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Last VCR company in Japan stops production

Last VCR company in Japan stops production

TOKYO — The world’s last video cassette recorder is set to roll off the factory line as a Japanese manufacturer ends production of the once booming home-theatre technology.

Google AI brings automation to customer service

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is trying to use its artificial intelligence (AI) know-how to tempt businesses onto its cloud and away from dominant services run by Amazon and Microsoft....