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The US economy added 2,7m jobs in 2015, capping the best two-year stretch of employment growth since the late 1990s, pushing the unemployment rate down to 5%. But to listen to the doomsayers, it’s just a matter of time

IBM is launching a 10-year initiative to bring Watson and other cognitive computing systems to Africa. Dubbed “Project Lucy”, the company intends investing US$100m in the initiative, giving scientists and IBM partners access to advanced cognitive computing technologies