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By Linda Lacina

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Replaced. Cracker Jack prizes have been replaced with QR codes.

Growing. Amazon's cloud business grew 64% in the past year.

In talks. Comcast to buy DreamWorks Animation for nearly $4 billion.

AI spirituality. A humble robot monk can advise you on the meaning of life in one Buddhist temple.

Good to know. Hot hosts get more Airbnb bookings, according to a new study.

AI confessions. A pop-up confessional with a robot that will listen to your secrets is coming to New York City.

Linda Lacina

Entrepreneur Staff

Linda Lacina is a special projects director at Entrepreneur.com. Her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Smart Money, Dow Jones MarketWatch and Family Circle. Email her at llacina@entrepreneur.com.

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