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Amazon's Drone Rival: Weekly News

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Looking to keep on top of the latest headlines in small business, innovation and tech? Check out our Weekly News recaps posted every Friday morning -- a quick summary designed to keep you current. 

Uber is test-driving a leasing program. The ride services company's foray into financial services is an effort to sign up more drivers, offering prospective workers discounts to new and old cars.

Twitter's earnings may have exceeded expectations but its user count doesn't show the same signs of growth -- and the social network's CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey says he's not pleased.  

Meanwhile, Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and Steve Wozniak are raising awareness about the dangers of artificial intelligence. They're joining forces with other top intellects in backing an open letter warning that the rise of A.I. could spark the next global arms race, that is, if we don't stop the killer robots first, writes our Kim LaChance Shandrow 

And Amazon may be the main champion for commercial drone use in the U.S. but one company may be one step closer to making its drone delivery system a reality.  

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Edition: December 2016

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