Tyson Foods Nears Deal, Computer Passes Turing Test, The Cost of Cyber Crime

Tyson Foods has won in the bidding war against Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. to buy Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages, with its offer of $63 a share in cash.

A computer has passed the Turing Test for the first time in history by convincing a third of the judges at the Royal Society in London that it was human.

Cyber crime is estimated to cost the global economy $445 billion a year.

Noncompete clauses, common in the technology and sales industries, are now appearing in an increasingly wide range of fields.

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