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Tesla Seeks $1.6 Billion to Build a 'Gigafactory'
Innovators

Tesla Seeks $1.6 Billion to Build a 'Gigafactory'

Elon Musk's electric car company has ambitious plans -- and needs a lot of money to make them happen.
Jason Fell
Google Lobbyists Rally as States Consider Restrictions on 'Glass'
Legal

Google Lobbyists Rally as States Consider Restrictions on 'Glass'

Google has deployed lobbyists to argue restrictions on wearing Glass while driving proposed by officials in Illinois, Delaware and Missouri.
Geoff Weiss
Netflix Co-Founder Not a Fan of 'Binge-Watching'
Netflix

Netflix Co-Founder Not a Fan of 'Binge-Watching'

Netflix's Mitch Lowe says releasing original series all at once isn't a long-term solution for building an audience.
The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO
Growth Strategies

The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO

After weeks of speculation, SEC documents confirm that San Francisco-based Dropbox has raised another monster-sized round of cash.
Catherine Clifford
Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

If not properly evaluated, advances could cause disruptions that destroy your company.
Tom Cochran
Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview
Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview

Dying to know what the latest generation of Samsung's flagship phone will be like? Here are the details.
Jason Fell
What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?
Mobile

What Does WhatsApp's Win Mean For the Future of Texting?

With the success of mobile messaging apps like Viber and WhatsApp, will texting be left behind?
Kiran Moodley
Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year
Mobile

Life Coaches, Gamification and Augmented Reality: What to Expect in Mobile This Year

From more education apps to iBeacons exploding on the market, 2014 will be a year where mobile will see massive disruption. Here are 10 predictions.
Rishu Mandolia
Netflix and Comcast Strike a Deal, With a Bit of Mystery
Business News

Netflix and Comcast Strike a Deal, With a Bit of Mystery

The video-streaming service has agreed to pay Comcast to ensure that its customers don't experience delays and hiccups in service. Yet, questions remain.
Catherine Clifford
Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems
Eric Schmidt

Google's Eric Schmidt to Give $1 Million to Help Tech Savvy Organizations Solve Problems

Schmidt says he's putting his money where his mouth is as he promotes his book, The New Digital Age.
Laura Entis
Next Up in Health Tech: DNA Hacking
Health

Next Up in Health Tech: DNA Hacking

This startup is developing products that allow people to monitor damage to their DNA, and is crowdsourcing the huge amounts of data required to make those results meaningful.
Katherine Gray
Android? Nope. iOS? No Way. Samsung's Newest Smart Watch Will Use a Different Operating System.
Technology

Android? Nope. iOS? No Way. Samsung's Newest Smart Watch Will Use a Different Operating System.

Samsung is opting for an open source OS the company is hoping will give Android some real competition.
Benjamin Kabin
Advertising Will Soon Reach a Digital Tipping Point
Marketing

Advertising Will Soon Reach a Digital Tipping Point

Online marketing is putting increasing pressure on legacy ad businesses, with more people logging in than tuning in.
Steve Gahler
Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones
Technology

Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones

Filed in 2008, the USPTO granted the request by Apple for a headphone system that can monitor biometric data and can potentially be controlled with head gestures.
Geoff Weiss