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2 Biotech Companies Lead the Race to Develop a Zika Vaccine
Biotechnology

2 Biotech Companies Lead the Race to Develop a Zika Vaccine

Although the Zika vaccine may still be years away.
Carolyn Sun
Steve Wozniak Is Bringing Comic Con to Silicon Valley
Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak Is Bringing Comic Con to Silicon Valley

The Apple co-founder will make technology a bigger part of the gathering.
Carly Okyle
Product Changes at Twitter Have So Far Not Reignited Excitement
Twitter

Product Changes at Twitter Have So Far Not Reignited Excitement

Analysts say Twitter's stock price, which has reached record lows, is unlikely to rise until the company shows significant user growth.
Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 Will Be Available for Pre-Order on March 31
Tesla

Tesla's $35,000 Model 3 Will Be Available for Pre-Order on March 31

Tweets by CEO Elon Musk followed a note in the company's earnings release on Wednesday that the Model 3 is on schedule for deliveries in late 2017.
Arjun Kharpal
Yahoo Announces First Round of Layoffs as it Trims 15 Percent of Workforce
Yahoo

Yahoo Announces First Round of Layoffs as it Trims 15 Percent of Workforce

The layoffs take effect April 11 and affected employees received 60-day advance notice of the move
What the Average American Spends on Valentine's Day
Valentine's Day

What the Average American Spends on Valentine's Day

From roses and jewelry to dinner and champagne, Feb. 14 can be a costly affair.
The Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S., According to Yelp Users
Restaurants

The Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S., According to Yelp Users

Eateries in one particular state dominated the list.
Burger King Is Starting to Sell Hot Dogs
Franchises

Burger King Is Starting to Sell Hot Dogs

'It's so obvious,' says the company's head of North American operations. 'I don't know why we didn't do this before.'
Marc Andreessen Apologizes for Tweets About India
Marc Andreesen

Marc Andreessen Apologizes for Tweets About India

The prominent venture capitalist and Facebook board director had condemned the Indian government for banning the social-media company's free Internet service.
Twitter Introduces New Timeline That Places 'Best' Tweets First
Twitter

Twitter Introduces New Timeline That Places 'Best' Tweets First

The announcement comes days after CEO Jack Dorsey softly debunked the possible change.
Carly Okyle
Government Tells Google Its A.I. Could Be Considered a Legal Driver
Self-Driving Cars

Government Tells Google Its A.I. Could Be Considered a Legal Driver

Major automakers and technology companies such as Google are racing to develop and sell vehicles that can drive themselves at least part of the time.
Breather, the App That Lets You Rent Office Space by the Hour, Is Expanding to New Cities
Business Partnership

Breather, the App That Lets You Rent Office Space by the Hour, Is Expanding to New Cities

The venture-backed startup is launching in new markets domestically and abroad.
Carly Okyle
Warner to Pay $14 Million Settlement in 'Happy Birthday' Lawsuit
News and Trends

Warner to Pay $14 Million Settlement in 'Happy Birthday' Lawsuit

Now public domain, the company will no longer collect copyright fees for the song.
Lindsay Friedman