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That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion
Elon Musk

That Time Google Almost Bought Tesla for $11 Billion

When Tesla almost bottomed out two years ago, Elon Musk turned to Larry Page to save it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Robot Buys Ecstacy With Bitcoin, Gets Arrested
Robots

Robot Buys Ecstacy With Bitcoin, Gets Arrested

It's all in the name of art, folks.
Meet Color Genomics, the Startup That Wants to Make Genetic Testing Less Expensive
Genetic Testing

Meet Color Genomics, the Startup That Wants to Make Genetic Testing Less Expensive

The Silicon Valley startup just raised $15 million in funding from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, Yahoo's Jerry Yang and other high-profile investors.
Leena Rao
Twitter Now Lets You Direct Message Anyone You Want
Twitter

Twitter Now Lets You Direct Message Anyone You Want

Whether you follow them or not, individuals and companies can now privately contact you, thanks to Twitter's new opt-in program.
Verne Kopytoff
4 Ways Your Small Business Can Better Prevent Cyber Crime
Cyber Security

4 Ways Your Small Business Can Better Prevent Cyber Crime

What you can do right now to discourage and maybe even stop hackers cold.
Brian Honigman
4 Tech Solutions That Are Also Problems When Managing Employees
Office Tech

4 Tech Solutions That Are Also Problems When Managing Employees

Technology allows us to work all the time from everywhere and that creates leadership challenges often solved with more technology.
Heather R. Huhman
Scientists Have Developed a Camera That Charges Itself
Technology

Scientists Have Developed a Camera That Charges Itself

Scientists at Columbia University created a prototype of a self-charging camera. Take that, Selfie Stick.
This Drivable Car Was 3-D Printed in 44 Hours
Far Out Tech

This Drivable Car Was 3-D Printed in 44 Hours

Perhaps this is the start of what will become a niche market for customized cars.
8 Far-Out 'Jetsons' Contraptions That Actually Exist Today
You've Arrived

8 Far-Out 'Jetsons' Contraptions That Actually Exist Today

The creators of the classic cartoon made some pretty spot-on predictions.
Nina Zipkin
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Why We Shouldn't Fear Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence

Why We Shouldn't Fear Artificial Intelligence

AI isn't the "demon" it's made out to be; inherently it's useful and will allow us to affect change like we never have before.
Tim Oates
Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles
Internet TV

Verizon to Offer Custom Pay TV Bundles

By allowing more flexibility, Verizon hopes to lure customers away from cable rivals and upstart Web TV companies.
Startup Founder: GPS Sucks. And I'm Going to Fix It.
GPS

Startup Founder: GPS Sucks. And I'm Going to Fix It.

PathSense wants you to get around without draining your smartphone battery.
How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars
Far Out Tech

How Microsoft's HoloLens Could Boost the Race to Colonize Mars

Virtual reality + holograms + Mars = out of this world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
These Apps Could Solve America's Huge Food Waste Problem
Food

These Apps Could Solve America's Huge Food Waste Problem

In the U.S., edible food is frequently thrown away. A host of new mobile apps are designed to reduce food waste and hunger. Will they work?
Colleen Kane