Technology

Stephen Hawking: Humans Ruined the Earth and Must Escape to Space
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Stephen Hawking: Humans Ruined the Earth and Must Escape to Space

One thousand years. That's all the third rock from the sun may have left.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Best New Tech to Look Out For in 2016 and Beyond
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The Best New Tech to Look Out For in 2016 and Beyond

From drones to virtual-reality headsets, here is what will be popular this year.
Emily Price
A 'Self-Propelling' Stroller Just Launched on Indiegogo
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A 'Self-Propelling' Stroller Just Launched on Indiegogo

The Internet of Things may soon include a smartphone-controlled stroller equipped with a wireless speaker for music, an electric feeding bottle warmer and a battery charger.
Carly Okyle
Microsoft Will Soon Spawn a Classroom Edition of Minecraft
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Microsoft Will Soon Spawn a Classroom Edition of Minecraft

Brick by brick, the tech giant plans to cash in on the game's popularity with educators and students.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Twitter's Former CEO Is Working On Now
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What Twitter's Former CEO Is Working On Now

Dick Costolo, who left the social-media company last summer, is helping to build something new.
Leena Rao
This 'Smart Wallet' Found Success on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. So Why Didn't It Deliver?
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This 'Smart Wallet' Found Success on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. So Why Didn't It Deliver?

Crowdfunding is all about the numbers, but the humans behind the risky campaigns are often hard to calculate.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Boldly Growing Where No Flower Has Grown Before
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Boldly Growing Where No Flower Has Grown Before

ISS Astronaut Scott Kelly takes to Twitter to showcase the first flower grown in space.
Nina Zipkin
WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses
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WhatsApp Scraps Subscription Fee, Announces New Communication Tools for Businesses

While the service has long vowed to remain free of third-party apps and spam, its latest pivot could pave the way for a Facebook-like monetization model.
Geoff Weiss
Uber Is Piloting an On-Demand Helicopter Service
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Uber Is Piloting an On-Demand Helicopter Service

The ridesharing giant has inked a deal with Airbus Group to test on-demand helicopter rides at the Sundance Film Festival this week.
The Evolution of New Generic Top-Level Domains
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The Evolution of New Generic Top-Level Domains

Look out for a variety of new domains along the lines of .names, .co, .party and thousands of others to soon be available.
Peter Daisyme
This Robot Is Like a Chauffeur for Slow Sperm
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This Robot Is Like a Chauffeur for Slow Sperm

This new method of fertilization is the latest discovery in a rapidly expanding field of microrobots being built for navigating the human body.
More Than 2 Chinas Worth of People Will Be Digitally Connected By 2020. Are You Ready?
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More Than 2 Chinas Worth of People Will Be Digitally Connected By 2020. Are You Ready?

In less than five years, 65 percent of the eight billion people on Earth will be digitally connected. This creates tremendous challenges and opportunities for businesses.
Joe Hyrkin
This Dating App Lets Your Actual Heart Choose Your Matches
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This Dating App Lets Your Actual Heart Choose Your Matches

Working with Fitbit and Android Wear, Once pairs people when their chests start beating.
Lindsay Friedman