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Elon Musk's Neuralink Wants to Connect Our Brains to Computers
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Neuralink Wants to Connect Our Brains to Computers

Not content with electric cars, launching rockets and trying to travel to Mars, Elon Musk also wants to add AI to our brains.
How to Build a Volunteer Corps That Outlasts a Surge
Volunteering

How to Build a Volunteer Corps That Outlasts a Surge

Turn one-time volunteers into lifelong supporters.
Rob Wenger
Elon Musk Offers Tesla Model 3 Sneak Peek
Tesla

Elon Musk Offers Tesla Model 3 Sneak Peek

Musk took to Twitter to show off the new car and share some tidbits about its evolution.
Amazon Will Collect State Sales Taxes Nationwide April 1
Amazon

Amazon Will Collect State Sales Taxes Nationwide April 1

If you're shopping in a state that has a sales tax, Amazon will collect it.
What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Fed's Rate Rise
Finance

What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About the Fed's Rate Rise

How the financial web will help small business owners ahead of the increase.
Ryan Himmel
5 Routes the Cannabis Industry Could Take to Get Around Federal Banking Restrictions
Cannabis

5 Routes the Cannabis Industry Could Take to Get Around Federal Banking Restrictions

States that have legalized marijuana are working on regulatory fixes to allow the cannabis industry the access to banks that it needs to grow.
Andre Bourque
Apple Patent Describes Dumb Laptop Powered by iPhone
Apple

Apple Patent Describes Dumb Laptop Powered by iPhone

Could the future of the MacBook be as an accessory device requiring an iPhone or iPad to function?
Instagram Blurs Out 'Sensitive' Photos
Instagram

Instagram Blurs Out 'Sensitive' Photos

The blurry screen will be placed over content that has not violated Instagram's policies, but was reported by someone and confirmed to be 'sensitive' by a member of Instagram's review team.
Twitter Is Thinking About Paid Subscriptions
Twitter

Twitter Is Thinking About Paid Subscriptions

The focus would be on providing a premium version of Tweetdeck aimed at professionals and offering extra insight without any adverts.
Senate Votes to Reverse FCC Consumer Internet Privacy Rules
Privacy Concerns

Senate Votes to Reverse FCC Consumer Internet Privacy Rules

The regulations were intended to require more transparency on the part of ISPs.
Nina Zipkin
Colorado Takes Aim at the Marijuana Black Market
Cannabis

Colorado Takes Aim at the Marijuana Black Market

Legislation seeks to reduce the large amount of legally grown marijuana diverted to criminal sales.
dispensaries.com
Google Maps Lets You Share Your Location and Trips in Real Time
Google

Google Maps Lets You Share Your Location and Trips in Real Time

The company expects to start rolling out the feature worldwide to its iOS and Android Maps apps soon.
LG Is Putting Alexa at the Center of Your Home
LG

LG Is Putting Alexa at the Center of Your Home

The company debuted new home hubs with Alexa at CES. We heard more of the company's vision for Amazon's digital assistant during a trip to its HQ in Korea.