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Apple

Apple May Build a Car, But No One Will Buy It

Based on Tim Cook's comments and the company's core competencies, autonomous ride-sharing tech could bring Apple success via robo-taxis.
Sustainability

Want to Save Trees? Print More, HP Claims.

HP, trying to jumpstart its once-mighty consumer printing business, is investing in sustainable forests and making ink cartridges out of recycled plastic from Haiti.
Uber

Advice for Uber From Branson, Cuban and Others

Getting a level of distance can do a world of good.
Business Moving Forward

Holy Tribute, Batman! Watch the Bat-Signal Go Up Over Los Angeles In Honor of Adam West

Comic book and TV fans alike gathered for a touching tribute to the greatest Caped Crusader of them all.
News and Trends

Microsoft Unveils 'Project Scorpio' Game Console

Also in this episode, Daily Harvest scores celebrity investments and Lyft gets $25 million in backing from Jaguar.
Amazon

Amazon Patents Tech to Block In-Store Comparison Shopping

If you visit an Amazon Store, don't expect to be able to compare prices using your smartphone. Amazon's patent describes blocking such checks and sending a sales rep over to see you.
Facebook

Facebook Using AI to Wipe Out Terrorist Accounts

The social network is leveraging AI, in partnership with human expertise, to keep content from groups like ISIS and Al Qaeda off the platform.
Kickstarter

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Launches Kickstarter for Video Game

'Space Odyssey' players will terraform planets, build colonies and embark on missions.
Employee Benefits

3 Ways Corporate Heavyweights Are Improving Employee Retention by Prioritizing Maternity Healthcare

Partnerships with specialty providers diversify the life-changing benefits available to employees.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Brings His Mars Plan Before the Scientific Community

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla really wants to go to the red planet.
Cannabis

Report Foresees $5B Legal Cannabis Industry for California

State lawmakers are finalizing legislation to bring both medical and adult-recreational marijuana into the regulatory mainstream.
Instagram

Instagram to Crack Down on Shady Sponsored Posts

The Facebook-owned social network introduced a new branded content tool to help users more easily identify when posts are sponsored.
Take It From The Pros

How This $28 Million Startup Hopes to Save the World With 3D Printing

Divergent 3D, founded by a one-time investor and two-time entrepreneur, holds patents on technologies that allow carmakers to print vehicles.
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