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Elon Musk Is Serious About Digging a Tunnel to Avoid Traffic
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Is Serious About Digging a Tunnel to Avoid Traffic

The SpaceX CEO plans to start digging 'in a month or so.'
Google's Virtual Reality Film Has Been Nominated for an Oscar
Google

Google's Virtual Reality Film Has Been Nominated for an Oscar

It's the first time a VR film, as well as Google, has been nominated.
Apple to Let Developers Respond to App Store Feedback
Apple

Apple to Let Developers Respond to App Store Feedback

The move aligns it more closely with the Google Play store.
Faraday Future: Car Maker, Hype Machine or Both?
Cars

Faraday Future: Car Maker, Hype Machine or Both?

The company wants to build a supercar's supercar, but it apparently is unable to pay its bills for lavish expenditures.
Tech Tops Glassdoor's Best Jobs of 2017
Jobs

Tech Tops Glassdoor's Best Jobs of 2017

Data scientist, DevOps engineer and data engineer are this year's winners.
Amazon Launches STEM Toy Subscription for Kids
Amazon

Amazon Launches STEM Toy Subscription for Kids

The STEM Club Toy Subscription encourages kids to learn through play -- for $20 a month.
Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Run for President
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg Will Not Run for President

The entrepreneur is focused on Facebook and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.
North Americans Spent Almost $7 Billion on Legal Marijuana in 2016, Report Finds
Cannabis

North Americans Spent Almost $7 Billion on Legal Marijuana in 2016, Report Finds

The cannabis industry in the US and Canada shows rapid growth as legalization continues its halting march.
dispensaries.com
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Acquires Meta's Scientific Search Engine
Philanthropy

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Acquires Meta's Scientific Search Engine

The company plans to make its AI-powered research tool free to everyone.
Trump Picks Net Neutrality Foe as New FCC Chairman
Politics

Trump Picks Net Neutrality Foe as New FCC Chairman

Not surprisingly, ISP trade groups cheered the announcement while consumer groups voiced concern.
Snapchat Cracks Down on Objectionable News Stories
Snapchat

Snapchat Cracks Down on Objectionable News Stories

Snapchat's Discover section is often full of gossip and clickbait.
How to Tackle Creativity, According to Super Bowl Champion Martellus Bennett
Real Entrepreneurs

How to Tackle Creativity, According to Super Bowl Champion Martellus Bennett

The New England Patriots superstar has made it his business to embrace fun and creativity.
Dan Bova
How 10 Brands Thoughtfully Chimed In on President Trump's Inauguration
Politics

How 10 Brands Thoughtfully Chimed In on President Trump's Inauguration

Companies acknowledged the presidential transition and subsequent Women's March in a range of ways.
Lydia Belanger
'Hack the Army' Program Pays Out About $100,000 for Netting 118 Bugs
Bounty

'Hack the Army' Program Pays Out About $100,000 for Netting 118 Bugs

The Department of Defense rewarded individuals and groups who hacked into its servers.