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How to Get Google to Quit Tracking You
Google

How to Get Google to Quit Tracking You

On Maps, Google is with you every step of the way. But you can do something about it.
Here's How April 20 Became the 420 of Global Cannabis Significance
Cannabis

Here's How April 20 Became the 420 of Global Cannabis Significance

What was once code for some Northern California high school stoners is now global shorthand for celebrating marijuana's growing acceptance.
Andre Bourque
To Increase Gender Diversity, We Need to Go Back to School
Gender Gap

To Increase Gender Diversity, We Need to Go Back to School

B-schools and companies need to stop confining discussions of gender to women-centric events and instead normalize gender diversity throughout their institutions.
Susan Duffy
3 New iPhones, Including Premium Model, May Be Coming This Year
Apple

3 New iPhones, Including Premium Model, May Be Coming This Year

Bloomberg's unnamed sources say Apple is testing a curved glass screen that 'covers almost the entire front of the device,' plus 'stainless steel materials and more advanced cameras.'
Grand Theft Auto V Is Helping Teach Driverless Car AI
Driverless Cars

Grand Theft Auto V Is Helping Teach Driverless Car AI

The game is a very rich and realistic simulation from which to learn to drive.
Uber Central May Destroy Corporate Car Service Accounts
Uber

Uber Central May Destroy Corporate Car Service Accounts

Uber Central is a new feature that lets business users book multiple rides at once for guests, VIPs and visitors.
Facebook Brings Social VR to Oculus Rift
Facebook

Facebook Brings Social VR to Oculus Rift

The new Facebook Spaces app, in a closed beta, is the company's latest offering for people who want to share photos and videos with their friends online.
Facebook Teaches its Bots New Tricks
Facebook

Facebook Teaches its Bots New Tricks

Updates to the bot platform for Facebook Messenger will let you play a song directly from Spotify and ask questions of small businesses, among other new features.
Explore the World With Google Earth's New 'Voyager' Feature
Google

Explore the World With Google Earth's New 'Voyager' Feature

The real star of the new Google Earth, now on Chrome and Android, is Voyager, which the company calls 'a showcase of interactive guided tours.'
California Strikes Back: Proposed Law Bans Locals from Working with Feds on Pot Crackdown
Cannabis

California Strikes Back: Proposed Law Bans Locals from Working with Feds on Pot Crackdown

If the feds enforce marijuana laws in the Golden State, legislators there want them to receive no help from local cops.
dispensaries.com
Watch Mark Zuckerbeg's F8 Keynote Live Here
Facebook

Watch Mark Zuckerbeg's F8 Keynote Live Here

The Facebook CEO is expected to take the stage at 1 p.m. ET.
Entrepreneur Staff
Study: Drivers Use Their Phones During 88 Percent of Trips
Phones

Study: Drivers Use Their Phones During 88 Percent of Trips

The study, by analytics firm Zendrive, found that 'Americans use their phones nearly every single time they get behind the wheel.'
MIT Tools Help You Learn a New Language During Idle Moments
Learning

MIT Tools Help You Learn a New Language During Idle Moments

Researchers from MIT have developed a series of tools called WaitSuite that test you on vocabulary words during times you wouldn't otherwise be doing anything.
iPhone Thief Outsmarted at Coachella Music Festival
iPhone

iPhone Thief Outsmarted at Coachella Music Festival

The tech-savvy music lovers fired up the Find My iPhone app and chased the alleged thief around the Indio, Calif., venue until security workers could nab him.