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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.
Facebook Pledges to 'Do Better' After Posting of Murder Video
Facebook

Facebook Pledges to 'Do Better' After Posting of Murder Video

Facebook disabled the suspect's account within 23 minutes of receiving the first report about the murder video, but admitted that's not good enough.
Starbucks Unleashes the Unicorn Frappucino
Starbucks

Starbucks Unleashes the Unicorn Frappucino

If you want to try this colorful drink, you better hurry -- it's only available for a limited time.
Rose Leadem
Netflix: Our Biggest Competitor Is Sleep
Netflix

Netflix: Our Biggest Competitor Is Sleep

Amazon and HBO aren't the real competition as far as Reed Hastings is concerned.
Do You Need to Create a Personal Brand for Your Business?
Make More Happen

Do You Need to Create a Personal Brand for Your Business?

Should you be the face and voice of your own company?
Greg Rollett
Smart Bandages Will Use 5G Data to Track Your Health
Health

Smart Bandages Will Use 5G Data to Track Your Health

Tests of always-connected dressings should start within a year.