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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Pledges $3 Billion to Curing and Managing Disease
Mark Zuckerberg

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Pledges $3 Billion to Curing and Managing Disease

Investments will include a bioscience research center, and plans for a chip to diagnose diseases, continuous blood stream monitoring and a map of cell types in body.
Read Elizabeth Warren's Epic Smackdown of Wells Fargo CEO
Legal Issues

Read Elizabeth Warren's Epic Smackdown of Wells Fargo CEO

'Have you returned one nickel of the money you earned while this scam was going on?'
Entrepreneur Staff
Google, Launching Allo, Bets on AI to Spice Up Chats
Google

Google, Launching Allo, Bets on AI to Spice Up Chats

The new messaging service, which was unveiled in May, will compete with Facebook Inc.'s WhatsApp and Messenger.
Search Like You Talk on Google Drive
Google

Search Like You Talk on Google Drive

Plus, Google added a few other 'small but mighty' features in Docs to help you out.
Volkswagen Modified a Beetle to Get Porsche-Like Speed
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Modified a Beetle to Get Porsche-Like Speed

A highly modified Beetle LSR reached 205mph.
Instagram Rolls Out Option to Save Posts as Drafts
Instagram

Instagram Rolls Out Option to Save Posts as Drafts

Posting latergrams just got a lot easier.
Tesla Fixes Security Bugs After Claims of Model S Hack
Tesla

Tesla Fixes Security Bugs After Claims of Model S Hack

The company said it pushed out an over-the-air update to automatically update software on its vehicles within 10 days of learning about the bugs.
British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future
Robots

British Philosophers Consider the Ethics of a Robotic Future

A standards document offers guidelines on robot-human relationships and more.
20 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do
Google Chrome

20 Things You Didn't Know Your Chromecast Could Do

While the ultraportable device is pretty much plug and play, there are a few tips and tricks that can make casting more magical.
This Elon Musk Heavy Metal Music Video Will Rock You Into the Future
Entertainment

This Elon Musk Heavy Metal Music Video Will Rock You Into the Future

The band is called RAPTOR COMMAND. They love Elon Musk and they love to shred. Any questions?
Dan Bova
GM Sets Bolt Electric Car Price at $37,495
General Motors

GM Sets Bolt Electric Car Price at $37,495

The Bolt will have a driving range of 238 miles on a full charge, substantially more than any currently available electric vehicle at a similar price.
Grab Raises $750 Million to Take on Uber in Southeast Asia
Ridesharing Apps

Grab Raises $750 Million to Take on Uber in Southeast Asia

Since its launch in 2012, the company has expanded into motorbike hailing, carpooling and delivery.
Wal-Mart Completes Acquisition of Jet.com
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Completes Acquisition of Jet.com

Jet, with its ability to lower prices as customers add more items to their shopping carts, will help the world's largest retailer reach more customers, including millennials.
Bitcoin Is Money, U.S. Judge Says in Case Tied to JPMorgan Hack
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Is Money, U.S. Judge Says in Case Tied to JPMorgan Hack

U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by Anthony Murgio to dismiss two charges related to his alleged operation of Coin.mx, which prosecutors have called an unlicensed bitcoin exchange.