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Elon Musk Teases Tesla Semi and Pickup Trucks
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Teases Tesla Semi and Pickup Trucks

The Tesla CEO said the semi truck will be unveiled in September, while the pickup will be ready in 18 to 24 months.
This List of the Highest-Paid CEOs May Surprise You
CEOs

This List of the Highest-Paid CEOs May Surprise You

Equilar has released its annual look at the 100 biggest companies in the country.
Nina Zipkin
Oxford University Researchers to Explore the Potential Benefits of Medical Marijuana
Cannabis

Oxford University Researchers to Explore the Potential Benefits of Medical Marijuana

The US government insists marijuana has no medical value. One of the world's most prestigious universities thinks otherwise.
dispensaries.com
The Inspiring Story of REI Co-Founder Mary Anderson
Entrepreneurs

The Inspiring Story of REI Co-Founder Mary Anderson

The adventurous businesswoman recently died at 107.
Nina Zipkin
Read This Long-Lost Interview With Charlie Murphy
Entertainment

Read This Long-Lost Interview With Charlie Murphy

The beloved TV icon died at the age of 57 on Wednesday.
Bill Schulz
Blue Origin Space Tourists Won't Get Bathroom Breaks
Blue Origin

Blue Origin Space Tourists Won't Get Bathroom Breaks

The trip from Earth to the Kármán line takes just 11 minutes, with the whole flight lasting 40 minutes. If you need to go, Blue Origin demands you hold it.
A Future Apple Watch Could Be Essential for Diabetics
Apple

A Future Apple Watch Could Be Essential for Diabetics

According to CNBC, Apple has a secretive team working on blood sugar monitoring.
Yelp Tests Robot Food Deliveries
Yelp

Yelp Tests Robot Food Deliveries

Bots from Marble, a San Francisco startup, are now delivering orders from Yelp's Eat24 app, dodging pedestrians and other obstacles along the way.
Geek Builds His Own iPhone Using Chinese Market Parts
iPhone

Geek Builds His Own iPhone Using Chinese Market Parts

You really can build your own iPhone with a little patience and a trip to Shenzhen, China.
Qualcomm Must Refund BlackBerry $815 Million in Fees
BlackBerry

Qualcomm Must Refund BlackBerry $815 Million in Fees

Qualcomm is also the recipient of a lawsuit from Apple and the subject of multiple government investigations into its business practices.
Burger King Ad Hijacks Google Home
Google Home

Burger King Ad Hijacks Google Home

It appears Google has stopped the fun (or aggravation) but for awhile, Google Home responded to a Burger King TV ad with Whopper facts.
What Anyone Can Learn From Watching David Letterman's Mother
Family

What Anyone Can Learn From Watching David Letterman's Mother

Dorothy Mengering, a beloved 'Late Show' fixture, dies at 95.
Nina Zipkin
Walmart Adding 'Pickup Discount' to Online-Only Products
Walmart

Walmart Adding 'Pickup Discount' to Online-Only Products

If you order online, but opt to pick up your items from a local store, Walmart will lower the price.
Lincoln Debuts Uber-Like Service, But With Your Own Car
On-Demand

Lincoln Debuts Uber-Like Service, But With Your Own Car

The chauffeur program will launch in select cities.
Lydia Belanger