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Cannabis

Nevada Declares Marijuana State of Emergency to Avoid $100 Million Tax Shortfall

Marijuana, until recently illegal in Nevada, is now a major source of revenue the state can't afford to lose.
Microsoft

Microsoft: MS Paint Isn't Dead, It's Just Moving

After 32 years, MS Paint will move from being a standard feature of Windows to being available on the Windows Store.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Says Mark Zuckerberg's Understanding of AI Is 'Limited' After the Facebook CEO Called His Warnings 'Irresponsible'

The billionaires Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk are fighting publicly about the future of artificial intelligence.
Robots

This Little Robot Finds Leaks in Water and Gas Pipes

A group of researchers from MIT have developed a small robot that can inspect water and gas pipes from the inside to locate leaks before they become a big problem.
Legal

Legal Battle Could Kill Fact-Check Site Snopes.com

A contractual battle and a complicated divorce might mean the end of the fact-check site.
Self-Driving Cars

India Will Ban Driverless Cars in Order to Protect Jobs

The country's transport minister addressed the issue in a statement today.
Technology

This New Translation Tech Will Smash the Language Barrier to Doing Business Globally

The ability to translate between languages quickly and inexpensively opens vast new possibilities.
Pokémon

Pokémon Go Fest Was a Disaster

Attendees -- some of whom traveled far distances to get there -- were met with widespread network problems, which prevented many from being able to play the game.
YouTube

Building a Car or Fixing a House? These YouTubers Can Help.

For DIYers who like to make their own furniture, one of the YouTube superstars of the so-called maker video scene is a 50-year-old master craftsman named Jimmy Diresta.
worth-knowing

Silicon Valley? Try Silicon Worldwide.

The strip of highway from San Francisco to San Jose is not the only center of innovation on Earth.
Advertising

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Made a Siri Movie

The Rock and Apple team up for 'the biggest, coolest, sexiest, funnest movie ever' that ends up being less than four minutes long.
Self-Driving Cars

Are Autonomous Vehicle Tests a Public Hazard?

Unlike other technologies, testing of self-driving cars on public roads could cause safety concerns and have an immediate negative impact on society.
Verizon

Report: Verizon Throttles Netflix and YouTube During Network Tests

Verizon says the speed discrepancies were related to 'network testing over the past few days to optimize the performance of video applications on our network.'
Google

Google Tests VR as a Replacement for Dull Training Videos

A contest between training videos and virtual reality goes to VR.
Amazon

Amazon Spark Is a Pinterest-Like Shopping Social Network

The new feature inside Amazon's iPhone app lets you follow specific categories and people, making it easy to buy things you find.
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