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Alibaba invests another $1.3 billion into its offline retail strategy
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:51

 Alibaba has furthered its physical retail footprint after it invested another billion dollars into projects to develop its so-called “new ...

Energy riches fuel bitcoin craze for speculation-shy Iceland
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:42

Virtual currencies like Iceland for its renewable energy sources and cool climate but the 2008 banking crisis left locals wary of financial speculator...

What Microsoft’s Antitrust Case Teaches Us About Silicon Valley
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:46

Twenty years after the US tried to break up Microsoft, a new crop of giants rule technology in an uneasy balance. And the government seems unable to s...

Instagram is testing screenshot alerts for stories
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:42

 Instagram is testing a feature that will show users when someone else takes a screenshot of their story. Users included in the test are getting...

Hackers hijack government websites to mine crypto-cash
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:51

A security expert says thousands of sites used visitors' computers to mine cryptocurrency. BBC News - Technology

Trump administration hopes to privatize ISS after 2024
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:42

If the US government plans to stop funding the International Space Station at the end of 2024, there's a big question: what happens next? Hand th...

The 5 Most Popular Dogs on Instagram
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 03:54

According to a search of users’ posts, these are the platform’s pre-eminent pooches. NYT > Technology

Startups are (still) making weird name choices
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 02:42

 First names, foods and animals have been quite popular lately with founders choosing startup names. Meanwhile, other naming styles are getting m...

After Math: It's bobsled time!
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 23:43

The 2018 Winter Olympics are starting up but Pyeongchang won't be the only place crowning champions. This week we've already seen Waymo win ...

Raise softly and deliver a big exit
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 20:42

 In the world of venture capital, the prospect of a successful “exit” looms large in the minds of investors. A VC’s business mo...

The Shift: His 2020 Campaign Message: The Robots Are Coming
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 19:43

Andrew Yang, a former tech executive, is mounting a longer-than-long-shot bid for the White House by warning of economic calamity ahead. NYT > Techno...

Here’s a video of Elon Musk watching the Falcon Heavy take off
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 17:51

 This past week, as we watched SpaceX launch its absolutely massive Falcon Heavy rocket for the first time, many of us wondered if it would make ...

After Settling With Uber, Waymo Faces Bigger Challenges
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 14:51

The self-driving car unit of Google’s parent company was a pioneer in self-driving cars. Now, its former engineers are among its toughest competitor...

Porsche and Audi will share an electric car platform
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:45

Porsche and Audi are no stranger to sharing car innards (the Cayenne and Macan use the same basic chassis as the Q7 and Q5, for instance), and that�...

Tech Deals: Amazon Kindle, Dell Notebooks, Rocket League
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:56

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Facial Recognition Is Accurate, if You’re a White Guy
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:42

Commercial software is nearly flawless at telling the gender of white men, a new study says. But not so for darker-skinned women. NYT > Technology

Twitch to ban users for 'hate' on other platforms
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:46

The streaming site says it will now ban people who are abusive on other platforms as well as its own. BBC News - Technology

Russian nuclear weapons engineers caught ­­­­minting blockchange with supercomputer
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 05:44

A reproduction of the Tsar Bomba, the biggest nuclear weapon ever detonated, at the Nuclear Weapons Museum at RFNC-VNIIEF in Sarov, where Russia desig...

Can Season 2 of Netflix's 'Dark' Possibly Be Good?
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 04:47

'Dark'—Netflix’s first original series to be produced in Germany—is a somber intergenerational time-travel drama that may not be for everyone. ...

Why is HBO making shows from podcasts?
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 02:41

HBO has signed a deal with political podcast Pod Save America that will see the popular show become a series of TV specials. The episodes will be shot...

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