Oculus’ Founder on the Pros and Cons of VR for Social Good

Oculus’ Founder on the Pros and Cons of VR for Social Good

Virtual reality’s potential to transform entertainment and social networking has been discussed ad infinitum. But we’re only starting to understand its promise for doing good.

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This Indoor Farm Can Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts

This Indoor Farm Can Bring Fresh Produce to Food Deserts

The maker of this $1,500 indoor farm says the trick to ending the world’s water crisis may be turning all of us into farmers.

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Why Twitter Is Finally Taking a Stand Against Trolls

Why Twitter Is Finally Taking a Stand Against Trolls

Twitter is starting to realize it has more to lose by staying silent on the issue of abuse.

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It’s Netflix vs. Amazon in an Epic Content Face-Off

It’s Netflix vs. Amazon in an Epic Content Face-Off

When Netflix debuted the binge-worthy first season of House of Cards in 2013, the company that brought down Blockbuster with its DVD-by-mail service ushered in yet another new era of entertainment: the age of quality web television. Just two years later, though, Netflix has company, as everyone from Yahoo! to Hulu is jumping on the […]

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This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less

This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less

Oscar Health just landed a nine-figure round of financing to advance its radical premise that health insurance doesn’t have to suck.

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Mark Zuckerberg Can’t Have It Both Ways on Net Neutrality

Mark Zuckerberg Can’t Have It Both Ways on Net Neutrality

The question isn’t whether Internet.org is a threat to net neutrality. It’s whether the rules of net neutrality should apply to places that have no internet access at all.

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The Innovative OS That’ll Bring PCs to the Developing World

The Innovative OS That’ll Bring PCs to the Developing World

With all the talk of the developing world leapfrogging into the mobile era, Endless wants to help bridge the global digital divide with a new kind of PC.

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White House CTO: Government Needs Tech Industry to Show Up

White House CTO: Government Needs Tech Industry to Show Up

The country’s CTO says our government is still years behind countries like the United Kingdom. To fix that, the tech industry in the U.S. needs to “show up.”

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A Super-Gross Diagnostic Tool That Could Save Your Life

A Super-Gross Diagnostic Tool That Could Save Your Life

VisualDx uses thousands of photos to help time-strapped doctors diagnose their patients faster. But, fair warning, looking at the photos will probably make you sick.

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