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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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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Twitter is starting to realize it has more to lose by staying silent on the issue of abuse.
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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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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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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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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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Andreessen Horowitz is launching a new unit to help tech startups work with, instead of against, the government.
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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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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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