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Amazon is offering customers loans — and high street retailers should be worried

The service, which is called Amazon Pay Monthly, is in partnership with Hitachi Capital, who also work with John Lewis on a similar scheme. The repayment can be made over two, three, or four year periods, depending on the price of the item — making pricey purchases much more affordable. According …

Almost every NFL player who donated his brain to science had brain disease

A whopping 87 out of 91 former NFL players who donated their brains to science have tested for positive for chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease that causes memory loss, dementia, and depression. The study, based on information from the largest brain bank in the …

The Brain

Apple Recruits Trojan Horse To Attack Android

As I highlighted in Forbes’ weekly digest of news from Cupertino, Apple is on the hunt for Android software engineers (the job listing is currently here, and copied below). While there is natural speculation about what other projects the engineers could be working on (after all, the job description …

Apple Music

Zuckerberg reveals Facebook's AI, VR and Internet.org plans

In a Q&A on his profile today, Mark Zuckerberg explained how he and his team are preparing Facebook for the future. In it, he revealed that he believes the ultimate communication technology will allow us to send thoughts to each other. "You'll just be able to think of something and your friends …

Apple muscles into music streaming

Apple'siTunesmade its mark as the place to buy music downloads, but it left the fast-growing streaming business to rivals such asSpotify,Pandora, Rhapsody and others.<p>Now it's playing catch-up. On Monday, Apple formally launched its bid to become a one-stop shop of digital music offering on-demand …

New $125 Million Fund Will Target Startups Led By Women And Minorities

Intel's venture capital arm is betting that a diversity-focused strategy will improve its financial performance.<p>Talk to a Silicon Valley bigwig these days, and you'll probably hear pronouncements about the need to correct the woeful lack of gender and ethnic diversity in tech.<p>Now one venerable tech …

Venture Capital