Laura Hillhouse

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Nokia is paving the way for driverless cars

A fleet of 300 cars is methodically criss-crossing major cities around the world, documenting our streets in painstaking detail.<p>They aren't Google's Street View cars, but Nokia's Here True cars, similar vehicles with a slightly different goal. Nokia wants to create the next generation of …

Snapchat values itself at $19bn

Snapchat is attempting to raise fresh funds that would value the less than four-year-old company at up to $19bn, according to Bloomberg. The Los Angeles-based company, which makes mobile apps that allow users to send photos and videos which self-delete after a few seconds, is reportedly trying to …

Venture Capital

The truth about Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian, the King Of Instagram, has a lifestyle as controversial as it is enticing. He's a playboy and a professional poker player, he hangs …

In another brilliant move, IBM just budgeted $1 billion to take down EMC

This is important and interesting for a whole bunch of reasons — and shows that CEO Ginni Rometty has her competitive game on.<p>She's got a plan to move her massive 400,000-ish strong workforce from shrinking businesses and towards growth areas, even though it's painful, with a number of quiet …

A GLAMOUR Girl's Guide To Wedding Day Etiquette

Who needs Debrett's? Read @charlotteduck's guide in gifs to the proper way to behave at a wedding<p>Your best friend's getting married…<p>And GLAMOUR is …

Facebook still suspending Native Americans over 'real name' policy

Changes to Facebook’s “real name” policy have failed to stop users from being suspended from the site, leading activists to renew their push to have the tech giant change its policy.<p>Dana Lone Hill, a Native American, had her account reinstated last week after being asked to provide multiple forms …

Internet

What makes a great tour guide - and why the French need to lighten up

In travels over recent years, I’ve bumped into some brilliant guides. A middle-aged life-force called Christian swung me round the greatest hits of Florence, with no concessions. In the Uffizi, he swept other visitors out of the way, pulling up chairs in front of The Birth of Venus, that the two of …

The Mysterious Science of Motion Sickness

New research starts to explain why some people feel nauseous on cars, boats, buses, and carnival rides, while others don't.<p>The wide expanse of blue water that covers most of this world holds many mysteries. Humans have explored a mere five percent of the oceans over the long and storied history of …

Northwestern University

Stompy boots and hat hair are in, necks are out – eight things we learned from New York fashion week

<b>New York’s coat game is strong</b><p>Thankfully. Gone are the days when the New York fashion week ideal meant bare legs, a white cashmere coat and a driver on standby. There’s some serious embracing of geological practicality this week. Which is good when it’s minus 15C and weather forecasts are non-stop …

New York Style