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The Future For Artists And Celebrities (And YouTubers) Is Direct Intimacy

Samuel Yam Contributor<p>Samuel Yam is co-founder and CTO of Patreon.<p>The most-watched Game of Thrones episode ever, this past season’s finale, had 8.11 million viewers. Meanwhile, Pentatonix, a musical a capella group on YouTube since 2012, gets 10 million views each week. The most watched episode of …

EXCLUSIVE: Revealed, the terminally ill man set to be first to undergo the world's first full HEAD transplant pioneered by doctor branded 'nuts'

• <b>Valery Spiridonov says he is ready to put his trust in Dr Sergio Canavero</b>• <b><br>30-year-old computer scientist was born with Werdnig-Hoffman disease</b>• <b><br>Genetic</b> …

York University

Scientists hail breakthrough cancer treatment as a 'game changer'

Is this a miracle cancer vaccine? Scientists hail breakthrough treatment as a 'game changer'<p><b>Experts find way of teaching body's immune system to</b> …

Immunotherapy

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

Apple’s new replacement program will fix the bad battery in your iPhone 5

Apple has launched a new iPhone 5 battery replacement program for a “small percentage” of iPhone 5 devices that “may suddenly experience shorter battery life or need to be charged more frequently.”<p>If that sounds like you and you bought your iPhone 5 between September 2012 and January 2013, you …

iPhone 5

Wearable Intelligence is raising $8.4M for Google Glass for doctors

If anybody needs to get constant, real-time information in a Google Glass-like wearable, it’s doctors and other healthcare workers.<p>Healthcare is one of the two major markets being addressed by San Francisco-based Wearable Intelligence, which makes software for wearable data presentation used by …

Google’s Emu acquisition could put a smart assistant in Hangouts

Mobile messaging apps litter the online stores, but not all of them offer a Siri-like assistant that listens in on your IM convos and detects what you’re doing — and then helps you do it.<p>That’s what Emu is and does. It also throws in some Google Now-like features that tell you what’s around you and …