But a $1 billion valuation is still a huge milestone for any startup. Pitchbook, a private-equity and venture-capital research firm, analyzed various patterns and other data to identify the next nine expected
Elon Musk doesn’t want to get into genetic engineering because he doesn’t know how to avoid 'the Hitler problem'
As the story goes, when billionaire innovator Elon Musk was deciding what he wanted to do with his life, he asked himself the question: "What will most affect the future of humanity?" He came up with answers:
Speaking at the Re/code tech conference, Apple executive Jeff Williams said that "the car is the ultimate mobile device" in response to a question about what industries the company is exploring. Williams
Apple doesn't want you hacking around its Watch, so it was kind of a deal when an accessory maker discovered a diagnostic port that would enable just that. The company, Reserve Strap, now has a video that
The six-camera product will start shipping in the second half of this year and will cost more than $3000. That price might seem steep, but all six cameras will also be removable, so they can be used individually.
Once friends and allies, Apple and Google have emerged as rivals — and now may be jockeying for position in the competitive arena of mobile payments. As both companies approach their respective developer
Chinese e-commerce site and Alibaba rival JD.com is putting its money into fresh fruit and vegetables after it led a $70 million Series C round in FruitDay, a company that sells fresh produce across China.
This former Air Force officer is one of the US' most renowned private-sector experts on the structure of the internet
"A lot people's understanding of the internet is that it's a cloud — there's this amorphous thing and you connect into it and inside that cloud everybody's connected to everybody," Madory explains to Insider.
Apple remains as tight-lipped as ever about the device's specs and features, but this hasn't stopped people from guessing. A new research note from Citi lays out what its analysts think will be in the
The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with
The guilty pleas mean the banks are literally felons, and it's a distinct shift in the way law enforcement has dealt with Wall Street in the past. Lawsuits and legal fees are nothing new for the banks:
World / Updated May 9, 2015, 2:35 PM GMT Thousands of Russian troops marched across Red Square, tanks rumbled through the streets and jets screamed overhead on Saturday in a huge military parade marking
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The idea is to create reusable rockets that can safely return to Earth and land intact. But SpaceX is still in the testing phase of the new landing maneuver. On Jan. 10, SpaceX semi-successfully landed
Microchips govern our homes, cities, infrastructure, and military. What happens when they're turned against us? In late summer of 2006, the Japanese division of McDonald’s decided to run a new promotion.
Back in the late nineties, it seemed everyone was talking about about a new wireless technology with a funny name. “It’s the name of a medieval King of Denmark!” some would write, but soon it became apparent
Startup accelerators, now fixtures of the tech community, were hard to find just a few years ago. When researchers Yael Hochberg and Susan Cohen began researching accelerators in 2010 and 2011, they could
Unconvinced by President Obama and the government’s promises to protect security researchers, professional hackers have expressed concern the “cyber” sanctions announced today by the US administration
47% of manufacturers expect big data analytics to have a major impact on company performance making it core to the future of digital factories. 36% expect mobile technologies and applications to improve
The world of big data is changing so quickly that we really need to look beyond today’s analytic capabilities and chart where enterprise-grade architectures are headed in the future. Even the vocabulary
I did not attend the annual Consumer Electronics Show two weeks ago, but I eagerly read about the prototypes for new consumer gadgets and services that debuted there. From all accounts, the Internet of
It’s easy to find lots of people who worry that artificial intelligence will create machines so smart that they will destroy a huge swath of jobs currently done by humans. As computers and robots become
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