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Capital Gains: Zenefits cuts its own valuation to keep the lawyers out of the equation, Airbnb swells to $30 billion

J.P. Morgan is making a robotics play.<p>Once-mighty Zenefits has a new deal with its investors to keep them from suing the pants off Zenefits for the company’s major compliance scandal from earlier this year. More on that, and last week’s other big VC deals, below:<p>Airbnb is in the middle of a new …

Venture Capital

Man Claims He Invented iPhone In 1992, Sues Apple for $10 billion

What if the iPhone was invented in 1992? Well, one man says it was.<p>A Florida-based man is suing Apple for $10 billion in damages, as well as …

SIM-free iPhone 6S models are now available in the U.S.

Apple is now selling SIM-free iPhone 6S and 6S Plus models in the U.S.<p>The SIM-free iPhone is unlocked, so it doesn't tie you to a carrier or …

Tutorials

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Why the world is ready to combat climate change

In the early 1990s, when I was Prime Minister of Norway, I once found myself debating sustainable development with an opposition leader who insisted …

Samsung shipped 20,000 milling machines to Vietnam to match the iPhone's metal

Samsung's electronics division is often described as the jewel in the company's crown, and its smartphone business is what gives this gem its sparkle. In the first quarter of 2014, mobile accounted for more than three quarters of Samsung Electronic's operating profit, but since then things have …

Wall Street

7 Top Tools for Staying Ahead of the Latest Tech trends

Keeping up with technology can be difficult. So many new inventions come on the market every month, consumers may find it challenging to know what’s …

Portobello mushrooms could power your future phone

Engineers at the University of California at Riverside explore how batteries made with mushrooms could be cheaper to make and less prone to degrading over time.<p>Apple and Google just announced new tablets and smartphones touting the latest technological advances, but one thing those devices can't …

Clean Energy

Inside the ISIS Blueprint for Winning

Back in 2010, ISIS was on the downswing. The terrorist group then published a think tank-like pamphlet on how to get a country of its own.<p>Despite the …

Islam

717 people dead: What caused the Hajj stampede?

<i>For full coverage in Arabic, please visit CNN Arabic</i>.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> A day after a deadly crush killed 717 people during the Hajj in Saudi Arabia, a critical question remained Friday: What caused the chaotic stampede?<p>Among the suggested causes: pilgrims rushing to complete the rituals, heat, masses of …

Saudi Arabia

Everything we know about the Chinese president's childhood is terrifying

Xi, who took power in 2013, is known for being an incredibly private man of few words. What little we do know about him and how he grew up, though, is terrifying stuff.<p>The New York Times painted a harrowing picture of those days in a profile of Xi's teen years.<p>Xi's father was a high-ranking …

China

This free online encyclopedia has achieved what Wikipedia can only dream of

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy may be the most interesting website on the internet. Not because of the content—which includes fascinating entries on everything from ambiguity to zombies—but because of the site itself.<p>Its creators have solved one of the internet’s fundamental problems: How …

Humanities

Apple’s Launch Event was Creepy as Hell—The Alpha Pages

A breakdown of Apple's odd product unveiling during its corporate event in San Francisco on September 9, 2015

15 predictions Bill Gates made in 1999 which became true

In 1999, Bill Gates wrote a book titled “Business @ the Speed of Thought.”<p>In the book, Gates makes 15 bold predictions that at the time might have …

Entrepreneur First Demo Day: Meet The Nine Startups That Presented (And Read Our Take)

Yesterday afternoon I attended London-based Entrepreneur First‘s fourth Demo Day. EF isn’t an accelerator, co-founder Matt Clifford was at pains to out. Instead, the self-described “talent first” investor sources the best technical talent from across Europe — typically straight out of university …

The mission to save Matt Damon begins in the latest trailer for The Martian

No matter how brilliant and resourceful you are, being stranded alone on Mars is a nightmare. That's the plight of NASA botanist Mark Watney (Matt Damon) in the upcoming space epic <i>The Martian</i>, and in the film's latest trailer we get another close look at his struggle to survive. After a freak …

Movies

7 free apps that help you save money without thinking about it

Okay, keep it raised if you feel like there just isn't enough <i>time</i> to figure out your budget or calculate how much you should be putting away.<p>Well, all that is about to change.<p>There are tons of ways to save beyond searching for coupons or using your bank's limited mobile app.<p>Offering everything from …

So, Um, Starbucks May Be a Big Player in the Future of News

The futurists never stood a chance. Even a decade ago, as publishers were wringing their hands over the death of print, who would have thought that …

Flipboard

<b>Flipboard</b> is a news aggregator and social network aggregation company based in Palo Alto, California, with offices in New York, Vancouver and …

Flipboard has quietly raised $50 million in new funding

According to documents that the company filed in Delaware, passed to TechCrunch by Justin Byers from data provider VC Experts, Flipboard has authorised the sale of 22,668,540 shares of stock priced at $2.2057 each. Byers told TechCrunch that Flipboard has probably already raised the $50 million …

Flipboard comes to the web, and it’s beautiful

Your personal magazine is now a website<p>Flipboard, the newsreading app that has amassed 50 million monthly users on mobile devices, arrives today on the web. On the bigger screen, Flipboard is big, beautiful, and responsive. In moving to the desktop, Flipboard hopes to open up a big new avenue of …

Social Media

Flipboard Has Filed To Raise Another $50M

Flipboard’s 75 percent jump in the last six months has it clocking in at over 70 million monthly active users. And it looks like that is not the only recent bump for the startup: It appears to have quietly raised another $50 million in funding.<p>[Update: Flipboard has confirmed our story.]<p>We were …