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Medical cannabis cultivation: could Germany be the next Canada or Netherlands?

After years of chronic back pain stemming from a severe motorcycle crash, Günter Weiglein received special permission from the German government to …

Veterans are key as surge of states OK medical pot for PTSD

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a telling setting for a decision on whether post-traumatic stress disorder patients could use medical marijuana.<p>Against the …

Cannabis

Pot initiatives: Predicting the next 15 states to legalize marijuana

CLOSE<p>There's more support than ever for marijuana legalization and that includes Republicans.<p>Support for legalizing marijuana for recreational use …

The Federal Government Just Broke Its Medical-Marijuana Promise

Looks like it'll be more of the same for the cannabis industry in 2018.<p>Few if any industries are growing at a quicker and more consistent pace in the …

Cannabis

California Weed Entrepreneurs Will Make $5.2B In 2018 With Almost No Banks To Put It In

California cannabis entrepreneurs will earn $5.2B in revenue in 2018 as recreational use becomes legal there. The state will collect about one billion dollars in accompanying marijuana taxes. These numbers, estimated by Matt Karnes, industry analyst and managing partner of New York’s GreenWave …

Cannabis

Google-born startup thinks its time for a ground-source heat pump renaissance | Ars Technica

Heating and cooling are holdouts in decarbonization and ripe for revolution.<p>Seeking to do for home heating systems what SolarCity did for solar …

Off-grid

This startup wants to modernize the hotel industry

Calling for room service is kind of annoying, though it’s one of the most first world-type of problems one could have. But that’s just to say the hotel industry is behind, technologically speaking.<p>Startup AavGo is trying to fix that by bringing iPads into hotels to enable hotel staff to communicate …

1800 MPH: EV Charging Technology Moving Faster Than Expected

Many who reject the option of an electric vehicle say that they’ll consider one only when EVs have the range for occasional long-distance drives and can recharge about as quickly as you can refill a car’s tank with gasoline. Well, that time is nearly here—a lot sooner than even many experts in …

Best SUVs 2018 | Best Small SUVs, Crossover SUVs, Mid-Size SUVs, and Luxury SUVs

Compare<p>Blending comfort, technology, and spirited handling into a three-row crossover is no easy feat, but the MDX manages to pull it off with ease.<p>Compare<p>Acura’s compact RDX goes from drab to fab with a makeover that modernizes its equipment and its driving character.<p>Editors' Choice<p>Compare<p>If …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Why Ethereum is outpacing Bitcoin

While Bitcoin is currently trading at close to its all-time high, its dominance in terms of proportion of total cryptocurrency market cap is rapidly decreasing — ground largely given up to Ethereum.<p>This shift is probably being driven by a few factors. Despite its recent appreciation in value, as a …

Cryptocurrency

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They …

Immunotherapy

Google's Eric Schmidt shares his best advice for managers

Eric Schmidt is the executive chairman of Alphabet, the parent company of Google and one of the most influential conglomerates in the world.<p>But when he joined Google in 2001, it was a search engine company with a few hundred employees that was still three years away from an IPO.<p>By the end of …

Eric Schmidt

Woz thinks Apple is too big a company to come up with the next big thing

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has implied that Apple is too big a company to come up with the next big thing in tech.<p>Interviewed by <i>Bloomberg</i> on what are likely to be the biggest tech breakthroughs in the coming years, and which companies are likely to make them, Woz didn’t list Apple as a …

Tesla

Satechi’s new Pro Hub expands 2016 MacBook Pro past USB-C ports

Satechi has just announced the availability of its take on the USB-C hub for the 2016 MacBook Pro. While USB-C ports may be standard in a few years, today they’re just not, and many creatives still rely on external hubs to get their work done. Satechi’s new aluminum Type-C Pro Hub will bring back …

Baidu AI helps parents find their abducted son 27 years later

Facial recognition tech has loads of application other than the creepy ones that put your privacy at risk. In China, for instance, it has helped a couple find their son 27 years after he was abducted. Fu Gui thought it was strange that he only had vague memories of his childhood, so he uploaded a …

Foster Care

Facial recognition is increasingly common, but how does it work?

<b>(Getty/Maxiphoto/Salon)</b><p>Using computers to identify people’s faces can be helpful as well as worrisome<p>Jessica Gabel Cino<p>April 22, 2017 11:29pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>The Trump administration’s efforts to impose new immigration rules drew attention — and legal …

Machine Learning

Elon Musk's new plan to save humanity from AI

Elon Musk has a new plan to protect humanity from artificial intelligence -- if you can't beat 'em, join 'em.<p>In October 2014, Musk ignited a global discussion on the perils of artificial intelligence. Humans might be doomed if we make machines that are smarter than us, Musk warned. He called …

Artificial Intelligence

This is how a star-enveloping solar power plant might work

The anatomy of a Dyson Sphere.<p>By 3100 A.D., Earth’s skyrocketing population might require so much energy—to run our virtual-reality consoles, jetpacks, and Hyperloops—that our power plants won’t be able to keep up. Physicist ­Freeman Dyson proposed a solution to just that sort of crisis in 1960: a …

Solar Panels

As electric vehicles take off, gas stations could go away

When new technology comes to market, the first deployment tends to emulate the closest comparable iteration. So, it makes sense that people would …

Here’s how much money you need to live ‘comfortably’ in major U.S. cities

Aspiring U.S. city slickers, especially those without high incomes, should consider picturing themselves living in Texas, Kansas or Michigan.<p>Why? If …

We did it! We 3D printed in space

Stuck in space without a part you desperately need? That’s not such a big deal anymore, thanks to a 3D printer that arrived at the International …

Smart locks: the next smart-home winner?

Nest paved the way for the smart home, showing investors that consumers would pay $249 for a next-generation thermostat. Now many are wondering what …

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day

If you’re looking to move but can’t find the house of your dreams, you may be able to just print out what you’re after in the near future.<p>A San Francisco-based 3D-printing startup, Apis Cor, has come up with an exceedingly affordable solution for building new houses. It can 3D-print concrete walls …

San Francisco

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Its Software For Free

Here's what's worth downloading.<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalogue, and everything is available for free download, without any …

How to set up online payments processing

• How merchant accounts and payment processing work.<br>• The pros and cons of the different pricing plans.<br>• Chargebacks and disputes – and how to minimize …

3 Strong Stocks to Invest in the Driverless-Car Race

Driverless-car stocks are revving up for a record-breaking year. If you're on the hunt for a pure play on the trend, though, you're out of luck. There are essentially no publicly traded companies dealing exclusively in driverless cars. But at The Motley Fool, we're always on the lookout for …

Fewer car owners and more driverless vehicles in future, survey reveals

Auto bosses say industry will focus on new digital services and expect battery-powered cars to dominate marketplace by 2025<p>Half of today’s car owners will not want to own a vehicle and more and more will want self-driving and electric cars in future, a survey of car manufacturing bosses has …

Money

A star is hurtling towards our solar system and could knock millions of asteroids straight towards Earth

The star is currently hurtling through space at about 32,000 mph, and is around 64 lightyears away. (One lightyear is around 5,878,000,000,000 miles.)<p>Gliese 710 is about half the size of our sun, and it is set to reach Earth in 1.35 million years, according to a paper published in the journal …

Space