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Scientists figured out how to make someone 'invisible'

So now you're invisible. Would you just walk around naked? Spend your life pranking as many people as possible? Would it be lonely?<p>With recent breakthroughs in cloaking technology, it may one day be possible to cloak the human body.<p><b>Besides the moral questions and general creep factor of a world</b> …

Startups are blowing $1 million a month and it's getting 'frightening,' warns Silicon Valley investor Sam Altman

But he does think startups are burning "frightening" amounts of money every month.<p>Altman detailed his fears in an email he sent to Y Combinator alumni this past weekend, and in a phone conversation with Business Insider on Monday morning.<p>"I still feel, as I've said for the past couple of years, …

Here's the 'new product' that Elon Musk is probably announcing April 30

Musk announced that the company will introduce a "new product line" on April 30 at its Hawthorne, California facility.<p>But there's a catch.<p>It won't be a new car.<p>So what could it be?<p>Some Tesla observers are convinced that it will be a battery, based on the design that powers the company's …

Steve Jobs had an incredible definition of what a company should be

Part of the reason Apple boomed into the massive success it is today is because Jobs had a very specific idea of what a company is and how it should work.<p>For Jobs, it wasn't just about the money.<p>Here's how he explained his definition of a company to Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli in their book, …

Bill Murray's 5 Most Underrated Movies

When he's not Ghostbusting<p>Despite Bill Murray's reputation as a freewheeling comedian who loves nothing more than to crash unsuspecting civilians' engagement photo shoots and bachelor parties, there's more to the 66-year-old star than just cooler-than-cool ridiculousness. For every <i>Stripes</i>,</i> …

Meet VMware, The Scrappy Company That Everyone Wants To Buy ... Or Crush

VMware is both a publicly traded company and a subsidiary of computer storage giant EMC, which owns just under 80% of VMware's shares.<p>It is the crown jewel of EMC's famous "federated strategy," in which EMC owns controlling interests in a wide variety of tech companies.<p><b>Jump straight to the pictures</b> …

The 50 Best Colleges In America

For the first time in years, <b>Stanford University took the top spot on our list</b>. In fact, schools with strong tech and engineering programs reigned over our list, with Caltech rounding out the top 3 schools.<p>For our sixth annual ranking of the Best Colleges In America, we surveyed over 1,500 people …

Roku Passes 10 Million Mark As Streaming Competition Heats Up

Roku has sold 10 million streaming players in the US, says CEO Anthony Wood in a blog post today. The milestone is a significant one for the California-based company in a market that by all accounts has tremendous growth potential. The NPD Group in a recent report estimates that 17% of US Internet …

7 Handy Chrome Tab Manager Extensions

Chrome tab manager<p>If you’re anything like me, one minute your sat there breezily browsing the Web and the next minute your computer slows to a crawl as the result of the hundreds of tabs you just opened.<p>That’s not hyperbole either, I regularly have more than 100 tabs open in Chrome, so keeping …

Jessica Alba's Startup Raises $70 Million At A Nearly $1 Billion Valuation

The Santa Monica, California, company, which sells natural and eco-friendly baby products, just raised $70 million and is valued at almost $1 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The Series C round of funding comes from several VC investors including Wellington Management Company, …