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The false choice between automation and jobs

Automation will give the global economy a much-needed productivity boost, even as it enables us to tackle societal “moonshots” such as curing disease …

Zuckerberg: telepathy is the future of Facebook

Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg thinks that you will soon be able to send emotions directly to your friends.<p>In a Q&A session held (where else) on …

Google’s self-driving cars are now on the streets of California

“OK Google, drive me to work.”<p>Google announced today that its panda-shaped self-driving cars are now puttering around the streets of Mountain View, California. Quartz first reported in March that Google was likely to start trialling its cars this year.<p>The cars can only travel 25 mph and will have …

Autonomous Cars

Holus brings 3D holograms to the home and office

Can we truly say mobile technology puts the world in our hands, when all we can see is 2D images in a flat (or slightly curved) screen? Technology continues to improve and I say it’s time for the true next-generation devices to hit the store shelves. VR and Augmented reality are the first things …

The African tech hubs fostering innovation

Viva Senegal: How this West African nation became Africa's quiet high-tech titan

ALL too often conversations on the digital scene in Africa look to the East - focusing on the gains being made in Rwanda and Kenya in particular.<p>When …

Africa

These Companies Are Racing To Sell You High-Speed Internet From Space

A globe-circling fleet of small satellites could deliver high-speed internet to all corners of the Earth. It's the new space race — and the kings of Silicon Valley all want to win.<p>A race to space is playing out on Earth, aimed at providing everyone on the planet with broadband internet access and …

New Rules Allow Early Adopters to Become Early Investors

James Han Contributor<p>James Han is the co-founder of SeedInvest , a leading equity crowdfunding platform and a former investor at Francisco Partners.<p>Were you one of the first to identify Uber as a game changer? What about being one of the first to use Amazon or Google in the early days?<p>If you had …

WhatsApp Partners With Open WhisperSystems To End-To-End Encrypt Billions Of Messages A Day

Good news for people who love privacy and security, bad news for black-hat hackers and government surveillance agencies. WhatsApp, the wildly popular messaging app, has partnered with the crypto gurus at Open WhisperSystems to implement strong end-to-end encryption on all WhatsApp text …

Pitch Your Startup On TechCrunch Radio On Sirius XM

After a highly successful 6-week pilot, and a brief hiatus, TechCrunch Radio on Sirius XM is returning and settling in for a much longer stay. We’ll be returning very soon for our usual hour-long show on Sirius XM 102 Indie, and like usual, we’ll be holding our rapid-fire startup pitch-off.<p>If …

3 Practical Ways to Connect With Millionaires

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Over the past several months, after starting my podcast, Career Savvy Fed, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know several millionaires.<p>One millionaire, David Hornik, is a venture capitalist I came to know after reading Adam Grant’s …

Meet The Network Of Guys Making Thousands Of Dollars Tweeting As "Common White Girls"

The Twitter illuminati that made "Alex From Target" an overnight sensation can drive millions of clicks with a simple retweet.<p>Cameron Asa is a 21-year-old communications major at the University of Tennessee. He's also the owner of Tweet Like A Girl, a Twitter account with 1.2 million followers.<p>Asa …

New scorecard knocks Skype and other messaging services for lacking security features

Looking for a secure messaging tool? The Electronic Frontier Foundation just released a new scorecard comparing a wide variety of apps and services …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Obama weighs in on race, reluctantly

President Barack Obama’s agitation following the George Zimmerman verdict was apparent to people in the West Wing all week — so it was frustrating, if not surprising, to some in Obama’s circle that he waited nearly a week to express his feelings publicly.<p>Since his reelection, the nation’s first …