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Lilium receives $90 million to build electric flying taxi

The Lilium Jet will be able to travel from London to Paris in one hour<p>German start-up Lilium has secured $90 million in funding to build a five-seat, all-electric flying taxi. The funding will be used to develop the company’s five-seat commercial Lilium Jet, as well as to grow the company’s team of …

Snoop Dogg sues beer-maker Pabst over sale profits

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snoop Dogg sued Pabst Brewing Co. on Monday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its proceeds from the company's sale …

NASA prototypes a drone aircraft destined for Mars

No, you're not looking at a very sophisticated boomerang -- that may be the first aircraft to fly the Martian skies. NASA has revealed that it's building a prototype for Prandtl-m (Preliminary Research Aerodynamic Design to Land on Mars), a glider drone that would launch from a descending rover and …

Drones

Google, Nike, Jawbone and the fight to win wearable computing

When wireless headset company Jawbone announced plans Tuesday to buy wearable sensor maker BodyMedia for what a source said was more than $100 million, it may well have marked a turning point for wearable computing.<p>The technology, which includes everything from Google Glass eyewear to heart-rate …

Wearable Tech

Taking on TV: how Netflix is becoming an original programming powerhouse

Contributors:<p>Share Tweet<p><b>Share</b> Taking on TV: how Netflix is becoming an original programming powerhouse<p>share tweet Linkedin Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email<p>Back in 2011, Netflix took its first steps into a life beyond simply distributing content — it announced two original TV series, <i>Lilyhammer</i> and <i>House</i> …

Here’s how smartphones, tablets and huge databases will upend market research

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Vadim Georgiev<p>If you’re tired of those annoying 8 p.m. phone calls asking questions about where you …

Does the web still matter?

This week, the World Wide Web turned 20. And the organization in charge of its future seems to have forgotten about the anniversary, which may leave many to wonder: Do we still care about the web?<p>In the distant world of 1993, Tim Berners-Lee and CERN introduced an invention and a set of ideas that …

The Difference Between Growth Hacking and Marketing

Like most people who do marketing for startups, I have a love-hate relationship with the term “growth hacker.” On the one hand, it has allowed startup marketers to differentiate themselves from their counterparts in corporate America. On the other, it just sounds like one of those Silicon Valley …