As Chief Content Officer of a learning company, people frequently ask me: “Won’t all of your content eventually be free? After all, when technology enters the market, free is right behind it.” Then they’ll point to something like the music industry, where annual revenues have declined more than $20 billion from their peak over a decade […]
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Iceland is unique in many ways: It has active volcanoes, semi-tasty whale-based dishes, and a kickass travel advertising campaign. It’s also the best place in the world to do genetic research.
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A new auction is treating seven impactful algorithms like artworks.
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Facebook is testing what it calls "spherical video," a new breed of online video you can view from multiple angles.
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In an exclusive interview, Mark Zuckerberg tells WIRED how Facebook is much more than the blue “F” icon on the front of your smartphone.
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Zya Ditty is a new mobile app that turns your typed text into autotuned vocals singing along with famous songs.
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Facebook wants its homegrown messaging app to replace email as the way we communicate with the companies we buy from.
Throughout her closing argument, Kleiner's lead defense attorney sought to show that Pao blamed others for her own failings but was simply not cut out to be a venture capitalist.
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If you're looking for the beginnings of an Atlantic hurricane this season, point your eyes and satellites at Africa.
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With 80-year-old glare-cutting science and 60-year-old hipster-cool chic, these iconic sunglasses have ridden the waves of fashion in timeless style.
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Ready to go on mystery-solving adventures with Veronica Mars? Pack your binge-watching bags, we're going to Neptune (California)!
When Michael Simmons and Kent Sutherland started building a calendar app for the Mac, their goal was simple: fix everything bad about iCal.
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In the world of VR hobbyists, the only real hardware is a pidgin of devkits and kludgy peripherals. That may be changing soon.
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The app aims to bring glimpses of history to your smartphone screen.
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