• Democratic National Committee chair steps down following Wikileaks email release

    Democratic National Committee chair steps down following Wikileaks email release

    In a massive shake up just ahead of Monday’s convention in Philadelphia, Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced today that she will be stepping down from her role as the head of the Democratic National Committee after the end of the event. The move comes as calls for her to resign have increased in the wake of a massive release of DNC staff member emails by Wikileaks. Read More

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    Regenerative medicine today is like the internet in 1993

    Robin Smith is the co-founder CEO of ORIG3N, a regenerative medical company that has crowdsourced blood samples to create the world’s biggest and most diverse bio-repository. According to Smith, regenerative medicine is the next big thing in medical science — so disruptive, in fact, that he says it’s akin to the Internet in 1993. No wonder, then, that ORIG3N has already… Read More

  • Drip irrigation provides a conduit for change Crunch Network

    Drip irrigation provides a conduit for change

    Democratic governments are slow-moving creatures — as they should be. Social stability generally requires that change be evolutionary, not revolutionary, lest the changes imposed set off turmoil that could cause much more harm than the hoped-for good. While that principle works fine for most aspects of society, it’s woefully inadequate when it comes to implementing technology for… Read More

  • Yahoo’s board reportedly agrees to $4.8 billion Verizon bid

    Yahoo’s board reportedly agrees to $4.8 billion Verizon bid

    According to reports that are starting to trickle in, Yahoo’s board has accepted the terms of the Verizon offer we reported last week. The core assets of the company that started life in Jerry Yang and David Filo’s 1994 Stanford dorm room as “Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web” — and at one point was one of the highest valued properties on… Read More

  • Prisma for Android is now live for all in the Google Play Store

    Prisma for Android is now live for all in the Google Play Store

    The hits just keep on coming for Prisma. Just over a month after launching on iOS and almost immediately capturing the imagination of the Instagramming masses in the process, AI-fueled photo filtering app is Prisma is now live for all Android users. That’s a mere five days after the app first launched in beta on Google’s mobile operating system, through a limited invite… Read More

  • Apple lays the groundwork to kill online advertising Crunch Network

    Apple lays the groundwork to kill online advertising

    Their products help us learn, communicate and navigate the world. The companies behind these innovations are battling for the future of computing. Each one is defending their core businesses while placing bets on the future. Their tangled business relationships help mask the underlying strategies that drive them; however, Apple’s strategy to stifle Google’s chief revenue source… Read More

  • Solar Impulse 2 takes off the final leg of its round-the-world flight

    Solar Impulse 2 takes off the final leg of its round-the-world flight

    In the wee hours of the morning, the Solar Impulse 2 took from Cairo, embarking on the last leg of its round-the-world journey. The 17th and final part of the trip is set to end in Abu Dhabi, where it first set off from in March 2015. The last leg of the journey is anticipated to take around 48 hours, at which point pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg will have flown a total of… Read More

  • Researchers use neural networks to turn face sketches into photos

    Researchers use neural networks to turn face sketches into photos

    We all have a soft spot for Prisma, the app that turns smartphone photos into stylized artwork. But the reverse process — transforming artwork into pictures — is no less fascinating. And it’s not far from becoming real, researchers in the Netherlands said. A team of four neuroscientists at Radboud University is working on a model for inverting face sketches to synthesize… Read More

  • PonoMusic goes dark for several weeks as the company switches providers

    PonoMusic goes dark for several weeks as the company switches providers

    Neil Young’s music service is apparently down, but not out. In a note posted to Pono’s front page, the hi-res music provider announced that it’ll be going offline for for “several weeks,” due to the recent acquisition of Omnifone, which has been the driving force behind the service’s infrastructure. The company’s purchase has led Pono to seek a new… Read More

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