Clinton Owns Silicon Valley’s Vote Now That Bloomberg’s Out

Over the weekend, early Facebook employee and venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya told an audience gathered at San Francisco’s LAUNCH Festival that if Michael Bloomberg were to run for president, he would put his firm, Social Capital, on hold to join Bloomberg’s team. “If he does run, the same team that …

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How Meldonium Became a Doping Drug of Choice

My mom took erythropoietin—EPO. It helped her tired, anemic body pump out more red blood cells for years before it became the drug of choice for professional cyclists in the late 1990s and early 2000s. I mention this because somebody’s mom probably also takes meldonium, the same drug that tennis …

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Everything We Know About MH370

A crew member of a Royal New Zealand Airforce (RNZAF) P-3K2-Orion aircraft helps to look for objects during the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in flight over the Indian Ocean on April 13, 2014 off the coast of Perth, Australia. Greg Wood – Pool/Getty Images A piece of …

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Mockingjay’s Epic Climax Required One Epic Green Screen

Unlike the first two films in the Hunger Games series, the Mockingjay two-parter did not require the production designers to create a battle arena for the terrifying spectacle that is the titular slaughter. Instead, Mockingjay’s final battle happens when Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) storms the Capitol along with a group of …

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Now Amazon is also getting into virtual reality

All aboard the VR train! Following in the footsteps of Google, Facebook and Samsung — and Microsoft and Intel, if you want to count so-called augmented reality — Amazon has posted a job listing indicating it is preparing to take the plunge into the world of virtual reality. According to …

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Steve Wozniak on Apple vs. FBI: I'm with Apple on this one

Even though he’s not working there anymore, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak always has an opinion on all things Apple, and he doesn’t shy from saying it in public.  On Monday, Woz was a guest on Conan, where he shared his thoughts on Apple’s firm denial to help the FBI install …

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