This Week in Tech
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“Jason’s Ready To Take You To The Hospital Now”
Uber’s become a $70 billion company by shuttling people around town for work and pleasure. But now, more and more customers are using the ride-hailing service for something far more important: Emergency Services »
Coming Soon: Advertisements On The Moon
Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong planted an American flag on the moon, a Japanese company is set to turn Earth’s closest neighbor into the biggest billboard in the universe. One small step for man, one giant leap for advertising »
Google Says I’m Dead
A Google search for “Rachel Abrams” reveals a young woman who passed away in June 2013. But Rachel isn’t dead. In fact, she’s the one who discovered the mistake »
Change Your Password Right Now!
Do you use your birthday as your ATM code? How about “12345” to access your e-mail? If so, you’re not alone — and you’re putting yourself at serious risk of being hacked. Here’s a list of the 25 most-popular passwords. Is yours on it? »
Scientists Discover New Source of Renewable Energy
We use plants to decorate our homes and offices, and as a source of food. But what if we could use them to provide light? Engineers at MIT are making it possible »