Facebook’s Got a Top-Secret Division?

The Secretive Billionaire Who Toppled Apple in China The founder of Chinese smartphone brands Oppo and Vivo is convinced that Tim Cook didn’t have a clue who he was two years ago. My how things have changed » These Are YCombinator’s 52 New Start-ups Y Combinator had its 24th “Demo…

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Time To Buy Snapchat

Leonardo DiCaprio Wants to Sell You Some Fish Celebrity environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio didn’t get enough of the sea during his role in “Titanic.” Now he’s got a new business—and it smells pretty fishy » Big Tobacco Catches Start-up Fever For a company that sold more than $26 billion worth of…

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How Bestselling Author James Altucher Profits From Trends...

How Bestselling Author James Altucher Profits From Trends… Former hedge fund manager James Altucher’s new book, “Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth” is essentially all about money: making it, growing it, keeping it, in America today. It’s about building wealth, investing, business, and finance. James tells readers how staying on top…

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[PICS] Fire-Shooting Drones

Human Embryo Editing Gets the OK—But No Superbabies An advisory board formed by the National Academy of Sciences just gave gene editing the green light—but please, don’t bring your baby in for an upgrade » Airbnb Is Killing It We knew that hospitality start-up Airbnb was already profitable. But until…

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Why you’re right and everyone else is wrong...

This might sound awful, but I’m going to say it anyway: I love it when I’m right... Especially when everyone else is dead wrong. For example, when Matt and I started Crowdability, people said we were crazy. They said individual investors like you would never make money in this market.…

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[Video]: Flying Taxis

This Device Knows When You’re About to Get Sick Michael Snyder, Chairman of the Genetics Department at Stanford University, thinks you should pay more attention to your smart watch. Why? Because based on his latest research, he believes it can be used to detect the start of the flu, Lyme…

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Warning: Could This Be Your Next Medical Emergency?

Uber’s Latest Initiative: Flying Cars Mark Moore, an aircraft engineer who spent the last 30 years at NASA, just joined Uber. His new initiative is called Uber Elevate. Will it fly? » Russian Hackers Cheat Slot Machines—and Casinos Have No Fix In June 2014, the Lumiere Place Casino in St.…

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Billionaire's Doomsday Prophecy...

This App Is Better Than Your Dermatologist Researchers at Stanford University have created a technology that can tell if your rash is a cancer concern, or a harmless pimple—and it can do it just as well as a human doctor » The End of Crappy Wi-Fi Is Near Everybody hates…

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[Video] Your Worst Nightmare: Glass Bullets

Mexico Explores Buying Twitter and Shutting It Down There’s a strange idea circulating among Mexican currency traders. Instead of spending serious money to defend the peso against anti-Mexico tweets, Mexico should just buy Twitter and shut it down » Cost of Raising a Kid Hits $233,610 And that’s just the…

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