This Week in Tech
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The World’s First “Floating Country”
Imagine living on a tropical island, with no concerns about paying taxes or following the law. If this sounds like a dream come true, you might want to check this out »
From $31 Billion to Bankrupt?
By enabling ordinary people like us to rent out our extra rooms, Airbnb revolutionized the travel industry. With nearly 5 million listings, this start-up is already worth a jaw-dropping $31 billion. Now meet the company that’s aiming to take it down »
A Coffee Table that Doubles as a Robot
For those who are physically disabled, basic tasks like reaching for the remote or picking up a cup of coffee can be a challenge. That’s why an industrial designer built a line of robotic furniture that’s capable of delivering items right to you. See it in action here »
Scientists Want Your DNA for Storage
First, the bad news: we’re running out of places to store important data. Now, the worse news: scientists want to store that data inside your DNA. Find out how close we are to becoming human computers »
Move to this Tiny Town and Get $500 per Month
The California town of Stockton will be paying its citizens $500 a month — no strings attached. Have you packed your bags yet? Learn more here »