This Week in Tech
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Will You Drill Your Head Open for Facebook?
When I’m sitting on the couch, I often ask my “Google Home” digital assistant for things like movie times and the weather. But it’s kind of awkward to talk to devices at work or in public. That’s why Facebook is building a device that can literally listen to your thoughts. The world is getting weirder and weirder »
A $1.5 Billion Blog Post
In a blog post last week, e-commerce business Shopify was accused of being an “illegal, get-rich-quick scheme.” Guess what happened to the company’s stock once the blog post went viral? Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will cost you billions »
IBM Tells Employees, “Stop Working at Home”
In the 1980s, IBM pioneered the concept of telecommuting, allowing its employees to work from home. But now it’s having a change of heart. Put your pajamas away »
Hey Bitcoin Investors: Get Your Private Jets Here!
If you’ve got an extra few million bucks burning a hole in your pocket, you’re in luck: jet manufacturers are slashing prices right now: A Gulfstream of Your Own »
Scientists Finally “Execute” Cancer?
Scientists say they’ve developed an effective way to kill cancer cells, while leaving healthy cells intact. They believe this could be the end of a deadly disease. We can hope »