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Google’s new features for combatting ‘tech addiction’ have little basis in science — here’s a closer look at what the re...
At this week's Google I/O developer conference, the company unveiled a collection of features aimed at improving users' wellbeing. The company's intentions may be good, but the scientific case for the features is weak. Here's a look at each of the new features — and what science says about them.
At its 2018 I/O developer conference, Google showed off some updates coming to Google Home and Assistant. One feature — Google Duplex — can make phone calls for you and talk to the person on the other end to schedule appointments and make reservations.
The suspected Golden State Killer was recently found in part based on a DNA sample submitted to a commercial genetics website. If that has you concerned about the security of your own genetic material, here's how to wipe it from sites like Ancestry and 23andMe.
The company behind America’s favorite hummus has funded an under-the-radar effort to make lab-grown steak
Aleph Farms is a Strauss Group-funded Israeli-based company that's out to make cuts of clean meat — not ground beef or patties — using the principles of regenerative medicine. Beef producers should take note.
The San Francisco Bay Area’s economy is ‘defying gravity’ — and it reveals how powerful the tech industry has become
In our analysis of economies in the biggest US metropolitan areas, cities in the San Francisco Bay Area came out on top. And the findings suggest that the region around Silicon Valley holds a big chunk of the country's wealth.
An app that links you to a therapist by text has plans for a major expansion — starting with prescribing drugs
Talkspace is bringing on psychiatrists to prescribe medications to patients through the app. It's also announcing a round of new partnerships, including giving brothers in the 9,000-member fraternity Delta Tau Delta free access to the platform.
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IT jobs and other tech jobs have a reputation for major earnings. Here are 15 roles with base salaries of at least $100,000.
Tech journalist and Pando founder Sarah Lacy raises $1.4 million to launch a new startup for working moms
Chairman Mom promises working moms a solution-based troll-free platform for $5 a month.