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Apple is now the world’s first $1 trillion company, following successful Q3 results from the company.

Apple is now the world’s first $1 trillion company, following successful Q3 results from...

Apple has become the first US company with a market cap of over $1 trillion. This follows a jump in its stock after reporting strong Q3 earnings that saw the iPhone maker surpass both its own projections and analysts’ estimates, while also making a strong forecast for its upcoming Q4 earnings. Apple hit the $1…
J. Craig Venter accused of stealing trade secrets from company he founded

J. Craig Venter accused of stealing trade secrets from company he founded

Prominent genomics researcher J. Craig Venter has been accused of stealing trade secrets by the Human Longevity Institute (HLI), a company he founded in 2013 and left this past May. Venter is famous for his work in biotech, including sequencing the human genome. He founded the J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) in 2006 and the…
Here’s what happened to the cryptocurrencies that celebrities vouched for

Here’s what happened to the cryptocurrencies that celebrities vouched for

We’re a full year and a half into cryptocurrency mania, and while the craze has calmed down, celebrities and companies alike are still coming out with partnerships with initial coin offerings and digital coins. Some celebrities have even made it their sole mission on tour, social media, and in panel discussions to promote digital coins.…
Fiat Chrysler’s CEO steps down after health complications

Fiat Chrysler’s CEO steps down after health complications

Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of Fiat Chrysler, has stepped down after unexpected complications during his recovery from surgery, the company announced. Mike Manley, the CEO of Jeep, will replace Marchionne as CEO, effective immediately. Louis C. Camilleri, the former chairman of Philip Morris International has been chosen to replace Marchionne as CEO of Ferrari, where…
The latest Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald trailer shows off more beasts, crime, and Grindelwald

The latest Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald trailer shows off more beasts, crime, and...

Comic-Con is the time for new trailers, and along with the superheroes and science fiction, Harry Potter fans were offered another look at the upcoming return to J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World during Warner Bros.’ Hall H presentation with a new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. The sequel to 2016’s Fantastic Beasts and…
The Real Life Story That Inspired ‘Saving Private Ryan’

The Real Life Story That Inspired ‘Saving Private Ryan’

Is there any genre in film that can evoke the entire spectrum of human emotions in 90 minutes quite as readily as a war movie? To be honest, probably not. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll seethe with anger and you'll slump into your seat in despair. You'll cheer and you'll mourn, all in equal measures.…
Dragon Quest’s creator doesn’t want to stop working anytime soon

Dragon Quest’s creator doesn’t want to stop working anytime soon

For nearly half his life, Yuji Horii has been obsessed with giant dragons and cute blue blobs. In 1986, he partnered with composer Koichi Sugiyama and artist Akira Toriyama — best known for creating Dragon Ball — to design a new role-playing game for the Famicom, the Japanese version of the NES. The goal was…
Toyota will reportedly invest $500 million in Uber for self-driving car research

Toyota will reportedly invest $500 million in Uber for self-driving car research

Toyota will invest $500 million in Uber in a deal that values the ride-hail giant at $72 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal. As part of the agreement, the two companies will work jointly on developing self-driving cars. That’s a slightly higher valuation for Uber than what it got last December when Japan’s Softbank…
Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey says Magic Leap’s headset is terrible

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey says Magic Leap’s headset is terrible

Mixed reality company Magic Leap just released its not-quite-a-development-kit headset, called the Magic Leap One. Responses have been mixed. It’s an ambitious and functional product, but one that’s made significant compromises without delivering a uniquely powerful experience. But Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey has delivered one of the harshest assessments so far, calling it “a tragedy…
Tumblr is explicitly banning hate speech, posts that celebrate school shootings, and revenge porn

Tumblr is explicitly banning hate speech, posts that celebrate school shootings, and revenge porn

Tumblr is changing its community guidelines to more explicitly ban hate speech, glorifying violence, and revenge porn. The new rules go into effect on September 10th. “It’s on all of us to create a safe, constructive, and empowering environment,” Tumblr writes in its blog post. “Our community guidelines need to reflect the reality of the…