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Elite: Dangerous 2.3 expansion adds camera, multicrew—and a certain 7 exoplanets

Game update delayed over the weekend in part to try to squeeze in NASA’s discoveries.

Morphing drone takes off like a helicopter, flies like a plane

A drone for surveying farmers’ fields takes off vertically and then shape-shifts into a plane, making it easier to launch and allowing it to fly for longer

Thousands of students are using GoFundMe to pay for college expenses

When bank loans and personal savings run thin, thousands of students are turning to an unlikely source to pay for college: crowdfunding. New data released by GoFundMe, the crowdfunding site launched in 2010, finds that within the last...Show More Summary

Harvard researchers say they can bring the Woolly Mammoth back from extinction

A team of researchers claim that, with help from gene editing methods like CRISPR, they could conceivably be capable of cloning a Woolly Mammoth back from extinction in two years or less. While optimistic, there is a great deal that goes into the process, and it could be more than just two years. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

WALL STREET SPEAKS: The case for and against investing in Snap's massive IPO

Snapchat parent company Snap Inc. is set to price its initial public offering, or IPO, on Wednesday, allowing investors to decide just how much the social media company is ultimately worth. The company is seeking to raise as much as $3.2 billion and pricing shares at $14 to $16. Show More Summary

What 5 popular drugs including weed and booze do to your body and brain

A puff of this, and the world transforms into a colorful kaleidoscope of dancing patterns and waves of sound; a sip of that, and the muscles in your body relax like jello. We know different drugs make us experience the world around us...Show More Summary

Microsoft's bet on drone mapping (MSFT)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence IoT Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Microsoft is betting that as drones proliferate, demand for mapping services and platforms will grow; this was recently...Show More Summary

ISPs who don’t want competition get good news from FCC chair

FCC to kill merger condition that required competition in 1 million locations.

Augmented reality lets cars communicate to reduce road rage

Virtual signs that pop up on your windscreen and say “rushing to the hospital” or “in a hurry to the airport” help turn other drivers’ aggression to empathy

I spent 48 hours with Nintendo's new game console, the Switch — here's what it's like

Getting excited for Nintendo's new game console? Maybe you haven't heard about it? It's called the Nintendo Switch, and it arrives in just one week. The Switch is a home console and a portable console all at once, like so: Here's the...Show More Summary

These are the 18 most reliable used cars of 2017

When it comes to buying a used car, reliability is paramount. Fortunately for car buyers, J.D. Power released its 28th annual Vehicle Dependability Study this week. The study examines the reliability of 2014 model-year cars over theShow More Summary

Tesla will begin selling its solar roof this year — here's everything you need to know (TSLA)

Tesla will begin selling and installing its solar roof later this year, the company wrote in its fourth-quarter investor letter. Tesla unveiled its solar roof product in late October, about a month before the company acquired SolarCity in a deal worth $2.1 billion. Show More Summary

7 amazing technologies we'll see by 2030

Hollywood's depictions of the future are usually pretty far-fetched — like the flying cars of "Blade Runner" and the hoverboards in "Back to the Future II." The World Economic forum surveyed over 800 experts and executives to find out what the future will actually look like. Show More Summary

A startup wants to give you an eyeglass prescription without you having to step foot in an optometrist's office

If you've ever been to the eye doctor, you might be familiar with the big metal fixture you peered through while answering questions about the letters on the chart ahead of you. That experience could be heading for a massive makeover,...Show More Summary

Apple's next-generation 3D iPhone camera could 'reinvent the user experience' (AAPL)

Apple is developing a new camera with "3D sensing and modeling capabilities" to be included in a new redesigned iPhone expected to launch later this year. The production of a new, redesigned iPhone with the 3D camera is "expected toShow More Summary

ZeniMax is trying to block games from working on Facebook's Oculus virtual reality headset (FB)

Video game publisher ZeniMax, which earlier this month won a $500 million verdict against Facebook’s Oculus virtual reality unit for unauthorized copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code...Show More Summary

Lawsuits could mean that the Silicon Valley self-driving bubble is about to pop (TSLA, GOOGL)

The gloves are coming off in the Silicon Valley race to dominate the self-driving world. Google's Waymo is now suing Uber and its recent acquisition, Otto, for stealing technology secrets. As Business Insider's Alexei Oreskovic and Danielle...Show More Summary

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