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It's staggering how good 'Furious 7' stars are on social media

Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, The Rock, and other stars of the "Furious" movies are much bigger on social media than any other ensemble movie — yes, even "The Avengers." Crowdtangle provided some data on how they compare in followers: Blowout, right? And that's just looking at individual followers, not how the movies themselves compare. Show More Summary

Three Weeks After Launch, Vessel Gets Another $57.5 Million In Funding Led By IVP

Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has an ambitious plan for transforming the way we think about online video. His new startup Vessel is taking some of the same basic concepts that were successful in getting people to pay to watch streaming versions of their favorite TV shows on Hulu and applying it to YouTube videos. Show More Summary

These are five of New York's most highly anticipated startups you need to know

After spending 90 days under the mentorship of TechStars, 11 startups pitched their ideas to an enthusiastic crowd of investors and members of the tech community at NYC Winter 2015 Demo Day on Friday morning. For many of these companies,...Show More Summary

The truth about the mysterious center of the universe

BI Answers: Where is the center of the universe? Type "Where is the center of the universe?" into Google and you'll be surprised to learn that it's actually an art gallery in Brooklyn, New York. Of course, cosmologists who study theShow More Summary

You saw the Star Wars teaser—but what about this upcoming blockbuster?

Kung-fu cops, lasers, time travel—and no, we’re not talking about Batman Vs. Superman.

Germany to Regulate Crowdinvesting

Germany is preparing a law limiting startups' abilities to raise investment money via online platforms in a bid to protect savers and support innovation. The ruling coalition has agreed on rules for crowdinvesting, according to Frank Steffel, a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats who worked on the planned law. Show More Summary

We just got a closer look at Microsoft Office 2016, and here are the features we're most excited about (MSFT)

Microsoft just announced that it's bringing its new version of Office that's optimized for tablets and phones to the Windows 10 Technical Preview for Windows Phone. This means you'll be able to see exactly how Office 2016 will work on Microsoft's mobile devices by the end of the month. Show More Summary

We talked to an exec from Tidal to find out what it's like to work with Jay Z

It has been a month since rapper Jay Z acquired Swedish music streaming company Aspiro, and in that time he has transformed it from a little-known European tech startup to a brand known around the world. Tidal's relaunch kicked off with a star-studded press conference in New York that featured some of the most famous people in the world. Show More Summary

DEAL OF THE DAY: The EasyAcc docking station/desk organizer is 49% off today

Get all your gadgets organized with this great docking station. The EasyAcc multi-device organizer and charging station lets you conveniently organize cables and devices so that you don't have to worry about things getting tangled or messy. Show More Summary

One statistic shows that Twitter has a fundamental problem Facebook solved years ago (TWTR)

Vijaya Gadde, Twitter's top lawyer, has admitted that the company has been "inexcusably slow" in fighting off the kind of vicious online abuse we saw in the Gamergate scandal, in which video game fans send rape and death threats to women who suggested that some games featured sexist portrayals of women. Show More Summary

A former employee reveals the most surprising thing about working for Google (GOOG)

Google is known for its uncommon startup-like culture. Although it's a massive corporation, people who have worked there say some divisions feel like their own startups within Google. But there was one particular aspect of Google's workflow and culture that Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan didn't expect. Show More Summary

Tech billionaires are trying to defeat death

Even the most optimistic of today's big-dreaming tech luminaries — people like Peter Thiel, Larry Ellison, Sergey Brin, and Larry Page — know that living forever is a most-likely impossible goal. Yet they still want to defeat death. At the very least, they want to find a way to delay it as long as possible. Show More Summary

This time iPhone 6 is 'fundamentally different' to anything we've seen before (AAPL)

The iPhone 6 is "fundamentally different" to previous devices from Apple, according to a new research note from Piper Jaffray, and we should see higher-than-expected sales throughout 2015. Meanwhile, Android is stalled, and the iPhone is going to take market share from it in a way that we haven't seen before, the note says. Show More Summary

The CEO of Jay Z's music streaming site Tidal has left the company

Andy Chen, CEO of Aspiro, the Swedish music streaming company acquired by rapper Jay Z for $56 million in March, has left the company. Reports of departures at Tidal began yesterday in Swedish news site Breakit. It claimed that around...Show More Summary

A Japanese airline painted this plane to look like Star Wars robot R2-D2

Japanese airline ANA is introducing a custom designed R2-D2-inspired passenger jet to celebrate the launch of the upcoming film "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." The movie is due out December 18th, however ANA's "Star Wars Project" will begin flying international routes this fall. Show More Summary

It looks as though at least one of the 'real women' meant to be in Dove's latest 'Campaign for Real Beauty' ad was an actress

The latest ad in Dove's long-running "Campaign for Real Beauty" launched earlier this month. The spot explores what would happen if women from different locations all around the world were asked to choose to enter a building throughShow More Summary

Millions of users of dating site are at risk of having their password stolen

Members of dating site, which has millions of subscribers across 25 countries, are at risk of having their passwords exposed. The website's login page has had an error active for weeks, Ars Technica reports. It's because the login page doesn't use HTTPS encryption to keep its users safe, Ars Technica explains. Show More Summary

DRONE DEAL OF THE DAY: The Blade Nano quadcopter is 17% off right now

The awesome Blade Nano drone is 17% off today. This small but powerful drone comes with S.A.F.E. technology, which makes sure that it's always in control and in an upright position. The drone weighs about half an ounce and is small enough to fly inside in your home. Show More Summary

There's no images, sound, or hints in this mysterious riddle game — you only get a keyboard and a single clue

The first time I tried None, a new riddle game without images, sound, or animations, I had a lot of questions. None is intentionally mysterious, with the game's description simply stating "nobody really knows what none game is about."...Show More Summary

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