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A black 17-year-old reported his stolen car using LoJack...and police reportedly arrested him instead

Racial relations between the police and black citizens is a huge topic of conversation in America right now. Athletes are refusing to stand for the national anthem in protest over police killings of unarmed black men, the presidential...Show More Summary

Twitter stands to gain from Spotify buying SoundCloud (TWTR)

Spotify's potential acquisition of music streaming service SoundCloud could benefit another struggling internet company: Twitter. On Wednesday The Financial Times reported that Spotify is in "advanced talks" to acquire SoundCloud for...Show More Summary

Apple refused to join Google and Facebook's new AI club (AAPL)

Apple has refused to join the likes of Google and Facebook on a new consortium that will aim to ensure artificial intelligence (AI) technology is developed in a safe, ethical, and transparent manner. The consortium — announced on Wednesday and called Partnership on AI — also counts Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM among its founding members. Show More Summary

US tech giants have formed a group to promote the safe development of AI

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft have come together to form a new organisation in a bid to ensure that artificial intelligence (AI) is developed safely, ethically, and transparently. The organisation — announced on Wednesday...Show More Summary

Spotify is in 'advanced talks' to buy rival SoundCloud

Music streaming giant Spotify is in "advanced talks" to buy SoundCloud, a rival streaming service famous for catapulting early bands to stardom, the FT reports. Developing... Join the conversation about this story » NOW WATCH: Facebook has a feature that stalks you all over the internet — here’s how to turn it off

Your iPhone is disgusting — here are the 3 best ways to clean it

Did you know your iPhone is 18 times dirtier than a public restroom toilet? Yep. It's really that bad. So, what's the proper way to clean your iPhone without damaging it? Here are three options for you to consider. Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

San Francisco's biggest tech employer just opened a space where select startups can work for free (CRM)

When Salesforce announced a new $50 million fund in June, it also disclosed that it would open a new startup workspace in downtown San Francisco. The new space, called the Salesforce Incubator, finally opened on Wednesday. Located in...Show More Summary

This genius iPhone 7 case gives you back the headphone jack Apple removed

Apple may have killed the headphone jack in the iPhone 7 but a new, sleek case is bringing it back. "What people put into their own ear holes is a very personal choice, and it's a choice we should all get the chance to make, not oneShow More Summary

Paddle banks $3.2M for an ecommerce platform targeting SaaS startups

It’s definitely not the sexiest platform play in tech town but b2b startup Paddle thinks it’s found an underserved niche — selling a SaaS ecommerce service to scaling SaaS startups seeking to offload the headache of administering international sales so they can focus on building core product. Read More

This side-by-side comparison shows how many ads are in Google search results (GOOG)

We've become so used to seeing ads on every page of the internet that we might not even notice them any more. In fact, there are so many advertisements that seeing a web page without them actually looks a little strange. Take this example...Show More Summary

This giant air purifier could solve China’s air pollution problem

Some research shows that 4,000 people die from air pollution every day in China. A Dutch designer, Daan Roosegaarde, and his team created a giant air purifier to address the issue. Original Reporting by Cadie Thompson Follow TI:  On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Samsung may have an exploding washing machine problem

Samsung has another explosive problem. The company, still reeling from its exploding smartphone problem, said on Wednesday that it is talking to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) about faulty washing machines built between...Show More Summary

Here's the goofy story behind one of the biggest innovations in gaming

In 1998, "The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time" made its debut on the Nintendo 64, bringing the popular series into 3D for the first time. It set standards for 3D action-adventure games that a lot of games still follow. Perhaps its biggest...Show More Summary

Insurers are starting to offer discounted Apple Watches to promote exercise (AAPL)

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Fintech Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Yesterday Aetna announced it will subsidize the cost of Apple Watch for some of its customers, following on the...Show More Summary

Apple CEO Tim Cook was blunt when discussing the end of BlackBerry phones (AAPL)

On the same day that BlackBerry, once the leader in the smartphone market, announced that it was going to stop making its own phones, Apple announced a new program to move onto its former turf. Apple is targeting big business smartphone...Show More Summary

8 grisly practices that were popular before modern medicine

Modern medicine owes its successes to centuries of trial-and-error experiments on the human body. Without accidental discoveries and meaningful mistakes, our medical canon wouldn't be as full as it is today. Here are a few of the grisly practices that led to the efficient methods we have today. Show More Summary

New York City's nightmarish Penn Station is getting a much-needed makeover

New York City's Penn Station is a transit nightmare. It's crowded, confusing to navigate, and frequently smells like a mix of Auntie Anne's pretzels and body odor. Traveling through Penn is a bit of a necessary evil that commuters just deal with. Show More Summary

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