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Diving deep into the world of emergent gravity

Getting rid of dark matter would be a big ordeal, so we talk to the man behind the theory.

CornerJob bags $19M to keep growing its blue-collar hiring platform

Barcelona-based blue-collar recruitment app CornerJob has closed a $19 million Series C. The new financing will be used for product development, says CEO David Rodriguez, as well as bolstering its position in “strategic markets” and expanding into some new ones. Read More

Bitcoin blows past $2,100 for the first time

Bitcoin is seemingly unstoppable right now. The cryptocurrency topped both $2,000 and $2,100 for the first time on Sunday night/Monday morning. It's now trading up $106.11, or 5.2%, at $2130.69 a coin. Monday's advance has been fueled...Show More Summary

Someone bought 2 pizzas with 10,000 bitcoins in 2010 — today they're worth $20 million

On May 22, 2010, a developer bought two pizzas for 10,000 units of a then-little-known digital currency called Bitcoin. Today, those 10,000 bitcoins are worth more than $20 million (£15.4 million). Bitcoin is going absolutely nuclear now. Show More Summary

Leaked Facebook documents show just how much users can get away with posting (FB)

Facebook users can get away with posting a wide range of controversial material, according to internal documents obtained and published by The Guardian. The "Facebook Files" — a selection of more than 100 internal training manuals, spreadsheets,...Show More Summary

Amazon is preparing to launch checkout-free supermarkets in the UK (AMZN)

Amazon has trademarked the slogan "No Lines. No Checkout. (No, Seriously.)" with the Intellectual Property Office in the UK. The official trademark was filed by the Seattle-headquartered company on May 11 and published on May 19. The...Show More Summary

Shipamax raises $2.5M for its cloud software platform for the bulk shipping industry

Shipamax, a London-based startup and recent graduate of Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, money it plans to use to continue building and marketing its cloud software platform for the bulk shipping industry. Leading the round is Cherubic Ventures, with participation from AME Cloud, and FF Angel. Read More

DeepMind's AlphaGo AI is going to China to play top Go players in the game's birthplace (GOOG)

DeepMind's AlphaGo algorithm — arguably one of the most famous software algorithms in the world — is set to play a series of matches against some of China's best Go players this week. Go is an ancient two-player board game that was invented...Show More Summary

10 things in tech you need to know today (TWTR, GOOG, SNAP, FB)

Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday. 1. SoftBank's Vision Fund is officially the world's biggest private equity fund after it announced on Saturday that it had closed $93 billion (£72 billion). The extraShow More Summary

Twitter co-founder says he's 'sorry' for the company's perceived role in electing Trump

Ev Williams, who co-founded Twitter, is more-or-less apologizing for the site's role in President Donald Trump's electoral win. "It's a very bad thing, Twitter's role in that," Williams said in an interview with the New York Times. "If...Show More Summary

A guy who sold his startup for $1.26 billion tells grads to 'get good at failure'

Martin Casado is a legend in his own corner of the tech world for inventing a technology that radically alters the way computer networks are built. He invented the tech while he was a PhD student at Stanford. He took that invention,Show More Summary

A look inside Facebook's New York office, where employees of the $435 billion company enjoy virtual reality games and an in-house pastry chef (FB)

Facebook is one of the world's most desirable places to work thanks to incredible perks, impressive salaries, and great corporate culture. The Menlo Park, California-based tech giant, which has a current market cap of $435.11 billion,...Show More Summary

Spring has arrived, so here's a step-by-step guide to fixing a scratch on your car

You can live with scratches on your car — but you shouldn't. Scratches are like the old torture of death by a thousand cuts. Eventually, they'll destroy your car's finish by allowing rust to develop on metal parts. And like the great Canadian poet said, rust never sleeps. Neil Young references aside, I recently suggested two ways to repair scratches. Show More Summary

Nintendo's next major 'Super Mario' game is a fresh take on a classic — here's what we know

Nintendo has a brand-new Mario game coming to its brand-new game console. It's called "Super Mario Odyssey," and it's a bizarre-looking, 3D Mario for the Nintendo Switch. It's the first major "Super Mario" game for the Switch, and it's a marquee title. Show More Summary

How to communicate with your dog better by knowing what these different barks mean

Dogs are always barking, which means dogs are always taking. Here's how to tell if there's a burglar outside, it's bathroom time, or if they're just playful. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Following is a transcript of the video: Oh,...Show More Summary

This car built by college students gets 2,713 miles per gallon

Imagine making the 2,710-mile trip from Philadelphia to Los Angeles using just one gallon of gas. You might look silly doing it, but students from Université Laval, in Quebec, have theoretically made that outlandish trip possible with...Show More Summary

There's a new version of the 'world's most comfortable shoes' that Silicon Valley loves — here's our verdict

Can you improve on something that's already close to perfect? That's what I wondered after Allbirds last month debuted a new shoe, the $95 loafer-style "Wool Loungers." When I reviewed the original $95 “Wool Runners,” last year, I was charmed by the New Zealand wool sneakers' look and feel. Show More Summary

Panasonic is making a massive bet on electric cars — here's why the CEO says it's a 'slam dunk' investment

Panasonic, like many companies today, is betting big on auto tech becoming a massive cash cow in the next decade. New alliances are forming almost every day as companies without a traditional foothold in the automotive space try to get...Show More Summary

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