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Yo La Tengo's James McNew likes things that don't sound right

Aug 6, 2015
"Noise Makers" continues with a conversation on the merits of toy instruments.
Posted In: Music, equipment, concerts, Noise Makers
Netflix will now offer employees unlimited parental leave.

When will we see tech industry benefits for everyone?

Aug 5, 2015
Probably not for a while, but there is a ripple effect.
Posted In: compensation, vacation, benefits, Silicon Valley
A still of an HBO Now ad. For the launch of the service, HBO teamed up with Major League Baseball Advanced Media.

Thank Major League Baseball for your streaming content

Aug 5, 2015
BAM is the leading builder of live-streaming services. Why not spin it off?
Posted In: streaming, baseball, television
 An exterior view of an Airbus plant.

Airbus-patented jet able to fly more than 3,000 miles per hour

Aug 4, 2015
You'll be able to get from London to New York in that hour.
Posted In: Final, plane, speed, New York, London, Airbus
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals' new 3-D printed pills — the first FDA-approved 3-D printed drug product.

Drug made with 3-D printer wins first FDA approval

Aug 4, 2015
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals got the OK for its epilepsy drug.
Posted In: 3D printing, drugs, FDA

Black Caucus and Silicon Valley talk minority hiring

Aug 4, 2015
Tech companies don't employ many blacks. Traditional hiring practices may need review.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, race, ethnicity, diversity, workplace diversity

Maps for autonomous vehicles go beyond directions

Aug 4, 2015
The minutiae and the stakes of mapping technology.
Posted In: mapping, driverless cars, GPS monitoring

Battling body shaming on Instagram

Aug 3, 2015
The plus-size blogging community responds to Instagram ban on #curvy
Posted In: instagram, hashtag, controversy

A giant robot that shoots ... T-shirts?

Jul 31, 2015
Could fighting exoskeletons be the future of sports entertainment?
Posted In: startup, robots, t-shirts

Autonomous weapons and the eventual robot uprising

Jul 31, 2015
Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others signed a letter to ban, yes, killer bots.
Posted In: drones, weapons, ai