Eight Reasons Investors Are Backing Pot Start-ups

“Bro, I’m Going Rogue”

Guy Gentile is a Wall Street informant who double-crossed the F.B.I. “Remember the movie American Hustle?” he said. “It’s kind of like that, with way more dirt and twists.” Get your popcorn »


Your Internet Browsing History Is Now For Sale

The Senate just…

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New FBI Database Revealed: Are You In It?

Elon Musk Is Scared Of Demons

Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX, is famous for his risky and futuristic gambles. But lately he’s been running scared—and he thinks you should be scared, too. Here’s why »


[Video] But Will It Blow Up In Your Face?

In a…

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Facebook’s Got a Top-Secret Division?

The Secretive Billionaire Who Toppled Apple in China

The founder of Chinese smartphone brands Oppo and Vivo is convinced that Tim Cook didn’t have a clue who he was two years ago. My how things have changed »


These Are YCombinator’s 52 New Start-ups

Y Combinator had its…

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Time To Buy Snapchat

Leonardo DiCaprio Wants to Sell You Some Fish

Celebrity environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio didn’t get enough of the sea during his role in “Titanic.” Now he’s got a new business—and it smells pretty fishy »


Big Tobacco Catches Start-up Fever

For a company that sold more than $26 billion…

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How Bestselling Author James Altucher Profits From Trends...

How Bestselling Author James Altucher Profits From Trends…

Former hedge fund manager James Altucher’s new book, “Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth” is essentially all about money: making it, growing it, keeping it, in America today. It’s about building wealth, investing, business, and finance. James tells readers how staying on…

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[PICS] Fire-Shooting Drones

Human Embryo Editing Gets the OK—But No Superbabies

An advisory board formed by the National Academy of Sciences just gave gene editing the green light—but please, don’t bring your baby in for an upgrade »


Airbnb Is Killing It

We knew that hospitality start-up Airbnb was already profitable.…

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[Video]: Flying Taxis

This Device Knows When You’re About to Get Sick

Michael Snyder, Chairman of the Genetics Department at Stanford University, thinks you should pay more attention to your smart watch. Why? Because based on his latest research, he believes it can be used to detect the start of the flu, Lyme…

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Warning: Could This Be Your Next Medical Emergency?

Uber’s Latest Initiative: Flying Cars

Mark Moore, an aircraft engineer who spent the last 30 years at NASA, just joined Uber. His new initiative is called Uber Elevate. Will it fly? »


Russian Hackers Cheat Slot Machines—and Casinos Have No Fix

In June 2014, the Lumiere Place Casino…

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