LinkedIn knows what you did last summer. It might know if that internship will lead to a job
LinkedIn knows what you did last summer. It might know if that internship will lead to a jobImage Credit: A Name Like Shields Can Make You Defensive/Flickr

Every fall, university career centers are packed with students seeking advic READ MORE

Protesting the Prosecution

CLAYTON, Missouri—Spencer Booker wants Robert McCulloch gone.

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4 ‘cyberhealth’ strategies for boards

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Cybersecurity made it onto the list of the top five concerns of U.S. electric utilities READ MORE

Movie Theaters May Be Getting More Interactive, Thanks To Audience Entertainment’s SDK
audience entertainment You may soon be doing more twisting, turning, and jumping around when you go to the movies, if startup Audience Entertainment succeeds in launching a new type of in-theater interactivity. The company’s technology basically allows audiences to play together, usually as part of READ MORE
XRay web tool to make online personal data more transparent

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It’s a given that internet companies gather titbits of our private lives in exchange for free services, but how much do we really know about what happens to our personal data?

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Funding Daily: Enterprise software and a smart cup get big money
Funding Daily: Enterprise software and a smart cup get big moneyImage Credit: Pixelbliss/Shutterstock

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Get your VR headsets ready: Jaunt reaches out and grabs a real $27.8M
Get your VR headsets ready: Jaunt reaches out and grabs a real $27.8M

Above: Jaunt uses the Oculus VR headset

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Virtual reality has received another financial reality boost with the announcement from VR movie pioneer READ MORE

SENS Rejuvenation Biotechnology- Economic Impact of an Aging Population on the Healthcare System
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Genentech CEO: FDA needs more funding to review genome products
Genentech CEO: FDA needs more funding to review genome products

Above: Genomic data is all around us, the background art from Omicia's website implies.

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SAN FRANCISCO — With the arrival of consumer-driven health care, more people will have access to their own genome as a way o READ MORE

Opera Mini will see some Microsoft feature phones through their death throes

Opera Mini will see some Windows Phone through their death throesAsha and Series 40 "feature" phones (read cheap, crappy phones) may be breathing their last -- Microsoft plans to kill them off by the end of 2015 -- but it's never too late to trying spicing things up by changing the default browser, eh? This is p READ MORE

Update from Rejuvenation Biotech – 3D Printed Food
Gabor Forgacs, CEO of Organovo, says by 2015 there will be 9 billion hungry people on this Earth, and raising cattle for meat is to resource intensive. What if you could 3D print burgers to feed the world's growing population? Would you eat a burger grown in a lab? READ MORE
XRay software reveals how Gmail, Amazon and YouTube leverage your personal data

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A new software tool developed at Columbia University is providing valuable insights into how some very popular websites make use of the sensitive data they collect from their users. The software could help sniff out potential abuses from advertisers and contribute in making the usage READ MORE
PonoMusic Raises More Than $6M In Equity Crowdfunding In One Week
ponoplayer Neil Young’s startup PonoMusic became the fourth-most funded project on Kickstarter back in April, when it raised $6.2 million on a goal of $800,000. The project now has raked in an additional $6 million in equity funding from a Crowdfunder campaign. READ MORE
This Robot Butler Tried To Get Me Drunk
Screen Shot 2014-08-21 at 1.57.49 PM The merry TechCrunch band took a trip to Cupertino this week to kick it with a small robot called Botlr made by robotics startup Savioke. The little android, outfitted with a fancy collar and racing stripes, brings small items from the front desk of the READ MORE
Novel Sensing Technique Developed for Graphene Electronics Manufacturing

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Terahertz imaging reveals graphene defects.

Researchers at Rice and Osaka universities have developed a method for detecting impurities in graphene using READ MORE

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Seeds of Doubt The New Yorker’s Michael Specter picks up where David Rotman left off in our January cover story and challenges the opposition to genetical READ MORE

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending August 23, 2014)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.

Seeds of Doubt The New Yorker’s Michael Specter picks up where David Rotman left off in our January cover story and challenges the opposition to genetical READ MORE

Chairless Chair is the chair that you wear

noonee's senior partners model the Chairless Chair

If you work somewhere such as a factory, warehouse, or restaurant kitchen, then you'll know how tiring it can be to stand for several hours at a time. Unfortunately, however, it isn't always practical or safe to carry a stool around with you wherever you go. That's why Swiss start-up noonee has created the Chairless Chair. READ MORE
Run Windows software on Google’s Chromebooks with Citrix Receiver for Chrome

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Chromebooks are amazing computers. Part of the genius of Google's Chrome OS is its lack of freedom; a seemingly crazy statement, I know. You see, users cannot install software locally, which in turn, also blocks viruses and malware. In other words, limitations become a strength from READ MORE

The Score brings new mobile features in time for football season

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The NFL season is about to get underway, though pre-season games are already in full swing. The Score wants to bring you all of the action with its latest "mobile-first" update, that includes lots of enhancements for fantasy team owners, as well.

The app is multi-sport, so don't worry if yo READ MORE

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