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Ashton Kutcher’s nonprofit wants to abolish child sex abuse on the internet with backing from a $280 million TED-sponsored fund

Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Ashton Kutcher’s nonprofit company, Thorn, is one of eight organizations to receive money from the Audacious Project, a TED-backed fund giving away $ 280 million this year. Thorn’s technology helps companies and law enforcement agents defend children from online sexual abuse. The company plans to use the Audacious funding to build out […]

Emerging Tech

Amazon wants to launch 3,236 satellites so it can rain down internet from space

Brent Lewis/Getty Images Amazon started off selling books over the internet. Jump forward almost 25 years to the present day and CEO Jeff Bezos’ retail behemoth has expanded its aspirations to cover science fiction-sounding concepts like drone-based deliveries and flying warehouses. Its latest goal may be its most potentially world-changing, however. According to recent filings […]

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Elon Musk wants to build a high-speed tunnel underneath Las Vegas, and it could actually happen

Asa Mathat D: All Things Digital The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) wants to build a tunnel underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. Out of nine submitted ideas, an LVCVA committee recommended Elon Musk’s Boring Company to build the transportation system. The tunnel could be finished in about a year, and be ready […]

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The New New World: Mark Zuckerberg Wants Facebook to Emulate China’s WeChat. Can It?

Advertisement Supported by The New New World Mark Zuckerberg Wants Facebook to Emulate China’s WeChat. Can It? ImageMark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, is facing questions on how a change toward private messaging would affect the social network’s business.CreditCreditMarcio Jose Sanchez/Associated Press By Li Yuan March 7, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — As Mark Zuckerberg begins shifting […]

Gears & Gadgets

Google wants a VP of Wearables, might finally take smartwatches seriously

Enlarge / The new Wear OS. Google Think you can save Android Wear? A new Google job listing (first spotted by Android Police) shows an opening for “Vice President, Hardware Engineering, Wearables” on the Google Hardware team. The person would “work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership team for Google Hardware and will be responsible for the design, development, […]