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A VC who just raised $30 million told us how he plans to place his bets on the future of biology

A VC who just raised $30 million told us how he...

This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Zal Bilimoria worked as a product manager at Google, LinkedIn, and Netflix before becoming a venture capitalist at Andreessen Horowitz.In 2015, he branched out on his…
Graphics card zombies: 7 GPUs you absolutely shouldn’t buy now

Graphics card zombies: 7 GPUs you absolutely shouldn’t buy now

Don't be a sucker. Shop smart! Brad Chacos/IDG Today's Best Tech Deals Picked by PCWorld's Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect's Editors We’ve been telling you for a while that it’s an awful time to buy a graphics card, but now we’re serious. Nvidia’s next-gen GeForce RTX 3080 is here (with the…
Hubble captures gorgeous, delicate supernova blast wave

Hubble captures gorgeous, delicate supernova blast wave

NASA’s Hubble telescope spotted a wispy orange ribbon in space, but it’s actually the destructive blast wave of a supernova. The supernova is located in the Cygnus constellation and is roughly 2,400 light-years from Earth. Hubble has now spent over three decades imaging the cosmos and shows no signs of slowing down. NASA’s Hubble Space…
Google Wants to Remix News Radio Just for You

Google Wants to Remix News Radio Just for You

Most of us know how delightful it is to hear a computer-generated song playlist that feels entirely personal. Now, Google wants to create a similar type of bespoke audio experience—not with music, but with news. The company is adding some new features to its existing news aggregation service called Your News Update, which gathers news…
The top books tech chiefs recommend to help leaders influence employees and spearhead digital overhauls

The top books tech chiefs recommend to help leaders influence employees...

Dan Kitwood/Getty This story requires our BI Prime membership. To read the full article, simply click here to claim your deal and get access to all exclusive Business Insider PRIME content. Chief technology officers, chief data officers, and chief information officers are increasingly leading cross-functional teams as companies pursue sweeping digital overhauls.That's putting new burdens…
Book excerpt: ‘The Smallest Lights in the Universe’

Book excerpt: ‘The Smallest Lights in the Universe’

Home News Science & Astronomy "The Smallest Lights in the Universe" by Sara Seager. (Image: © Crown) Science, even science about the heavens, is done by people, astronomer Sara Seager reminds us throughout her new memoir, "The Smallest Lights in the Universe" (Crown, 2020).For Seager, a renowned astronomer and planetary scientist at the Massachusetts Institute…
10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

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Google Cloud made its Healthcare API available to providers amid the pandemic

Google Cloud made its Healthcare API available to providers amid the...

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning.To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider, click here.Stay up-to-date with our latest coverage on the impacts of coronavirus on technology, marketing, and the digital economy here. In response to the…

Google wants you to train its AI by lip syncing ‘Dance...

In this article: google, ai, accessibility, tool, speech, speech recognition, ALS, experiments with google, youtube, lip sync, dance monkey, tones and i, news, gear All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these…
Tech employees are selling referrals online to job candidates for under $50 to help them get hired at Google, Facebook, and other industry giants

Tech employees are selling referrals online to job candidates for under...

A website is allowing prospective tech employees to anonymously purchase a job referral from existing tech workers for $20 to $50 apiece.Rooftop Slushie, created by the makers of techie chat favorite Blind, has hosted 11,000 referral transactions since it was launched in 2019. Facebook and Google referrals are the most popular.The "vendors" are established employees…

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This week, on September 15, at Apple's "Time Flies" event, the company announced its yearly refresh of the Apple Watch, as well as updates to the iPad Air and the base level iPad.The iPhone 12 series of mobile devices did not make an appearance at this event. Instead, they will have their own product launch,…
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Attorney General William Barr appears before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., July 28, 2020.Matt McClain | ReutersThe Department of Justice proposed legislation Wednesday to reform a key legal liability shield for the tech industry known as Section 230.The draft legislation focuses on two areas of reform. First, it aims to…