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Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple chief Tim Cook made a reported $6.56 donation to charity and continues to make his political views public.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple Chief Tim Cook Gives $6.5M to Charity

Apple chief Tim Cook, who came out as a gay man in October, has increasingly made philanthropy and social justice a mission. Now it's clear that Cook has placed his money where his ideals are by donating more than $6.56 [Read entire story]

TV Improved by "Cinematic" Cable, Streaming Programming

More digital offerings will mean better quality television, at least according to Moviepilot's Tobias Bauckhage.Photo Credit: Press Here [Read entire story]

TV Improved by "Cinematic" Cable, Streaming Programming

TV Improved by "Cinematic" Cable, Streaming Programming

Tobias Bauckhage, founder and chief executive of entertainment fan platform Moviepilot, said that new digital offerings expand and improve television offerings."There are so many options that the TV landscape has just [Read entire story]

Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Hampton Creek, a food technology company, has launched an egg-free mayonnaise and a cookie dough that are better for the environment.Photo Credit: Press Here [Read entire story]

Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Hampton Creek: Tech Food Startup

Silicon Valley is known for its tech startups, but is it ready for Hampton Creek, a food technology company coming up with more sustainable condiments and cookie dough?Founder and chief executive Josh Tetrick things so, [Read entire story]

Nuzzel Ranks Friends’ News Above Mainstream Media

A new app called Nuzzel places news from friends above traditional media and news outlets.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Nuzzel Ranks Friends’ News Above Mainstream Media

Nuzzel Ranks Friends' News Above Mainstream Media

Jonathan Abrams, is the chief executive and founder of Nuzzel, a news app that segregates shared news from friends from mainstream media."Nuzzel treats news the same, but if your friend tweets something from a small [Read entire story]

Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

Ramona Pierson, founder and chief of startup Declara, creates new ways of learning with math.Photo Credit: NBC [Read entire story]

Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

After a serious car accident, Ramona Pierson had to relearn how to talk, to walk and later to see, and afterwards realized she could help others learn, too.Pierson founded Declara, a company that offers solutions for [Read entire story]

Caterina Fake’s New Geotagging App Findery

Flickr and Hunch founder, Caterina Fake, has a new geo-tagging app called Findery that helps users find "a sense of place."Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Caterina Fake’s New Geotagging App Findery

Caterina Fake's New Geotagging App Findery

Caterina Fake is known for founding such Internet successes as Flickr (acquired by Yahoo for $25 million) and Hunch (acquired by eBay for $80 million), and now is promoting Findery, a new geotagging app for user [Read entire story]

Flickr Founder Wants to Challenge Work Email

Stewart Butterfield, a founder or photo-sharing site Flickr, is the creator and chief executive of Slack, a startup that offers a new platform for team communication.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Flickr Founder Wants to Challenge Work Email

Flickr Founder Wants to Challenge Work Email

Most people may know Stewart Butterfield as one of the founders of Flickr, who sold the company off to Yahoo for $25 million in 2005. Now his new company, Slack, a new team communication platform, is valued at $2.8 [Read entire story]

Apple TV Working on 25-Channel Lineup

Apple is working on a 25-channel Apple TV online service, according to reports.The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is negotiating its lineup, but [Read entire story]

Google Wants Robot Cars on Road By 2020

Google is hoping to have its self-driving cars for sale by 2020, according to reports. [Read entire story]

23andMe Sells DNA to Drug Companies

23andMe, a company that tested genetics for people and accumulated a 850,000-person database, will now mine that information for potential drug targets, according to reports.The Mountain View, Calif. startup reported [Read entire story]

Wi-Fi Barbie Accused of Spying for Mattel

Hello Barbie, Mattel's new wi-fi enhanced doll with a tiny microphone, isn't even available yet, but she's already causing controversy, according to reports.The latest Barbie features speech recognition software that [Read entire story]

Wi-Fi Barbie Accused of Spying for Mattel

Hello Barbie, Mattel's new wi-fi enhanced doll [Read entire story]

Uber Wants to Hire 1 Million Women

Uber announced it will create 1 million jobs for women in the next five years.The announcement by the ride-sharing app came this week as part of a partnership with UN Women, a United Nations committee which supports [Read entire story]