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Wisconsin retail tech company offers to microchip its staff - Tue 25 Jul 17

A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand.

Wisconsin retail tech company offers to microchip its staff, AP - Tue 25 Jul 17
Wisconsin Retail Tech Company Offers to Microchip its Staff, Voice of America - Tue 25 Jul 17

US company offers free microchip implants to all employees

Gizmag - Mon 24 Jul 17

For years, a subset of the transhumanist community, called "grinders", has been experimenting with implanting electronics and microchips into their bodies. Considered fringe technology ...

US tech company becomes first to microchip employees

The Independent - Mon 24 Jul 17

The chips will allow employees to pay for food and drink in the company's break room, open doors, login to computers and use the copy machine

A short flight over Pluto

Cosmos Magazine - Fri 21 Jul 17

This amazing NASA video takes you on a low-altitude trip over Pluto’s otherworldly terrain

Soar over Pluto's mountains and icy plains in this cool flyover based on data from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft

Discover Magazine - Mon 17 Jul 17

While mission scientists were at it, they also produced a spectacular flyover of Charon, Pluto's largest moon The still images of Pluto sent home to Earth by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft ...

New horizons unveils new maps of Pluto, Charon on flyby anniversary - Mon 17 Jul 17

On July 14, 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight through the Pluto system – providing the first close-up images of Pluto and its moons and collecting other data that ...

Video: Flyover of Pluto's majestic mountains and icy plains - Mon 17 Jul 17

In July 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sent home the first close-up pictures of Pluto and its moons – amazing imagery that inspired many to wonder what a flight over the distant worlds' ...

NASA's spectacular flyover video transports you to Pluto

Gizmag - Sun 16 Jul 17

Back in July 2015, NASA's New Horizons probe completed an historic flyby of the dwarf planet Pluto. Collecting over 50 gigabits of data during the encounter it took more than a year ...

Shkreli draws jokes and jabs on Twitter after verdict comes in

USA today - Fri 4 Aug 17

Twitter erupted after former drug co. CEO Martin Shkreli was found guilty on three of eight criminal charges.        

Martin Shkreli has been convicted of securities fraud and now faces years in prison

The Verge - Fri 4 Aug 17

Martin Shkreli, who became a national symbol of pharmaceutical company villainy after massively increasing the price of a drug, has been convicted on securities fraud charges, according ...

Shkreli verdict: Guilty on three of eight counts of securities and wire fraud

Arstechnica - Fri 4 Aug 17

The charges stem from an alleged Ponzi-like scheme.

Martin Shkreli trial: A timeline of events

FOXNews - Fri 4 Aug 17

Martin Shkreli, the former biotech CEO known for hiking up the price of a life-saving drug, is accused of hiding from investors the fact that he lost millions of dollars and then made them the ...

Martin Shkreli trial: A timeline of events, FOXNews - Tue 1 Aug 17

Con man, brilliant mind, or myth? Jury in Shkreli trial now decides

Arstechnica - Mon 31 Jul 17

Colorful closing arguments cap weird trial for the ex-pharmaceutical exec.

Martin Shkreli touts his stock picks on eve of jury deliberations in his fraud trial

USA today - Mon 31 Jul 17

So-called 'Pharmacy Bro' discussed his investing success during a weekly online appearance via Facebook Live        

School's out for the eclipse: Why class is canceled for many in the South on Aug. 21

USA today - Fri 28 Jul 17

Several school districts announced classrooms will be closed Aug. 21 for the solar eclipse, while others are incorporating the event into curriculum.        

'Uber's CEO will not be Meg Whitman,' says Meg Whitman

USA today - Fri 28 Jul 17

Whitman: "Uber's CEO will not be Meg Whitman"        

Trial evidence proves 'Pharmacy Bro' Martin Shkreli told 'lies upon lies,' prosecutor says

USA today - Thu 27 Jul 17

Prosecution again calls 'Pharmacy Bro' a liar who scammed investors as closing arguments start in Martin Shkreli's fraud trial        

Amazon earnings: Just how big is it?

USA today - Thu 27 Jul 17

Second quarter may include details on two big recent events for Amazon: The Whole Foods deal and Prime Day.        

AT&T earnings beat forecast; Time Warner deal still on track to close in 2017

USA today - Wed 26 Jul 17

Shares of AT&T Inc. rose Tuesday after the company's second-quarter profit and revenue beat industry analysts' projections.        

Man flaunted cash on Facebook hours before he and his mother were killed, police say

USA today - Tue 25 Jul 17

Metro Nashville police haven’t determined a motive in the double murder Sunday but said Osmani Munongerwa’s Facebook posts may have been a factor.        

Wisconsin company offers employees microchip implants

Reuters Technology - Tue 25 Jul 17

(Reuters) - A Wisconsin vending machine company is offering its employees a chance to have a microchip implanted in their hands that they could use to buy snacks, log in to computers or use ...

Algae is turning Greenland green — and that’s a problem for sea-level rise

USA today - Tue 25 Jul 17

The algae that grows on the Greenland ice sheet is dark, meaning it absorbs more sunlight and warms up the surface more quickly than white ice.        

Apple is at risk of falling out of the top 5 smartphone vendors in China

USA today - Tue 25 Jul 17

Apple's share of the Chinese smartphone market fell last quarter, representing the waning dominance of the iPhone ahead of a major milestone.        

Do microchip implants pose health risks? Ask the Swedes — and pets

USA today - Tue 25 Jul 17

3,000 Swedes have opted to implant these chips to make getting on the train easier.        

Employees offered RFID chip implants... it's voluntary, for now - CNET

CNET - Tue 25 Jul 17

A Wisconsin company is the first in the US to offer implanted chips for opening doors and logging in to computers.

Technology company microchips staff so they can clock in without IDs Science - Tue 25 Jul 17

Flyover Video Reveals Pluto’s Bizarre Terrain, National Geographic - Tue 18 Jul 17

Wisconsin Firm Swaps ID Cards For Microchips - Tue 25 Jul 17

Wisconsin is not exactly the epicenter of US technology. But the flyover state is about to make history as a locally operated company becomes the nation’s first to offer microchip implants ...

Company In Wisconsin Offers Its Employees Chip Implants

Ubergizmo - Mon 24 Jul 17

Implants for medical and research purposes aren’t new, but it seems like it could also be the way of the future in which implants can be used to verify who we say we are. In fact a company ...

Wisconsin company Three Square Market to microchip employees

BBC Technology - Mon 24 Jul 17

Three Square Market says 50 employees have already signed up for the $300 (£230) chip.

Wisconsin company offers staff implants for keys and passwords

Engadget - Mon 24 Jul 17

Don't assume that companies chipping employees is usually the stuff of dystopian science fiction -- it's here... although it's better than it sounds. Wisconsin's ...

Cyborg Employees? Company Offers Free Microchipping to Workers

Livescience - Mon 24 Jul 17

One company is offering their employees the unusual perk of getting a free microchip, which they see as the future of micropayments.

Wisconsin company to install microchips in employees

Daily Mail - Mon 24 Jul 17

Wisconsin company, Three Market Square announced this week that it plans to install microchips (file) in employees to use in break room markets. Employees will be able to purchase items using ...

Wisconsin company to install rice-sized microchips in employees

USA today - Mon 24 Jul 17

A Wisconsin tech company is offering its employees microchip implants that can be used to scan into the building and purchase food at work.        

A Foolish Take: makes most of its money from web services

USA today - Sat 22 Jul 17

You might be surprised at what brings in the big bucks.        

Upcoming Alphabet, Facebook and Amazon earnings may add more fuel to market rally

USA today - Fri 21 Jul 17

Key earnings reports from tech titans Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet could determine if the stock market rally can continue on Wall Street.        

Here comes the Galaxy Note 8: Samsung sets press reveal Aug. 23

USA today - Thu 20 Jul 17

The company is finally expected to unveil the successor to the recalled Note 7        

FTC looking into Amazon discount-pricing policy: report

USA today - Thu 20 Jul 17

Probe was brought on by complaint from advocacy group Consumer Watchdog as part of Amazon's proposed $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods.        

Pizza Hut plans to hire roughly 14,000 new drivers this year

USA today - Tue 18 Jul 17

More drivers, new technology will speed meals to customers, Pizza Hut says        

NASA unveils new maps of Pluto, Moon Charon for flyby anniversary

FOXNews - Tue 18 Jul 17

On the two-year anniversary of the New Horizons probe's flyby of Pluto, mission scientists unveiled two detailed global maps of the dwarf planet and its largest moon, Charon.

NASA Unveils New Maps of Pluto, Moon Charon for Flyby Anniversary, Livescience - Tue 18 Jul 17
NASA Unveils New Maps of Pluto, Moon Charon for Flyby Anniversary, - Mon 17 Jul 17

Buzz Pluto's mountains in this gorgeous NASA video - CNET

CNET - Mon 17 Jul 17

You'll feel like you might bump into Pluto's mountains with a NASA video showing a first-person flyover as seen by the New Horizons spacecraft.

Fly over Pluto and Charon in the latest NASA footage

Engadget - Mon 17 Jul 17

The New Horizons spacecraft may have moved on from Pluto, making a long march to the Kuiper Belt, but we're still deep in the process of analyzing the data it sent back. Now, for ...

NASA releases stunning video that lets you flyby Pluto

USA today - Mon 17 Jul 17

While humans may not make it to Pluto any time in the near future, NASA is allowing people to get a taste of what it would be like with a new flyby video.        

Feel like you’re zooming over Pluto and its moon Charon with NASA’s new 3D animations

The Verge - Sun 16 Jul 17

It was two years ago, on July 14th, 2015, that NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto — marking the first time we had ever explored this mysterious small world. The probe ...

Martin Shkreli found guilty of fraud (as another Martin Shkreli arraigned for money laundering)

Fastcompany Tech - Fri 4 Aug 17

Self-proclaimed “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli has been convicted of securities fraud in Brooklyn federal court. A jury found Shkreli guilty of two counts of securities fraud and ...

Wisconsin Company First to Implant Microchips in Employees

Laboratory Equipment - Wed 26 Jul 17

NewsSome 50 employees in Wisconsin have taken RFID to another level--they have agreed to have microchips implanted into their hands on August 1. Staff Author: Michelle TaylorTopics: Lab ...

Why Would Anyone Let Their Employer Stick A Microchip Into Their Body?

Fastcompany Tech - Tue 25 Jul 17

A majority of employees at Three Square Market, a Wisconsin tech company, have agreed to let it install microchips in their hands, despite the controversy. If your employer asked your permission ...

NASA unveils detailed maps and flyby videos for New Horizons anniversary. - Fri 21 Jul 17

Now you can relive the historic flyby with these releases.

Shkreli Gave The Public A Face To Blame For Price Gouging. Now He’s A Convicted Felon

Kaiser Health News - Mon 7 Aug 17

Martin Shkreli was found guilty of three counts of fraud and faces a possible prison sentence. But how has his case affected the pharmaceutical industry?

United Therapeutics Sets Aside $210M For Possible Justice Department Settlement

Kaiser Health News - Fri 28 Jul 17

The drugmaker's contributions to patient-assistance charity groups are under federal investigation. In other biotech news, bioAffinity raises $4 million to bring its lung cancer test to market ...

VIDEO: NASA releases new Pluto flyover animation

RedOrbit - Mon 17 Jul 17

If you’re among the countless space science enthusiasts who wondered what the New Horizons spacecraft’s 2015 flyover of  Pluto might have looked like, you’re in luck – NASA has released ...

New Horizons Video Soars over Pluto's Majestic Mountains and Icy Plains

SpaceDaily - Mon 17 Jul 17

Laurel MD (SPX) Jul 17, 2017 In July 2015, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft sent home the first close-up pictures of Pluto and its moons - amazing imagery that inspired many to wonder what ...