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Microsoft gives 500 patents to startups
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India’s Anti-Satellite Test Wasn’t Really...
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Microsoft, Adobe and SAP prepare to expand their...
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Microsoft memo bans April Fools’ Day pranks,...
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Former NEA partner Jon Sakoda takes the wraps off...
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Why America Wants to Send Astronauts to the...
Vice President Mike Pence announced the first lunar destination for American astronauts: the south pole. But a lot of...
Demanding privacy, and establishing trust, in...
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The danger of “I already pay for Apple News+”
Apple doesn’t care about news, it cares about recurring revenue. That’s why publishers are crazy to jump...
Original Content podcast: ‘Triple Frontier’...
Even by the standards of the often, ah, “wide-ranging” conversations on the Original Content podcast, this...
A new lawsuit involving Stanford and Sequoia...
This morning, a publicly traded transplant diagnostics company called CareDx, along with Stanford University, sued...