WaterAid Debuts ‘Aftershock’ – VR Film Starring Inhabitants Of Nepalese Village Devastated By Earthquake

(Huffington Post) – There’s a red carpet, a big screen and an expectant crowd, to be sure, but that’s where the similarity between this and every other world film premiere

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Google’s Internet-Beaming Balloon Gets a New Pilot: AI

(WIRED) – THIS SUMMER, THE Google X lab launched a balloon into the stratosphere over Peru, and it stayed there for 98 days. Launching balloons into the stratosphere is a

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Zuckerberg and Chan Promise $3 Billion to Cure Every Disease

(WIRED) – OVER THE NEXT decade, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan say they will invest $3 billion in a sweeping effort to cure all

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And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2016 is… Mobalytics

(TECH CRUNCH) – At the very beginning, there were 25 startups. After three days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have

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Ice Bucket Challenge Funds Scientific Breakthrough

(RTÉ News) – Money raised from the Ice Bucket Challenge has helped to make a significant breakthrough in identifying a key gene linked to motor neurone disease. The Ice Bucket

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Gun Smart Lock Prevents Unauthorized Firearms Use

(Reuters) – A group of military veterans from Israel-based start-up Zore have created a firearm safety device to prevent the unauthorized use of a gun. Roselle Chen reports. A unique

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A Wheel to Electrify Your Bicycle

(Reuters) – A newly developed wheel converts any bicycle into an electric vehicle. Ben Gruber reports. Right off the bat, Michael Burtov says that he and his team at tech

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Golf Jetpack Cuts Time From Tee to Green

(Reuters) – World number 6 golfer Bubba Watson has joined forces with a New Zealand-based company to show off what’s been dubbed the ‘world’s first golf jetpack.’ Matthew Stock reports.

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Developer of Nintendo’s Pokemon GO Aiming for Rollout to 200 Markets Soon

By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – The head of the developer behind Nintendo Co Ltd’s <7974.T> Pokemon GO said he wanted to launch the smash-hit mobile game in roughly 200

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Pokemon Go Blamed for Crimes but Also Aids Embattled U.S. Police

By Gina Cherelus and Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Pokemon Go craze is blamed for several robberies of distracted mobile phone players, but the game’s cartoon characters have

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