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Sep 13, 2018

3 surprising ways humans are still evolving

Evolution gave humanity powerful brains, flat feet, and opposable thumbs. But it's not through with us yet. From drinking milk to fending off disease, humans are still evolving new traits that help us survive and thrive in a changing world.

By María Soledad González Romero, Shira Polan
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Sep 15, 2018

This is how much VCs are paid

Venture capital is known for being an opaque industry, so it's no surprise most of us have no idea what the average VC earns in a year.

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Sep 14, 2018

Inside Planet Labs' new satellite manufacturing site

Satellite imaging and analytics company Planet is taking the wraps off its new manufacturing space in San Francisco. Founded by ex-NASA employees, Planet is leveraging some of the $183 million in funding it’s amassed to expand. In the basement of a nondescript office building in the middle of…

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Sep 14, 2018

Three years later, Let's Encrypt now secures 75% of the web

Bon anniversaire, Let’s Encrypt! The free-to-use non-profit founded in 2014 in part by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and is backed by Akamai, Google, Facebook, Mozilla and more. Three years ago Friday, it issued its first certificate. Since then, the numbers have exploded. To date, more …

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ChargePoint is adding 2.5M electric vehicle chargers over the next 7 years

Electric vehicles still make up just a fraction of the cars, trucks and SUVs on the road today. But that’s changing: the number of electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads exceeded 3 million in 2017. By 2025, there are expected to be 20 million electric vehicles in just Nor…

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Sep 17, 2018
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