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This company can build an apartment in 2 weeks

SquarePlums is customizing shipping containers to help fix a shortage of homes in India's tech hub.


South Koreans' 'fear and greed' fuel bitcoin fever

CNN / Money

Students are checking the price between classes, workers are trading as they line up for coffee, and grandparents are playing the market at home.


North Korea may be making a fortune on bitcoin

CNN / Money

Kim Jong Un's regime is amassing a hoard of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, experts say.


Level Up: Nintendo Switch scores 10 million sold

The company said on Tuesday its hybrid gaming system -- one part mobile, one part home console -- sold 10 million units since its March 2017 launch.


Google wants you to experiment with new photo apps

Google released three free experimental apps for playing with photos and videos.

Siri, why is Apple buying Shazam?


Shazam! Apple snaps up the music app for $400 million but what does it want from Shazam?


SpaceX is taking beer research to space

CNN / Money / News

SpaceX is launching barley for a Budweiser-backed experiment.

Monday, Dec 11


Soylent shakeup: Cofounder steps down as CEO

Soylent cofounder Rob Rhinehart announced on Monday he is stepping down as CEO. Rhinehart will stay on as executive chairman.


Facebook exec on Russian election meddling: 'We need more ad transparency'


Naomi Gleit, VP of Social Good at Facebook, discusses the steps Facebook is taking to prevent Russian meddling in U.S. politics and elections. She tells CNN's Poppy Harlow, "We take this really seriously."


Apple confirms it's buying Shazam


Apple confirmed that it is acquiring music recognition app Shazam. CNN's Samuel Burke reports.

Secret message apps on the rise at work

More companies are starting to approve the use of ephemeral messaging apps for internal communications.


Twitter announces all-women speaker lineup at CES

CNN / Money / News

Twitter is hosting a panel of women leaders at CES in response to the show's all-male keynote speaker lineup.

Siri, what's that song? Apple buys Shazam

Apple confirmed it is buying Shazam, a music recognition service that became an early favorite application of the smartphone era.


Japanese firm to launch world's greenest cruise ships

CNN / Technology

A Japanese cruise operator is teaming up with a Finnish shipbuilder to build the world's greenest cruise ship.


Facebook exec: We need more women in power

Sheryl Sandberg isn't the only Facebook executive speaking out about the state of female leadership in the U.S.


Bitcoin jumps after futures trading begins

CNN / Money

The Chicago Board Options Exchange on Sunday began trading bitcoin futures -- a new step for the cryptocurrency.

Sunday, Dec 10


Popping the red pill: A digital alternate reality



Meet the CEOs who decide what you see online



Saturday, Dec 9

Uber moves to settle rape victim's lawsuit

The suit, which marks the second civil case surrounding the incident, was filed earlier this year after a report alleged an Uber executive secretly obtained the victim's medical information. The rape occurred in 2014.


Facebook shares its sexual harassment policy

CNN / Money / News

The company made its policy on handling harassment and bullying public to help smaller companies.


Facebook exec: 'It'd be awesome if women ran the world'


Naomi Gleit, VP of Social Good at Facebook, opens up about being a female tech executive in Silicon Valley. She tells CNN's Poppy Harlow "this is a watershed moment."

Friday, Dec 8


Tim Ferriss: Why I left Silicon Valley


Tim Ferriss tells CNN Tech's Laurie Segall why he left Silicon Valley and whether he thinks tech leaders understand their responsibility in coding our future.

Tim Ferris opens up about his struggle with mental health


Tim Ferriss tells CNN Tech's Laurie Segall about his own battle with mental health issues and his advice for others who might be struggling.

Tim Ferriss on asking the right questions

Tim Ferriss talks to CNN Tech's Laurie Segall about his new book, Tribe of Mentors, and what he learned about asking the right interview questions.


Feds start to crack down on fraud as Bitcoin soars

The SEC and FBI are taking a closer looks at Initial Coin Offerings for potential fraud as the price of Bitcoin breaks new records.

What I learned from buying bitcoin

CNN / Technology

Some people kill time at the airport by browsing duty-free shops. I decided to shop for bitcoin.


Silicon Valley's fault lines are exposed

CNN / Technology

From sexual harassment scandals to the weaponization of their platforms, the tech industry is under fire.



Pop star Shawn Mendes invests in smart emoji app

CNN / Technology

The Genies' app lets users create an avatar that changes expressions, moods, outfits and accessories, based on news headlines or holidays.


Millions of dollars may have been stolen in bitcoin hack

Hackers have carried out a heist on a leading digital currency platform, making off with an unspecific amount of bitcoin.