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How smartphones offer Syrian refugees a lifeline

Startups and nonprofit organizations are offering high-tech assistance to the hyper-connected wave of Syrian refugees.

By November 27, 2015


How next year's wireless auction could give T-Mobile a shot in the arm

Smaller carriers may opt out of an auction of valuable wireless spectrum. That could give T-Mobile a better chance to scoop up spectrum and become a more potent rival to AT&T and Verizon Wireless.

By October 15, 2015


The full moon effect: Chinese seniors attack drone bearing mooncake vouchers

In an attempt to woo his girlfriend, a Chinese man sent her a drone carrying vouchers for a popular Chinese delicacy. Unfortunately, his plan backfired when a group of senior women spotted the UAV.

By September 22, 2015


Google looks to be expanding its commuter ferry boat service

While Google bus protests continue, the Web giant tests another ferry service to bring employees from the East Bay to its Silicon Valley campus.

By February 4, 2014


Forget buses, Google's using ferry boats to shuttle workers

The tech giant has begun using a catamaran service on a trial basis to transport its employees from San Francisco to its Silicon Valley campus.

By January 7, 2014


Seattle wants the tech scene, but not the division that could come with it

The Emerald City is brewing plenty of startups, thanks in part to tech giants like Microsoft and Amazon. But can it avoid a rift in the community?

By August 17, 2015


Regulators shut down T-Mobile's push for more wireless spectrum

The FCC votes unanimously to deny T-Mobile's request to include more spectrum reserved for smaller carriers in an upcoming auction.

By August 6, 2015


London to NYC in an hour with this Airbus rocket jet concept (Tomorrow Daily 221)

A new Airbus patent recently approved by the USPTO describes a jetliner that could travel at hypersonic speeds without disturbances from sonic booms, thanks to rocket-powered vertical acceleration. It's faster than the Concorde was, which means future flights won't likely be cheap.

By August 5, 2015


Obama pushes for more diversity in tech

At the first-ever White House Demo Day, President Obama announces a series of initiatives to bring more women and minorities into the tech sector and urges the industry to "not leave half the team on the bench."

By August 4, 2015


Forget binders of women, now there's a database

A new project called the Boardlist lets tech firms peruse a database of more than 600 female leaders prepped to serve on a board of directors.

By July 16, 2015