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George Lucas to build affordable housing in one of the richest parts of America

After residents living near George Lucas' Grady Ranch protested his planned studio into nonexistence, the film magnate made different plans for the land.

By April 19, 2015


Bill Gates tops Forbes list of 400 richest people in America

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg saw the biggest jump in wealth among all the people on the list, earning him the No. 11 spot.

By September 29, 2014


Facebook's Zuckerberg to take two months off for daughter's birth

The CEO of the world's largest social network has been unusually public about his and his wife's experiences conceiving and preparing for their child. Now he's talking about how he'll juggle his job as well.

By November 20, 2015


Flat Earth Games puts you at the helm in Objects in Space

The passion project from Flat Earth Games is a space-trading simulator that does a heck of a lot more than it says on the tin.

By November 15, 2015


Bill Gates reclaims 'world's richest person' title with $76B

For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.

By March 3, 2014


Top chips exec Weili Dai sees 'hopeful' future for women in tech (Q&A)

Dai, co-founder of chipmaker Marvell and one of the US' wealthiest women, says that with a better ecosystem of support and encouragement, women will be able to contribute their natural talents to tech.

By August 29, 2015


Here's what happens if you stop eating completely

A new video from AsapScience lays out the biochemical processes involved in starving. It also comes with a call to help those for whom this issue is anything but academic.

By August 6, 2015


New friend for Zuckerberg: Facebook CEO to be a dad

The social-networking giant's co-founder shared Friday that he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting their first child -- a daughter. Their dog, Beast, "has no idea what's coming."

By July 31, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Tesla-wannabe Elio Motors raises big from the crowd -- or did it?

The would-be automaker's path highlights the untested (and weird) waters of the new era in crowdfunding.

By July 17, 2015


Jay Z's Tidal music service loses its latest CEO

On the job as interim CEO with Tidal for less than three months, Peter Tonstad is the second CEO to exit the artist-owned music service this year.

By June 23, 2015