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Foursquare CEO on Using Location Data to Predict Trends

Foursquare CEO on Using Location Data to Predict Trends

May 29
Foursquare has evolved into a location intelligence company, providing data to more than 100,000 tech companies like Twitter and Apple.

Dillard University is A Physics Powerhouse

Dillard University is A Physics Powerhouse

By Errin Haines Whack | May 29
Pound for pound, tiny Dillard University in New Orleans graduates more physics majors -- and, notably, more female physics majors -- than far bigger schools with more resources.

Debate Rages in India on IVF for Women Over 50

Debate Rages in India on IVF for Women Over 50

By Muneeza Naqvi | May 28
While there are no reliable statistics for how many Indian women undergo fertility treatments each year at what age, tens of thousands of IVF clinics have sprouted up in the country over the last decade.

Need Cash? Facebook Expands Personal Fundraising Tools

Need Cash? Facebook Expands Personal Fundraising Tools

May 28
Facebook is expanding its fundraising tools that let users ask friends and strangers to give them money to help pay for education, medical or other expenses.

Life on A Manmade Island

Life on A Manmade Island

May 27
Artists Wayne Adams and Catherine King have constructed a floating island they call Freedom Cove, a multicolored floating refuge tucked away in rugged Clayoquot Sound off the west coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.

New Zealand Test Rocket Makes It to Space but Not to Orbit

New Zealand Test Rocket Makes It to Space but Not to Orbit

By Nick Perry | May 27
California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn't reach orbit as hoped.

House OKs Bill Making Nude Photo Sharing in Military A Crime

House OKs Bill Making Nude Photo Sharing in Military A Crime

By Richard Lardner | May 27
The House has unanimously approved legislation that makes it a crime for U.S. service members to distribute intimate photos or videos of people without first getting their consent.

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

China Shuts Some Live Streaming Sites, Punishes Companies

May 26
Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down numerous hosting platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved other content deemed unacceptable.

Google Helps Advertisers Track Spending in Physical Stores

Google Helps Advertisers Track Spending in Physical Stores

By Michael Liedtke | May 26
The internet company said Tuesday that a new tool will track how much money people spend in merchants' brick-and-mortar stores after clicking on their digital ads.

Space Archaeology

Space Archaeology

May 25
Archaeologist Sarah Parcak uses satellite photos to locate ancient sites and she's finding them - thousands. Bill Whitaker reports on the game-changing method.

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