Zoetrope effect could render Hyperloop tubes transparent to riders

An optical illusion popular in the 19th century could make trips on the Hyperloop appear to take place in a transparent tube. Regularly spaced, narrow windows wouldn’t offer much of…

Microsoft drops plans to integrate Cortana with Dynamics 365 |Tech News Today

Microsoft has dropped plans to integrate its Cortana personal digital assistant with its Dynamics 365 ERP/CRM services. Find the latest breaking news and … source

TraceLink just landed $60 million more to eliminate counterfeit prescription drugs

Just processed by the SEC on this bright Friday afternoon: TraceLink, a software-as-a-service platform for tracking pharmaceuticals and trying to weed out counterfeit prescription drugs in the process, has raised $60 million…

Flipboard buys Zite: Tech News Today 957

CNN has sold Zite to Flipboard. The nine-year-old news reading app was a competitor to the larger Flipboard. For the full episode, go to http://twit.tv/tnt957. source

The Void: Tech News Today 1253

The Void is a new virtual reality gaming experience For the full episode, go to http://twit.tv/tnt1253. source

Amazon Launches Amazon Destinations: Tech News Today 1243

Amazon announces Amazon Destinations, a new service that offers hotel bookings. For the full episode, go to http://twit.tv/tnt/1243. source

Stitch fix blows out Wall Street’s expectations and announces the launch of Stitch Fix Kids

Stitch Fix, one of last year’s high-profile IPOs, has had a bumpy ride for the past few quarters — but it blew out expectations this afternoon for its most recent…

This box sucks pure water out of dry desert air

For many of us, clean, drinkable water comes right out of the tap. But for billions it’s not that simple, and all over the world researchers are looking into ways…

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Hans Vestberg to take over as Verizon’s CEO in August

Verizon today announced CEO Lowell McAdam is stepping down from his post as August 1, 2018, seven years to the day he took the spot. He will stay on as…