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Seed to Sale: Inside a High Tech Pot Farm

We tour a cannabis dispensary in Oakland, California that grows and sells weed for medicinal purposes.

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Uber's self-driving cars will start picking up passengers this month

Uber wants to be first to market with driverless cars and replace its human-powered fleet of drivers with robots.

Opinion: How the H-1B visa affects American workers

Computerworld national correspondent Patrick Thibodeau has covered the controversial H-1B guest-worker visa for many years. It's a complicated topic, but to understand it, you need to know just one thing: its effect on American IT workers.

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Apple is producing a documentary about Drake, Lil' Wayne, and Nicki Minaj

Apple Music will take us behind the scenes at Cash Money Records, the super-successful hip-hop label.

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Apple steps up environmental efforts in China

The company's assembly sites are keeping waste out of landfills, and its suppliers are moving toward renewable energy.

Brain-controlled robotics help paraplegics regain mobility

Eight people have regained some voluntary muscle control and sensation after using brain-controlled robotics.

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Tim Cook's first 5 years: Apple's CEO on failure and why he still believes in surprises

From Steve Jobs to the Apple car, Cook looked back at Apple's past and looked ahead to its future in a wide-ranging interview.

Mingis on Tech: The future of H-1Bs and the fate of IT

Although the controversial H-1B visa program has gotten some attention on the campaign trail this year, larger issues facing the IT industry are being ignored.

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Apple's latest diversity report shows 54 percent of new hires were minorities

New hires are the most diverse, but overall, the diversity of Apple's workforce still has room for improvement.

Tech shines at new Vikings stadium

Wireless coverage, mobile apps, RFID and virtual reality will play a big part at the new US Bank Stadium, where the Minnesota Vikings will play football starting this season.

Around the world in a solar plane

Solar Impulse 2 makes history as the first solar-powered plane to circumnavigate the globe.

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9 big moments in Yahoo's troubled history

Yahoo has had quite a ride, enduring falling stock prices and frequent CEO changes. Here are 9 key moments leading up to its sale to Verizon.

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How and why to verify your Twitter account

You can finally request that coveted blue verified Twitter badge that has eluded you for seven years. Here’s why and how you should get verified and let your followers know you are the real deal.

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$29.99 for the IT Security & Ethical Hacking Certification Training ($1,895 value) - Deal Alert

For a limited time, the bundle of courses is only $29.99 and jam-packed with over 48 hours of courses and 50 hours of advanced training.

Solar Impulse 2 is one flight away from circling the globe on no fuel

The amazing solar-powered Solar Impulse 2 is in Cairo, ahead of its final flight on a round-the-world trip.

RoboGlove returns to Earth

NASA's RoboGlove is coming back to Earth as a commercial product made by GM.