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A robot with a unique personality might sound like an oxymoron. Or science fiction. But that’s the goal of London-based startup Emotech, launching on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 today, with a plan to crowdfund its first product, a voice-controlled robot assistant called Olly,...

Katie Brenner of bluDiagnostics came up with an idea of a better fertility test for women because it was a problem she once struggled with herself. Fortunately for Brenner, she’s a researcher and with the help of another scientist developed a saliva-based test called Fertility...

If we are going to view certain applications of human genome editing as permissible, can we draw a line? An international group of scientists is calling for a moratorium on making inheritable changes to the human genome, specifically the use of the Crisper-Cas9 technique on DNA....

The Federal Communications Commission will head to court on Friday to defend its net neutrality rules against opponents who want to overturn the broadband regulations, a hearing that may help determine how consumers get access to content on the web. If this sounds familiar, it’s because...

Three common mistakes first-time IT leaders make can freak out staff, get in the way of proving yourself, and ultimately cause you to fail. Here's how to dodge them. In over a decade as a CIO. and decades spent mentoring dozens of growing leaders, I...

Following an 11-year battle, Nicholas Merrill finally gets to publicly talk about the FBI's National Security Letter, which demanded he hand over a wide swath of private information about one of his ISP customers. Nicholas Merrill, founder of a small ISP, disclosed publicly on Monday...