Elon Musk’s company Neuralink plans to connect people’s brains to the internet by next year using a procedure he claims will be as safe and easy as LASIK eye surgery

Elon Musk on Tuesday announced in a livestream that his neuro technology startup Neuralink hopes to begin implanting devices into human minds as early as next year. Musk has invested $100 million into the secretive company — which hopes to achieve a “symbiosis with artificial intelligence” — since its founding in 2016, according to the […]

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Facebook’s cryptocurrency chief David Marcus testified before a Senate committee on Tuesday, hitting a wall of criticism and skepticism from senators. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (Democrat) was incredibly critical of Facebook’s track record and its ability to competently play a role in […]

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that listed an address in Saudi Arabia to protect himself from ‘hijackers or terrorists,’ his lawyers claim in new court documents

Jeffrey Epstein had a foreign passport that was linked to an address in Saudi Arabia in order to protect him from “potential kidnappers, hijackers, or terrorists,” his lawyers wrote in a letter submitted to the court on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors discussed the passport at a bail hearing on Monday, which was found in a locked […]