Atul Gawande gets a new job as CEO in an ongoing quest to fix healthcare

Amazon, JPMorgan, and BerkshireHathaway are taking the next step in their U.S. employee healthcare business by naming a new chief executive officer. The powerhouse trio announced the appointment of  Dr.…

Wetsuit filled with heavy gas could increase divers’ survival time by hours

An innovative new technique could help make wetsuits more insulated. The technique entails stuffing a standard wetsuit into a pressure tank that displaces its air pockets and pumps then full…

Would you pay to join a Group? Facebook takes subscriptions for a spin

After launching Facebook Watch subscriptions, Facebook is also testing a paid subscription for Groups. The tool would allow Group administrators to charge for exclusive content, while a portion of the…

Robots and delivery services take over a kitchen-free future, reports says

UBS analysts suggest that the traditional home kitchen might be permanently altered by meal-delivery services, envisioning a future where meals made by robots are delivered by drones in lieu of…

Instagram’s IGTV is a new Stories-like home for vertical long-form videos

After Facebook Watch, Instagram is launching its own video portal, but it looks nothing like the usual online video viewer. Instead, Instagram IGTV is mobile-first, which means vertical video and…