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Videogamers wanted — to help with medical research

The project is the latest crowdsourcing research effort based on the idea that science is a game almost anyone can play.

YouTube funds programme to develop new musical talent, videos

YouTube is in the process of negotiating new licensing deals with record labels

Smartphone cameras pose huge threat to GoPro’s growth

GoPro. Picture: ISTOCK

The maker of market-leading action cameras is trying again, using a different approach, after bungling its first attempt to expand beyond extreme sports

How Facebook is putting more products on shelves

Facebook is using new features to lure advertisers in India, where revenue per user lags far behind the US. Picture: REUTERS/RICK WILKING

The dual power of the social media platform — word of mouth and finely targeted paid ads — gives new products unprecedented exposure, writes Christopher Mims

Samsung fixes the TV remote

Showgoers watch a display of Samsung Smart TVs during the first day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in this file photo. Picture: REUTERS

Samsung has fixed the most annoying thing about TVs — and it only took 30 years


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