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David Renteln, the cofounder of Soylent, has a new startup that makes nicotine gum.

The CEO of Silicon Valley’s favorite meal-replacement startup shares why he thinks the tide is shifting on genetic engineering

"The pendulum is swinging in favor of the science," Soylent CEO Bryan Crowley told Business Insider.
Fleece vests and trendy sneakers have become staple outfits for investors and venture capitalists.

Someone is selling a $500 Silicon Valley investor ‘starter kit’ as a joke about how venture capitalists all dress the same

Patagonia vest? Check. Allbirds sneakers? Check. "Zero to One" by Peter Thiel? Check. Meet the VC Starter Kit.

Trump says ‘we have to do something’ about social media

Right-wing news outlets are some of the most popular pages on Facebook — but that doesn't stop Trump's claims of bias.

This $28 vitamin C serum that was developed by MIT scientists makes my skin glow — and it’s available to buy after selling out 4 times

This vitamin C serum was engineered by MIT grads, and it's purposefully priced under $30. Shoppers have been quick to note that it also happens to contain most of the same ingredients as the award-winning $166 version from SkinCeuticals.

‘I’m angry’: One communications exec at SXSW says this year’s festival is all about describing scary risks — without off...

"This year I’m concerned. I’m angry," says one attendee on the ground.
Displaced residents shelled out $2 a month toward the $50 price of these earthquake cottages in 1906 — now one of them has undergone a stunning renovation and is asking $2.5 million.

San Francisco’s housing market is so dire that this once tiny home built out of desperation after the 1906 earthquake for $50 is now selling for...

The once tiny home at 31 Romain St. is one of the city's remaining earthquake cottages, or shacks, built after the 1906 earthquake. It's asking $2.5 million.
Displaced residents shelled out $2 a month toward the $50 price of these earthquake cottages in 1906 — now one of them has undergone a stunning renovation and is asking $2.5 million.

San Francisco’s housing market is so dire that this once tiny home built out of desperation after the 1906 earthquake for $50 is now selling for...

The once tiny home at 31 Romain St. is one of the city's remaining earthquake cottages, or shacks, built after the 1906 earthquake. It's asking $2.5 million.
San Francisco may be welcoming a whole new fleet of millionaires by the end of 2019.

Tech CEOs in San Francisco are paying up to $10 million to throw ragers when their companies go public — and they’re going all out with ic...

Several start-ups in San Francisco are expected to go public in 2019 — and tech CEOs are preparing with IPO parties that cost more than $10 million.
A Memphis Meats chicken strip.

Silicon Valley startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates are using gene-editing tool Crispr to make meat without farms — and to disrupt a $...

Startups backed by celebrities like Bill Gates and Richard Branson are experimenting with gene-editing to make lab-grown chicken, pork, and beef. It's the first known instance of Crispr being used in a new meat product.
Modern Elder Academy (not pictured) helps guests navigate the midlife.

Millennial tech workers are paying $5,000 for a 1-week luxury retreat to feel younger, and it shows just how bad ageism in Silicon Valley really is

Luxury retreat Modern Elder Academy caters to tech workers who feel their age lags behind technology. Its guests are 30- and 40-somethings.