Tech News April 7, 2014

  • Why Google’s Modular Smartphone Might Actually Succeed

    Google believes open hardware innovation could help it find industries and markets for its software and services.

    In a two-story building in an industrial district of Cambridge, Massachusetts, Ara Knaian shows off prototypes of what could be the industry’s first completely modular smartphone.

  • The Revival of Cancer Immunotherapy

    An old idea for treating cancer is yielding impressive results on cancer patients—and lots of attention from drug companies.

    New medicines that shrink tumors and have beneficial effects lasting for months to years in some cancer patients are helping breathe new life into an old idea: using a patient’s own immune cells to attack malignant cells.

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