According to a securities filing, the buyer was a Russian-registered firm called Weed Growth Fund, previously known as Ovation Research. The October 20 filing said the price was $50,000 cash and 19,192 shares of Cannabis Sativa worth close to $170,000, which promotes medical uses for marijuana. The reasons for the sale were not clear but Cannabis Sativa chief and former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson has publicly said he thinks marijuana may be used to treat the deadly disease.
Sprint is not standing still, continuing to tinker with its plans as it seeks to win over new customers. The latest: an adjustment to its widely touted “iPhone for Life” plan, now offering customers the ability to sign up for a version of the plan that lets them swap in a new iPhone every year. The original plan called for customers to pay as little as $20 a month to lease a new iPhone 6, which could be turned in for a new model after two years. In addition to the cost of the iPhone itself, customers need to sign up for a $50 plan for unlimited talk, text and data.
Spotted by Fast Company, a new research project out of Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands called “New Born Fame” is looking this question in the face. For the project, Laura Cornet developed a set of Internet-connected infant toys that would help babies upload pictures and activities to social media. There’s a snuggly “selfie ball” with which the baby can snap a picture of herself and then post it to Facebook;
Sony's Xperia Z3v is a Verizon exclusive that lets you take pictures under water, and stream your Playstation 4 games anywhere in your house. But should you get it?