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By: Melissa Locker

Harvard alumni think their venerable institution has a little ‘splainin to do about why Sean Spicer and Corey Lewandowski were asked to be visiting fellows. A group of alumni has penned an open letter to the Ivy League school asking them to...

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By: Rick Wartzman

On this edition of The Bottom Line podcast, Rick Wartzman talks to CSRHub’s Cynthia Figge. In the old days—10 or 15 years ago, say—if businesses were interested in shining a light on data that showed how socially responsible...

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By: Jeff Beer

Inspired by Akira Kurosawa, the new animated feature boasts a superstar voice cast—and, of course, talking dogs. What: The first trailer for Wes Anderson’s newest film, Isle of Dogs.Read Full Story

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By: Lizzie Plaugic

The first trailer for Wes Anderson’s upcoming stop-motion animation project, Isle of Dogs, is here, and it looks like a very Anderson-esque mix of sci-fi and twee. The movie is set in a futuristic Japan, where an outbreak of “dog flu” has...

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By: Jaclyn Westlake—The...

You probably have more leadership experience than you think. You’re ready to take that next step in your career, although you don’t technically have any management experience–yet. Sure, you know you’d be a great boss, but ...

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By: Melissa Locker

Investment bankers just gave a dog-sitting company something that is better than a Milk-Bone. DogBuddy has closed $5.9 million (€5 million) in Series A funding to further expand their dog-sitting services across London, TechCrunch reports....

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By: Sean Captain

AI startup Neura says it can customize all types apps to users by tracking their activities to predict what they want to see, and when. Many apps help women track menstrual cycles and other health factors to maximize (or minimize) their chance of...

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By: Joe Berkowitz

Jimmy Kimmel has once again taken center stage in the healthcare debate in a way that no other late-night host has dared. What: The latest impassioned rant against the GOP’s current healthcare initiative, from late night’s least likely ...

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By: Eillie Anzilotti

Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 (P4G) will convene public and private sector leaders to come up with solutions to major issues like climate change, access to clean water, and building sustainable cities. In the two years since ...

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By: Joe Berkowitz

A new video confronts stereotypes and preconceived notions about sex workers in a way viewers may not have considered. [Warning: NSFW] What: “People Guess Who’s a Sex Worker from a Group of Strangers,” a new video that is...

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By: Rina Raphael

Candy bars and social media are just going to make you feel worse. Here are several solutions that will help you regain your focus. You can feel it start to happen–at first slowly, then all at once. You get a little bit tired and before you...

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By: Melissa Locker

The fate of New York City’s rapidly deteriorating subway system may be in the hands of the governor, but the city’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, still has a plan for commuters—electric cars. The mayor announced that...

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By: Joe Berkowitz

Several elements of Donald Trump’s presidency appear foretold in a dark comic from this 1990 issue of “Heavy Metal” Magazine. (What is happening?) What: An eerily prescient comic that presaged the current administration.Read...

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By: Anett Grant

Sharing a meal with a senior executive can feel awkward or nerve-racking. But do these four things, and you’ll turn it into a career opportunity. You’ve just been asked to join your boss’s boss or another one of your...

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By: Jeff Beer

But will it actually get you to buy more photo prints? For many people, Kodak is a heritage brand synonymous with old school photography; a once massive brand cut down by the rise of digital culture. The company filed for bankruptcy in 2012, and...

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By: FastCo Studios

Trey Zoeller has a simple response to skeptics who think his process for aging whiskey aboard a ship is just a marketing gimmick: “Try it!” The founder of Jefferson’s Bourbon, Zoeller isn’t shy about innovating on an...

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By: Satya Nadella

In this exclusive excerpt from Satya Nadella’s book “Hit Refresh,” he reveals Microsoft’s mind-set for shifting from a know-it-all to a learn-it-all culture. In this excerpt from Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover...

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By: Stephanie Vozza

On the surface it’s about getting your daily work done, but on a deeper level it’s about re-framing who you are really working for. It’s obvious that some employees perform at higher levels than others—but why? David...

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By: Dan Solomon

Netflix’s latest Marvel series brings big-screen glory to one of the company’s most distasteful properties. On Wednesday, Netflix released the first trailer for The Punisher. It’s the latest addition to Marvel’s...

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By: Austin Carr

Chinese giant Tencent will open up its giant ad platform to U.S. advertisers as it seeks greater “understanding” abroad. WeChat, the most popular messaging app in China, which boasts 963 million users, is opening up its service to U.S. ...

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By: Beck Bamberger

There’s more than one way to identify promising women and LGBTQ founders and founders of color, many of whom are solving problems others aren’t even thinking about. 2017 isn’t even over yet, and it’s already provided more ...

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By: Michael Grothaus

The Securities and Exchange Commission has admitted to being hacked in 2016, reports Bloomberg. The hackers were able to break into their Edgar corporate filing system, which contains millions of filings from companies ranging from quarterly...

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By: Michael Grothaus

The company announced that it purchased “a team of HTC talent” from HTC’s Pixel phone division, which will now move and work in-house at Google helping design mobile phones. The HTC unit developed the Google Pixel and Pixel XL...

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By: Vlad Savov

HTC and Google have just made official a $1.1 billion agreement whereby a substantial proportion of HTC’s smartphone design and engineering team will move to work for Google. While the specific details of the deal have not yet been disclosed, one...

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Cnet
By: Roger Cheng

The deal allows Google to hire certain HTC employees, many of whom already work with Google on Pixel phones.

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Fortune
By: Robert Hackett

The Taiwanese company helps make Google's Pixel phones.

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Tech Crunch
By: Catherine Shu

 The $1.1 billion cooperation deal announced today between HTC and Google ended months of speculation, but prompted new questions. Chief among them is if the agreement and cash infusion can save HTC, which has struggled with a series of...

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By: Ron Amadeo

Enlarge The Google and HTC deal is official, it's just not quite what we were expecting. Google isn't buying HTC outright, à la Motorola, but is instead Google and HTC have "signed an agreement" to send some of HTC's employees over to Google,...

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After weeks (months, and years) of speculation, HTC has announced that its "Powered by HTC" R&D division -- the team behind Google's Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones -- will be purchased by Google with $1.1 billion in cash....

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By: Chris Welch

Google is making another big buy into smartphone hardware — or at least the people responsible for creating it. The company has just confirmed that it plans to acquire part of HTC’s mobile division team for $1.1 billion. “These future fellow...

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Mashable
By: Pete Pachal

The rumors are (mostly) true: Google is buying a part of HTC to beef up its hardware business. Google announced the agreement late Wednesday. Senior Vice President of Hardware Rock Osterloh wrote in a blog post that a "team of HTC talent" would join ...

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The New York Times
By: DAISUKE WAKABAYASHI

The deal bolsters Google’s ability to build mobile hardware and joins two companies already working together on one of Google’s upcoming Pixel phones.

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Google’s $1.1 billion deal with HTC carries risks, but the internet giant needs more scale if it is to maintain its influence in the smartphone business.

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Tech Crunch
By: Darrell Etherington

 Google and HTC have entered into an agreement where certain HTC employees will join Google. As part of the transaction, HTC will receive $1.1B USD in cash from Google. Google will also receive non-exclusive license for HTC’s intellectual ...

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By: Alex Pasternack

Scientists don’t know if the quakes were directly connected, but the region and others are especially vulnerable to quakes like these, and worse. Two earthquakes just 12 days apart in Mexico have killed hundreds of people, injured thousands,...

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By: Ben Schiller

A new app aims to help smallholder farmers fight pests and diseases that are killing their crops. The world’s 500 million smallholder farmers have a new weapon in their never-ending fight against pests and plant diseases: an app called...

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By: Pavithra Mohan

The earthquake in Mexico yesterday claimed the lives of more than 200 people, all while the country is still reeling from an 8.1-magnitude earthquake that killed at least 90 people less than two weeks ago. As is usually the case, the most...

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The loose soil beneath amplifies the ripple effects from earthquakes.

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Panicked bystanders were seen fleeing from the raining debris.

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Miguel Layún and Javier Hernandez launched a #YoXMéxico campaign to help victims of the earthquake that struck Mexico City. 

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By: AODHAN BEIRNE and...

Here is a list of local and international organizations that are helping those affected.

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By: Celia Fernandez

A post shared by Salma Hayek Pinault (@salmahayek) on Sep 20, 2017 at 10:51am PDT Salma Hayek announced that she's pledging $100,000 to UNICEF's relief efforts in Mexico after the country was devastated by a 7.1 earthquake on Sept. 19 - exactly 32 ...

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By: Jeff Beer

The appropriately named “Place” app, was built with Apple’s ARKit to use with iOS 11. What: A new AR app from Ikea that lets you see what any item in its new catalogue will look like, anywhere.Read Full Story

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By: Cale Guthrie Weissman

A new survey from Northwestern University in Qatar offers some interesting findings about media consumption habits and patterns in Middle Eastern countries. Ongoing since 2013, the survey has tracked news consumption trends, social media use, how...

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By: Ben Paynter

Every email sent with a banner add generated by Aidbox will funnel a small donation toward a cause of the sender’s choice. There’s very little that’s inspirational about sending an email these days, unless you’re the sort ...

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By: Cale Guthrie Weissman

Twitter cofounder and Medium founder and CEO Ev Williams is making the press rounds these days. Last week he sat down with CNN, and the conversation landed on the topic of misinformation and fake news. In his estimation, the real problem is the...

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By: Pavithra Mohan

As PRX’s Harvard-linked Podcast Garage turns one, it’s looking to expand its incubator model and lower barriers to entry for more aspiring podcasters. When PRX set up shop on Western Avenue in Boston as part of a Harvard initiative...

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By: P. Claire Dodson

“Neo Yokio” features a fashion-obsessed cast of characters played by Jaden Smith, Jude Law, Susan Sarandon, Tavi Gevinson, and more. In the city of Neo Yokio, everything south of 14th Street is under water. A massive list of the most...

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By: Chris Payne

Ezra Koenig guested on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show yesterday (Sept. 19) and though the crux of the talk was his new animated Netflix series Neo...

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By: Cale Guthrie Weissman

Preliminary numbers are finally out for Hillary Clinton’s newly released book, What Happened, and sales are doing quite well. According to the Associated Press, the book has already sold more than 300,000 copies–which includes...

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By: Al Dea—The Muse

It might turn into the opportunity of your dreams, but you might also be wasting your time. You put the time in to update your materials and tell everyone in your network that you were looking for a job. You asked them to keep you in mind and put in ...

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By: Stephanie Vozza

Aytekin Tank wanted to take a three-month paternity leave, but he didn’t expect that the time away would make him a better leader. Having a baby changes your life, and for Aytekin Tank, founder and CEO of the online form builder JotForm,...

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By: Christopher Zara

The company behind the crime-tracking app Citizen announced at TechCrunch Disrupt SF yesterday that it raised another $12 million in Series A funding. The app, which launched in New York City earlier this year, is expanding to San...

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By: Adele Peters

Flyleather is the company’s latest attempt to reduce the footprint of its shoes, this time by weaving together leather scraps and synthetic material to create a less damaging, more durable shoe. At a factory making leather for shoes, 30% of ...

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By: Joe Berkowitz

“Frankly, my dear, I am GONE WITH THE WIND.” What: A collection of screen caps from classic films, captioned with ridiculous, fake lines of dialogue that work in the movie’s title.Read Full Story

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By: Christopher Zara

Sean Spicer has reportedly been trying to secure a regular TV gig with the very media outlets he habitually lambasted during his time as Donald Trump’s White House press secretary, but so far no one’s biting. NBC reports that...

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By: FastCo Studios

“I was in a very, very, very insecure place at age 44, and suddenly people were offering me things,” the TV host and author recalls about his big break. But Bourdain was savvy enough to think long-term–and managed ...

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By: Joe Berkowitz

What:  A follow-up to a previous harrowing personal story, as another healthcare crisis looms large once again. Who: Jimmy Kimmel. Why we care: Kimmel has not been known for his politics–even in the Trump era. While other major...

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By: Lauren Huff

Jimmy Kimmel is once again pleading with Congress not to pass the most recent last-ditch effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and said that...

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Bill Cassidy had come on Kimmel's show earlier this year to talk health care.

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The New York Times
By: GIOVANNI RUSSONELLO

Senator Bill Cassidy had promoted what he called the Jimmy Kimmel test, but Mr. Kimmel said that Mr. Cassidy’s own policies didn’t adhere to it.

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Fortune
By: Reuters

Kimmel took aim at Senator Bill Cassidy on his show on Tuesday night.

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By: Elizabeth Segran

For centuries, Italian craftsmanship has been prized for its quality and beauty. That’s why luxury brands from Chanel to Prada have flocked to small Italian villages to find the best artisanal workshops and factories to make clothes, bags,...

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By: FastCo Studios

Laura and Kelly Moffat founded Kirrin Finch—a clothing company focused on tomboy and androgynous styles that are tailored for women but inspired by men’s...

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By: Lydia Dishman

Michelle Kennedy, a millennial mom, created a matchmaking app just for mothers, a venture many VCs thought had no market. When Michelle Kennedy set out to secure funding for Peanut, a Bumble-like app she’d developed for connecting new...

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By: Michael Grothaus

The administration has challenged more H-1B skilled visa applicants at a higher rate than any in the past eight years, Reuters reports. H-1B visas allow skilled foreign workers to come to the U.S. for a job. They’re typically granted to...

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By: Lydia Dishman

In the war for talent, some companies are going above and beyond to entice employees to join and stay on staff. Dream jobs aren’t just about inspirational day-to-day responsibilities. Among the best companies to work for in...

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By: Steven Melendez

Nearly half of surveyed employees use personal passwords for company accounts–a big no-no, says password manager maker Dashlane. It’s some of the most common security advice on the internet: Never use the same password between...

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By: Eillie Anzilotti

Conservation X Labs wants to get engineers, economists, product developers, and innovators collaborating on environmental stewardship projects. “The problem with conservation,” says Alex Dehgan, “is that it’s only filled ...

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By: Nevin Thompson

Deserved or not, Japan has long had a reputation for its weird vending machines. What do Japanese people think about vending machines in other countries? Deserved or not, Japan has long had a reputation for being the home of weird and wacky vending...