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By: Adele Peters

When you’re already delivering food, an extra stop to bring leftovers to the needy isn’t that difficult. It’s the end of the day at Bodhi Bowl, a vegan restaurant in downtown L.A., and the chef has eight pounds of leftover rice. ...

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By: Tara Swart

Tip: Visualize your toughest resolution first. Be honest: How is your progress so far on those New Year’s resolutions you lined up just a few weeks ago? As January wears on and the cold, dreary weather continues for many of us, sticking...

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By: Mark Sullivan

Apple has been making trade-offs between battery power and svelte design for years. The “throttling” uproar is one result. Just before New Year’s, Apple admitted throttling down the performance of older iPhones in order to...

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By: Daniel Terdiman

After launching a first-for-an-NBA-player YouTube channel showcasing his off-the-court life, Golden State Warriors star and 2017 NBA Finals MVP Kevin Durant now wants to help other athletes start their own video empires. Today, Thirty Five Media,...

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Fortune
By: Tom Huddleston Jr.

The NBA star is helping YouTube bolster its sports programming with more athlete channels.

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By: Lydia Dishman

Basecamp recently raised its salaries to reflect the top of the San Francisco market. Some economists are skeptical that this could work on a large scale. The tech company Basecamp has a mostly remote staff of less than 60 people. But even...

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By: Stephanie Vozza

It’s the coldest, darkest month of the year. Shouldn’t you really just hunker down and get to work? January can be a bit of a buzzkill. You’re coming off of the fun of the holidays. Depending on your location, winter is firmly...

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By: Michael Grothaus

That’s not great news for the content creators that take to the site to supplement their earnings. Bloomberg reports that though Patreon now has over 50,000 creators and pulled in more than $150 million from one million patrons, the fact is...

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By: Michael Grothaus

It sounds like something out of a Roland Emmerich disaster movie, but it really happened. At around 8:10 pm local time last night a meteor streaked across the skies of Michigan and exploded in the atmosphere, reports ABC. That explosion, 5 miles...

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Residents near Michigan shared video of the dazzling display on social media.

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By: Thuy Ong

A meteor entering the Earth’s atmosphere exploded in Michigan’s sky overnight in a spectacle that briefly illuminated the city of Detroit. The US Geological Survey confirmed the meteor had entered the atmosphere about 5 miles from New Haven,...

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By: Michael Grothaus

The Redmond company joins several other American companies that also made the top 10. The list “aims to identify the industry’s top financially successful and organizationally sound organizations,” according to Reuters. It is...

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By: Michael Grothaus

The Google-owned online video giant has introduced a number of changes to its YouTube Partner Program (YPP), the company announced in a blog post. The changes are being made “to address the issues that affected our community in 2017 so we can ...

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By: Adele Peters

A new book, CTRL-X: A Topography of E-Waste, shows what happened to the world’s old phones: They’re in India, or Ghana, or China, being mined for precious metals in dangerous and unhealthy conditions. In a landfill outside Delhi, a...

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By: Michael Grothaus

The Trump International Hotel in Washington DC had a 4-5 star rating on Yelp just five days ago, but has since fallen to a 2-star rating after hundreds of reviewers took to the site to leave reviews calling his hotel a “sh**hole,”...

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Fortune
By: David Meyer

From four stars to two, thanks to outrage over Trump's reported comment.

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By: Jared Newman

Tech giants used to avoid the industry’s mega trade show. Now they’ve turned it a grand vision for AI’s future. In the nine years that I’ve been going to CES, the most remarkable thing about the giant show has been the...

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By: Mark Sullivan

As expected, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has filed suit to block what he called the FCC’s “arbitrary and capricious” rollback of Obama-era network neutrality regulations. And Schneiderman is bringing 21 other...

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Tech Crunch
By: Brian Heater

 A lawsuit filed today by the attorneys general of 22 states seeks to block the Federal Communications Commission’s recent controversial vote to repeal Obama era Net Neutrality regulations. The filing is led by New York State Attorney...

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Mashable
By: Keith Wagstaff

The attorneys general of 22 states — including New York, California, Kentucky, and Mississippi — are suing over the repeal of net neutrality regulations.  SEE ALSO: Internet pioneers call on Congress to save net neutrality This...

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Arstechnica
By: Jon Brodkin

Enlarge / FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn addresses protesters outside the Federal Communication Commission building to rally against the end of net neutrality rules on December 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images |Chip Somodevilla ) ...

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TheVerge
By: Colin Lecher

In the first high-profile attempt to block the FCC’s rollback of net neutrality rules through the courts, 22 state attorneys general have filed a lawsuit challenging the plan. Led by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, the petition asks a ...

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Cnet
By: Marguerite Reardon

Several groups, including attorneys general from 22 states and the browser maker Mozilla, filed suit against the FCC, which voted last month to gut the 2015 net neutrality rules protecting the open internet.

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Billboard
By: Eriq Gardner

The fight to prevent telecom giants from engaging in content discrimination through practices like blocking and throttling is now being put to a...

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Tech Crunch
By: Devin Coldewey

 Democrats in the Senate have achieved unanimous party support of the plan to undo the FCC’s recently passed order gutting net neutrality. All 49 Democratic Senators and one Republican are ready to officially disapprove the Restoring...

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Yesterday, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer said that Senate Democrats now have a total of 50 votes in favor of restoring net neutrality. Today, the push back against the net neutrality repeal intensifies, as a companion House bill to reject...

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Fortune
By: Reuters

Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling.

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The New York Times
By: CECILIA KANG

The filings kick off what is expected to be an extended legal and political debate about the future of internet policy.

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State attorneys general and internet activists filed legal challenges to the Federal Communications Commission’s recent rollback of Obama-era internet regulations, launching a legal battle that could go on for years.

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By: Steven Melendez

The Montreal Cognitive Assessment asks patients to recall lists of words, draw basic figures, and identify animals from images. President Trump’s physician, Navy Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson, told White House reporters that the...

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By: Melissa Locker

McDonald’s just announced a new commitment to sustainability, which could radically alter the amount of trash the world’s biggest restaurant chain produces. On Tuesday, the burger giant announced that, by 2025, all packaging on...

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By: Lydia Dishman

The U.S. isn’t very competitive with other countries when it comes to taking care of its workers–particularly when it comes to paid parental leave. This interactive world map shows just how poorly America stacks up. This despite the...

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By: Steven Melendez

A newly discovered variety of Android malware that Kaspersky Lab calls “one of the most powerful spyware tools that we have ever seen for this platform” can surreptitiously record audio when a device enters locations attackers choose,...

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By: Cale Guthrie Weissman

In 2015, the Verge asked this question: “Why are the most important people in media reading The Awl?” The reason is: Because it has always been one of the best blogs on the internet. Now these sentiments will be in past tense. Sadly,...

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By: Eillie Anzilotti

Without a financial history, small shop owners struggle to access loans. A new project from Mastercard helps them build up a track record of payments through digitizing their orders from local wholesalers. In Kawangware, an informal settlement in...

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By: Elizabeth Segran

When it comes to vitamins, there is only so much you can do to be innovative. Many brands these days are delivering vitamins on a subscription plan, so you never run out, and making the individual packs of pills look so attractive that they are...

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By: Christopher Zara

Maybe be careful what you say to Alexa. As Amazon expands into new business areas, builds out its platforms, and deepens the level of personal data it collects about customers, the company is becoming a more frequent target of government and...

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By: Melissa Locker

President Trump’s profanity is making it hard for Google to keep its autocomplete search suggestions rated PG. While Google’s autocomplete searches typically use asterisks to censor the naughty words—or omits them from...

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By: Steven Melendez

Anthony Levandowski, the former Uber engineer at the center of the company’s intellectual property dispute with Alphabet unit Waymo, faces more allegations of trade secret theft in a lawsuit from a woman who says she worked for him as a...

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The Waymo v. Uber trial is set to finally get started next month, but Anthony Levandowski, the man who has been accused of taking 14,000 files from Google's self-driving outfit when he left the company for his own startup Otto, has been hit...

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By: Chaim Gartenberg

The saga of ex-Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski continues to get stranger, with fresh accusations of stealing trade secrets. This time, they’re coming from the somewhat surprising source of Erika Wong, the former nanny for Levandowski’s two...

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By: Ainsley Harris

Millions of consumers already use biometrics technology, like thumbprint scans, to unlock their phones and confirm in-app purchases. Now, similar technology is moving from phones to plastic. With Visa’s new fingerprint card, consumers will be ...

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By: Mark Sullivan

After Apple admitted it had been slowing down older iPhones to extend their battery lifespans, it was hit by a wave of class action lawsuits alleging the company intentionally slowed down the phones to push customers toward buying new ones. ...

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By: Joe Berkowitz

The debate over the Aziz Ansari story revolves around whether what his accuser alleges should be considered assault. There’s much more to the story than that. [Warning: NSFW] Over the weekend, a woman using a pseudonym accused Aziz Ansari of...

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By: Adele Peters

In less than a year, a person with no experience is ready for a high-tech job. For someone without a college degree looking for a better job, work in IT support makes sense–most jobs in the field ask for only a high school diploma, pay a...

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By: Cale Guthrie Weissman

Contraceptive apps are becoming all the rage. These programs–such as Natural Cycles–help women track their menstruation cycles, using data like body temperature, to let users know when they are most likely to be infertile. These apps,...

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By: Joe Lazauskas

A newsfeed that emphasizes posts from friends and family may leave people feeling more like members of tribes than ever–and resistant to outside views. After spending much of 2017 acting like a prospective politician, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled ...

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By: Jaclyn...

Sometimes, addressing it directly can be your best option. Whether you’re gearing up for a triumphant return to the workforce or grappling with the best way to explain a recent gap in your employment history, addressing time away from the...

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By: Melissa Locker

Film buffs, today’s Google Doodle is for you. The search giant is celebrating what would have been the 94th birthday of trailblazing Mexican actress Katy Jurado. Jurado, who was born María Cristina Estela Marcela Jurado García, rose ...

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Cnet
By: Dan Dziedzic

Katy Jurado is recalled on what would have been her 94th birthday for her role in creating more opportunities for Latina actresses in Hollywood.

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By: Marcus Baram

Accused of misconduct, he fires back by punishing his accusers and loudly complaining about their vendetta. Sounds like another day in the Trump White House—except that this time it’s his business empire. The Trump Organization, locked ...

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Fortune
By: The Associated Press

There are accusations of financial misconduct.

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By: Melissa Locker

Airbnb thinks its users will find a lot to love in “shithole” countries. After both the Washington Post and New York Times reported that President Trump referred to Haiti, El Salvador, and all 55 countries that fill ...

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By: Cale Guthrie Weissman

It’s tough out there for cryptocurrency investors. This morning, the price of bitcoin dropped in the double-digit percents–hitting a monthlong low of $11,191.59. Currently the price has risen a bit, to around $12,000, but that’s ...

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Fortune
By: David Meyer

Bitcoin fell by almost 15% in one day.

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Fortune
By: Chris Morris

Even among a massive selloff, there are a few winners.

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By: Jared Lindzon

Good news: Over half of girls say they want a career in STEM fields. Bad news: Kid’s entertainment is still very gendered. The greatest influence on the career ambitions of today’s children isn’t their teachers, parents, books,...

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By: Joe Berkowitz

The self-described “chauvinist cut” robs the longest Star Wars movie yet of what makes it a movie. Halloween in the 1980s was tough for young, female Star Wars fans. They could either dress up like a man, don the Cinnabon-sandwich...

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By: Christopher Zara

Millions of Americans are being infected by strains of the influenza virus this flu season, which is now the most widespread on record since health officials began keeping track in the early 2000s. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has...

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By: Ruth Reader

General Motors is leading the pack in terms of self-driving technology and a go-to-market strategy, according to the latest Leaderboard report from Navigant Research. Meanwhile, Waymo is nipping at its heels. The report notes that while the two ...

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By: Anisa Purbasari Horton

Make the case that giving you a raise would be good for the company, and whatever you do, don’t issue an ultimatum. In an ideal world, we’d all be compensated fairly for our work and receive raises when we do well in our jobs without...

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By: Rich Bellis

Maybe rethink that Magic Mike GIF. You’re new. You don’t really know anyone other than your boss, a coworker or two, and the HR person who guided you through the hiring process.Read Full Story

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By: Art Markman

Yes, listening is a virtue, but that’s not the only reason you might want to think before you share your next idea. The conventional wisdom is clear and–on its face–totally sensible: If you’re trying to make a name for...

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By: Eillie Anzilotti

Inside the historic old Bell Labs building in Holmdel, New Jersey, a developer is creating a “metroburb”–a self-contained, indoor Main Street that will house stores, a food hall, and tech company offices. The question is:...

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By: Michael Grothaus

The internet giant is planning on building three underwater cables in 2019 in order to expand its cloud business to new regions, reports CNBC. All three underwater cables will have different routes: Los Angeles to Chile U.S. to Denmark and Ireland...

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Google is expanding its sprawling network of undersea cables to plug into new regions around the world, in a bid to speed up its cloud-computing business and catch up to rivals Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc.

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By: Michael Grothaus

Normally most analysts’ predictions wouldn’t be too newsworthy, but this one is an outlier for a few reasons. First, Saxo Bank analyst Kay Van-Petersen predicted the cryptocurrency will skyrocket to between $50,000 and $100,000 per...

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By: Jill Bernstein

Nike’s Hannah Jones and soccer great Abby Wambach are finding powerful, targeted ways to foster respect for the planet and all who live—and play—on it. Environmental protection and equal opportunity are two of today’s...

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By: Michael Grothaus

Two congressional aides told Reuters that lawmakers are urging the break amid fears that the data of U.S. users from Huawei devices, such as GPS location, could be shared with the Chinese government. Earlier this month AT&T was reportedly...

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By: Michael Grothaus

As cryptocurrencies become more scrutinized by governments around the world, China will crack down on mobile apps and online platforms that allow centralized trading, reports Bloomberg. According to Bloomberg’s sources, the Chinese government ...