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Ousted Uber CEO but still-Uber-board-member Travis Kalanick named two new directors to Uber’s board without consulting anyone else at the ride-hailing company he founded.  Despite Kalanick’s looming presence over Uber, the people actually running the company now were not happy with his scheme.  SEE ALSO: Uber CEO admits ‘we’ve got things wrong’ in open letter […]

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No one expected Megyn Kelly’s move from inflammatory Fox News host to soft-focus daytime talk show host to be a smooth ride but, if the first week is any indication, it’s going to be a lot more awkward than we could have imagined. SEE ALSO: Megyn Kelly debuts her new morning show and Twitter hated […]

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It’s a tried and true trope of startups: the 21-year-old college dropout founder with a brilliant idea. These days, however, 21 just ain’t that young. A startup accelerator called the Tardigrade Group wants to push future founders to get started earlier. The startup incubator for teens, by teens, recruits and supports entrepreneurial high-schoolers that want […]

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Amazon’s first game was fine.  In many ways, it was the typical experience of live TV over the internet. There were bugs, but it worked. The stream did well, something that’s not always the case, especially for first-time streamers of live events. There was a sound problem that got fixed. The ads were the typical […]

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Co-workers can be your closest confidantes, or they can be the people you dread seeing in the morning. We all know a few of both. Other people’s annoying habits, from taking personal calls all day long to consistently forgetting to copy you on important emails, can ruin a workday or—worst case scenario—your success within the […]

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Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs are no longer legal in South Korea.  The country’s regulator, the Financial Services Commission (FSC), issued the ban following a meeting Friday, reasoning that ICOs are pushing the market into a “non-productive speculative direction.” The regulator has also banned margin trading on cryptocurrencies.  SEE ALSO: China bans ICOs for being […]

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It’s not even one week since Saudi Arabian King Salman announced in a surprise move that the country’s controversial ban on women drivers will end on 24 June 2018.  SEE ALSO: Rihanna shows solidarity with Saudi women in touching Instagram post But carmakers are already putting themselves out there to target millions of potentially new […]

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Amazon is giving football fans across the pond a more relatable way to watch America’s favorite sport. The internet giant’s inaugural Thursday Night Football broadcast not only included Spanish- and Portuguese-language options, but also a U.K. English feed, presumably for Brits struggling with the American accents of the CBS color commentary. SEE ALSO: Actual bears […]

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Amazon is giving football fans across the pond a more relatable way to watch America’s favorite sport. The internet giant’s inaugural Thursday Night Football broadcast not only included Spanish- and Portuguese-language options, but also a U.K. English feed, presumably for Brits struggling with the American accents of the CBS color commentary. SEE ALSO: Actual bears […]

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YouTube’s sometimes uneven crackdown on ads placed on offensive content has driven some video creators to the crowd-funding site Patreon for a more reliable source of income. But that alternative may become a bit more difficult after an update the Google-owned site rolled out this week. SEE ALSO: Google now lets you mute an ad […]

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Walmart’s Jet.com is the latest retailer to double down on the online grocery war. The site announced Thursday that it’s launching its own in-house grocery label that will encompass household staples like coffee, olive oil, laundry detergent, and paper towels. SEE ALSO: Walmart is getting hip, but it’s keeping it a bit of a secret […]

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America in 2017 is all about division, thanks in large part to President Trump, the long fight over healthcare, and neo-Nazis marching in the streets of Charlottesville, among others. That’s why Rep. Steve Scalise’s (R-LA) return to the U.S. House chamber Thursday was such a warm moment of unity that we so badly needed. SEE […]

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Ever experience a listless day where you felt like you couldn’t concentrate or think up any new ideas? Maybe you prepped to get everything done on your to-do list, but discovered that for no particular reason you didn’t feel up to snuff. Speaking of your feelings, how are they doing? Do you find yourself mentally […]

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