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Happy f*cking Mother’s day.  Kraft is marking the holiday with a foul-mouthed new commercial in which real-life swearing expert Melissa Mohr offers up some creative, kid-friendly alternatives to curse words. The premise is rooted in market research that found that nearly three quarters of moms admit to having dropped the F-bomb in front of their […]

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The most infamous father in basketball is not unlike Donald Trump in that he’s cracked the code to fame and relevance in these modern times.  Our latest example: The unveiling of Lonzo Ball’s $500 signature sneaker on Thursday, weeks before the NBA draft and months before the young player will appear in an NBA game. […]

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Members of Congress who voted to sell your web history for advertising are now seeing some personalized ads of their own. Online privacy activists have placed attack billboards in the districts of several lawmakers who pushed through a bill letting internet providers pawn off their customers’ browsing data. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump is now your […]

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Manufacturing jobs probably aren’t coming back to the U.S., but that’s not stopping Apple from investing in U.S. job creation.  In an interview with CNBC, CEO Tim Cook announced a new $1 billion fund that would support advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States. Cook shared the news before Apple released new information about the […]

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Prepare to see more brands advertising on Snapchat. Snap, the company behind the platform, announced a new self-serve advertising tool on Wednesday that will make it much easier for marketers to buy full-screen placements. The company has been easing into this model for months. The launch of its long-awaited API (application programming interface) last fall […]

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Could robots kill capitalism? That was one of several questions posed to academics, analysts, and other experts in Pew Research Center’s latest look at how coming advancements in automation and artificial intelligence might impact the labor market. For the vast majority of the more than 1,400 respondents, the answer was a firm “no.” Seven in […]

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Verizon is paying big money to stream a single NFL game this season. The telecom spent $21 million for the rights to stream a week-three match-up in London between the Baltimore Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The game will be aired across several of Verizon’s media properties, including AOL, […]

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Jeff Bezos is well on his way to being the richest man alive. The founder of Amazon now reigns over an aerospace company called Blue Origin and he purchased The Washington Post. His empire is mighty.  SEE ALSO: Forget about Mars for a minute: Let’s talk about these rad moon missions When Bezos tested a […]

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Early on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg penned a post on his decision to enlist 3,000 more people to monitor violent and other inappropriate videos on his social network.  SEE ALSO: Facebook just reinvented Clippy Later in the day, he announced the network now boasts 1.94 billion people (so close to the coveted 2 billion […]

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Though President Donald Trump loves to publicly bash the “failing” New York Times, the publication is attracting a YUGE number of subscribers. On Tuesday, The New York Times Company announced its first-quarter results for 2017, revealing an impressive number of digital news subscriptions for the start of the year — it added a whopping 308,000. […]

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A new streetwear brand is focused on making apparel with a purpose, helping at-risk youth not only rise, but take flight. The company, called dfrntpigeon, is giving marginalized youth in Portland, Oregon, the chance to design t-shirts that reflect their lives and experiences. The brand’s first line of shirts is called the Identity Collection, featuring […]

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Look, flying is still the quickest, safest way to travel long distances in 2017 but that doesn’t mean there aren’t more downsides. From increased baggage fees to less carry-on space to weird dress code guidelines, our perception of flying now includes way more hassles than the easy-going luxury we saw it as years ago.  SEE […]

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