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Update Thursday, April 20, 2017, 5 p.m. EST: Juicero CEO Jeff Dunn hit back at Bloomberg‘s report in a Medium post published Thursday. The company again argued that releasing the juice packets by hand is much messier and less effective than doing so with its $400 press.  It even offered its own video as proof, […]

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For dorks like myself, watching the Federal Communications Commission doesn’t get much better than this. Let’s start with the fun stuff. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is reportedly starting his promised assault on net neutrality rules. The move is already causing concern in the tech industry and mobilizing activists groups to stage an opposition. That opposition […]

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A year ago, it would’ve felt pointless to imagine Fox News without its mastermind (Roger Ailes), its marquee star (Bill O’Reilly), or its young dynamo (Megyn Kelly). And it would’ve been laughable to imagine those three gone as the network scores record ratings, all while under one President Donald Trump. And yet: Here we are.  […]

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Family friendly isn’t exactly the first thing to come to mind when you think of Hooters. But the company, which is opening more than 30 new outlets across Asia, plans to change that — with the help of a new image. SEE ALSO: Hooters Ball Girl Accidentally Ruins Baseball Play According to Neil Bailey, the […]

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It’s been just three months after the first bike-sharing company arrived in Singapore, but reports of abuse and vandalism of shared bikes in the city keep popping up on social media. The majority of these shared bikes are stationless, which means they don’t need to be docked at a designated spot. They lock themselves after […]

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You know what they say: Talk sh*t, get proverbially hit. Co-founder and co-CEO of Australian startup Atlassian had to issue a Twitter-blow to the nation’s immigration minister on Wednesday night, after the politician started running his mouth off. “Wow…did I just get trolled by a govt minister as being un-Australian?” tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes wrote […]

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Google, the internet’s biggest advertising company, may be building an ad blocker. The search giant plans to roll out a feature in the next mobile version of its Chrome browser that would filter out certain types of ads, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.  SEE ALSO: Top ad blocker seeks ‘ordinary user’ to decide which […]

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The moment Australian retailers have dreaded is here.   Amazon is expanding Down Under, opening warehouses that’ll enable cheap, fast local shipping, and letting small businesses sell goods through the site—a development an Amazon employee reportedly said would “destroy the retail environment in Australia.”   Shopping on Amazon.com is already available to Australians, but with […]

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Federal regulators are putting dozens of celebrities on notice over their sponsored Instagram posts. The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that it sent more than 90 letters to stars, athletes and brand marketers whom it claims were not clearly labelling paid social media endorsements.    SEE ALSO: Kardashians accused of not disclosing ads on social […]

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Federal regulators are putting dozens of celebrities on notice over their sponsored Instagram posts. The Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday that it sent more than 90 letters to stars, athletes and brand marketers whom it claims were not clearly labelling paid social media endorsements.    SEE ALSO: Kardashians accused of not disclosing ads on social […]

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What does gender have to do with ride-hailing? Theoretically nothing, unless the Texas House of Representatives has a say.  A regular old ride-hailing bill in Texas took a turn on Wednesday when the Texas House voted in favor of an amendment that defines “sex” as “the physical condition of being male or female.”  Republicans Briscoe […]

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As HBO’s Silicon Valley returns to skewering the tech world this week, the real Silicon Valley is here to remind us that no writer’s room could ever match the tech industry’s ridiculous antics.  For the past couple years, investors have been pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into a startup called Juicero. SEE ALSO: Theranos […]

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Facebook’s in the midst of a serious campaign to convince everyone how much it cares about journalism.  Even at F8, the company’s giant developer conference taking place this week, it’s saucing on the charm. “We don’t always get it right, but you have our commitment to keep trying,” Dan Rose, Facebook’s vice president of partnerships, […]

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