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If you love eating at restaurants often but you’re also lazy and/or just prefer staying home, UberEats is a service you should get to know.  UberEats, the ride-hailing company’s food-delivery service, now runs until 2 a.m. in London, a three-hour extension of its previous closing time, according to a company announcement.  SEE ALSO: UberEATS starts […]

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Trump supporters are taking a page out of the president’s own playbook—when you’re out of moves, blame the media. And that’s just what they’re doing in the wake of Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Comey’s dismissal kicked off a firestorm of criticism from Democrats and even some Republicans. Trump associates had been […]

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What makes a crisp pale ale taste even better? Knowing you’re fighting food waste with every sip. Toast Ale, a craft beer company founded by author and food waste activist Tristram Stuart, collects fresh surplus bread from bakeries that would otherwise hit the trash and uses it to brew a unique kind of beer. The […]

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Donald Trump Jr.’s Instagram post Thursday morning included the hashtags: #obamacare, #censored, #twitter, #freespeech, and #thought.  Why all the hashtags? Well, Trump Jr. seems to believe Twitter is censoring him on the platform. To summarize, this is the tweet we’re talking about:  Another one bites the dust. How much more will this drive up #obamacare […]

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In case you needed more proof that Google is serious about virtual reality, here’s a bit of news for you: The Mountain View company has acquired Owlchemy, as announced by both companies on their respective blogs.  Owlchemy has been around for six years, and in that time it launched several notable VR games, including Job […]

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Some mysterious bots seem to have taken a keen interest in telecommunications policy. Automated programs are thought to be responsible for more than 100,000 identical comments recently posted to the Federal Communications Commission’s website. The messages, each posted under a different name, urge the agency to roll back the Obama Administration’s rules for protecting net […]

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“Just cause Yahoo has a search box, it doesn’t mean they’re Google.”  In this case, Snapchat is Google, and Facebook is Yahoo. It takes guts to lob a line like that in your first-ever earnings call as CEO of a public company, particularly when your shares just dropped 25 percent.  But that’s what Snap CEO […]

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The idea that Google, the web’s biggest advertising company, is reportedly preparing to launch an ad blocker sounds absurd on its face. It’s a bit like a jewelry store hiring a ring of diamond thieves or the postal service unleashing a pack of roving neighborhood dogs. But it’s more understandable when you consider one fundamental […]

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We’re living at a time when things are played out in public more than ever before. Spend a few minutes on Facebook, then hop over to TechCrunch, and you see countless examples of your peers killing it, crushing it, or whatever the verb of the week might be. However, there’s often a deep chasm between […]

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As Amazon maps out a host of physical stores, one of its chief rivals is also spilling out into the real world. Walmart-owned Jet.com opened a limited-time artisanal grocery and household accessory store in New York on Wednesday in a partnership with concept-based retailer Story. SEE ALSO: Amazon’s new rival Jet.com is the ‘Costco of […]

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Why deal with that pesky, fake-news U.S. media when you have friendlier options available?  U.S. President Donald Trump held a meeting on Wednesday with two Russian government representatives, just a day after he fired the head of the FBI. The same FBI that was leading the investigation into the Trump campaign and administration’s connections to […]

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Facebook is tweaking its algorithm again, and issuing a warning to “low-quality web page experiences” with terrible advertising: We’re coming for you.  Facebook announced on Wednesday that the company will start using artificial intelligence to identify links to websites that have deceptive or malicious ads — and then show those posts to fewer users.  Changes […]

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