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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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Equifax really, really doesn’t want you to hate them. The company launched an apology tour for its massive data breach on Wednesday with a letter from the interim CEO, published in The Wall Street Journal, weeks after it revealed that a hack had exposed the personal information of 143 million United States consumers.  As part […]

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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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Ikea is trying its hand at the gig economy. The Swedish home goods giant just bought on-demand freelance work app TaskRabbit for an undisclosed sum, the companies confirmed. Recode first reported the news on Thursday.  The deal will take aim at one of the most frustrating parts of the Ikea shopping experience: all those complicated […]

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No matter how important it is, talking about discrimination and the lack of diversity in tech can feel draining. It’s unusual to read something that’s equal parts infuriating and invigorating, but not at all exhausting.  Ellen Pao’s new book, Reset: My Fight for Inclusion and Lasting Change, is the rare story that, by going into […]

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