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A new bill in New York City would make it illegal for employers to ask potential hires about their salary histories, and NYC-based companies are slowly getting on board.  Kickstarter is the first tech company to publicly back the legislation, which was proposed by the New York City public advocate’s office. The law, which would […]

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The flying car remains among those technologies that has always remained about ten years away.  Or maybe just a year, if you believe the CEO of Airbus.  “One hundred years ago, urban transport went underground, now we have the technological wherewithal to go above ground,” said Tom Enders, the chief executive of aerospace company Airbus, […]

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Indians can now heave a sigh of relief. They can now withdraw more of their own money, parked in their own bank accounts.  The country’s federal bank has raised the withdrawal limit from ATMs to Rs 10,000 ($147) per day per card from the existing Rs 4,500 ($66) with immediate effect. However, their withdrawals will […]

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One of India’s fastest-growing consumer goods companies, Patanjali Ayurved, advertised a product that has captured the attention of the masses.  Gonyle — a floor disinfectant made from cow urine — showed up in full-page ads in leading Indian newspapers on Sunday.  SEE ALSO: Global consumers say brands must be environmentally responsible Though cow urine, popularly […]

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With just days left until Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, the president-elect has finally settled a burning question: where he’ll tweet from once he’s in the White House. SEE ALSO: Next time Trump tweets about a company, this app will let you know if it cost you some […]

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A scheduled joint appearance by nefarious pharma bro Martin Shkreli and Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos went sideways on Friday due to protests, during which Shkreli got pegged in the face by dog poop.  SEE ALSO: Alt-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos got a big book deal and Twitter is furious The event, promoted using the hashtag “#SHKRELOPOULOS,” […]

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Whether you’re walking up walls or dancing in reverse gravity, Apple’s wireless AirPods won’t slip out of your ears. At least that seems to be the message of the company’s first TV ad for the devices set to replace earbuds.  SEE ALSO: Beats By Dre gets Nicki Minaj and other A-list stars to push its […]

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Next weekend, 15,000 visitors are set to stay at Airbnbs in Washington, D.C.  That will be the most guests to use Airbnb in the District since the home-rental company’s launch. In a blog post, Airbnb outlined the demand surrounding inauguration weekend.  Much of that demand — although Airbnb didn’t say how much — is also […]

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A big media executive is stepping down at Sony to help Snapchat on its quest to redefine the camera — and television.  Michael Lynton, chief executive of Sony’s entertainment division, announced Friday he is leaving his role at Sony to focus on Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat where he is chairman on the […]

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SpaceX is betting big on its (currently non-operational) satellite internet business.  According to a report by the Wall Street Journal on Friday, Elon Musk’s private spaceflight company hopes that its planned fleet of 4,425 satellites designed to deliver internet to locations around the world will bring in enough revenue to fund its goal of getting […]

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 For many of us, our “office job” doesn’t have us in the office very often. Salespeople, entrepreneurs, account reps, and countless other positions have you running around from place to place, only stopping into the office between offsite meetings or on the rare occasion that you don’t have something scheduled.  Without that critical office time […]

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So long, free charging.  After announcing in November 2016 that it will start charging new Tesla owners for using its Supercharger network, Tesla detailed exactly how it will go down.  SEE ALSO: Tesla’s Gigafactory is officially open for business Tesla previously said that everyone who orders a Tesla after Jan. 15, 2017, or pre-ordered a […]

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I once knew a guy named Brian. Brian was a recent college graduate and he wanted to work for an environmental nonprofit, but he couldn’t find a job. All of the organizations that interested him could only offer volunteer roles, and Brian needed to pay his rent. Brian received a job offer in pharmaceutical sales. […]

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