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New technologies come and go at a blistering pace.    All it takes is a single swipe of the finger for a smartphone user to end a budding relationship. Large, decades-old companies – from transportation to banking to retail – are now competing head-to-head with Silicon Valley startups.     Companies that want their brand to […]

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Emirates is one of the nine airlines on which U.S. officials have banned passengers from bringing electronics on board from certain Middle Eastern and African airports into the U.S.  That’s everything from your tablet to your portable DVD player that has to be stowed away and not available to entertain you on some really long […]

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Thinx founder Miki Agrawal was once a feminist darling of the startup world.  Hints that all was not as it seemed were confirmed this week when a former employee filed a complaint claiming Agrawal was guilty of sexual harassment at the period underwear company, according to a story in The Cut.  Chelsea Leibow, who used […]

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Google Fiber, the gigabit-speed internet service rolled out by Alphabet Inc., is canceling some installations in Kansas City, the latest setback for the high-profile initiative. The search giant is sending out refunds to residents that won’t be getting the service they signed up for. The metropolitan area, which straddles the border of Kansas and Missouri, […]

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Before #DeleteUber was even a twinkle in Twitter’s eye, people really, really liked Lyft.  The ride-sharing company not marred by a cascading series of scandals recently surveyed users on how they use and perceive the onetime underdog ride-hailing app. And what do you know: People like Lyft more than they like “other rideshare programs.”  Lyft […]

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Despite the unrelenting amount of political drama that grows more intense with each passing day, life is not a reality television show. But if it were, President Donald Trump would be fired, at least according to one of Trump’s most vicious critics. On Monday, Vicente Fox Quesada — the 74-year-old who served as Mexico’s president […]

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 The health food revolution has seen many of us take a keen interest in what we put into our bodies — we’re more conscious than ever of eating the right things. That doesn’t mean we’re not all craving a chocolate bar or two though, and there’s a UK startup that’s putting our favourite naughty snack […]

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Tomi Lahren, outspoken conservative commentator and host of the nightly talk show, Tomi, has been suspended from TheBlaze following several comments on abortion, CNN reports. Severe backlash stemmed from the 24-year-old’s Friday appearance on The View, in which she told the audience she was pro-choice, contradicting past comments she made passionately bashing abortion. SEE ALSO: […]

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A Gucci campaign for watches is probably the last place you’d expect to see the Arthur meme, or a post featuring the words “me vs the guy she says I shouldn’t worry about.” But, these beloved memes are the focus of a quirky ad campaign that’s currently dividing the internet.  SEE ALSO: Vogue got trolled […]

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Singapore now has a third bike-sharing company in just a few months. One of China’s largest bike-sharing firms, Mobike launched here on Tuesday, adding to the growing list of bike-sharing companies that have mushroomed. SEE ALSO: Ofo, one of China’s most aggressive bike-sharing firms, expands globally Like many of its competitors, the bikes are stationless, […]

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India is getting unhappier by the year.  It now ranks lowest of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) emerging economies and second-lowest among SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) nations in the happiness index as revealed by the United Nations’ World Happiness Report 2017.  SEE ALSO: India is so tired and […]

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What’s the first thing you do upon waking up? If your answer’s brushing your teeth or taking a shower, chances are you’re already using a product developed by Givaudan. The Swiss firm is the world’s largest player in the flavour and fragrance industries. It develops scents and flavours across food products as well as household […]

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What’s the first thing you do upon waking up? If your answer’s brushing your teeth or taking a shower, chances are you’re already using a product developed by Givaudan. The Swiss firm is the world’s largest player in the flavour and fragrance industries. It develops scents and flavours across food products as well as household […]

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