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Twitter Is Shutting Down Vine
Vine

Twitter Is Shutting Down Vine

Although the app will be gone within the coming months, Twitter will be keeping Vine's website up indefinitely.
Nathan McAlone
Why Do We Believe Presidents Have Power Over the Economy?
Election 2016

Why Do We Believe Presidents Have Power Over the Economy?

There is no correlation between presidents and the economic status of the U.S.
Jonathan Citrin
Trump and Clinton Are Case Studies in How Not to Apologize
Emotional Intelligence

Trump and Clinton Are Case Studies in How Not to Apologize

Researchers have determined what constitutes a "full apology.'' We're sorry to tell you both candidates fall short, though one more than the other.
Gregg Ward
Apple Has Taken Its Online Store Offline Ahead of Its Massive MacBook Launch Event Today
Apple

Apple Has Taken Its Online Store Offline Ahead of Its Massive MacBook Launch Event Today

Visitors to the website who try to buy something are greeted with a GIF telling them only that the company has 'got something special in store for you,' in multiple languages.
Tesla Turns Profit, Musk Says No New Capital Needed for Model 3
Tesla

Tesla Turns Profit, Musk Says No New Capital Needed for Model 3

Musk told analysts the company's current plan 'does not require any capital raise for the Model 3 at all.'
Boost Productivity by Getting More Rest and Working Shorter Days
Make More Happen

Boost Productivity by Getting More Rest and Working Shorter Days

The evidence is mounting that working until you're groggy is a losing strategy.
Dan Dowling
Why AT&T May Succeed With Time Warner Where AOL Couldn't
News and Trends

Why AT&T May Succeed With Time Warner Where AOL Couldn't

Brad Feld of TechStars says the new deal reflects the need to establish linkage between the 'content' and 'network' layers.
Jeff Harbach
In China, Some Apple Users Opt for iPhone Makeover Rather Than Buy New
Apple

In China, Some Apple Users Opt for iPhone Makeover Rather Than Buy New

One Samsung user wrote online that 'an exploding Note 7 is still better than an un-innovative iPhone 7.'
Uber's Otto Completes Budweiser Beer Run Across Colorado in Self-Driving Truck
Uber

Uber's Otto Completes Budweiser Beer Run Across Colorado in Self-Driving Truck

The early morning drive at an average speed of 55 mph marks what the company said was the first revenue generating load transported via autonomous truck.
Netflix CEO Gives Conditional Approval of AT&T-Time Warner Deal
Netflix

Netflix CEO Gives Conditional Approval of AT&T-Time Warner Deal

The CEO has been an outspoken advocate of net neutrality, which holds that internet service providers should not favor some types of content over others.
Twitter Plans to Cut About 300 More Jobs
Twitter

Twitter Plans to Cut About 300 More Jobs

Last year, the microblogging site announced plans to lay off up to 336 employees, or about 8 percent of its workforce, a week after Jack Dorsey took over as permanent CEO.
4 Ways Driverless Cars Will Change the Transportation Industry
Transportation

4 Ways Driverless Cars Will Change the Transportation Industry

Insurance companies, gasoline suppliers and car dealerships will get the short end of the stick.
Ayodeji Onibalusi