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This App Prevents Thrill-Seeking Selfie Takers From Dying (Hopefully)
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This App Prevents Thrill-Seeking Selfie Takers From Dying (Hopefully)

Telling someone it's dangerous when they're already hanging off a skyscraper may not help save many lives.
McDonald's Will Soon Have Self-Serve Kiosks and Mobile Ordering in U.S. Stores
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McDonald's Will Soon Have Self-Serve Kiosks and Mobile Ordering in U.S. Stores

About 500 of McDonald's more than 14,000 restaurants have made the changes with Florida, New York and Southern California the first regions to adopt the new format.
AOL to Cut 500 Jobs, Mostly in Corporate Units
AOL

AOL to Cut 500 Jobs, Mostly in Corporate Units

Chief Executive Officer Tim Armstrong informed employees about the cuts in an email on Thursday morning.
Snap's Youthful Founders Show No Fear in Race to IPO
Snapchat

Snap's Youthful Founders Show No Fear in Race to IPO

At a time when it is fashionable in Silicon Valley to stay private as long as possible, Snap is planning an initial public offering valuing it at more than $20 billion.
New Balance Suffers a Brand Mangling 'Whitewashing'
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New Balance Suffers a Brand Mangling 'Whitewashing'

Overnight, the shoemaker fell from champion of American manufacturing to a pariah brand endorsed by white supremacists.
Aleks Kang
Mark Cuban Hates on Anti-Hate Twitter Tools
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Mark Cuban Hates on Anti-Hate Twitter Tools

The outspoken Shark took to Twitter to give Jack Dorsey an earful.
Dan Bova
13 Tech Gifts Your Hipster Pal Will Love
Make More Happen

13 Tech Gifts Your Hipster Pal Will Love

Either that or they will silently judge you. Happy holidays!
Marijuana Advocates Wait for Trump's Stance on Legalized Cannabis
Cannabis

Marijuana Advocates Wait for Trump's Stance on Legalized Cannabis

The President-elect said during the campaign that states ought to decide the legal status of cannabis but he is stocking his administration with zealot opponents of legalization,
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Russia Bans LinkedIn After Court Ruling
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Russia Bans LinkedIn After Court Ruling

LinkedIn, which has its headquarters in the United States, is the first major social network to be blocked by Russian authorities.
Google Looks to Help Solve India's Toilet Problem With Restroom Finder
Technology

Google Looks to Help Solve India's Toilet Problem With Restroom Finder

With a reported 70 percent of households not having toilets, Google Maps will show toilets in malls, hospitals and other public places within.
How This Robotics Startup Is Reducing Risk of Work-Related Injuries
Robotics

How This Robotics Startup Is Reducing Risk of Work-Related Injuries

Protect your shoulders, back, and knees with this three-part MAX system.
Richard Branson Wants to Get You From New York to London in 3 Hours
Richard Branson

Richard Branson Wants to Get You From New York to London in 3 Hours

The British billionaire just inked a deal with a startup building supersonic passenger planes that can travel at Mach 2.2.
SpaceX Seeks U.S. Approval to Provide Internet from Space
SpaceX

SpaceX Seeks U.S. Approval to Provide Internet from Space

The Calif.-based company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, has proposed an orbiting digital communications array that would eventually consist of 4,425 satellites.
4 Takeaways From 2 Powerful Women's Stories of Loss and Defeat
Women Leaders

4 Takeaways From 2 Powerful Women's Stories of Loss and Defeat

Hillary Clinton's and Sophia Amoruso's very different defeats each tell us, 'Now, we are stronger than ever.'
Kindra Hall