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Google Delaying Some Gmail Messages to Quell Phishing
Google

Google Delaying Some Gmail Messages to Quell Phishing

Google's machine learning model in Gmail 'selectively delays messages … to perform rigorous phishing analysis.'
Man Fined $4,000 for 'Liking' Facebook Comments
Facebook

Man Fined $4,000 for 'Liking' Facebook Comments

Read very carefully before hitting the Like button on Facebook -- it could land you in court.
Here Are the Airports You Can't Fly From With Your Laptop
Travel

Here Are the Airports You Can't Fly From With Your Laptop

Here is how you could be affected by the rule.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways We Have Changed During Uber's 7 Years of Business
Uber

5 Ways We Have Changed During Uber's 7 Years of Business

A look at the impact made by the ride hailing company led by Travis Kalanick.
Nina Zipkin
These Subtle Smart Gloves Turn Sign Language Into Words
Wearables

These Subtle Smart Gloves Turn Sign Language Into Words

The research project comes from Taiwan's University of Science and Technology.
Twitch Users Are Playing the Stock Market With $50,000
Stocks

Twitch Users Are Playing the Stock Market With $50,000

All Twitch users can vote for which stocks to buy and sell, with the $50,000 invested being real money.
Amazon Awarded Patent for Parachute Shipping Label
Amazon

Amazon Awarded Patent for Parachute Shipping Label

It's a shipping label with a built-in parachute enabling packages to be dropped from a drone in flight.
Governor's Veto Stalls Vermont Legislation to Legalize Marijuana
Cannabis

Governor's Veto Stalls Vermont Legislation to Legalize Marijuana

Voters are far more willing to legalize cannabis than the representatives they elect.
dispensaries.com
Why Snapchat Marketing Stinks Big Time
Business Moving Forward

Why Snapchat Marketing Stinks Big Time

Poor analytics and expensive ad costs are at the top of the list.
Eric Samson
What You Can Learn From British Airways's IT Meltdown That Left Passengers Stranded
Business Travel

What You Can Learn From British Airways's IT Meltdown That Left Passengers Stranded

Invest in systems you need and keep your customers informed.
Nina Zipkin
Burger King Makes Real Life Monarch Mad With New Ad
Advertising

Burger King Makes Real Life Monarch Mad With New Ad

A campaign featuring a cartoon of Belgium's King Philippe has displeased the royal family.
Nina Zipkin
Check Out the Creator of Android's Essential Phone
Smartphones

Check Out the Creator of Android's Essential Phone

Andy Rubin is ready to crash the Samsung-Apple party.
Why Valedictorians Rarely Become Rich and Famous -- and the Average Millionaire's College GPA is 2.9
Take It From The Pros

Why Valedictorians Rarely Become Rich and Famous -- and the Average Millionaire's College GPA is 2.9

A study of 700 American millionaires found that their average GPA was just 2.9.
Google Says It Would Cost Too Much to Gather Wage Gap Data
Google

Google Says It Would Cost Too Much to Gather Wage Gap Data

Mountain View's lawyers called the Labor Department's requests 'unconstitutional.'
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