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Bob Weinstein—brother of Harvey and cofounder of Miramax and its successor, The Weinstein Company—has faced lots of questions over the past week.  His priority: Figuring out the future of the Weinstein Company. And everyone else’s: How much did Bob know, really?  SEE ALSO: Terry Crews had a very personal response to Harvey Weinstein’s victims The […]

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Bitcoin is on an amazing bull run. The cryptocurrency easily surpassed $5,000 per coin and is currently trading at about $5,500—and many are wondering why.  The cryptocurrency’s main issues haven’t been resolved. Despite the recent upgrade, it’s still too slow to be a dependable payment platform, and the people running the show remain sharply divided […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. There’s a reason that companies are willing to pay big to marketing pros — even the best business won’t go far if no one knows how to reach potential customers. And it’s not just big companies that need […]

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Bitcoin is on an amazing bull run. The cryptocurrency easily surpassed $5,000 per coin and is currently trading at about $5,500—and many are wondering why.  The cryptocurrency’s main issues haven’t been resolved. Despite the recent upgrade, it’s still too slow to be a dependable payment platform, and the people running the show remain sharply divided […]

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Tesla just made some drastic changes to its workforce. The automaker fired between 400 and 700 workers from its south Bay Area headquarters and production plant this week, the San Jose Mercury first reported. The company claims the employees were fired for subpar job performance rather than laid off. “Like all companies, Tesla conducts an […]

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Zappos is stepping up to help victims of a hometown tragedy. The Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer said it would pay the funeral costs of any of the victims of the Mandalay Bay mass shooting, the Las Vegas Sun first reported. All families have to do is ask.  SEE ALSO: These dogs traveled from all […]

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Though the California wildfires have caused considerable damage to the Napa Valley area, they have also created an opportunity for people to step up and help their community.  Compline Wine Bar, Napa Cigars, and Blackbird Inn are three local mainstays that still have power, and have been doing their part to help those who do […]

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People knew.  Now that Harvey Weinstein’s long history of alleged sexual harassment, coercion, and assault is out in the open, the question has turned to just how long Weinstein was able to get away with it — and why.  The Weinstein rumors circulated for almost two decades, with numerous journalists trying to expose the truth. […]

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Airbnb would like to sell you a time share in Florida. Yes, really.  The home-rental company is working in partnership with a property developer on a branded 300-unit rental complex in Kissimmee, Florida that will bear a new name: “Niido powered by Airbnb.” The apartment building will come with extra services to help you rent […]

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People knew.  Now that Harvey Weinstein’s long history of alleged sexual harassment, coercion, and assault is out in the open, the question has turned to just how long Weinstein was able to get away with it — and why.  The Weinstein rumors circulated for almost two decades, with numerous journalists trying to expose the truth. […]

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Lindsey Taylor Wood spent years working to empower women and girls through nonprofits. But she grew disenchanted with the slow pace of the nonprofit world—and realized that some of its strengths could help improve the quicker-moving world of venture capital.  “I grew disenchanted with philanthropy,” said Taylor Wood. “You can look by and large at […]

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Serial entrepreneur and social media expert Gary Vaynerchuk said it best: “I don’t think anybody who’s a major internet company can live without having a major voice strategy.”  Voice will account for nearly 50% of search on mobile in the next three years, and will be the primary way consumers search for and make purchases […]

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Imagine Jeff Bezos crashing a Justin Timberlake performance at Coachella, grabbing a mic, and joining Justin in a duet of “Mirrors.” That’s basically what happened at the Yunqi Music Festival in China on Wednesday. Business Insider reported that Billionaire Alibaba CEO Jack Ma crashed singer Li Jian’s set with a microphone in hand. Ma then […]

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