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Time magazine is putting the Harvey Weinstein controversy front and center, featuring the Hollywood producer — who was recently hit with accusations of sexual harassment and assault from more than a dozen women — on their latest cover. For the Oct. 23 edition, Time featured a black and white photograph of Weinstein’s face with the […]

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In 2017, the “entrepreneurial bug” is prolific. For those bitten by it, there is nothing more invigorating than the seed of a successful business idea. But in our startup-saturated society, with an abundance of businesses that promise to disrupt everything from the daily commute to dental floss, the truth is that only a small percentage […]

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Used auto marketplace site CarGurus came from under the radar to bring home a big payday for investors in its initial public offering on Thursday. The Boston-based startup’s stock soared as high as 80 percent from an already higher-than-expected base price of $16 before dipping later in the day. By market close, its market cap […]

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Even Russian troll farms couldn’t help but get in on the Pokémon Go fad that swept the country last year.  In one of the most absurd twists yet in the investigation into Russia-aligned election meddling, CNN reports that Kremlin-linked actors may have tried to use the hype around the augmented-reality app to inflame racial divisions. […]

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President Trump has been riling up pro athletes with disinvitations to the White House and attacks on police brutality protests. Now some teams are hitting back where it hurts: his wallet. Pro sports teams from the NBA, MLB, and NHL have stopped staying at Trump-owned hotels. The Washington Post reached out to all teams in […]

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A public spreadsheet entitled “SHITTY MEDIA MEN” circulated on Wednesday and Thursday, quickly becoming a place for women to share their experiences of abuse and harassment.  It’s a significant step in the wake of major sexual assault accusations against Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein, who was able to avoid public scrutiny for years. The feeling of […]

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NBC is facing serious accusations that its news division turned down a major story over pressure from top-level executives… again. That story, of course, was MSNBC contributor Ronan Farrow’s exposé on Harvey Weinstein, which wasn’t published by MSNBC, but by The New Yorker. And details started to emerge on Wednesday as to why. They’re not […]

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At this point, nine months into the Donald Trump presidency, we shouldn’t really be surprised by anything that happens. And, yet, stories like Trump being completely unaware of the 25th Amendment still manage to instill us with shock and awe. This latest revelation about Donald Trump comes from Gabriel Sherman’s latest dispatch for Vanity Fair […]

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The Superior Court of Washington, D.C. handed another win to digital privacy advocates earlier this week, chiding the Department of Justice along the way. Chief Judge Robert Morin set more limitations on the DOJ’s attempt to vacuum up a trove of information about visitors to disruptj20.org, a site used to plan protests on the day […]

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Facebook wants U.S. lawmakers to let the public see ads linked to Russian accounts and promoted during the 2016 election — and they’re willing to explain the ad targeting too. Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, shared her company’s willingness for transparency in an interview with Axios‘s Mike Allen on Thursday. It was the first public […]

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Richard Branson is betting on the Hyperloop. Branson’s Virgin Group has invested in Hyperloop One, the company that is attempting to build the ultra-fast transportation system championed by Elon Musk.  And it’s not just an investment. The company will now go by Virgin Hyperloop One. Branson is also joining the company’s board.  Introducing @Virgin @HyperloopOne […]

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