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It has happened: A single Bitcoin, the same digital cryptocoin that you could’ve bought for a couple of cents less than a decade ago, is now worth more than $5,000.  This isn’t the first time Bitcoin crossed this milestone — at some exchanges, it was briefly over $5,000 on Sept. 2 before sharply pulling back […]

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Apparently, BuzzFeed needs to cool it down.  The New York Times’ lawyers reached out last week to BuzzFeed with legal concerns over the choice of slogan for the digital media company’s new Twitter Live show AM to DM. In response, BuzzFeed removed it Wednesday.  SEE ALSO: Twitter is making some legitimately great video—and it’s impossible […]

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A few weeks into her new daytime talk show for NBC, Megyn Kelly is still struggling to find her voice and traction with her audience, a battle that’s reflected by some lukewarm ratings.  SEE ALSO: Jane Fonda wasn’t even the worst part of Megyn Kelly’s terrible first week The New York Times reported that Kelly’s […]

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Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Web development is the 21st-century career to beat. And with high salaries and even higher demand, there’s never been a better time to become a web developer. Whether you’re an experienced coder or have never written a line, […]

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There is one silver lining to the U.S. men’s national soccer team missing the World Cup—all eyes will now be on the far-superior women’s team.  That’s the only upside to take from Tuesday night’s crushing loss to Trinidad and Tobago. The U.S. team has now officially missed qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.  […]

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You can see it coming from a mile away. A co-worker sends an email to a dozen people with an open-ended question that doesn’t have any real consequences on anyone’s life. And that snowballs into two responses, which turns into three more replies, and so on. And of course, rarely do any of those emails […]

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Life for Uber hasn’t gotten easier. Bloomberg revealed Monday that the U.S. Justice Department is investigating five cases against the ride-hailing giant, two of which were previously unreported.  SEE ALSO: Meet the woman washing the grime off Uber In the two previously unknown cases, authorities are looking at whether Uber violated price transparency laws and […]

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While Uber faces five criminal investigations, its rival in India is ready to fight.  Ola, the six-year-old ride-hailing company that operates in over 100 cities throughout India, just raked in $1.1 billion from major investors. And another billion could be on the way.  Chinese internet giant Tencent led the funding round, which included participation from […]

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Wildest dreams come true. There’s a new social network, and it’s just about Taylor Swift.  Called The Swift Life, the new app is all things Taylor featuring Taylor.  SEE ALSO: Taylor Swift’s reputation now includes a fifth No. 1 thanks to ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ App users will receive exclusive pics and videos […]

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Search anything related to Facebook and Russia on Google, and the top result will be an ad from the social network. Facebook seems to have taken out search ads on Google targeted at those terms in an bid to shape the narrative around the ongoing controversy over its platform’s role in Russian political subversion campaigns. […]

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Facebook has said it wants to be more transparent. As usual with the social media giant, it’s two steps forward, one step back. The latest development: Trump campaign digital director Brad Parscale appeared on 60 Minutes Sunday and shared more about his appreciation for Facebook and its employees. He referred to Facebook employees as “embeds,” […]

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The NFL is totally happy about its players speaking their minds—as long as it doesn’t hurt the NFL.  That’s the gist of the letter sent by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, in which he officially announced that the league will be considering a proposal that would prevent players from keeling during the national anthem. […]

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Beloved burger chain Shake Shack recently announced plans to use automated kiosks in lieu of employees to take orders at its new Astor Place location. The news rather awkwardly coincided with the announcement that founder Danny Meyer has raised $200 million in private equity to invest in companies with a strong focus on employees and […]

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