Lies, damn lies, and HQ2

There are few things certain in our world except for the uplifting tendencies of technology. I’ve spent the past few years trying to prove this to myself, at least, by interviewing hundreds of thinkers on the topic. I’ve come to a singular conclusion: when tech moves into a city, be…

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Just Five Countries Hold 70 Percent Of The World’s Remaining Wilderness

One hundred years ago, roughly 15 percent of the planet was used to tend to crops and livestock. Since then, the global population has quadrupled and our dominance of the Earth (land and sea) has radically expanded. According to an article published in Nature, as much as 77 percent of land and 87 percent of ocean excluding Antarctica…

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Facebook takes down more coordinated inauthentic behavior linked to Iran

Facebook has removed The social networking giant discovered the “inauthentic behavior” late last week, according to a blog post by the company’s cybersecurity policy chief Nathaniel Gleicher. HeThe company said that although its investigation is in its early stages, it traced the activity back to Iran but does not yet know…

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Donald Trump Jr. Posts Meme Mocking Brett Kavanaugh’s Attempted Rape Accusation – Perez Hilton

Donald Trump Jr. really making his case here for Worst Trump. And that is some race. Let’s rewind. In case you hadn’t heard, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of After deciding she was too worried about attacks on her family and her character (even going so far as to…

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Apples Watch isnt the first with an EKG reader but it will matter to more consumers

Apple’s COO Jeff Williams exuberantly proclaimed Apple’s Watch was the first to get FDA clearance as an over-the-counter electrocardiogram (EKG) reader during the special event at Apple headquarters on Wednesday. While Apple loves to be first to things, that statement is false. AliveCor has held the title of first since…

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Uncle Sam Should Put Consumers First in Its AT&T Appeal

Antitrust officials from the U.S. Justice Department say the judge that ruled in favor of AT&T Inc.’s takeover of Time Warner ignored economic theory and common sense. But what the judge needed from them was something more concrete.  On Monday, the government’s attorneys filed their opening brief to appeal U.S District Judge Richard Leon’s June decision,…

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Papa John’s Founder Comes Out Swinging After Earnings Miss

racist slur on a conference call — unleashing a wave of backlash — the pizza chain had trouble attracting diners in a fiercely Read More: Papa John’s Second Quarter Revenue Misses Lowest Estimate The company, however, says Schnatter’s recent controversy is weighing down performance, especially since news broke in mid-July…

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Kavanaugh Once Questioned Supreme Court’s Nixon Tapes Ruling

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh once questioned the correctness of the 1974 high court decision that forced then-President Richard Nixon to turn over secret White House tape recordings and led to his resignation. Kavanaugh’s comments came in a lawyer roundtable sponsored by The Washington Lawyer almost two decades ago,…

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Ivanka Trump’s Chinese-Made Products Conveniently Spared From Dad’s Tariffs

While Trump rails at Harley-Davidson motorcycles for moving some production to Europe to dodge EU tariffs, the first daughter and senior White House adviser has never manufactured a single product for her Ivanka Trump brand on American soil. That means Chengdu Kameido Shoes in Sichuan province can continue to supply…

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1-Year-Old Baby Appears In Immigration Court, Cries Hysterically

in federal custody who appeared in immigration court without his parents in Phoenix briefly played with a ball, drank from a bottle, then “cried hysterically” as he was about to leave the courtroom Friday, according to The Associated Press. The little boy, identified in court only as Johan, was one of the…

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Court victory legalizes 3D-printable gun blueprints

A multi-year legal battle over the ability to distribute computer models of gun parts and replicate them in 3D printers has ended in defeat for government authorities who sought to prevent the practice. Cody Wilson, the gunmaker and free speech advocate behind the lawsuit, now intends to expand his operations,…

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The Trump White House Failed To Spell United States Correctly

In yet another “covfefe”-style moment, the White House’s official Twitter account was widely mocked Friday for failing to spell “United States” correctly.  Oops! Unsurprisingly, this latest error caught the attention of people on Twitter — who responded in various amusing ways:

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