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China Shut Down Apple’s Book And Movie Services. What’s Next?We might know Yahoo’s fate in a monthYet another reminder that online services ain’t nohow permanentSources doubt anonymous Gray Hats cracked San Bernardino shooter’s iPhoneCloakroom 2.0 Is Like “Whisper For Capitol Hill”—And It’s Not Half As Bad As You ThinkCheap Technology—And a Bit of Good Will—Are Bringing Hearing Aids To The World’s PoorThink You Know The News? Take The Fast Company Quiz!Sources Doubt Anonymous Gray Hats Cracked San Bernardino Shooter’s Phone. So Who Did?Stories to read and hear this weekendMars-bound astronauts looking for cosy homeCoinbase CEO: Reports Of bitcoin’s death have been greatly exaggeratedAphantasia: “how it feels to be blind in the mind”Siri is becoming the Apple whispererPharma giant AstraZeneca thinks genetics will transform drug developmentWhy Do People Get So Upset When The Government Helps The Poor?Why Sony And Other Big Tech Companies Are Tapping Into The Maker Movement’s SpiritRemembering Prince: 5 Of The Best Eulogies From Around The WebHow To Make Coachella Even Trippier: Augmented Reality EarbudsGoogle and the White House, sitting in a treeThis Mouth-Watering App Will Convince You To Eat More Vegan FoodCurt Schilling, recently fired from ESPN, takes to TwitterWar Child Asks Your Mom To Make One More Sacrifice On Mother’s Day–Their GiftChevy’s Prince Tribute Is Running In Five Newspapers Today, And It Doesn’t Feel TackySee Every “Game Of Thrones” Double-Cross In One InfographicDoes personality or trustworthiness matter in the presidential election?Which One Can Actually Help Third World Problems: Money or Internet Access?How Not Having A Website Helps This CEO Connect Better With Generation ZMicrosoft and Google have each other’s backs against EU regulatorsThis New Super-Sustainable Town Will Run On Solar Power And Use Driverless Cars For Public TransitIs the Apple-China love fest coming to a close?Greece’s Former Finance Minister Explains Why A Universal Basic Income Could Save UsNASA needs your helpGoogle’s Earth Day Doodles are beautifulHere’s What You Can Learn From The 8-Year Saga Of “The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea”Richard Linklater On How The Story Is Always In the DetailsHow Facebook political ads really workOne does not need to wear makeup when one does a Snapchat face swapIn settlement agreement, Uber gives drivers permission to ask for tipsNASA Space Apps Challenge begins todayWatch Refugees Talk Back To People Who View Racist Videos, In Clever Pre-Roll AdsA Tokyo cat café is being shut downClimate change set to disrupt Silicon ValleyHubble telescope captures giant star blowing bubbles into spaceBot Wars: Why Big Tech Companies Want Apps To Talk Back To YouChicago citizens annotate police accountability report using GeniusHop on Citi Bike for free today in NYCGreenpeace Fits Famous London Statues with Gas Masks To Protest Filthy AirWhat’s One Drink? The Size Varies Around The WorldTaylor Swift, Under Armour, And ManBoobs: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekFrom A Monastery To A Mobile Phone: How The Headspace Meditation App Came To BeUber will pay $100 million to settle class action lawsuitsAerospace company founder to apologize for sending Islamophobic postcardsVolkswagen to fix or buy back 500,000 cars equipped with fraudulent emissions software“Veep” Star Tony Hale On His Neverending Quest To Be PresentYou can now use Snapchat’s face-swap filter with photos in your camera rollIkea’s New Bike Is Designed To Take On Cars—And, Yes, It Packs Flat In A BoxThe Most Sustainable Restaurant In The World Might Be This School CafeteriaThe Real Reason Women Are Leaving STEM JobsMedium raises another $50 million8 Common Networking Disasters (And How To Avoid Them)From Resume Lies to Lessons From Harvard: This Week’s Top Leadership StoriesA 5-Step Process For Delivering Tough NewsThree Reasons Why Your Creative Work Needs An AudienceMy Company’s Unlimited Vacation Policy Growing PainsHow To Subtly Encourage Your Colleagues To Be More Confident7 things you should know about Microsoft’s Q3 earnings reportPrince: “Like books and black lives, albums still matter.”Google tribute to Prince includes many videosBenchmark’s Bill Gurley: For unicorn startups, mo’ money mo’ problemsA tough choice for medical-tech startupsThe New Yorker pays tribute to PrinceNest key driver of Alphabet’s “other bets” revenueAlphabet after-hours tradingWhy Michael Shannon Says There Is No Dream Project for HimAlphabet Scores Big In Q1, But “Other Bets” Are Still A Tiny Fraction Of The CompanyAlphabet’s revenue up sharplySometimes it snows in AprilDirector Comey say FBI paid hackers megabucks to crack Farook iPhoneMTV Cribs is making a comeback… on SnapchatThe future looks bright for the class of 2016Volkswagen is buying back 500,000 diesel cars in the U.S.How Twitter Is Mourning Prince’s DeathDefinitive Proof Prince Is The Best Guitar Player Who Ever LivedFacebook now factors time spent reading or viewing content into its News Feed algorithmLearn about family planning with Donald DuckThe Purple Reign is over: Prince dead at 57The Purple Reign Is Over: Prince Dead At 57A Platform Is Meaningless Unless It’s A Platform For Making People’s Lives BetterWhat Happens When You Try To Sell A Gay Turtle In TurkeyInside The World Premiere Of Oprah Winfrey’s New Series “Greenleaf”Self-driving cars aren’t coolEtsy Is Helping Its Sellers Get Solar Panels (And Cutting Its Own Footprint)What if downloading Rihanna landed you in jail for a decade?Wince At The Awful Prevalence Of The “Headless Female Body” Movie Poster TropeMerriam-Webster and Dictionary.com politely throw down on TwitterUnemployment insurance claims hit lowest level in over 40 yearsPoland’s New Right-Wing Rulers Want To Effectively Ban Wind PowerA Toilet For India That Also Delivers Clean WaterPatricia Arquette says she lost work for speaking out about the gender wage gapKanye’s Twitter promises may be legally bindingE-commerce luxury consignor The RealReal snags fundingConsider this $15 milkshake your new SoylentDelhi has banned Uber’s surge pricingTaxis aren’t the only businesses threatened by UberSeattle’s increased minimum wage has not inflated retail pricesThis VR Doc Shows Children Risking Their Lives To Get To School In Post-Quake NepalThe Most Exciting Rap Beef In Years Is Happening Right Now–On A PodcastGoogle wants to deliver your election news fasterAppeals court says Virginia transgender teen can use bathroom of choiceBad news for Ashley Madison hack victimsMatt Damon Is “Bourne” Again, And So Are Kickass Car ChasesIn case you missed itWill America’s F-35 fleet be grounded?Should Mental Health App Developers Back Up Their Claims With Clinical Evidence?Amazon excludes same-day delivery in predominately black zip codesAfter A Year, Seattle’s New Minimum Wage Hasn’t Raised Retail PricesAt Dangerous Intersections, This Technology Warns Drivers That A Bike Is ComingBette Midler nails income inequality for women in one tweetFacebook Messenger now lets you make group calls for freeBritain warns LGBT travelers about visiting North Carolina and MississippiWant To Buy The X-Men’s School? Coldwell Banker Real Estate Has the ListingAn Uber driver has been arrested after allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old passengerSee What Present-Day Africa Would Look Like If All The Animals Hadn’t DiedApple delays earnings call for Bill Campbell memorialI Spent A Week Talking To A Millennial Chatbot Character On FacebookHow One Blind Marathon Runner Is Using Technology To Run SoloWhat Middle-Aged Career Reinvention Looks LikeThe Class Of 2016 Has Better Economic Prospects Than Last Year’s GradsYour Office Has Its Own Microbiome, And It Comes From Your Coworkers’ Skin“Smart Homes?” Not Until They’re Less Dependent On The InternetHow To Graciously Accept A ComplimentWhy Zappos Has Interns Launch Its New AppsWhat The U.S. Can Learn From The Way Germany Trains Its WorkforceHow To Get Noticed By Your Company’s CEOWhat My Three Years At Netflix Taught Me About Scaling A StartupHow To Appear Reliable With A Job-Hopper ResumeThis is what it looked like on Twitter when Harriet Tubman was announced as the new face of the $20 billThis restaurant saves women from terrible Tinder datesMicrosoft will stop making Xbox 360 consolesWhen a social network broadcasts a rape live“Tinder for pot” users are basically asking to be arrestedThe Future Of All Technology Is Revealed In This Fake Ad For The “Dildo Drone”Google’s Jigsaw debuted a tool that will sort and verify video footage from war zonesWhile Sanders spent $9 per vote in NY, Trump spent just 13 centsAfter New York, where do Hillary and Bernie stand, delegate-wise?Is $1 billion enough to pay back cheated Volkswagen customers?VP Joe Biden: DC politics is not the hardest kindGoogle is putting $45,000 toward expanding the portrayal of computer scientists in mediaMicrosoft results Thursday should highlight burgeoning cloud businessThis Cute Robot Teaches Pre-Schoolers To CodeMaybe Verizon should have thought about registering this domain nameFuturist Ray Kurzweil thinks that by 2045 we could live foreverSamantha Bee Is Doing “Full Frontal” Her WayLegal marijuana sales could climb to $11 billion by 2020Sorry, Gmail: Inbox is getting better fasterThis Is What Happened When We Attended Chris Gethard’s Gender-Fluid PromThe Trailer For “The Girl On The Train” Is A Great Way To Get All Tense And StressfulWhat New Ads For Apple Music, Spotify, And Pandora Say About Our Streaming OptionsPostmates will bring lunch to you in under 15 minYouTube, Advanced Technology, And The “Billion-People Problem”Bye-bye Andrew Jackson, hello Harriet TubmanIf Michael Jackson Made Trap Music It Might Sound Like ThisThis startup has a plan to improve price transparency in health careThis Cute PSA Tells The Story Of Food Waste Through The Life Of A StrawberryThe search for a better on-demand business model continues3 Flint officials now face criminal charges after water crisisTech bro culture strikes again: Snapchat unveiled a blackface Bob Marley filter for 4/20This Organic Fruit Wash Keeps Bananas Green For WeeksWise Cracks And Cowboy Hats: Watch The Teaser Trailer For “The Magnificent Seven”This Fund Will Invest In Startups That Aren’t Run By White Men In Big CitiesTina Fey Explains Some of the Greatest (And Oddest) Moments In “Kimmy Schmidt”These are the highest-paying companies in AmericaThe first three months of 2016 were the warmest on record in 136 yearsHuffington Post buys company for in-house VR productionIn case you missed itWe’ll Soon Have Hard Evidence About The Benefits Of A Universal Basic Income54 Million People Labeled Obese Or Overweight Aren’t Actually UnhealthyYou Can’t Draw A Bike, And We Can Prove ItWhen Your Dream School Accepts You (But Only Online)How A Former Pixar Executive Is Building A VR Company Based On Pixar PrinciplesThe New World Order Is Ruled By Global Corporations And Megacities—Not CountriesWhy Patients Are Getting Hit With Surprise Bills After Genetic TestingThe first criminal charges over the Flint water crisis expected to be announced todayEverything You Think You Know About Interruptions Is WrongWill Twitter’s New Board Members Help Solve Its Diversity Problem?The Racial Gap In Entrepreneurship Is Costing The U.S. Economy BillionsHow To Tell The Difference Between Optimism And Wishful ThinkingThree Common Reactions To Failure That Don’t Help Matters—And One That Does5 Ways Every Company Can Embrace Startup Culture (Without Overdoing It)How To Find A Job At A Company With A ConscienceApple, Google, and Facebook call anti-encryption bill “unworkable”LeEco demos its first autonomous electric carEU files antitrust complaint against GoogleWatch a robot use 3-D technology to rebuild a 2,000-year-old monument destroyed by ISISTrump, Clinton win big in New York“Voter suppression” in New York? Not so fast…EFF sues DOJ to find out if the gov’t secretly forced tech companies to decrypt user dataIntel will cut 12,000 jobs, 11% of its workforceEmployees of Google and other tech giants top list of Sanders donorsChelsea Handler Gives Her Raw Advice On How To Work With Your SpouseMarissa Mayer says that Yahoo isn’t trying to avoid selling itselfNYC primary plagued by broken machines, closed polling centersCorning’s latest innovation: Inkjet printing onto Gorilla GlassTo create its new apps, Airbnb let guests research their stays via phoneFacebook may let users make “tips” off their postsAlibaba’s new music app is Spotify for superfansCoworker Crush? Here’s Chelsea Handler’s Advice On How To Handle ItDoes Working From Home Cause Friction With Your Spouse? Here’s Chelsea Handler’s TakeNot As Successful As Your Sibling? Chelsea Handler Can HelpProblems With Your Boss? Chelsea Handler Says It’s Your FaultGood news for the recruiters who harass you on LinkedInHere’s how much Sanders and Clinton have spent in just the last 90 days to win New YorkHere Are The 8 “Game Of Thrones” Moments You Should Have Seen ComingAirbnb wants to Airbnb-ize the rest of the tourism experienceFBI says it found no evidence of ISIS connection on San Bernardino shooter’s iPhoneDon’t expect Netflix to get into VR anytime soonIn Understaffed Hospitals, This Vital Signs Cap For Babies Could Save LivesOur Infrastructure Fails Seniors Who Don’t Drive, And That’s A Problem For EveryoneHow Joss Whedon Is Paving A Path Toward RedemptionDid Apple give China its iOS source code? Uh, no.FBI sends foot soldier to today’s House encryption hearingNow the desk you buy on Wayfair will be assembled via PorchAirbnb Is In Negotiations With A Major Labor UnionNo more UberEats instant delivery in New York CityCoke rebrands globallySometimes You Just Need To See Photos Of Dogs Lying Upside Down In Droopy Dog-PuddlesMagic Leap’s new video shows a holographic desktopDo you want this pink MacBook? Does anyone?Apple poaches Tesla exec considered “very close” to Elon MuskApple’s transparency report, in numbersAirbnb is negotiating with a major labor union, and everyone is upset about itFacebook expected to get more than triple what it paid in revenue from Instagram this year69 years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier, baseball is getting less diverseA Diesel Fuel Seller Installs LED Lighting And Masterful Greenwashing EnsuesMapping The Best And Worst Places For Transit In The U.S.Here’s your digital “I Voted” stickerMIT’s New Robot Practically Walks Out Of The 3-D Printer, Fully FormedStore Your Garden Bounty In The Groundfridge, A Modern-Day Root CellarThis Adorable French Cable Ad Celebrates Fatherhood–Or Does It?From eBay Enterprise, a new logistics platform for retailersIn case you missed itFrom Godzilla to 7-11, here’s how NY’s tabloids are covering today’s primaryHere’s Why You Should Support A Universal Basic IncomeHow Wendy’s Is Making Ghost Peppers Safe For Middle AmericaWill Alphabet’s Q1 earnings show that its big bets are finally paying off?Move over, fingerprints: “Brainprints” are the hot new biometric authentication systemMIT scientists say they’ve created an AI that can detect 85% of cyberattacksThis cosmic visual interaction of the universe will blow your mindThis Romanian Bakery Put Gender Inequality Stats On Its CakesSome Twitter users are suspicious of the company’s new top exec in ChinaRelayRides is still alive (it’s Turo now) and growing“Containment” Showrunner Julie Plec Looks Back On Her Long Journey To WritingIn Many Parts Of The World, Fighting For The Environment Can Be A Deadly ProfessionWhat Do Women Want At Hackathons? NASA Has A ListHow To Plant An Urban Garden: A Step-By-Step TutorialTheSkimm wants to help you get smarter about the future with Skimm AheadThis Bike Frame Can Be Made In Just One Hour—By Bike-Building RobotsAn Apple patent reveals how the MacBook could be radically redesignedHow Women Entrepreneurs Can Get More FundingMeet The Chef Who’s Working Toward Gender Equality In The Culinary IndustryThe Psychology Behind Why People Support Certain Presidential CandidatesHow Being A Control Freak Is Wrecking Your Health And CareerHow Being Pessimistic Can Help You SucceedFreelancing Won’t Help You Build Wealth, But Doing This MightWhat Happened When I Stopped Using Screens After 11 p.m.Sanders hits the picket line again, joins striking Verizon workers at Manhattan rallyWatch 21-year-old Mark Zuckerberg explain FacebookThe company behind the Yellow Pages wants to merge with YahooTheranos now the target of a criminal investigation and an SEC probeIBM continues video push, announces deals with AOL, Comic-ConHow Apple Could Make the iPhone 7 Completely Warrant-ProofFan sues Kanye, Jay-Z, and Tidal over “Life of Pablo” exclusiveGet in line, ladies: There might not be a woman on U.S. currency until 2030Netflix tops 81 million viewers, but can it keep up this growth?Meow Wolf: A New Future For Art Funded By George R.R. MartinEvery Time Stephen Curry Hits A Three, Under Armour Will Run A 3-Second AdFast Company’s May issue is live!DJI unveils big new drone for pro filmmakersJust announced: Here are this year’s Pulitzer Prizes in journalismSiri reveals that Apple’s WWDC conference is June 13-17Why LinkedIn Is Changing The Way It Interacts With StudentsGoogle wants in on the podcast crazeSamsung: Living On The Edge Between Android And AmbitionYouTube First Major Platform To Launch Live 360 VideoWhy Toyota Prius And Vice’s Creators Project Are Commissioning Art InstallationsAre Car Commercials The New Movie Trailers?When it comes to news, Americans trust Reddit more than FacebookCongrats, You’ll Probably Get Sexually Assaulted At College Next Fall!100,000 New Yorkers use UberPool every weekGoogle’s Android faces new anti-trust scrutiny in EuropeA U.K. Grocery Chain Put A GoPro On A Dairy Cow To Prove Its Fresh CredentialsWhen Bill Campbell tried to repair Steve Jobs’ relationship with AppleChris Anderson on self-tracking: It’s “pointless”Theranos’s Elizabeth Holmes has “no doubt” the company will surviveFacebook exec David Marcus on bots: “People think that it’s all for geeks”These Bubble-Like Delivery Drones Are Safer In A CrashScientists Find The Skin Cell That Makes Us Itch, Paving The Way For TreatmentsModern Convenience Only Goes So Far In Under Armour’s New Connected Fitness AdGoogle gets OK to keep creating searchable library of world’s booksAmazon’s new pricing is another tax on the poorLinkedIn’s new app aims to help college students get jobsA California High School Votes To Arm Teachers With GunsSNL’s “One-Dimensional Female Character” Nails The Film Industry’s Woman ProblemAnd Now, A Handy Guide To Working With J.J. AbramsStaying True To Your Strategic FocusWhy The New Taylor Swift Apple Spot “Isn’t A Toothpaste Ad”In case you missed itU.S. Marines Vet And His Best Friends Show What We Can Learn From DogsCan A New Worker-Owned Platform Create A More Equitable Sharing Economy?This Solar Hub Provides Clean Water, Electricity, And Internet In OneThis Kentucky Startup Employs Former Coal Miners And Teaches Them To CodeScientists develop artificial skin that can measure the body’s oxygen levelsThis 24-Year-Old Is Creating A Civil Rights Movement For Sexual Assault SurvivorsChelsea Handler Solves Your Thorniest Work ProblemsThis Pea-Based Milk Is Healthier Than Almond Milk, And Actually Tastes Almost Like MilkZac Posen Is Ready for His Close-UpApple, Facebook, Google, And Alibaba Take Hollywood“Twisted And Mischaracterized”: How FanDuel’s CEO Is Fighting Back Against DetractorsWhy Netflix Is Binging On “Chelsea”How DailyWorth CEO Amanda Steinberg Is Helping Women Shrink The Wealth GapStarter Auction House: Paddle8 Guides Affluent Millennials Into The World Of Fine ArtHow Jim McKelvey’s Launchcode Is Helping Unconventional Tech TalentLa Colombe’s Canned Latte Brings Barista-Worthy Coffee To Grocery-Store AislesA New Device Stimulates The Brain To Boost Athletic PerformanceHow Fitbit Became The Next Big Thing In Corporate WellnessHow The Boardlist Plans To Get More Women Onto Startup BoardsUpdates From Our Most Innovative CompaniesCould NextEV Be The Next Tesla?What All The Presidential Candidates Are MissingNeed To Remix Your Creativity? Hip-Hop’s Go-To Music Engineer Has Some Sound AdviceIMF: Full Ahead S-L-O-WWhat It’s Like To Attend A $3,400 Public-Speaking Coaching SessionThis Group Is Most Likely To Have A Work BFF (And It’s Not Who You Think)Why Women Job Hop More Than Men“Pretend You’re A White Male”: Freelancing’s Gender ProblemThese Are The Ages When We Do Our Best WorkHow I Came Around To Self-Promotion As An IntrovertWhy I’ve Avoided Talking About Being A Woman In TechCongressman’s phone is hacked by “60 Minutes”The 2017 iPhone could have an all-glass bodyThis smart mattress lets people with severe trust issues know if they’re being cheated onAmazon takes on Netflix with cheaper monthly video streaming serviceCould Facebook influence the election to stop Trump?