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Update: Binary Capital’s Justin Caldbeck resigns in wake of sexual harassment allegationsThe Al Gore Interview: Full TranscriptEveryone Secretly Hates Your “Friendly Reminder” EmailIce Cube Is Betting Big On The Future Of Three-On-Three BasketballWant To Be More Creative And Successful? Fight The Urge To FocusThe Newest Burger At Sonic Blends The Beef With Mushrooms So You Eat Less MeatThis Nike Ad Subtly, Respectfully Celebrates Pride WeekBinary Capital partner Justin Caldbeck takes leave of absence after sexual harassment allegationsLinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman on sexual harassment in VC: “Why the lack of outrage and commentary?”Airbnb is testing out a way to split the cost for bookingsHere’s why it took Gmail 13 years to stop scanning your email to target adsShowtime’s “More Than T” Profiles 7 Transpeople Who Transcend That One LetterHow The Next Generation Of West Virginians Are Building A Way Out Of The State’s Coal EconomyThe “stardust” wasp is a creepy-looking, 100 million-year-old tribute to David BowieScientists think there’s a Mars-shaped object lurking in the solar system past NeptuneHow Whisper Survives As Other Anonymous Social Apps Like Yik Yak FailUber Drivers Don’t Think Travis Kalanick’s Departure Will Improve Their Work ConditionsConsider This Before Making The Switch From Freelance To Full-TimeIf You Can’t Ban Cars Downtown, Just Take Away The Parking SpacesPayPal cuts off French white nationalist group as era of political boycotts heats upYour Instagram Photos Star In This Funny (And Creepy) Short FilmObvious: AR Made With Apple’s ARKit Would Work Way Better On iGlassesFrom Amazon To Emailing While Angry: This Week’s Top Leadership StoriesIn a rare move, Google starts purging health records from its search resultsSmells like green spirit: Lime Skittles fans have hounded Mars Inc. into submissionFacebook is building an army of U.K. users to fight extremismSpaceX live-stream: Watch the refurbished Falcon 9 rocket blast off hereThis Is Why Your Brain Hates Public Speaking So MuchThis Is The Secret To The Success Of Everyone’s New Favorite Sex TherapistGwyneth Paltrow’s Goop $120 “Bio-Frequency Healing” sticker packs get shot down by NASAAmazon’s drone “beehive” patent proves the company is full of mad scientistsHow Dennis “Thresh” Fong Went From Pro Gamer To EntrepreneurA Higher Minimum Wage Is Not Doing The Bad Things Critics Said It Would DoGoogle now hides your private medical records from search resultsThis Outdoor-Gear-For-Good Company Proves You Can Be A Benefit Corporation From Day OneHere’s Everything You Need To Know About VidConThis New Meal Kit Delivery Service Isn’t For Tired Home Cooks–It Fights HungerVR For The Masses? That’s YouTube’s Goal With A New Format And New ToolsThe OTC hearing aid market could boom in 2018—if Congress lets itAfter being blamed for division, Facebook’s new mission seeks to foster unityAfter Uber, Here Are 5 CEOs We Can’t Believe Still Have JobsMaybe this is the reason why there aren’t more women founders in techTech companies are poaching much-needed AI professors, says Microsoft researcher who poaches themBaby come back: Uber employees are passing around a petition to keep Travis KalanickBeautycounter’s scientists invented a moisturizer that mimics your skin’s biologyThe Most Charitable Cities In AmericaMy Company Tried Slack For Two Years. This Is Why We Quit.John Oliver and HBO are getting sued by the coal industry after a “Last Week Tonight” segmentHere’s the full text of the new health care bill that GOP senators have been hiding from usThe Low-Tech Skills I Look For In Every Data Scientist I HireNot even Rob Lowe can help KFC launch a chicken sandwich into spaceMicrosoft Launches New Branded Podcast On How The Future Of Tech Is Decided TodayBuzzFeed’s NYC office may or may not be infested with bedbugs“Bajillion Dollar Properties” Creator Kulap Vilaysack Wants To Be the Asian Shonda RhimesHow GitHub Employees Use GitHub For Projects Beyond CodingFarfetch is about to drastically amp up its China operationsFacebook gives Indian users more control over their profile pictures, citing safety concerns for womenQatar Airways may buy a stake in American Airlines just to mess with them8 Ways To Make a Great First Impression During A Job InterviewWhy The Military And Corporate America Want To Make AI Explain ItselfMy 400-Person Company Has A Great Work Culture, And We All Work RemotelyFrom Facebook to Slack, civic engagement just got a little bit easierNow Trump wants a “solar wall” along Mexico’s borderNow You Can Add Realistic, 3D Holograms To Your Photos And VideosTwitter’s Periscope will now let you tip broadcasters using virtual currencyJeff Bezos has a lot of advice for the newspaper industryA Chinese bike-sharing startup has closed because riders stole almost all their bikesMailChimp Wants To Solve Every Small-Biz Marketing Challenge (Even Snail Mail)Cities Full Of Autonomous Vehicles Could End Up Less Machinelike–And More HumanThese Yoga Pants Are Reincarnated From Coffee Grounds And Crab ShellsThis Is What Happens To Your Reputation When You Become Known For PunningTony Fadell On Dealing With Tech CelebrityCan the Drybar model be replicated with makeup?What’s with all the scratchy, rumpled linen sheets?How Scott Forstall Selected The People Who Would Create The iPhone’s SoftwareDesperate For A New Chapter, Uber Adds TPG’s David Trujillo To Its BoardAlibaba CMO Says Don’t Compare The Chinese Company To Amazon. It’s Much Bigger.Video: Where does Uber go from here?Richard Branson: If Trump won’t take climate change seriously, business leaders need to pick up the slackRichard Branson says Virgin will continue to do things with Virgin AmericaHow Zillow’s CEO Learned To Lead With Authenticity And EmpathyMiss Travis yet? Watch him explain how Uber works in this video throwback from 2012On Social Progress, The U.S. Isn’t The World Leader It Thinks It IsLufthansa wants to make manual flight check-ins a thing of the pastMoby Just Ruined Your Favorite Childhood Cartoons But He Has A ReasonUber’s Ousted CEO Travis Kalanick Discovered The Limits Of Founder Control—The Hard WayThis Vintage Airstream Will Be A Mobile Shop For Fair Trade GoodsVirgin Mobile Goes Steady With iPhone, Dumps $29 Android PhonesSnap Map lets you stalk your friends on SnapchatCongrats to George Clooney, who is not only a very attractive star but now a tequila billionaireFacebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Talks About Building Global Communities (And Advertising To Them)Four Ways To Finally Whip Your Morning Routine Into ShapePeriscope’s New “Super Hearts” Let You Pay Broadcasters–But How Much?Now That Whole Foods Belongs To Amazon, What Happens To Conscious Capitalism?Walmart is telling its tech partners to get off Amazon’s cloudEven telecom workers don’t want to talk on the phoneWorking moms are happiest when they choose to be back at workYes, You Can Turn Your Soulless Tech Job Into A Social-Impact CareerBored kids and their desperate parents are the biggest fans of smart speakers: studyThis Cheeky Yogurt Ad Salutes All The Moms Who Get Side-EyeSo much for progress: The number of women appointed to boards is decliningTravis Kalanick’s Uber exit is another nail in the coffin for toxic masculinity in company culture7 Steps To Survive Your Company’s Re-OrgDigital news site Mic “slays” the VC dragon with an addition $6.5M investmentCan Cottage Cheese Become The Next Greek Yogurt?The Perfect Food Delivery Startup? David Chang Thinks He’s Got The Secret SauceThese are the highest-rated CEOs in AmericaHow This Former Navy SEAL Tackles Information Overload—On And Off The BattlefieldWatch Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, and other tech execs give Trump advice on how to modernize governmentWork Bags That Are Beautiful And Functional? Our Annual List Has You CoveredHello Dear, Nigerian Email Scammers Are Becoming CodersHumanium Metal Initiative Wins Cannes Lions Innovation Grand PrixUber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned: reportTravis Kalanick is no longer Uber’s CEOThe moment the iPhone was born, as told by Apple vet Scott ForstallOriginal iPhone creator: “A lot of freaking math” went into the iPhone’s smooth scrollingTesla’s autopilot chief, Chris Lattner, exits the companyNot-So-Zen At Headspace As Layoffs Hit The CompanyApple’s Obsession With Secrecy May Be A Self-Fulfilling ProphecyE-Trade’s New Ad Campaign Is Everything That’s Wrong With CapitalismLet’s All Appreciate Kumail Nanjiani’s Masterful 9/11 Joke From “The Big Sick”AirAsia was just named “best low-cost airline,” but don’t expect a big U.S. expansionScandal-ridden Uber finally adds tipping for driversWhole Foods CEO hints at a more Amazon-like approach to company cultureMeet The CEO of Halsey Inc.Boom says airlines have ordered 76 of its supersonic planesThe Secret To Lego’s Social Media Success Is In The Creative Power Of CrowdsTumblr launches a safe mode to block NSFW content from your delicate eyesThis Fund Lets You Pool Your Money To Help The Most Efficient CharitiesJust Got Laid Off? This Is The Two-Month Plan You Need To FollowStubHub takes your desperate hunt for tickets to NYC with its first retail storeAmazon steps up its fashion game with a try-before-you-buy boxNetflix would like your kids to choose their own adventuresSex Toys Are In Need Of Rebranding And These Artists Are Doing Just That8 Apps That Can Fix All Of Your Public Speaking ProblemsThis data shows the real reason Amazon bought Whole FoodsSprout Social wants to make it easier for brands to build their own Twitter botsBeyond BB-8: Why Toymaker Sphero Is Launching An Autonomous Home Robot CompanyThe Unreal, Bleeding-Edge Tech That’s Helping Doctors Make The CutLet’s Be Real, You’re Never Getting A Mentor, So Do These Six Things InsteadTristan Walker Wants To Give Form To Your Hair With His New Haircare LineReddit’s “Accidental Wes Anderson” Finds Immaculate Composition In Everyday LifeComcast and Big Cable get whacked with stock downgrades amid cord-cutting crisisCRISPR Pioneer Jennifer Doudna On Gene Editing’s Potential For Good And EvilWhen Remote Work Backfires, This Is Usually WhyThe Ethics Of CRISPRHow The Blockchain Could Usher In A Future Of Shared MobilitySo We Never Forget, Holograms Will Keep Delivering First-Person Holocaust Survivor TestimonyGoogle for Jobs uses machine learning to help you find workTesla driver killed in Autopilot crash ignored several warningsAmazon just lost one of its execs leading its retail store initiativeWhen Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, and top tech execs met Trump today, they brought their own wish listsIf There’s A Killer App For Apple’s AR Tech, It Won’t Be Ikea ShoppingGoldman’s Marcus has now issued $1 billion in personal loans to Main Street consumersAmazon Echo’s Huge Success Actually Bodes Well For Apple’s HomePod DebutSouth Korean web host pays $1 million to ransomware attackersAutodesk’s interim CEO gets the big chair for realThe Trump Administration Is Doing Everything It Can To Justify A Backward-Looking Electric GridBernie Sanders just vowed to introduce another single-payer health care bill“Fearless Girl” Wins Glass Lion Grand Prix At Cannes Lions FestivalThe mayor of L.A. is totally open to Elon Musk’s underground tunnel networkFrom Breastfeeding To Gender Neutrality: Unicode’s New Emojis Are Signs Of The TimesHow Film’s Top Composers Push Past Constraints Of On-Demand CreativitySteph Curry and Andre Iguodala team with Bloomberg on sports tech summitThe Supreme Court just overturned a law that banned sex offenders from social mediaIt’s Time To Break Up AmazonThe world needs this emoji translator more than you realizeLyft’s new “shuttle service” sounds an awful lot like a city busNASA just found 219 possible planets and 10 of them look a lot like EarthSave These Emails For The Next Time You Feel Bad About Not Helping Your CoworkersBlue Apron plans to cook up $586.5M at IPOFacebook Messenger takes another shot at Snapchat—this time with a fine-art twistNo wonder Shane Smith is smiling: Vice Media gets another $450M in private equity investmentSCOTUS is finally taking on partisan gerrymanderingHow These Black Ad Execs Are Challenging Their Industry To Unite The WorldIs Snapchat-Style Video The Productivity Tool Your Team’s Been Missing?Why This “Handmaid’s Tale” Director Is Going Full Dystopia In Her Next ProjectOops! A GOP marketing company leaked the personal details of nearly 200 million AmericansThe Diary Of An Ex-Tesla InternMuslim-American Cannes Lions juror has accused French police of harassment at Nice AirportStudent astronauts will race to the stars for inaugural Spaceport America CupBonobos Founder Andy Dunn Knows You Might Be Mad At Him For Joining WalmartFacebook Unveils New Tools For Marketers To Create And Test Mobile AdsEvery Week, This Newsletter Will Transport You Into Our Radically Sustainable FutureThis Coworking Space’s Answer To The Startup World’s Gender Gap: More YogaThis Finnish Startup Says It’s Building Tomorrow’s VR Displays TodayThis Is What Employees Of Companies Like Google, Facebook, And Amazon Think About Their EmployersElon Musk thinks going to Mars could be cheaper than going to collegeThe four new ways Google plans to tackle extremism on YouTubeThe CEO Of Flywheel Sports Wants You To Celebrate Your FailuresHow Tiny Satellites Are Changing The Way We Do BusinessHmbldt Gives Medical Marijuana A Dose Of PredictabilitySeven Ways AR May Change Your LifeNike’s Head StartWhy Facebook, Google, And Snap Love AR—And What’s Coming NextThe Simple Menu Innovations That Science Says Can Get People To Order Vegetarian OptionsAnthony Romero Is The ACLU’s Power BrokerHow One Startup Is Fast Tracking City TransitThe Big Business Of Police TechHow A Major Food Processor Eliminated Organic WasteAl Gore Wants You To Have “Realistic Hope” About Solving Climate ChangeHow Norwegian Air Upended Travel With Its Insanely Cheap Flights10 Great Business PodcastsHow The Lucrative Fight To Put Cameras On Cops Is Changing The Way Police WorkIt’s A Mud Mud Mud Mud WorldChoosing Optimism In A Time Of Painful DisruptionHere is the full list of top tech execs meeting with Trump at his brainstorming session todayVCs are valuing Reddit at $1.7 billion