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From Russia With…Startup Dreams2017 Was So FakeDid you “like” a Russian-sponsored Facebook post? Find out hereHard to believe, but the FCC may have done something rightLISTEN: TV Legend Norman Lear Thinks “Maximizing Shareholder Value” Is The “Central Disease Of Our Time”Amazon just bought a smart-doorbell company—probably to let more packages insideTo Keep Plastic Out Of The Ocean, Companies Are Starting To Add It To Their ProductsCNN is canceling its Snapchat show because it’s not making any moneyRipple coin price just hit an all-time high as bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies diveHow Immigration Made America, In PhotosThe 13 Thirstiest People of 2017How To Use Google To Search For Lesser-Known JobsFlying for the holidays? This Apple Maps trick might ease your airport nightmareHey! Try Not To Waste So Much Food Over The HolidaysA Petition To Remove Matt Damon From “Ocean’s 8” Has 18,000 Signatures“Fancy Bear” Russian hackers were targeting the emails of hundreds of journalistsHow—And Why—Apple, Google, And Facebook Follow You Around In Real LifeSpotify’s Ginger Ed Man, Samsung’s Magic Mall: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekThe 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories Of 2017This Stylish Walker Could Help The Elderly Get AroundSocial Media Predictions For 2018: Shopping, AI, And Maybe Even A SoulWhat Facebook’s Fight Against Fake News Got Wrong (And Right)America’s Humanitarian ArchitectCan We Suck Enough CO2 From The Air To Save The Climate?Eric Schmidt: A Timeline Of One Of The Most Influential And Awkward Leaders In TechHere’s what Eric Schmidt had to say about managing “geek gods” in 1999Eric Schmidt departs, and Alphabet’s era of adult supervision is overIt Wasn’t All Bad: Here Are The Most Hopeful Moments Of 2017The iPhone X Is Showing Signs Of Bringing The China Market Back For AppleEric Schmidt is stepping down as Alphabet’s executive chairmanReport: Apple will put an EKG reader on Apple Watch (I doubt it)Get ready for Facebook to have a lot more Taylor Swift and Kanye WestWatch the “Trump” sign get removed from the Trump SoHo building in this time-lapse videoWhy Netflix Doesn’t Care If Everyone Knows About Its New Movie “Bright”Hawaii’s Mayors Just Committed To 100% Renewable Transportation By 2045The 5G Race Is On, Now That The Technology Is Almost ReadyEquifax Could Be Selling Your Salary History. Here’s How To Protect ItHere’s a roundup of Facebook’s 4 biggest scandals this weekPatagonia just told Congress to go depose itselfThe Career Audit You Should Conduct As We Head Into The New YearThe opioid crisis went from bad to worse in 2016: Here are 5 bleak statistics“Silent Night” Campaign Aims To Bring Holiday Spirit To The Refugee CrisisOasis Is The Home-Sharing Company That Doesn’t Consider Airbnb A RivalThis Furniture Is Hiding Wireless Chargers–And It Feels Like The FutureMeet The Agency That Turned MoonPie Into Twitter’s Funniest Snack CakeAmericans Don’t Want To Get Caught Buying From A Company Exploiting The PlanetFour Ways Every Company Can Advance LGBT Rights In 2018What Happens When You Ask Famous Architects To Make Gingerbread HousesGoogle Knows If You’ll Like A Photo Before You Even See ItHotels Are Key In The Fight To End Human TraffickingGetting Back Into Yoga Transformed How I Think About Habit ChangesCompanies are using Facebook to block older workers from job adsGoogle wants to build a massive office complex in SunnyvaleMost Twitter execs didn’t know what the blue verification checkmark was forCan A Redesigned Scale Really Help You Lose Weight?Facebook’s internal politics unit has some questionable bedfellowsThe 14 Most Important Interfaces Of 2017CRISPR gene editing has successfully prevented deafness in genetically predisposed miceChina’s Didi Chuxing raises another $4 billion to take on UberThe UN Finds That Poverty In The U.S. Is Shockingly Bad For A Developed CountryApple says it does slow down iPhones with older batteriesCardi B’s Come-Up: How A “Regular, Degular” Girl Became The Queen Of 2017How The Tax Bill Will Impact Silicon Valley: Great For Big Tech, Good For StartupsThis Plan To Bring Sesame Street To Refugee Children Just Earned $100 MillionSanta Claus looks fabulous sporting the top menswear fashion of 2017How The Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport Is Building A Local, Equitable Vision For Airport FoodPeople are loving Zara a little less after its worker pay issues went viralNo gift for Gab? Twitter’s traffic is doing just fine after the “great purge”LGBTQ nonprofits got a Trump bump last yearCan These 6 Bill Gates-Endorsed Tweets Change Your Outlook On 2017?The GOP net neutrality bill is super vague about internet “fast lanes”In locked-down Xinjiang, China is tracking kitchen knives with QR codesThis covert European holding company is buying up all the coffee and doughnutsMagic Leap’s Crazy Mixed Reality Goggles Are Finally HereSubaru is investigating claims of mileage cheatingPeople are freaking out over the Magic Leap product that almost no one’s seen yetHow MIT Students Fooled A Google AlgorithmStop Treating Meryl Streep Like An Enemy Of #MeTooSorry Santa, the Arctic may never be frozen againThe grand unifying theory of Apple: MacOS and iOS could converge after all15 Easy Ways To Make Friends In Your First Week On The JobHow Pop Culture Reacted To Trump In 2017You Can Do More Of What You Like At Work And Less Of What You HateMastercard Is Launching A Branded Podcast On The Future Of MoneyArchitecture Has A Woman ProblemEveryone Has An Opinion About My Startup–Here’s How I Handle ThatNew Low-Cost Spy Satellites Are Getting Scarily PowerfulThe NYT Climate Desk Wants You To Give A Damn About Global WarmingThe Best Business And Leadership Books Of 2017The White House will take its petition site offline at midnight“Amazontube” might be about to take on YouTubeThe iPhone X’s Real Legacy: Making Your Face The InterfaceCoinbase is investigating insider trading with its Bitcoin Cash offeringElon Musk shows off SpaceX’s nearly completed Falcon Heavy rocketThe U.K. is making high-speed internet a legal rightSenate Republicans just passed their massive tax billThe Year In Unique—And Downright Kooky—Health And Wellness TrendsThis Is The World’s First Fully Solar Train“You Have To Take The Toys Out Of The Box.” Rian Johnson Talks Creative Risks In “The Last Jedi”EU’s top court rules Uber should be treated like a taxi companyDebunking Myths About Automated DrivingThe New Tax Law Gives Apple Plenty To Look Forward To In 2018Changing Inmates’ Behavior With ArchitectureBucking Trump’s FCC, New York introduces its own net neutrality billFeminist designer: ModCloth ripped off my print and won’t pay me backHere’s what luxury shoppers went wild for in 2017The House has officially passed the GOP tax billThis Pro Poker Player Will Match Your Giving To 10 Effective-Altruism-Endorsed CharitiesDrive-thru funeral homes are now a thing in JapanAdios, autoplay with sound! Google Chrome will start blocking intrusive ads in FebruaryMicrosoft tries a radical idea in sexual harassment cases: TransparencySeven Dreamers are on a hunger strike to try and save DACAFacebook’s social VR goes cross-platform–the HTC Vive–for the first timeWant To Guarantee Net Neutrality? Join Peer-To-Peer, Community-Run InternetHere’s What Facebook’s New Facial Recognition Settings Mean For YouThese are all the companies that have preordered Tesla’s new electric trucksN.Y.C. Passes First Bill On Bias And Discrimination In AlgorithmsFacebook’s new tools make it harder to be a serial harasser on the platformApple’s New Podcast Analytics Is A Good Start, But We Need More DataTripAdvisor’s Sexual Assault Warning System Isn’t Much Of A SystemSexism and harassment are on the rise in the financial sectorMaria Bamford Is Here To Help You Through The Christmas BluesSandra Bullock And Rihanna Plan To Rob The Met Gala In The Trailer For “Ocean’s 8”Use This Email Template To Kick Off A Senior-Level Job SearchNetflix vs. cable: Subscribers are neck and neck now, says PwCThis Sweet App Distracts Kids When They’re Stuck In The HospitalDads: Here’s How To Talk To Your Kids About Sexual HarassmentTango, Google’s Big AR Experiment, Is OverThe Top 11 Innovations That Made Women’s Lives Better In 2017Is Google Street View The Next Big Census Tool?13 Last-Minute Amazon Gifts That Still Have Design CredThese are Reddit’s most upvoted posts and top AMAs of 2017It’s not a good day for Facebook in EuropeWhat Can We Do About Bitcoin’s Enormous Energy Consumption?The U.S. government says North Korea was behind WannaCry cyber attackWhen To Go Ahead And Use A Cliché In Your Talk (And When Not To)Why Solange Had To Throw Salt On Her Wounds In Order To HealDo’s and Don’ts Brand Lessons From 2017The 25 Best New Apps Of 2017Before Fatal Train Derailment, Officials Warned Of High-Speed DeathsPsychologist: Facebook’s Blog Post Used My Research But Misses The PointYou Can Help Pay For This Global Warming PSA To Play During The Super BowlSmart oven startup Tovala just got a cash infusion of $9.2 millionBarnes & Noble’s best-selling books of 2017 are just so 2017People Aren’t Having Babies Because The Rent Is Too Damn HighThis “Lord of the Rings” wine from Lot18 is fit for a king (or a hobbit)What Happened When I Tried To Learn Coding From A Robot“The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson on how politics influences “Star Wars”This electric-toothbrush startup took a cue from NASA to give you a better smileHow To Turn Complicated Ideas Into Simple ConceptsHow Facebook Engineers Plan To Make Your Experience Faster And More Efficient In 2018The Twitter purge has arrived and far-right social media is freaking out10 CEOs On How They Coped With 2017’s Unrelenting News CycleWatch out, trolls: Twitter says these four things will change todayThe Year That Software Bugs Ate The WorldGet Ready For A Meatless Meat Explosion, As Big Food Gets On BoardMaybe App-Based Birth Control Is Not As Awful An Idea As It SoundsThe Creators Of This Algae Plastic Want To Start A Maker RevolutionHighly Anonymized Cryptocurrency Monero Peeks Out Of The ShadowsNetflix Is Even Personalizing Its Graphic Design To You NowFive Workplace Issues We’ll Be Talking About In 2018Why The #MeToo Movement Matters, Summed Up In One ChartIs The Cannabis Industry Repeating Silicon Valley’s Worst Mistakes?Russia does a Russia in Russian electionFord Helps Pioneer An Exoskeleton For The Future Of Assembly LinesFacebook will now downrank those annoying posts that ask you to tag your friendsAI Dominated 2017. Here’s What’s Coming NextReport: Virgin Hyperloop One raises another $50 millionFrance says Amazon is abusing its dominant position against suppliersIt’s not just dead people–even “Barack Obama” urged an end to net neutrality$1.8 million worth of cryptocurrency stolen at gunpoint