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Uber gets hit with first lawsuit since it dropped forced arbitrationMobileye’s self-driving Ford runs a red light in Jerusalem demoAs luggage startups drop like flies, Away beefs up with 249 jobsElon Musk says you won’t be able to order the $35K Model 3 anytime soonThere are only 24 women leading Fortune 500 companiesDesigners and developers unionize against AppleZunum Aero’s electric airplane just got its first customerShonda Rhimes and Tyra Banks skim TheSkimm—and are now funding itThe royal wedding portraits are delightfully traditionalWhy is the royal family website downplaying Meghan Markle’s acting career?Report: Lyft has electric scooters on its mindBarack and Michelle Obama are officially in business with NetflixSteve Mnuchin hopes the DOJ will take “a serious look” at internet monopoliesThree signs you’re wasting your time at workWith iZettle acquisition, PayPal looks to block Square’s overseas ambitionsThis is what it took for me to quit a job I hatedThese are the books Bill Gates says to read this summerYou’ve probably been hiring the wrong kind of data scientistI teach refugees to map their worldBBC hypes World Cup with a stunning 600-frame tapestry animationYou’re a bad listener: Here’s how to remember what people sayKelly Clarkson proposes “a moment of action” on guns at the Billboard Music AwardsRabbit Town: the selfie-themed museum accused of plagiarizing its artNYPD is investigating Mario Batali, who was plotting a comebackThis social-science research technique doubles as a networking hackCreativity Unlocked: A FastCo. Works PodcastAmid the cloud giants, small providers find their nicheReviewed: Ikea’s $25 hoodieMoleskine’s productivity app is as addictive as its notebooksGig workers: You’re probably making less than you thinkThe self-driving car revolution needs . . . rental car companies?Mark Zuckerberg’s closed-door meeting with EU will now be live-streamedThe enduring mythology of the whiz kidMore U.S. businesses are becoming worker co-ops: Here’s whyA teen monitoring app has leaked thousands of Apple IDsMicrosoft buys Semantic Machines to push its AI ambitions forwardData from genealogy website GEDmatch has caught another wanted criminalThis new tech could help publishers move past Facebook dependencyAnd The Engaged Cities Awards Go To . . .Billboard Music Awards live stream 2018: How to watch the BBMAs online without a TVWhy the electric Jaguar at the royal wedding was a symbolic step forwardVCs say these startup metrics don’t really matterCalling all wine snobs: China is coming for youCord and Tish bring much-needed nonsense to the royal weddingWatch Bishop Michael Curry’s rousing royal wedding sermonThe 10 most memorable moments from Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding4 ways Harry and Meghan’s royal wedding day broke with traditionThe reporter who exposed Theranos tells investors how to spot another Elizabeth HolmesHollywood VIPs turned out en force for the royal weddingMeghan Markle opts for a simple, classic royal wedding dress4 ways to show curiosity in job interviews (and why you need to)Royal wedding live stream 2018: How to watch the Harry-Meghan nuptials onlineMaybe introducing Google Duplex at I/O wasn’t such a hot ideaHere are all the best Royal Wedding drinking games in one handy listTexas Lt. Gov. blames school doors for shootings; Twitter disagreesMarriott is going all-in on experiencesMeet the producer in charge of the official Royal Wedding albumThis devastating map shows every school shooting since 1999–and it will keep updatingHow to build a bike-share system for people of all abilitiesCan Disney/Pixar find a #MeToo middle ground with a John Lasseter comeback?Email—yes, email—is the next great media platformFrom Spain to Thailand, Airbnb hits road bumps overseas, but still scores some winsSuzanne Scott, Fox News’s new CEO, has a mixed record on gender issuesJennifer Aniston is POTUS and Tig Notaro FLOTUS in Netflix comedyThese U.S. cities are attracting the most jobseekersScientists are using drunk mice to test a miracle hangover cureHow to use your “useless” graduate degree to find a nonacademic jobTo help Palestinian protesters, this Facebook fundraiser raised over $1M in 3 daysWarning: This Melissa McCarthy movie has super graphic muppet sexLife after getting swallowed by an $8 billion companyLime is the first bike share to reach a Native American communityYou’re going to flub that joke in your presentation. Try this insteadTom Wolfe in 1972: “Logos are strictly a vanity industry”Onboarding tips for your new hire’s first day, week, and monthExclusive: Raden’s founder explains why his smart luggage startup shutteredSeth Meyers has a radical new way to do breaking news on his showHey Alexa, what time is the royal wedding? Harry-Meghan trivia floods digital assistantsSee the world’s most iconic paintings with the people erasedYour guide to surviving the first months of unemploymentCare about gender equality? Ask hiring managers these 5 questionsThis sandbox lets you terraform planets with your bare handsThis 12K video of a New York flyover is all you need to watch todayThis seed-to-sale cannabis platform wants to be the PayPal of potWhat to do on 15-, 30-, and 60-minute breaks to boost productivityCambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy in the U.S.Baidu just lost Lu Qi, its leading AI expertQueer Eye’s Bobby Berk: You’re designing your house wrongElon Musk: Boring Company’s L.A. “Loop” tunnel system will cost $1/rideThis logo is like an “organic” sticker for algorithmsTop 5 ads of the week: Spotify’s horror and Fox Sports’ summerApple’s HomePod only takes fourth place in smart speaker raceThe FDA just approved the first drug designed to prevent migrainesBill Gates has some scary anecdotes about Donald TrumpNorth Korea distributed apps on Google Play to spy on defectorsDid IBM just come up with a way to solve traffic congestion?Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp plug-in is spying on journalistsUrban bridges need to make more room for bikes and pedestriansHow a free web demo exposed millions of Americans’ real-time locationsDon’t be afraid of these hallucinating MIT dronesPluralsight IPO follows in Dropbox’s footsteps with first-day popThis startup wants babies around the globe to have safer skincareDeadpool is even having fun with metadata on a Trolli candy siteOh, no! Laurel-Yanny may be losing the great battle of the viral memesCuomo’s MTA will “review” Cynthia Nixon’s NYC subway T-shirts for trademark misuseThe best (and worst) 5-word career advice Twitter is giving gradsHow better branding is pushing Kenyan teens to use contraceptionThis Royal Wedding AI is a reverse image search for rich peopleWhy the royal wedding is a bigger deal on Pinterest than FacebookFacebook, Uber, Wells Fargo, and the new wave of Apology AdsBitcoin is unsustainable, and we now have peer-reviewed proofDeadpool hijacked the DVD covers of 16 movies sold at WalmartThanks to AI, you may not have to pay attention to conference calls anymoreAI pioneer tells Elon Musk: Don’t fear the robot takeoverGetty is trying to bring disability inclusion to stock photosThe epic “Planet or Plastic?” Nat Geo cover is just the beginningWhat riding in the Hyperloop’s first class will be likeLISTEN: How VC Nick Hanauer’s outrage over income inequality was shaped by his experiences as a kidTesla may have to raise $10B by 2020, says Goldman Sachs analystRobert Downey Jr. will host a YouTube Red series about AIRussian-speaking hackers behind attacks on MyEtherWallet, Amazon DNS: report3 simple steps that stop you from being a pushoverScentbird sniffs out $18.6M to make subscription fragrance a thingTwo surfers designed a hotel on wheels for following wavesExclusive: Google’s new plan to help designers make more accessible products10 questions to ask to find your perfect coworking spaceApple is selling hardware in a software worldTry this 48-hour productivity sprint when you’re behind at workDesigner James Carpenter puts Apple’s glass fetish to shameeBay’s new feature finds the products you might actually buyWant to thrive in the future of work? Practice scientific thinkingThe future of branding? The third dimensionYouTube is getting ready to launch two new subscription servicesAmbient Lit: The ambitious project to redesign fiction for phonesThe machines have taught themselves to make Mario levelsUber is airing TV ads with its CEO to help improve its reputationFormer Uber exec who obtained medical records of rape victim may sue UberNorth Korea is selling facial recognition tech to unwitting companiesThis cult womenswear brand steals some tricks from the boysHow to redesign the Bay Area to fight future climate disastersAlexa’s secret superpower: Making you more productive at workWill the EU’s tough new data law impact your business? Ask this botMicrosoft is quietly changing the way we work, againExclusive: WeWork’s WeGrow acquires education startup MissionUOnePlus just joined the notch brigade with its new smartphoneLawyer who went on racist rant is reviewed online–as a Mexican restaurantHow Alphabet plans to keep hackers away from this year’s electionAudible can now read you a goodnight story at InterContinental HotelsToday’s net neutrality Senate victory was symbolic. Maybe now the real fight can resumeJack Dorsey says Walmart and McDonald’s are top merchants on Square’s Cash AppUber’s new mantra is “do the right thing.” Employment lawyers are still waiting“Big Tech” foe George Soros just stocked up on Tesla, Amazon, and NetflixTwitter crowdsourced the identity of a viral racist in mere hoursNew Yeti film profiles Brooklyn’s Hometown BBQ owner Billy DurneyPlease send us your poopKamarq, the “Netflix of furniture,” pulls designs amid plagiarism scandalMark Zuckerberg finally agrees to appear before the European ParliamentDeutsche Bank: Facebook’s biggest GDPR risk is a flood of lawsuitsOne of the most popular royal wedding tweets was fake newsRandi Zuckerberg thinks burnout is a “lifestyle” problem. It’s not.This common mind-set is killing your job searchThis miraculous AR toothbrush could put an end to your toddler’s toothy tantrumsReport: cellphone companies may be selling your exact location in real timeThis is how I talked to my kids about losing my jobYou can literally watch the Laurel-Yanny debate spread around the world in 24 hoursWhy Trump’s desire to bail out Chinese tech giant ZTE is so alarmingWhat critics are saying about “Solo: A Star Wars Story” so farThis new edible packaging is grown from kombuchaWhat firefighters can teach us about how our brains handle stressWatch Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie testify before the SenateDeadpool interrupted Colbert’s monologue to do some Trump jokesThe hidden cost of our obsession with luxury livingWhy a $120 million fine can’t stop the “insane” growth of phone spamThis mobile lactation pod isn’t as crazy as it soundsThese are the most important minutes of any meeting“Deadpool 2” marketing strategy somehow lives up to sequel’s hypeExclusive: See the ads celebrating female pleasure that the MTA bannedInstagram is rolling out a time-management tool for Instagram addictsWhole Foods is selling home decor nowMicrosoft plans to take on iPad with low-cost Surface tabletsRoyal wedding poll: Who should pay for Harry and Meghan? And who really cares?I let Gmail’s new AI write my pointless emails for meAmazon Prime members now get 10% off at Whole FoodsFor ride-hail drivers, the future is paved with low wages and more gig workThis is what’s wrong with your emailsHow to design a fascinator fit for a royal weddingThis kit for making medical tests can be put together like LegosDeepMind AI taught itself to navigate a maze like a mammalThis algorithm is quickly clearing old marijuana convictions in San FranciscoLyft cofounder John Zimmer never ever wants to ride in an UberMeet the Georgia Tech robot that is learning how to help people get dressedIs a stronger social mission what Apple is missing?ZTE is just the first of a list of trade demands that China gave to TrumpTesla Model 3 production will “quite likely” exceed 500 cars per day this weekThis new beer is developed specifically for breast cancer patientsDirecTV Now got tired of being a streaming bundle without a cloud DVRWatch a Tesla Model X tow a giant Qantas Airways Dreamliner for a good causeEmployers like EY and IBM are now hiring workers without college degreesWhy Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker rejects conventional wisdom on data and privacyHarry and Meghan are the diplomatic dream team the world needsHome Depot’s decades-long history of blaming the weather for poor performance15 questions to ask every job candidate for managerial rolesTom Wolfe has passed away: Here’s some of his best quotes…BAM!!!If America really wants to drain the swamp, take a good look at AT&TAmerican Airlines says no more snakes on a plane—or goats or ferrets or spidersRevealed: Mystery $1M inaugural donation linked to Trump judicial adviserThomas Markle: 5 things to know about Meghan’s dad and possible royal wedding no-showHow I got the attention of senior leaders when I was a tempHow Stoli Group got Hans Zimmer and Rachel Morrison for its new ad campaignA Sichuan Airlines co-pilot was sucked halfway out of a cockpit windowSpike Lee goes on an epic, profanity-laced Trump rant at Cannes5 emotionally intelligent ways to inspire your team every single dayHow Good Eggs came back from the brink–and plans take on AmazonFacebook’s latest transparency move is showing you how much objectionable content it removesSpotify hypes freemium upgrades with its largest ad campaign everExclusive: Airbnb’s new font holds the secret to design’s futureJeff Bezos to workers everywhere: You’ll all work for Amazon soonMicrosoft will give its Surface Hub screen a new twist in 2019Adobe is releasing a free XD plan to win the UX design warsGoogle and Facebook are now tantalizingly close to solving VRTim Cook told Trump China tariffs were the wrong policyStudy: Twentysomething startup founders are the least likely to succeedBuilding the next great coffee company from the grounds upThe real reason fancy British hats are called “fascinators”What is GDPR, and why should designers care?Can this new privately funded train reshape transit in Florida?Uber ends forced arbitration agreements of sexual assault claimsUber now lets you rate your driver mid-tripAmazon Go cashier-less stores are coming to Chicago and San FranciscoThis cult plus-size brand believes inclusivity means making smaller sizesThe $25 billion question: Is Harry Potter a blessing or a curse for AT&T TimeWarner?Amazon makes vague threat after Seattle passes new “head tax”Google’s AI is learning to navigate like humans