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Hawaii just passed a law to make the state carbon neutral by 2045“Monsanto” is deadBreaking: Rue La La acquires Gilt GroupeHoward Schultz is stepping down as Starbucks’ executive chairBuilding a mobile service from scratchMacOS Mojave brings dark mode, better privacy, and more iOS ideasMonica Lewinsky just sub-tweeted Bill Clinton for his non-apologyThe Apple TV is light on updates at WWDCThe Apple Watch is getting a huge update with watchOS 5Apple’s plan to make its design less addictiveGroup FaceTime is coming to iOS 12 with support for up to 32 peopleApple’s latest Animoji: YouiOS 12 introduces new features to help you curb your iPhone addictionStarbucks anti-bias training didn’t make it any more popular on social media36 years late, Illinois just ratified the Equal Rights AmendmentU.S. soccer fans are interested in horror movies and pet insuranceSiri wants to automate your life with “Shortcuts”Apple’s updated Photos app will suggest friends to share pictures withSCOTUS-approved anti-LGBT bakery has quite the Yelp page right nowNo, the Supreme Court didn’t actually legalize discrimination todayApple just debuted a really, really useful app for designApple wants to replace your tape measures with an iPhoneThe key to veteran health may be a new kind of troop buildingiOS 12 is designed to improve performance on older PhonesMcDonald’s introducing self-serve kiosks that don’t need minimum wageYou gave your notice, and your boss gives a counteroffer. Now what?Why Hulu matters so much in the Disney-Comcast fight over FoxAmazon’s market cap now exceeds $800B5 alternatives to try when traditional goal-setting methods don’t workHow Apple (and Google, too) could help fix fake newsSnøhetta is building a restaurant beneath the North SeaPeople seem to think Alaska Airlines is the best American airline“Widows” trailer: Viola Davis learns how to get away with robberyTwitter suspended a reporter over a joke, but not his threat-making trollsWhat if we killed the job interview?Want to make great art? Stop making artWe’ve been going about learning new skills all wrongHow California’s architecture became the world’s craziestA brief history of diversity trainingSpaceX delays plans to orbit tourists around the moonBlack plastic is killing the planet. It’s time to stop using itIt’s time to step away from the shiny objectFacebook has reportedly been sharing user data with phone makers for agesMicrosoft is acquiring GitHubIf you stain this shirt, you can have it recycled into a new oneThe open-source, private cloud alternatives to Dropbox and SlackAre you ready to accept that shampoo is terrible for your hair?Why don’t more apps work with Siri?As Google quits controversial Project Maven, mystery deepens over role of other tech firmsRex Tillerson’s failures should send corporate leaders soul searchingWWDC 2018 should be Siri’s time to shineJ.Crew under fire for promoting boy in a feminist T-shirtThis audio installation lets you hear a city breatheWhole Foods launches a wellness-inspired home goods shopHere are 5 questions designed to improve nonprofits’ advocacy workCVS, Dow Chemical: We will no longer contribute to Trump dark money group tied to racist viewsThink shoes can’t get uglier? Check out these fanny pack slidesBare-knuckle fighting makes its fully legal return after 130 yearsHere’s the glaring difference between Marvel and DC action scenesWhat needs fixing in U.S. cities? Ask the mayorsGoogle Groups could be leaking a lot of informationLyft is closing in on a potential acquisition bike-share company Motivate, report saysHow the director of “Upgrade” made a sleek sci-fi movie on a shoestringFinally a good use for drones—hands-free umbrellasFacebook is finally killing off its trending news sectionMicrosoft’s HoloLens can help the blind navigate buildingsMay’s top leadership stories cover bad storytelling and handy carry-on bagsThis androgynous underwear brand is exploding, while Victoria’s Secret tanksHow Apple can get developers fired up about the Apple Watch againHere are the worst excuses for not putting women on corporate boardsHere are the U.S. cities that have banned plastic straws so farManagers, don’t make these mistakes when you onboard your new hireHere’s the thing about the word “c**t”J.Crew’s plotting a comeback, but we’re skeptical that it will workThe cloud is so 2017. Here comes “the fog”Pentagram designed an identity that never stops changing94 new movies, TV shows, albums, and books you must check out this monthHere’s the least helpful graduation advice of 2018Top 5 ads of the week: LeBron’s tattoo, Budweiser’s Google searchApple’s biggest event of the year is looking unusually quietTeens are ditching Facebook like madWalmart is offering employees a college education for $1 a dayLeaked emails show Google was worried military AI work would be revealedHere’s yet another business benefit of hiring refugeesChipotle is quietly staging a comebackThis startup is rebranding vaginal care as fun and coolThe $10 trillion opportunity to disrupt constructionCorporate donors funding Trump dark money group tied to racist viewsThe director of the film made for Starbucks employees explains his aimStudy: shoppers are ready to shop exclusively online14 more billionaires sign the Giving PledgeWalmart is launching a same-day, text-order delivery serviceFacebook’s algorithm change had an impact on politicians, but not the ones you thinkWill new vitamins study hurt (the very many) supplement startups?How to help immigrant children: 9 things you can do for separated families right nowSilicon Valley’s company towns are doomedUber just tried to recruit the woman who helped bring down Travis KalanickSingapore Airlines announces take-off of world’s longest commercial flightCan the U.S. meet the goals of the Paris deal–despite Trump?The ad industry wants student ideas to help fight gun violenceDonald Trump is considering pardoning Martha StewartThere were 3.1 million electric vehicles on the road in 2017What Starbucks anti-bias training day was like, according to employeesHow to get back on track when you’re having an unproductive dayImportant reminder: racism is worse than colorful languageHow to request a lateral transfer without offending your bossWorker-owned co-ops are coming for the digital gig economyNew Nike flashback celebrates LeBron’s eighth NBA Finals in a rowMajor League Soccer teams with R/GA on new start-up tech searchFive ways Blockchain could disrupt the sharing economy’s disruptersIrony alert: Planned Parenthood asks Trump administration to halt staff unionizing3D-printed corneas are real and they’re spec-tacularKathy Griffin sounds off on the anniversary of her infamous photoPlot twist: GDPR is actually helping Google’s ad businessHow the remains of a Brutalist icon incited a global debateThese are the best and worst states for jobs in 2018Can crypto currencies make fundraising less sexist?Trade wars, part two: U.S. to impose tariffs on steel, aluminum from EU, Canada, MexicoThis drone can shoot video of your car on the goHello Alfred, the in-home assistant service, snags $40 millionModern Fertility announces new at-home hormone testWhy architects make the best photographersIs Tom Peters’s long-running “excellence” gospel burning us out?The cold logic of digital displays made visceral–with ferrofluidsSoftBank is investing billions in GM’s self-driving car divisionRIP, minimalism. Retro logos are back!Twitter is blocking users who signed up when they were underageThe future of web design doesn’t involve computers at allThe West Bank now has 3G–can it boost the Palestinian tech sector?Trump may ban German luxury carmakers nextApple stopped approving updates for Telegram due to Russian pressureAlibaba vice chairman: A lot of Americans want to hold China backViviana Vila was fired off TV in 2016. Now she’s calling the World CupToo broke to own a home? These startups will fund your American DreamUber and Waymo are discussing a driverless car partnershipThe best advice from 2018 commencement speechesCelebrity beloved outerwear brand Canada Goose takes flight in ChinaCalifornia’s strict data breach law moves forwardExclusive: Ro Khanna’s letter calling for AT&T CEO to explain why he hired CohenWatch Apple’s WWDC keynote livestream with usThe Team Behind The Panama Papers Turns Its Focus On West AfricaWhat do millennial parents want? No more gendered, cutesy-slogan clothingCalifornia’s tough net neutrality bill is almost halfway to lawApple Music steps closer to becoming a record label–and why not?Men are shifting their giving from nonprofits to social enterprisesHere are all 294 slides of Mary Meeker’s internet trends reportChatting with Chvrches about creativity: “Don’t pussyfoot around”iHeartMedia is launching a scripted podcast for teensMicrosoft is now worth more than GoogleAmbien just delivered an epic clapback to RoseanneLet this story of a wedding out of tragedy warm your cold, cold heartTrump weighs in on Roseanne and makes the moment about himselfThe spectacular emptiness of Roseanne Barr’s apologyFour hidden reasons you might be rambling at workTwitter, Facebook, Google are getting heat from investors over content moderationThese tech companies have the most stressed-out workersThe threat of “weaponized A.I.” is tearing Google apartThe one question you should ask when you’re given vague instructionsThis paper can save exhausted beesThis well-known productivity advice is actually pretty bad“American Fiasco” could only be a podcast about the U.S. at World Cup ’98JAB Holdings now owns your favorite sandwiches (and donuts and coffee)5 key insights from the world’s most enduring brandsWomen’s coworking space The Wing is expanding into mediaFrom armor to icon: How women’s suits became cool againArby’s new font is just as gross as you’d imagineHow to trick your brain into not getting boredThe Waymo-Uber case is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to trade secrets lawsuitsFertility tracker Ava just announced a significant round of fundingSolar is starting to replace the largest coal plant in the western U.S.An ode to the lost golden age of PC designBye, Chrome: Why I’m switching to Firefox and you should tooAmazon’s Prime-Whole Foods discount begins its nationwide expansionMI6 is trying to shake its James Bond problem with this videoNorth Korea might allow a Western hamburger chain in the countryFacebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: “We were late on fake news”Tesla on Autopilot crashes into parked police carDandelion’s new system is designed to popularize geothermal heatHow YA author Jason Reynolds turned his adolescent anger into best-selling poetryHow Reese Witherspoon is flipping the script on HollywoodHow Tonl’s Joshua Kissi uses stock photography to combat stereotypesTelfar Clemens creates fashion “for everyone,” from the runway to the grill stationParkland teens discuss the next stage of their gun-control missionWhy Reese Witherspoon is on the cover of Fast CompanyReese Witherspoon is creating new space for women in entertainmentMeet the woman who deserves a thumbs up for Apple Pay’s growthFor ensuring that the bleat goes onHow we selected the 100 Most Creative People in Business for 2018From “Moonlight” to Wakanda: production designer Hannah Beachler’s playbookMeet the costume designer for your favorite apocalyptic TV showsThe Parkland students led America beyond thoughts and prayers—and they’re just getting startedHow Disney is turning women from across the company into codersMeet the duo who make Amazon GoFlocabulary is revolutionizing the way kids learn, beat by beatHow Lyft’s creative messaging is driving rapid growthThanks to Alma Har’el, more women are shooting major commercialsEmpty storefronts? This entrepreneur sees them as half fullThese researchers found an easier way to teach robots houseworkI tried out Apple’s new HomePod features. Here’s what I learnedFormer Wieden+Kennedy execs launch new digital creative agencyAtari cofounder Ted Dabney, who helped bring us Pong, has diedSan Francisco’s city attorney wants data on Uber drivers and how much they’re getting paidSnap’s SVP of engineering responds to claims that the company has a “toxic” and “sexist” cultureFrom Sephora to Barney’s, retailers bet on the nebulous wellness industryCalifornia votes on its own net neutrality rules todayABC cancels “Roseanne” reboot after Roseanne Barr’s racist tweetNissan is cutting its American production by 20%Serena Williams’s return to tennis sparks a maternity leave debateA travel company just launched all-vegan toursNew report reveals more gender imbalance in the legal industryZac Posen’s new Delta uniforms are the ultimate high-performance outfitsYou’ve got a promotion, but you want to leave your job. Now what?Purdue Pharma knew its opioids were being abused, per new reportLeading women architects protest harassment and inequityWith new updates, Apple’s HomePod is ready to take on Sonos nowListen to this cult hit podcast about growing up in a cultBlack-owned coffee shops to try while Starbucks is closed todayUber introduces 911 button, plus other safety featuresPapua New Guinea is banning Facebook for a monthEA Sports predicts France will win the 2018 World Cup in RussiaThe best way to use all those 5 minutes of downtime every dayEvery kids’ toy should double as a pillowOur obsession with performance data is killing performanceThis AI has synesthesiaThe next cutting-edge fabrication technology is . . . zippers?Exclusive: Weather app Poncho has been acquired by a boutique beverage companyHere’s what Starbucks employees will be learning about bias todayStates are trying new tech to detect cyber-meddling in electionsAI can use social media to predict when protests will go violentIdeo redesigns the dreaded annual reviewAmerica’s design community comes into its ownAll 2019 iPhones will reportedly have OLED displaysAll U.S. Starbucks stores will close this afternoon for anti-bias trainingUnilever transformed its old office park into an ultra-sustainable HQThis tiny drone with a tiny brain is smart enough to fly itselfCloud security: The reason hackers have it so easy will infuriate youThese are the three things to invest in to build employee loyaltyInformal workers make up half the workforce of developing cities