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Alphabet reports strong Q2, tainted somewhat by massive EU fineReport: Streaming TV companies are losing money on cheap “skinny bundles”French school to kids: Wear this tracking device or pay a $12 fineAmazon adds simple EQ control to Echo devicesForbes deleted its controversial article about Amazon replacing librariesTrump’s embassy in Jerusalem will cost $21M more than he claimedTrump’s Iran tweet quickly and deservedly became an ALL-CAPS memeDistrust of science isn’t just about left vs. rightR. Kelly addresses sex cult and pedophilia allegations in new song “I Admit”3D-scanning tech at airports could mean the end of strict liquid limitsUber whistleblower Susan Fowler Rigetti is the newest New York Times hireInclude these things in your resume to get the recruiter’s attentionTronc to New York Daily News: Drop dead!Why you’re not using enough gestures in your presentationsThe surprising link between your politics and what you buyIkea is going smallAmazon stock drops after Trump’s angry antitrust threatsDesign parking garages so they can easily become housingRitz Crackers salmonella recall: 6 products to avoid right nowGabba gabba, huh? Target seems to embrace gentrification chic with tone deaf NYC displayThis AR business card is way cooler than your flimsy cardUse this 15-minute checklist to prepare for a job interviewAmazon’s new feature is a DIYer’s dreamThe strange origins of your favorite companies’ namesACLU’s new app live-streams immigration encountersThis interactive map shows how fishing is killing sharksA very short guide to the most creative part of your brainA glimpse inside the world’s artificial citiesTesla asked suppliers for money back to boost profitabilityWhy Club Monaco is stealing tricks from scrappy startupsSpaceX Hyperloop pod competition winner smashes speed recordUber has suspended a driver after he secretly live-streamed passengersForbes suggested Amazon should replace libraries, and people aren’t having itMaster your meetings with these 8 essential calendar tipsSnapchat is shutting down SnapcashHow to watch Shark Week 2018 live without cableThree hacks to help your brain learn stuff fasterHow a small worker-owned trust could transform agricultural labor for decadesHow to use Slack to onboard new hiresAmiga, Warhol, Debbie Harry: The ultimate 1980s tech keynoteJames Gunn, Roseanne Barr, and Disney’s apparent Twitter myopiaFacebook suspends firm founded by researcher behind its election studySamsung continues its tired tradition of knocking Apple in TV adsCorporations’ green promises are often undermined by their lobbyingRaw turkey salmonella outbreak: Here’s what the CDC says you need to knowThe AI revolution will be led by toasters, not droidsThe four-day work week is good for businessBitcoin’s price spiked this week, and this time it didn’t immediately crashThe Missouri duck boat tragedy could set off an industry-wide call for safer boatsDaveed Diggs wants to represent “as many aspects of blackness as possible”While you were mad at Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook stock reached a record highWhy Bill Gates backed a $30 million fight against Alzheimer’sWatch the future of manufacturing emerge from a giant vat of gelPlan your new hire’s next job from the moment they start. Here’s howA whole bunch of tortilla chips spontaneously combustedMamma Mia! ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus reveals how the band keeps growing its empireHow everything–everything–changed for Netflix this weekEvery 2016 presidential campaign operation was cyber attacked, says security providerWhat to say when you get blamed for things that aren’t your faultYes, Nike’s $250 Vaporfly shoes really can make you fasterDelete your accountThe amount of Thai cave rescue movies in the works is ridiculousGive your LinkedIn profile a complete makeover in under an hourThis is the world’s most beautiful TV news setAutodesk’s Lego model-building robot is the future of manufacturingComcast is totally okay with you not having an Xfinity set-top box3 questions that will help you regain momentum when you’re stuckWhy the cable box needs to die (or at least radically evolve)Apple Watch, Fitbit could feel cost of U.S. tariffsTop 5 ads of the week: Nike celebrates France, Netflix at the mallFacebook, Google, Microsoft, and Twitter team up for Data Transfer ProjectTrump is threatening to put a tariff on every Chinese goodThis small fashion startup has big plans to save the planetA simple solution to help cities fight overheating: more treesSlack made work sound cool. Can it keep up the illusion?WhatsApp to limit message forwarding to stop the spread of fake newsThis map shows how bad income inequality is in your stateCoastal cities are already suffering from “climate gentrification”Why the world loves “Fortnite” and I don’tMicrosoft’s solid Q4 bolstered by strong Xbox, Surface numbersReport: The Trump campaign basically taught Facebook how to use its own ad platformEquinox and SoulCycle are launching a talent agency for fitness influencersReport: Amazon “temporarily killed all international traffic” to deal with Prime Day outage“Don’t count Russia out,” experts warn on election hacking amid relative calmNo, GMA: Donating vacation time isn’t a “trendy” gift. It’s a sign of crisis“Me Too” founder Tarana Burke is joining Match Group’s new sexual assault advisory boardAlphabet’s Loon internet balloons will fly to Kenya by 2019Chance The Rapper bought a media company and announced it in a songReport: Google could have an Android replacement ready by 2023Why RAICES just refused a $250,000 donation from SalesforceDo job training programs work? Wrong questionSchools can now get free facial recognition software to track studentsComcast lets Disney win the 21st Century Fox bidding warThey built a $20k house–now they want to fix the housing systemWhy security company Cloudflare is protecting U.S. election sites for freeA glimpse into the uncanny world of robot-made fine artThese red flags will make hiring managers question youThe Volcker Rule is on track to be gutted, and workers should worryPatient neglect kills. This AI could help stop itThis is the real secret to protecting your work friendshipsWatch: Google’s AI boss focuses on ethics in wake of Project Maven controversyWatch: ESPN’s ESPYs give “Sister Survivors” the Arthur Ashe Courage AwardA universal basic income is far away–but it can still inspire new ideasYour next hotel room may be smarter than youShould you invite your coworkers to your wedding?Ideo and Swarovski reimagine the art of lightingHere’s the final nail in the coffin of open plan officesHow to negotiate anything–from people who have done itFortnite servers down: Fans ruffled, confused by extended maintenance downtimeSoftBank and Didi team up for ride-hailing hopes in JapanHere’s the speech Nixon would have made if Apollo 11 astronauts got stranded on the moonChinese bikeshare company Ofo is laying off most of its U.S. staffExclusive: Inside Beyond Meat’s innovative future food labSiri’s last cofounder and Apple’s head of search have left the companyUndercover video shows Facebook is loath to delete toxic contentThe FCC just sent another bad signal to Sinclair over its Tribune bidCorning’s tough new Gorilla Glass 6 is coming to a phone near youThe American clean beauty market is growing. Crop wants a piece of itApple iCloud account data in China is now hosted by a state-run company (Updated)Elon Musk, AI leaders pledge not to develop “killer robots”Mark Zuckerberg seems to think people can deny the holocaust in good faithUber just hired its first-ever chief privacy officerThese are the worst cities for finding a jobThese 5 great ads for good causes were made by college studentsSummer camps are using face recognition to keep track of camper photosForget retirement, most older workers are looking for these jobsBrand WTF of the Week: Papa John playing the batsh*t blame gameLessons in fearless creativity from composer Max RichterThe 5 best veggie dogs to enjoy on National Hot Dog DayIs union-busting Tesla the best hope to rebuild the middle class?Introverts, here’s how to make friends at a new jobBecause algorithms can’t do everything, Netflix discovers the humble sidebarWhy employees say these companies have figured out flexible workNationwide wireless speed test gives T-Mobile and Verizon bragging rightsWine pairing may be the best Alexa skill ever inventedBuzzFeed unveils a sophisticated new lookBlue Origin launch live stream: How to watch the Mannequin Skywalker testThis one tiny word is minimizing your impact at workLife found a way for this 25-foot Jeff Goldblum statue in LondonI tried to fall asleep in the Dreamery, Casper’s new nap barThe struggle to be America’s 1st Native American congresswomanHow P&G found the insight behind its Emmy-nominated ad “The Talk”VR and power tools: What could go wrong?This is what work will look like in 2100Scientists are speeding up evolution to build climate change resistanceA bleak portrait of Trump’s failed Atlantic City kingdomJames Comey is urging Americans to vote for Dems in midterm electionsThe EU is hitting Google with a $5 billion fine over Android dominanceElon Musk apologizes for calling Thailand cave diver a “pedo”Blueprints for 3D-printed guns will soon hit the webWhy Google defined a new discipline to help humans make decisionsThis Twitterbot keeps you up-to-date on fires burning near youThe “for sale” sign gets its first major makeover in nearly 50 yearsAmazon orders new sci-fi series based on some dystopian paintingsWith its CEO’s exit, Nest’s reintegration into Google is completeVC guy urges Elon Musk to calm the f*ck downA repeat of 2002? Walmart may be looking to copy Netflix againFacebook can never stop fake news, and still be FacebookHow this baseball power fan plans to visit every MLB stadium in 35 daysGoogle’s blob emojis are back, a year after they were redesignedMeet the Silicon Valley socialists who are pushing a tech worker uprisingNew York’s new discounted bikeshare is the next step toward equityThe man behind Fusion Media, Isaac Lee, is leaving UnivisionStudy: Climate change could kill your internet in 15 yearsThe IRS just made it easier for high-profile Americans to hide their political donationsStudy: Male film critics outnumber women two to oneJupiter has an “oddball” moon and we can relateThis island nation is making the fastest-ever shift to renewablesYouTube commenters are a bunch of happy “Panda” lovers, according to emoji usageEnergy drinks get a healthy makeover with help from MatchaBarWith new hires, Facebook insists that it’s not stealing too much talent from academiaHow to jazz up your average job applicationIn the age of Trump, children’s books are part of the resistanceGirl Scouts can now earn badges in cybersecurity and space science“Treasonable doubt”: late-night TV reacts to the Trump-Putin summitNever use these 8 phrases on Slack if you want to be taken seriouslyIssa Rae’s new ad continues Covergirl’s search for new femininityThese sunscreen startups cater to long-ignored minoritiesThis clever app lets Amazon Alexa read sign languageThe end of Victoria’s Secret: Why analysts and readers say the brand is on its last laceExclusive: SoFi teams up with Ladder to offer revamped life insuranceMake your Venmo transactions private. SeriouslyHow to make your anxiety work for you instead of against youThis is your brain on Cirque du SoleilGive yourself a performance review right now. Here’s howExclusive: Starbucks and McDonald’s team up to rethink cupsWhy bad technology dominates our lives, according to Don NormanAmazon insists its Polish workers are not strikingWalmart and Microsoft team up against Amazon in cloud techUber’s brilliant new Spotlight tool makes pickups easierHow Orangetheory grew to dominate the boutique fitness industryHere’s how much space U.S. cities waste on parkingWhat if your grocery orders were prepared in a tiny robot warehouse?Check out this amazing visual of U.S. arms exports from 1950 to 2017Five million Americans will ditch pay TV this year, new study says13 reasons why Netflix’s disappointing quarter merits scrutiny