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Paul Allen, 1953-2018: Microsoft’s cofounder and so much moreEndeavor working to unwind $400 million investment deal with Saudi ArabiaWhy Jeff Bezos is moonstruck to predict a trillion people living in spaceThere is no middle ground if we have deep disagreements about factsHere’s what we know so far about Jamal Khashoggi’s Apple WatchBig data determines that post-disaster aid doesn’t go to the people who most need itYou can buy Anki’s Vector robot helper nowCEOs: Ask these 4 questions rather than buy a ping-pong table for your officeFuboTV is still streaming TV’s underdog, but it’s growingEd Sheeran paid more U.K. tax last year than Starbucks or AmazonHow a transgender Google engineer fights prejudice with empathyWant a healthier digital life? Try building your own smartphoneTrump denies making the million-dollar offer to Elizabeth Warren he definitely madeReady to fix climate change now? It’s going to make the price of beer skyrocketHow a feminist security engineer helped kick off this wave of tech worker activism5 signs you need to rethink your careerThe secret history of Ctrl+Alt+DelHow a socialist coder became a voice for engineers standing up to managementThe 5G effectAdobe is building the Photoshop for AR (it’s called Photoshop)The long, long wait for Photoshop on the iPad ends next yearThis is what it’s like to be one of the few Hispanic women leading a company in 2018Codes of ethics probably don’t workPalm’s progress: The rise, fall—and rebirth—of a legendary brandHitting RefreshWhy Uber Eats hires former wait staff for tech jobsStand down skeptics: Wineglass shape really does matterSteph Curry and the new Palm want you to forget your phoneApple is donating 1,000 watches for a binge eating studyEco-friendly, 3D-printed modular sunglasses? Yes, pleaseCan Knix win the $12 billion underwear wars?How tech workers became activists, leading a resistance movement that is shaking up Silicon ValleyA timeline of values-based employee resistance movementsVox’s “Future Perfect” wants to explain it allStephen Hawking’s final papers predict the future will be super-rich superhumans versus regular humansHere are all the media sponsors pulling out of Saudi conference after journalist’s disappearanceGoFundMe seems to have taken down a page for “homeless” Pete DavidsonApple reportedly buys music platform “able to find the next Justin Bieber”Google is talking to Flipkart about launching its “shopping” tab in IndiaSears files for bankruptcy as the retail apocalypse continues apaceThese adorable attachments can turn anything into a smart gadgetFormer lead Google+ designer goes on epic tweetstorm about the serviceMeghan Markle is pregnantExperiencing these three things? You’re dealing with an office bullyThe Pod Save America TV show is not going to save democracy–or even your Friday nightsHow to cultivate emotional resilience at workHow to watch ABC’s “Being Melania” without a TVWhy Damien Chazelle chose one of the most politically radical songs in history for “First Man”The Conners proves Roseanne will not be missedThis turkey company wants to convince you that turkey is deliciousChilling new details reveal intimate personal data stolen by Facebook hackersZum, an Uber-like service for kids, is expanding—and parents can’t waitAway’s cofounder: Do less to achieve moreMarc Benioff just Twitter-shamed Jack Dorsey over San Francisco’s homeless tax planLockheed Martin’s new job interview is a 14-foot-tall black box and a near-impossible aerospace equationIf you plan to eat Skittles in 2019, be carefulIke Barinholtz’s film “The Oath” tries to bridge the political divideHow to help Hurricane Michael victims: 15 things you can do right nowCan a typeface help your memory?Anki’s best-selling toy bot just got a whole lot smarterReport: Turkey claims to have recording of Jamal Khashoggi’s killing by SaudisWhy designers should stay in the “problem space” as long as possibleYet another royal wedding: 5 memorable moments from Princess Eugenie’s big dayHidden algorithms could already be helping compute your fateBeware the AI delusionConsider these costs before hiring a new employeeSee what U.S. bills would look like with all women on themMeet the Warby Parker alternative that’s offering $60 prescription lensesThis eerie visualization tracks space junk across the night skyCan screen time replace the warmth of a hug? Prisons make a big push on devices9 Productivity experts on how you can finally beat distractions and get everything doneTop 5 ads of the week: Monica Lewinsky embraces insults, and is Ted Cruz Texas tough?How to deal when your boss plays favoritesSee a bizarre robot make a building out of loose rocks and stringWhy the cooperative model needs to be at the heart of our new economyWatch Princess Eugenie marry Jack BrooksbankPantone’s latest colors are the ultimate sign of the timesWhy leaning in has not worked for women of colorWhatsApp has a literal road show in India to warn about the spread of fake newsA new Ikea report is an unsettling look at life in the 21st centuryBeto O’Rourke’s and Ted Cruz’s battle for Texas is the podcast America needs right nowCan we have both efficient self-driving cars and walkable, livable communities?Instagram might make you tap through posts instead of scrollingYou don’t have much time left to get a $7,500 tax credit on a TeslaThis terrifying robot can chase you up the stairs and follow you into your nightmaresThe Trump EPA’s watered-down emissions standards will make us less healthy and less wealthyThe City of London is kicking cars off half its roads20 states have now banned the death penalty–here they areAllbirds will bring some eco-friendly sneakers into the world with $50M in new fundingPeter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old” brings color and sound to WWI footageHow online sleuths are trying to solve the Jamal Khashoggi mysteryAmazon ushers in Alexa’s Xbox controls with a free Echo Dot dealExclusive Audio: “Reply All” explores what happens when the NYPD got a crime-fighting computerCelebrate National Coming Out Day by coming out on FacebookReport: Amazon wants robots that can do the work of warehouse pickersNetflix had 676 hours of new content in Q3 of 2018, but it’s not all for youSorry, but men use passive language as much as womenFacebook combines Messenger and Groups, invents the chat roomThe architect of California’s sweeping new privacy law warns of Big Tech’s revengeHow to hire for a position you’ve never held beforeHow the Beatles got their famous logoThe Obama Foundation and GoFundMe have joined forces to empower girlsOne of the sexual assault charges against Harvey Weinstein was just droppedColin Kaepernick wants to get his face and afro trademarkedWatch the Soyuz MS-10 rocket launch failureGenius and Apple Music are teaming up to make karaoke that much easierShenzhen is building a mile-long superhighway for treesDo these 8 things every day to be happier and filled with less regretHow a real Apollo astronaut helped First Man shoot the moonPocket will now read the internet aloud to youThe 5 people you must have in your networkUber and Lyft are everything that’s right and wrong with design todayGo inside Moog’s new polyphonic synthesizer and live-streaming websiteThis is how to harness your pessimism as a force for goodDesign will kill marketing, says Ikea’s former design chiefPeople who grow up with books have better math and digital communication skillsMicrosoft just open-sourced 60,000 of its patentsBitcoin and ethereum are tanking after yesterday’s stock sell-offIn two months, Ikea sold 1 million of its new veggie hot dogsHow a Middle East startup took on Uber—and woniPhone owners won’t have to pay to watch Apple’s original programmingEFF: Epson tricking customers with fake software update to reject third-party inkIt’s International Day of the Girl–Here are 5 ways to get involvedRazer’s new phone takes a defiant stand against notchesSNL hires its first female directing duo with Hannah Levy and Adriana RoblesHope you liked “A Star Is Born,” because that kind of movie is dead in HollywoodAmazon’s hiring AI may have weeded out women: ReportApple Watch may shed light on mysterious disappearance of Saudi journo“Outlander” will improve your sex life, according to Amazon PrimeTo battle Netflix and Disney, AT&T readies a giant HBO-fused streaming service25 reasons to play hooky and come to the Fast Company Innovation FestivalThese award-winning gun control campaigns show how to creatively take on the gun lobbyThe “Waffle House Index” is in full effect for Hurricane MichaelCan mushrooms be the platform we build the future on?LinkedIn’s newest tools feature diversity insights for hiring managersYour mean-spirited Instagram photos may not survive this new anti-cyberbully AIWhat no one has told you about how to land a promotionTrump is inspiring a renaissance of biting political caricatureGoogle’s melding of Chromebooks and Android is still a messYou’ll never believe what millennials killed this timeOnline voting bugs could let hackers flip an election, say expertsThese airlines are waiving fees before Hurricane Michael strikesHow to navigate the four most common circumstances that working parents faceWaze is launching its carpool service nationallyFor beauty guru Jackie Aina, diversity isn’t just a buzzwordMonths after sexual harassment allegations, Richard Meier is outWhen you should keep your goals to yourselfExclusive: Uber and Girlboss want to help fund women-owned startups–maybe yoursThe craziest projects from a conference on experimental UI8 warning signs that you’re in a career rut (and how to get out)Mozilla’s ambitious plan to teach coders not to be evilThese women entrepreneurs faced gender bias from their own employeesHurricane Michael live cam: updates, tracking resources as storm makes landfallJapanese officials are no longer investigating AirbnbReport: Uber is looking to snag a $1.5B bond salePour one out for the barefoot runner traversing a sea of acornsThis bike-shaped laser projection warns cars that you’re comingSnap is making whatever comes after TVActivist investor Bill Ackman is engaged to rockstar professor Neri OxmanMore details about Apple’s new iPad Pro models emergeDyson’s latest product is a $550 hair curlerAmerican Airlines had to cancel 2,100 flights due to Hurricane Florence–here’s the impactHow the economics of ideas and climate earned pair a Nobel PrizeBig nonprofit funders love making groups compete for cashFacebook Workplace is finding users outside the bubbleSecurity takes center stage at Google’s hardware eventSaudi megacity abruptly removed Jony Ive’s name from its advisory boardGoogle’s new Pixel Stand charger is quietly brilliantBankruptcy is a powerful tool for fighting predatory bills. This app helps you do it for freeWhat I learned about resilience when my cofounder got sickHere’s what Google just announced at its Pixel hardware eventApple users still getting phone calls from tech support scammersHere’s what happens when 112 inspiring Bumble users take over NYCWhy four states were kicked out of Miss AmericaHow to watch the American Music Awards without a TVBuilding a better annuityCheck out Richard Linklater’s tough new anti-Ted Cruz adNavigating the culture of nowThis buy-one-give-one for meals wants to take over the restaurant industryKanye is lunching with Trump at the White House because that’s where we are in 2018The Pixel 3’s coolest features have nothing to do with the phoneThese are the skills you need to work with automationSeriously, stop using these 25 terrible passwordsMeet Krewe, the eyewear brand that New Orleans (and Beyoncé) builtHow higher minimum wages could keep people out of prisonHow to stop wasting your life watching TV and do something worthwhile with your downtimeDon’t send an email without doing these three thingsAmazon’s Alexa will ride along in Anki’s Vector robotThere’s even a Warby Parker of towels nowWhat the healthcare industry could learn from Lyft and AirbnbThis is how you can disagree with senior management and keep your job3 ways to track Hurricane MichaelThe future of web design is less, not moreVirgin Galactic will be in space in “weeks not months,” says BransonMicrosoft is investing in Singapore-based ride-sharing giant GrabGoogle won’t bid on $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing dealThese photos of flood victims tell the human story of climate changeVenture capitalists are throwing billions at the future of carsTo save a forest threatened by mining, this startup offered to buy it