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Google knows (almost) everything about you, now it’s putting that knowledge to work

Google, perhaps more than any other tech giant, knows an astonishing amount about you. Your search history alone could be enough to paint a surprisingly vivid portrait of everything,...

Idaho law lets your boss sue you if you get a better job

California says that non-compete agreements are unenforceable, and that's been a huge factor in the state's growth -- in particular, it's the most likely reason that California's tech economy...

Indonesia blocks Telegram over fears of terrorist propaganda spreading on it

Indonesia has blocked popular messaging service Telegram, over concerns of radical groups using the encrypted platform to spread information in the Muslim-majority nation. The government blocked Telegram on the...

RIP: George Romero creator of “Night of the Living Dead”

George Romero was 27 when he made the zombie movie Night of the Living Dead on a $114,000 budget. He went on to make over 20 movies, many with...

Airbnb host fined for sending racist message to cancel reservation

An Airbnb host who cancelled a reservation by sending a racist comment is now paying the price. Back in February, 26-year-old law clerk Dyne Suh booked Tami Barker’s California...

Lorde clarifies that she ‘loves’ Taylor Swift after interview misunderstanding

Image: Getty Images for NARAS Many media outlets, including ours sadly, misread Lorde when she spoke Friday about her relationship with Taylor Swift. In response to reports claiming she...

Here’s what to say at your Oscar party so you sound smart

Thousands of years from now, humans will break forth from their gold shells and shower future generations with hot takes about 'La La Land.' We get it: There's too...

The 1964 Oscars had its own ‘La La Land’ moment

Sammy Davis Jr. about to flub the 1964 Oscar presentation for Best Music Score (adaptation or treatment). Long before there was Warren Beatty, Sammy Davis Jr. was the king...

I tried to write a novel in a month and now I have a...

youtubeThe novel I wrote for National Novel Writing Month is now crowdfunding with Unbound. Back in December 2015, I wrote a fairly waffling account of my attempt to write...

Schwarzenegger and Macron team up to fight climate change, troll Trump in video

French president Emmanual Macron enlisted a high-profile Donald Trump antagonist in his ongoing quest to #MakeThePlanetGreatAgain. Terminator star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger met with the French president...

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Good weather boosts booze and food sales at McColl’s, but profits halve as it...

The prolonged late spring and early summer good weather boosted sales at McColl's, with alcohol and groceries leading the way. But profits at the...

World War II veteran, 92, surprised with Honor Flight after assaulted by flag vandals...

A 92-year-old legally blind veteran who was attacked by a group of people trying to vandalize flags at the man's Texas home was surprised...

Google is preparing for the end of search

Google is getting ready for the death of search. Google recently launched a personalized news feed on the company's flagship app, and it will...

Why does this Texas county have the highest average of migrant deaths if it's not on the US-Mexico border?

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The all-women police unit set up in Jaipur, India to tackle sexual violence and harassment.

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