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Some Uber employees want Kalanick back in the CEO chair

Travis Kalanick stepped down as Uber's CEO earlier this week, leaving the CEO, COO, CFO and general counsel positions open. But while he's no longer head of the company, Kalanick is far from gone. He's still a member of the board and controls the maj...
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YouTube’s 2017 lineup of Red Originals includes six new shows

Other than its innovated VR180 format and YouTube TV expansion, Google's video streaming site found time to mention its subscription package during Vidcon 2017. For 2017 the YouTube Red Originals lineup has a mix of new series on the way including an...
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Tesla is reportedly trying to build its own music streaming service

Tesla has continued to one-up its achievements as a successful proprietor of safe, green and increasingly autonomous electric vehicles. But it might venture out from the niche its carved for a much more saturated market: Streaming audio. Music indust...
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Airbnb to target wealthy customers who prefer luxury hotels

Airbnb keeps expanding its core disruption with new features to help increase its audience. The company has made it easier for business travelers to find a room with the Airbnb app and has tried its hand at tour guiding with a new activity suggestion...
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FCC proposes ‘Blue Alert’ for threats against law enforcement

During their June Open Meeting today, the FCC adopted a proposal to add an alert to the US Emergency Alert System. If enacted, the Blue Alert would notify the public of ongoing threats to law enforcement in their area through broadcast, cable, satell...
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Trump’s infrastructure proposal includes rural broadband expansion

In a speech this week given at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, President Trump said that his upcoming infrastructure plan will include expanded broadband internet access in rural areas. "I will be including a provision in our infras...
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Todoist team offers a less distracting take on Slack

Slack's team chat can be extremely helpful for coordinating with your coworkers, but it can also be supremely distracting. Do you really need a constant stream of alerts and unrelated funny GIFs when you're trying to get work done... or avoiding wor...
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Scientists may have solved a key barrier to fusion power

We've been working towards nuclear fusion, a near-limitless source of clean energy, for the past six decades, and now scientists have made a major breakthrough. A new article published in Physical Review Letters details how to solve a dangerous issue...
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Nike will team up with Amazon to fight fake kicks

Amazon has realized that counterfeit products posing as the real deal annoys consumers and dilutes trust in its marketplace. That's likely why it came down harshly on vendors last fall, requiring a hefty $1,000 to $1,500 fee and tons of paperwork to...
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Instagram gives social media influencers the benefit of the doubt

The chaos surrounding the cancelled Fyre Festival is a perfect example of how social media influencers can misguide consumers. Instagram users were led to believe they would be rubbing shoulders with supermodels like Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid in...