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A former YouTube content moderator sued the platform for failing to protect her mental health after she was forced to watch graphic and disturbing videos.
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People seem to be getting more interested in the International Space Station in recent months. There’s talk of a new venture that would host a reality TV show. The winner of that reality TV show would be sent to the ISS in orbit above the earth. The television production company pushing the contest is called Space Hero LLC. It announced … Continue reading
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Here are the top media and advertising stories from Business Insider for September 18.
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You can cancel your Instacart order for free as long as you cancel it before your Instacart shopper starts shopping.
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Mark Perry, an economics professor, wasn't quick to blame the fires or COVID-19. Perry told Business Insider there's been an outbound trend for years.
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From 2009-2016, diesel Sprinter vans and Mercedes-Benz cars were emissions cheats.
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Perhaps it will help boost smartphone sales or perhaps it will simply make LG’s brand more memorable in the smartphone market. Either way, it seems that LG is moving to establish itself as the mobile market’s daring out-of-the-box thinker, at least as far as its new Project Explorer line of phones are concerned. With the LG Wing and its swiveling … Continue reading
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While employees at companies like Twitter and VMware can work remotely on a permanent basis, they could face a pay cut for leaving the Bay Area.
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After launching in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, NearForm's app based on Apple and Google technology is arriving in some US states next month.
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Rea Ann Silva is the creator of the Beautyblender, the egg-shaped makeup sponge that changed the game. We spoke with her about how she created it.
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Look at these pictures. This could be you — bombing around the Italian Dolomite Alps on your Lamborghini bicycle.
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Is Walmart+ worth it for you? We've put the 3 initial benefits together so you can make the judgment call.
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The feature will eventually extend to a variety of sporting and music events.
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The steel structure looks out over the place where Ötzi the Iceman, one of the world's most famous mummies, was encased in ice for 5,300 years.
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It's going to be hard to build smartphones without chips or displays.
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Joe Biden hopes to win over Latino voters in Florida, but recent polling data shows Donald Trump has made gains among this demographic.
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Financial services has been a dynamic area of transformation due to innovations in payments systems, and rethinking the structure of banking itself.
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The problem with these two alternatives is that you need to constantly buy more charcoal or refill a gas tank to use them. This is where a good electric grill comes in handy. I was cooking on medium, or four bars, and gave it nine minutes, which was plenty of time. I also like that the heating element keeps the grill at an even temperature so you can use the whole surface for cooking. I live in Michigan, where it's unpleasant to grill outside in the colder months. I wash the grill in my sink with a non-abrasive sponge and a mild detergent.
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(University of California - San Diego) Unprecedented analysis of proteins and metabolites in patient serum provides new biomarkers associated with a patient's risk of dying from Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
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There are a few notable tech improvements, too.
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The Postal Service is in financial turmoil and pleading for a bailout. Some of those problems go back to the very way the service is defined.
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Photo by Kena Betancur/VIEWpress via Getty Images Walmart says it’s partnering with Microsoft on a potential TikTok deal. The retailer is pitching the partnership as a way for it to expand its advertising business and grow its third-party marketplace. It comes as reports suggest Microsoft is close to finalizing a deal with TikTok, that could be announced in the coming days. “The way TikTok has integrated e-commerce and advertising capabilities in other markets is a clear benefit to creators and users in those markets,” says a Walmart spokesperson in a statement to CNBC. “We believe a potential relationship with TikTok US in partnership with Microsoft could add this key functionality and provide Walmart with an important way for us to reach and serve omnichannel customers as well as grow... Continue reading…
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(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) Non-edible plants are a promising alternative to crude oil, but their heterogenous composition can be a challenge to producing high yields of useful products. Scientists from EPFL, the University of Cambridge, and the Bern University of Applied Sciences have developed a platform that combines different microorganisms that can make a dramatic difference.
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The popular Pokémon X & Y feature comes to the game alongside new events
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$233.4 billion. That’s how much analyst firm IDC said the world spent on cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) in 2019. It sounds like a lot of money, right? According to a quick Internet search, $233 billion is how much China plans to spend on defense. It’s now much Bill Gates could save by “reinventing the toilet.” And it’s how much the meeting industry expects to lose due to the pandemic curtailing travel.To read this article in full, please click here
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Searching for the next great show to watch? Here are some of the best Netflix has to offer.
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(Science For Life Laboratory) The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) funds 200 MSEK to four research centers that will focus on finding solutions to some of the UN Agenda 2030 goals. SciLifeLab Fellows Paul Hudson (KTH) and Alexey Amunts (Stockholm University) have been selected, together with project-leader Åsa Strand and Alizee Malnoe (Umeå University), to set up one of the centers.
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Here’s what’s been happening in the energy industry this week.
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