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"The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"/VortexEverybody's been talking about the tech bubble for the last few years. But in 2015 the talk peaked, as private company valuations grew to the point where Facebook's $1 billion acquisition of 13-person company Instagram...
From: Business Insider | By: Matt Rosoff | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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(Reuters) - Stumping for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tinder is getting some women banned from the online dating app after sending campaign messages to prospective matches. Two women - one from Iowa and the other from New Jersey...
From: Lemondrop | By: Sam Levine | Friday, February 5, 2016
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It goes without saying, but digital address books are great. You have instant access to all of your contacts, and your brother’s phone number is just a few keystrokes away. But just as you can misplace your real-world address book, you can just as...
From: Macworld | By: Nick Mediati | Friday, February 5, 2016
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“I sometimes don’t give this woman the credit she is due." The post Dad’s Heartwarming Tribute to Fiancée Sends Important Reminder to All Couples with Kids appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Elise Sole | Friday, February 5, 2016
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"It was embarrassing, humiliating.” The post Breastfeeding Mom Told to “Cover Up” on Flight After Passenger Complains appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Jennifer O'Neill | Friday, February 5, 2016
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This week on the Political Gabfest’s Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss former Yahoo Editor Gregory Anderson’s lawsuit against the company over his recent firing. At the center of the case is Yahoo’s...
From: Slate | By: Emily Bazelon | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Japan has a variety of whacky treats for this Valentine's Day, including monstrous cookies and "poisoned" apples.
From: Japan Times | By: Tom Hanaway | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Chicago Cubs and defending NL CY Young award winner Jake Arrieta avoided arbitration late Friday night, agreeing to a $10.7 million salary for the 2016 season. The Associated Press first reported the agreement, also noting it to be the largest one-year...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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After MLB commissioner Rob Manfred emphatically rejected Pete Rose's bid for reinstatement, it appears the all-time hit king could care less now about protecting his image.   In a local Las Vegas ad scheduled to air during Sunday's Super Bowl, Rose...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Vancouver Canucks coach Willie Desjardins laughs when he’s asked if he can recall if any of his teams at any level missed the playoffs with him as a head coach. “I missed one year in Japan. That’s the only year I ever missed,” said Desjardins...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Josh Cooper | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Your browser does not support iframes. Kevin Kiermaier probably slept like a hibernating bear Thursday night after attempting to eat a a steak that likely weighed more than the bat he swings during the season. Kiermaier took on an eating challenge for...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kyle Ringo | Friday, February 5, 2016
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In our Homer History series, writers re-tell the stories of memorable home runs from their perspective. In this installment, Yahoo Sports fantasy writer Scott Pianowski recalls Reggie Jackson's incredible Game 6 of the 1977 World Series. “Oh, what...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Scott Pianowski | Friday, February 5, 2016
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This post 2016 Global Economic Turmoil Is Just The Beginning appeared first on Daily Reckoning. As bad as the month of January was for the global economy, the truth is that the rest of 2016 promises to be much worse. The global economy is in crisis,...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: Michael Snyder | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts has a bright baseball future ahead of him. The 23-year-old broke out last season, slashing .291/.341/.479 while playing a strong center field. Betts even managed to pick up two down ballot MVP votes for his efforts....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Friday, February 5, 2016
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by Jason Chen All eyes likely will be on the Lightning-Penguins matchup Friday night, with two teams trying to salvage their seasons after disappointing starts. The Penguins are finally heading in the right direction with four consecutive wins, and Sidney...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Before he became one of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball, a multimillionaire and a Cy Young Award winner, David Price was a young man with big dreams growing up in Murfreesboro, Tenn. He returned to that community Thursday to give a little...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kyle Ringo | Friday, February 5, 2016
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The best week of John Scott’s life continued on Friday when his wife, Danielle, gave birth to twin girls, Estelle and Sofia, which she announced on social media. They're GIRLS!! 👑 Our hearts and hands are overflowing with love for these two, they're...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Friday, February 5, 2016
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During the 2015 playoffs, we saw an uptick in coaches ordering the intentional away-from-the-ball fouling of bricklaying free-throw shooters, like the Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan and the Houston Rockets' Dwight Howard, to short-circuit their...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Friday, February 5, 2016
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A few weeks ago I bought several pairs of socks. I needed socks. I've needed socks for quite some time. And so I thought I would capitalize on a a great sale. High quality, fun coloured socks for a mere $3.23. Cha. Ching. Except that's not how the story...
From: AOL Television | By: Chris Enns | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Last week, Cleantech Group named Enlightened, Inc. in its 2015 Global Cleantech 100 list. This isn’t the only award the company received for its digital sensor and analytics platform, which has made commercial buildings smarter and greener. Enlightened...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Robyn Purchia | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Sports Illustrated is releasing a new app Thursday that emphasizes video and prioritizes SI’s stable of well-known writers over scores and other real-time information. After users open a video in the SI app, they can scroll down and the video minimizes...
From: Nieman Journalism Lab | By: Joseph Lichterman | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The cost-cutting is designed to save about $400 million annually to help offset a steep decline in the Internet company's net revenue this year.
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Ex-employee Gregory Anderson filed suit against Yahoo on Monday. Mr. Anderson claims that Yahoo implemented anti-male discriminatory practices and an unfair employee rating system in its employment decisions....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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There is a Japanese proverb, 武士は食わねど高楊子、of which literal translation is “Samurai uses (show off) a toothpick, even he hasn’t eaten meal,” meaning a Samurai glories in his honorable poverty. I’m curious to know if there is...
From: English Stack Exchange | By: Yoichi Oishi | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Yahoo! Games, former juggernaut of the casual gaming space, is shutting down alongside massive downsizing across the rest of the company. The post Yahoo Games Has Passed Away at Just 13 appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Jake Muncy | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer has a brilliant plan for upping the ailing company’s morale, a Jedi-level mind trick that’s bound to make sacked employees feel better about their fates. The New York Times reports: Ms. Mayer has steadfastly refused to use...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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The head of search is leaving, and his replacement signals the way forward
From: Time | By: Victor Luckerson | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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On this week’s Hang Up and Listen Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca welcome editor of the Yahoo blog Puck Daddy, Greg Wyshynski. Greg is also known as co-host of the beloved SportsNet hockey podcast Marek vs....
From: Slate | By: Stefan Fatsis | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Yahoo had high hopes for Tumblr when it bought the blogging platform for $1.1 billion in 2013, but it hasn't lived up to its expectations. The troubled company has lowered its valuation to $760 million, down $230 million from its previous $990 millio......
From: Engadget | By: Mariella Moon | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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If it’s been a few years since you breastfed, you may want to revisit your old taxes again and see if you can still get a deduction. The post What Breastfeeding Moms Can Write Off on Their Taxes appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Rachel Grumman Bender | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Nick Jonas heads out of Craig’s Restaurant after grabbing dinner with some family and friends on Wednesday night (February 3) in West Hollywood, Calif. The 23-year-old singer/actor was joined by his older brother Joe. Nick was recently rumored to be...
From: Just Jared | By: Just Jared | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Iowa State Sen. Mark Chelgren, R-Ottumwa, still feels disrespected by the antics of the Stanford band during the halftime of the Rose Bowl, and he wants one of the most prestigious universities in the world to apologize. Chelgren introduced a bill Wednesday...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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A man is suing Yahoo for gender discrimination -- and his claim might not be as absurd as it sounds. Discriminating against men just because they're male is as illegal as discrimination against women for being female. That's not this lawsuit's only point: it...
From: AOL Television | By: Shane Ferro | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The New York Times Company relied on digital growth and some price increases to offset its print business declining — and it worked, at least, this quarter. The newspaper of record reported earnings per share (EPS) of $0.31 on a diluted basis, or...
From: The Wrap | By: Tony Maglio | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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TOP STORIES LIBYA, THE NEXT ISIS FRONT? "President Obama is being pressed by some of his top national security aides to approve the use of American military power in Libya to open up another front against the Islamic State." [NYT] OBAMA CALLS FOR BETTER...
From: Parent Dish | By: Lauren Weber | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Stephen Curry entered Wednesday's meeting with the Washington Wizards on what is, for him, something of a cold run. The NBA's leading scorer at 29.4 points per game, Curry had averaged just 16.7 points over the Golden State Warriors' last three contests,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Dan Devine | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Jonny Gomes won a World Series title in 2015 and made a stirring victory speech during the Kansas City Royals' parade and celebration, but he will lace it up with a new team in 2016. In fact, he will lace it up in a new country. According to Ken Rosenthal...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Scott Polacek | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Tom Brady was just chatting with Derek Jeter, one mega-celebrity chewing the fat with the other, when Brady offered up his true candor on the AFC championship loss to the Denver Broncos. “[This season] ended a few weeks too early,” Brady said in...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Eric Edholm | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Numerous reporters and columnists have been fired or forced out at CBS Sports in recent years.
From: The Big Lead | By: Jason McIntyre | Wednesday, February 3, 2016
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Oregon running back Thomas Tyner is done playing football. The school announced Friday that Tyner had elected to medically retire after he missed the 2015 season with a shoulder injury. “We thank Thomas and wish him well,” Oregon coach Mark Helfrich...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Who is head of the class in the National Hockey League?  The Washington Capitals are getting a serious challenge from the Chicago Blackhawks, but have Joel Quenneville's defending champs finally caught them? And is there any way for the Columbus Blue...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Yahoo Sports Staff | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Hey, hey, it’s the Monkees, and they may be coming to a town near you. Remember those silly, yet handsome guys who made beautiful music together and literally got stars in their eyes when they looked at a girl? Well, they are back, a little older but...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Kim Brandow | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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An old foe with a new name took the title away from Cupertino. Also, Yahoo's looking at yet another big shake-up....
From: CNET | By: Iyaz Akhtar | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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The Kings are weighing the dismissal of coach George Karl, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
From: Rotoworld | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Daily news and links for 2/05/16 TEAM TALK Andy Hart and Paul Perillo debate which team they will be rooting for on Sunday. Teammate Showdown: Chandler Jones vs. Rob Gronkowski. Who knows more about the other? LOCAL LINKS Miguel Benzan (PatsFans) Projecting...
From: Pats Pulpit | By: Marima | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Bruno Mars has confirmed that he will be making an appearance during the Super Bowl half time show according to Yahoo. The show’s main act, Coldplay, had been rumored to want to share the stage with both Bruno and Beyonce for Super Bowl 50’s half...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Shayla D | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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No. 1 Star: William Karlsson, Columbus Blue Jackets Karlsson scored midway through the second and early in the third period as the Blue Jackets edged the Calgary Flames 2-1. Joonas Korpisalo made 30 saves and won for the fourth time in five starts. Coming...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Jimmy Butler was in the middle of dominating Friday night’s Chicago Bulls/Denver Nuggets game, working with 18 points and five assists, mostly culled off of fearless drives to the hoop. With just over a minute left in the half, however, he took yet...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Kelly Dwyer | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Two days after saying he didn't like changes to Waste Management Phoenix Open host TPC Scottsdale and that he only was playing in the event because three of his sponsors were nearby, Bubba Watson said he was sorry. "I used the wrong words," Watson said...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Ryan Ballengee | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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