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From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

LONDON (AP) — Lisa Meyer's hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and customers chat above the whirr of hairdryers.<p>Most of the time Meyer is focused on hairstyles, color trends and keeping up with appointments. But now she's worried about how …

Privacy

Surging Prices, Rates Test Demand in U.S. Housing Market

Fear of missing out may persuade Americans with an eye on buying a home to hurry their decision before it gets more expensive. But while demand shows …

How airlines can leverage in-flight audiences with big data and personalisation

Until recently, 35,000 feet was a connectivity blackspot, unreliable at the best of times, and non-existent for the rest. But as full inflight …

How much money every golfer won at the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson

PGA Tour rookie Aaron Wise was the big winner at Trinity Forest, taking the 2018 AT&T Byron Nelson title in the 50th playing of the event, but the first time it has been held at the Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, links-style design. Handling the craziness of a four-hour weather delay on Sunday, and …

Exclusive: 'Where can I buy?' - Google makes push to turn product searches into cash

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google routinely fields product queries from millions of shoppers. Now it wants to take a cut of their purchases, too.<p>The U.S. technology company is teaming up with retailers including Target Corp, Walmart Inc, Home Depot Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and Ulta …

eCommerce

Everyone You Should Watch At The Masters Not Named Tiger Or Phil

It’s Masters week, which means that it’s time to cancel your weekend plans, turn the dulcet tones of Jim Nantz’s voice up as loud as your television …

Golf

A Fast Fastball Isn’t Enough Anymore

Baseball creates an endless evolutionary cycle where hitters and pitchers battle to find an edge and maintain it. The periods where one side or the …

Anthony Rizzo

The Billion-Dollar Hacking Group Behind a String of Big Breaches

This week, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks Off 5th, and Lord & Taylor department stores—all owned by The Hudson’s Bay Company—acknowledged a data breach …

Cybersecurity

BlackBerry's going after Snapchat now. Who's next?

If you’re a social media service, then you might want to lock your doors, because it looks like BlackBerry is on the hunt. Its most recent target: Snapchat.<p>BlackBerry’s first target was Facebook, which it claimed was ripping off messaging tech it’d patented years ago. Now the company is going after …

YouTube praises employee 'acts of heroism' after shooting

Minutes after a woman opened fire on YouTube's San Bruno, California campus, employees returned to the building they'd just fled to help police …

Heroism

Spotify claims it actually had a better Weeknd than Apple Music

Counting is very, very hard<p>Yesterday, <i>The Verge</i> reported that The Weeknd’s latest album, <i>My Dear Melancholy,</i> had a very strong debut on Apple Music, pulling in 26 million streams in the first 24 hours. The lead single, “Call Out My Name” pulled in an additional 6 million streams, surpassing the 3.5 …

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Admits 'Huge Mistake' But Will Not Step Down

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted to making a “huge mistake” by failing to sufficiently consider how bad actors could abuse the social networking …

Internet

Tech companies aim for easy access over brawny security at offices

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Silicon Valley may tighten security after a shooting at the YouTube headquarters stunned the San Francisco Bay Area this week, but do not expect armed guards to take up protective posts around tech companies' campuses.<p>They want broader integration with the community rather …

Apple shares photos of new Shinjuku retail store ahead of grand opening Saturday

Coinciding with a media preview of Apple’s new retail store in Tokyo’s bustling Shinjuku shopping district, the company has shared new photos of the facility ahead of its 10 a.m. grand opening this coming Saturday.<p>We first learned that Apple Shinjuku was set to open on April 7th in March, when a …

Shinjuku

Older Americans Are Hooked On Vitamins Despite Scarce Evidence They Work

When she was a young physician, Dr. Martha Gulati noticed that many of her mentors were prescribing vitamin E and folic acid to patients. Preliminary …

Reach for *this* fruit instead of ibuprofen to ease post-workout muscle aches

When you’re training for a marathon or pushing your body hard in those HIIT classes, a post-workout ibuprofen might seem like best and fastest method …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

Travel

The insider's guide to London, England: best attractions in London, where to eat and stay, and tips - Earth's Attractions

<i>One of the most vibrant and famous European cities, London will enchant you from the first moment. As there are numerous things to do in London, here</i> …

England

You Will Be Amazed By These Free Things To Do In Vienna

Download the app with this story so you can find these locations easily.<p>Vienna is an amazing city. The architecture is as impressive as the city …

European Travel

Chicago guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Windy City

People tend to fall in love with Chicago very quickly. Visually stunning, with some of the most impressive architecture on earth, the Windy City also …

Chicago

Masters 2018: Chairman Ridley: "We do not think additional length should be the immediate or only reaction to what we continue to observe at the Masters."

Ridley suggests golf's organizations need to think beyond their own interests to solve the distance question<p>In the mind of Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley, the crux of golf’s current distance issue comes down to the 13th hole.<p>“There’s a great quote from Bobby Jones dealing specifically with …

Hyundai Motor shares slide following U.S. probe of air bag failures | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares in Hyundai Motor tumbled on Monday on a U.S. probe into why air bags failed to deploy in some of its Sonata sedans, with investors fretting about potential recall costs for the once popular cars.<p>The probe, which follows crashes that reportedly killed four people and left …

Airbags

4 Marines killed in helicopter crash in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four Marines were killed when their helicopter crashed while they were practicing desert landings in Southern California, the …

Scientists discover signs of a dozen new black holes in Milky Way

Astrophysicists have discovered signs of a dozen black holes in the inner circle of the Milky Way and believe there could be 10,000 of them. The find is a breakthrough in understanding how black holes form.<p>According to a study in the journal Nature published on Wednesday, the stellar black holes …

5 brands so strong they don't need a logo

A strong, memorable, self-contained marque just isn't enough in our increasingly multi-channel world. While logo design remains important, brands …

Papa John's was the biggest loser of the NFL's anthem-protest controversy

As the dust settles on the NFL's tumultuous 2017-2018 season, the most unexpected victim of President Donald Trump's campaign against the league is a pizza chain.<p>On Tuesday, Papa John's announced it had ended its sponsorship deal with the NFL after months of controversies and slumping sales. The …

Pizza Hut

The 5th Wave Of Branding: Brands That 'Do'

In his book, “Ogilvy on Advertising,” ad legend David Ogilvy helped pioneer the value of “emotional branding.” In “Ogilvy on Advertising in the …

Oil dips as Wall Street dives; tensions over Iran support crude | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices slipped on Monday as Wall Street slid more than 1 percent and energy market investors remained wary of growing crude supply, although tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran gave prices some support.<p>FILE PHOTO: A pump jack used to help lift crude oil from a well in …

How Kraft Used Psychology to Make Its Mac and Cheese Go Viral

Kraft Heinz recently changed its iconic mac and cheese recipe--and didn't tell anyone. Here's why that was a genius move.<p>Question: How do you change an iconic brand to which millions of Americans have an emotional attachment without causing an uproar?<p>Answer: You don't tell them it changed. (Until …

Comfort Food

Starbucks Unveils New Frappuccino Flavor; McDonald's Employees Hate All-Day Breakfast

Happy Tuesday and also happy James Beard Awards nominations day! In other vital food news today: Starbucks has a new super limited-edition beverage; chemists have figured out what gives Parmesan cheese its distinctive flavor; McDonald's workers are not so keen on all-day breakfast, and now's your …