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Facebook wants to stop clickbait. (And you won't believe how they're doing it)

Stepping up its battle against much-reviled (but effective) ‘clickbait’ headlines in its newsfeed, Facebook has instituted an algorithm that weeds out the worst<p>Facebook is escalating its war on “clickbait” headlines by instituting a new system on its newsfeed that will weed out misleading and …

Whack-a-mole between Netflix and VPN services has begun

The arms race between Netflix and people who want to watch videos only available in other countries has begun. Last week, Netflix announced its plans …

Mark Cuban says he met with Steve Ballmer about Clippers' DeAndre Jordan

It had to be more than a bit awkward, Steve Ballmer milling about in a Las Vegas ballroom with Mark Cuban only days after the Clippers won a bizarre, back-and-forth battle for prized free agent DeAndre Jordan.<p>Cuban described the initial exchange between the NBA team owners as "more than a little …


USA Defeats Germany to Advance to Women’s World Cup Final


Same-sex marriage is legal. Here's what it means for couples

The Supreme Court extended the right to marry to same-sex couples nationwide in a landmark ruling on Friday.<p>It's more than a civil rights victory for LGBT couples across the country, it's a financial win.<p>The court on this same day in 2013 struck down a law that prevented the federal government from …



Cooking Crustaceans, Plus the Condiments That Go With Them

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>From weekends at the shore to mega-blockbuster movies in an overly air conditioned theater, some things are best enjoyed during the …

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to retain Rome Masters title

When Roger Federer said on the eve of his 39th match against Novak Djokovic, “He’s not Rafa Nadal”, he must have suspected his hubris would come back to haunt him. On Sunday afternoon it did.<p>Djokovic in no way resembles the current incarnation of Nadal, although Federer claimed he was referring to …

Line’s User-Generated Sticker Market Made $75M During Its First Year

Last May, messaging app Line launched its Creators Market, a platform that lets all users make and sell stickers. Now Line has disclosed how the platform performed during its freshman year (a followup to its six-month report released in November).<p>Between May 8, 2014, when stickers first became …


15 Pictures That Will Change The Way You See The World

A selection from the amazing finalists of the's 12th annual photo contest.