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'Infinity War' teaser puts Avengers, Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy together at last

Marvel has thrown down the gauntlet.<p><i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> has started production at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, where Robert Downey Jr., Tom …

J.K. Rowling calls out Piers Morgan after he claims he's never read 'Harry Potter'

Piers Morgan, a man who has always had trouble with criticism, responded to a brutal Saturday burn from J.K. Rowling by saying he's "never read a …

Donald Trump has his day in 'The People's Court' on 'SNL'

On <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Alec Baldwin's Donald Trump made good on his — and his press secretary's — promise to see the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals …

Trump says he might give travel ban a tweak or a makeover

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he might give his refugee and immigration travel ban a second try, either as a revision or as a new …

Badass ballerina Misty Copeland rebuts Under Armour CEO's praise of Trump

After Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank called President Donald Trump a "real asset to the country" on Tuesday, backlash from consumers online was as …

Donald Trump

Wind power is now the top clean energy source in the U.S.

Wind power now claims the top spot on America's clean energy ladder.<p>Turbines have overtaken hydropower dams as the largest single source of U.S. …

RankScience wants to replace your SEO staff

The dark art of search engine optimization could be next in line for software-powered automation — potentially putting hundreds of thousands of ‘SEO consultants’ out of a job.<p>At least that’s the scenario sketched by RankScience, a YC-backed startup just graduating from accelerator’s winter 2017 …

Customers

Hootsuite acquires AdEspresso as it moves into paid content, social ads

Hootsuite, the startup and platform that lets marketers manage a company’s interactions across a range of social media networks, is getting into the business of paid content. Today, it is announcing that it has acquired AdEspresso, a company that has built a set of tools to create, A-B test, and …

Social Media

Facebook employees to get 20 days off for family bereavement

Facebook says it is extending its bereavement policies and will also allow employees paid time off when a family member is sick.<p>The Menlo Park, California, company said Tuesday that its employees will now get up to 20 days paid leave to grieve for an immediate family member and up to 10 days to …

Under Armour CEO endorses Trump, Twitter users endorse shopping elsewhere

Amid growing consumer backlash against corporations that associate with Donald Trump, at least one business leader isn't shy about his support of the …

Twitter’s diversity chief is leaving after one year

Jeffrey Siminoff departs at the end of the month<p>Twitter’s executive exodus marches on unabated. At the end of the month, diversity chief Jeffrey Siminoff is leaving the company, the company confirmed to <i>The Verge</i>. Siminoff joined back in December 2015, having been the director of Worldwide Inclusion …

Watch the exciting 'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Super Bowl spot

Welcome to the frickin' <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i>.<p>A new trailer (above) for volume two of the Marvel smash dropped during the Super Bowl on Sunday.<p>It …

Guardians of the Galaxy

Coke ran an old diversity-themed commercial before the Super Bowl, and people are mad

People are seeing politics everywhere this Super Bowl.<p>Coca-Cola ran a commercial just before kickoff that celebrated the diversity of the American …

Advertising

Airbnb Super Bowl ad takes a dig at Trump with a beautiful message

Airbnb has taken a subtle political stance against President Trump's travel ban with a Super Bowl ad that contains a simple but effective message of …

Mysterious 'Guardians of the Galaxy' newcomer Mantis hits everyone in the feels

<i>Editor's note</i><i>: This is the first in a weeklong series of interviews from an April visit to the set of</i> Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 <i>that will focus</i> …

Veterans group has some advice for Donald Trump in powerful new video

A veterans' group took their powerful message to Donald Trump right where they knew he'd see it: during the morning TV shows.<p>VoteVets.org released an …

Iman Shumpert sprained his ankle trying to defend Bradley Beal’s vicious step-back move

Kevin Love's foot was also involved<p>In the third quarter of this close Cavs-Wizards matchup, Bradley Beal decided to use this move on Iman Shumpert:<p>If you can look closely, you can see that Shumpert’s ankles got caught up with Kevin Love’s foot.<p>That’s still a smooth move by Beal at the end of the …

Patriots' McCourty won't attend Super Bowl trip to White House

It hasn't taken long for Donald Trump to prevent more athletes than ever before from attending their congratulatory trip to the White House.<p>With New …

Donald Trump

Airbnb's Super Bowl Ad Was Created at Break Neck Pace

What do you do when you want to send a powerful message of inclusion to the world in the face of President Trump's immigration ban?<p>For Airbnb, the answer was to buy a Super Bowl advertisement.<p>Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky said the Super Bowl spot was purchased Thursday morning. The footage used in the …

Over half of the world's internet traffic isn't coming from humans

When you think of the web, you often imagine people on the other end of a power button. Mobile phones, laptop computers, and large pipes bridge us with each of the corner globe, but humans aren’t all that the internet serves to connect.<p>According to a new report from Imperva, more than half of all …

Bots

97 companies file opposition to Trump’s immigration order

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies filed an amicus brief tonight voicing opposition to President Trump’s executive order on immigration on the grounds that it is discriminatory and has a negative impact on business.<p>The companies filed their brief in a case brought by …

Immigration

Homeland Security suspends travel ban

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's government moved swiftly Saturday to comply with a federal judge's order halting his travel ban -- even as Trump himself denounced the judge -- but readied its legal defense of the controversial executive action.<p>The Department of Homeland Security …

7 meaningful ways to celebrate Black History Month

While black excellence deserves to be celebrated every day, Black History Month offers a dedicated time to pay attention to the power and resilience …

Black History

State Dept. reverses visa revocations, allows banned travelers to enter U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security complied with a judge’s orders Saturday and stopped enforcing President Trump’s controversial entry ban, and the fast-moving legal dispute over the president’s powers could land at the nation’s highest court.<p>On Saturday evening, Trump administration lawyers filed …

Immigration

US judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban nationwide

SEATTLE (AP) — A U.S. judge on Friday imposed a nationwide hold on President Donald Trump's ban on travelers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, siding with two states that had challenged the executive order that has launched legal battles across the country.<p>U.S. District …

Immigration

'Sharknado 5' is here to destroy the world

As if the world didn't have enough to worry about, Syfy has greenlit <i>Sharknado 5</i>, and this time, the fish-flinging action is going fin-ternational. …

The #BodegaStrike is giving New Yorkers all the feels

Grabbing a pack of gum on the way back from the subway Thursday won't be easy as normal for New Yorkers. But they aren’t getting mad — instead, …

Bill de Blasio

#DeleteUber reportedly led 200,000 people to delete their accounts

That is... a lot of accounts<p>As part of the widespread #DeleteUber protest that erupted on social media over the last week, more than 200,000 Uber accounts were deleted, according to a report from <i>The New York Times</i>. The size and scale of the protest is immense, and the mounting pressure was what led …