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James Comey will give a talk to Amazon employees next week

In a moment seemingly engineered to generate enraged tweets from the president, former FBI director James Comey will speak to Amazon employees next week as part of his ongoing book tour.<p><i>The Intercept</i> broke the news of the talk last night, and reported that it’s set for Monday at 10AM in Seattle. An …

Donald Trump

YouTube ads for hundreds of brands still running on extremist and white nationalist channels

It’s been more than a year since YouTube promised to improve controls over what content advertisers would find their ads in front of; eight months since it promised to demonetize “hateful” videos; two months since it said it would downgrade offensive channels; and yet CNN reports that ads from …

Advertising

State pension gender gap 'narrowing too slowly'

<b>Men still receive an average of £28 more a week in state pension than women despite reforms starting to narrow the gap, analysis suggests.</b><p>A retired man typically receives £154 a week, compared to £126 a week for women, according to Which?.<p>The consumer group studied official data two years after the …

Retirement

In Just 2 Words Elon Musk Gave Writing Advice Every Business Leader Should Follow

Cutting this habit from business writing can lead to higher productivity.<p>In a push for profitability at his Tesla plants, Elon Musk recently sent a detailed memo to his staff outlining a series of measures intended to help the company ramp up production scale, slash costs, and boost quality.<p>Musk …

Tesla

GoDaddy wants to help small businesses compete using AI

GoDaddy may not spring to mind as a developer of cutting-edge AI technology, but the internet company is currently employing new tech to help small businesses compete with tech giants.<p>“If you have the local bookstore that has built their website on GoDaddy, that local bookstore needs to compete …

Small Business

Here’s the 23rd batch of 500 Startups companies

500 Startups may soon be coming up on the one-year mark for the end of a tumultuous saga involving its founder, but its accelerator classes still continue to plug along — and its next batch is now getting ready to roll.<p>The firm’s 23rd batch of startups this year consists of the usual mix of …

Startups

Why all men 'should be concerned about declining testosterone'

There is a strong link between men's low levels of testosterone and having two or more chronic diseases such as arthritis, high blood pressure, and …

Chronic Disease

ProBeat: Google’s Chat is close, and yet so far

Google has a complicated plan for its messaging app disaster. The company has concluded there is no easy solution to its messaging mess, and it’s relying on corralling carriers to help. The company is getting closer and closer to a coherent strategy, which is great, but it’s years away from taking …

Chatbots

How to answer the “sell me this pen/pencil” question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

Facebook starts its facial recognition push to Europeans

Facebook users in Europe are reporting that the company has started giving them the option to turn on its controversial facial recognition technology.<p>Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook users who have reporting getting notifications asking if they want to turn …

Privacy

What New Leaders Too Often Overlook About Company Culture

Make sure your CEO knows your company's history.<p>When corporate boards hire a CEO, they do so with the company's core values in mind because CEOs dramatically influence culture, tone, and priorities. I've often said that to maintain a culture, it's best to consider promoting from within. And to …

Leadership

Want to Succeed With Micro-Influencers? This 1 Concept Holds the Key

If you want to succeed with influencer marketing in 2018, this is your ticket to ride.<p>Influencer marketing has become a powerful weapon for brands. It's fundamentally changing the way they connect with their target audiences, and global brands across every industry are using influencers to connect …

Marketing

Forget That Product You're Working On. What's Really Going to Sell in the Future Is ... Services.

"Do-it-for-me" is the next evolution of the on-demand economy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s consumers value their time more than ever. With the proliferation of on-demand apps, there is virtually no need to wait in lines or even to leave your house if you’re …

Action Movies

A secretive high-speed trader is providing college kids with a 'launch pad' to build cryptocurrency companies

Jump Trading is making cryptocurrency a big focus for its venture arm in 2018, and is bringing in college kids as part of the effort.<p>The secretive Chicago-based trading firm actively trades digital currencies, while Jump Capital, a venture capital investor, has put money into a number of crypto …

Cryptocurrency

Apple Has a Lot to Be Worried About - Yes, Even Though They Are Doing Great

A lot of people think that if the money's good, everything is fine. But that is not strategy.<p>Anticipation of Apple's earnings announcement at the beginning of next month has already ratcheted up the anxiety among investors and analysts. The worry is that the company's strategy may have started to …

Investing

This is why 5% of the global food supply never makes it to store shelves

Around a third of the world's food ends up in the garbage, and most gets thrown away long before it reaches your pantry. Losses during transit and storage are substantial, accounting for nearly 5% of the global food supply. Now, the Internet of Things promises to cut this waste by creating more …

Internet of Things

Credit card companies unite for a checkout button to take on PayPal

Even if you don't use PayPal to send money to friends, there's a good chance you've reached for their checkout button in online stores, which is tied to all of your payment information. It's simply easier than getting up and finding your wallet. Now, the major credit card companies -- Visa, …

FinTech

The psychological impact of an $11 Facebook subscription

Would being asked to pay Facebook to remove ads make you appreciate their value or resent them even more? As Facebook considers offering an ad-free subscription option, there are deeper questions than how much money it could earn. Facebook has the opportunity to let us decide how we compensate it …

Targeted Advertising

CVS Executive Hired to Run Hudson’s Bay

Hudson’s Bay Company, the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, has hired a top executive from CVS Health in an effort to transform its struggling department store business.<p>Helena Foulkes, the president of CVS’s pharmacy division, was named the chief executive of Hudson’s Bay on Monday.<p>Her …

Saks Fifth Avenue

Boeing Invests in Battery Startup to Supercharge Electric-Jet Effort

The aerospace giant is using its venture arm to try to future-proof its business.<p><b>Boeing</b> (NYSE:BA) is thriving today, thanks in part to strong demand …

The Future Of Coding Is Here, And It Threatens To Wipe Out Everything In Its Path

Chet Kapoor Contributor<p>Chet Kapoor is the chief executive of Apigee and previously served as vice president of content management and search products at IBM and VP/general manager for the integration group of BEA Systems.<p>APIs — the rules governing how software programs interact with each other — …

Internet of Things

What skills should software engineers have for the next decade?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. You</i> …

Machine Learning

How to Update Huawei P8 Lite Single SIM (ALE-L21) to Marshmallow 6.0 B605 Firmware.

Today Samsung Currently Pushing G925SKSU3DPAC Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Update to the GALAXY S6 Edge - SM-G925S on its network .<p>Follow our guide …

Ghostly ships filled with bodies arrive on Japan's shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.<p>Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found adrift or on the coast, carrying chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast guard said.<p>All the bodies were "partially skeletonized" -- …

North Korea

Why you should stop asking if a tablet can replace your laptop — and what to ask instead

It's an attractive sales pitch.<p>The simple, lightweight and touch-friendly experience we've come to love on our smartphones and tablets seems like it could do wonders for the old-fashioned computers that we use everyday to get work done with.<p>But the advent of this new class of hybrid PC-tablet …

IPad Pro

Samsung’s new Exynos 8890 SoC tops all benchmark results on AnTuTu

There’s a chance that Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S7 flagship will be powered by the company’s in-house Exynos 8890 SoC. Just recently, the chipset …

Scientists catch black hole swallowing star, burping a bit back out

Astronomers have caught black holes in the act of murdering stars before. But a study published Thursday in Science claims to have caught a step in …

Science has a weird and fascinating theory about male eating habits

Ladies, how many times have we watched, our mouths agape, as our male companions hork down an extra large cheese pizza with a side of garlic knots?</i> …

Psychology

FBI Tracking At Least 48 High Risk ISIS Suspects

<b>By Catherine Herridge, Fox News</b><p>With as many as 1,000 active cases, Fox News has learned at least 48 ISIS suspects are considered so high risk that the FBI is using its elite tracking squads known as the mobile surveillance teams or MST to track them domestically.<p>“There is a very significant number …

Girl Can't Get Personalized Nutella Jar Because Her Name Is Isis

As if being a little girl named “Isis” in this day and age isn't hard enough, now even Nutella has a problem with her name.<p>The Australian 5-year-old’s aunt tried to buy five personalized jars of the chocolate-hazelnut spread for her nephew Odhinn and her niece Isis at a department store in New …

Nutella