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How I Like to Spend $100 at Trader Joe's

I willingly make grocery shopping harder on myself by visiting at least four different places every week: the farmers market (for local, seasonal produce), Zingerman's (for cheese and bread and coffee), a higher-end grocery store (for any non-seasonal produce needs or specialty ingredients), and …

Trader Joe's

Twitter sues US government over order to unmask anti-Trump account

Twitter has dropped the lawsuit it filed against the US government the previous day, after an order forcing it to reveal the identity of an anonymous anti-Trump account was withdrawn.<p>The @ALT_uscis account, which has over 120,000 followers, is dedicated to attacking Donald Trump's immigration …

Donald Trump

YouTube removes ads from channels with less than 10k views

YouTube is moving to restrict ads to channels that only have 10,000 lifetime views or more. It says this move will protect content creators — and probably advertisers as well.<p>The company opened its YouTube Partner Program (YPP) to everyone in 2007. Anyone could apply to have their videos monetized, …

Pierce Brosnan opens up on losing wife, daughter to ovarian cancer

Pierce Brosnan has a hard time looking at the world with a glass half full after losing his first wife and daughter to ovarian cancer.<p>The actor opened up to Esquire about the tragedies that changed his life forever.<p>"I don't look at the cup as half full, believe me," the actor told Esquire. "The …

Cancer

AOL and Yahoo plan to call themselves by a new name after the Verizon deal closes: Oath

That new name is Oath, sources tell Business Insider.<p>In a deal that was announced in July, Verizon will acquire Yahoo's core internet business for about $4.8 billion in cash.<p>Yahoo will be merged with Verizon's AOL unit under Marni Walden, the executive vice president and president of product …

Advertising

A Company in Japan Just Broke the World Record for Solar Panel Efficiency

The Rise of Solar Power<p>Solar power is certainly on the rise around the world. There are massive solar power generating installations across Asia, …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Fox News host calls on Ryan to step down, hours after Trump tweets about her show

A Fox News personality — whom President Trump had urged his supporters to watch Saturday night — called on House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) to step down, saying he had done a disservice to Trump by failing to pass a high-profile health-care bill last week.<p>At the top of her show, Jeanine Pirro, …

Donald Trump

25 Great Books by Refugees in America

One way to regard the refugees in the news these frenzied past few days is as potential Americans, individuals and families escaping bad situations who imagine themselves building new lives here. What these particular refugees could become in this country, and how they could contribute to our …

Literature

Announcing the All-New Flipboard, the Place for All Your Passions

Most people are interested in lots of things, but true passions run deep. The all-new Flipboard is built around those obsessions that define your work, life and play.<p>Flipboard 4.0 is a response to our ever-growing ecosystem of publishers, Flipboard Magazines, topics and more. With over 30 million …

InterAct

Snapchat files for its initial public offering: Here are the 10 most interesting things we’ve learned so far

Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, filed Thursday for a $3 billion initial public offering, positioning itself to be the third-largest technology debut in history, according to the financial services platform Dealogic. It intends to list itself on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker …

European Union

Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain Prepares for Big Race: Pictures

Boy George on George Michael’s Final Years: ‘He Really Kept People Out’

Boy George is remembering George Michael, a day before the one-month anniversary of the singer’s death.<p>On Tuesday’s episode of <i>Watch What Happens …

George Michael

Trump to sign executive orders enabling construction of proposed border wall and targeting sanctuary cities

President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, according to White House officials familiar with the decisions.<p>The actions, …

Immigration

Samsung Galaxy S8 to have bigger 'infinity' display, insiders say

Sources speaking exclusively to the Guardian reveal details of Samsung’s next flagship smartphone, including an iris scanner, ahead of March launch<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S8 will come in two sizes, have an almost bezel-less, edge-to-edge “infinity” display and an iris scanner, the Guardian has learned.<p>The …

Mobile

Uber hires Google search veteran Singhal for senior engineering post

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has hired the man behind Google search to work closely with Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and help grow the company's self-driving car program.<p>Amit Singhal announced on his personal blog on Friday that he will join …

San Francisco

One President Out, Another In: You Don’t Just Hire 2 Guys With a Truck

WASHINGTON — Out with almonds, in with Doritos.<p>At the stroke of 12:01 p.m. on Friday, as soon as Donald J. Trump is sworn in as president and Barack Obama relinquishes the office, dozens of federal workers will swing into action at the White House to replace one commander in chief’s creature …

Donald Trump

Vine officially transforms into Vine Camera app

It’s official. Vine, the popular six-second online video service, has shut down. As expected, the Vine app has now been transformed into the Vine Camera app, which is already available to download from the Google Play Store.<p>The new app allows you to create six seconds long looping videos that you …

Apps

Facebook's virtual-reality tech was not stolen, Zuckerberg testifies

DALLAS (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) chief executive Mark Zuckerberg took the witness stand in Dallas federal court on Tuesday and denied an allegation by a rival company that the virtual-reality technology of Facebook's Oculus unit was stolen.<p>Zuckerberg, the founder of one of the world's largest …

Virtual Reality

Even Before He Takes Office, Trump Knocks Automakers on Their Heels

DETROIT — Donald J. Trump has promised to change the way American automakers do business. Less than three weeks before his inauguration as president, he has already knocked the companies on their heels.<p>In a stunning reversal, Ford Motor, the nation’s second-largest automaker, said on Tuesday that …

Automotive Industry

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

3 Steps To Falling Asleep Faster Than Ever

We’re just going to go ahead and guess that one of your New Year’s resolutions is to be better at the whole sleeping thing. After all, you know that …

Yahoo Says 1 Billion User Accounts Were Hacked

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo, already reeling from its September disclosure that 500 million user accounts had been hacked in 2014, disclosed Wednesday that a different attack in 2013 compromised more than 1 billion accounts.<p>The two attacks are the largest known security breaches of one company’s computer …

Microsoft Closes Acquisition of LinkedIn

Deal, valued at roughly $26 billion, is biggest in tech company’s history<p>Microsoft Corp. closed its roughly $26 billion deal to buy professional-networking site LinkedIn, cementing the largest acquisition in the tech giant’s history.<p>The marriage of the two firms, announced in June, is a bet that …

Software