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This NFL Player Saw an American Airlines Passenger In Trouble. His Stunning Reaction Went Viral

This is the kind of story that makes you Internet famous. But what if you're already famous?<p>This is a story about American Airlines, acts of kindness, and viral social media posts.<p>It's about an American Airlines passenger--a sportswriter and aspiring player agent named Delilah Cassidy--who was on …

How Can You Really Tell Someone Is an Exceptional Leader? Ask This 1 Simple Question

The answer is an eye-opener.<p>Have you ever thought about the essence of true leadership? How exactly do you define it?<p>Better yet, how do you simply become a good leader in your office or business -- enough so that your employees, peers, and customers will respect you?<p>The answer comes down to a …

The 8 Best Real Estate Apps to Get in 2018

House hunting just got much easier<p>Updated April 06, 2018<p>Buying a home is likely the most expensive purchase you will ever make in your life. If you …

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Finally Addresses the Data Breach--Badly

Facebook had to know that companies could snag data. But all that money is alluring.<p>Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg finally said that he's "responsible" for what happens at the company, including the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. A data company got hold of detailed information on 50 million …

Now would be a good time for Mark Zuckerberg to resign

Facebook is at the center of a dozen controversies, and outrage is peaking. The social network has failed again and again at expanding beyond a handful of core features. Doubts of its usefulness, and assertions of its uselessness, are multiplying. A crisis of confidence at multiple levels threatens …

Social Media

These 2 United Airlines Flight Attendants Sued the Airline and Got $800,000. The Court Case Had a Hilarious Moment

Sometimes, even juries aren't impressed with airlines.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>It's a new week, United Airlines keeps on drifting into my eyes.<p>The airline was, you see, involved in a court case that some might feel should …

How to Be a Good Board Chair

Most board chairs are experienced leaders. Half the chairs of the S&P 500 double as their companies’ chief executives, and the vast majority of the rest are former CEOs. But the close association of the two positions creates problems. It’s difficult for a board led by the CEO to serve as a check on …

Google Flights now predicts delays and shows how bad ‘basic economy’ fares really are

Google has announced two new features for its flight-booking search service.<p>Using historical flight status data, Google Flights will now try to predict when flights will be delayed, and it will also now tell you what amenities are not included in basic economy fares.<p>Down to basics<p>Delta Airlines, if …

Google Flights

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It

A detailed look at an old email from Steve Jobs teaches some important lessons.<p>Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer …

It Looks Like Apple Will Be Discontinuing The iPhone X (Yeah, Already)

Farewell unaffordable trinket<p>Did you manage to save up enough to buy the iPhone X? Well unlucky mate: you still can't get it, because according to a leaked note the model is being discontinued.<p><i>AppleInsider</i> report that they obtained a “research note” in which KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo …

The iPhone is Dead

I’ve switched back-and-forth between iPhone and Android in the past and I’ve always felt the iPhone edged out any Android phone, but not anymore.<p>I …

There are problems with Apple’s iPhone battery explanation — and the company might end up paying the price in court

Apple is under fire for a software feature distributed to iPhones in 2017 that prevents shutdowns in devices with older batteries, in part by slowing down the clock speeds of their processors.<p>Congress, several international consumer protection agencies, and an estimated 45 class-action lawsuits are …

Class Action

New Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 Hands-On Review: Killer Keyboard Comes With Questions

The “new Surface Pro” is not called the Surface Pro 5 but that’s what it is. Here are my initial impressions after spending some hands-on time with the device at a Microsoft Store in Los Angeles.<p>I also spoke with Ryan Day, who is a Communications Manager for Surface at Microsoft, and include his …

George Takei Reveals the Full Story Behind His Comments on Gay Sulu

George Takei is continuing to set the record straight about his complicated feelings towards the newly gay helmsman Sulu.<p>The actor, 79, sparked …

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New …

Self-improvement

Newest Monopoly token is a Ford Mustang

For the longest time, the sole automotive playing piece for Monopoly enthusiasts was the 1930s-ish Grand Prix racer. But that's about to change with the introduction of a new token -- a 2015+ Ford Mustang.<p>Sadly, this piece isn't coming along for the ride in a standard Monopoly box. Instead, it's …

Is Google's Project Fi right for you?

Google's Project Fi mobile service can save you big bucks, especially if you're traveling internationally. But it might not be a good fit for everyone.<p>In this edition of Ask Maggie I explain the ins and outs of Project Fi, Google's wireless service that runs off of the Sprint and T-Mobile networks. …

Belichick defends Kelly, says a lot of ex-Eagles not 'doing too much'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick put his public support behind former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, …

Pefin Manages Your Entire Financial Picture Like an Advisor

It’s easier than ever to manage all aspects of your finances. There are great online tools for budgeting, investing, and making savings goals. Pefin …

Netflix Just Hinted It Might Make A News Show

It's also moving into new formats. So, just chill, okay?<p>In its quarterly investor relations call on Wednesday, Netflix announced that it has added over 3 million new subscribers — it added 5 million subscribers in the first quarter of this year and 3.3 million in the second — an increase it was …

What to Do When Your Personal Growth Stalls

We’ve all hit a wall at some point. You may run up against a competitor you cannot beat. You might lose your job despite your best efforts. You could be doing everything you can – but still not getting that promotion. But whatever the cause, what feels like a roadblock could be your first step on a …

The Terrifying Truth about What It's Like to Spend a Night in Jail

Lesson number one: A fart could get you a serious beating<p>I was nearly beaten and killed because of a speeding ticket. And not by the police, either—at least not directly. This can happen to you, too, if you're dumb enough to rely on your dumb friends for legal advice.<p>I got the citation about a week …

Sprint Plans to Sit Out Next U.S. Auction of Airwaves

Move would save carrier billions of dollars but could deprive its network of future upgrades<p>Sprint Corp. said it plans to sit out a coming auction of wireless airwaves, a decision that will save the carrier billions of dollars but could deprive its network of upgrades in the future.<p>The Federal …

Open thread: Who's up for another 150 Hillary e-mails containing classified information?

The latest batch of e-mails, 7,000 pages in all, is going live on the State Department website at the unusual hour of 9 p.m. ET, which <i>certainly</i> isn’t …

Government

WaPo: Yeah, Hillary sent six e-mails with classified material -- so far

Those denials by Hillary Clinton look pretty ragged after the most recent release of e-mails from her secret server — and more than just the New …

National Security

Pollster Absolutely Astonished By Focus Group Results on Donald Trump: ‘My Legs Are Shaking’

Pollster Frank Luntz was left in absolute astonishment Monday night by the results of a focus group who espoused support for Republican presidential contender Donald Trump, despite watching a series of video clips which some might use to undermine his campaign.<p>Luntz played for the 29-person focus …

FAA Approves In-Flight Internet That Might Not Suck

Slow internet is the worst possible kind of internet, as anyone who’s sold kidneys to use in-flight Wi-Fi can probably attest. GoGo, the biggest …

Train heroes 'gave us an example of what is possible,' says French President

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mark Moogalian couldn't make it to the Legion of Honor ceremony Monday when four men were honored for subduing an armed terror suspect on a French train.<p>The French-American academic, 51, was in a hospital recovering from a gunshot wound. Before the other men got involved, Moogalian tried to …

The Carter Presidency Revisited

From the moment he left office in 1981, Republicans from President Reagan to Mitt Romney have embraced Jimmy Carter as the poster child for Democratic failure. Since Democrats raced to distance themselves from Carter with almost as much vigor as Republican embraced him, the Carter failure meme has …

Geopolitics