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Announcing The 2017 World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

Amazon, Snap, Chobani, and others are changing the way we shop, eat, play, work, and live in 2017.<p>This year marks the 10th edition of our World’s Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that tap both heartstrings …

West Side Story

Google, Microsoft, and other corporate giants are quietly showing a movie about teen internet addiction

About halfway through the documentary <i>Screenagers,</i> one kid lays out the rules of a game he plays with his friends whenever they’re at restaurant: Everyone puts their phone in a pile in the middle of the table during the meal. Whoever pick theirs up first has to get the check.<p>Good one, right? Here’s …

Parenting

'Stephen Colbert' No Longer Can Appear On 'The Late Show'

For the last two weeks, Stephen Colbert has had a run of live shows with top comedic guests, lampooning the Democratic National Convention and the …

Comedy

Clinton team says Trump is encouraging Russian espionage

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton's campaign on Wednesday said Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia should hack the Democrat's email system was an unprecedented move that has become a national security issue.<p>"This has to be the first time that a major presidential candidate has actively encouraged a …

Donald Trump

Here's How Donald Trump Is Combating the DNC on Social Media

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump isn’t sitting quiet on the sidelines while the Democrats nominate former Secretary of State Hillary …

Donald Trump

Wasserman Schultz Gets Booed at Florida Convention Breakfast

PHILADELPHIA — Embattled Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not address the convention as planned when it begins Monday afternoon, Hillary Clinton's campaign confirmed to NBC News.<p>In an interview with the Sun-Sentinel she said: “I have decided that in the interest of …

Government

Why Hillary Clinton Chose Tim Kaine Over Elizabeth Warren

<i>Donald Brand is a professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.</i><p>Hillary Clinton’s choice of U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine …

Government

Everything You Need to Know About Yesterday's Chaotic First Day at the RNC

For the next two weeks, political conventions are taking over the news cycle. Rather than watching every single day, we’re rounding up the most …

A GOP Congressman Just Made An Argument For White Supremacy On Live TV

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) made an outrageous statement about the contributions of Western civilization ― i.e., the one crafted primarily by white people ― over “any other subgroup” during an appearance Monday on MSNBC.<p>Another guest, Esquire editor-at-large Charlie Pierce, noted that the Republican …

United States

Justice Dept Tweets About CNN and Melania Trump In Huge Social Media Fail

Oops. Someone in the U.S. Justice Department appears to have made a colossal error with the agency’s official Twitter (TWTR) account on Tuesday …

Donald Trump

Tech CEO to Donald Trump: 'Your campaign is un-American'

"Dear Donald ... Your campaign doesn't just seem wrong. It feels un-American," says a full page ad in Sunday's newspaper.<p>It was paid for by Josh Tetrick, the entrepreneur behind the controversial Just Mayo product, a plant-based condiment that aims to unseat traditional mayonnaise.<p>His ad appeared …

Donald Trump

The Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers …

What the RNC Means for Cleveland's Struggling Economy

<i>Alan Berube is a senior fellow and deputy director of the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. A former policy advisor to the U.S. Treasury</i> …

Income Inequality

Amazon is building indoor tree houses for its employees in downtown Seattle

Amazon is building a greenhouse in downtown Seattle that's meant to be a refuge for office employees. The greenhouse, constructed as a trio of spheres, will house more than 3,000 species of plants, many of which are endangered, <i>The New York Times</i> reports.<p>In addition to the plants, the spheres will …

Employment

A Single Photo From Baton Rouge That's Hard to Forget

It is a remarkable picture. A single woman stands in the roadway, feet firmly planted. She poses no obvious threat. She is there to protest the excessive force which Baton Rouge police allegedly deploy against the city’s black citizens. She stands in front of police headquarters, on Saturday. And …

Justice

Vladimir Putin wrote and perfected Donald Trump’s political playbook 15 years ago

He has pledged to make his country great again. He says the unsayable, breaking taboos to the delight of his audience. He promises to free the country from an Islamic threat. He has no regard for truth, and fumes at the media, whom he considers lying scum. He plays to the crowds and portrays …

Russia

The real reasons why Amazon's bringing back 'Prime Day,' its biggest sales day of the year

Last year's inaugural Prime Day brought in an additional $400 million in revenue, according to JP Morgan. This year's event is expected to be even bigger in terms of revenue and the number of deals offered, making it by far Amazon's largest single-day sales event in history.<p>But according to a note …

eCommerce

Snipers Kill 5 Dallas Police During Protests Over Shootings

Dallas police were in a standoff with a suspect on Friday after snipers killed five officers and wounded six, one of the worst mass police shootings …

Law Enforcement

Trump's 'Make America Great Again' Hats May Not Be Made in America

Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” hats proudly tout they are “Made in USA.” Not necessarily always the case, an Associated Press review found.<p>…

Donald Trump

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

This popular browser extension has a new trick up its sleeve, and it's all about Amazon.<p>If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can …

Shopping

Microsoft Is the Best Dividend Stock on the Fortune 500

Last year’s best-performing Fortune 500 stocks had something in common: They didn’t pay dividends. The top two companies, Netflix (nflx) and …

Investing

The most staggering part about Amazon's upcoming drone delivery service

There are still plenty of tests and regulations to deal with to get the program fully up and running. But there's a lot to be excited about if you're Amazon.<p>One of the biggest benefits would be the sheer amount of savings in shipping costs. According to a note published by Deutsche Bank on …

Drones

You’re Paying Too Much on Amazon, Study Says

Big data shows how algorithmic pricing means the first price usually isn’t the best price.<p>Started as a bookseller in 1994, Amazon has quickly come to dominate the online retail landscape and has at this point fundamentally changed the way we shop. One of the main reasons for the retail giant's …

eCommerce

Jeff Bezos Makes it Clear Where He Stands on Freedom of Speech

When Jeff Bezos acquired the <i>Washington Post</i>, a newspaper with a long and star-studded journalistic history, many wondered what kind of commitment—if …

Peter Thiel

Inside Amazon's Plans to Dominate Online Retail

Few dispute that online retail figures to play an increasingly prominent role in the way people around the world shop. However, this generational shift rarely manifests itself in such stark terms as it has so far this month.<p>Case in point: Apparel retail giant <b>Macy's</b> plummeted 15% in a single week …

The One Huuuuuge Thing Donald Trump Taught Nate Silver About Big Data

This Wednesday, esteemed data journalist Nate Silver published a lengthy postmortem of his failure to predict the Republican primary triumph of …

Big Data

Amazon just won over the year's biggest film festival with these 6 movies

The streaming giant is quickly becoming a favorite among those in the independent film world thanks to the leaders of Amazon Studios, Ted Hope and Bob Berney, who are legends in the field for the movies they've worked on ("The Ice Storm," "American Splendor," "My Big Fat Greek Weeding," "The …

New Jersey

The Race for the Least Bad Presidential Candidate

At this point in the 2008 presidential race, when both parties’ candidates had become apparent, the <i>Economist</i> put John McCain and Barack Obama on its …

Government

Trump Lobs 'Rape' Allegation at Bill Clinton in FOX Interview

Donald Trump on Wednesday used the word "rape" regarding a decades old allegation against Bill Clinton — and said it should be on the table when it comes to scrutiny of Hillary Clinton’s campaign.<p>The charge rehashed a controversial claim by an alleged Clinton mistress in the 1990s that was never …

Donald Trump

Silicon Valley Mocks Donald Trump Over His Tech Bubble Warning

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday warned that a dangerous financial bubble has formed in the technology industry—and Silicon …

Silicon Valley