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Ex-Facebook exec: Social media is destroying society - The Mercury News

3 hours 10 min ago

The Mercury News

Ex-Facebook exec: Social media is destroying society
The Mercury News
File photo: Former Facebook exec Chamath Palihapitiya says “the short-term, dopamine-driven feedback loops that we have created are destroying how society works: no civil discourse, no cooperation, misinformation, mistruth. And it's not an American ...
Facebook bats back after a second former exec accuses it of negatively impacting societyTechCrunch
Facebook responds to former exec who feels 'tremendous guilt' for what he helped makeBusiness Insider
Facebook says, Ignore that guy, we're all grown up nowCNET
Quartz -Fox News -Benzinga -New York Post
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Man charged more than $14k for 20-minute Uber ride: 'I'm no longer laughing' - SFGate

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SFGate

Man charged more than $14k for 20-minute Uber ride: 'I'm no longer laughing'
SFGate
On the evening of December 8, Hisham Salama took a 20-minute Uber ride to visit a friend at St. Joseph's Hospital in Toronto. The trip, he thought, which was a metered taxi fare rather than the Uber X option, would cost him around $20. However, when he ...
Uber Charged a Guy Nearly $20K for a 20-Minute Ride to the HospitalVICE
Glitch causes $14000 Uber rideFox News
Uber mistakenly charges man more than $14K for 20-minute rideABC15 Arizona
Jalopnik -International Business Times -Khaleej Times -TheSpec.com
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Trudeau Plans to Buy Used Australian Jets Amid Boeing Spat - Bloomberg

5 hours 21 min ago

The Globe and Mail

Trudeau Plans to Buy Used Australian Jets Amid Boeing Spat
Bloomberg
The Canadian government says it will pursue buying 18 used Australian F-18 fighter jets to supplement its aging fleet, abandoning plans to buy new Boeing Co. planes because of a trade dispute while preparing a bidding process to find a permanent ...
Aging fighter jets to be replaced in mid-2020s, Liberals will buy used Aussie planes as stopgapCBC.ca
New fighter-jet competition to have 'economic interest' requirementCTV News
Ottawa says it won't buy fighter jets from companies that harm Canada's economyThe Globe and Mail
National Post -Toronto Star -Globalnews.ca -Motley Fool
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A US grocery chain is challenging Amazon in advertising - Quartz

6 hours 8 min ago

Quartz

A US grocery chain is challenging Amazon in advertising
Quartz
When Amazon entered the grocery business with the acquisition of Whole Foods this year, it was thought to be a supermarket killer. The grocery business was already facing competition from general retailers like Walmart that operate on larger scales and ...
The Amazon-Whole Foods Deal Is Turning Out to be Good for Delivery StartupsBloomberg
Why Instacart May Be Wal-Mart and Amazon's Biggest RivalMotley Fool

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JetBlue's New $20 Board Game Comes with a Free Round-Trip Flight - Condé Nast Traveler

6 hours 29 min ago

Condé Nast Traveler

JetBlue's New $20 Board Game Comes with a Free Round-Trip Flight
Condé Nast Traveler
While holiday season comes with a lot of perks—food, gifts galore, and wonderfully awful TV movies—sometimes, spending too much time with your family can be less than magical. For that very reason, JetBlue is launching Get Packing!, a travel board ...

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Uber wraps six months of trying to make drivers happy. Are they? - USA TODAY

6 hours 34 min ago

USA TODAY

Uber wraps six months of trying to make drivers happy. Are they?
USA TODAY
SAN FRANCISCO — Uber on Tuesday announced it would cap a six-month initiative to make drivers happier with an all-expenses-paid opportunity to meet the ride-hailing company's new CEO. In all, Uber's 180 Days of Change campaign rolled out 38 largely ...
Man charged more than $14K for 20-minute Uber ride: 'I'm no longer laughing'SFGate
Lyft goes international with Toronto launchTechCrunch
Lyft Starts Canada Service in First International ForayU.S. News & World Report
Engadget -ABC15 Arizona -Toronto Star -Daily Mail
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Dow Leads; Chinese, Chip Leaders Battered; Is Apple Forming A New Base? - Nasdaq

8 hours 3 min ago

seattlepi.com

Dow Leads; Chinese, Chip Leaders Battered; Is Apple Forming A New Base?
Nasdaq
The major market averages were higher in early morning trade Tuesday, as the Federal Reserve's two-day meeting kicked off. The Dow Jones industrial average paced the major indexes with a 0.4% advance, while the S&P 500 moved up 0.1%. The tech-heavy ...
Boeing, bank stocks lift Dow, techs weigh on S&P, NasdaqMetro US

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Banks Lead US Stock Indexes Higher in Midday Trading - U.S. News & World Report

8 hours 9 min ago

U.S. News & World Report

Banks Lead US Stock Indexes Higher in Midday Trading
U.S. News & World Report
Banks are leading U.S. stocks higher in midday trading ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting where the central bank is expected to raise interest rates. Dec. 12, 2017, at 12:14 p.m.. Banks Lead US Stock Indexes Higher in Midday Trading. Share. ×. Share on ...

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Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme - BBC News

8 hours 24 min ago

BBC News

Facebook to overhaul Irish tax scheme
BBC News
Facebook is to overhaul its tax structure so that it pays tax in the country where profits are earned, instead of using an Irish subsidiary. The online advertising giant is to make the change in every country outside the US where it has an office. In ...
Facebook Is Making Changes to How It Sells Advertising AbroadFortune
Facebook to record global ad revenue locally as political pressure mountsVentureBeat
Facebook shakes up tax structureFinancial Times
Irish Times -POLITICO.eu
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US Wholesale Prices Climbed More Than Forecast in November - Bloomberg

9 hours 29 min ago

Bloomberg

US Wholesale Prices Climbed More Than Forecast in November
Bloomberg
U.S. wholesale prices rose more than forecast in November, boosted by a jump in the costs of goods that included gasoline, a Labor Department report showed Tuesday in Washington. Highlights of Producer Prices (November). Producer-price index rose 0.4 ...
US Wholesale Prices up 0.4 Percent in NovemberU.S. News & World Report
US Producer Prices Rose Robustly in NovemberWall Street Journal
US producer prices continue to surprise on the upside in NovemberFinancial Times
Kitco News
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Net Neutrality: A Case Study With JetBlue and Amazon - Wall Street Journal

9 hours 34 min ago

Wall Street Journal

Net Neutrality: A Case Study With JetBlue and Amazon
Wall Street Journal
If you've taken a flight recently on JetBlue Airways, you might have noticed something that looks a lot like a net neutrality boogeyman: prioritization of Amazon.com Inc.'s videos over other services, like Netflix or HBO, on the airline's in-flight Wi ...
You Can Get a Roundtrip JetBlue Ticket by Buying a $20 Board GameLifehacker
JetBlue Is Selling a $20 Board Game That Comes With a Round-trip FlightTravel+Leisure
How To Buy JetBlue Board Game With Free Ticket On AmazonI4U News

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Longtime Microsoft Exec Julie Larson-Green Joins Utah Unicorn Qualtrics As CXO - Forbes

9 hours 41 min ago

Markets Insider

Longtime Microsoft Exec Julie Larson-Green Joins Utah Unicorn Qualtrics As CXO
Forbes
After nearly twenty-five years at Microsoft, longtime executive Julie Larson-Green is joining Utah unicorn Qualtrics as its chief experience officer. Larson-Green will oversee product design and product experience, people operations, hiring and talent ...
Microsoft's Julie Larsen-Green is joining $2.5 billion startup QualtricsMarkets Insider
Microsoft Alum Julie Larson-Green Is Joining This SurveyMonkey RivalFortune
Qualtrics hires ex-Microsoft exec Julie Larson Green, further cementing Seattle 'co-headquarters'GeekWire
Axios
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What you need to know about the FCC's net neutrality repeal - CNET

9 hours 46 min ago

CNET

What you need to know about the FCC's net neutrality repeal
CNET
Donald Trump's FCC is set to roll back the controversial Obama-era net neutrality regulation this week. At its monthly meeting Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission, led by Republican Chairman Ajit Pai, will vote to repeal regulation passed ...
Expect Fewer Great Startups if the FCC Kills Net NeutralityWIRED
What Small Businesses Stand to Lose in a Net Neutrality RollbackHarvard Business Review
Could municipal broadband provide another way online if net neutrality rules go away?Marketplace.org
ValueWalk -Common Dreams -Gizmodo
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US Wholesale Prices up 0.4 Percent in November - U.S. News & World Report

9 hours 49 min ago

U.S. News & World Report

US Wholesale Prices up 0.4 Percent in November
U.S. News & World Report
In this Tuesday, May 2, 2017, photo, a motorist fills his tank up at a Chevron gas station in Miami. Prices at the wholesale level rose 0.4 percent in November and 3.1 percent over the past year. It was the biggest annual jump in nearly six years and ...
US Wholesale Prices Climbed More Than Forecast in NovemberBloomberg

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UPS and others warn that holiday deliveries are already falling behind - Washington Post

10 hours 58 min ago

Washington Post

UPS and others warn that holiday deliveries are already falling behind
Washington Post
If it seems like your online orders are arriving later than expected, you're not alone. An influx of online purchases — particularly during Cyber Monday, the busiest online shopping day in U.S. history — is testing the limits of carriers such as UPS ...
Will your package be delivered on time? Ask the drivers working 70 hours this weekKansas City Star
These are the shipping dates you need to know for Christmas deliveryKPRC Click2Houston
As online shopping grows, package thefts are a riskMyPalmBeachPost
KFVS -NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth -TCPalm -KMOV.com
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Why it's harder to find a Christmas tree this year - CNNMoney

11 hours 1 min ago

CNNMoney

Why it's harder to find a Christmas tree this year
CNNMoney
Seven- and eight-foot pine, Fraser fir, noble, Douglas and spruce trees are scarcer and more expensive across the country this season. A production slowdown during the Great Recession created a tight Christmas tree market today. In the mid-2000s, tree ...
Christmas tree seller in Yuma adjusts to the tree shortageKYMA
McHenry County farmers see successful Christmas season despite national tree shortageNorthwest Herald
Why do we have Christmas trees and when were they first decorated?Metro
Victoria Advocate -Record Delta
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Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry - Fortune

11 hours 3 min ago

Fortune

Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry
Fortune
As Adam “MCA” Yauch's bass line fuzzed through the speakers, and the crowd—encouraged by Tesla Motors (tsla, +2.54%) CEO Elon Musk to “jump over the barriers”—flooded the airplane hangar just outside Los Angeles, there was talk of an impending ...
PepsiCo orders 100 Tesla Semi trucks in largest preorder to dateThe Verge
PepsiCo reserves 100 Tesla Semis, likely at $20000 a popArs Technica
PepsiCo orders 100 Tesla Semis, the largest reservation yetCNET
TheStreet.com -Reuters -Fox News -Silicon Valley Business Journal
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Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry - Fortune

11 hours 3 min ago

Fortune

Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry
Fortune
As Adam “MCA” Yauch's bass line fuzzed through the speakers, and the crowd—encouraged by Tesla Motors (tsla) CEO Elon Musk to “jump over the barriers”—flooded the airplane hangar just outside Los Angeles, there was talk of an impending revolution. It ...
PepsiCo makes biggest public pre-order of Tesla Semis: 100 trucksReuters
Tesla Semi receives important order of 100 electric trucks from PepsiCoElectrek
3 Things to Know About the Stock Market Before Tomorrow HappensTheStreet.com
StockNews.com (blog) -Zacks Investment Research
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Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry - Fortune

11 hours 3 min ago

Fortune

Why Tesla Wants a Piece of the Commercial Trucking Industry
Fortune
As Adam “MCA” Yauch's bass line fuzzed through the speakers, and the crowd—encouraged by Tesla Motors (tsla) CEO Elon Musk to “jump over the barriers”—flooded the airplane hangar just outside Los Angeles, there was talk of an impending revolution. It ...
Pepsi Makes Largest Public Purchase of Tesla Semis: LIVE MARKETS BLOGTheStreet.com
Tesla Semi receives important order of 100 electric trucks from PepsiCoElectrek
Budweiser orders a fleet of Tesla trucksMotor1.com UK
The Torque Report
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Trump has unprecedented power to remake the world's most powerful economic body - Washington Post

12 hours 31 min ago

Washington Post

Trump has unprecedented power to remake the world's most powerful economic body
Washington Post
The Federal Reserve Board is the most powerful economic institution in the world. And given that power, it was designed so that any single president wouldn't have too much influence over it. Fed governors have staggered 14-year terms, which means that ...

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