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Major companies are often wary of conflict, especially in a polarized time. But some are now taking a stand on racial injustice and police violence.
A backlash is mounting against depictions of “good cops,” on television and in the street.
After a motorcycle accident left Jeremy Bromwell sidelined and inactive, he learned to eat more mindfully and is now healthier than ever.
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi and welcome back to The Station. I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. If you’re inter…
Harvard recently held a private meeting for executives to talk candidly about the pandemic.
Justin Turner's return to the field to celebrate with his Dodgers teammates after testing positive for COVID-19 is this bizarre baseball season -- and this year in America -- in a nutshell.
Infuriatingly, “Playmobil: The Movie” is becoming the status quo rather than an unfortunate outlier.
Just under a month ago Facebook switched on global availability of a tool which affords users a glimpse into the murky world of tracking that its business relies upon to profile users of the wider web for ad targeting purposes. Facebook is not going boldly into transparent daylight — but rath…
Michigan union membership is historically low and the changes may be a sign of things to come across the country.
Cuties is a French coming-of-age movie streaming on Netflix that’s facing waves of backlash
Taking steps to bring in extra income or displace the shock of being laid off or furloughed is not unusual in the US.
It’s June, which means that we have the longest day of the year to look forward to this month.
Ever been haunted by an online ad for an item you researched or bought? Targeted ads were designed to follow you around everywhere. Here’s how to banish them.
Democrats are hinging their hopes of fulfilling Joe Biden's health care agenda on runoff elections in Georgia, where voters are expected to decide next month if they want to send two Democrats to the Senate and give the party unified control of th
Do employers or school administrators have the right to make rules about hairstyles, hair color and facial hair?
Trump’s lasting popularity makes it clear that our current level of polarization is not an accidental byproduct of politics.
YouTube creators are gaining a number of new tools to generate revenue from their videos outside of traditional advertising, as well as those that will help them better engage their fans, according to news the video streaming site announced today at the VidCon conference in Anaheim, California. Thi…
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Facebook groups led to the rise of QAnon. We can only imagine what could happen with encryption.
Intel and Nvidia chips power a supercomputing center that tracks people in a place where government suppresses minorities, raising questions about the tech industry’s responsibility.
The rising popularity of alternative social media app Parler is raising concerns over the spread of misinformation and potential for radicalizing users on a platform that’s taken a hands-off approach to regulating c
This wasn’t about fashion, it was about politics, past and future.
Since 2016, the Falun Gong-backed newspaper has used aggressive Facebook tactics and right-wing misinformation to create an anti-China, pro-Trump media empire.
Employees past and present are challenging management, saying the company’s ethical image was an illusion.
According to the calendar, summer starts June 21 and ends Sept. 23.
The initiative has participating artists, record labels and music publications voluntarily disrupting their work weeks in order to focus on the issue of "long-standing racism and inequality."
A look at the real costs of a high-end game console.
Some new celebrity brands make sense, some don’t. What’s driving the trend?
Fashion items designed to encourage people to cast their votes have enjoyed a rush of popularity in the lead-up to the 3 November election. But, why does it matter? Sarah Young explains
What else are Max Verstappen, Lando Norris, and other top drivers going to do?
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Gilead Sciences said Wednesday that remdesivir, which has been authorized for emergency use since the spring, brought in $873 million in revenues so far this year.
As violence escalates and the Chinese government exerts greater control over the financial hub, residents wrestle with their options.
The nonprofit marketing group led a polio vaccine campaign in the 1950s. Now it is working on a $50 million ad blitz to counter concerns about coming treatments.
These 20 eLearning deals are on major sale for Black Friday.
Parents and nutritionists argue that Enfagrow contributes to obesity epidemic and toddlers need wide selection of foods, not fortified formula. Manufacturer Mead Johnson says the product is appropriate.
"A sweatshop in America"
The company, which relies on young black consumers, released an anti-racism statement on social media but shut its U.S. outlets because of protests across the country.
In October, pubs had a new pitch to lure in customers: They became work spaces. Less than a month later, they were forced to shut again. Now, they hold out hope for December.
Ads for air purifiers and solar panels abound
Disney, Papa John’s, Poshmark and T-Mobile backed away from “Tucker Carlson Tonight” after the host’s comments about Black Lives Matter protests.
Several prominent publishers said they did not track the race and ethnicity of the researchers contributing to their platforms.
More Netflix. Less ESPN. The pandemic means a greater number of television viewers in the short term, but signals a potential threat to the ecosystem protecting the industry.
"In the context of schools, fever screening is a particularly bad idea," said Katelyn Gostic, an epidemiologist at the University of Chicago.
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TikTok deal talks got hung up over whether or not TikTok can export the app's algorithms, and Apple made headlines for delaying the rollout of a potentially disastrous iOS 14 change that's been panicking the advertising community.
The world’s most productive mine has closed, so your next piece of inexpensive jewelry probably will feature a lab-grown gem.
There’s no going back to the old ways. Which technologies could propel the industry forward?
Patrick Mouratoglou thinks men's tennis lacks the personality needed to attract a younger audience, so he looks to inject the game with fun through his Ultimate Tennis Showdown.
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Collected advice from six Black developers.
The PAC raised more than $260,000 and has apparently spent little on election activities.
The policy change comes amid a growing national movement to ban racial discrimination based on people’s natural hairstyle.
The measure is unscientific at best. But merchants say sales of the president’s campaign merchandise at a major wholesale market are outstripping Biden’s.
In a much-anticipated move, California-based gaming firm Roblox filed to go public last week. One aspect driving the future growth of the children- and community-focused gaming platform is its China entry, which it fleshes out in detail for the first time in its IPO prospectus. Like all gaming comp…
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Frequent collaborator with Quentin Tarantino, Samuel L. Jackson has long, versatile Hollywood career. Alas, not every movie showcases his skill.
Brands like Fenty, even dubbed the 'Fenty Effect,' have changed the game when it comes to inclusive offerings. But is the beauty industry doing enough?
The recalled products contain methanol, or wood alcohol, which can be harmful if absorbed through the skin or fatal if ingested.
The COVID-19 relief benefit for the LGBTQ2 community will broadcast worldwide, online on June 25.
Ebook sales are higher due to coronavirus, but bookstores are shutting down. In the end, Amazon wins.
Civil liberties advocates warn that a new surveillance tool will put people’s everyday household activities under potential scrutiny by police.
Launching a lucrative side hustle is all about looking for "pain points," says Nick Loper, founder of Side Hustle Nation. "If you had a problem that you've overcome, the solution may be the basis for a business."
As part of Global Entrepreneur Week, MIT Enterprise Forum Cambridge hosts collegiate entrepreneurs battling for title of Best Student Start-up
A little of the future with too much of the past
It’s still not clear if he was pushed out or left intentionally
Sonia Rykiel gets ready for yet another reinvention.
Netflix tests a free promotional offering, Amazon’s drone delivery gets trial flight approval from the FAA and Neuralink shows off its human-brain tech. This is your Daily Crunch for August 31, 2020. The big story: Netflix sets some content free Netflix has taken some of its best-known Origin…
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) today announced a settlement of $150,000 with HyperBeard, the developer of a collection of children’s mobile games over violations of U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rule (COPPA Rule). The company’s applications had been downloaded m…
The 8T’s 65W fast charging really steals the show.
The streaming services are in charge, and bringing a ruthless new culture with them.
UEFA might have (accidentally) landed on the perfect model for its second-tier championship, a way to make it distinctive and special and, yes, valuable.
YouTube and Instagram influencers make hundreds or millions of dollars touting everything from Fyre Festival to fashion week to makeup. Here's how.
A new forecast projects a rebound in visitors starting in mid-2021 and taking at least four years to return to pre-pandemic totals.
An Amazon Web Services outage has a wide effect, Salesforce might be buying Slack and Pinterest tests new support for virtual events. This is your Daily Crunch for November 25, 2020. And for those of you who celebrate Thanksgiving: Enjoy! There will be no newsletter tomorrow, and then Darrell Ether…
Over the three weeks since the election, President Trump's legal bid to challenge the results has unfolded in unpredictable ways with a revolving cast of characters.
The United States Postal Service warned the states that their absentee voting rules are “incongruous” with the agency’s mail delivery service.
Jason Green has a pretty solid reputation as venture capitalists go. The enterprise-focused firm he co-founded 17 years ago, Emergence Capital, has backed Saleforce, Box and Zoom, among many other companies, and even while every firm is now investing in software-as-a-service startups, his remains a…
Peacock TV has a unique selection of horror films that are free to stream.
Google is making a change to its product search offering, meaning that unpaid listings picked by algorithm will dominate results displayed on the Google Shopping tab instead of mostly paid product listings. In a blog post announcing the move, Bill Ready, president of Google’s commerce divisio…
Are Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon – and the government – doing enough to protect your privacy? Is 2020 the year we'll see a federal privacy law?
Remember the teams that went viral for their jerseys made to look like a tuxedo, the human anatomy and even The Hulk? Meet their visionary designer.
Eddie Bauer, Magnolia Pictures, Ben & Jerry’s and others have suspended campaigns over the platform’s content moderation practices.
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