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Yelp Can Now Help You Find A Gender-Neutral Toilet

Yelp Can Now Help You Find A Gender-Neutral Toilet

On Friday, Yelp announced that it will now allow users to find out if a business has a gender neutral bathroom. Rachel Williams, Yelp's head of diversity and inclusion , told HuffPost in an email...

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Nashville's Newest Baby Clouded Leopard Is Cute And Historic ... But Mostly Cute

According to Patch, this clouded leopard is really cute. The cat's birth is part of conservation efforts by the Nashville Zoo and the Smithsonian to protect the species. Clouded leopards have difficul...

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Peter Funt: Little Merit in Trump's Latest Immigration View

Peter Funt: Little Merit in Trump's Latest Immigration View

Trump invited three guests whose family members were allegedly killed by criminals living in the U.S. illegally, acknowledging them individually as he described his recent crime reporting initiative...

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Bush: I was never bothered by impressions of me

Bush: I was never bothered by impressions of me

And Bush proved that he loves to laugh at himself throughout his conversation with Kimmel . "That wasn't a joke ", Kimmel shot back. Kimmel asked Bush how he dealt with jokes made against hi...

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Uber used 'Greyball' tool to evade authorities around the world

Uber used 'Greyball' tool to evade authorities around the world

When blacklisted officials logged into Uber , they would be shown a fake map populated with cars that didn't actually exist. Uber has used the tool around the world, including in cities like Pari...

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Long-awaited IPO for Snap Inc. raises $3.4B, surpasses expectations

Long-awaited IPO for Snap Inc. raises $3.4B, surpasses expectations

Technology firm Snap Inc. surprised analysts and investors with its long-awaited initial public offering Wednesday, which raised almost $3.5 billion - substantially more than Wall Street expected. O...

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Bomb threat evacuates Los Angeles High School

Bomb threat evacuates Los Angeles High School

Investigators traced the call to a cell phone connected to an IP address at a Naples swimming school. Gaddis said via email Westminster High School students were moved to Friendship Valley Elementar...

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NASA gives Mars orbiter a boost to miss moon Phobos

So one small change could severely impact that craft's travels, and that's exactly what happened to NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN ) spacecraft earlier this week. According to t...

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Amazon to Ship Packages to the Moon?

Amazon to Ship Packages to the Moon?

WP says the company has been circulating a seven-page white paper to NASA officials and Trump's transition team containing the project's details. He said he wants to encourage NASA towards devel...

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This ETF May Be The First To Snap Up Snapchat

This ETF May Be The First To Snap Up Snapchat

The project details are confidential, so the NYT's sources spoke under condition of anonymity. This puts the company's valuation at $24 billion, and will allow it to raise around $3.4 billion in fun...

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NASA releases software for public use free of any royalty

NASA awarded "Software of the Year" to two projects in 2016. "The software catalogue is our way of supporting the innovation economy by granting access to tools used by today's top aerospace profess...

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New Nokia 3310 Is Useless In Many Countries, Here's Why

New Nokia 3310 Is Useless In Many Countries, Here's Why

And, by the way, I've asked Nokia how many contacts you can fit on the phone. As per Jasarat News, the new Nokia 3310 will not be functional in many countries around the world, including the Uni...

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Anti-doping: our system is faulty - Putin admits

Near the end of the Obama administration, White House officials rushed to spread information about Russian efforts to undermine the presidential election and also about the possible connections betwee...

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Ignoring Chinese warning, India to host Dalai Lama in Arunachal Pradesh

Ignoring Chinese warning, India to host Dalai Lama in Arunachal Pradesh

Dai, who was the Special Representative on the boundary issue for 15 rounds of talks until his retirement in 2013, said that India "held the key" to the settlement and that if it took into account Chi...

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Starting today, more Android users can get help from Google Assistant

To attain this APK, users will want to head to APK Mirror and download the correct variant. It will come bundled with an update to Google Play Services , which can be easily installed through the ...

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Snap Offering Price Builds In a Discount for Audit Exemption

Snap Offering Price Builds In a Discount for Audit Exemption

Snap announced Wednesday evening that it will sell 200 million shares for $17 apiece in the largest U.S. IPO since 2014. The company's fate on Wall Street also stands to serve as a litmus test of sor...

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NBC Universal Invests $500 Million in Snapchat at IPO

NBC Universal Invests $500 Million in Snapchat at IPO

IPO since 2014, and the IPO price gave the company an initial market capitalization of $19.7 billion. "This is a significant milestone in our growing partnership with Snap, and we look forward to pa...

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Nintendo Switch uses friend codes again but here's why you shouldn't worry

Nintendo Switch uses friend codes again but here's why you shouldn't worry

Join Andru and GeekWire editor Todd Bishop on this episode of GearedUp for a review of the pros and cons, as well as a look into the gameplay for Breath of the Wild . Amazon Prime offers 20% off ...

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WhatsApp May Soon Show More Chat Details, Introduce 'Size' Tab

So, what's the magic handset of choice? These updates are available only for those beta testers who use the app on Windows phones. Reportedly, these chats will be organised on the basis of video and...

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What are Research Firms Saying About Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF)?

Bronfman E.L. Rothschild L.P. boosted its position in shares of Synchrony Financial by 4.4% in the third quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company LTD increased its position in shares of Sy...

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Android 7.1.1 Powered HydrogenOS Beta Out For OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T

We thought OnePlus won't take long to make the update available to those running OxygenOS, and it looks like we were right. Users enrolled in the beta program do get the update first and then they t...

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Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador during presidential campaign, Justice Department says

Calls for an investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election have been ongoing. "White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that when Sessions denied having contact with Russi...

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New 10.5 Inch iPad Pro To Feature 2224 x 1668 Pixel Resolution

New 10.5 Inch iPad Pro To Feature 2224 x 1668 Pixel Resolution

Now, a new report claims the latest iPad Pro will feature a 10.5-inch 2,224 x 1,668 display with very slim bezels and a pixel density of 264 pixels per inch, which is equal to the current 9.7-inch iPa...

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Seth Meyers blasts media for normalizing Trump's address

Seth Meyers blasts media for normalizing Trump's address

But Seth wasn't having any of it, and swiftly pointed out this is far from the first time the 70-year-old tried to put on his president trousers - only to split them in his next public appearance an...

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Alibaba, SAIF to invest $200 million in Paytm

Alibaba, SAIF to invest $200 million in Paytm

As per a filing with the Registrar of Companies (RoC), Alibaba Singapore E-Commerce will have a shareholding of 36.31%, while SAIF Partners India will own 4.66% in Paytm E-Commerce. News of the invest...

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Resurfaced photos of shirtless PM prompt social media response

Step aside Joe Biden. Images of a youthful looking Trudeau have recently surfaced online, further fueling the world's obsession with the hunky Canadian Prime Minister. Justin Trudeau is a hunk an...

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Snap's share price pops 44% in first day of public trading

Snap's share price pops 44% in first day of public trading

Snap had its long-awaited IPO Thursday, which saw its shares skyrocket 44 percent from their $17 a share offering price, valuing the company at $28.3 billion. It's not uncommon for the price of shares...

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Snap tops expectations in pricing of IPO

Snap tops expectations in pricing of IPO

Both leaks come during the week Snap Inc. officially went public on the New York Stock Exchange, trading up at 48.4 percent, according to Reuters . The stock will start trading on the New York Sto...

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Stock's Earning Overview: Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

Tyers Asset Management LLC owned approximately 0.14% of Applied Materials as of its most recent SEC filing. Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holding...

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Gamer Girl: Hyped for the new 'Legend of Zelda'

Gamer Girl: Hyped for the new 'Legend of Zelda'

Yet ironically, Breath of the Wild has been the most lukewarm display of a Zelda game prior to their releases . The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild comes out this Friday, March 3 in the U...

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Boeing Eliminates Seattle-area Workforce By At Least 1800 Jobs

Boeing Eliminates Seattle-area Workforce By At Least 1800 Jobs

The company approved voluntary layoffs for 1,500 mechanics. The engineering union says 305 members were approved and are expected to leave in April. She said about 1,000 machinists took voluntary buyo...

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New York Public Library Acquires Lou Reed's Archives

New York Public Library Acquires Lou Reed's Archives

Reed also had writings du jour - from lyrics to poetry to simple notes to original manuscripts - making his personal collection of documents immensely fascinating. These archives are an exciting prosp...

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The Weirdest Things at Mobile World Congress 2017

The Weirdest Things at Mobile World Congress 2017

However, one of the biggest announcement from this year's show is very much a throwback to the past. Unfortunately, LG's last year's flagship did not do that great. "They say they are very committed...

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Russian Federation links haunt Trump's attorney general Sessions

Russian Federation links haunt Trump's attorney general Sessions

Mr Sessions, a former USA senator, received Russian ambassador Sergei Kislyak in his office in September, the Washington Post reported. Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov t...

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Households help economy beat expectations and close out 2016 with 2.6% growth

The Canadian economy grew at a faster pace than expected in the final quarter of a year ago, lifted by consumer spending and a rebound in activity in the housing market, while imports tumbled, data ...

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