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14 things Black Friday workers wish shoppers would stop doing
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14 things Black Friday workers wish shoppers would stop doing

There's just something about Black Friday that turns even the most ordinary, usually-well-mannered people into frenzied shopping monsters. "I can't...

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Microsoft Bing has the best Black Friday shopping site we've ever seen (MSFT)
News 22 hours ago
Microsoft Bing has the best Black Friday shopping site we've ever seen (MSFT)

Microsoft Bing has a truly useful repository of Black Friday ads from retailers all over the country. Another handy Black Friday resource is...

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Rich millennials are buying homes where they can live near their parents and grow their own avocados
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Rich millennials are buying homes where they can live near their parents and grow their own avocados

A new type of housing community known as an "agrihood" is popping up around the US. Agrihoods combine the amenities of a rural farming community...

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Inside the New York City offices of $45 billion hedge-fund firm Two Sigma
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Inside the New York City offices of $45 billion hedge-fund firm Two Sigma

What do you picture when you imagine a hedge-fund office? A noisy trading floor full of hedge-fund guys in fleece vests? Two Sigma, a $45 billion...

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This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year
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This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities...

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Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an insane real estate portfolio — take a walk through
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Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison has an insane real estate portfolio — take a walk through

Larry Ellison, Oracle's founder and former CEO, has an extensive real estate portfolio. His holdings include multiple homes in Malibu and Lake...

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The 21 hottest New York City startups to watch
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The 21 hottest New York City startups to watch

New York City has long been known as a hub for finance, ecommerce, and health care startups.  But recent years have seen a rise in another breed of...

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Amazon and Calvin Klein are teaming up on a store of the future — and it could be a 'watershed moment' for clothing brands (AMZN, PVH)
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Amazon and Calvin Klein are teaming up on a store of the future — and it could be a 'watershed moment' for clothing brands (AMZN, PVH)

Amazon is partnering with fashion brand Calvin Klein on holiday pop-ups. It includes exclusive product not sold elsewhere, as well as Amazon Echo...

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Airbnb just bought Accomable, a startup that helps travelers with disabilities find places to stay
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Airbnb just bought Accomable, a startup that helps travelers with disabilities find places to stay

Airbnb just bought Accomable, a London-based startup that helps travelers with disabilities find places to stay around the world. Airbnb is also...

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Whole Foods just signaled what its Amazon Prime discount program will look like — and Kroger should be terrified (AMZN)
News 4 days ago
Whole Foods just signaled what its Amazon Prime discount program will look like — and Kroger should be terrified (AMZN)

Whole Foods is selling turkeys to Amazon Prime members for 50 cents a pound cheaper than is available for other customers.  The deal is a "sneak...

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Amazon tried to fool the tech in its new cashier-less store with people dressed in Pikachu costumes (AMZN)
News 4 days ago
Amazon tried to fool the tech in its new cashier-less store with people dressed in Pikachu costumes (AMZN)

Amazon is on the cusp of opening its high-tech cashier-less store. It even tested the tech with people wearing Pikachu costumes, and it was...

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This futuristic complex in Cairo will feature indoor 'mega-trees' and 1,000 luxury apartments
News 4 days ago
This futuristic complex in Cairo will feature indoor 'mega-trees' and 1,000 luxury apartments

An apartment, retail, and office complex with an abundance of greenery is going up in Cairo, Egypt. Designed by Vincent Callebaut Architectures,...

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Amazon is on the cusp of opening its cashier-less stores — but it has one major challenge to overcome (AMZN)
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Amazon is on the cusp of opening its cashier-less stores — but it has one major challenge to overcome (AMZN)

Amazon is getting closer to opening its first cashier-less grocery store, Amazon Go. The store uses cameras and shelf sensors to track what...

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Here are all the changes Amazon is making to Whole Foods (AMZN)
News 5 days ago
Here are all the changes Amazon is making to Whole Foods (AMZN)

Whole Foods is swiftly transforming under Amazon's control.  Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods formally went through in August. The...

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Photos of cracks running across the basement of San Francisco's leaning, sinking skyscraper are unreal
News 5 days ago
Photos of cracks running across the basement of San Francisco's leaning, sinking skyscraper are unreal

Millennium Tower, a skyscraper in San Francisco, is sinking and leaning. A recent segment on "60 Minutes" showed staggering footage of the cracks...

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Revenue jumps 70% at online fashion retailer Farfetch
News 6 days ago
Revenue jumps 70% at online fashion retailer Farfetch

Revenue at Farfetch hit £151 million in 2016. Gross merchandise value rose 81% to £547 million last year. Losses up 18% to £34 million. LONDON —...

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LinkedIn's CEO surprised an employee with a selfie at her desk while she was away on vacation (MSFT)
News 6 days ago
LinkedIn's CEO surprised an employee with a selfie at her desk while she was away on vacation (MSFT)

LinkedIn employee Mariah Walton realized she was missing CEO Jeff Weiner's visit to the social network's Dublin offices, so she left him a note....

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The amount of ether frozen in digital wallets is worth $162 million — which is less than initially feared
News 6 days ago
The amount of ether frozen in digital wallets is worth $162 million — which is less than initially feared

Last week, a mistake by a novice hacker led to customers of Parity being unable to access the ether they had stored in their digital wallets. ...

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Snapchat lost $40 million on its Spectacles — now it's selling unsold pairs in East London (SNAP)
News 1 week ago
Snapchat lost $40 million on its Spectacles — now it's selling unsold pairs in East London (SNAP)

Snapchat is planning to sell its Spectacles camera-glasses from a special store in East London. The buzzy devices were a flop, with hundreds of...

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Amazon is rolling out Black Friday deals on the Echo, Kindle, and other tech at Whole Foods stores (AMZN)
News 1 week ago
Amazon is rolling out Black Friday deals on the Echo, Kindle, and other tech at Whole Foods stores (AMZN)

Whole Foods will offer deals on Amazon tech in the week leading up to Black Friday.  The grocery chain is expanding the selection of Amazon...

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The New York City offices of PayPal and Venmo have candy drawers, Taco Tuesdays, and a conference room so cushy that employees take off their shoes
News 1 week ago
The New York City offices of PayPal and Venmo have candy drawers, Taco Tuesdays, and a conference room so cushy that employees take off their shoes

• PayPal recently expanded its Manhattan office. • The online payments system shares the space with Venmo, which it acquired in 2013. • Business...

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The ultimate hipster paradise is in a small European city where you can use the world's largest Polaroid camera and create ‘smell memories’
News 1 week ago
The ultimate hipster paradise is in a small European city where you can use the world's largest Polaroid camera and create ‘smell memories’

It's been said there are only two certainties in life: death and taxes. I'd like to add a third: hipster neighborhoods. Every city has one, and...

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The most expensive New York City neighborhoods right now, according to PropertyShark
News 1 week ago
The most expensive New York City neighborhoods right now, according to PropertyShark

As construction booms in Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City housing prices keep soaring. Real estate site PropertyShark recently pinpointed...

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South Korea is building a $35 billion city designed to eliminate the need for cars
News 1 week ago
South Korea is building a $35 billion city designed to eliminate the need for cars

When residents of the International Business District (IBD) in Songdo, South Korea go to work, pick up their kids from school, or shop for...

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Legendary architect Zaha Hadid changed architecture forever with these stunning designs
News 2 weeks ago
Legendary architect Zaha Hadid changed architecture forever with these stunning designs

The late Zaha Hadid, who died in early 2016 at the age of 65, reshaped architecture for the modern era. October 31 would've been her 67th birthday....

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The CEO of investment startup Acorns wants his app to be used by every American with a household income under $100,000
News 2 weeks ago
The CEO of investment startup Acorns wants his app to be used by every American with a household income under $100,000

Acorns, the fintech app that allows users to invest their spare change, is witnessing strong growth with more than 2.2 million accounts in the US....

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$10 billion Australian software giant Atlassian is invading Silicon Valley to fortify its position against Microsoft (TEAM, MSFT)
News 2 weeks ago
$10 billion Australian software giant Atlassian is invading Silicon Valley to fortify its position against Microsoft (TEAM, MSFT)

Atlassian is opening a big new office in Mountain View, Calif The office is eight times larger than its existing office in Mountain View Atlassian...

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Lennar is about to become America's largest homebuilder — here are some of its latest projects
News 2 weeks ago
Lennar is about to become America's largest homebuilder — here are some of its latest projects

On Monday, Lennar Corporation announced plans to buy smaller rival CalAtlantic Group, making it the largest homebuilder in the United States. The...

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This former radioactive-waste site off the coast of San Francisco is turning into a $5 billion housing development
News 2 weeks ago
This former radioactive-waste site off the coast of San Francisco is turning into a $5 billion housing development

Treasure Island, a man-made island off the coast of San Francisco, looks more like a postapocalyptic wasteland than a Bay Area suburb. But as...

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12 awesome offices reveal what work will look like in the future
News 2 weeks ago
12 awesome offices reveal what work will look like in the future

If your vision for the future workplace is a drab, cold warehouse sparsely dotted with drone employees, think again. Over the next decade and...

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