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'The Office' Reboot a 'Goal' for NBC Streaming Platform, But Don't Hold Your Breath

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

"It is my hope and goal that we do an 'Office' reboot," Bonnie Hammer, Chairman of Direct-to-Consumer and Digital Enterprises for NBCUniversal, said.
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CONSUMER CATCH-UP: AT&T sued for allegedly creating fake DirecTV Now accounts, people would rather drive than use self-driving cars, survey says

1 hour ago   |   ABC

CONSUMER CATCH-UP: AT&T is being sued for allegedly creating fake DirecTV Now accounts to boost subscriber numbers, and people would rather drive than use self-driving cars...
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All the privacy issues Apple didn't talk about at its annual event, and why they matter

All the privacy issues Apple didn't talk about at its annual event, and why they matter

2 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

At Apple's annual shiny-new-toys event last week, how is it possible the company didn't have the topic of data privacy front and center?
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The head of the CFPB now believes that the financial regulator is unconstitutionally structured

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

The head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau now believes that the financial regulator she leads is unconstitutionally structured.
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Inside McDonald's marketing changes, rising CMOs, and Quartz's membership model

Inside McDonald's marketing changes, rising CMOs, and Quartz's membership model

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! One of our big stories of the past week was the agency change at McDonald's, from advertising correspondent Patrick Coffee. Patrick obtained an internal doc from...
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Popular pot vape gets makeover to counter fakes

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Bootleggers eager to profit off unsuspecting consumers are mimicking popular, legal vape brands, using cannabis oil
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Philadelphia dad creates inexpensive and easily transportable 'Warby Parker of strollers'

3 hours ago   |   ABC

If you've ever been shopping for baby gear and found yourself wandering the aisles, stumped and in sticker shock, a local dad feels your pain.
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College students have a new voice in state government

4 hours ago   |   Times Union

Attorney Winston Berkman-Breen will serve as the first student advocate and director of consumer advocacy for the state Department of Financial Services. In the new role...
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Over 250 tech industry leaders were asked which skills are in highest demand at their companies. Here's what they said

Over 250 tech industry leaders were asked which skills are in highest demand at their companies. Here's what they said

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Skilled tech workers are in high demand, even as the industry undergoes major shifts. Software development, data analytics, and engineering are among the most valued skills in...
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Neocornucopianism and the Steady State: Part I

Neocornucopianism and the Steady State: Part I

5 hours ago   |   Steady State

The cornucopia is an age-old symbol of celebrating plenty. Today, the world has plenty and a new goal is needed. (Image credit: Yzrael. Image used under Creative Commons...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into...

‘Not a House party': Ex-Trump aide Lewandowski hearing turns into impeachment circus

Seeking to impeach President Donald Trump, the House Judiciary Committee summoned his former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski for a hearing that devolved into a trolling and... Read more ...

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

The Daniel Jones era will begin on Sunday. The Giants tweeted out on Tuesday morning that Eli Manning would not start in Week 3 against the Buccaneers with the Duke rookie... Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Tuesday that he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy. Read more ...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000 per year. Read more ...