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Archive: November 2018

November 19 2018

Alphabet, the parent of Google, generated 86 percent of its revenue from advertising last year. On Friday, the woman leading its best shot at building a second big revenue stream said she is leaving. Diane Greene, a storied entrepreneur and[…]

November 18 2018

In this zinger of a year, food’s role in our lives felt like it shifted every day. Cooking at home became more of an oasis than ever, a meal with friends somehow more important. Some nights, though, punting and ordering[…]

November 18 2018

When Sahara Lotti started her lash extensions company, Lashify, in 2017, she didn’t know what she was getting herself into. It wasn’t making and selling fake lashes that stumped her—she was more than prepared for that—but rather the bizarre and[…]

November 18 2018

Last week, we featured sales on gear from outdoor retailers who were hoping to get a jump on the creeping monolith that is Black Friday. They’re not alone. Many other manufacturers and retailers are hoping to entice you into checking[…]

November 18 2018

In July, executives from YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter testified before Congress about their company’s content moderation practices. While Facebook’s head of global policy Monika Bickert spoke, protesters from a group called Freedom From Facebook, seated just behind her, held signs[…]

November 17 2018

03 Maze-O Mighty Maze Maker Adults have giant jigsaws that depict the New York skyline, and preschoolers have the Maze-O Mighty Maze Maker. In the box are 52 simple, multi-colored interlocking puzzle (maze) pieces that 3-, 4-, and 5-year-olds can[…]

November 17 2018

The definition of cloud computing may be nebulous, but its promise is clear. Instead of filling a warehouse with servers and paying people to manage them, a company can pay a cloud computing provider to provide computing resources on demand[…]

November 17 2018

Stars are born from star clusters. But where do the clusters come from? Scientists seeking a greater understanding on that have a new theory. When two gas clouds collide, they are clashing at 20,000 miles per hour or more. Consequently[…]

November 17 2018

The MacBook Pro has caused such angst. Over the past couple of years, it has lost the ports we’d all grown to love, been graced with a superfluous TouchBar, and had some not-so-minor keyboard issues. But it’s also still the[…]

November 16 2018

Our in-house Know-It-Alls answer questions about your interactions with technology. Q: What is a bot? A: It’s a sunny day outside, but you wouldn’t know it. You’ve been staring at the modern hellscape known as Twitter for hours now, refreshing[…]

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