Forget Washington. Facebook’s Problems Abroad Are Far More Disturbing.

Forget Washington. Facebook’s Problems Abroad Are Far More Disturbing.

For months, Facebook’s headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., has been in crisis mode, furiously attempting to contain the damage stemming from its role in last year’s presidential campaign. The company has mounted an all-out defense campaign ahead of this week’s congressional hearings on election interference in 2016, hiring three outside communications firms, taking out full-page newspaper ads, and mobilizing top executives, including Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, to beat back accusations that it failed to prevent Russia from manipulating the outcome of the election.

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My Advice to 50-Year-Olds

My Advice to 50-Year-Olds

So you turn 50 this year, right? Or you just turned 50. It’s so interesting to me that people can’t project or understand where the market’s moving, aka, in this scenario that “we,” as 40–50–60 year-olds are going to live dramatically longer and healthier than your parents’ and grandparents’ generation.

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Denny’s

10 Things You Might Not Know About Denny's

Richard Jezak and Harold Butler opened the first "Danny’s Donuts" in Lakewood, Calif. in 1953. There was no notable “Danny” in either of their lives; they just thought the alliteration was charming. The 24-hour doughnut shop grew quickly, expanding to a larger menu and roughly 20 locations by 1959, and changing its name to Danny’s Coffee Shops along the way. But the founders worried that the mini-chain was at risk of getting confused with nearby Coffee Dan’s, so they switched one letter to create the Denny’s we know today.

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Japan’s SoftBank doubts merger of Sprint with T-Mobile: source

Japan's SoftBank doubts merger of Sprint with T-Mobile: source

SoftBank Group Corp's (9984.T) board of directors is having doubts about the merger it has been negotiating between its U.S. wireless subsidiary Sprint Corp (S.N) and T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS.O), due to fears of losing control of a combined entity, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Monday.

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Why People Hate EA? Ten Simple Reasons

Why People Hate EA? Ten Simple Reasons

IGN wrote a corporate apologists editorial a few days ago pretty much saying that all this "hate" for EA is really unfounded. The article completely overlooks every consumer complaint leveled against the company, and there are 10 simple reasons why people hate EA and it doesn't take a genius to figure it out.

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Today in Apple history: Scott Forstall forced out of Apple

Today in Apple history: Scott Forstall forced out of Apple

Scott Forstall, Apple’s senior vice president of iOS software, is ousted from the company after the disastrous Apple Maps launch. Once seemingly on a path to the top, Apple divvies up Forstall’s roles within the company. Jony Ive assumes leadership of the Human Interface team. Craig Federighi becomes head of iOS software. Eddy Cue takes control of Maps and Siri. And Bob Mansfield “unretires” to lead a new technology group.

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Chicken farms fueled a massive public health crisis—while the government turned a blind eye

Chicken farms fueled a massive public health crisis—while the government turned a blind eye

Antibiotic-resistant infections—everything from gastrointestinal illnesses to recurring urinary tract infections and staph—are among the most menacing issues in public health today, sickening 2 million people a year and killing at least 23,000, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So perhaps it’s not surprising that government has begun to take steps to limit antibiotics in animal agriculture, where many of these infections arise, before they wreak further havoc in humans.

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‘Prosperity instead of freedom’: The left-wing economics that make Poland’s conservative government so popular

‘Prosperity instead of freedom’: The left-wing economics that make Poland’s conservative government so popular

If you follow international news about Poland, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the country’s politics consist exclusively of an authoritarian government – intent on silencing critics, bringing state institutions under party control, destroying the environment, denying women their rights, and leading the country into conflict with its European partners – facing off against mass street protests in defence of democracy.

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