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One airline is cutting back legroom because flying hasn't become terrible enough

One airline is cutting back legroom because flying hasn't become terrible enough According to CNN, American Airlines is taking away some legroom in its new forthcoming 737 Max jetliners.The legroom for three economy rows will be shrunk to 29 inches, just one inch more than the industry minimum.

Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World's Largest Chip Maker

Samsung Poised to Overtake Intel as World's Largest Chip Maker However, many devices that don’t bear the Samsung brand still have parts manufactured by Samsung in them.According to analysts, this fact is set to push Samsung past Intel to make it the world’s largest chip maker.

These companies offer crazy-awesome perks and benefits

These companies offer crazy-awesome perks and benefits What do you do to keep your employees happy?How would you describe the general environment at work?

This quirky new t-shirt company is run by homeless and LGBTQ youth

This quirky new t-shirt company is run by homeless and LGBTQ youth Portland-based nonprofit New Avenues for Youth, which helps support at-risk youth through counseling, meals, and career services, launched the dfrntpigeon program in 2016 as a way for at-risk youth to express themselves through visual arts.The Identity Collection is handprinted in Portland by New Avenues INK, a screenprinting company also owned by New Avenues for Youth that employs young adults in full-time and part-time positions.

The failing New York Times added a record number of subscribers this quarter. Sad!

The failing New York Times added a record number of subscribers this quarter. Sad! Though President Donald Trump loves to publicly bash the "failing" New York Times, the publication is attracting a YUGE number of subscribers.On Tuesday, The New York Times Company announced its first-quarter results for 2017, revealing an impressive number of digital news subscriptions for the start of the year — it added a whopping 308,000.

Facebook is so, so close to 2 billion users

Facebook is so, so close to 2 billion users 94 billion people (so close to the coveted 2 billion and still approaching the 3.From January to March, Facebook pulled in $8 billion in revenue, a 49 percent increase from the year prior.

Jeff Bezos is not a robot — I saw it with my own two eyes

Jeff Bezos is not a robot — I saw it with my own two eyes Indeed, that's how they got their start and that's how they'll continue to thrive, Bezos said.I like the customer obsession," Bezos said.

Verizon pays more than $20 million to stream a single NFL game

Verizon pays more than $20 million to stream a single NFL game The telecom spent $21 million for the rights to stream a week-three match-up in London between the Baltimore Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.Yahoo may also carry the game if its sale to Verizon closes in time for the September date.

Most experts predict capitalism will survive job-killing robots. But some aren't so sure

Most experts predict capitalism will survive job-killing robots. But some aren't so sure For the vast majority of the more than 1,400 respondents, the answer was a firm "no.Even professional classes aren't safe; researchers have already demonstrated that machines can do the work of lawyers, insurance claims adjustors, dermatologists, and reporters, among other things.

Snapchat makes it way easier for brands to buy ads

Snapchat makes it way easier for brands to buy ads Prepare to see more brands advertising on Snapchat.The launch of its long-awaited API (application programming interface) last fall let third-party partners sell ads on Snapchat's behalf for the first time, and an update in January gave brands even more control of the process.

Twitter will soon have ads like Snapchat, within Moments

Twitter will soon have ads like Snapchat, within Moments Looks like Snapchat has a new copycat: Twitter.The news app, which earlier this week announced a new slate of live video partnerships, will introduce a new form of advertising within Twitter that seems to be inspired by Snapchat.

New startup helps you fund the resistance by donating $1 a day

New startup helps you fund the resistance by donating $1 a day The startup's founders want you to subscribe to Give One for charitable giving like you subscribe to Spotify for music.The charitable giving service is also partnering with Sweetgreen and Glossier on donation and volunteer opportunities for those companies' employees.

Tim Cook just announced $1 billion Apple fund to advance U.S. manufacturing jobs

Tim Cook just announced $1 billion Apple fund to advance U.S. manufacturing jobs In an interview with CNBC, CEO Tim Cook announced a new $1 billion fund that would support advanced manufacturing jobs in the United States.The tech giant will announce the fund's first investment later this month, explained Cook.

Snapchat patent reveals future Spectacles with augmented reality. And dinosaurs.

Snapchat patent reveals future Spectacles with augmented reality. And dinosaurs. The first version, released in November, was a disappointment for some, not for its lack of color selection, but for the absence of augmented reality.But a patent published Thursday reveals an augmented future for Spectacles and other wearables and gadgets made by Snap Inc.

Activists target ads at lawmakers who voted to sell your data for targeted ads

Activists target ads at lawmakers who voted to sell your data for targeted ads Members of Congress who voted to sell your web history for advertising are now seeing some personalized ads of their own.Online privacy activists have placed attack billboards in the districts of several lawmakers who pushed through a bill letting internet providers pawn off their customers' browsing data.

Lonzo Ball's signature shoe got savaged on Twitter, but his dad might have the last laugh

Lonzo Ball's signature shoe got savaged on Twitter, but his dad might have the last laugh But it's LaVar Ball who may yet have the last laugh.He called out Lonzo's UCLA teammates, said he could've beaten Michael Jordan one-on-one back in the day, dissed LeBron James' kids.

Kraft ad teaches moms how to swear in front of their 'monkey-flunking' kids

Kraft ad teaches moms how to swear in front of their 'monkey-flunking' kids Kraft is marking the holiday with a foul-mouthed new commercial in which real-life swearing expert Melissa Mohr offers up some creative, kid-friendly alternatives to curse words.The premise is rooted in market research that found that nearly three quarters of moms admit to having dropped the F-bomb in front of their kids.

We've reached peak sharing because there's now a basketball-sharing service

We've reached peak sharing because there's now a basketball-sharing service A company in Zhejiang, eastern China, has launched a basketball-sharing service it's sure will be a slam dunk.The service, which debuted at a University there, allows users to have a basketball for 1.

Mark Zuckerberg-backed edutech startup is now a Harvard case study

Mark Zuckerberg-backed edutech startup is now a Harvard case study Education technology startup Byju's, backed by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), is now a Harvard case study.It is only the fourth Indian startup to make it to the haloed Harvard Business Publishing platform, after Flipkart (India's largest online retailer), Paytm (India's biggest mobile wallet) and GOQii (India's leading health and fitness startup).

This subscription box for single women is everything that's wrong with tech bro culture

This subscription box for single women is everything that's wrong with tech bro culture These days, there are subscription boxes for just about everything.SinglesSwag is a subscription service aimed exclusively at "fun and fabulous single women.