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Google writes a $50 million check to prep the world's workers for the rise of its robots

Google's philanthropic arm is launching a multimillion-dollar effort to aid workers impacted by some of the tech championed by its parent company. Google.org said Wednesday that it's set aside $50 million to fund nonprofits focused on...Show More Summary

It's official: 2 billion people use Facebook every month

Out of the dorm, into the history books.  Facebook announced on Wednesday that the social network is used by 2 billion people per month. SEE ALSO: What Facebook's most 'meaningful' Groups tell us about Zuckerberg's grand vision Excuse us, 2.01 billion. Show More Summary

10 free classes that'll make anyone better (and happier) at their job

Despite how different our jobs may be—whether we’re an engineer or a sales rep, work remotely or in an open office—we all have one thing in common: We want to be better at what we do. Well, reaching success (and, alternatively, being happier) in our careers starts with the right habits. Show More Summary

Chipotle is under investigation, and it's not over charging for guac

Federal regulators have some serious questions for Chipotle after the chain suffered yet another food poisoning outbreak at a Virginia restaurant this month. The burrito shop revealed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on...Show More Summary

5 ways to flourish in the freelance economy with Natalie Zfat

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How to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum

If you've seen the incredible upward momentum of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies, you've maybe also considered getting in on the action. Now, you're gonna learn how. But first, a disclaimer: Bitcoin, Ethereum, and so many of the other cryptocurrencies out there can be a way to pay for stuff online, sure. Show More Summary

Facebook pledges money to help keep elections safe

Less than a year after Mark Zuckerberg derided the idea that his social network might have any serious impact on the U.S. election, Facebook announced that it will donate money to cybersecurity education efforts as well as a new project...Show More Summary

How to turn your home into an Airbnb and make bank

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. You might see Airbnb as a way for you and your friends to escape the mundanity of the 9-to-5 and steal away to a cool location for a few days. Show More Summary

Rick Perry was pranked (twice) by a pair of Russian jokesters and we're all doomed

What follows is an account of something that can, honestly, happen to anyone: getting prank called. Except in this case, the prank callers were Russian and the victim was Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who proceeded to have a 20-minute...Show More Summary

In three tweets, Trump bans trans people from military service

On Wednesday morning President Trump fired off a bombshell of a tweet, leaving the world in suspense for a few painful moments as he prepped for an announcement. Trump explained after consulting with his "Generals and military experts" the United States Government "would not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Show More Summary

Apple goes country in ad filled with flags, motorcycles, and Brantley Gilbert

The company that famously brags about designing things in California is looking toward Sweet Home Alabama. Apple set its sights set on the American heartland in the latest country-heavy commercial for its music streaming service. The...Show More Summary

Donald Trump claims Apple CEO Tim Cook promised him 3 U.S. manufacturing plants

Make Apple American Again. Donald Trump told the Wall Street Journal in an interview on Tuesday that Apple CEO Tim Cook committed to building three new manufacturing plants in the U.S. "I spoke to [Mr. Cook], he’s promised me three big...Show More Summary

Michael Kors is buying Jimmy Choo for the price of a whole lot of Jimmy Choos

Michael Kors is taking a huge (and very fashionable) step forward in the industry. The once luxurious, now ubiquitous fashion company announced via press release Tuesday that it would be acquiring iconic footwear and accessories brand...Show More Summary

Forget procrastination with these productivity hacks and tips

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Somewhere inside your lazy bones, there waits a hyper-productive, highly motivated version of you ready to be unleashed upon the world. Show More Summary

Women are way better than men at crowdfunding, study says

In Silicon Valley, venture capital funding still overwhelmingly favors men.  Male investors often don't fully understand the value of ideas women entrepreneurs pitch them. They throw capital at food delivery service after food delivery...Show More Summary

Amazon already has its eye on the car repair market, and auto shops should be worried

Between Amazon's blitz into the grocery market and its fashion aspirations, you might have missed the shopping juggernaut's entry into the auto world. Car retailers certainly haven't. The company has already built a sizable businessShow More Summary

LeBron James turned a pizza investment into a lot of dough

It's good to be the king.  NBA superstar LeBron James has already proven himself a savvy businessman. One of his most recent investments is just the pepperoni on his pizza.  James's $1 million investment in restaurant startup Blaze Pizza...Show More Summary

Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos invest in a rival to Uber's trucking business

As Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos jockey for the designation of world’s wealthiest man, the Seattle billionaires are united behind at least one local venture. They’re both investors in a trucking logistics startup that competes with UberShow More Summary

4 ways entrepreneurs can save money without giving up Starbucks

“If you want to save money, just give up your daily coffee at Starbucks!”  Next to cutting back on avocado toast, this is one of the oldest money-saving tactics in the book. But I will admit that it works — sort of. It’s good adviceShow More Summary

Uber passenger given a whopping $10 credit after his driver engaged in a sex act

If you end up with an Uber driver engaged in a sex act, Uber will offer you $10 for your troubles.  That's what happened to Aner Manuel, who posted a video that appeared to show his Uber driver engaged in sexual acts while operatingShow More Summary

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