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Has Google acquired HTC? We'll find out soon

The rumors that Google is looking to buy part of stumbling Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC might be confirmed or denied very soon. On Wednesday, the Taiwanese Stock Exchange (TWSE) said it will halt trading in HTC shares, starting Sept. Show More Summary

The first millennial director of East Colorado's SBDC is helping businesses thrive

Lisa Hudson and her team at the East Colorado Small Business Development Center have accomplished all but one of their 18 goals set for the year.  This would be impressive for any business leader, but it's even more praiseworthy since it's her first year at the helm of the SBDC. Show More Summary

Toys 'R' Us filed for bankruptcy with its classic jingle

Amid the hundreds of pages of legal verbiage and financial information, Toys “R” Us Inc.’s bankruptcy filing included something unusual: a song. SEE ALSO: Walgreens pact to buy fewer Rite Aid stores wins approval At the start of hisShow More Summary

How to start a business with your friend—without ripping each others’ throats out

“It? ?is? ?a? ?bad? ?idea? ?to? ?start? ?a? ?business? ?with? ?your? ?best? ?friend.? ?It? ?is? ?also? ?a? ?terrible? ?idea? ?to? ?start? ?a business? ?with? ?your? ?wife? ?or? ?your? ?girlfriend.? ?You? ?will? ?end? ?up? ?friendless,?...Show More Summary

Everybody clam down about artificial intelligence

While a few prominent tech and government leaders spark fear over an Artifical Intelligence-led war against humans, I believe the real AI issues that need to be addressed today are more nuanced, technical and ethical.  People building...Show More Summary

Ellevest just raised $34 million to help women invest strategically

Investing tailored to women is turning out to be big business. Ellevest, the platform for investing for women, just raised $34 million.  Investing for women sounds like it could be an insulting idea—don't women understand investing the normal way?—but that's not what Ellevest is doing. Show More Summary

An Interview With Mark Zuckerberg’s Best Friend, Beast

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Twitter's crackdown on terrorism appears to be working

Twitter has been successfully weeding out terrorism from its network. The company revealed Tuesday it removed 299,649 accounts over the first six months of 2017. That may sound like a lot, but it's a 20 percent decline from the previous six months. Show More Summary

Here’s what your identity sells for on the dark web

How much is your personal data worth to you? A lot. (Thanks, Equifax.) And how much is it worth to an identity thief? You may be surprised, or insulted, or enraged, to find out. SEE ALSO: This chatbot could help you sue Equifax Verified...Show More Summary

Is Bitcoin worth nothing? Maybe! But that's not stopping it.

What's the value of Bitcoin? I can't tell you that, but I can tell you something equally important: No one knows.  Not a single person can tell you what the price of Bitcoin will be tomorrow, in a month, or in ten years. Not the Core...Show More Summary

What Ellen Pao's case—and advocacy—means to women

In 2015, Ellen Pao lost her gender discrimination lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers Pao saw her reputation dragged through the mud, spent hundreds of thousands of her own money, and was viewed by many as greedy or ungrateful...Show More Summary

Cities are getting thirsty for that new Amazon headquarters

It's been nearly two weeks since Amazon announced that it's looking for the perfect place to build its second American headquarters and in that time, there's been a frenzy of cities hoping to catch Jeff Bezos' eye so he can choo-choo-choose...Show More Summary

Snap faces its first censorship challenge, removes Al Jazeera's Discover channel in Saudi Arabia

Snap's found itself entangled for the first time in a politically-motivated censorship issue, one that legacy social media companies like Facebook have seen before. And it's never ended well, optically, for its competitors.   Snap, the...Show More Summary

Hulu's big win proves the Emmys are more important than ever

This is exactly the sentiment that Hulu wants to see after its big win at the Emmys: Ok I REALLY need to get Hulu so I can watch Handmaid's Tale. — Mark Buchanan (@therealmarkb) September 18, 2017 The morning after Hulu's The Handmaid's...Show More Summary

Equifax's pretty basic fail means the data of 400,000 Britons are at risk

We already knew that Americans weren't the only ones to be rightly concerned about the Equifax hack, but the latest statement from the company's UK branch is quite something.  SEE ALSO: This chatbot could help you sue Equifax Equifax...Show More Summary

Mark Zuckerberg talked baby names with the president of China during Facebook's charm campaign

Facebook founder and all-around bossman Mark Zuckerberg was apparently so eager to get Facebook accessible in China, where it has been blocked since 2009, that he tried to chat up Chinese president Xi Jinping on baby names. SEE ALSO:...Show More Summary

Build your utility belt of coding skills without going back to school

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Being a coder is kind of like being a doctor (without the whole saving lives part). You can eventually specialize in one particular field, but you still need solid training in multiple disciplines to excel at your job. Show More Summary

After 50 years of history, Rolling Stone is up for sale

After 50 years of independent history, legendary music and pop culture mag Rolling Stone is now up for sale.  SEE ALSO: The Hound From 'Game of Thrones' Sings the Rolling Stones Gus Wenner, son of Rolling Stone founder Jan and president...Show More Summary

Facebook handed over info on those Russia-linked ads under a search warrant

There's more to the $100,000 in ads that Facebook sold to a Russian propaganda company.  Special counsel and former FBI Director Robert Mueller obtained a search warrant that forced Facebook to hand over the ads it sold to a company known for pro-Kremlin propaganda, as well as information about them. Show More Summary

How the tech elite's addiction to fancy coffee turned Blue Bottle into a tech startup

Blue Bottle's fancy coffee shops have long been a favorite haunt of Silicon Valley's movers and shakers. So at some point, a who's who of prominent venture capitalists decided that since they were pouring money into everything else, they might as well fund their preferred baristas too. Show More Summary

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