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Gillette is facing backlash for its #MeToo-inspired commercial that criticizes men — and it's not the first time men rioted after being told to act a certain way (PG)
Business Insider

Gillette challenged toxic masculinity in its latest ad. Commenters took to social media to criticize the commercial. Bonobos previously started a nearly identical controversy, but other companies have run similar spots without getting torn to shreds online. G… more…

Philips to close last UK manufacturing plant, putting 430 jobs at risk
The Guardian (AU)

Company says Brexit would have been factor in closure of Glemsford site in Suffolk Dutch technology company Philips plans to close its last manufacturing plant in the UK, after its chief executive previously warned that a hard Brexit could harm its ability to… more…

Sense uses machine learning to slash home energy consumption
Venturebeat.com

Sense, a startup that employs AI and custom sensors to help homeowners cut down on energy consumption, has raised $20 million in Series B funding. more…

Art of Unix Programming by Eric Steven Raymond Reformatted by Martin Tournoij
Arp242.net

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'Ambidextrous' robots could dramatically speed e-commerce
Sciencedaily.com

Engineers present a novel, 'ambidextrous' approach to grasping a diverse range of object shapes without training. more…

Why we need ‘new collar’ skills
Politico

Barbara Humpton, CEO of Siemens USA, has some ideas on what American companies need to do about the digital “skills gap.” more…

Full Q&A: Axios business editor Dan Primack on newsletters, IPOs and the economy in 2019
Recode

“I want to tell a reader something they don’t know yet ... I want to make them feel smart when they get to work and feel like they’re ready to do their jobs.” more…

Sewers could help clean the atmosphere
Phys.org

Sewage treatment—an unglamorous backbone of urban living—could offer a cost-effective way to combat climate change by flushing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. more…

How Safe Is Eaton and Its Dividend?
Fool.com

The industrial giant has a cyclical business. Can its dividend hold up in the next economic downturn? more…

Alcoa Corp (AA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
Fool.com

AA earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018. more…

Globalization in transition: The future of trade and value chains
Mckinsey.com

Globalization is reshaping global value chains through rising demand and new industry capabilities in the developing world as well as a wave of new technologies. more…

India’s Foreign Trade: December 2018
Pib.nic.in

India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-December 2018-19* are estimated to be USD 396.73Billion, exhibiting a positive growth of 13.79per cent over the same period last year. more…

Who pushes the button?
Aeon.co

From elevators to iPhones, the rise of pushbuttons has provoked a century of worries about losing the human touch more…

6 Must-Have Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant-Equipped Smart Home Device Accessories
Forbes.com

Best accessories for the smart home devices you received over the holidays. more…

How Davos Talk Brings Action to Mobility and Transportation Issues
Forbes.com

Mobility is a sector where the coordination of governments, business, and topic experts is not only beneficial but necessary. Many of the disruptions in mobility are being implemented in real life sometimes more rapidly than regulators can evaluate. more…

The Best Health And Fitness Gadgets 2019
Forbes.com

So, your new year’s resolutions including getting fit, but you’re not quite getting there yet? Perhaps technology can help. Here are the best fitness accessories available right now. more…

The most exciting new HomeKit devices coming in 2019
Cultofmac.com

Apple’s stealth play to hype HomeKit devices at CES gave the home-automation platform a major boost. A slew of new HomeKit-compatible devices are headed our way. From locks and TVs to blinds and video doorbells, they promise to make smart homes more exciting … more…

20 Everyday Things That Are Actually Not Good For The Baby
Babygaga.com

Putting things into the mouth is an inevitable practice that all babies do. They see something, grab it and pop it in. This is their way of exploring the world around them. Sadly, many accidents do occur in the home environment. Since there is no way parents … more…

WESCO International's Drivers Are Steady In The Short Run
Seekingalpha.com

WESCO leverages its expertise in supply chain management and cross-selling of products and services. Its international market share has grown steadily in the re more…

Wrap Technologies Introduces A Policing Tool That Will Rival The Taser
Seekingalpha.com

Axon Enterprise, Inc. pioneered the Less than Lethal police weapon market with their Taser conducted electrical weapon. But the Taser has drawbacks, and police more…