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Instagram's New Shopping Feature Works Like a Digital Mall
Wired

Because #capitalism. more…

For Workers in the Gig Economy, Client Interactions Can Get … Weird
Wired

When you work inside people’s homes, things can quickly go from too friendly to creepy to outright sexual harassment. more…

Tech platforms should fight Islamophobia the way they fought ISIS
The Verge

Facebook and YouTube have helped quash terrorism before, and they can do it again more…

Starbucks will anchor the new $400 million food-focused Valor Siren Ventures fund
TechCrunch

Starbucks is serving up a steaming hot $100 million cash commitment to anchor a new food-focused fund in partnership with the consumer and tech-focused focused private equity firm Valor Equity Partners. The behemoth of burnt-coffee said that its commitment to… more…

The Great Final Battle Over Your Juul Has Begun
Gizmodo.com

Despite the announcement of Scott Gottlieb’s sudden resignation from the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month, the FDA commissioner said he remains confident that tighter regulation of the e-cigarette and tobacco industries following his departure … more…

National Puppy Day deals, plus iPad Pro, Nintendo Switch, and iRobot on sale for Mar. 23
Mashable

Why not celebrate National Puppy Day by spoiling your puppy with premium supplies from Walmart ; offering up to 38% off select dog food, and 10% off Seresto flea and tick collars. Spoil your pup into adulthood with PupBox ; they are offering the first box for… more…

Why are nets appearing over trees and hedges?
BBC News

High-profile nature lovers including broadcaster Chris Packham have criticised developers for promoting the practice. more…

From the Paras to civvy street: Life after the Army
BBC News

Photographer Ed Gold interviewed soldiers who served in Afghanistan and asked them about their lives outside of the Army. more…

Closing time? Japan convenience stores pressed to end 24-7 model amid labor crunch
Reuters

Japan's 24-hour convenience stores are struggling to stay open around the clock as an industry that has continually expanded now finds itself at the sharp end of a labor shortage. more…

APPLY NOW: Insider Inc. is hiring an entertainment reporter, visual features reporters, a billionaires reporter, and more
Business Insider

Insider Inc. has a number of editorial openings across both Business Insider and INSIDER. If you're interested in joining a fast-paced, growing newsroom, apply at the links provided below. Unless otherwise stated, positions are located in our New York City he… more…

Canadian inflation ticks higher in February amid lower gasoline prices - BNNBloomberg.ca
Bnnbloomberg.ca

Canadian inflation ticks higher in February amid lower gasoline prices BNNBloomberg.ca Canadian dollar hits 11-day low as data points to slowing domestic economy The Globe and Mail Pace of inflation in Canada ticked higher in February CBC.ca Weak inflation, d… more…

Levi Strauss public again - Business News - Castanet.net
Castanet.net

Levi Strauss public again - Business News Castanet.net Levi Strauss shares surge in company's return to stock market The Globe and Mail Levi Strauss goes public for the second time CBC.ca Levi’s Goes Public, With Jeans on the Trading Floor The New York Times … more…

IoT, AR and AI are Found Revolutionizing the World of Mobile Apps
Readwrite.com

Used creatively in hitherto unheard of sectors, the Internet of Things (IoT) shows no sign of slowing down especially in the mobile app realm. As never before in time — it’s ubiquitous. You can explore the Android or Apple store all by yourself. Whether it’s … more…

Cashierless app company rep blames NYC’s “diversity” for spot checks
Fastcompany.com

A customer writing to New York supermarket Fairway about its smartphone checkout receipt check policy got a strange reply about the city’s ‘diversity.’ Fairway, a New York area grocery store, is one of several chains around the country that lets customers che… more…

City votes to stop Chick-fil-a from opening at airport due to anti-LGBT bias
ABC News

The city council voted against the restaurant, 6-4, on Friday. more…

There’s No Good Reason for a New Yorker to Go to Hudson Yards
Newyorker.com

Alexandra Schwartz writes about the Hudson Yards, the development from Stephen Ross and Related Companies on Manhattan’s far West Side, and its various “experiences,” including the Vessel, the city’s first Neiman Marcus, and more. more…

PBS Launching Living Streaming Service on Amazon Prime
Hollywoodreporter.com

The $2.99-a-month offering, launching Thursday, will feature classic PBS series like 'The French Chef,' 'This Old House' and 'Antiques Roadshow,' along with more recent series like 'No Passport Required' and Christopher Kimball’s 'Milk Street.' more…

Rug & Weave Brings Global Textures, Textiles and Handmade Warmth Home
Designsponge.com

In today’s small business profile, we’re chatting with Sarah and Svein McBean whose shop Rug & Weave enjoys both a beautiful brick-and-mortar shop and an online shop. After years of traveling and dipping their toes into new cultures in far-off places, Sarah a… more…

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks rally ahead of Tilray earnings
Marketwatch.com

Cannabis stocks were higher Monday, as investors reacted to the latest tie-ups in the sector and awaited the release of quarterly earnings from Tilray Inc. after the close. more…

St. Patrick’s Day 2019: All the best freebies and deals
Yahoo.com

St. Patrick's Day 2019 is on Sunday, March 17th, which means you're undoubtedly getting ready for all sorts of festivities right now. Whether you already made plans or you're in the process of finding some fun St. Patty's day events in your area, there's one … more…