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    Entertainment The seven best moments of the 2020 Oscars – Fast Company

    The 92nd Academy Awards came and went with a handful of buzzy moments actually worth reliving. From Billie Eilish’s meme-worthy side-eye to Jeff Bezos getting flamed, here are the top 6 moments of the Oscars... via Fast Company – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    World 50 years ago today, the internet was born in Room 3420 – Fast Company

    When I visited UCLA’s Boelter Hall last Wednesday, I took the stairs to the third floor, looking for Room 3420. And then I walked right by it. From the hallway, it’s a pretty unassuming place.... Read more via Fast Company – Get more World News
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    World The first car painted with the world’s “blackest black” is deeply unsettling – Fast Company

    It’s hard to describe Vantablack, the world’s darkest black pigment, without seeing it for yourself. First developed for use in light-sensitive aerospace components (and infamously licensed for artistic use solely by sculptor Anish Kapoor), the pigment uses tiny carbon nanotubes to absorb up...
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    Digital How to find hidden cameras in your Airbnb, and anywhere else – Fast Company

    In recent months there’s been a number of alarming reports of Airbnb hosts installing hidden cameras in their properties but not disclosing them to the guests staying there. Back in January Fast Company reported on a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University who discovered two...
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    Digital 26 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Calendar could do – Fast Company

    If there’s one digital tool I rely on as much as Gmail, it’s Google Calendar. From work deadlines to family happenings and random reminders, Calendar is what keeps me on track, on time, and on top of the approximately 1.7 zillion things I tend to juggle on an hourly … Read more via Fast...
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    World Chess legend Garry Kasparov: “Humans still have the monopoly on evil” – Fast Company

    At Austin’s SXSW festival, Garry Kasparov, who many consider the greatest chess player of all time, made an appearance to speak on ethics in AI and warn of security threats.... Read more via Fast Company – Get more World News
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    General Health 4 things every introvert should do before a networking event – Fast Company

    There is a misconception that extroverts make better leaders and networkers. After all, they’re Type A go-getters, they have bravado, and they’re charismatic. Excellent leadership qualities, right? Yes, in specific situations. However, research published in Harvard Business Review revealed that...
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    Entertainment Bill Cosby sentencing trial: 5 things to know – Fast Company

    Comedian Bill Cosby will appear in a Pennsylvania court today for a two-day hearing in which he is expected to be sentenced for the drugging and sexual assault of Andrea Constand 14 years ago.... Read more via Fast Company – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    World A preventable measles outbreak has led to 37 deaths in Europe – Fast Company

    The World Health Organization announced last week that the number of measles cases in Europe jumped sharply during the first six months of 2018, with more.... Read more via Fast Company – Get more World News
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    Business Move over Apple, Amazon could be worth $2.5 trillion by 2024 – Fast Company

    That’s according to a new report from MKM Partners, reports CNBC. While a $2.5 trillion valuation is a long way off from Amazon’s current market value of around.... Read more via Fast Company – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Metro Owning an iPhone is a common indicator that you’re rich – Fast Company News

    “No individual brand is as predictive of being high-income as owning an Apple iPhone.” That’s according to a new paper from University of Chicago economists Marianne Bertrand and Emir Kamenica, reports Business Insider. The economists inferred demographics based on people’s media consumption...
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    Metro My dad taught me how to deal with bullies, because he was one – Fast Company

    “Teddy, what’s three times five?” It’s asked in a voice I can’t ignore. “Fifteen.” “And what’s four times five?” More demanding now. “Twenty,” I say, dreading the next question, knowing.... Read more via Fast Company – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    World Tesla on Autopilot crashes into parked police car – Fast Company

    It seems as if Telsa’s troubles as of late keep mounting. It seems as if Telsa’s troubles as of late keep mounting. Now there has been another Autopilot crash–this time a Tesla Model S slammed into a parked police cruiser in Laguna Beach, California, reports USA Today. Read more via Fast...
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    Entertainment Eminem Blasts The NRA In A Politically Charged Freestyle – Fast Company

    What: A live performance from the iHeart Music Awards, with a bit of activism sprinkled in. Who: Eminem and Kehlani Why we care: Last fall, Eminem emerged from seeming retirement to deliver his best performance in at least 15 years. It was a blistering freestyle screed against Donald Trump...
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    World Facebook’s reliance on advertising enables fake news, says report – Fast Company

    The report was cowritten by a former Facebook privacy and public policy advisor, reports the Guardian. In it the former exec says the disinformation spread during 2016 events like Brexit and the U.S. presidential election is strongly linked to the nature of Facebook as an advertising platform...
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    World After Opposing Trump, Companies Like Starbucks (Kind Of) Thank Him For Tax Cuts – Fast Company

    Back when Donald Trump was still campaigning for president, Starbucks—then helmed by Howard Schultz—was one of the most vocal critics of the Republican candidate’s divisive rhetoric. In keeping with its ethos of social responsibility, Starbucks took tangible steps to combat Trump’s proposed...
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    World A dangerous fake news story about flu shots spread like a virus on Facebook – Fast Company

    The story, posted earlier this week by YourNewsWire, suggested that the U.S. Center for Disease Control had determined that this year’s flu shot was responsible for many flu-related deaths. In fact, the CDC has said nothing of the kind, and is encouraging people to get a flu shot. Snopes...
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    World Trump thinks Tim Cook is a “great guy” for investing billions in the United States – Fast...

    President Trump is gushing about Apple—and CEO Tim Cook—following news that the company will contribute $350 billion to the U.S. economy in the next five years. During a speech Thursday in Pennsylvania, Trump said Cook was a “great guy” and claimed he called to thank him for Apple’s investment...
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    Business Google used ads to make millions from vulnerable addicts seeking treatment – Fast Company

    The search giant profited by up to £200 (about $270 USD) every time an addict clicked on an advertised link for supposedly “free” addiction helplines in the U.K., reports the Times. But these “free” helpline websites are most often just fronts for referral services who suggest patients then go...