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'Very uncertain' Yellen still predicts U.S. inflation rebound
Reuters • Jonathan Spicer
Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media
Entrepreneur Magazine • The Oracles
Cramer: The market's 'era of good feelings' is lifting stocks despite bad news
CNBC • Elizabeth Gurdus
British water utilities admit they use divining rods to find leaks
Ars Technica • Timothy B. Lee
Time to pay attention to net neutrality again
Marketplace • American Public Media
How Internet Cat Videos Paved the Way for Oscar Contender ‘Kedi’
The Wrap • Steve Pond
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine': Holt Interrogates Squad in Missing Thanksgiving Pie Caper (Exclusive Video)
The Wrap • Tony Maglio
In some countries, fake news on Facebook is a matter of life and death
Columbia Journalism Review • Mathew Ingram
'Crain's Chicago Business' Shuts Down Comments Section
MediaPost • Sara Guaglione
Stars Rail Against Net Neutrality Repeal Plan: ‘Corporations Will Control the Entirety of the Internet’
The Wrap • Sean Burch
 
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Economic Policy, Federal Reserve
'Very uncertain' Yellen still predicts U.S. inflation rebound
ReutersJonathan Spicer
NEW YORK () - Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stuck by her prediction that U.S. inflation will soon rebound but offered on Tuesday an unusually strong caveat: she is “very uncertain” about this and is open to the possibility that prices could...
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Accommodations & Lodging, Digital Media
Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media
Entrepreneur MagazineThe Oracles
Think about how you use social media. Is it simply a method to connect with people? A distraction from boredom at work? Or is it a tool to reach thousands—even millions—of qualified customers? “Business owners are bombarded by information about using social...
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Social Media Industry
Cramer: The market's 'era of good feelings' is lifting stocks despite bad news
CNBCElizabeth Gurdus
When 's Jim Cramer talks about the "era of good feelings," he's not referencing the U.S. history books. "No, I'm talking about this week of Thanksgiving, where the buyers pay up and the sellers walk away," the "Mad Money" host said. "It's...
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Social Media Industry, Technology Industry
British water utilities admit they use divining rods to find leaks
Ars TechnicaTimothy B. Lee
Ten out of 12 water utilities in the United Kingdom admitted that their technicians use divining rods to find underground leaks or water pipes, according to an investigation by science blogger Sally Le Page. Dowsing is a centuries-old technique for locating underground...
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ABC (network), CBS Television Distribution
Time to pay attention to net neutrality again
MarketplaceAmerican Public Media
FACEBOOK TWITTER The Federal Communications Commission will not uphold Obama-era net neutrality rules. Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai asked the commission to adopt a more free-market approach to regulating the internet. Net neutrality is the idea that all data transmitted over the...
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Disney Channel, Facebook Inc
How Internet Cat Videos Paved the Way for Oscar Contender ‘Kedi’
The WrapSteve Pond
This interview about “Kedi” first appeared in the Race Begins issue of TheWrap’s Oscar magazine. Some of the most fascinating characters in this year’s Oscar-contending documentaries aren’t even human. Ceyda Torun’s “Kedi,” for instance, is a look at some of the street...
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Facebook Inc, Google Inc
‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine': Holt Interrogates Squad in Missing Thanksgiving Pie Caper (Exclusive Video)
The WrapTony Maglio
You don’t steal a man’s Thanksgiving dessert — you just don’t. On Tuesday, someone on the “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” squad is going down for absconding with Captain Holt’s (Andre Braugher) baked goods. Every year, Holt and Kevin (guest star Marc Evan Jackson) buy...
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Facebook Inc, Freedom of Speech
In some countries, fake news on Facebook is a matter of life and death
Columbia Journalism ReviewMathew Ingram
Misinformation distributed by social platforms like Facebook has almost become old news in the United States, thanks to all the attention focused on Russian troll armies trying to influence the 2016 presidential election. But in some countries such as Myanmar, “fake news”...
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Digital Media, NPR
'Crain's Chicago Business' Shuts Down Comments Section
MediaPostSara Guaglione
While ChicagoBusiness.com was using discussion platform Disqus to host readers’ comments, Crain’s Chicago Business says “the trolls” were no match for the site’s team. “Simply put, we do not have the personnel to manage this commentary, to keep it civil and fair...
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Media & Advertising, Net Neutrality
Stars Rail Against Net Neutrality Repeal Plan: ‘Corporations Will Control the Entirety of the Internet’
The WrapSean Burch
Hollywood and media stars are lashing out at the Federal Communications Commission, after Chairman Ajit Pai announced on Tuesday the FCC will vote next month to repeal its current net neutrality laws — preventing internet providers from slowing down or “throttling” service...
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