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An Uber engineer died by suicide, and his family blames the company culture

Uber is in the limelight again for another employee horror story after one of its engineers died by suicide.  The employee’s family alleges that workplace stress and racism contributed to a decline in mental health before Joseph Thomas’ death. SEE ALSO: The most cringe-worthy quotes from CEO Travis Kalanick on ...

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This NYU student went undercover as a worker in a Chinese iPhone factory

NYU Wagner student Dejian Zeng spent six weeks working undercover in a Chinese iPhone factory as part of a joint project with ‘China Labor Watch.’ Read more…More about Real Time Video, Real Time Video, Real Time, Real Time Video, and Real Time Please click the link below to view full ...

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At F8, Facebook failed to convince publishers they actually care about them

Facebook is listening. No, not to your phone calls — probably. They are listening to publishers. And yet, publishers are still wary of the technology company’s power and its ability to help them succeed in the new media industry.  SEE ALSO: Facebook is on a big listening tour for local ...

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Facebook's fake news problem was so bad even Barack Obama talked to him about it

After a long, confusing, fake news-filled 2016 election in which Donald Trump became President of the United States, Barack Obama was one of the many people to take shots at Facebook’s role in spreading fake news. But according to a new New York Times Magazine article published online on Tuesday, ...

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Researchers used recycled glass bottles to create super batteries

Researchers at the University of California, Riverside’s Bourns College of Engineering have used waste glass bottles and a low-cost chemical process to create nanosilicon anodes for high-performance lithium-ion batteries.  Read more…More about Real Time Video, Anode, Lithium Ion Battery, Power, and Environment Please click the link below to view full ...

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This brilliant case will end your kid's iPhone addiction

Here’s one way to curb phone addiction.  A Japanese company has created an iPhone case to help parents stop their kids from becoming too addicted to their phones. SEE ALSO: iPhone App Shrinks Your Data & Your Monthly Bill The case, called the Otomos, is fixed to the phone and ...

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Uber plans to have its flying car ready by 2020

Uber’s flying car plans are coming together — and it looks like it won’t be taking to the skies alone. The company’s aspiration to build an urban air transportation network took a major leap on Tuesday with its Elevate Summit event in Dallas. The three-day conference was billed as a ...

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This tiny iPhone gadget can help you detect hazards lurking in the air

The ‘Sprimo Personal Air Monitor’ can plug into your iPhone and show you what you’re breathing in.  It detects the volatile organic compounds in air then shows the results in a color and number scale.  This device can give you a peace of mind by knowing the air quality around ...

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Apple launches global in-store education program

Apple has nearly 500 stores around the world. Now those retail spaces will double as education centers. On Tuesday, the company unveiled “Today at Apple,” a new in-store program of educational sessions that will run the gamut from beginner to pro-level. Apple has piloted some similar programs, but only on ...

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Samsung and LG are working hard on phones that are basically all screen

Smartphones are inching closer and closer to becoming pure slabs of glass. Just look at Samsung’s Galaxy S8 and its “infinity display” which covers 83% of the front or the LG G6’s “full vision” display and its 80% screen-to-body ratio. As futuristic as those phones look, they’re not quite fully ...

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