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Facebook is working to persuade advertisers to abandon their boycott. So far, they aren’t impressed.

More than 750 companies including Coca-Cola, Hershey and Unilever have already temporarily paused their advertising on Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram. More companies have joined the movement every day, with recent additions including Walgreens, Best Buy, Ford and Adidas. More than 200 advertisers joined in the past 24 hours. Kerri Pollard, senior vice president of […]

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Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot gives New Zealand sheepdogs a run for their money

Previously immune to the threat of techno-replacement (unless you want to count robot pets like Sony’s Aibo), sheepdogs in New Zealand are currently facing competition from the encroaching wave of automation, courtesy of Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot. A new video shows Spot carrying out a variety of assistive agricultural tasks, including inspecting crops and, yes, […]

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GameStop reportedly told employees to wrap their hands in plastic bags while they continued working during the coronavirus outbreak

Ben Gilbert/Business Insider A Manhattan-area GameStop store. Across America, non-essential services and businesses are temporarily shuttered as people stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Embattled retailer GameStop, the world’s largest video game retail chain, argued it was “essential” and stayed open until March 21. While the company is still operating a “delivery at […]

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The forgotten ‘third founder’ of Google is fighting a fierce legal battle against his wife, who says he purposely sold his startup in a ‘fire sale’ amid their divorce

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The SEC is reportedly investigating how Slack and other tech unicorns were opened for trading on their first day as public companies

Drew Angerer / Getty Images The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating the listings of a number of tech unicorns that went public on the New York Stock Exchange in the last few years, including Slack, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal. The probe is focusing in particular on how trading was […]