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19 powerful men in politics and media accused of sexual misconduct in the wake of Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein.Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein fell from his lofty pedestal atop the entertainment industry in October after more than 80 women accused him of varying degrees of sexual misconduct. Since the accusations against Weinstein came to light, the floodgates have opened and scores of women have come out with allegations against some of the […]

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REVIEW: Amazon’s newest Echo is better than the original in every way, but you don’t need it if you already have one (AMZN, GOOG, GOOGL)

The new Amazon Echo lets you replace the outer casing with tasteful “shells.” Amazon The new Amazon Echo, which costs $99 normally, will be $80 on Black Friday. It’s way better than the first Echo, with a slimmer profile, better sound, and an auxiliary jack in the back to plug in your own speakers.  However, […]

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Alabama’s largest newspapers used Sunday’s front page to tell voters, ‘Stand for decency, reject Roy Moore’

Roy Moore. Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images Alabama’s most influential newspapers denounced Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and threw their support behind Democrat Doug Jones in a scathing editorial on Sunday. The joint editorial board said the seriousness of the sexual misconduct allegations against Moore “cannot be overstated” and called the state’s upcoming election a “turning point” […]

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Microsoft Bing has the best Black Friday shopping site we’ve ever seen (MSFT)

Getty/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez Microsoft Bing has a truly useful repository of Black Friday ads from retailers all over the country. Another handy Black Friday resource is SlickDeals, a community of frugal shoppers that helps you figure out which are actually the best deals. It’s the week before Thanksgiving here in the United States, and all […]

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Tesla is seemingly taking a big risk with the Semi and new Roadster — but it just might work (TSLA)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the new Roadster.Tesla Tesla is once again in a period where it looks like it’s doing too much. This has coincided with a sliding stock price and questions about its focus. But the company is guided by a vision that’s bigger than mere business success. LOS ANGELES — Tesla is more than […]

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The 4-Hour Workweek’ author Tim Ferriss reveals what he’s learned after a difficult year of introspection, and how he built a passionate fanbase of millions

. Author, podcast host, and tech investor Tim Ferriss. Sarah Jacobs/Business Insider Tim Ferriss first found fame in 2007 with the massive bestseller “The 4-Hour Workweek.” His interview podcast, “The Tim Ferriss Show,” has been downloaded nearly 200 million times. His newest book, “Tribe of Mentors,” is a collection of advice he gathered from some of the […]

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Former GM CEO calls Tesla a ‘losing enterprise,’ and says it’s ‘going out of business’ (TSLA)

Tesla Former General Motors executive Bob Lutz panned Tesla less than 24 hours after the electric-car company revealed its first big rig truck and a new roadster.  Lutz called Tesla a “losing enterprise” and said it’s “going out of business.” Tesla has had problems of late, both on its assembly lines and in the front […]