Even though Meghan's Markle's official title is duchess, to a group of young ladies in New jersey, she is a princess – their princess [...]
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"CBS This Morning" co-host Gayle King looks back at the day's events as the American actress and advocate marries into Britain's royal family before a global audience; plus a look into this thoroughly modern marriage and its impact on the British monarchy [...]
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When young adults leave the parental nest, they often follow a predictable pattern. First, move in with roommates. Then graduate to a single or couple's pad. After that comes the big purchase of a single-family home. A lawnmower might be next. Looking at the new home construction industry, one would have good reason to presume those norms were holding steady. About two-thirds of new homes being built in the U.S. this year are single-family dwellings, complete [...]
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GDPR is right around the corner, so it's time to prepare your personal data requests. If you live in the European Union, tech companies have to comply with personal data requests after May 25th. And there's a handy website that helps you do just that. My Data Request lists dozens of tech companies and tells you how you can contact them. The website also links to the privacy policy of each service and tells you what [...]
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A new app called Siempo wants to un-addict you from your smartphone and its numerous attention-stealing apps. To do so, Siempo replaces an Android device's homescreen, while also taking advantage of a number of design principles to push distractions further away, and give you more control over your notifications. The startup, which launched a few weeks ago on Google Play, actually began as a hardware company. A hardware startup shifts to software In 2015, the original co-founders [...]
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French startup La Belle Vie announced a new funding round of $6.5 million earlier this week (€5.5 million). Julien Mangeard, Thibaut Faurès Fustel de Coulanges, Louis Duclert, Kima Ventures and Shake-Up Factory participated in the founding round. Online grocery shopping is becoming quite competitive in Paris. You can order groceries from Amazon using Amazon Prime Now. And all the traditional supermarkets are launching or relaunching services to order and receive groceries within a couple of hours [...]
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It took a couple of years, but Apple has started to pay back illegal tax benefits to the Irish government. The company has paid $1.77 billion (€1.5 billion) into an escrow account designed to hold the fine. Apple has to pay $15 billion in total (€13 billion). In August 2016, the European Commission said that Apple benefited from illegal tax benefits in Ireland from 2003 to 2014. According to Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Apple [...]
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Dear White People has a pretty provocative title — and the show, for the most part, lives up to that promise, with a sharply drawn portrait of racial tension at Winchester University, a fictional Ivy League school. It was originally a film written and directed by Justin Simien, who then reinvented the story as a Netflix series with each episode focusing on a different character; the spotlight shifts from Samantha White (played by Logan Browning), [...]
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