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All right, folks! I will come back calm and centered. You hold the fort with this ridiculous political stuff. I remember when no one cared.
The nation's top voting machine maker has admitted in a letter to a federal lawmaker that the company installed remote-access software on election-management systems it sold over a period of six years, raising questions about the security of those…
francine hardawayHow big do you think the backlash will be? My guess? Not very.
It's not news at this point that BuzzFeed has a serious news organization — one whose reporting on Russia made it a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize this year. But it's also a news organization whose stories are published alongside the social…
francine hardawayWouldn't it be interesting if Buzzeed could actually launch a viable news site for the future? We certainly need one. The old ones are pretty tired.
The New York Times
– Jul 17, 8:25 AM
NEW DELHI — On a sweltering Wednesday in June, a rail-thin woman named Rehmati gripped the doctor's table with both hands. She could hardly hold herself upright, the pain in her stomach was so intense. She had traveled for 26 hours in a hot…
francine hardawayIn Phoenix, everyone has air conditioning and the humidity is much lower. But Delhi is difficult to live in even when it's not hot because of the air quality.
Welcome to Money Diaries, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.
francine hardawayThis is misleading because the subject's parents pay her rent and give her an allowance:-)
The New York Times
Claire Cain Miller
– Jul 17, 9:05 AM
The share of women who earn more than their husbands, while still relatively small, is growing. When women do earn more, both husbands and wives seem uncomfortable — to the point of lying about it. That's the finding of a new paper from the…
francine hardawayIt's getting more common in my circles for the woman to earn more. But old customs die hard.
Marwan Fawaz's departure as CEO of Nest is yet another shake-up in the Google-owned smart home company's short history. Nest co-founder and former CEO Tony Fadell left in 2016 after reports of strained relationships with Google and Alphabet…
francine hardawayGoogle Home's voice device is so good that I can't believe it doesn't do better in the smart home department. It should.
Could an Early Supper Lower Breast, Prostate Cancer Risk? By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Having a late dinner and heading straight to bed may boost your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new…
francine hardawayThis is one of those nutty health care studies that may mean nothing, but could start a trend.