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Apple finally made these apps free for all users

Good news for people with old or used Macs.  Apple updated several Mac and iOS apps—including iMovie, Numbers, Keynote, Pages and GarageBand—to make them free for all users, MacRumors reports.Previously, the apps were free for users who purchased a new Mac, iPad or iPhone since...

Hey, hiring managers — throw that beer test out the window

Over the last few years, the notion of passing a so-called "beer test" has become a pretty popular step of the interview process for deciding which employee candidates may be the next best cultural fit for your brand.   Personally, after years of running a...

Petsmart bought Chewy.com in what’s reported to be the biggest e-commerce deal ever

Petsmart just snapped up pet supply site Chewy.com in what's reported to be the biggest e-commerce deal in history. The big box store paid around $3.35 billion for the online outlet, according to Recode's sources — slightly more than the $3.3 billion Walmart spent on...

Internet collectively shouts ‘too soon’ after Adidas’ terrible marathon email

121st Boston Marathon in Boston on Apr. 17, 2017.Image: Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesBy Nicole Gallucci2017-04-18 20:30:54 UTCWelcome to the club, Adidas. The company is the latest in a string of brands to find itself frantically apologizing for doing something stupid.  On...

Hodor considers entering politics to fight for marriage equality

Kristian Nairn might step into politics.Image: Ethan Miller/Getty ImagesBy Sasha Lekach2017-04-18 20:25:27 UTCGame of Thrones star Kristian Nairn is saying a lot more than "Hodor!" these days.  The Northern Ireland native, known for acting in HBO's Game of Thrones and for his DJ sets...

‘Take that for data!’ is already the NBA Playoffs’ championship meme

Can we make David Fizdale coach of the year, please?Image: AP/REX/ShutterstockBy Sam Laird2017-04-18 19:52:34 UTCHis Memphis Grizzlies lost the game, but coach David Fizdale definitely won the internet.  So, uh, take that for data! Fizdale's Grizzlies faced the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night in...

Kendrick Lamar and Don Cheadle face off in crazy video for ‘DNA’

Not even a full week after the release of DAMN., Kung Fu Kenny delivers again. No, it's not another album—but if you love Don Cheadle then this just might be better.  The actor and Kendrick Lamar battle back and forth to the ferocious song "DNA,"...

Facebook to developers: Help us destroy Snapchat

Mark Zuckerberg cares about a few things: his family (including his dog Beast), live video and VR, and destroying Snapchat. The 32-year-old billionaire CEO made that clear in his keynote during Facebook's annual F8 developers conference. When most of the world was seeing flashing headlines...

Mental health org and ‘Stranger Things’ star send warnings about ’13 Reasons Why’

The handwringing over Netflix's 13 Reasons Why continues, with an Australian mental health organization and fellow-Netflix cast member who plays 'Barb' from Stranger Things coming out with concerns about the subject matter of the show. Soon after 13 Reasons Why premiered on the streaming site...

Everything you need to know about what Facebook announced at F8

Image: Justin Sullivan/GettyBy Freia Lobo2017-04-18 19:17:46 UTCFacebook just showed the world some big plans. CEO Mark Zuckerberg kicked off its F8 developer conference with a new mission focused on community, some obvious movie references, and tons of dad jokes. After the scattershot intro, Facebook...