The dictionary publisher says it's just doing its job. We asked Kory Stamper, a lexicographer at Merriam-Webster, for the inside scoop. Read more...More about Donald Trump, President, Potus, Trolling, and Troll
Growbots uses machine learning to provide sales teams with the right leads to kickstart their outbound sales process. The service, which argues that its product can save each member of a sales team a few days of work every month, today announced that it has raised a $2.5 million funding round from Buran VC, Lighter Capital and a number of angel investors. This brings the company’s… Read More
Four different “credit repair” operations have been ordered to pay a total of more than $2 million in penalties for allegedly tricking people into thinking their bad credit could be easily fixed.The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced today that it filed complaints and proposed judgments against Prime Credit, LLC, IMC Capital, LLC, Commercial Credit Consultants, and Park View Law, …
Oh, Merriam-Webster, bless you and your shade.
By now, you've probably seen the announcement that British actress Jodi Whittaker will play the next Doctor in Doctor Who, making her the first woman to portray the iconic role in the long-running science fiction series.
Alas, as is common in 2017, the internet trolls had to weigh in with their two cents about why having a female Doctor means the world has gone "pc mad," whatever that means.More about Entertainment, Female, Trolls, Trolling, and Dr. Who
A volunteer effort by CarMax associates, Giants staff members and the military support organization Blue Star Families gave children and relatives of U.S. service members a memorable Friday. The 20 local children and their family members got a behind-the-scenes tour of AT&T Park, with a bonus for each child: a bicycle. Above, 6-year-old Hanna (left) and 8-year-old Briana Webster, sisters from Alameda, and the other children get a look at their new rides, put together by the volunteers, at right. Briana needed a new bicycle, making her surprise that much better.