• By Fast Company   -   Apr 22, 2018

    “WESTWORLD” RECAP: THE FIVE EASIEST WAYS TO CATCH UP ON SEASON 1

    Wait, what happened at the end of the first season again? We know there was mayhem and a lot of characters got shot, but the last time...

    News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 21, 2018

    HOW THIS AFRICAN-AMERICAN POT GROWER IS MASTERING CALIFORNIA'S GREEN RUSH

    Bryant Mitchell drove 450 miles twice a week to learn how wine distillation practices could be applied to making marijuana concentrates. A...

    Wine, Green, Business, Technology
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 21, 2018

    WALL STREET HAS IPHONE X SALES JITTERS, BUT THE FACTS AREN'T IN

    Apple stock dropped 4 percent Friday on reports of soft iPhone X demand. Reports of the demise of the super-premium iPhone may be premature,...

    Sale, Buy, Technology
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SMUGMUG IS THROWING ONCE-VITAL FLICKR A LIFELINE

    If you're under the age of 30, you probably don't remember this, but there was a time, earlier in this century, when Flickr was the...

    News, Technology
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    E. COLI LETTUCE OUTBREAK: HERE'S WHAT THE CDC SAYS TO DO RIGHT NOW

    After more than 30 people were hospitalized in 16 states, the CDC is issuing a serious new warning today about an E. coli outbreak....

    Rights, Region, Right, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    AMTRAK DITCHES THE DINING CAR ON SOME LONG-HAUL TRAINS

    One of the chief delights of choosing to travel long-haul by train versus plane (apart from skipping the whole airport security thing)...

    Travels, Travel, Security, Moving, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    NINTENDO'S LABO TOYS HAVE ARRIVED, AND HERE'S HOW TO GET STARTED

    Nintendo's Labo kits-build-them-yourself cardboard toys that use the Switch console as their brains-go on sale today. They're among...

    Sale, Building, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    CAN CALIFORNIA'S LEGAL MARIJUANA INDUSTRY UNDO THE DAMAGE OF THE DRUG WARS?

    Only about three dozen of the 3,200 to 3,600 American storefront marijuana dispensaries-among the more scalable categories in cannabis-were...

    Industry, Legal, Industries, Technology
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    GOOGLE WANTS AN ALTERNATIVE TO IMESSAGE. WILL APPLE SUPPORT IT?

    Here's an interesting story from The Verge on the future of Android text messaging. For the past couple years, Google has advocated...

    Service, Future, Services, Futures, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    THE MASSIVE WELLS FARGO SETTLEMENT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

    On Friday, Wells Fargo agreed to pay $1 billion to settle allegations that it engaged in mortgage and loan violations that caused its...

    Bank, Insurance, Banks, Insurances, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    WITH OR WITHOUT CUOMO, MEDMEN IS BLAZING A TRAIL FOR LEGAL WEED IN NEW YORK

    The California-based cannabis company is betting on marijuana legalization in the Empire State, and the timing couldn't be more crucial. On...

    New York, Legal, Companies, Company, Technology
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SURVEY: MOST FACEBOOK USERS DON'T EXPECT MUCH PRIVACY

    Consumers' expectation of data privacy is highly contextual. You've probably heard the saying, “consumers don't care about privacy,”...

    Data, Technology
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    NEW BUZZFEED SERIES USES SOCIAL MEDIA TO RETELL AMERICAN HISTORY

    “Future History: 1968” is a new mobile docu-series from BuzzFeed News that chronicles one of America's most formative years through...

    Futures, Media, Future, Medias, Entertainment
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    THE DEMOCRATS JUST SUED THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN WATERGATE-STYLE

    The Democratic Party has filed suit against President Donald Trump's presidential campaign, the Russian government, and Wikileaks,...

    Government, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    STARBUCKS TO ANGRY FACEBOOKERS: WE CAN'T DENY THIS IS A RACE ISSUE

    Last week, two black men were arrested in Philadelphia for sitting in a Starbucks. In the face of such apparent racism and growing...

    Companies, United States, Company, Education, Moving, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    CAN ONLINE RETAIL SOLVE ITS PACKAGING PROBLEM?

    A new wave of reusable packaging companies are trying to mitigate the waste from the billions of online purchases made each year. But...

    Companies, Company, Ideas
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    CELEBRITIES AND ACTIVISTS TEAM UP TO TARGET THE NRA

    This coalition of celebrities and activists-including Alyssa Milano, Jimmy Kimmel, and David Hogg-are taking on the NRA and the politicians...

    Entertainment
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HOW MUCH IS HARRY POTTER REALLY WORTH?

    Just when you thought J.K. Rowling's ubiquitous boy wizard couldn't conquer new territory, Harry Potter is making his official Broadway...

    New York, London, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    DON'T BE DISTRACTED BY AT&T'S SKINNY BUNDLE REVEAL. IT'S MOSTLY A PR STUNT

    To prove that his company won't punish cord-cutters if it acquires Time Warner, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson revealed plans for a $15-per-month...

    Sports, Sport, Service, Companies, Company, Services, News
  • By Fast Company   -   Apr 20, 2018

    5 WAYS YOU CAN FIGURE OUT HOW YOU'RE WASTING YOUR TIME

    Completing small tasks might give us a rush of dopamine. But it's tackling the big, complex ones that really make a difference. As...

    Moving, Leadership