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Loftium Wants You to Host an Airbnb for 357 Days a Year in Exchange for a Home Down Payment

Ask someone what their dream house is, and you’ll get a lot of different answers. Perhaps a rustic ranch house out on the plains. Maybe a New York or San Francisco brownstone. It could even be that perfect little cottage with the nice rose garden, or a remote farm in Lincolnshire, where Mrs. Buckley lives (every July,…

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Report: Authorities Wiretapped Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Twice

CNN has learned US authorities wiretapped Paul Manafort, the spin artist for dictators who worked a tumultuous four-and-a-half month term as Donald Trump’s campaign manager in 2016.

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Equifax's Troubles Grow With News of Prior Breach, DOJ Investigation Into Stock Trades

Equifax, the credit reporting agency which recently lost said credit information on up to 143 million people to hackers, experienced another security breach months before it has already disclosed—and this news broke on the same day it was reported senior Equifax executives are being investigated for selling off stock…

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If an Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie Happens, He'll Probably Look Like This

Disney and Lucasfilm have yet to formally announce if an Obi-Wan Kenobi movie is going to happen, but Sideshow Collectibles is more than happy to give us a sneak peek of what the character might look like if the film gets made.

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This 1980s-Style Thor: Ragnarok Trailer Is an Absolute Delight

Hey, remember the 1980s?

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A Running List of Uber's (Predictably Lukewarm) Apologies 

On Monday, Uber apologized after Uber Bangalore sent out a “totally inappropriate” promotional message for “Wife Appreciation Day,” offering users a discount on UberEATS in order to “let your wife take a day off from the kitchen.”

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The Fight Over DRM Standards for Streaming Video Is Over and Big Business Won

A fight over the future of video streaming has been brewing for years—and it finally came to a head today, with a major electronic privacy organization bowing out of the consortium that sets standards for the web.

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Why Is Someone Clogging Swiss Toilets With Tens of Thousands of Euros in Cash?

Swiss authorities are trying to crack a strange case involving the disposal of more than $100,000 worth of 500-euro notes that were flushed down the toilets of public establishments in Geneva. The perfectly good cash caused thousands of dollars worth of plumbing damage and officials are stumped by the seemingly…

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