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Esther Perel: 'Fix the sex and your relationship will transform'

Esther Perel: 'Fix the sex and your relationship will transform'

Esther Perel’s breathtakingly frank therapy podcasts – Where should we begin – not only make for juicy listening, they’ve revitalised the stale private lives of millions. Miranda Sawyer listens to the

The Infatuation raises $30M from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo to bring Zagat into the digital age

WndrCo, the consumer tech investment and holding company founded by longtime Hollywood executive Jeffrey Katzenberg, has invested $30 million in The Infatuation, a restaurant discovery platform.

In Senate hearing, tech giants push lawmakers for federal privacy rules

Another day, another hearing of tech giants in Congress. Wednesday’s hearing at the Senate Commerce Committee with Apple, Amazon, Google and Twitter, alongside AT&T and Charter, marked the latest
Comprova targets misinformation ahead of Brazil elections

Comprova targets misinformation ahead of Brazil elections

In a bid to fight fake news, the initiative is taking on social media sites such as WhatsApp and FacebookVoting machines rigged by Venezuela; suspicious connections with George Soros; elderly
'The people’s yogi': how Adriene Mishler became a YouTube phenomenon

'The people’s yogi': how Adriene Mishler became a YouTube phenomenon

With 4 million subscribers and hundreds of thousands more watching free weekly videos, Yoga with Adriene is a social media sensation. What makes her fans so devoted?There are more than 2,400 people in
Savvy Startups Like Casper and Brandless Are Investing in Brand Image First -- and You Should, Too

Savvy Startups Like Casper and Brandless Are Investing in Brand Image First -- and You Should, Too

Product used to be king, but in today's fast-moving, copycat-filled world of business, a strong identity can be the key to success.
Savvy Startups Like Casper and Brandless Are Investing in Brand Image First -- and You Should, Too

Savvy Startups Like Casper and Brandless Are Investing in Brand Image First -- and You Should, Too

Product used to be king, but in today's fast-moving, copycat-filled world of business, a strong identity can be the key to success.

Swiping right on virtual relationships

Sextech entrepreneur and advocate Bryony Cole is planning for a future when entire relationships exist in virtual reality.

Twitter says bug may have exposed some direct messages to third-party developers

Twitter said that a “bug” sent user’s private direct messages to third-party developers “who were not authorized to receive them.” The social media giant began warning users Friday of the possible
Inside the pay-for-post ICO industry

Inside the pay-for-post ICO industry

In a world where nothing can be trusted and fake news abounds, ICO and crypto teams are further muddying the waters by trying – and often failing – to pay for posts. While bribes for blogs is nothing
Disappearing iTunes movies is more convoluted than you think

Disappearing iTunes movies is more convoluted than you think

A recent case that went viral over the Interwebs reminded consumers that they may not really own the digital content they purchase, even if it says “Buy”. The case of Anders da Silva’s disappearing
Disappearing iTunes movies is more convoluted than you think

Disappearing iTunes movies is more convoluted than you think

A recent case that went viral over the Interwebs reminded consumers that they may not really own the digital content they purchase, even if it says “Buy”. The case of Anders da Silva’s disappearing
Apple removes purchased movies from users’ iTunes library

Apple removes purchased movies from users’ iTunes library

Purchasing digital copies of usually physical goods is so easy and convenient these days, most of us don’t give a second thought about it. We don’t have to carry books around, deal with fragile DVDs,
Apple removes purchased movies from users’ iTunes library

Apple removes purchased movies from users’ iTunes library

Purchasing digital copies of usually physical goods is so easy and convenient these days, most of us don’t give a second thought about it. We don’t have to carry books around, deal with fragile DVDs,

Gawker is relaunching in early 2019

After a two-year hiatus, Gawker is coming back. Peter Thiel, be damned. Bustle-owner Bryan Goldberg, who paid $1.35 million for rights to the defunct gossip site in a bankruptcy auction in July, wrote
What you need to know ahead of the EU copyright vote

What you need to know ahead of the EU copyright vote

European Union lawmakers are facing a major vote on digital copyright reform proposals on Wednesday — a process that has set the Internet’s hair fully on fire. Here’s a run down of the issues and
The YouTube stars heading for burnout: ‘The most fun job imaginable became deeply bleak’

The YouTube stars heading for burnout: ‘The most fun job imaginable became deeply bleak’

Why are so many YouTubers finding themselves stressed, lonely and exhausted?When Matt Lees became a full-time YouTuber, he felt as if he had won the lottery. As a young, ambitious writer, director and

Google will struggle if it re-enters China, says its former country head

The odds are stacked against Google if the reports are true and the company is trying to bring its services back to China, according to the former head of Google China. News reports last month

Facebook, Twitter: US intelligence could help us more in fighting election interference

Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has admitted that the social networking giant could have done more to prevent foreign interference on its platforms, but said that the government

UK media giants call for independent oversight of Facebook, YouTube, Twitter

The UK’s leading broadcasters and ISPs have called for the government to introduce independent regulatory oversight of social media content. The group of media and broadband operators in the tightly