Samsung Delays Galaxy Fold Launch to Address Broken Screens

Samsung Delays Galaxy Fold Launch to Address Broken Screens

Samsung will not debut its Galaxy Fold smartphone in the U.S. on Friday, as originally planned. “You can’t make a second impression,” a tech reviewer tells Cheddar.
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EPA Can Protect the Environment and Deregulate, Agency Head Claims

EPA Can Protect the Environment and Deregulate, Agency Head Claims

Under the presidency of Donald Trump, the Environmental Protection Agency has taken dozens of steps to eliminate federal policies in place to protect the nation's environment. But the agency’s administrator, Andrew Wheeler, says his department can...
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Fearing Patchwork Privacy Laws, Tech Industry Calls for Federal Regulation

Fearing Patchwork Privacy Laws, Tech Industry Calls for Federal Regulation

Still reeling from a recent series of devastating consumer data breaches, an unlikely consortium of tech companies is pushing for a uniform federal privacy law to address the growing “techlash” and pre-empt potentially more onerous regulations or ...
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By CHLOE to 'Take It to the Next Level' By More than Tripling Its U.S. Presence, CEO Says

By CHLOE to 'Take It to the Next Level' By More than Tripling Its U.S. Presence, CEO Says

Vegan fast-casual restaurant By CHLOE plans to capitalize on growing interest in vegan and plant-based diets by more than tripling the amount of locations it operates in the U.S. and abroad. CEO Patrik Hellstrand said By CHLOE is "ready to take it...
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Gov. Inslee Calls Trump Public Enemy No. 1 on Climate Action

Gov. Inslee Calls Trump Public Enemy No. 1 on Climate Action

Gov. Jay Inslee of Washington state is the 2020 Democratic candidate running on a platform that prioritizes action on climate change above all else. And he says the biggest threat to the climate right now has a name: Donald Trump.
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On Earth Day, Blueland Launches To Eliminate Wasteful Cleaning Products

On Earth Day, Blueland Launches To Eliminate Wasteful Cleaning Products

In today’s world, recycling plastic is no longer enough for sustainability. So a new company, Blueland, is working to eliminate plastic waste altogether.
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Wyclef Jean Helps Bring Brands, Influencers Together with 'Fueled by Culture'

Wyclef Jean Helps Bring Brands, Influencers Together with 'Fueled by Culture'

Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean is throwing his name behind a marketing agency that hopes to fill the "cultural dead spots" in media by marrying culture, music and technology in a new speaker's series co-sponsored by Forbes magazine.
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How the Cold War Inspired Cloud Computing

How the Cold War Inspired Cloud Computing

Do you know how the Cold War inspired the technology that is a foundation of our online life? Here's how the Cold War and a man named Joseph Licklider led to the birth of cloud computing.
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420: From Stoner Holiday to Shopping Holiday and Everything in Between

420: From Stoner Holiday to Shopping Holiday and Everything in Between

Cannabis retailers have begun to see 420 as the Black Friday of the marijuana business. Sales are expected to soar on Saturday as weed enthusiasts celebrate the unofficial stoner holiday. Saturday will be the first 420 since legal sales began in M...
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Cannabis Retailers to Make Serious Green Over 420 Weekend

Cannabis Retailers to Make Serious Green Over 420 Weekend

Some marijuana sellers are set to be rolling in cash for the 420 cannabis holiday weekend. Cannabis technology company MJ Freeway predicted April 20 will be the largest single sales day to date, grossing about $90 million in legal sales nationwide...
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Meet the Former Stoners Who Accidentally Started 4/20

Meet the Former Stoners Who Accidentally Started 4/20

Millions of people across the world will celebrate 4/20 on Saturday, but only five can say they lay claim to the origins of the term.
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Consolidation in Cannabis Will ‘Separate the Wheat From The Chaff,’ Investor Says

Consolidation in Cannabis Will ‘Separate the Wheat From The Chaff,’ Investor Says

A day after the Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth announced a deal to acquire the U.S. medical cannabis company, Acreage Holdings, investors are eyeing consolidations in the legally-grey industry.
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Massachusetts Preps for First (Legal) 4/20

Massachusetts Preps for First (Legal) 4/20

For the first 4/20 with legalized recreational cannabis in Massachusetts, the fledgling industry is gearing up for big crowds and a focus on edibles.
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March For Our Lives Makes Gun Violence A Top Issue for 2020 Hopefuls

March For Our Lives Makes Gun Violence A Top Issue for 2020 Hopefuls

Over a year since its founding, the student-led advocacy group March For Our Lives is now working to make ending gun violence a top priority for 2020 presidential candidates.
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Why We'll Never Have the Perfect Controller

Why We'll Never Have the Perfect Controller

In the 30 years since the classic NES controller debuted, controller design has come a long way. Or has it? Controller designs aren’t only about ergonomics. They’re also sites of clashing philosophies, corporate rivalries, and the battle for the l...
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'Scale Is Really the Thing' in Canopy's Planned Acquisition of U.S. Cannabis Company Acreage

'Scale Is Really the Thing' in Canopy's Planned Acquisition of U.S. Cannabis Company Acreage

Canadian cannabis giant Canopy Growth announced on Thursday a major deal to acquire Acreage Holdings, a U.S. medical cannabis company whose board includes former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner. The blockbuster deal will effectively cement the Can...
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Zoom Shares Surge on First Day of Trading

Zoom Shares Surge on First Day of Trading

The video conferencing company Zoom made it public debut Thursday morning on the Nasdaq, trading shares at $65 a piece, up over 80 percent from its initial public offering price.
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Greenlane's Nasdaq Debut a Testament to Opportunity in Cannabis, CEO Says

Greenlane's Nasdaq Debut a Testament to Opportunity in Cannabis, CEO Says

Greenlane Holdings shares began trading at $29 on the Nasdaq for its public debut on Thursday. Shares opened about 70 percent higher than the IPO price of $17, before settling down to trade last around $23.50 per share. Greenlane ($GNLN) CEO and c...
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WonderWorld Brings 'Instagrammable' Pop-Up Experience to LA

WonderWorld Brings 'Instagrammable' Pop-Up Experience to LA

After a successful run in New York last year, WonderWorld is bringing its 'Alice in Wonderland'-themed pop-up to Hollywood. Cheddar's Alyssa Julya Smith catches up with founder Jay Yue and operations manager Diyon Clark about bringing the experien...
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A.G. Vigorously Defends Trump Ahead of Report's Release

A.G. Vigorously Defends Trump Ahead of Report's Release

In an extraordinary press conference ahead of the public release of a redacted version of the special counsel report, the U.S. Attorney General doubled down on his four-page summary of that report, saying at least a half dozen times that the inves...
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To Save Water, Michael Phelps Wants You to 'Use Common Sense'

To Save Water, Michael Phelps Wants You to 'Use Common Sense'

After making a name for himself in the pool, Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps is making it his mission to save water in American homes.
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Audi Showcases Electric SUV to Make it 'Easy' for Consumers to Go Electric

Audi Showcases Electric SUV to Make it 'Easy' for Consumers to Go Electric

People shopping for electric vehicles will find something familiar this week at the New York Auto Show in Audi's e-tron ー an electric SUV that one Audi America exec said he hopes will make it easier for customers to transition to electric vehicles...
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After Walmart Deal, Kidbox Has Brick and Mortar Ambitions

After Walmart Deal, Kidbox Has Brick and Mortar Ambitions

Kidbox, the online fashion subscription service for kids, is ready to grow up and settle down, its CEO Miki Berardelli said. "Brick-and-mortar ー I am certainly thinking about it as part of our vision," Beradelli told Cheddar on Wednesday, just day...
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Why We Turn Down the Radio to Drive Better

Why We Turn Down the Radio to Drive Better

When you're driving down the highway and feel lost or unsure of what exit to take, instead of reaching for a map you turn down the music instead. Cheddar explains multitasking and why your brain has you reach for the radio knob.
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On Pins and Needles: How High Will Pinterest IPO?

On Pins and Needles: How High Will Pinterest IPO?

Investors are eagerly awaiting the share price for Pinterest, which is expected to announce Wednesday after the closing bell how much it will sell shares for when it begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday under the ticker PINS.
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Why Mastercard Bought Point-of-Sale Lending Platform Vyze

Why Mastercard Bought Point-of-Sale Lending Platform Vyze

As banks, merchants, and even tech companies offer consumers new and different ways to pay for stuff, credit card companies are trying to protect their role as the preeminent platform for everyday purchases by offering more buy-now-pay-later options.
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In Race for Dominance, Tech Beats Retail, Boxed CEO Says

In Race for Dominance, Tech Beats Retail, Boxed CEO Says

For consumers struggling to get big, bulky purchases in their cars or on the bus, Boxed has been a lifesaver. Now, the wholesale online retailer wants to take its technology to the next level and further challenge traditional retailers in the big-...
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Google's Eric Schmidt Shares Lessons From Guru of Silicon Valley

Google's Eric Schmidt Shares Lessons From Guru of Silicon Valley

The bosses running Silicon Valley can learn a lot from one of the tech industry's earliest mentors as they face roiling controversies over privacy, data, and the very role of tech in modern life, Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google, said Wednes...
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Netflix Drops Strong Earnings Report, Addresses New Competition

Netflix Drops Strong Earnings Report, Addresses New Competition

Netflix earned $4.52 billion in revenue and gained an additional 9.6 million paid subscribers in the first quarter of 2019, beating expectations, the company said in a note to shareholders.
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Wall St. Awaits Netflix Earnings Report

Wall St. Awaits Netflix Earnings Report

Wall Street is eagerly awaiting Netflix’s first quarter earnings, which are scheduled to be released on Tuesday evening after market close.
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White House Economic Adviser Suggests 'Anti-Tax Propaganda' to Blame for Sinking Tax Cut Popularity

White House Economic Adviser Suggests 'Anti-Tax Propaganda' to Blame for Sinking Tax Cut Popularity

On the day after Tax Day, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Kevin Hassett told Cheddar's J.D Durkin that the underwater popularity of President Trump's tax cuts were the fault of "anti-tax propaganda."
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Microsoft Doubles Down on Sustainability Goals

Microsoft Doubles Down on Sustainability Goals

Microsoft is accelerating its sustainability initiatives in an effort to meet its goal of reducing operational carbon emissions by 75 percent in the next decade, the company announced this week.
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White Castle Embraces 'Empowering, Never Repressive' Technology, Exec Says

White Castle Embraces 'Empowering, Never Repressive' Technology, Exec Says

From its self-serve kiosks to its mobile ordering app, the close to 100-year-old White Castle has learned a few new tricks. Jamie Richardson, vice president of government and shareholder relations at the slider chain, said he expects application a...
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Notre Dame Rebuilding Will Take Decade or More, Expert Says

Notre Dame Rebuilding Will Take Decade or More, Expert Says

Parisians awoke Tuesday to a conflicting sense of relief and sadness. Relief that the damage done to Notre Dame was not as catastrophic as many feared when they went to bed Monday night. Sadness that the crown jewel of French beauty and iconic Got...
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Andrew Left Warns Against Shorting Lyft

Andrew Left Warns Against Shorting Lyft

Since Lyft went public over two weeks ago, the ride hailing company’s stock has decreased to $52 per share, a drop of 22 percent from its initial public offering price. But the noted short seller Andrew Left says Lyft is not on his list of compani...
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Tragedy in Paris: Notre Dame Cathedral Engulfed in Flames

Tragedy in Paris: Notre Dame Cathedral Engulfed in Flames

The world gasped on Monday when the historic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris went up in flames. "It got so thick, we had trouble breathing, it was burning our eyes, it was singeing our noses and mouths," David Almacy, an eyewitness to the fire, told...
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Disappointed in Your Tax Bill? Conservative Tax Foundation Blames Democrats

Disappointed in Your Tax Bill? Conservative Tax Foundation Blames Democrats

Americans disappointed with their tax returns this year ー the first since the Republican tax cuts went into effect ー would be justified in blaming politicians in Washington for concocting a confusing system, an economist from the conservative Tax ...
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Why Are So Many Presidential Hopefuls Visiting California?

Why Are So Many Presidential Hopefuls Visiting California?

California is used to sunshine and the spotlight ー but the Golden State is getting a different kind of attention this year, courtesy of the hoards of Democratic presidential candidates making early campaign visits to the West Coast.
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Body Positivity Is the Secret to Aerie's Success

Body Positivity Is the Secret to Aerie's Success

Body positivity is more than a social movement, it's also a key to the young female consumer ー and intimates brand Aerie's investment in body positive marketing has certainly paid off over the years, Jennifer Foyle, global brand president of Aerie...
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Tips for Tax Day

Tips for Tax Day

Monday is Tax Day. Kelsey Sheehy, a personal finance expert at NerdWallet, spoke to Cheddar about tips for last minute filers. "It is not too late to lower your tax bill," Sheehy said.
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Coinbase Debit Card Makes Crypto 'Liquid' Like Cash, U.K. CEO Says

Coinbase Debit Card Makes Crypto 'Liquid' Like Cash, U.K. CEO Says

Coinbase's new Visa debit card aims to make cryptocurrencies easier to use on everyday transactions, the company's U.K. CEO Zeeshan Feroz told Cheddar on Monday. "It makes crypto as liquid almost as cash," Feroz said. "In that transition to a worl...
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Nike Stood by Tiger. That Bet Paid Off.

Nike Stood by Tiger. That Bet Paid Off.

A decade after a marital dispute with his then-wife led to a crushing fall from grace for the golfer ー which was then compounded by years of injuries, surgeries and a public battle with substance abuse ー Woods claimed his first major championship...
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10 Surprising Things About Riding in a Waymo Self-Driving Taxi

10 Surprising Things About Riding in a Waymo Self-Driving Taxi

Self-driving taxis are coming. And if you live in Phoenix, you can see what it's like with Waymo One, a self-driving service developed by Google parent Alphabet. Cheddar's Hope King took a test ride recently.
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Mayor Says 'Sports-Crazy' Sacramento the Right Home for MLS

Mayor Says 'Sports-Crazy' Sacramento the Right Home for MLS

Sacramento is betting that a new stadium could help the city win Major League Soccer's expansion lottery and spark long-term economic development in California's capital.
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Rosetta Stone Tries to Translate Expertise Into Profits

Rosetta Stone Tries to Translate Expertise Into Profits

After years of falling revenue, Rosetta Stone wants to broaden its appeal beyond linguaphiles and become the premier language learning platform for people seeking expert fluency.
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Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan Pitches Free-Market Solutions for 2020 Bid

Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan Pitches Free-Market Solutions for 2020 Bid

As some candidates in the growing field of Democratic presidential contenders embrace highly progressive, even socialist policies, Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio said he's sticking with a capitalist approach to help struggling workers hurt by trade and bud...
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Uber May Never Be Profitable, but Still Seeks $100 Billion Valuation

Uber May Never Be Profitable, but Still Seeks $100 Billion Valuation

Investors are getting excited about Uber's upcoming IPO, but John Meyer, the managing partner at Transpire Ventures, isn't among them. In an interview with Cheddar, he said, “Uber can see short-term gains.... But again, there is extremely stiff co...
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PagerDuty IPO Is a Coming Out Party

PagerDuty IPO Is a Coming Out Party

The B2B tech company's CEO, Jennifer Tejada, told Cheddar that investor demand for viable tech stocks drove interest in the company's stock well above the company's $24 IPO price.
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