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Long live cable: Why streaming TV is a fragmented, broken pain-in-the-app

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The cord-cutting dream has given way to a stark reality: Streaming TV is a mess. And on Tuesday, it only got messier, as DirecTV rolled out their entry into the category, DirecTV Now, launching Wednesday:

DirecTV Now holes: No DVR yet, no NFL on phone, no local station feed where ABC/NBC/Fox don’t own the station, no NFL Sunday Ticket, no CBS

— Shalini Ramachandran (@shalini) November 28, 2016

Also: It’s not even available on Roku until 2017.

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Discrimination runs rampant throughout the gig economy, study finds

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Researchers are finding racial and gender disparities in just about every corner of the on-demand labor market. A new study showed black people received more negative reviews than white workers on online labor marketplaces TaskRabbit and Fiverr and that people who used the services to hire female workers were less likely to leave any feedback at all.

The findings from the academic study, expected to be published in February, follow similar research showing that drivers with Uber and Lyft and…

LinkedIn thinks campus recruiting hurts tech sphere diversity

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Campus recruiting is a staple of hiring for tech companies, but the process feeds into the lack of diversity already plaguing the industry.

LinkedIn thinks campus recruiting hurts tech sphere diversity

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Campus recruiting is a staple of hiring for tech companies, but the process feeds into the lack of diversity already plaguing the industry.

LinkedIn thinks campus recruiting hurts tech sphere diversity

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Campus recruiting is a staple of hiring for tech companies, but the process feeds into the lack of diversity already plaguing the industry.

LinkedIn thinks campus recruiting hurts tech sphere diversity

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Campus recruiting is a staple of hiring for tech companies, but the process feeds into the lack of diversity already plaguing the industry.

Donald Trump will wield the biggest media operation in the history of the U.S. presidency

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@realDonaldTrump. Breitbart. Russia Today. Facebook Live. Fake news sites run by Macedonian teenagers, churning out whatever gets a click. And, of course, the Twitter bots.

Trump accuses tiny Singapore of stealing U.S. jobs, immediately gets trolled

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During his rally speech in Florida on Sunday, republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pointed at the usual job-thieving suspects that are stealing work from America — China, India and Singapore.

Wait, tiny Singapore? Manufacturing hotbeds like China and India are typical targets for Trump’s anti-offshore rhetoric, but it’s not every day that Singapore’s small and fairly expensive workforce gets pulled into the fray.

Elon Musk thinks universal income is answer to automation taking human jobs

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Tech innovators in the self-driving car and AI industries talk a lot about how many human jobs will be innovated out of existence, but they rarely explain what will happen to all those newly jobless humans. As usual, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk responds to an obvious question with an answer that may surprise some.

Gary Johnson is sick and tired of Trump’s attacks on Mowmen

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For decades, everyone has failed to recognize the rights and autonomy of Mowmen.

Presidential candidate Gary Johnson has had enough. In an email addressed to his supporters on Wednesday, Johnson went after Donald Trump for allegedly serially assaulting poor Mowmen — although he may have meant “women.”

“Statement,” the email read,”Gov. Gary Johnson re allegations of inappropriate behavior by Donald Trump towards Mowmen.”

Oh,…