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The best probe thermometer

Probe thermometers versus instant-read thermometers Our top pick for probe thermometer, the ThermoWorks Dot (left), and our upgrade pick for instant-read thermometer, the ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4 (right). Photo: Michael Hession Everyone should have a meat thermometer in their kitchen to ensure they’re consuming food cooked to safe internal temperatures. The ...

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SoftBank looks to finalize Uber investment today

After months of talks, SoftBank Group is close to finalizing its investment in Uber. Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that the deal is expected to be signed later in the day on Sunday. SoftBank plans to lead a $1 billion investment directly in the company alongside Dragoneer Investment Group. The joint ...

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The Morning After: Weekend Edition

The FBI apparently didn’t ask for its assistance.Apple offered to help FBI unlock Texas shooter’s phone Earlier in the week, FBI special agent Christopher Combs complained how the agency couldn’t get into the Texas shooter’s phone during a press conference. Turns out all they had to do was ask Apple ...

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What it’s like cooking with meal kit startup Chef’d

Meal kits have been in the mainstream as of late thanks to Blue Apron going public and HelloFresh’s IPO pricing. I’ve tried both Blue Apron and HelloFresh before, but I don’t like being locked into some subscription, so I decided to go with Chef’d this time around. Chef’d, which raised ...

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The naked truth about Facebook’s revenge porn tool

According to press who wrote about it (forcing Facebook to come back with panicked explanations) in detail that made it sound even worse, the revenge porn tool works like this: A person starts a conversation with themselves in Facebook Messenger and uploads a nude. Apparently, someone might want to do ...

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Twilio competitor Bandwidth up 6% following IPO

Bandwidth, a company that helps businesses with voice and text communication, debuted on the Nasdaq on Friday, going up about 6 percent on its first day of trading. After pricing its IPO at the bottom of the expected range at $20 per share, the company closed Friday at $21.19, or up ...

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