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Chicago’s Trump Tower has a ‘glut’ of condos for sale

By: Gail MarksJarvis

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Designer John Robert Wiltgen works with lighting designer Victoria Ellis on the renovation of a Trump Tower residence April 20, 2017. Wiltgen has worked on several units in the building and said the chatter he’s heard in the building is mixed. “If they voted for Trump the name is a positive; if not, it’s a negative,” he said. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune)

Chicago’s Trump Tower has an unusually large number of condominiums for sale and for rent, and real estate agents predict that a glut of available units in the building may pressure owners to drop their prices. Read More

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Facebook Adds 1 Million Advertisers in 7 Months

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Facebook announced this week that more than 5 million businesses are advertising on the social network each month. That’s up from 4 million monthly advertisers in September 2016 and 3 million in March 2016. Read More

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Nintendo NES Classic Discontinued: 4 Things Nintendo Switch Can Never Replace.

By: Corey Shaw

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(ThyBlackMan.com) It’s sad to see that Nintendo NES Classic will no more be available in the market. The availability of the console is already scarce, but after the recent announcement by the Nintendo of America, the company will no longer produce the game console. Without giving any reason, NOA simply made an announcement, but it is clearly visible that Nintendo doesn’t want to take away attraction from Nintendo Switch by continuing NES Classic console. Read More

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United Airlines Staff Will No Longer Take Seats of Boarded Passengers

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United Airlines, which is reviewing its policies after the violent removal of a passenger from a flight last week, says it will no longer allow employees to take the place of civilian passengers who have already boarded overbooked flights. Read More

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Gucci’s Latest Ad Campaign Uses Only Black Models, But Still Have Us Dancing

By: Jarrod Horton

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Fashion giant Gucci has a new ad campaign called “Soul Scene.” The Campaign uses only black models and dancers. The campaign is said to be inspired by Britain’s Northern Soul Movement of the 1960’s. Essentially it is a snapshot of a dance party that takes place in the 1960’s. It shows colorful pictures of Black folks dancing, smiling and having a good time. It is quite possible that Gucci intentions were to diversify its approach in marketing to a wide range of people. To that extent, they should be applauded for their efforts. Read More

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Filings: GM plans 300 more self-driving cars

By: Jim Lynch, and Ian Thibodeau

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General Motors Co. plans to put as many as 300 more self-driving vehicles on the road, according to filings with the Federal Communications Commission. Read More

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Google rolls out new ‘Fact Check’ tool worldwide to combat fake news

The new feature tags stories with potentially misleading information with veracity reports from organizations like Snopes and Politifact.

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On Friday, Google implemented a new tool to fight the spread of misinformation on the web worldwide. The new “Fact Check” program automatically labels dubious stories in users’ search results, and provides links to fact-checking sites like Snopes and Politifact to establish the veracity of their claims. Read More

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Burger King’s Attempt to Send You to Google Leads You to “Rat Meat”

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A recent Burger King commercial has backfired on the company. In the ad they urged people to Google the ingredients in the Whopper sandwich. But when you Google it, a Wikipedia insert popped up that said the sandwich contained “rat meat” and “toe nail clippings.”Somebody should reminded them that anyone can edit a Wikipedia page. To read more about this story click here.