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The 34 Best Black Friday Deals at Best Buy (2021)

Philips One by Sonicare Electric Toothbrush Photograph: Philips Best Buy, Target, Amazon This is one of our favorite electric toothbrushes. It’s not the most powerful one available, but it’s thin and light, and it offers just a gentle vibration to aid in your cleaning. This is the rechargeable version, but the AAA battery-operated one is […]

Elizabeth Holmes Speaks for Herself

Who is actually to blame for the spectacular downfall of the blood-testing startup Theranos? Is it Elizabeth Holmes, the girl boss founder who faces 11 counts of wire fraud for allegedly misleading investors? Or is it the company’s employees who signed off on various reports suggesting the technology performed well? What about Theranos’ board members—like […]

43 Best Early Black Friday Deals You Can Snag Now (2021)

Acer Chromebook Spin 713. Photograph: Acer Best Buy The Acer Chromebook Spin 713 is one of the best Chromebooks on the market. The pretty display can be used as a tablet, thanks to its two-in-one design, and the battery life will keep the machine going for hours (no matter what configuration is being used). This […]

The McDonald’s Ice Cream Machine Hacking Saga Has a New Twist

Six months ago, a tiny startup called Kytch sued Taylor, the billion-dollar manufacturer of McDonald’s notoriously broken ice cream machines. For years Kytch had sold a small device that hacks those ice cream machines, letting McDonald’s restaurant owners better diagnose their maladies and make them work more reliably—only to find, according to Kytch’s legal complaint, […]