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Domino's is cracking down on a digital affliction that affects millions of smartphone-wielding Americans: emoji illiteracy. The pizza chain is handing out free flashcards online to help befuddled texters decipher the little cartoon symbols that increasingly pepper conversations and social media as part of its latest ad campaign. The stunt comes complete with a faux-dramatic public service announcement featuring...

NBC News
It's the latest twist on "Christmas in July." Amazon has released a tease of its list of "Prime Day" deals, a one-day online sales event with "Black Friday"-style discounts exclusively for members of its $99 per year Prime program. The sale kicks off Wednesday, July 15 at 3 a.m. ET. 7/15...

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Bloomberg's media efforts have drawn attention for the hiring of big names, but major changes often come with growing pains. One of the company's biggest recent hires — Josh Topolsky, who joined Bloomberg after helping found The Verge — is out, according to sources at Bloomberg. Topolsky was the editor of Bloomberg Digital, and Bloomberg Media's chief digital content...

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Business communications platform Slack had server troubles on Thursday morning, rendering it mostly unusable to users in the U.S. "We're looking into some problems on our end & working hard to fix them up," Slack wrote on Twitter, responding to a customer query. The company's status page said "We are seeing issues with regards to clients connecting and...

Bloomberg.com
Emerging-market stocks from Dubai to Turkey best-positioned to profit from an end to sanctions on Iran surged after Tehran concluded a nuclear deal with world powers. Gubre Fabrikalari TAS, a Turkish fertilizer maker with business in Iran, jumped to a 10-year high. Dubai’s DP World Ltd., which operates the biggest port in the Persian Gulf region, rose the...

BBC News
It was back in 2010 when Richa Kar realised that, when it comes to buying lingerie, Indian women were under supported. Then 27, it dawned on her that many such retailers didn't stock a wide enough range of sizes, and that in some parts of the country such stores were hard to find. At the same time, she found...

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Are you looking for a new career? The Mashable Job Board is the ideal place to search for your next big move. More than 3,000 employers in tech and digital have posted on our board, and they're looking to fill positions from Mashable's community. Twice a week, we highlight five recently posted openings. Check out some of this week's newest,...

Bloomberg.com
Steven Pete can put his hand on a hot stove or step on a piece of glass and not feel a thing, all because of a quirk in his genes. Only a few dozen people in the world share Pete’s congenital insensitivity to pain. Drug companies see riches in his rare mutation. They also have their eye on people...

BBC News
Sir Richard Branson freely admits that he would be a difficult employee for any boss to manage. One of the UK's best-known and wealthiest entrepreneurs, he says that if he were a member of staff at another business, his line manager would have to "accept that I might not do things exactly as he'd like me to do them"....

BBC News
Uber has suspended its UberPOP taxi-ordering app in France, according to newspaper Le Monde. The suspension comes in a week that two managers of the taxi-ordering app Uber were arrested for "illicit activity". In June France's interior minister ordered a ban on UberPOP after a day of nationwide protests by taxi drivers. Bernard Cazeneuve has said Uber's service is...

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