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Business editor @Mashable. Alum of @WSJ @GuardianUS @Marketplace. I interviewed @BillGates in front of 5,000 people once. heidi@mashable.com Hi.

Ronald McDonald won't be fired, CEO says

mashable.com — McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook defended Ronald McDonald, a core representative of the burger chain's image, at the company's annual shareholder meeting. Members of Corporate Accountability, a regular critic of McDonald's marketing practices, stood up to repeat their request that the company retire Ronald McDonald and stop marketing to children as childhood obesity rises.

Streaming service Deezer tells musicians to be patient for their money

mashable.com — Hans-Holger Albrecht entered a crowded music-streaming market when he became CEO of Paris-based Deezer in February. A month after taking the helm, Jay Z relaunched Tidal in the U.S. and a month from now, Albrecht faces the prospect of Apple relaunching Beats Music. Not to mention other competitors like Spotify, Rhapsody, YouTube and Pandora.

Exploding Takata airbags are biggest-ever U.S. recall

mashable.com — Air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, effectively doubling the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. so far.

USDA will label GMO-free foods for the first time

mashable.com — The Agriculture Department has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified ingredients. USDA's move comes as some consumer groups push for mandatory labeling of the genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. The certification is the first of its kind and would be voluntary - and companies would have to pay for it.

New hamburger is topped with a hot dog and thick potato chips

mashable.com — Carl's Jr. and Hardee's are cramming a summer cookout into one burger. The upcoming menu item is made with a beef patty that is topped with a split hot dog. The meaty duo sits on a layer of Lay's potato chips between hamburger buns.

Are you the coworker everyone talks about?

mashable.com — "The unexamined life is not worth living," Socrates said. " It's funny because it's true," Homer Simpson once commented. These two philosophers, their wisdom combined, offer good reason to step back and examine to the office personality - the bundle of behaviors we all reveal during our eight, or 10, or 12 hours in the office, amusing others with the light of the truth about ourselves.

America's slowest airline has replaced its CEO

mashable.com — The CEO of Frontier Airlines has resigned and been replaced by the carrier's chairman and president, two days after the government said that Frontier had the highest complaint rate and the worst on-time performance among the nation's 14 leading airlines in March. Frontier said Wednesday that Dave Siegel stepped down for personal reasons.

Verizon will buy AOL for $4.4 billion to add mobile video

mashable.com — Verizon Communications is buying former Internet darling AOL for $2 billion, the culmination of talks that began in January. The deal values Verizon at $50 a share, which is 23% more than AOL's average stock price over the past three months.

NFL rookie files lawsuit against rape accuser, citing 'lies'

mashable.com — Attorneys for top NFL draft pick Jameis Winston contend a woman accusing him of rape and seeking civil damages is trying to tarnish his reputation and tap into his newfound wealth. In 2012, Florida State student Erica Kinsman claimed she was drunk at a Tallahassee bar in December 2012 when Winston and others took her to an apartment, where she says the quarterback raped her.

The $250 million Fight of the Century: Pacquiao-Mayweather by the dollars in vintage posters

mashable.com — It's the Fight of the Century - and the Purse of the Century. When Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. meet at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, their meeting will be seven years and millions of dollars in the making.
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May 24, 2015

@JaredGoyette in journalism it’s more often “metaphors that render our work dubious.” Nice to see an official shoulder the load.

May 24, 2015

That’s 150 in Renaissance years RT @Libroantiguo: #OnThisDay in 1543, Copernicus, astronomer, dies in Poland aged 70. pic.twitter.com/TzTLryzlHy

May 24, 2015

@progressiveman there should be a global bonfire. (Of hated pieces, not newly acquired ones)

May 24, 2015

@dabeard that’s the best. Mine was out of the box but unassembled. I swear that as it sat there silently, it was creating a clatter.

May 24, 2015

If you put anyone — anyone — in the place of Chinese factory execs, they will make the same decisions. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

May 24, 2015

This is wryly written. RT @nytimes: A drug smuggler’s Times Square visit (for pleasure, not business) nyti.ms/1eohQYY

May 24, 2015

RT @dangillmor: The @nytimes looks askance at @ThisIsFusion prospects, but it's way, way too early to be writing it off. mobile.nytimes.com/2015/05/25/bus…

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