Apple Card launches for all U.S. customers today, adds 3% cash back for Uber and Uber Eats

Apple Card launches for all U.S. customers today, adds 3% cash back for Uber and Uber Eats

31 ViewsApple this morning announced its highly anticipated new credit card, Apple Card, is launching today for all customers in the U.S. Customers will be able to apply for the Apple Card through the Wallet app on the iPhone, then immediately begin using it by way of Apple Pay — before the physical card arrives …

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13 places around the world that offer free preschool programs

13 places around the world that offer free preschool programs

66 ViewsSome places around the globe offer free, or universal, pre-K for children.The Washington, DC, school district offers free, full-day pre-K that’s given to qualifying families on a lottery basis.French preschools, or “écoles maternelles,” are free and date back to the 19th century.Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Free preschool programs (commonly called universal pre-K) …

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Roku launches a Kids & Family section on The Roku Channel, plus parental controls

Roku launches a Kids & Family section on The Roku Channel, plus parental controls

69 ViewsRoku’s home entertainment hub, The Roku Channel, is expanding into kids’ programming. The company this morning announced plans to aggregate kids and family movies and TV alongside the channel’s other content, including its free, ad-supported movies and television, live TV, and subscriptions. In addition to the launch of the new “Kids & Family” section …

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What Would Happen If the Whole Internet Just Shut Down All of a Sudden?

What Would Happen If the Whole Internet Just Shut Down All of a Sudden?

56 ViewsIllustration: Benjamin Currie (Gizmodo)Alternate InternetThis week, we look at the ways the internet could have been—and could be—different.  A world in which the internet suddenly stops: surely the TV show’s already in development. Sprawling cast, gorgeous visuals, tediously on-the-nose themes. Some handsome B-lister tearing around the country in pursuit of his wayward kids, or the …

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Niccolo Machiavelli

129 ViewsThe ends justify the means, regardless of how unfair, calculating, and immoral these methods may be, according to Machiavellianism. Machiavelli’s Tony Soprano and Shakespeare’s Macbeth may not work by his own cynical policy book, but a person whose title had prompted the word, Niccolo Machiavelli. Machiavelli, instead, was an isolated statesman, angling for the …

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