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Stars Who Got Their Start on Soap Operas

While people often mock soap operas for their outrageous storylines and over-the-top acting, they've been a breeding ground for some of Hollywood's biggest names.

MPs say ‘dominance’ of big home-building firms must end

A 'broken' housing market needs a bigger contribution from smaller building firms, MPs say.

WATCH: ‘Behind the Lens’: Special FX makeup artists reveal exclusive design for ABC News

Academy Award winner Joel Harlow and Lenny MacDonald reveal an original special FX makeup design with ABC News' Lesley Messer.

WATCH: ‘Behind the Lens’: Up close with an Academy Award-winning makeup artist

ABC News' Lesley Messer introduces us to Oscar-nominated makeup artist Joel Harlow who demonstrates how he creates his characters using makeup and prosthetics.

Amazon is shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program that gives away free Android apps

 Late on Friday, Amazon announced it will be shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program which offers customers free versions of Android apps that would typically cost money, including those that relied on in-app purchases but were otherwise free downloads. Though it promised long-term support when it debuted back in August 2015, Amazon today says the “Actually… Read More

Amazon is shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program that gives away free Android apps

 Late on Friday, Amazon announced it will be shutting down its “Underground Actually Free” program which offers customers free versions of Android apps that would typically cost money, including those that relied on in-app purchases but were otherwise free downloads. Though it promised long-term support when it debuted back in August 2015, Amazon today says the “Actually… Read More

Jack Dorsey just spent $9.5M buying more Twitter stock

 Jack Dorsey is at it again — after purchasing $7 million in Twitter stock back in February, the Twitter CEO bought another $9.5 million today. After making his purchase, Dorsey posted the news on Facebook Twitter, sparking a one percent gain in the company’s after share price in after-hours trading. According to an SEC filing, Dorsey purchased 574,002 shares of Twitter stock… Read More

9 Things That Will Kill Your Career

Even good, hard-working people destroy their careers with these innocent mistakes. Make certain it doesn't happen to you.<p>There are so many things that can kill the careers of good, hard-working people. Honest mistakes often carry hard-hitting consequences.<p>We usually only hear about the more …

Someone scraped 40,000 Tinder selfies to make a facial dataset for AI experiments

 Tinder users have many motives for uploading their likeness to the dating app. But contributing a facial biometric to a downloadable dataset for training convolutional neural networks probably wasn’t top of their list when they signed up to swipe. Read More

Taco Sell: New Cowboy’s name attracting deals

Taco Sell: New Cowboy's name attracting deals

Tencent to open AI research center in Seattle

 Chinese tech conglomerate Tencent will be opening a new AI research center in Seattle, according to The Information. The company has long had a core office in Palo Alto, but this will be its first major machine intelligence R&D effort in the country. Earlier this week Tencent announced that it would open its first data center in Silicon Valley.  Yu Dong, formally of Microsoft Research,… Read More

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