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Have you been rating things on Facebook as false? If so, Facebook has silently rated you back. The rating applies to users who flag content as fake and is meant to weed out users who flag everything. By calculating scores of users who report content as fake, it helps the social media company reduce the spread of misinformation.
California-based cosmetics company Urban Decay launched 30 of its best-selling products on QVC.com this week. Since its Monday launch, Urban Decay sold out of four items on QVC.com, including the popular “Naked” eye palette. A new product will also release, exclusive to QVC, during the network’s hourlong program on its main television channel.
Popularity around spinning classes and beauty brands have rapidly evolved, and now rolling suitcases are paving its way. Fresh colored suitcases with charging capabilities made by Away captured millennials this summer. The two-year-old luggage start-up has $81 million investments and gained celebrity fans like Rashida Jones, Dwyane Wade, and Karlie Kloss.
AutoX is bringing a grocery store to you. The self-driving car startup launched California’s first grocery delivery pilot program using autonomous cars. Residents in San Jose, CA can download the AutoX app to get groceries from a self-driving Lincoln MKZ vehicle, fitted with high-definition cameras and a temperature-controlled environment.