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ICYMI: Vanishing black CEOs; shoplifting Spam; Lego’s NASA women

If you missed it ... In a week when Hollywood promoted six very important characters — #MeToo — this also happened: •American Express CEO Kenneth Chenault said he is retiring Feb. [Read entire story]

San Francisco Stockton airport; KFC’s recipe for Twitter success

Airport — or airheads? Tony Bennett probably didn’t leave his heart in Stockton, but that may not stop the San Joaquin County Board of Supervisors from renaming the local airfield [Read entire story]

Toyota tops with consumers; Visa likes selfies; United sputters

Toyota still tops with consumers For the fifth year in a row, Toyota has topped Consumer Reports’ reliability rankings — partly because it has been conservative [Read entire story]

Google cupcake woes; fighting addiction; clothes for disabled

A cupcake too far A backlash has quashed a Google Maps test feature that showed how many calories people could burn on a trip if they walked instead of drove, using pink cartoon mini-cupcakes to help [Read entire story]

Facebook gets honest, Venmo hits stores, and Oakland students go on Sprint

Honest deal Facebook Inc. has acquired popular teen mobile app TBH, which lets users anonymously answer questions about their friends. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The app [Read entire story]

ICYMI: Lyft tops 500 million; McDonald’s Szechuan sauce shortage

If you missed it ... In a week when every single day felt like Friday the 13th, this also happened: •Lyft passed the 500 million-ride mark. No, not all of them were this week, though [Read entire story]

Apple brings back ‘Amazing Stories’; car charges via drone?

Apple brings back Spielberg series Apple is digging into the more than $1 billion it has set aside for original programming to create its first known television [Read entire story]

Woe is Dove; easier Walmart returns; #AmazonBuyUs

You can’t spell ‘Oh, Dove’ without ‘D’oh!’ Dove is facing heat for a body wash ad showing a black woman taking off her shirt to reveal [Read entire story]

ICYMI: Facebook gets into print, Uber goes to the mall

If you missed it ... In a week when Yahoo shocked the world by disclosing it had 3 billion users, this also happened: •Facebook finally did something real to help the news media, [Read entire story]

Importance of buying Earnest, Boeing’s hybrid aircraft, malls lure Amazon

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Self-driving rides come to Arizona; granola love panned; and a blockchain stock soars

Robot roads A fully self-driving ride-sharing service may soon be coming to Arizona. Waymo plans to test a service with no safety driver in Chandler, possibly as soon as this month, reports the [Read entire story]

Fyre fest organizer pleads not guilty; Starbucks shuts online store; EU ends sugar quota

Fyre still burns Billy McFarland, organizer of April’s notorious Fyre Festival in the Bahamas that turned into a weekend of trash-strewn chaos, pleaded not guilty to fraud charges. [Read entire story]

ICYMI: Tweets get longer, Tesla powers Puerto Rico, and RyanAir takes dive

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Bitcoin gets support, Macs face danger, VW adds to diesel woes

They said it “Not so long ago, some experts argued that personal computers would never be adopted, and that tablets would only be used as expensive coffee trays, so I think it may [Read entire story]

Velcro sticks up for its name, Exploratorium VR, Trump takes on Facebook

Sticky situation The New Hampshire company that makes Velcro hopes the message in its new marketing video will stick as well as its products. The video features actors portraying [Read entire story]

$53 million diamond sold; drones fly blood; Chipotle faces ‘grainy’ queso

Number of the day $53 million That’s the price paid for the biggest diamond found in more than a century. Lucara Diamond Corp. [Read entire story]

Organic chicken hot; Waymo math; Sarah Jessica Parker leads Airbnb tours

Number of the day $750 million That’s how much organic chicken U.S. producers sold last year, up 78 percent from 2015, [Read entire story]

ICYMI: KB CEO’s rant, Harvard’s endowment, Hillary’s book sales and more

If you missed it ... In a week when Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up his paternity leave and was Russian back to work, this also happened: •KB Home CEO Jeffrey Mezger got a pay cut and a [Read entire story]

Tim Cook’s legacy, colorful Trix, Palo Alto Networks’ headquarters

Hear, here “I hope that when my toes point up, if people say he was a good and decent man, that is good enough for me. That's my goal.” [Read entire story]

Equifax screws up further, Amazon says ‘Oh, baby,’ and travelers pay more

Not master of its domain Equifax got the address for its breach-response website wrong, pointing customers in a series of tweets to a site it [Read entire story]