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    The chance of a woman running the United Nations just got smaller [qz.com] This could be the year for women’s power. Europe’s two largest economies are led by women and the US could elect its first female president…
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      One billion iPhones [qz.com] …is a lot of pocket computers. Over the last nine years, Apple has sold 1 billion iPhone smartphones, the company announced today, less than a…
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        Reddit, the anti-corporate corner of the internet, will soon allow brands to sponsor regular posts [qz.com] Reddit, the wild west of the internet, could be staring down a gunfight with its proudly anti-corporate users over a new advertising program . The…
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          Hillary Clinton is telling the truth to white working-class voters. She might be better off lying. [qz.com] Philadelphia The Democratic convention is pulling together the base voters Hillary Clinton will need to win—women, minorities, the college-educated, and lib…
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            America sets a higher bar for Hillary Clinton than it ever would for a male candidate [qz.com] Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of a matchup between Republican and Democratic nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton is the disparity of person vs. persona…
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              Facebook is making public how to build its surround camera so that anyone can replicate the process [qz.com] Facebook already thinks its future will be all video but can it be all 360-degree video? In November 2015, Mark Zuckerberg posted on his Facebook…
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                Facebook and Google succeed because they’re governed as “benevolent dictatorships” [qz.com] Amid a series of tech industry earnings misses the last few quarters, Facebook proved to be a reliable bright spot, delivering solid growth and financials…
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                  Two of the Rio Olympics’ biggest champions won’t be at the games [qz.com] Dilma Rousseff has spent her whole presidency working to put on the Rio 2016 Olympics. But Brazil’s suspended president won’t be on the stands when…
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                    Bill Clinton is finally acting like a first lady [qz.com] “In the spring of 1971 I met a girl,” Bill Clinton recalled last night (July 26), opening a speech that was unlike any he has…
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                      Scientists are looking everywhere, and we mean everywhere, for new antibiotics [qz.com] One potential answer to the growing problem of antibiotic resistant infections may have been right under our noses all along—or rather, in them. Today (July…
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                        Bill Gates recommends this economics book so long as you skip the last two chapters [qz.com] The age of great American productivity is over. So says economist Robert Gordon, author of The Rise and Fall of American Growth. Though his 784-page…
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                          We are concerned about France as a travel destination, says Air France [qz.com] France’s spate of terrorist attacks is scaring tourists away, and Air France-KLM is worried. “There is clear pressure on France as a destination,” Pierre-François Riolacci,…
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                            If you love concerts but hate crowds, Google’s “3D audio” project might have your back [qz.com] Two things about the latest tech trend of virtual reality: 1. The world is going crazy for it. 2. It’s actually an utter hassle. The…
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                              A UK lawmaker is surprised to find herself in a Times Square video about the South China Sea [qz.com] It’s one thing to have your comments from an interview taken out of context. It’s another to have them taken out of context and then…
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                                Hillary Clinton’s husband wore a fetching pantsuit to honor her nomination for US president [qz.com] Tuesday night (July 26), Bill Clinton, the husband of presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to honor his wife’…
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                                  Americans can finally order an Impossible Burger, the high-end meatless burger that “bleeds” [qz.com] Could the next burger fad be one that’s plant-based and oozes fake blood? Starting today (July 27), consumers in New York City will be able…
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                                    Black mothers have become the heart of the progressive movement in the United States [qz.com] The 2016 Democratic National Convention began in Philadelphia on what would have been Emmett Till’s 75th birthday. Till, however, did not live to see adulthood.…
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                                      Deutsche Bank promises that this is the last year it will waste so much money on legal fines [qz.com] Deutsche Bank has shelled out €10 billion ($11 billion) in fines and other legal charges over the past three years. But never fear, long-suffering shareholders—th…
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                                        To mark the first major party nomination of a woman, many US newspapers ran front-page photos of men [qz.com] Looking at today’s US newspaper front pages, one could be forgiven for thinking it’s 1992. The morning after Hillary Clinton made history as the first…
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                                          Kenya’s PesaPal is moving into the physical world with its first point-of-sale system [qz.com] PesaPal, a Nairobi-based aggregator for online and mobile payments, is set to launch its own point-of-sale system (POS) to rival similar products from PayPal, Shopify…