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From Fortune
Fortune 07/01/17
Hacked
BUSINESS IS UNDER ASSAULT FROM CYBERCRIMINALS LIKE NEVER BEFORE, AND THE COST TO COMPANIES IS EXPLODING. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SAFEGUARDING YOUR DIGITAL ASSETS.
From Mother Jones
Mother Jones 08/01/17
The Russian Connection
David Corn THE TRUMP-RUSSIA SCANDAL is the subject of multiple investigations that may or may not unearth new revelations, but this much is already certain: Donald Trump is guilty. We don’t need additional information about the Russian covert schem
From Fast Company
Fast Company 08/01/17
Tesla Raises the Roof
TESLA CEO ELON MUSK’S MULTIBILLION-DOLLAR ACQUISITION OF HIS COUSINS’ SUSTAINABLE-ENERGY COMPANY, SOLARCITY, IS TOTALLY LOGICAL—AND HUGELY RISKY. WILL MUSK PULL OFF ANOTHER MIRACLE?

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Fast Company
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View From Above

Satellite companies are sending more cameras into orbit than ever before, providing an unprecedented near-real-time view of the world. Here are five sectors on the ground that are being transformed by data from the sky. Agriculture Analytics companies such as Orbital Insight use satellite imagery to esti-mate annual crop yields for farmers. North Carolina–based FarmShots digs even deeper: By studying light absorption and land elevation, it can scour individual fields for the presence of pests or diseases. And through a recent partnership with John Deere, FarmShots’ recognition algorithms hav
Newsweek
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Emojis Are Everywhere, But Not For Long

Forget Donald Trump. Let’s talk about something truly dim and oafish: emoji. The world is in the middle of a disturbing emoji-gasm. You can go see The Emoji Movie and sit through a plot as nuanced and complex as an old episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. (Don’t miss esteemed Shakespearean actor Patrick Stewart getting to be the voice of Poop.) July also brought us World Emoji Day. To mark the occasion, Apple trumpeted its upcoming release of new emoji, a milestone for society that might only be topped by a new shape of marshmallow in Lucky Charms. Microsoft, always an innovator in artifici
Bloomberg Businessweek
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Into The Urban Jungle

Manaus Riding in a van behind a moving truck, Rogelio Quiñonez, 20, is between homes for the fourth time in as many months. He’s 5 feet tall, and his high-cropped bangs, protruding forehead, and slight smile give him an impish look. With him are his wife and toddler and infant sons: four of the roughly 500 indigenous Warao people of Venezuela seeking refuge in the Brazilian city of Manaus. On this afternoon in July, the local government is relocating dozens of the Warao to temporary accommodations in an apartment building in a neighborhood called, aptly, Cidade Nova—“New City” in Portuguese.