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Twitter’s Investor Relations Account Was Apparently Created By A Monty Python FanIs Apple Hiring 1,700 U.S. Workers To Build The Mac Pro?Amazon Partners With HTC To Enter Smartphone MarketReports: Baidu, The “Google Of China,” Is Now Accepting BitcoinThe U.S. Is Now The Biggest Oil Producer In The WorldAmerica’s High Schools Aren’t Encouraging Enough Students To Become CyberspiesHow To Spot A Successful Social InnovationThe Future Of Shopping: Shelves That Track The Age And Gender Of Passing CustomersThis James Franco “For Your Consideration” Campaign Wins The Photoshop-OscarsLaw Enforcement Can Summon Unopened Snapchat MessagesWatson Goes From Jeopardy To Med SchoolThese (Fake) Self-Help Books Diagnose Nearly Every Way People Are Terrible On Social MediaWhat Comes After Silicon In The Race For Faster Chips?Set Your iPad Calendar: Apple Has “A Lot To Cover” On October 22ndGeneral Assembly Launches Dash, A New Tool For Learning Coding OnlineGrand St. Breaks Every E-Commerce Rule–Can It Survive?How Instacart Plans to Win the Same-Day Delivery GameDesigning Software And Hardware At OnceWhat Apple Can Learn From Burberry’s Iconic Trench CoatIndia Is Prepping For Its First Ever Mars MissionA Free And Easy-To-Use Tool, So The Media Can Keep Whistleblowers SecretThis Algorithm Can Predict Your Success At UniversityHow Opera’s New Browser Rethinks The Mobile Interface“Just Boo It” And Other Branded Ghosts From The Master of Pop Culture PoltergeistsIncoming CEO Christopher Bailey On His Vision For BurberryCan You Beat The Realistic Facebook Security Simulator? 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Would You Want Your Kid To Play With One?The NSA Harvested Contacts From Email Address BooksRumor: Google’s Smartwatch Will Have Google Now IntegrationAngus Clark And Song Division Rock The Business WorldFirst 5 Hires: How GitHub’s Happy Hive Started With A “Badass” TeamUsing The Lure Of Movies To Crack New Markets In Rural AsiaHow To Master Your Morning For Peak ProductivityThink You Can Live Offline Without Being Tracked? Here’s What It TakesTwitter Removes Follow-Back Requirement For Direct MessagesWhat Are Success Stories Really Good For?The 5 Blind Men And Other Myths Of InnovationThe Huge, Hidden Benefits Of An Extra Hour Of Sleep8 Subconscious Mistakes Our Brains Make Every Day–And How To Avoid ThemApple Hires Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts To Rejuvenate Retail StoresGates, Zuckerberg Back Code.Org’s Mission To Bring Computer Science To Every SchoolWant To Pay For Just The TV Channels You Watch? 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Kind of ‘Meh’Smartphone Keyboards Suck–Who Will Fix Them?A Code to Live ByThe Greatest Productivity Tool You Never Thought Of: Email AutoresponderWhy Everyone Is Talking About “Scaling”Facebook Buys Israeli Startup Onavo To Help Expand Its Reach, And The Internet’s, TooSpaceX Is Bringing About The Future Today, And This Video Proves ItWatch The Skies For A Taco-Delivering Drone, Brought To You By Taco Bell10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: Brains On Breakfast, The Man Who Dances With Light, And MoreThe Recommender: Tyler Gray, Editorial Director, Sound Obsessive, Former Doom Metal Band Bassist, And Shark Attack SurvivorGrand Theft Auto Apologizes For Glitches By Handing Out $500K In Virtual CurrencyGoogle Just Made Another Huge Investment In Solar EnergyAfter Hulu’s Tumultuous Year, Andy Forssell Is Out, Fox Networks’ Mike Hopkins Is InInstagram Videos Will Now Play Automatically. 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Because It’s Not Just Chicken MeatThese Goofy Photos Show That No Matter Where You Go, You’ll Find Chairs On The StreetIf Silicon Valley Syndrome Is Killing Us, What’s The Cure?Power-Ups, Virtual Balls, And Quantum Engines: Watch The Future Of SportsOn International Day Of The Girl, Watch This Inspiring Film About Extraordinary GirlsNative Americans Give Other Groups A Taste Of Casual Sports Team RacismGoodbye, Google TV. 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And Silicon Valley TalkingWith Comcast Partnership, Twitter Becomes A Social TV RemoteI Hear This Gallery of Oil Paintings Inside a Woman’s Ear Is Gross Yet FascinatingThe Next Step For U.S. Special Forces: Cybernetic ExoskeletonsSlowly But Surely, The IPhone 5S And 5C Are Coming To New CountriesElectronic Dance Music Meets Wall Street: SFX Entertainment Is Going PublicLook Out Melville! 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