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Apple’s $1 Billion Bet On Didi Chuxing & 12 Big Questions About What’s Next For CarsThis Is What Happened When I Tried Gwyneth Paltrow’s Kegel ExerciserWarren Buffett backs Dan Gilbert and others in Yahoo bidThe Simpsons GIF maker you never knew you’ve always needed is hereThink You Know The News? Take The Fast Company QuizApple will give iPads to each student and teacher at 114 schoolsSamsung’s new wearable looks like a cufflink on a wristbandInside The Mind Of “Hamilton” Creator Lin-Manuel MirandaNow you can order an Uber or turn on the lights using Amazon Dash buttonsPfizer says its drugs will no longer be sold for the purpose of lethal injection executionsWaPo says it has audio evidence of Trump pretending to be his own publicist; Trump deniesTrump’s Chief Fundraiser Schmoozes Hedge Fund Execs, Seeking DonationsWhy The Founder And CEO Of The Nonprofit Samasource Started A Luxury Skincare LineRamen profitable: NYC restaurant offers $180 bowl of noodles (and gold flakes)White House announces $121 million microbial moonshotWhen The Data Bubble Bursts, Companies Will Have To Actually Sell Things AgainArizona to cities: Don’t mess with AirbnbRadiohead’s “Spectre,” And 9 Other Rejected James Bond Theme SongsSprint includes Amazon Prime with premium data planFacebook’s tiny room is cool, but not as cool as Pixar’s secret speakeasyEtsy finally gets a COOWholesale drug prices rising faster that at any time since release of ViagraPhiladelphia had a fake Google Street View carWatch Edward Snowden debating surveillance and security in new videoLyra Health’s Chief Medical Officer Leaves StartupWhy does Obama’s Twitter account follow porn accounts?iJustine has now been video blogging for a decadeCould VR help with crippling social isolation?Why Does President Obama’s Twitter Account Follow Porn Stars?3 Reasons Apple Invested in Uber’s China Rival, Didi ChuxingChef Amanda Freitag Has An Idea That Would Revolutionize Daily LifeWhy Apple Invested in Uber’s Rival, Didi ChuxingBen Affleck Ditches The Codpiece For A Calculator In “The Accountant”Los Angeles’s New Train Gets You To The Beach Without A CarLyra Health’s chief medical officer is outMark Zuckerberg and Selena Gomez meet in Facebook’s “smallest room”Two Computer Scientists Are Programming An End To Food Waste In ChicagoThe best New York Times correction of the weekGoogle-backed startup partners with insurer to ease mental health referralsFTC monitoring competition (or lack of it) among e-medical record companiesTwitter toasts The Toast website amid shutdown plansEmmy Winner Katie Nolan Explains What Makes Her Sports Show “Garbage Time” So SpecialEvery Time Matthew McConaughey Has Made Weird Noises In a MovieNetflix may launch Fast, an app that tests Internet speedFCC rules won’t kill open source Wi-Fi router firmware after all$81 million Bangladesh Bank heist may be tied to Sony hackZuckerberg to meet with conservative leaders over Trending bias controversyEver see a drone go fishing?Morning intelligenceTarget CEO: I won’t back down from transgender bathroom fightYouTube to get NFL highlights during live gamesCadillac opening Manhattan coffee shop to woo millennialsNetflix finally breaks down borders in EuropeFacebook adds social media-savvy judge to its legal teamA Neil Patrick Harris Siri Speech, Gamer Vs. IRL Stephen Curry: Top 5 Ads Of The WeekThere’s No Evidence Yet That Probiotics Benefit Healthy PeopleSee The 174 Largest African Mammals In One Frightening InfographicOnline Comments Sections Are Terrible. Monetizing Them Would Make Them WorseDoes Fingerprint Access Make Your Phone Less Secure?Facebook, Microsoft, GM and others team up to form green energy groupUnified School District says $42 million iPad program helped raise graduation ratesTrump: Amazon has “a huge antitrust problem”How Duncan Sheik Reinvented Himself From Radio Hits To “American Psycho: The Musical”Tim Cook on Apple’s $1 billion investment in China’s Didi ChuxingThis Robot Hand Teaches Itself To Manipulate Objects–Just Like A HumanEven While Sucking Down Fumes, Biking To Work Is Healthier Than DrivingLevi’s Made The First Ever 100%-Recycled Cotton Jeans [UPDATED]Americans Don’t Realize How Big The Gender Leadership Gap Really IsThese Millennials Have Become The Top Decision Makers At IBMNine Myths About Being Organized That Keep You Surrounded In ClutterFrom Keeping New Hires To The Science Of Learning: This Week’s Top Leadership StoriesWhy You’re Hardwired For Overconfidence And What To Do About It5 Small Ways You Might Be Undermining Your SuccessWhat This Video Of A Drone Fishing For Tuna Can Teach You About DisruptionApple invests $1 billion in Didi, Uber’s biggest rival in ChinaSwift Global Bank Network reports second cyber attackObama speaks in support of making Election Day a national holidayApple’s dramatic uptick in R&D may have something to do with a carPatients use well-intentioned transparency database to find doctors who “freely prescribe” opioid painkillersAuction site blocks George Zimmerman from selling gun used to kill Trayvon MartinChilling animated map shows fallout if a nuclear attack happened today“Winds of Winter” is coming: “Game of Thrones” author George R.R. Martin releases new book excerptYou want to be on stage with these singing tesla coilsFor the first time in 16 years, there will be no new “CSI” shows this fallActivision Blizzard wants to make Facebook Live the new TwitchWordPress.com owner Automattic plans to offer .blog domains this yearSecret Service probes former Trump butler’s call for Obama’s deathWestern Digital completes $16 billion acquisition of SanDiskHow to get kicked off Twitter, celebrity editionApple shortened app approval time from 8.8 days to 1.95 days in the past yearAmazon and Uber team up to make L.A. riders’ lives a little more luxuriousEx-Evernote/Alibaba exec joins Etsy as COOThis map shows every U.S. address listed in the Panama PapersAlphabet tops Apple to become world’s most valuable public company—and could stay that wayHyperloop One’s first propulsion test, by the numbersA glimpse into Google’s strategy in mental healthGoogle releases Parsey McParseface to help you analyze English textRussian embassy illustrates Syria tweet with video game screenshotWhy Do All Movies Trailers Feel The Same? Because They AreCharter says Time Warner Cable merger to close next week after clearing final regulatory hurdleResearchers release personal data of 70k OKCupid usersMicrosoft’s “mood shirt” feels you, and cheers you up. Really.Leaked: Read Facebook’s internal guidelines on how to curate Trending contentObamacare loses reimbursement battle in courtHow Fairphone–The World’s Most Ethical Cell Phone–Stays GoodGoogle Drive integrates with Evernote, competitor Keep notwithstandingClimate Change Has Officially Engulfed 5 Pacific IslandsAmazon’s New Online Video Platform Doesn’t Need To Beat YouTube To WinDid Calvin Klein not get the memo? Sex doesn’t sell underwear anymoreWhat you’ll find in the Dark Web’s literary magazineAfter meeting him, Ryan still won’t endorse TrumpGoogle’s Gboard app is a boon for iPhone users (and Google)Entrepreneurial couple are out at ScanaduStarting Monday, you’ll be able to buy shares in startups through crowdfunding sitesWhy Google Is Banning Ads From Predatory LendersWatch Taylor Swift Dance Alone In Her Living Room In New Apple Music CommercialPaddle8 merges with Auctionata, Germany’s leading online auction houseThe Amazon vs. Walmart delivery war is onTaylor Swift Embraces The Darkness For Apple Music“Assassin’s Creed” Trailer Introduces Time-Traveling, Death-Dealing Michael FassbenderCareerBuilder now tells you who looks at your resume—and whyIs Google search biased? U.S. investigators may take another lookThis app frees Amazon’s Alexa from your home (and makes Siri look lame)Is the $1.3 billion probiotic food industry a sour, curdled con?Morning intelligenceThis Software Is Helping Groups Make Collaborative Decisions, Occupy Wall Street-StyleThese Shoes Made Without Glue Are Healthier For Factory Workers–And RecyclableApple says it is unable to retrieve data from iPhone of Florida boy missing at sea“Wrong fight. Wrong time. Wrong town.”Gawker gets sued for $35 million by man who claims he invented emailWatch live as the Solar Impulse 2 continues its round the world tripThe Class Of 2016 Is Both Practical And Idealistic About Their Job ProspectsWorld Health Organization says 80% of the world’s cities have bad airApple says it will not stop selling music downloadsCaffeine & Content: Why Mountain Dew Is Launching Its Own Multichannel NetworkYour Chance To Own Original Jeff Koons Art, Courtesy Of Google’s Nexus Live Case LineOscar Winner Armando Bo Plots And Directs A New Thriller For Qualcomm6 Ways We Could Spend $1 Billion To Fix America’s Economic Mobility ProblemThe Urban Confessional Project Sends Volunteers To Do Nothing But Listen To Your ProblemsWhy Growing Up Weird Can Be Great For Your CareerSorry, Trump: Ending Borders Could Jump-Start The World EconomyThese Artists Flood 3-D Maps Of Earth To Simulate The Effects Of Climate ChangeLyft is offering California drivers a new deal to settle lawsuit6 Habits Of Creative ManagersHow Giving Up Meat For A Month Improved My ProductivityWhat I’d Go Back And Tell Myself Before I Pivoted My StartupHere’s How Your Ambition Today Might Let You Down LaterHere’s How To Use Social Media At Each Stage Of Your CareerWhat You Can Learn By Writing A Resume For Your FailuresTheranos’s president and COO steps down amid growing crisis of confidenceBloomberg: The Republican Party is no longer the party of business60 Minutes’ Morley Safer retires after nearly 50 yearsSears CEO says getting company back on track as tough as closing GuantanamoTwitch alternative Beam wins $50K at TechCrunch Disrupt NYSay goodbye to Sunrise, as the sun sets on Microsoft’s beloved calendar appTwitter’s Neighborhood Tech Center—For Its Own Neighborhood—Turns OneEx-BuzzFeed execs team up to offer content directly through Facebook LiveBy 2018, Apple may kill off digital downloads foreverChip cards drive credit card fraud onlineY Combinator launches new “Human Advancement Research Community”Cancer survivor launches foundation to bring virtual reality to people stuck in isolationIn the Vegas Desert, Hyperloop One Digs Traditional Transportation’s GraveWatch This Drone Get Pierced By A Spear At A Russian Renaissance FestAnne Wojcicki Reveals Her Ideal Piece Of TechNew York bank regulator probes Goldman Sachs, others after Panama PapersChicago mayor backs proposal to regulate Airbnb rentals as commercial propertiesISIS kids app teaches children how to say “gun” and “tank”JPMorgan Chase doesn’t want your kid to go to college (you should really read the rest of this post for context, though)Least Creative Of The Day: Yacht Plugs New Music Video In Sex Tape Apology LetterHow to use Tinder like an investigative reporterGood news for Oculus: 1 million people used the Gear VR headset in AprilHow The Big Bang Theory’s Johnny Galecki Almost Became A Bathroom DesignerY Combinator is offering $20K in a pitch competition—but you have to be able to understand SnapchatFormer NSA chief tells former colleagues frustrated about increasing encryption: “Get over it!”Huge study finds 70 gene variants associated with “educational attachment”Here’s the best thing about Instagram’s new iconNow you can chat with your friends on YouTube while posting that stupid pet tricks videoWhat happened to Remote Year participants who set out to spend a year working and travelingThe coolest new sign in the world (or at least in Portland)Facebook Will Soon Be Showing 360-Degree Photos In Your StreamFive seconds of disruption: Hyperloop One tests propulsion systemTrump  doesn’t plan to release tax returns before electionAmid lawsuits, Honest Company claims it just had its best quarter everLeaked iPhone 7 blueprints show NO headphone jack. What?!?Seaweed Packaging Makes a Splash and Wins the Lexus Design AwardChelsea Handler’s new talk show hits Netflix today at 3pm ETWalmart sues Visa for chipping away at PIN debit card transactionsPop Culture’s Most Iconic Cars Are Re-Imagined As Bikes In Anti-Traffic Ads From SpainPrince inspires Minnesota legislators to propose controversial publicity lawLAPD testing Tesla Model S for “high-pursuit” vehicleThis New Golden State Warriors Ad Salutes NBA MVP Stephen CurryWomen tend to be better investors. So why is there a gender gap in investing?Google bans ads for payday loansDo you speak Silicon Valley?This Swimsuit Acts Like An Invisible Life JacketGermany’s National Railway Plans To Remove Human DriversHillary Clinton’s son-in-law closes one of his hedge fundsInstagram redesigned its logo by having employees draw it from memoryCourtesy of Azealia Banks, new confirmation that being racist and homophobic is still bad for businessHonda wants you to (virtually) drive a Formula 1 racerThis Marine Uses Stormtrooper Toys To Depict His Combat Experience In Stunning PhotosHonda Gets Ready For Indy 500 By Putting You In A 360-Degree Driver SeatThis New Startup Wants To Be The Airbnb For Local Farm TourismUber drivers blocked from Heathrow airport area after neighbors complain of littering, public urinationIBM Announces Magic Bullet To Zap All Kinds of Killer VirusesMorning intelligenceDon’t Be Too Surprised That Peter Thiel Is A Trump DelegateCheck out this beautiful image that shows the destruction of our ice capsJapan Now Has More Electric Charging Points Than Gas StationsThis Reality Check Animation Maps Two Centuries Of U.S. ImmigrationNASA’s Kepler just found another 1,284 planetsWhat Makes A Thriving And Interesting City? Something Called Collision DensityAmazon wants to woo creators away from YouTube with its new user-generated video platformSocial Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories3-D Technologies Help The Blind Experience Art More FullyOn this day in 1997, the world’s chess champion was beaten by IBM’s Deep BlueHow AI And Crowdsourcing Are Remaking The Legal ProfessionHate Your Job? It’s Illegal For Your Boss To Force You To Act HappyFollow These Two Essential Tips To Become A More Confident Public SpeakerGoogle employees suggest 13 new emoji representing women in the workplaceDo 3 Out Of 4 Doctors Really Agree? Common Ways Study Data Can Be MisinterpretedThis Platform Aims To Close A Big Financial Gap For WomenHow To Use Empathy To Get What You Want5 Interview Mistakes You’re Still Making In 2016How To Build Employee Trust In An Age Of Short Job TenuresYour Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use ItHow Charles Schwab Fought Back Against The Robo-Adviser Startup InvasionThe irony of Facebook’s Trending controversyHere Comes Hyperloop One: Startup Raises $80 MillionSanders, Trump win in West Virginia primariesCan’t sleep? Tie this gadget around your torso, say the makers of 2BreatheThe latest on Prince’s death: search warrant and a sheriff’s department visit to Paisley ParkCourt blocks Staples-Office Depot mergerMeet New York’s mental health matchmakerNow you can send a Twitter feed to your old school NintendoUnder Armour Gives Video Game Stephen Curry The MVP Skills Of Real Life Stephen CurryWalgreens plans to offer online mental health screeningsCanadian teen uses Google Earth, help from space agency to find possible lost Mayan cityCongress passed “the most significant expansion of federal law in intellectual property” in 70 yearsSelf-proclaimed ‘white nationalist’ named as Trump delegateWhatsApp finally arrives on Windows and MacDisney’s stock drops by over 5%, following underwhelming earningsDisney is pulling the plug on video game line InfinityJet tests grocery deliveriesInterracial couple says booking on Airbnb a challenge ever since they’ve posted a pair photoSee Superhero Logos Rebooted As Minimalist Animated Line Art GIFsIf UFO truth is out there, Clinton vows to reveal itDJ/Producer Kaytranada Brings The Dancing Robots In His New VideoDARPA plans sound-powered undersea GPSAmazon thinks it can disrupt YouTubeIntroducing PodRide, A Weatherproof Custom QuadcycleMysterious Air Force space plane approaches 1 year in orbitA security app sent a Canadian man this live video of his house burning downTumblr launches “Labs” letting users test new featuresAmazon stock is so hot that some analysts think it could hit $1,000 this yearCongress warned after ransomware attempts on House networksFacebook says “tens of thousands” of developers are creating Messenger botsSettlement lets Verizon keep ESPN-free Fios “skinny bundles”Get ready for a big ol’ Hyperloop showdownJeff Koons designs Android cases for GoogleNew York airports slam TSA over ‘abysmal’ security delaysThis Is What Johnny Galecki Geeks Out Over Every WeekUber drivers in New York to get union-backed guildKendrick Lamar Stays True To Himself In His Latest Reebok AdThe Apple Watch was inspired by Jobs’s desire to revolutionize health careGood news for teams: Slack and Quip are interminglingHow To Create A Human-Centered Approach To Corporate GivingSenate GOP wants to know how Facebook picks trending topicsGuess who’s back?Facebook expands its Moments photo app, but at a costHealth tech valuations “insane,” says health tech investorIBM Watson takes on cybersecurityFlorida’s Coral Reefs Are Dissolving Much Sooner Than ExpectedFacebook’s Trending controversy is trending on FacebookWhich gig economy companies are the best at protecting your privacy?“Blowout artist” is now an official career in MarylandNeil Patrick Harris Gets Some Awards Speech Help From Apple’s SiriThis Brilliant Toy Turns Lego Bricks Into A Tool For Learning BrailleThese are the best places to work for new dadsHere’s an antidote to Facebook’s creepy news feed algorithmThese Are The Best Places To Work For New FathersMorning intelligenceThe Most And Least Resilient Countries In The WorldMigrants Keep Eating Their Native Cuisine, Even If It Means They StarveKansas City wants to be the “smartest city” in AmericaHacker accused of stealing scripts and explicit videos from celebrities pleads guilty“Eclipsed” Playwright And “The Walking Dead” Star Danai Gurira On Fusing Art And ActivismCan a good novel be crowdsourced?Our First Impressions Of The Most Patriotic Beer Can In AmericaDeduction, Innovation, and Frog Monsters: Business Lessons From “Magic: The Gathering”Against Gun Violence? Then Get Your Money Out Of Gun Stocks With This Easy ToolThis tattoo ink that disappears after a year could save you regretsAt This Free Food Festival, All The Ingredients Are Food WasteThe Hyperloop is one step closer to becoming a realityEquity Crowdfunding For Non-Rich People Is ComingHave We Reached Peak Cruelty? How Animals’ Lives Will Change In The Next 5 YearsCan Alloy Reinvent The Web Browser Around Tasks?The FTC wants to know how Google and Apple patch security flawsMost People Are Afraid To Do This One Thing That Can Help Them Land Their Dream JobThe Future Of HR And Why Startups Shouldn’t Reject ItWhat The New Trade Secrets Law Means For U.S. CompaniesHow Crafting A Parental Leave Policy Taught My Company To DelegateI Split My To-Do List Into Batches For A Week–Here’s What I LearnedThe Surprising Link Between Laughter And LearningFacebook Search VP totally denies news bias in “Trending” story selectionSpotted: That rarest of unicorns, a Trump supporter in Silicon ValleyThe Theranos Scandal Is Just The BeginningComedy Central prez Michele Ganeless to resign after falling ratingsZenefits CEO cashed out $10 million in stock before resigningAntiques Roadshow mistakenly priced a high schooler’s art assignment at $50,000Potential Yahoo buyer on Marissa Mayer: “I cannot imagine a scenario where we keep her”Watch this too-close tornado in 360-degree videoCoffee & doughnuts: Keurig owners buy Krispy Kreme for $1.35 billionUber wants to get to you even fasterCan Foursquare become profitable in two years?Sources cast doubt  on Gizmodo story claiming Facebook News Trends biasWhy Sesame Workshop’s Brown Johnson Relies On Her Gut During An InterviewSpotify’s video push will include 12 original seriesA Look At Pixar’s Secret Storytelling WeaponsVideo views are 100% BS, according to GawkerGwyneth Paltrow teases us with yam lubeArtists Claim YouTube Pays Them Less Than Spotify. Are They Right?A year after her husband’s death, Sheryl Sandberg realizes Lean In’s shortcomingsSamsung’s Newest Galaxy Prototype Is A Smart SurfboardSnapchat’s video traffic has exploded by 5x in a yearPeriscope is coming to DJI drones, because how else does one go up against Facebook?Two Years Later, Watch Save The Children’s “Still The Most Shocking Second A Day”1,500 Amazon shareholders want Amazon to stop selling Trump-branded productsTom Brady Goes To The Weirdest Hotel Ever For Some Beauty RestOnline advertising honcho refuses to shake hands with AdBlock Plus CEO“Siri, What’s Viv?”In India, Cows That Belch Less Could Mooooove The Needle On Climate ChangePalantir adviser Joe Lonsdale says Palantir is doing just fineAdBlock Plus says it’s on the verge of a billion downloadsNail salons ordered to pay $2 million in back pay and damages to workersThe New Yorker’s New Cover Comes Alive With Augmented Reality AnimationWatch John Oliver Fight Fake Science With A Fake TED TalkFeds to entrepreneurs: Let’s redesign the medical billJohn Oliver’s mock TED talk will change the way you think about nothingHow One City Is Working To Get An Overdose Antidote In Every HomeIs this a new market for Theranos?An Autonomous Robot Surgeon Just Successfully Sewed Up A PigThis 3-D Printed Wheelchair Can Make A More Comfortable Life For The DisabledInside The Restoration Of Lost ’70s Animated Curiosity “Belladonna Of Sadness”HTC reports 64% drop in revenue last quarterBreaking Through In A Crowded MarketLending Club CEO resigns following internal investigationThe Next New York City Breweries Will Be For Recycling Food WasteMorning intelligenceTool that lets designers update websites using their voice wins the Disrupt NY HackathonYou can watch Mercury make a rare transit in front of the sun todayScience Invents A Better Way To Boil WaterThe New Yorker releases its first augmented reality coverMcDonald’s Netherlands gets hip with “McTrax” interactive DJ placematsThe 10 Cities Where Solar Is Going ViralNew Fancy Dorms Look A Lot Like Coliving SpacesThese 10 Powerhouse Women Want You To Talk About SexTwitter revokes U.S. intelligent agencies’ access to analytics data toolA Terrifying Photo Collection Shows How Climate Change Is Destroying The Planet Right NowA Simple Brain Hack For More Creative Problem SolvingHow To Help Fix Your Employee’s Time Management ProblemWhat To Do During Your Employees’ First Week To Avoid Losing Them5 Habits Of Great LeadersWhat You Can Look Forward To After Giving Up On Your “Dream Job”Here’s How To Be A Great Intern Manager5 Common Habits That Might Be Holding Back Your SuccessMessin’ with Texas: Uber and Lyft dropping Austin, stranding 10,000 driversThese Students Built A Glove That Translates Sign Language Into EnglishCan Crowdsourcing Help Make Life Easier For People With Disabilities?Obama wants to close the “diaper gap”The San Francisco Giants Want To Bring Fans Closer To The Action With VRThe 17 Things Managers Should Never SayThis MIT Scientist’s Donald Trump Bot Needs A Little Human AssistanceThe Hidden Dangers Of Highly Emotional Intelligent CoworkersStories to read this weekend