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The number of women in IT peaked in 1990 and has fallen ever sinceMark Zuckerberg just sold almost $100M in Facebook stock for philanthropic venturesCNN: FBI, DOJ are investigating Paul Manafort’s firm in Ukraine probeThe Note 7 May Be Samsung’s First Premium Phone With A Truly Premium DesignTrump’s “America First” mobile app offers badges and “many more features” coming soonVintage Apple-1 “Celebration” computer could bring $1M at auctionHere’s a list of companies Lyft has tried to sell itself toNASA on National Aviation Day: Don’t forget how we made planes saferVR Prime: Amazon staffs up to create mixed reality originalsOnly 11% of Trump supporters are “highly confident” that votes will be accurately countedRussian government tied to hack of anti-doping agency, says security firmVevo taps Goldman Sachs to fuel MTV-style ambitionsThis Tiny Widget Uses The Sun To Disinfect Water In Just 20 MinutesA U.K. Charity Is Putting Photos Of Missing People Inside Pokéballs To Raise AwarenessOlder Siblings Rejoice: A Study Shows That You’re The SmartestDepending on your politics, Aetna is a victim or a villainGoogle Duo just surpassed Pokémon Go and Facebook Messenger in popularity in Google PlayPandora inches closer to Spotify-style on-demand subscriptionsMemo To Donald Trump And Ryan Lochte: Here’s How To Give A Proper ApologyApple, Alphabet, AT&T, Verizon, and FCC are teaming up to battle robocall “scourge”Inside the weird world of Rotherberg VenturesUse It Or Lose It–How Brain Exercise Fights Alzheimer’sManaging 100,000 Buttons Without Going Mad: Designing “Outlander’s” 18th-Century ParisThis intense ad blocker is gaining global tractionMercedes-Benz Shows Roger Federer Like You’ve Never Seen Him BeforeApple drops the word “store” from its retail locationsBill did not participate in this year’s First Lady Cookie ContestRyan Lochte’s apology “for not being more careful” slammed on TwitterAir Kubos? Animation Studio Laika Has Deeper Ties To Nike Than You’d ExpectPaul Manafort, Trump aide tied to Russian billionaires, resignsWhy On Earth Is Google Building A New Operating System From Scratch?Google Hopes Taylor Swift Will Finally See Green In YouTube RedMorning intel: Uber’s class-action settlement is rejected, SEC probes Hampton CreekIt’s Easy To Prevent Homelessness, Just Give People Money To Pay RentThis Tiny, Wireless “Neural Dust” Could Monitor Your Body From Deep InsideHow Daniel Radcliffe Got Inside The Heads Of White Supremacists For “Imperium”Airbus’s solution for traffic: It’s planning a flying taxiNike’s Unconventional Superstars, South Park’s Virtual Odor: Top 5 Ads Of The WeekThese Maps Show How Many Landfills There Are In The U.S.Your Toothpaste Isn’t As Healthy As You Think (Even If You Have Healthy Toothpaste)NASA wants to hand over the ISS to a private companyTekserve is auctioning off its historic museum of Apple computers right nowHow Mark Zuckerberg Might Attack The Affordable Housing CrisisTwitter rolls out “Quality Filter” to combat abusive tweetsHow To Tell If You’ll Fit Into A Company’s Culture Before You Take The JobDo Female Athletes Get Stiffed By The Sports Industry?Which Social Media Platform Is “Winning” The 2016 Election?How To Recruit Talent For A Startup Nobody’s Heard Of YetFrom Sexist Sportscasts To How Google Recruits: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories4 Steps For Handling An (Extremely) Angry CoworkerHow Machine Learning Will Change What You EatReport: SEC probing whether Hampton Creek broke the law by not disclosing buyback programThe Ultimate Guide To Gmail Productivity: 25 Must-Have Tips, Tricks, And Time SaversStill kicking: Sumner Redstone wins boardroom battle with Viacom, Dauman resignsGoldman Sachs, Wall Street giant, brands its new consumer loan product at a human scaleInnovating at the Speed of TechFired L.A. Times cartoonist turns to GoFundMe to mount legal fightAltspace Redesign Makes VR More SocialDeutsche Bank whistleblower gives his $8.25M reward back to the bankDallas police don’t want to release details about their sniper-killing robotJudge rejects Uber’s proposed settlement in driver lawsuitAnyone Can Follow These Steps To Avoid A Cell Phone HackHow Musical.ly Became A Pop Culture PhenomenonThe NYC Parks Department just made fun of the size of Donald Trump’s manhoodApple’s share of the global smartphone market keeps fallingSmartphones Are Leading The Global Charge Against BlindnessGawker’s Nick Denton says he’s “out of the news and gossip business”Altspace UI redesign is more social VRThe Whyd smart speaker looks like Sonos and Amazon Echo had a babyScientists Can Now Grow And Implant Artificial CorneasElectric Vehicles Could Work For Almost 90% Of Car Trips TodayGet The Day’s Most Important News At Your FingertipsTwitter gets tough on ISIS as suspension of extremist-linked accounts skyrocketsWeWork to offer year-long leasesLisa Gersh uncouples from GoopHarley Davidson Wants You To Choose Your Favorite Marvel Comics Custom MotorcycleThe stock of America’s two biggest for-profit prison companies is plummetingTwo-Way PlayerDesigner WearablesMagic Fabrics10 Ways Our Chatroom Of Editors Reacted To The News That NYT Now Will Shut DownCNN launches journalism drones to do what Wolf Blitzer can’tU.S.  government says it will no longer use private prisonsAirbnb was used by people from 182 different countries this OlympicsThe Women Changing The Face Of AIReport: Univision will say bye-bye to Gawker.com [UPDATED]What happens when your sex toy gets hacked?John Maeda Leaves VC Firm For WordPress Parent CompanyThe Smart Standing Desk That Takes The Whole Smart Standing Desk Thing A Little Too FarClimate Change Is Making “1,000-Year” Floods Like Louisiana’s More And More CommonMadden NFL 17 Is Coming, And Super Bowl MVP Von Miller Is Going Full Justin BieberMore details revealed on Trump campaign chairman’s ties to Russian billionairesDonald Trump declared himself “Mr. Brexit” and you’ll totally believe what happened nextHarley-Davidson has a VW problem, accused by feds of using “defeat devices” to evade emissions rulesMountain Dew’s New Content Series Declares “It Doesn’t Exist Until You Do It”Want $100K Worth Of Free Ad Space? How Do You Feel About Pornhub And RedTube?Donald Trump Declared Himself “Mr. Brexit.” The Internet Then Went To Town On HimYou could help design NASA’s Mars-bound spacebotHow Facebook plans to stop the spread of terrorist propaganda: positive speechUber to acquire self-driving-truck startup Otto“Generation Startup” Is A “Warts And All” Look At Fledgling VenturesAnother sign of troubled times for online lendingThis Sports Retailer Is Using Hackathon To Take Facebook Live On A Marketing RunMorning intel: Uber’s self-driving cars roll out this month, Walmart stock up 2.8%R/GA And Interpublic’s New Venture: Seeking The Next Great Marketing Tech StartupCan Robot Butchers Do One Of America’s Most Dangerous Jobs?Bacterial Nanobots Could Make Cancer Drugs More Effective And Less Terrible“War Dogs”: Why You Should (Or Shouldn’t) Quit Your Job To Hang Out With Gun RunnersMcDonald’s stops giving away wearable activity tracker with Happy Meals due to reports of skin irritationThis is Uber’s first driverless vehicle–and Uber’s human drivers should be worriedHow This Author Recharges Her Batteries To Be Her BestYou can now ride automated buses in HelsinkiThese Vegan Dairy Products Are Made From Milk–There Just Aren’t Any Cows InvolvedGoogle’s FaceTime competitor “Duo” will soon support audio-only calls tooCheck out the world’s largest aircraft take to the skies5 Ways Employers Can Help Employees Fight The Fat At WorkHiring Lessons From The Guy Who Recruited 9,000 Paid Staffers For The OlympicsWhat I Learned By Reconfiguring Maternity Leave My Second Time AroundSouring On Your Dream Job? Here’s What To Do (In This Order)10 Affordable Cities To Live Abroad And Work For Yourself6 Ways To Deal With Chronic ComplainersThe Truth About Your Cotton Bedsheets Will Give You NightmaresTrump lawyer jousts with CNN anchor, won’t admit candidate is down in the pollsGoogle’s Calico names Daphne Koller chief computing officerThe robots are coming—and they’re raising more cash than you areShoot VR hoops with Team USA’s All-StarsCisco says it will eliminate up to 5,500 jobs in restructuringVR Market In China Is “Crazy, Like Really Crazy”The Race For Likes: How Each Candidate Uses Social MediaGoop scores $10 million in Series B roundCNN’s PR Twitter account is run by fifth gradersThis jewelry brand is not interested in Ivanka Trump’s moneyAT&T is finally doing away with overage fees, but there’s a catchBecause your dog isn’t spoiled enough, behold Casper’s $225 mattressIf Clinton wins, many Texans support the state leaving the U.S.How Hackers Are Outsmarting Your Smartphone—And You—With EaseNike’s Next Superstar Is A Quadruple Amputee Mountain ClimberSpaceX is preparing to launch a taxi service to the International Space StationBoston police dept. will assign body cameras randomly after zero officers volunteerInstagram’s new Event channel gets you close to the actionSummer’s Not Over Yet: New PSA Explains Why It’s Really Not Okay To Pee In A PoolVenus may have once supported human lifeWith Cash Money Records “power move,” Apple Music inches closer to TV programmingZiff Davis made $2.475 million by simply saying it would bid on GawkerUnivision wins auction for Gawker Media with $135 million bid (UPDATED)This Weightlifter Danced Through The Olympics To Bring Attention To Climate ChangeHow Excessive Zoning Regulations Hamper Social Mobility And Increase InequalityAmazon now has a dedicated store for products curated by Product HuntYou Can Now Write Anything In “Stranger Things” FontThis Ugly Trump Coloring Book Raises Money For ImmigrantsI tried McDonald’s new fitness tracker this morning—and boy, am I “active”!There’s Way More Going On In Paul Thomas Anderson’s Radiohead Video Than You RealizedLawyerBot Now Helps Homeless People Get Government HousingIn Iceland, Engineers Are Turning CO2 Pollution Into RockPizza Hut Serves Up A Pizza Box That’s Also A Working Digital DJ TurntableGetting To 100%: How A Few U.S. Cities Are Moving To A Fully Renewable FutureSnapchat to add 300 staff in New York, following in footsteps of BuzzFeed and ViceDoes The Internet Dream About Itself? Werner Herzog Wants To KnowThis Fan-Made “Firefly” Animated Series Teaser Will Delight You And Break Your HeartThis Bee-Inspired Algorithm Helps Delivery Companies Plan The Most Efficient RouteMorning intel: Univision buys Gawker for $135 million, Pinterest launches video adsA startup is turning air pollution into ink for pensLarry Wilmore: Comedy Central Wouldn’t Promote “Nightly Show” The Right WayPinterest is now selling video adsReddit users are helping Google’s voice recognition software to better understand accentsMorrissey And PETA Team Up For A “Meat Is Murder”-Inspired Video GameThe world’s largest wind farm will be built off the coast of the United KingdomCould “Google Urbanism” Help Fund Public Space With A Cut Of Online Ad Dollars?America’s First Offshore Wind Farm Is Almost ReadyA lawsuit against Google for scanning of non-Gmail emails will move forwardCisco will soon lay off about 20% of its workforceTwo Big Reasons Why Work “Culture” Is OverratedHow To Give Yourself A Push When Your Progress StallsHow To Go On A Staycation Without Feeling CheatedNeed Help Unplugging? Try A Digital Detox RetreatYour Company Needs More Managers, Not FewerPower, Ambition, And Hillary: A Q&A With The Director Of The Thriller “Equity”Huawei  unveils the Honor 8, an affordable phone with impressive featuresHuawei’s Honor 8: A Flagship-Class Smartphone Without The Flagship PriceIntel unveils a new drone for developersHackers Use Google’s Ad Network To Spread “Fake Login” MalwareNew truck emissions rules could save fleet owners $170 billionApple’s Angela Ahrendts, Maintaining Her Low Profile, Surprises At New Store OpeningApple is assembling a team of music lyrics curatorsFacebook Messenger’s bots cannot spam you anymoreThe guy behind the “chatbot lawyer” to fight parking tickets is now taking on homelessnessSoylent breaks into the world of snack barsFord, Baidu invest $150M in top sensor maker for self-driving carsAs if you needed more evidence of sexism in Olympics commentary…Ford aiming to mass-produce driverless cars by 2021Classic Album + Star Wars Is A Match Made In “High Fidelity” HeavenCanadians Support A Basic Income–But Not If Taxes Have To Go UpAmazon whets appetites of YouTube users with pilots of “Transparent,” “Mozart,” and moreWith Its Project Alloy Headset, Intel Wants To Usher In The Era Of “Merged Reality”The Real Reason There’s World Hunger: Food Waste, Not Food ShortagesA New Artificial Leaf Turns Sunlight And CO2 Into Fuel More EfficientlyBritain’s Long Goodbye: What Happens Next With Brexit?Restaurant finds comedy in police brutality with “Black Olives Matter” merchandiseSamsung Has A New Gear VR: Should You Upgrade?Apple Is Doomed And 7 Other Myths About The CompanyRed Bull’s New Snowboard Film “The Fourth Phase” Mixes Environmentalism And AdrenalineLegendary investor Vinod Khosla bets big on boring: Rubrik, data backup and recovery tech firmForget Athletes, Which Advertisers Are Winning The Olympics So Far?Edward Snowden has a theory about the hack of a group tied to the NSAExclusive: See A Clip From Werner Herzog’s Tech Doc “Lo & Behold”Equity For Field Workers: A Leap Forward For The Sharing Economy?What We Can Learn From The Woolly Mammoths Killed By Sea Level RiseHarvard scholar argues that the news media gave rise to Donald Trump’s candidacyDespite setbacks, Apple is doubling down on ChinaChinese Olympic swimmer busts the period tabooUniqlo Wants To Know “Why Do We Get Dressed?”NASA says July was the hottest month everElectric Cars Could Be Cheaper To Run Than Gas Cars By 2022The U.S. States That Are Most Welcoming To Refugees, At Least On TwitterObama administration pledges $17 million for coding schools and new training modelsSnapchat invites teens to code new geofiltersMorning intel: Univision and Ziff Davis bid on Gawker, Google launches DuoSteve Jobs could have controlled his $100 million yacht with his iPhoneGoogle launches its FaceTime competitor “Duo” for video calling“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda is fighting ticket bots through legislationThese Cramped Gardens Are Designed To Make You Rethink Solitary ConfinementInstagram begins rolling out business tools for companiesGuerrilla Bike Lanes Show Cities How Easy It Is To Make Streets SaferHere are the companies that have bid on Gawker MediaHeineken Uses Google API To Create A Yelp-Like Pub Guide For NYC Soccer FansInside The Secret World Of Code-To-Code CombatThe Quickest Way To Stifle American Entrepreneurship? Keep Out ImmigrantsGoing Beyond Pitchers, Soma Launches A Water BottleAirbnb has activated its Disaster Response Tool for Louisiana floodingFour Things To Do Outside The Office To Boost Your CreativityA Tesla Model S 90D burst into flames during a test drive in France6 Steps To Finally Stop ComplainingThere Are Actually 3 Kinds Of Listening–Here’s How To Master ThemYou’re Making Big Career Changes Harder On Yourself Than They Need To BeHow To Deal With A Boss Who Plays FavoritesSet Sail As A High-Seas SolopreneurFemale CEOs Are More Likely To Be Targeted By Shareholder ActivismWhy Apple HomeKit Seems Boring Right NowTroubled Hyperloop One will study bringing cargo from ships to Dubai portAetna pulls out of Obamacare exchanges in more than 500 U.S. countiesSnapchat reportedly swoops up Vurb to pull search and recommendations into chatReport: U.S. Justice Department finds evidence of criminal wrongdoing in VW investigationAn unrepentant Peter Thiel dances on Gawker’s grave in New York Times op-edSuspected Apple Car engineer leaves Apple for small electric car startupThese new tiny high-performance solar panels could power smartwatches and other devicesWhen HAL Met Samantha: Two Famous Fictional Supercomputers In ConversationMondelez to acquire global rights to Cadbury’s biscuitsLawsuits reveal that Hyperloop One was run more like a fraternity than a companyRecord labels target Reddit in piracy war, but it’s pushing backTim Cook points to services as Apple’s long-term businessCannes bans Muslim women’s bathing suits known as the “burkini”Pandora’s new music charts mine social media to predict the futureElectrolux Wants To Pay You $10,000 For Your Food Innovation IdeasMacy’s is closing 100 stores. Will other retailers follow suit?Keep calm. Minecraft is now available for the Oculus RiftEx-Angry Birds CEO Pekka Rantala to help Nokia get back in the gameDuring Milwaukee unrest, reporter asks slain man’s brother: When will “you guys” “stop this chaos?”This is the first music video made with Google Tilt BrushDoes Trump even care about his campaign manager’s Ukrainian ties?Once hot social robot Jibo said to be canceling foreign ordersThe Next World Heritage Sites Could Be In The Deep OceanBud Light’s Latest Ad Celebrates The Gender Spectrum Of Beer DrinkersTwitter launches branded #Stickers, with Pepsi as first partnerWatch A Pro-Trump Focus Group Not Realize These Amazing Campaign Ads Are SatireScience Explains Why People Pass The Buck When Making A Tough DecisionTinder alternative Bumble gets down to business with paid featuresItaly Wants To Jail Parents Who Raise Vegan Babies“Hidden Figures” Trailer Shows How Women Of Color Helped NASA In The Space RaceNike’s Newest Superstar Is An 86-Year-Old NunSpaceX successfully lands a rocket on a drone shipIf Olympics sportscasts sound a little sexist, it’s because they probably areFollowing Beijing crash, Tesla nixes “autopilot” from its China websiteLet this Googler show you how to nail Google’s tech interviewNorth Korea won’t let its Olympic athletes get free Samsung Galaxy S7 phonesThe Apple Watch 2: Everything We Know So FarMorning intel: Tim Cook, Gawker, and moreSelf-Healing Clothing Made From Squid Teeth Can Repair ItselfHere’s who Tim Cook turns to for adviceGay youth inspired Tim Cook to publicly come outSix Out Of 10 Of The World’s Largest Animals Are Close To DisappearingThere Are 600 Million Young People Around The World Neither Working Nor TrainingHere’s how Tim Cook deals with the world scrutinizing his leadership of AppleIn Cold Wyoming Winters, A New Vertical Farm Keeps Fresh Produce LocalWhat I Learned Working With Jony Ive’s Team On The Apple WatchThese Workout-To-Boardroom Leggings Have A 2,000-Person WaitlistSteve Jobs was “an original of a species,” says Tim CookThis core technology will drive smartphone growth in the future, says Tim CookTim Cook doesn’t want to be a traditional CEOTim Cook on the real test for a company’s cultureTim Cook on what’s changed at Apple since he became CEOForget Micromanaging, Hands-Off Leadership Could Hurt Workers MoreWhy The Most Productive People Constantly Change Their MethodsHow To Avoid Getting Sucked Into More Work After Doing A One-Time FavorHow Much Do Politicians’ Personalities Actually Matter?The Results Are In: Sports Reporting Is As Sexist As You’ve Always SuspectedPatagonia’s CEO Explains How To Make On-Site Child Care Pay For ItselfHow To Answer A Hiring Manager’s Inappropriate (Or Illegal) QuestionsDuolingo’s New Flashcard App, Tinycards, Says A Lot About Our ObsessionsAsk Yourself These Five Questions Before Making Any Major DecisionsThe Album That Plays ItselfStories to read this weekendI Hire Engineers At Google–Here’s What I Look For (And Why)Have Politics Become So Ugly That Educators Are Afraid To Teach Civics?