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VR film is coming to a headset near you, and it won’t be like traditional storytellingMylan reaches $465 million settlement over its EpiPensDonald Trump caught on tape boasting about groping womenBumble bans mirror selfies and underwear pics in dating profilesAfternoon intel: Hurricane Matthew kills 840 in Haiti, Marissa Mayer accused of discrimination toward menFAA: Get your drones the hell away from Hurricane MatthewTrump’s new telecom adviser is a net neutrality foe whose studies were funded by VerizonJaguar Land Rover Enlists Gorillaz’ Noodle As New Global Brand AmbassadorReed Hastings is mad that movie theater owners think cinema should be shown in cinemasWatch “The Daily Show” Rip Apart Fox News’ Racist Chinatown SketchMarissa Mayer is being accused of discriminating against male employees at YahooGive Emergency Aid To Haiti, But Then Keep Giving To Fund Long-Term SolutionsHere Are Michelle Obama’s Best Trump BurnsA Historic Climate Agreement Will Make Air Travel Carbon Neutral By 2020Watch This Cute Prancing Robot Open Doors And Bound Up StairsThe First Look At “Black Mirror” Season 3 Is Here . . . And You’ve Already Lost Your MindNYCC 2016: How To Live And Work Together, By Amanda Conner and Jimmy PalmiottiMost Countries Already Have The Means To End Poverty, So Why Don’t They?Just In Time For NYCC 2016: The United States Post Office Unveils Wonder Woman StampsAirbnb is offering free housing to people displaced by Hurricane MatthewThis New Interactive Doc Shines A Light On A Global Spy Network Between Five CountriesThe Pentagon has no idea how many “ghost soldiers” it’s funding in AfghanistanNo one is safe from Comcast’s data capsTrump’s debate prep includes scorning the need for debate prepEverything You Need To Know About Jeff Bezos In A MinuteJB Smoove Puts Some Vanilla In Your Eyes And Ears For Crown RoyalOculus’s $199 Touch Controllers, Which Bring Your Hands Into VR, Are Coming In DecemberWith “13th,” Ava DuVernay Decries An Unequal Criminal Justice SystemWhy Is Hollywood So Obsessed With 2010?Computers Are Learning To “Think” By Listening To MIDI MusicFacebook activates Safety Check for users in the path of Hurricane MatthewPixel By Google, Chance The Wrapper: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekAt This Philadelphia Cafe, You Pay What You Want For A 3-Course MealMorning intel: Snapchat gears up for IPO, Verizon gets cold feetThe 40th Anniversary Of “Charlie’s Angels” . . . And The Uneasy History Of “Jiggle TV”Hurricane Matthew hits Florida: the latest updatesMadeByGoogle pop-up shop coming to lower Manhattan in two weeksPrisma now lets you turn your videos into 15-second-long animationsScience Supports Your Seltzer Addiction: It’s The Best Thing To Quench Your ThirstThese Photos Show The Past And Potential Future Of California’s Dependence On WaterThe FDA Is Redefining “Healthy” On Food Labels, But What Does Healthy Even Mean?These Tech Companies Are Way Ahead Of Trump And Clinton On Paid Family LeaveScience-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your LeagueWhere Top Talent In The Tech Industry Will Likely Work Next3 Low-Tech Speaking Tips That Still Work In 2016From Cover Letter Killers To Practicing Patience: This Week’s Top Leadership Stories3 Things Clinton And Trump Should Practice Before Sunday’s DebateReport: Verizon wants a $1 billion discount on $4.8 billion Yahoo sale priceReport: No Samsung execs will lose their jobs over the exploding battery fiascoSouth Africa wants to track 1% of its citizens’ healthWhy This Bulky Standalone Headset From Oculus Is The Future Of VRPalmer Luckey avoided Oculus conference so he wasn’t a “distraction,” but distracts anywayAsian American journalists invite Fox News to Chinatown town hall after offensive “O’Reilly Factor” segmentHere is some time-lapse video of the Vladimir Putin banner hanging from Manhattan BridgeYour Wild Idea May Be Worth Pitching Twice, According To These Business LeadersDystopian future comes to VR with “Blade Runner” for OculusSnapchat is reportedly hoping to go public in the next few monthsOculus Touch, which bring your hands into VR, is coming Dec. 6Oculus’s “asynchronous timewarp” helps lower the cost of high-end VRComing eventually from Oculus: a standalone VR headsetZuck shows off first-ever live social VR appZuck: Oculus Touch controllers coming by end of yearEvery time I return from VR, it’s a trip back to the real worldCoupa shares near $40 in Nasdaq debut despite no anticipated profitabilityCanada Is Introducing A Nationwide Carbon Tax. Could The U.S. Be Next?Solar Has Generated More Power Than Coal For 6 Months In The U.K.NYCC live stream: how and where to watch New York Comic Con panels onlineGoogle’s Hardware Push Is All About AIHow Three Atlanta Businessmen Chose A Graphic Novel As Their Midlife Crisis ProjectTo Protect Pedestrians And Cyclists, London Is Banning The Most Dangerous TrucksThis Is How Wes Anderson Approaches WorldbuildingAT&T wants to be an entertainment empire, but that won’t include ParamountAlphabet Is Using AI To Help Rid Communities Of Disease-Carrying MosquitoesDuolingo’s Chatbots Won’t Judge You For Your Lousy FrenchFord CEO on the ethics of self-driving vehicles: “Does the car choose to hit the grandmother or the baby?”Uber offered to invest in Didi in 2013Freelancers now make up 35% of the U.S. workforceClive Owen Reteams With BMW Films For The Action-Packed, Star-Studded “The Escape”There are the top jobs in engineering and ITOculus Connect 3: Live stream, start timeShyp Goes Nationwide By Letting You Comparison-Shop Shipping ServicesTwyla Wants To Make Buying Art Easy, Affordable, And Intimidation-FreeSurvey Says: Yes, U.S. Consumers Will Buy Cars From Apple And GoogleIs Your Car Doing Enough For The Climate? A New Tool Will Let You KnowMorning intel: Who is actually bidding on Twitter?25 Reasons To Call In Sick And Come To The Fast Company Innovation Festival“A Love Letter To Black Women”: Cheo Hodari Coker & The Gender Dynamics Of “Luke Cage”Scott Norton’s Sweat-Inducing Secret To Being His BestTwitter stock tumbles in wake of report that Google, Disney, and Apple have lost interestSearch results in the iOS App Store will now include adsTheranos to shut down its facilities and lay off more than 40% of its staffWhen It Comes To Tax Avoidance, Corporations Out-Trump TrumpBoyan Slat’s Audacious Ocean Cleanup Project Takes The Next Step Toward RealityHere’s Who Could Win This Year’s Nobel Peace PrizeHow To Hire And Manage Freelance ProfessionalsWhat Stops Workers From Going FreelanceFeeling Anxious At Work? Here’s Why That’s Not Such a Bad ThingUse This Formula To Tame Your Hopeless To-Do ListThe Follow-Up Email Every Job Seeker Needs To Know How To Write7 Emergency Steps For Ending Team ConflictSamsung buys a ready-made AI assistant in acquisition of Viv Labs, whose founders created Apple’s SiriNatalie Portman’s Accent Game Is (Too) Strong In Our First Look At “Jackie”Battle Of The Vice Presidents: It Was MessyVice presidential debate recap: It was a messThese patients say UnitedHealth secretly inflated the cost of prescription drugsTrump or Clinton? More than 6 million Americans can’t even vote because of prior convictionsNow you can search through Donald Trump’s bankruptcy filingsTwitter Met With Senate Staffers To Discuss Concerns Over Russian PropagandaJeff Bezos’ Blue Origin just pulled off a crucial rocket launch and escape test without blowing anything upAfternoon intel: Amazon updates Dash, Samsung has another  Note 7 fireAmazon just got hit with an Uber-style labor lawsuit over the classification of delivery driversOh no! A replacement Samsung Galaxy Note 7 catches fire on Southwest plane (updated with Samsung statement)See How Bill Sienkiewicz’s Experimental “New Mutants” Art Shifted Comic SensibilitiesAlphabet’s Verily and others to dole out $75 million for heart disease researchMedicare chief: Patients aren’t often enough the “central agenda”NASA’s Astronaut Twin Brothers’ Seven Steps For Reaching Huge GoalsPebble 2 Review: This Sporty Smartwatch Swings At Fitbit Instead Of AppleAmazon updates its “Dash” wand to let you buy anything via voice and scanThere’s another Snowden: NSA contractor arrested for possible theft of classified computer codesFacebook’s Marketplace isn’t off to the best startHow Nike And Michael J. Fox Envision The Future of FundraisingAndromeda Looks Like Android’s Ticket To The Big ScreenPoland’s Government Learns “Humility” After Mass Protests, Backs Off Abortion BanTech giants insist they’re not doing a Yahoo (scanning email traffic)These Hero Cops Are Pulling Over Drivers Who Crowd CyclistsNiche Maternity Retailers Surge As Millennial Moms Redefine The CategoryOne Company Is Bringing Virtual Reality To A Population That Needs It MostIf Antibiotics Fail, We Could Turn To This Entirely New Method To Kill SuperbugsFounder of California Baby launches an advisory council to regulate baby skincare productsHome health care startup to accept Medicaid in New YorkYahoo: Reports that we scanned user emails at NSA’s behest are “misleading”Jordan Peele’s Racial Horror Movie Is What The World Needs Right NowTamara Mellon, Jimmy Choo’s former creative chief, launches shoe labelRegulators target Google Wallet, Venmo, Square Cash  in new ruleIn Grand Rapids, This Nonprofit Buys Abandoned Houses For The HomelessMorning intel: VP debate isn’t a complete snore, Snowden on Yahoo spy scandal, how to DaydreamGirls Who Code is launching a social network for its 40,000 alumniFrom Rihanna To Instagram: How Luc Besson’s New Obsessions Brought “Valerian” To LifeFacebook’s Secret Conversations will keep your chats private but only if you use the same deviceRevenge of the nerds: Tech gains and fashion slips in ranking of the world’s most prestigious brandsChinese firm is developing world’s biggest spaceplane to take up to 20 passengersEdward Snowden tweets: Stop using Yahoo todayCan Robotics Spark A Renaissance In American Manufacturing?Can We Design An On-Demand Economy That Will Work For Everyone?How These Companies Are Using AI To Boost ProductivityTake This Job And Shove It, Say The Majority Of Employees Who QuitYou Can Grow Plants Underground—And We Asked Lowline Labs Creator How It’s DoneYes, You Can Still Prepare To Speak Off The CuffThese Companies Run Mentorship Programs That Actually WorkThis Tech Veteran’s Ultimate Guide To Leading Through LayoffsIn Trump’s Playbook, Looks Sometimes Count As Job QualificationsThe Choreographer of “Cats” And “Hamilton” On Trusting Your Creative InstinctsHow Halo Aims To Grow Beyond Its Gaming RootsMike Pence differs from Donald Trump on Putin and SyriaGive Hillary Clinton’s digital team a raise: “That Mexican Thing” is now a brand assetReligious faith makes a surprise appearance at the VP debate between Tim Kaine and Mike PenceDonald Trump spends VP debate mocking Tim Kaine on Twitter and not even Batman is safeWith a straight face, Mike Pence accuses Hillary Clinton of running an insult-driven campaignTwitter will reportedly be hearing buyout bids this weekHospitals are charging new moms to hold their infantsTwitter early investor Chris Sacca is selling off his shares, and hoping for an acquisitionGoogle Home Will Leverage Google Services To Take On Amazon EchoVP debate live-stream: how to watch the Pence-Kaine showdown onlineGoogle’s “Pixel” Phone Is Here And Its First Ad Is Kind Of SurrealChance the Rapper Is All Dressed Up For Halloween And Here To Sell Kit Kat BarsDid the CEO of Boeing just tell Elon Musk to eat his Mars dust?Beats By Dre CMO Omar Johnson is stepping downBeats By Dre Chief Marketing Officer Omar Johnson Is Stepping DownMike Judge On The 10th Anniversary Of “Idiocracy” And Predicting The (Near) FutureVideo: Google Home using various services in a conversationVideo: Here’s how Google Home briefs you at the start of the dayAfternoon intel: Google introduces new stuff, more WikiLeaks on the wayCommuting New Yorkers can now pay for fares with Apple Pay and MasterPassApple’s health team is recruiting up a stormThe Feds Want To Stop Election Hackers, But States And Voters Are Wary“Dirty 30” Star Mamrie Hart On Her DIY Transition From YouTube To The Big ScreenAndrew Cuomo just wanted people to “lay off” poor Chris Christie after Bridgegate scandal: reportYahoo allegedly helped the U.S. government by scanning email—is it the only one?“Actions on Google” will unlock third-party Google Assistant featuresHere Are 16 Creative Tips For Killing It On InstagramGoogle rolls out $129 Google Home personal assistant device to compete with Amazon EchoGoogle thinks it has a smarter internet router with new Google Wi-FiCashless Society Gets Closer: Now You Can Make Payments Using Apple’s MessagesGoogle unveils $69 Chromecast UltraGoogle’s $79 Daydream VR headset, controller, phones coming next monthHow Google’s Mobile Daydream Platform Aims To Dominate Consumer VRThe Company-Wide Effort That Brought Google’s New VR Platform Daydream To LifeGoogle throws some shade at iPhone 7 Plus dual-lens camera, says Pixel’s camera is betterGoogle’s Pixel phone is official and ambitiousWhoops, We Haven’t Been Counting A Huge Source Of Carbon Emissions: DamsGoogle puts some numbers on its artificial intelligence progressRevolution Foods adds Arne Duncan to its board of directorsThese three actors are the highest paid on TV and may be the only ones making $1 million an episodeSnapchat’s Spectacles: How Digital Eyewear Could Escape The Nerd FactorElaine Quijano, a second-generation immigrant, set to make history as moderator of tonight’s VP debateIs this Tim Kaine attack ad the Republican’s new “Willie Horton”?What Top Creative Advertising Execs Think Of The Republican’s New Tim Kaine Attack AdAlexa Is A Protective Dad’s Best Friend In This New Amazon Echo AdWe’re Creating A Protein Bubble That’s Going To Destroy The PlanetRobots Are Developing Feelings. Will They Ever Become “People”?This poorly timed Republican attack ad backfired big time in MinnesotaLondon’s Mayor Proposes Post-Brexit Work Visas For The CityPresidential Debates 2016: How The Candidates Prepare For the UnexpectedGoogle event live-stream: how to watch the big Pixel and VR announcementsDollar Shave Club Calls Out The Ridiculous Scents In A Man’s ShowerNational Women’s Business Council recommendations for women of color are a little depressingBlue Apron says it’s resolved its workplace safety issuesCould the iPhone touch screen soon recognize your fingerprint?With “pay by selfie,” Mastercard looks to compete in mobile paymentsA New Healthy Building Certification From The CDC Is Coming To Your OfficeCulture Nerds And Creative Collaborators: Behind Kenzo’s Epic SeptemberThe Six Major Election Issues We Plan To Tackle At #FCNY16Morning intelligenceAll Facebook Messenger users can now enable encrypted “Secret Conversations”WikiLeaks says it will soon release documents about Google, U.S. electionHow An NBA Board Game Is Getting Middle School Students To Care About MathThe Co-Workation: The Latest Way To Annihilate Your Work-Life BalanceThis Bedsheet Startup Branched Out To Launch A One-Room HotelDesigning Your (Mid) Life, No Porsche Or Crisis RequiredHow To Ignore Email Without GuiltA Brutally Realistic Guide To Your “Dream Job” Of Working For YourselfHow To Hire In An Unsexy IndustryThree Science-Backed Ways To Influence Other People’s DecisionsI Review Hundreds Of Cover Letters–Here’s What I Instantly RejectThe Billion-Dollar Copyright Lawsuit That Could Legalize A New Kind Of ScamHow To Conquer Your Brain’s Autopilot And Take Control Of Your DecisionsWhy Climate Scientist James Hansen Is Suing The Federal Government To Force ActionIBM Watson will power inspection drones that can spot damage on cell towersGoogle may unveil $79 VR headset on TuesdayElection 2016 could make history as Facebook beats Google in political ad race for the first timeMobile Moves ForwardJude Law Is “The Young Pope” We Didn’t Know We NeededHow this startup is making mental health more accessible in Washington StateYouTube Go Is Video Sharing For The Developing World, No Internet Connection NeededThe Donald J. Trump Foundation is no longer allowed to ask for donations in New YorkWhat Climate Change Data Sounds Like As Haunting MusicThe Hotel RevolutionA Brief History of Hilton InnovationsHow EA Games Began Putting Their Players FirstMarvel And ABC News’ “Madaya Mom” Is A True Story About A Different Kind Of HeroThis Fake Commercial Is Pretty Much “Every Commercial Ever”In the face of America’s opioid epidemic, Moschino launches a drug-themed collectionFollowing rash of officer-involved shootings, DOJ invests $119 million in community policingUber is rocking the suburbsHow Alec Baldwin’s Donald Trump On SNL Stacks Up Against 9 Other TrumpsPatagonia launches a beer that’s good for the planetTo Lower Its Carbon Emissions, Virgin Atlantic Is Turning To A New BiofuelWatching A News Feed Of Every Single Gadget In Your Home Is Surprisingly EntertainingWhat The Rise And Stall Of Pokemon Go Can Teach Creative MarketersWhy did Toyota just launch a “cuddly companion” robot?SXSL live stream: watch the White House South by South Lawn festival hereGiuliani says Trump is better for U.S. “than a woman”Sure, Why Not? Vice Media Is Launching Its Very Own BeerFacebook introduces a Craigslist competitor for buying and selling used itemsThis is why Yoshinori Ohsumi won the Nobel Prize in MedicineMorning intel: Tesla delivers 24,500 vehicles in Q3, Facebook launches MarketplaceGoogle is testing out a merchant verification program to weed out fake businessesMicrosoft ups cloud computing investment in Europe to $3 billionHere’s another sneak peek of Google’s upcoming Pixel phoneThis MIT Inventor Is Creating A New Innovation Model For The Developing WorldApple’s New iOS 10 Ad Turns One Lonely Balloon Into A CelebrationThis New Silicon Valley VC Firm Wants To Fund Solutions To The World’s Biggest ProblemsBlue Apron will reportedly cross $1 billion in sales in the next yearThis New York Restaurant Takes A Risk On Meat Alternatives–Including New Tomato TunaMeet The Startup Building The Digital Civil Rights MovementWhat To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do Next In Your CareerThe CEO Gender Gap Is Slowly Closing At Major Public CompaniesThree Ways To Make Your Entire Team More CreativeHow To Train Your Brain To Be More PatientHow To Lower The Risk Of Your New Hire Accepting A CounterofferWhy Innovation And Imitation Aren’t Mutually ExclusiveUnlock Your Ideas With Mind Mapping In Just 3 MinutesHow Design Thinking Can Help You Solve Life’s Wicked ProblemsEven In The Tech Industry, Sticky Tape Remains A Preferred Security MeasureEverlane Responds To Lower Global Cashmere Costs By Charging Less For SweatersLeadership Lessons From A 25-Year Career In Experimental TheaterCould the “New York Times” be sued for publishing details of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax return?Report: Donald Trump could have avoided paying taxes for up to 18 yearsNetflix hit by rare outage as streamers flock to “Luke Cage”These Animated Videos Show Just How Much Space Cars Waste In Our CitiesWhy Spotify Should Totally Buy SoundCloudHow To Trick Your Brain To Slow Down TimeHe’s With Her: Why Prabal Gurung And The Fashion Industry Support Hillary Clinton