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7 Rules For Optimizing Your Work SpaceHyperloop One ends lawsuit with cofounder#TrumpCup: How some Trump supporters are protesting alleged discrimination at StarbucksTrump agrees to settle Trump University fraud case for $25M, prosecutor calls it a “major victory” for victimsWhile battling cancer, this health IT exec says he has shifted focus to the patient experienceWinter may be coming—along with a “Game of Thrones” prequelWill legalized cannabis be a target of the Trump administration?New anti-drunk-driving VR film puts you in the passenger seat during a crashAirbnb Gives A Glimpse Of Its “Trips” And “Experiences” On Facebook LiveNew York Times app comes to Google’s Daydream VRReport: The chronically ill were most susceptible to Trump’s messageNow, you can even buys cars on Amazon (if you’re in Italy)Fake U.S. Election News Is A Global ProblemWork In Social Impact? This New Tool Will Make Your Writing More PersuasiveThe fight against fake news has the alt-right running for GabNew documents confirm BuzzFeed’s latest $200M round of fundingThis Cheap Robot Does Boring Lab Work, So Scientists Can Use Their Time For DiscoveriesGoogle offers Thanksgiving travel tips based on historic Maps dataTrump is in talks to settle Trump University suits for $20-25 millionTrump’s pick for CIA chief once called for Ed Snowden to be brought home and executedGatorade And Spotify Have Teamed Up To Soundtrack Your WorkoutsElio shows off its new and improved three-wheeled prototype“Tranny” Author Laura Jane Grace On Transitioning From Punk Rocker To Book WriterGoogle’s Spotlight Stories Series And The Future Of AnimationMicrosoft’s female workforce dropped by 1% this past yearWorking From Home Is Great. Working From The Caribbean Is Even BetterState Bags just donated more than 30,000 backpacks to kids in needHere’s why Elon Musk thinks that SolarCity’s solar roof will cost less than a regular roofThe Blockchain Energy System Is Going To Be Great For ConsumersBoost Mobile Turned Its Stores In Low-Income Neighborhoods Into Voting BoothsDraftKings and FanDuel have officially become a fantasy sports monsterAmazon Prime Interfaith Ad Shows We Have More Similarities Than DifferencesThis shoe startup wants to spark conversations in a divided countryMorning intel: Volkswagen to cut 30,000 jobs, SolarCity and Tesla shareholders approve mergerHow We Got To Post-TruthWhy This Obamacare Architect Is WorriedFoot Locker’s Deflategate, SodaStream’s Shame: The Top 5 Ads Of The WeekAirbnb’s Next Act: Tours, Classes, And Restaurant ReservationsWhy Lowe’s Is Revealing Its Black Friday Lineup On Facebook LiveThe Epica Awards Grand Prix Winners Spotlight Creativity, Innovation, and HumorInside Gab: The New Twitter Alternative Championed By The Alt-RightColbert mocks Apple with ad for design book featuring “touch page” technologyNew Structure app lets you make 3D scans of anything with your iPad“Grand Tour” star’s tweet leaks that Amazon will expand its video service into 200 countriesBy The End Of The Century, The Planet Could Get 7 Degrees HotterOn A Dark Street, You Can Summon These Drones To Light Your Way HomeThe Anti-Snore Wearable Makes You Roll Over When You’re SnoringA Giant Japanese Toilet Company Is Making A Toilet For The 2.5 Billion People Who Lack OneFor WNYC, Radio’s Future Is All About ExperimentationHow Parents Can Raise Empathetic Leaders In Trump’s AmericaFrom Cold Emails That Work To Finding Your Purpose: This Week’s Top Leadership StoriesThis Is What It’s Like For Female Entrepreneurs In AfghanistanUse This Five-Part Checklist To Tell If You’re OvercommunicatingHow To Get Your Finances In Order Before Moving To Work AbroadThe 5 Types Of Clients To Dump So You Can Strengthen Your BusinessWhy Do People Run The Tough Mudder?In 5 Years, Your Entire Office Will Fit In A Backpack To Take Wherever You WantThousands of lightbulbs explode in Apple’s new MacBook Pro adNearly 1 in 10 Americans are making money through the gig economy, survey saysHere are the best digital cities in the United StatesThis Surgeon Says He Can Revolutionize Operations With MagnetsTwitter’s Jack Dorsey is sorry about the racist adEven Barack Obama is fed up with fake newsNonprofit news outlets see surge in donations since Trump’s electionAmazon’s Alexa lets you send texts with your voiceCan A Jacket That Doubles As A Tent Help Refugees?In this letter, American Apparel tries to reassure workers after the bankrupcyWhen Background Checks Go WrongHow Technology Is Helping (And Hindering) Criminal Justice ReformOculus’s Quill, which lets artists create directly in VR, launching as free beta on December 6Coach opens an enormous flagship store on Fifth AvenueNew data on race and gender in the workplace raises more questions than answersHow Taboo-Busting Brands Like Thinx Wear Politics On Their SleeveAirbnb’s new “Places” feature offers audio tours and restaurant reservationsAs encrypted messaging app usage explodes, senator promises to filibuster anti-encyrption billsApple is studying the possibility of iPhones “made in U.S.A.”Airbnb launches “Experiences,” immersive trips for travelersGoogle Is Building A Web For The Rest Of The World, Slow Connections And AllAmy Schumer Laces Up The Boxing Gloves In Old Navy’s New Black Friday AdGood Luck Figuring Out “Where’s Waldo?” In 360-DegreesValuable Customer Interactions Are Data-Driven, But Always HumanWhat Makes This Year’s Crop Of British Christmas Ads DifferentA very, very brief history of novelty pizza delivery, 1994-2016Baidu Says Its New Face Recognition Tech Is Better Than Humans At Checking IDsJessica Chastain Resists The Spread Of Fascism In “The Zookeeper’s Wife” TrailerJames Harden Is Totally Trolling Steph Curry In This New Adidas AdHave GrubHub and New Balance Execs Crossed A Line By Talking Politics?Revolution Foods takes on Blue Apron, Plated with affordable dinner kitsNow You Can Buy Fruit Of The Loom’s “Professional Collection” Of Classy Sweat SuitsElectric Cars Can’t Sneak Up On You, With A New Law That Says They Must Make NoiseMaven is now offering free birth control post-electionGoldman introduces video ads to promote Marcus, its new consumer lending product“Nobody fact-checks anything anymore”: a fake news writer laments the rampant spread of disinformationThis New Sony Playstation Ad Is Hysterically Historically InaccurateWhat Silicon Valley Wants From The Trump White House23andMe president Andy Page is stepping downHow A “Berlin Station”-Style CIA Whistleblower Manhunt Would Really Go DownAOL lays off 500 employees as Verizon-Yahoo acquisition loomsCanadian universities see a surge in interest from Americans and foreignersTelescopes are expensive, so these scientists are crowdfunding oneHell Hath No Fury Like King Kong Double-Fisting Helicopters In “Skull Island”Volkswagen and Didi Chuxing in talks to launch “high-end” ride-hailing service in ChinaInvestment in fintech slows in U.S. and U.K., report saysMorning intel: AOL to announce layoffs, Facebook stops collecting WhatsApp user data in EuropeHow Two Former YouTubers Want To Help You Discover Your Next MealWith Jet acquisition closed, Walmart continues to grow e-commerceThis Fake-News-Detecting Browser Plugin Won’t Help Rid Us Of Right-Wing LiesStartups Are Surviving Longer Than EverDomino’s just delivered its first pizza by droneThis Interactive Mirror Shows How You’re Turning Into The Plastic We’re All EatingSpaceX wants to send over 4,000 satellites into space to provide high-speed internet coverageThese 500 Drones Flying In Formation Are The Fireworks Of The FutureShould Wild Animals Have Property Rights Over Their Habitats?How Protecting Freelancers Could Boost The U.S. EconomyNew Data On How Race Shapes Women’s Workplace Experiences May Surprise YouThree Mistakes You’ll Regret When You’re Trying To Leave A Crappy JobTrump’s Huge Infrastructure Plan Will Test His Management ChopsTerrorism Is No Game, But Playing This One Could Help In The FightIn this letter, American Apparel tries to reassure workers after the bankrupcyGoogle Home Uses Platform Power To Beat Amazon EchoThis bot negotiates with Comcast to lower your cable billEvening intel: “Fakebook” fever, Univision layoffs, a Theranos whistle-blower“New phone, who dis?” Huawei, ZTE respond to reports of secret back door in Android devicesWhat Is Facebook Doing To Combat Fake News?Bellacor is the second company on the #GrabYourWallets boycott list to dump Trump productsBill Gates Is Working With A Swiss Perfume Company To Make Toilets Smell BetterThis iconic NYC building apparently doubles as an NSA spying hubThe Game Awards 2016 Nominations Are HereBBC Marks Sir David Attenborough’s 90th Year With A Free App Of His Life’s WorkWhy The Women’s March On Washington Is More Than An Anti-Trump ProtestHow Trump’s Victory Has Taken Silicon Valley By SurpriseTom Brady Jokes About Deflategate In New Foot Locker AdApple Is Researching How iPhones Can Be Used To Monitor Parkinson’s PatientsCan Advertising End Racism? This School Is Putting Its Students Up To The ChallengeCan Advertising End Racism? This Advertising School’s Students Are HopefulIn a single minute, Philando Castile was pulled over, informed officers of his gun, and was shot seven timesFacebook is very likely working on a solution to its fake news problemWatch A GE Engineer Chat With A Robotic Power PlantSpotify’s Ticketmaster integration will ping you when Drake is coming to townCommit Resilience responds to spike in election related hate crimesHere are the stores with the best Black Friday discounts, according to WalletHubA sign that Ivanka will stop using her father’s public office for profit?Why GoPro Changed Its Marketing Strategy To Go Beyond The ActionAirbnb’s new “magical trips” could take your travel experiences to a whole new levelCo.Exist Is Looking For An Assistant EditorSee Impressively Realistic Movie Posters For Sequels That Do Not ExistOfficer involved in Facebook-streamed death of Philando Castile charged with 2nd degree manslaughterThe Spanish Lottery Returns With A Masterclass In Emotional Holiday AdvertisingAfter Trump’s victory, Big Cable allies gleefully urge the FCC to back offNew stereotype-exploding book can be customized to girls’ ethnicityGoogle Earth VR May Be The Best Way To Explore The World Without A Plane TicketResettlement Is Only The First Step. How Can Technology Unlock Refugees’ Futures?NASA’s Space Poop Challenge is not a jokeAmazon Music now has a family plan to compete with Apple and SpotifyFacebook admits it miscalculated key marketer and publisher metricsWatchdog group has counted more than 400 hate incidents since Election DayThese Artists Are Starting A Movement To Cover Hate Speech With Positive MessagesHow James L. Brooks Got Back In The Game With “The Edge Of Seventeen”Todoist’s AI-Infused Task Scheduler Could Help You Procrastinate LessAmerica’s Top Employers Still Lag Far Behind On Basic Family Leave PoliciesHow Banks Make It Hard For Sexy StartupsAn Ex-War Reporter Joins The Fight For Better Transcription SoftwareMorning intel: Trump on transition, Twitter bans, Tencent earningsHow Agency Huge Helped Redesign Canada’s Heart And Stroke Foundation OnlineChinese scientists are the first to test CRISPR gene editing in humansThe Future Of Sex Prosthetics: This Retainer Is Designed For Better FellatioApple removed 47,300 apps from the App Store in OctoberTwitter has begun suspending major alt-right accountsMeet Mark Shapiro, WME-IMG’s Storyteller-In-ChiefWhat It’s Like To Chase After Superagent Ari Emanuel And WME-IMGInside The WME-IMG Playbook To Transform Events Into Global Pop CultureThe Hollywood Power Brokers Behind Some Of 2016’s Biggest Pop-Culture ShiftsSuperagents Patrick Whitesell And Ari Emanuel Are Building The Future Of HollywoodThese Business Lessons From Ballet’s Leaders Are Totally On PointForget Startups–Just Buy A Small Business From A Retiring EntrepreneurFive CEOS On The Skills It Takes To Land The Corner OfficeAn Anthropologist Explains The Secret To Silicon Valley’s SuccessThe Indonesian Startup That Wants To Empower Women With Prepaid Phone CreditsOffice MattersEvening intel: Snap benefits and Google thinks inside the shoe boxJust because you call it a “killer app” doesn’t mean it isSnapchat’s geofilters are about to get way smarter, thanks to FoursquareIs It Legal For Ivanka and Donald Trump To Use The Presidency To Market Their Products?“Xenophobe” definition lookups up 1,980% after Trump election, says Merriam-WebsterCan equity crowdfunding give Indiegogo the momentum boost it needs?How Authentic Are Public Figures On Social Media?GE’s Jeffrey Immelt: Trump supporters also benefit from free tradeWalmart doesn’t want its employees to download a labor union appA New Way To Pay To Get Hacked: Battalions Of Freelance HackersThe U.S. government wants tech companies to get serious about IoT securitySnapchat is reportedly filing its IPOHow Cirque Du Soleil Created Its First-Ever Touring Water ShowSolar Power Benefits Everyone, Not Just Those With Solar PowerSure, Why Not? Lexus Made A Sriracha Sports SedanOf a Kind launches its own clothing lineAfter two years, Brooklinen is a $25M companyHow To Finish Making Your Movie–And Get People To Actually Watch ItAsana Takes On Trello With New “Boards” FeatureThe OnePlus 3 Gets A Speedy Revision With The New OnePlus 3TTurning Today’s Ugly Fruit Into Tomorrow’s Delicious JuiceDJI’s newest drones aimed at filmmakers5 Reasons Why We’re In The Platinum Age Of TelevisionGoogle is planning to open a massive new headquarters in LondonTinder’s CEO says social good is a company priority, vows to quash harassmentThis iPhone-Shot Film Is A Story Told In Texts From An Ancient NokiaGoogle raids Stanford and Snap for its machine-learning teamBreitbart News threatens to sue media outlet over alleged “white nationalist website”claim: reportSalesforce Einstein Makes Bold Claims With First AI TechnologiesGoogle’s PhotoScan Aims To Get Old Pictures Out Of Shoe Boxes And Into Google PhotosAn Inside Look At Gildan, The Company That Just Acquired American ApparelHow The ACLU Plans To Defend Rights After A Surge In DonationsThe Mountain From “Game of Thrones” Thinks It’s Shameful To Not Use SodastreamAlibaba Uses Taglines From Nike, Dove, And More For China’s Biggest Shopping DayProsper CEO resigns, another sign of marketplace lending woesJournalism outlets are seeing a post-Trump boost in donations and subscriptionsHow The Invention Of The Mirror Changed EverythingTech stocks rebound after post-election slumpAnalysts discover backdoor in some U.S. phones that sent texts, call logs to ChinaAverage monthly earnings for gig economy workers are in declineMaking Energy Infrastructure Beautiful With Sculptural Solar ChargersVerizon continues IoT investment spree, buying LQD WiFiJet’s New Holiday Calculator Tells You How Much To Spend On Friends And FamilyGE Wants To Be The Next Artificial Intelligence PowerhousePaging Dr. Algorithm: GE And UCSF Bring Machine Learning To RadiologyThis Custom Food Business Grew from Dark Times to Delicious SuccessTinder Reengineers Its Gender Field, With Help From The Trans CommunityMorning intel: Tinder adds non-binary gender options, Twitter expands “mute” and hateful conduct reportingWith Twitter’s Updated Mute Feature, You Can Dismiss Yourself From ConversationsBringing Back The Supersonic Era: Boom’s Planes Are Faster, Cheaper Than The ConcordeGoogle, Facebook, and others ask Trump to support encryption and immigration reformDisney Artist’s New Book Celebrates Simone Biles And Rio’s American Golden GirlsReactivating Paralyzed Legs, Using Good, Old-Fashioned Wi-FiThe Countries Americans Most Want To Move To After The ElectionSmugglers are using Facebook to sell ivoryCreating A Noah’s Ark Of 3D-Printed Animals, Before They DisappearWhy Everyone’s Salary Should Be RevealedWhen A Founder Boomerangs Back: Alexis Ohanian On Returning To RedditThis Common Business Practice Kills Diversity EffortsThis VC’s Tips For Startup Fundraising Outside Silicon ValleyFour Email Subject Lines That Make Everyone Hate YouLeEco Le Pro3: The Discount Android Phone That Wants Too Much In ReturnSir Kensington’s: Three Questions For Finding Your PurposeWe Don’t Always Know What AI Is Thinking—And That Can Be ScaryWhatsApp adds a feature: video callingWhy Google CEO Sundar Pichai Is Doubling Down On Machine LearningAt Sundar Pichai’s Google, AI Is Everything—And EverywhereFollowing Google, Facebook also moves to ban fake news sites from using its ad networkGoogle will prohibit fake news sites from using AdSenseReport: Apple eyes a move into the digital glasses spaceSamsung is buying companies to fill in gaps in its platformIs Apple OK In Donald Trump’s USA?Evening intel: Airbnb gives in, FANG companies lose their biteShoes.com just dropped Ivanka Trump’s collectionJohn Legend On U.S. Prisons: “There’s Nobody Better At Locking People Up Than We Are”Don’t Panic: Business Is The New Progressive PoliticsObama on Trump: “Campaigning is different than governing”Obama: Trump will maintain core strategic NATO relationshipsObama says if Trump doesn’t have good people around him, he’ll “get swamped”Jay Z is fighting to keep Prince’s music exclusive to TidalAnalyst says PlayStation VR will be top-selling VR system in 2016Disney’s Live-Action Remake Of “Beauty And The Beast” Wants You To Be Its GuestSingles’ Day is now a thing in the U.S.American Giant is partnering with Bloomingdale’sSwedes And Superheroes Kick Off 2016 Epica Awards’ Day OneLinkNYC brings free public WiFi to BrooklynFox’s deeply immersive “The Martian VR Experience” launches on Vive and PSVRThis Simulation Of Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen Is Ready To Checkmate You“The Resilience Age” Is a Movie About How Society Can Thrive—No Matter What Lies Ahead“I Have No More Fears Than I Did Before:” Laura Jane Grace On President TrumpIn Cities Across The Country, Voters Passed Affordable Housing MeasuresLEGO Severs Advertising Ties With “The Daily Mail”Samsung launches a rewards program to get people using Samsung Pay mobile paymentsVacasa, curated Airbnb alternative, snags $40M Series AMrs. Claus Is A James Bond-Style Badass For Marks & Spencer’s Xmas AdConsumer “Interest” In Ivanka Trump’s Brand Has Fallen Since The Boycott BeganJames Corden Sings A Feelgood Festive Tune For A U.K. SupermarketSNL Wants It Both Ways: Election Relief With Zero CulpabilityGE Podcast Theater Returns With A New Sci-Fi Thriller “LifeAfter”Facebook reportedly had tools to curb fake news but didn’t use them for fear of a conservative backlashWilliam McDonough Wants To Change The Way We Talk About CarbonBike Lanes May Be The Most Cost-Effective Way To Improve Public HealthParalyzed woman becomes first patient to use a brain-computer at home, without helpA Little Bird Endures An Epic Migration Journey In U.K. Supermarket’s New Xmas AdCult sock brand Pair of Thieves finally makes stuff for womenPriceline takes $941M hit from OpenTableMorning intel: Trump’s staff, American Apparel, and the supermoonMore workers hold side gigs along with their 9-to-5Could Trump Be Good For Art?MacBook Pro Review: Apple Sticks To Its Priorities, And Nails Most Of ThemDonald Trump: “I’m not a big tweeter.”Here’s the letter American Apparel sent all employees about its latest round of dramaAmerican Apparel files for bankruptcy…againDon’t forget to check out the “supermoon” tonightAdult Friend Finder and Friend Finder Networks have been hacked, leading to 412 million accounts being leakedChina could hurt iPhone sales if Trump starts a trade warSeabirds Eat Ocean Plastic Because It Smells Like FoodBookings for Virgin Galactic space flights have increased since Trump’s victoryCities Are On Three Paths To Electric, Autonomous Transportation NetworksFounders Fund’s Geoff Lewis says we must abandon our social media echo chambers after Trump victoryThe Secret To Stella & Dot’s Stellar Growth: These Three Creativity TricksFormer Fellow To Peter Thiel: You Can Have Your Money BackHow To Protect Your Work Culture When “Political Correctness” Is Under FireThis Project Manager’s Workflow Hack Transformed How GE Builds Airplane EnginesLinkedIn Data Shows More Cash-Strapped Millennials Turning To Part-Time FreelancingHow To Negotiate When You’re At A DisadvantageAmerican Giant is partnering with Bloomingdale’sWill Trump put Hillary Clinton in jail? “I’m going to think about it” but “I don’t wanna hurt them”If Roe v. Wade overturned, Trump says women in anti-abortion states will “have to go to another state”Trump says he’s “surprised” to hear about supporters harassing blacks and Muslims, tells them: “Stop it!”WATCH: Will Trump really build a wall? Yes, but there will be “fencing” in some areasMark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s fake news problem: Identifying the “truth” is complicatedWhen Prude Investors Cockblock Sex Tech, No One Gets OffIn Goodbye Speech, Clinton Says She’s Heard From People “Scared” Since ElectionHillary Clinton thanks her staff, says she’s heard from Americans who are “scared” and “distressed”Mercedes-Benz Goes For All The Feels With A Tender Tweenage Holiday AdWatchdog group has counted over 200 hate incidents since Election Day, many of them at schoolsMentorship And The Art Of The Cold Email