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Obama blocks Chinese fund from acquiring Aixtron’s U.S. businessKey analyst: Apple wants to de-emphasize Jobs-style hit-makingCongress Probably Won’t Adopt British-Style Encryption Policies—Even Under TrumpWhat Do You Get When You Mix An EDM Festival With A Renaissance Faire?How Activist Janet Mock Is Fighting To Ensure Trans Rights Don’t Regress in 2017These Mirrored Protest Signs Were Designed To Help Dakota Pipeline Activists Confront The PoliceBringing Virtual Reality To A Population That Needs It For Something More Than GamingFintech companies can soon get limited-purpose federal bank chartersHow GE Healthcare is using magnets to cut down on liquid heliumAfternoon intel: diversity in tech, glamp dreams, Trump’s faulty towerSmall Token Registry allows you to ask for donations to your charity instead of presentsInside IFTTT’s Plan For A More Harmonious InternetBe A Good Student To Your Mentor And Take Notes, Says This CEOMcKinsey predicts that affordable luxury will be big in fashion next yearTrump Tower security costs are “unsustainable” for New York City, officials warnThis university is sending out acceptance letters via SnapchatOut With a “Bang! Bang!”: Scott Aukerman On Ending His Innovative Comedy SeriesThe New Childish Gambino Album Is A Trip Aboard The MothershipWashington, D.C., officials release district’s first “inclusion report,” aim to create 5,000 tech jobsEngland’s New 5 Pound Bill Contains Animal Fat (But Scotland’s Are 100% Vegan)“Trans People Are Not A Monolith”: Janet Mock Wants To Introduce You To 11 New FriendsWhy Is Martin Scorsese Always Looking Down On Us?Leaked financials indicate that Zenefits is hemorrhaging money: reportDanish prosecutors file charges against Uber for allegedly contributing to taxi law violationsLife Lessons After Death: A Doctor Explains Her Own Healing At TEDMEDDef Leppard Drummer Pursues Art With PurposeThis Scientist Is Studying Mental Illness As An Electrical IssueThese private luxury pop-up hotels take glamping to a whole new levelDigitalGlobe releases first super-high-res pic from its newest satelliteUnemployment rate drops to 4.6%, its lowest level in nine yearsAT&T feels good about Time Warner merger after a chat with Donald Trump’s transition team: reportThe Year In Post-Truth, Day Two: The Cast of “Hamilton” Harasses Mike PenceMorning intel: Trump appoints Mattis, veterans join #NoDAPL protestorsDeadpool Was Apparently The Most Popular Property Of 2016, According To Google PlayAmazon Launches Chat-Style Story App For KidsThe Obama administration has released an app that lets you tour the White House using augmented realityThe Reason Most African Elephants Are Now Born Without Tusks Is So DepressingTwitter’s new VP of product is Keith Coleman, CEO of Yes, Inc.This Urban Food Bank Started Its Own Aquaponics Farm To Help It Grow Fresh ProduceInstagram has revealed its most popular accounts and trends of 2016The 1950s Toy Robot Sensation That Time ForgotIs Amazon Killing Jobs And Destroying Communities?These Time-Lapse Videos From Space Show How Much The World Has Changed In 30 YearsIn Afghanistan, Cash Has Become The Most Effective Form Of AidHow To Respond When You’re Caught Spacing Out In MeetingsThe Productive Manager’s Guide To The Holiday Season SlumpFrom Sharing Great Stories To Bruce Lee’s Genius: November’s Top Leadership StoriesExactly What To Say When An Interviewer Asks How You Would Change Their CompanyIllumina spinout Grail wants to build “richest database of cancer biology”Lenovo Moto gives a big thumbs down to wearables market, saying no new Moto 360 watch in 2017Your “Formula For Success” And Fear Of Missing Out Is Holding You BackEvening intel: Hollywood’s broken windows theory, SpaceX aims for a new launchIllumina spinout Grail is seeking to raise $1.7 billion for large-scale clinical trial: sourcesInvestors are paying $2 billion per year to subsidize your Uber rideStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz steps down—againOculus Touch has 53 launch titles, including ToyboxDolly Parton offers $1,000 a month to families displaced by Tennessee wildfiresRussian spacecraft headed to ISS explodesThis startup hired NYC grandmothers to knit hipster scarves and hatsAfternoon intel: Carrier’s tax breaks, Nokia might be backA Billboard Art Show For The Masses And The HomelessNew image recognition app makes Instagram shoppableTrump website slams Obamacare for creating “health insurance”Don’t worry about the superrich“Honey-bunches of A-holes”: Twitter users fire back at Breitbart’s Kellogg boycottThese Are The Most Downloaded Android Apps Of 2016Armpit Bacteria Transplants Could End Your Body OdorIs This Jordan Brand Ad The Closest We’ll Get To “Space Jam 2”?Your Creative Calendar: 56 Things To See, Hear, and Read In DecemberCould drones help Apple Maps catch up to Google Maps?How A New U.K. Surveillance Law Could One Day Be Used To Threaten Apple EncryptionInnovation in the Fast LaneAngelList acquires Product Hunt to become a hub for startups to “fundraise, recruit, and launch”World’s Biggest Football Clubs Partner To Help Launch A New Take On Soccer MediaScotland’s First Minister Says Northern Irish Women Can Come To Scotland If They Need An AbortionJames Gunn Made A Movie Between “Guardians Of The Galaxy” Volumes And It Looks AwesomeTo fend off Google Home, Amazon lends Alexa and other AI superpowers to app developersHere’s why Apple logos are turning red for World AIDS Day 2016Morning intel: Fitbit to acquire Pebble, Apple to use drones to improve MapsWelcome To The Year In Post-Truth. Day One: Hillary, Trump, And The Birther MovementHow The Music World Flocked To Instagram In 2016Smart glasses maker ODG raises $58M Series A roundWhy Pepsi Held An Internal Marketing Shark Tank Contest For $1 Million In FundingThe Game Awards Is Tapping VR And Twitter To Reinvent The Awards ShowWhy Did India Just Take 86% Of Its Cash Out Of Circulation?What’s Causing Income Inequality In America? Government Policies That Help The RichAirbnb just banned London hosts from renting their homes for more than 90 daysHow Travel Can Help People Find Their Superpower To Do GoodTake The Trump Relief Pledge: Give Your Tax Break To The Organizations Trump May DestroyResearchers say more than 1 million Google accounts have been breached by Android malwareTwitter will live-stream exclusive Star Wars: Rogue One content tomorrowYouTube now supports 4K live video streamingWhat Does The Future Of American Cities Look Like?Want To Be A Better Speaker? Choose Your Words Less CarefullyFive Productivity Tips For People Who Work For ThemselvesHow These Companies Offer Free Food Without Making Staff FatYou’re Fired: Here’s A 9-Step Plan To Bounce BackHow This CEO Manages Three Companies And His Very Limited TimeThe Controversial Biotech Billionaire Who Dined With TrumpClassDojo Is Teaching Kids Empathy In 90% Of K-8 Schools Nationwide$6 billion “medical innovation” bill passes in the HouseAt midnight tonight, law enforcement will be able to hack into computers located anywhereGoPro layoffs–15% cut as profitability tumbledGoogle Maps for iOS gets new traffic and search featuresApple apologizes for iCal spam invitesEvening intel: Breitbart the cereal killer, UberEATS gets hungrierLooking beyond profit, what are the most “just” companies in the world?Magicians at Nestle found a way to cut sugar in chocolate by 40%Glossier is going global and opening a physical retail storeReddit’s “most toxic” users get a stern warning from CEO Steve HuffmanTake Flight with This Full-Body VR ExperienceAt Standing Rock, Protestors Vow To Stay As The Government Tries To Push Them OutThese Mayors Are Being Rewarded For Making Their Cities Stronger And More Self-ReliantAd-Rock’s New Sneaker Collab Is The Latest Way The Beastie Boy Plans To Fight TrumpNow you can create your own Twitter Moments on your phoneRide-hailing app Gett nabs $100M from Russian bankDesigning the FutureHere are the worst states for identity theft according to WalletHubMeet App Maker, A New Build-Your-Own-Apps Tool Based On The One Google Uses ItselfSpark, an iOS email superstar, is now available for the Mac“Napoleon Dynamite” Stars Make A Cheesy Comeback For Burger KingThis Is What It Would Be Like If You Could Use Tinder In Your DreamsThis New Fashion Line Is Actually A PSA Against Victim BlamingWould You Use A Hair Dryer That Uses Nuclear-Grade Technology?Netflix finally lets you download movies and TV showsAlphabet’s Sidewalk Labs lays out plan for urban development in 2017From Cabbage Patch Kids To The NES Classic, The Most Popular Christmas Toys Since 1983Donald Trump’s choice for transportation chief wins praise from Uber and LyftNYT public editor says Jessica Lessin should have been more forthcoming about Facebook conflict of interestA Terrifyingly Plausible Dystopia: Inside Syfy’s “Incorporated”Morning intel: Trump’s cabinet appointments, #NoDAPL protestors, GoPro job cutsTrump says he’ll set aside his business interests to “fully focus” on running the countryThe Department Of Energy’s Efficiency-Based Reality Show Is Great TelevisionFinland Could Be The First Country To Make Coal Power IllegalConvincing Your Kids Santa Is Real Is Bad For Their Mental HealthWhy Are Film Scores Getting The Same Treatment As Scripts?5 Concrete Ways You Can Act Now To Start Fighting Trump’s PoliciesHow Former Apple CEO John Sculley Reinvented Himself In Health CareSearching For A New Job From Work? Here’s How To Keep It Low-Key And ProfessionalThese Are The States With The Best Economic Prospects For 2017How To Beat The Top 5 Obstacles Of An Entry-Level Job SearchDon’t Quit Your Day Job (Yet): My Year In Part-Time EntrepreneurshipTwo Easy Ways To Make Your Coworkers Prioritize Your EmailsThe Mad Rush For Inauguration Hotel Rooms Never Really HappenedWhy You Should Encourage Employees To Have A Side HustleDo These Stimulants Actually Improve Focus?Laura Poitras Films The Architecture Of Surveillance—And Projects Films On It, TooReport: Labor abuses uncovered at palm oil plantations that supply Unilever, Kellogg’s, NestléHere’s what the internet has to say about Trump’s choice for health chiefFacebook says missing Mark Zuckerberg posts were “removed by mistake”NASA’s astronauts will eat these power bars on the way to MarsAmazon and Netflix don’t want to hang out with a bunch of TV criticsTaking on Shake Shack, McDonald’s experiments with ditching frozen patties for fresh onesThree Ways Donald Trump’s America Won’t Be Good For StartupsHow Melinda Gates’s First Job Programmed The Rest Of Her CareerAfraid Of Heights? This VR Simulator Takes You Right To The EdgeAfternoon intel: more lettuce for TaskRabbit, SiriusXM settles copyright lawsuitHere’s what happens when your drone is “shot” by an anti-drone gunA Belgian Charity’s Mannequin Challenge Video Calls Attention To The Struggles Of ALSAre Russian Hackers Meddling In the European Elections?Why This Young Designer Left Behind Couture And Evening Wear For Ethical FashionBeyoncé Is Selling Punny Santa-Themed Merch This Holiday SeasonDear Ivanka Trump: Save The Planet From Your DadAre Tech Companies Hobbling The Success Of VR With Their Money?Experience How Expensive It Feels To Live Below The Poverty LineThe Sweet Old Grandpa In This Polish Ad Might’ve Just Won ChristmasHaving breakfast at Tiffany’s is not as easy as it used to beThe 2017 Pirelli Calendar With Nicole Kidman and Julianne Moore Is Raw And UnretouchedTaskRabbit Quietly Doubled The Cut It Takes From Many Of Its WorkersNow You Can Play Classic Arcade Games Directly In Facebook MessengerAs New York’s Tech Scene Matures, Diversity Proves A StrengthDay Laborers Can Fight Wage Theft With This New Organizing AppAmber Heard Speaks Out Against Domestic Abuse In An Emotional PSAThe “Internet Of Food,” DNA Testing, And The Quest For The Perfect DietU.K. Teens Drink A Bathtub Full Of Sugary Drinks Every YearAmericans broke e-commerce records yesterday in Cyber Monday maniaVolvo Trucks Shreds Nerves (Again) With A New Paragliding “Live Test” FilmWildfires ravage major East Tennessee tourism spots—here’s how you can helpBreitbart faces advertiser exodus as Kellogg and others pull outGiving Tuesday Says Donating Is The Perfect Cure For Post-Election BluesJoining forces: Twitter and Disney will live-stream a “Star Wars” sneak peek on FridayThousands of employees rally for the first “Fight for $15” protests since Trump’s winIn European court, Uber has to prove it is just a digital serviceMorning intel: White House and Silicon Valley host poverty summit“The Illusionists: Turn Of The Century” Mines History To Refresh The Allure Of MagicAmazon is reportedly planning a premium Alexa speaker with a touchscreenMarc Andreessen quit Twitter in September, but he never really quit…Producing Wind Energy In The Ocean, No Turbines In SightHow To Take Giving Tuesday To The Next LevelSamsung says it will consider splitting into two separate companiesAmazon is cracking down on counterfeit productsWhy Tiger Woods Is Deeply Attached To His Foundation For Underprivileged ChildrenCNN has bought Casey Neistat’s video sharing appUse This ’90s Tech Strategy To Handle Life’s Biggest ChallengesFive Scientific Reasons Why So Many Productivity Hacks FailThese Companies Are Vacuuming Up Everybody Else’s Tech TalentHow I Use Facebook Groups To Grow My BusinessFour Tips For Following Up When You Need A Response FastThese Simple Workplace Design Changes Can Help Your Company’s Bottom LineThe Creative Way Public Health Advocates Are Trying To Get Hipsters To Quit SmokingGo North, Young Coder: How Canada’s Tech Scene May Benefit From Trump’s ElectionHackers will target more drones and IoT devices in 2017, Intel predictsBill protecting online reviewers heads to POTUS deskEvening intel: Amazon’s Cyber Monday, Sling gets a cloud DVR, here comes Taylor TVNew LG 5K displays already sold out at Apple StoreIf Flexport Succeeds, Everything You Buy Will Cost LessZenefits reaches a $7M settlement with CaliforniaAre Chatbots Shifting The Computing Paradigm?The Magnetic Fields Wrote 50 More Songs For You, Because They CanAT&T’s DirecTV Now will let cord-cutters stream more than 120 channelsUber-owned Otto violated the autonomous vehicle regulations its founder helped craftAmericans Are Moving Less Than Ever BeforeAt $10, “Super Mario Run” Could Be Great For Nintendo, Phone Owners, And The IndustryHow should the media describe the “alt-right”? The AP weighs inNew Patagonia Short Film Wants You To Help Protect The Arctic National Wildlife RefugeBiden’s “cancer moonshot” might not be doomed under TrumpApple may introduce a curved-screen iPhone as soon as next year, report saysReport: U.S. blood suppliers are in perilThese Movie Posters Highlighting Props Instead Of Actors Are Way More MemorableAfternoon intel: Eight injured at Ohio State University, Chinese researchers ask for space budget increaseHow Olatz López Garmendia Filmed A Documentary In Cuba Without PermissionFlight search company Skyscanner acquired by China’s CtripStripe valuation rises to $9.2 billion as the payments startup rides the online shopping waveHere are some of President-elect Trump’s gnarliest business conflicts, by countryAs Temperatures Drop, Unicef Highlights The Plight Of Syrian ChildrenCNN acquires Casey Neistat’s Beme to build a social news projectIn New York, Now You Can Report Cars Blocking The Bike Lane To The CityHow Leaving Microsoft Helped CEO Follow Her Passion With A StartupThis Device From DARPA Makes Water-Cleaning Chlorine From Salt And A Car BatteryLondon’s financial district just approved its tallest skyscraper—here’s a lookMeet Your New Corporate Overlords In Syfy’s “Incorporated”China is giving NASA a run for its moneyWes Anderson’s Christmas Short Could Not Be More Wes AndersonNew study on police body cameras highlights uncertainty toward effectiveness, implementationSony Playstation’s “Greatness Awaits” Ad Strategy Keeps Aiming For Gamers’ HeartsAt Amazon, robots teach holiday employees how to pack boxesProtests erupt across India after large-note rupee banMorning intel: Black Friday spending, Trump’s recount tweets, Fidel Castro’s passing24% Of Americans Have Now Worked In The Platform EconomyThese New Adidas Sneakers Can Biodegrade In Your SinkScience Is Very Sure That What People Really Want Are Experiences, Not ThingsElectric cars will soon be required to make noises at low speeds so you don’t get run overWhen You Shop Online, This Chrome Extension Suggests Ethical AlternativesUber drivers will join planned worker protests on TuesdayTesla’s Enhanced Autopilot will be released in “about three weeks”Someone hacked San Francisco’s transport systems to let passengers ride for free122 million people will shop online for Cyber Monday todayFour Rules For Asking Your Mentor’s Advice (Not Nagging Them For It)This Myth About Willpower Is Holding Back Your ProductivityThis 60-Year-Old Theory Can Help You Nail Your Next Job InterviewHow To Turn Stress Into Productivity FuelWhy Teams That Cook Together Work Better TogetherStop Meditating Alone—For Productivity Gains, It’s A Team SportA Year In The Life Of Kevin HartHow Slack Employees Use SlackHow Facebook Employees Use FacebookHow LinkedIn Employees Use LinkedInSecrets Of The Most Productive People: 2016How Google Employees Use GoogleShonda Rhimes’ Rules Of Work: “Come Into My Office With A Solution, Not A Problem”What You Can Learn From Andrew Ross Sorkin’s Insanely Regimented ScheduleHow Melinda Gates Tackles Huge Problems Without Burning OutKevin Hart’s Funny BusinessKevin Hart On How To Be Productive: “Surround Yourself With Go-Getters”When It Comes To Productivity, More Is Not Always BetterMy Dad Was Bruce Lee—Here’s How He Still Inspires Me And Others To InnovateMy Airbnb Reality Television Experience