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    1. Shelf Helps You Find The Best Products People Actually Use

      Shelf Helps You Find The Best Products People Actually Use

      A newly launched startup called Shelf wants to make it easier for people to discover great products, without having to first read through tons of online research or consumer reviews. Instead, the company has built a social platform that lets users automatically keep track of their own inventory of purchases, and selectively share this information with friends. The idea is to bring…

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    2. POV on France's Hostility to American Companies: Uber Gets Fined $1.3M For Ambiguous Driver Training Videos

      POV on France's Hostility to American Companies:  Uber Gets Fined $1.3M For Ambiguous Driver Training Videos

      Urban transportation company Uber is having a rough week in France. Following yesterday’s protests, the high court of Paris just fined Uber $1.3 million (€1.2 million). The two events are unrelated, but it shows that France is still a hostile market for the American company, even though Paris is one of the most lucrative city for Uber.

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    3. At The World Economic Forum, A Study Of Disruption And Its Discontents

      At The World Economic Forum, A Study Of Disruption And Its Discontents

      Merriam Webster definition of disruption: To cause (something) to be unable to continue in the normal way: to interrupt the normal progress or activity of (something) The theme for this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos is “The Fourth Industrial Revolution”, which is an attempt to frame the disruption happening everywhere today as part of a larger paradigm shift. This…

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    4. Glassbreakers Raises ~$2 Million For Its Diversity And Inclusion Software

      Glassbreakers Raises ~$2 Million For Its Diversity And Inclusion Software

      Glassbreakers, the mentorship platform for women and enterprise software solution for scaling inclusion efforts, has raised $1.98 million from Social Leverage, bringing its total funding to ~$3 million. The new funding will enable Glassbreakers to further invest in the development of its platform. The Glassbreakers enterprise software is geared toward companies with at least 10,000 employees.

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    5. Apple Rolls Out New Betas Across Its Platforms

      Happy Monday from Apple! The company has just rolled out new software betas for each of platforms, including the desktop (El Capitan 10.11.4), mobile (iOS 9.3), Apple TV (tvOS 9.2), and Apple Watch (watchOS 2.2). Beta releases for Apple Configurator 2.2 and Xcode 7.3 also became available at the same time. Among some of the standout features in the upgrades is the new ability to support…

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    6. Twitter May Increase Tweets To 10,000 Characters, But Hide All Past 140

      Twitter May Increase Tweets To 10,000 Characters, But Hide All Past 140

      No, you’re not going to have article-length tweets overwhelming you timeline, but Twitter is looking to let you write more without leaving the service. The company is mulling a new option that would let you write up to 10,000 characters, but only show the first 140 in the timeline with a button to reveal the rest. Re/Code reports the feature might launch in late Q1. This “Beyond…

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    7. Tech Watch: Nvidia Announces New Drive PX 2 ‘Supercomputer In A Lunchbox’ For Self-Driving Cars

      Following last year’s Drive CX, Nvidia just announced an updated version of its computing platform for self-driving cars, the Drive PX 2. Compared to last year’s model, this is a much more powerful beast, able to process data from 12 video cameras and other sensors in real time to make educated driving decisions. The company calls it a supercomputer, and it’s the size of a…

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    8. How Intelligent Lighting Is Ushering In The Internet Of Buildings

      How Intelligent Lighting Is Ushering In The Internet Of Buildings

      The LED revolution is over. To no one’s surprise, LEDs have won. Solid-state lighting is changing how we light the world, successfully displacing traditional illumination sources across every part of the global lighting market. Over the next few years, billions of sockets will be in play. This transition has kicked off a new phase of LED adoption — the race to connect every socket.…

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    9. Having Success With Code Bootcamps: Where To Work As A Bootcamp Grad

      Hello code bootcamp graduates, and welcome to an exciting and fulfilling career! As you know by now, programming is a highly creative art in which you get to build things that change the world every single day. So what should you look for in a job? I don’t have all the answers, but here are some things I think are important to look for if you can find them.

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    10. People Watch: Apple Promotes Jeff Williams To COO, Puts Phil Schiller In Charge Of App Store

      People Watch: Apple Promotes Jeff Williams To COO, Puts Phil Schiller In Charge Of App Store

      Apple announced a series of changes to its leadership team this morning, including, most notably, the promotion of Jeff Williams to COO, a role that had not been filled since Tim Cook became Apple CEO in 2011. Williams, who joined Apple in 1998, was named VP of Operations in 2004 and currently oversees the Apple Watch program. In addition, Apple says it’s expanding VP of Worldwide…

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    11. Aberdeen, Which Invests In Top VC Funds, On Its 2016 Outlook

      Aberdeen, Which Invests In Top VC Funds, On Its 2016 Outlook

      Earlier this year, FLAG Capital Management — an asset manager that has backed a long list of top venture firms, including Accel Partners, Andreessen Horowitz, Redpoint Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures — was acquired by the British fund manager Aberdeen Asset Management. The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. But the union created a giant that manages $15…

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    12. The State Of Robotics For 2015

      While faulty hoverboards are setting themselves ablaze to celebrate Christmas, robots are gradually moving from labs to news reports to entering our daily lives. First in line are drones, already in many people’s hands, autonomous cars with early deployments such as Tesla’s autopilot, and desktop robots like 3d printers. In 2015 robot popped up in many forms, shapes and industries.

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    13. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s Chief Of Staff Reveals Plan For Big-Bet Philanthropy

      After weeks of critics jumping to conclusions before seeing details or results, Fox spoke with me for nearly an hour about the strategy for Priscilla and Mark’s philanthropic foundation. CZI will be structured similarly to Facebook’s acquisitions. The couple will entrust expert leaders to pursue pioneering solutions to huge problems without much micromanagement. The goal is to use…

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    14. Hacking The Hype: Why Hackathons Don’t Work

      Hacking The Hype: Why Hackathons Don’t Work

      We get it. Hackathons are fun. There’s all-you-can-eat pizza, and Red Bull flows freely. For participants, they’re quasi-social opportunities to work on something real with smart, passionate people. For companies and universities, they represent quick, relatively inexpensive ways to encourage collaboration, produce new ideas and generate publicity. But there’s a downside.

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