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Harvard Was Right To Rescind Its Admission Offer To Kyle Kashuv

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:34
Harvard University was right to rescind its acceptance of Kyle Kashuv after discovering a series of racist comments he made. Reaction to the case has split along predictable political lines, but Harvard's decision is reasonable in light of all the evidence.
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Gauging The Trade Value Of The Indiana Pacers' First-Round NBA Draft Pick

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:30
The Indiana Pacers hold the 18th pick in Thursday's NBA draft. What they will do with the pick is a mystery, but trading it for someone is an intriguing option.
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Create A Personal Resilience Plan: 3 Steps To Higher Performance And Happiness

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:01
What can you do to avoid reacting impulsively, or disappearing into your shell when you feel triggered or overwhelmed? The answer is remarkably simple: take better, more deliberate care of yourself.
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Facebook Cryptocurrency Plans Reveal Potential New Revenue Sources

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:00
Facebook published detailed information about how the libra cryptocurrency it helped create will make it the most powerful cryptocurrency startup in the world.
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U.S. Government Announces 'Critical' Warning For Microsoft Windows Users

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:06
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued a critical warning for users of Microsoft Windows through the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Here's what you need to know and what you need to do next.
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Facebook Could Change The Game For Bitcoin, ETH, XRP, And Litecoin

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 08:08
Facebook’s plans to launch its own cryptocurrency could change the game for Bitcoin, ETH, XRP, Litecoin, and other cryptocurrencies, in a positive and a negative way.
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CMOs Over-Indexing At Cannes Lions

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:33
Day 1 report from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity fringe events.
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China Killing Prisoners To Harvest Organs For Transplant, Tribunal Finds

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 05:18
The independent China Tribunal into forced prisoner organ harvesting In China released its final judgment on 17 June. The London-based tribunal concluded that the practice still continues alongside other crimes against humanity on the country's minorities.
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Boeing's 737 MAX Name Change: What You Need To Know

Tue, 06/18/2019 - 01:53
Boeing’s CFO said the company would rebrand the notorious 737 MAX aircraft if means getting it back in the air, a tactic promoted by Pres. Trump. Then the company backed off the idea.
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The Best Asus Laptops Available Right Now

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 23:30
Researching such a vast product lineup is a formidable task for anyone, so to help cut through the clutter, I’ve chosen five Asus laptops (a combination of the latest, best and most popular models) to analyze in greater depth.
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The New York-Based Startup Providing 'Last Meter' Services To Multifamily

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 22:08
Hello Alfred has had a growth trajectory delivering "last meter" services to the multifamily industry that most startups can only dream up. As they roll out new markets and new products, I caught up with co-founder Marcela Sapone.
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Exclusive: Peek Could Be North America's Next Travel Unicorn

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:51
Ruzwana Bashir is taking her travel experience platform, Peek, into the land of unicorn startups.
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IBM Makes Takes Another Big Step To Hybrid Computing

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:20
Every platform from the smartphone to the largest data centers are part of a hybrid computing environment.
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Harvard Nixes Parkland Survivor Over Racist Slurs

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:12
Kyle Kashuv, a conservative, returns to square one. Here’s where his peers wound up.
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Will STEM Degrees Save The MBA?

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:18
Several MBA programs have begun to incorporate STEM curriculum into their business programs in order to combat the decline in international enrollment.
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The Most Effective Diet For Reducing The Worst Kind Of Fat

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 19:19
The study, known as the CENTRAL trial, demonstrated that a low-carb Mediterranean diet had a more significant effect on reducing fat around the liver (hepatic fat), heart and the pancreas, compared to low-fat diets with similar calorie counts, although the weight loss was similar.
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Box Office: Why Are So Many Sequels Bombing This Summer?

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 18:00
When audiences have on-demand access to good franchise flicks for cheap at home, they are far less likely to go to a theater to see a bad (or uninteresting) new franchise installment.
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The Best Way To Combat 'Summer Melt' Is With A 'Nudge'

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:52
Come fall, many students end up not showing up their first day of college due to the “summer melt,” a scenario where a number of obstacles can deter students from enrolling in college. Starting this summer, a new pilot gives a nudge to students with the help of artificial intelligence.
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Will You Be Ready? Why All Companies In All Industries Need A Gig Economy Strategy

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:50
I've always been an entrepreneur who’s worked at the edge of innovation by launching start-ups. But I rarely see the same innovative thinking that happens at a start-up applied and integrated into larger corporate systems. Until I met Paul Estes.
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This Startup Is Bringing The Dentist To Your Office

Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:35
Henry the Dentist is a mobile dentistry startup with a fleet of RVs that drives the dentist's office out to the parking lot of a company's office.
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