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Trump Campaign Lining Up Tyson and Ditka for Convention

bloomberg.com - ESPN has nothing on this summer's Republican national convention.  Donald Trump’s campaign aides are lining up a slate of iconic sports figures to appear at the national convention in Cleveland nex...

People are freaking out about the speech that Donald Trump gave in front of a wall of garbage

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businessinsider.com - Donald Trump just delivered a major economic policy speech at a factory in Pennsylvania. But while the location was intended to convey the real-estate mogul's seriousness about revitalizing America...

Lewandowski loses $1.2 million book deal

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politico.com - Corey Lewandowski had a $1.2-million offer from HarperCollins to write a book chronicling his time running Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, but the publishing giant backed away from the deal a...

Senate Stalls Zika Funding In Partisan Fight

huffingtonpost.com - WASHINGTON -- A spending bill that included cash to combat the Zika virus failed in the Senate Tuesday, mired in partisan add-ons that targeted women's health service providers and sought to allow ...

Jay Leno Can’t Do Flips in a Car and Not Expect Us to Do the Physics

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wired.com - Bob Riggle is 80 years old and he has a car. This car has a 2,500 horsepower engine mounted in the rear. But what happens when you have this much power? Yes, you can see in the video that there are...

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iPhone 7 and making Lightning strike twice

imore.com - A lot of iPhone 7 rumors have been bandied about over the past couple days, but I keep going back to the jack. Will iPhone 7 include a headphone jack? Will there only be a Lightning port? Is that a...

10 must-have apps every startup needs right now - KnowStartup

knowstartup.com - We all like things that make our lives a little easier and this is even more true in our working lives. Startups are known for moving quickly-it’s what we love about them. But moving too fast witho...

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Scientists just showed you can hack an offline PC by listening to its fans

sciencealert.com - If you really want to make sure your computer doesn't get hacked, disconnecting it from the internet is a good place to start – but that 'air gap' alone isn't necessarily enough to prevent data bei...

Machine Learning is Fun! Part 3: Deep Learning and Convolutional Neural Networks

medium.com - We can train this kind of neural network in a few minutes on a modern laptop. When it’s done, we’ll have a neural network that can recognize pictures of “8”s with a pretty high accuracy. Welcome to...

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6.29: SFNT @ Rackspace : Clevertap, Boombotix, El Loco, Kokko, Ampslide, The Fight for the Open Web, and more!

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sfnewtech.com - 6.29: SFNT with Clevertap, Boombotix, El Loco, Koko, Ampslide, a deep dive into the fight for the Open Web, and more! Wednesday June 29, 2016 Geekdom @ Rackspace 620 Folsom, SF, CA We're cruising i...

Walmart: What the Fork Are You Doing With Your Produce, Walmart?

change.org - Despite living in the richest country in the world, 48 million Americans still don’t know where their next meal will come from. That means a staggering 19 percent of households with children are fo...

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Why Can't San Francisco Halt Its Epidemic of Window Smashing?

theatlantic.com - San Francisco is among America’s richest cities. Its budget is nearly $9 billion a year. It is only 47 square miles in area. So why are city leaders unable to stop vandals from smashing car windows...

'He Had A Great Eye For A Story'

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npr.org - A few months back, I asked a favor of my friend and NPR colleague Zabihullah Tamanna. We'd just spent a busy day going from interview to interview in Kabul. I had some urgent writing to do. Would h...

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Here’s Why Twitter is so Important, to Everyone

socialmediatoday.com - Twitter’s strength is real-time. No other social platform comes close on this front. While Facebook is trying to compete and Snapchat offers a unique perspective on the theme, Twitter remains our b...

20 Tactful Instagram Tips You're Missing Out On

5 Tricks and Tools to Reclaim Your Social Media Marketing Game

10 Golden Rules to Stop You Sucking at Social Media Automation

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Community Development Central to APP’s Zero-Deforestation Policy

triplepundit.com - Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) spent years in the crosshairs of the world’s largest environmental groups over past accusations about how the company’s irresponsible forestry practices affected local com...

The ICT Industry Must Do More to Stop Forced Labor

Corporations to Avoid Next Month’s Republican Convention in Cleveland

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