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Baby Driver Brings Your Badass Playlist Fantasies to Life Ever made a playlist that makes you feel like an action hero? That's basically Edgar Wright's new movie. Details
How to Use an iPhone and Physics to Measure the Height of a Building With an ... Accelerometer? The iPhone makes it easy to do all kinds of cool physics. Like, say, use the change in velocity in an elevator to measure the height of a building. Details
Imagining the iPhone in 2027 This week marks the 10th anniversary of the iPhone. But what about the next 10 years? Details
The Clue to Next Year's Flu Strain Could Be Inside You Decade-old snot from cancer patients revealed a new technique to forecast how flu evolves. Details
Cancer Research's Reproducibility Problem Faces a Second Test  Details
TrumpBlocks.me Automates Checks for Trump's Twitter Blocks As @realdonaldtrump continues to block users on Twitter, a new site tries to collect 'em all.  Details
Avis Partners With Google's Waymo on Self-Driving Cars Car rental companies won't be the only aging businesses that prove their merit in the age of the robocar. Details
A Murder in Kansas Shatters the Dreams of Immigrant Tech Workers When Indian tech worker Srinivas Kuchibhotla is fatally shot in Kansas, the immigrant community grieves—and reconsiders its place in America. Details
Super NES Classic Edition Goes On Sale Sept 29 for $80, Includes 26 Classic Nintendo Games Play all your favorite classic games, from Super Mario World to Mega Man X. Details
What Is Steganography? It's basically hiding bad things in good things. Details
You Can Get Your Whole Genome Sequenced. But Should You? Having a gene for a rare disease might not give you symptoms. But it could beef up your medical bills.  Details
The Supreme Court Turns Trump's Travel Ban Into a Refugee Ban The Supreme Court partly lifted the injunction against President Trump's travel ban, leaving tech workers and academics largely in the clear. Details
iOS 11: Superhuman Siri, Drag and Drop, a Totally Remodeled App Store All the new features available on iOS 11 beta. Details
T.J. Miller May Hate Silicon Valley, But He Talks Like a Founder Humblebrags, save-the-world aspirations, and sail-related sports hobbies? Yup, sounds like a founder to us. Details
Amazon Echo Show Review: Yeah, It's Creepy, But It's Got Big Potential Adding a screen to an Echo brings Alexa to the next level. Details

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Google gets hit with huge fine by EU for its dominance in online searches 

The European Commission found evidence that Google's search results give illegal precedence to its own shopping service over rival services, resulting in a record-breaking 2.42 billion-euro fine. Meanwhile, the internet giant is considering an appeal. 

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Eurozone economy celebrates growth, though progress not uniform 

Several countries are celebrating steady growth in the eurozone economy, which just experienced its best quarter in six years. Surveys of France and Germany reflect that progress, while Italy, held back by debt and other weaknesses, faces more uncertainties.

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Venezuela crisis raises question: When is buying bonds unethical? 

Goldman Sachs stirred an uproar with a May bond investment in Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, at a time when citizens there face food shortages and a dictatorial regime.

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Chinese food regulation sparks disapproval from 37 nations 

In a recent proposal of a WTO regulation regarding foreign food, China asked for an additional inspection guarantee on all imported goods. Those opposed to the regulation say it would affect billions of dollars’ worth of products and waste precious resources. 

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As Millennials take leadership roles, it spells change in corporate culture 

As young workers move toward the C-suite, companies are making big changes to retain and nurture them – from moving downtown to better aligning businesses with their values.

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Uber CEO resigns, company hopes to embrace a new chapter of growth 

The world's largest ride-service company attempts to end a string of scandals and avoid further toxic leadership as Uber's CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure. 

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With Amazon deal, retailing revolution aims at your dining table 

A year ago, 28 percent of Millennials said they sometimes shop for groceries online. This year it's 43 percent. That doesn't spell the end of physical food stores, but times are changing.

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Grocery wars: Amazon set to expand its delivery with purchase of Whole Foods 

Whole Foods has been struggling to stay competitive in the organic marketplace. Amazon wants to expand its online grocery-delivery markets. Now the online retail giant is buying Whole Foods in a deal valued at about $13.7 billion.

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Renters and would-be homeowners face increasingly tough housing market, study finds 

A report from Harvard University reveals why housing is a growing struggle for homeowners and prospective buyers alike: More people are spending more of their incomes on housing; demand exceeds availability; and high rents prevent would-be buyers from making a down-payment, among other trends. 

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Chaos at Uber reverberates in industry known for ‘frat-boy’ culture 

Even by Silicon Valley standards, Uber is an outlier for its volume of harassment charges and other ethical controversies. But the scrutiny is resulting in a mandate for change from the firm's board.

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Trump administration pushes for apprenticeships  

President Trump wants to reform American attitudes toward skilled trades that don’t require four-year college degrees. But can the administration scale up the program while meeting current challenges facing apprenticeships?

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Newest home buyers: the generation known for not owning stuff 

As Millennials enter the housing market in greater numbers, they’re increasingly rebelling against rising rents. Many need help on the path to homeownership, but the market is adapting to their new demand.

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Trump’s dream of blue-collar jobs? In Kokomo, success calls for more. 

Indiana enjoys humming auto plants. The city of Kokomo, however, shows how economic success can hinge not just on factories but on a ‘people first’ model of growth.

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British currency plummets in wake of election, while other currencies remain stable 

Despite economic unrest in Britain, the global market generally remains unaffected by Thursday's British election upset. This unexpected political development could create complications with Brexit negotiations.

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Forget Mexico. Could solar energy pay for Trump’s border wall? 

The idea for solar panels contrasts with President Trump’s prior focus on pushing Mexico to fund his proposed wall. It doesn’t soften liberal opposition but could bolster Republican support in Congress.

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