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'Climate refugee' fights to stay in New Zealand in long-shot case

'Climate refugee' fights to stay in New Zealand in long-shot case | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a refugee — suffering not from persecution, but from climate change.
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Stock market shaken by shutdown — but debt default would be much worse

Stock market shaken by shutdown — but debt default would be much worse | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The stock market is getting a little bumpy as the government shutdown wears on, but if Congress pushes a deadline on the federal debt limit in two weeks, you can buckle up for something much scarier — maybe even a replay of the 2008 financial crisis.
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Nike's 5 Lessons On Innovation By Design

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The 2013 Innovation By Design Conference kicked off this morning as Fast Company Editor Robert Safian sat down with Nike President & CEO Mark Parker and VP of Global Design John Hoke for a conversation about how design propels Nike's $60 billion...
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Embed Your Devices in This Lovely Dock Like the Sword in the Stone

Embed Your Devices in This Lovely Dock Like the Sword in the Stone | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Playing up the ultra-thin design of modern electronics, this beautiful cypress wood dock, known simply as the Kinodai, features four pre-cut slots, making it seem as though your devices are embedded in the wood like an ax head in a tree stump.
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This IBM Scientist Predicted Netflix Before The Internet Even Existed

This IBM Scientist Predicted Netflix Before The Internet Even Existed | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
If you predicted the decline of deadtree books or the rise of services like Netflix streaming, say, 25 years ago, you'd be considered a damn good prognosticator. But what if you predicted those things back in 1964—before the internet even existed?
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The Sum of All Clancy: A War Novelist's Vast Media Empire

The Sum of All Clancy: A War Novelist's Vast Media Empire | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The author's thrillers were multi-media moneymakers
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What's Next for Vuitton as Marc Jacobs Bids Adieu?

What's Next for Vuitton as Marc Jacobs Bids Adieu? | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton Chairman Bernard Arnault stunned the fashion world 16 years ago, when he chose Jacobs to run the brand
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LinkedIn redesigns its apps for iOS 7, adds endorsements and beginner’s guide to mobile site

LinkedIn redesigns its apps for iOS 7, adds endorsements and beginner’s guide to mobile site | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
LinkedIn today announced a slew of updates for those that access the professional social network from their phone or tablet. The improvements include an iOS 7 refresh and new features for the mobile site.
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FindIt for Android is an easy way to search Gmail, Dropbox and Google Drive

FindIt for Android is an easy way to search Gmail, Dropbox and Google Drive | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
A little over two months after FindIt first launched for iPhone, the email- and file-search app has now quietly rolled out on Android too.
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Google launches Google Partners, a program to give agencies Web resources, support, and training

Google launches Google Partners, a program to give agencies Web resources, support, and training | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Google today announced the launch of Google Partners, a new program aimed at agencies and Web professionals who help businesses succeed online by giving them resources, support, and training.
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Yandex Introduces Atom Concept for Personalised Content

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Today Yandex, Russia’s largest search engine, announced a new technology concept entitled Atom.
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Blast from the Past: Vintage Commercial for the Nimslo 35mm 3D Camera

Blast from the Past: Vintage Commercial for the Nimslo 35mm 3D Camera | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Sure, the 1980s isn’t quite so far in the past as, say, the first photo, but the commercial above is classic nonetheless.
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Scientists Can Now Extract Stem Cells from Brains Using Magnets

Scientists Can Now Extract Stem Cells from Brains Using Magnets | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Nothing about how a bunch of Oxford researchers recently pulled neural stem cells out of the brains of living rats seems feasible. The cells are hard to isolate. Brains are fragile. Okay, brains are very fragile.
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Feds: Huge drug-dealing website shut down, owner linked to murder-for-hire plot

Feds: Huge drug-dealing website shut down, owner linked to murder-for-hire plot | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
NEW YORK -- Authorities have shut down an underground website called “Silk Road” that the FBI says served as a major marketplace for drug dealers and hackers, and have accused the owner of involvement in a possible murder-for-hire plot.
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An App That Uses Geometry To Help You Break Creative Blocks

An App That Uses Geometry To Help You Break Creative Blocks | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
First–year undergraduate architect and design majors know the scenario very well. Given a range of flat polygons of different sizes––a circle and triangle or a rhombus and trapezoid––the young student has to find a way to combine them.
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This Crazy Program Turns Wikipedia Into 3D Models of the Real World

This Crazy Program Turns Wikipedia Into 3D Models of the Real World | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Google puts a lot of work into creating a virtual map of the world with Street View, sending cars and backpackers everywhere with huge cameras. But what if a computer program could do all that automatically?
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How Human History Could Have Turned Out (And Probably Should Have)

How Human History Could Have Turned Out (And Probably Should Have) | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
In this infinite universe of ours, every event that occurs and every choice that we make continually split away into countless individual timelines—alternate realities, if you will.
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The Weird Reason Shutting Down Government Will Boost Growth

The Weird Reason Shutting Down Government Will Boost Growth | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Economists don't view growth quite the way ordinary people do, and it shows in their calculations
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Mercedes's Lower-Priced Sedan Draws Luxury Buyers on a Budget

Mercedes's Lower-Priced Sedan Draws Luxury Buyers on a Budget | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
It holds a lead of about 2,500 vehicles over BMW, the luxury leader in the U.S. for two years running
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Under Armour Picks and Rolls With Stephen Curry

Under Armour Picks and Rolls With Stephen Curry | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Having signed Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry to a multiyear contract, Under Armour must prove it can score some basketball shoe sales
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Here are the second batch of startups vying to win the TNW Mobile Startup Rally

Here are the second batch of startups vying to win the TNW Mobile Startup Rally | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
It’s day two of The Next Web Conference USA, and more startups have been pitching in our Startup Rally competition, supported by Adyen.
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Microsoft adds Pinterest boards to Bing Image Search as part of broader ‘image collections’ feature

Microsoft adds Pinterest boards to Bing Image Search as part of broader ‘image collections’ feature | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Microsoft today added Pinterest boards to right-hand side of Bing’s Image Search results.
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Benjamin Von Wong on His Inspirational Journey ‘From 9-5 to Being Alive’

Benjamin Von Wong on His Inspirational Journey ‘From 9-5 to Being Alive’ | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
It’s hump day and so far we’ve featured a little bit of humor, a little bit of history, and some phenomenal aerial photography.
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Picsurge: Upload and Share Large Image Galleries Quickly and Easily

Picsurge: Upload and Share Large Image Galleries Quickly and Easily | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
Australian wedding photographer Mark Tolson often finds himself needing to share huge image galleries with friends and clients, but the current options out there didn’t suit him. So, he created his own.
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FBI seizes alleged drugs marketplace Silk Road

FBI seizes alleged drugs marketplace Silk Road | Digital-News on Scoop.it today | Scoop.it
The existence of the Silk Road online market that has allegedly been used to sell drugs has been common knowledge for some time, but it seems the FBI has now taken action to close it down.
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