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DMNews
Product Placements in the Age of Disappearing ContentPlacements in the Age of Disappearing Content Share this content: Product pla
Product Placements in the Age of Disappearing Content
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Placements in the Age of Disappearing Content Share this content: Product placement in the age of ephemerality Fast Company today tackled a significant issue that has been weighing on my mind. How will the FTC be able to monitor and... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Ultimate Beatles Fan Ron Howard Got To Geek Out Making "Eight Days A Week"details and sonic clarity when the documentary arrives in theaters on September
Ultimate Beatles Fan Ron Howard Got To Geek Out Making "Eight Days A Week"
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 hours ago
details and sonic clarity when the documentary arrives in theaters on September 16 (and lands on Hulu the following day). Fast Company talked to Howard about directing Eight Days a Week and what it was like to work with his boyhood idols. Fast... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Hidden Impact Of Domestic Violence On The Gender Wage Gapto the GDP by 2025. But violence against women is one of the six factors impact
The Hidden Impact Of Domestic Violence On The Gender Wage Gap
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 6 hours ago
to the GDP by 2025. But violence against women is one of the six factors impacting pay equity in the United States. Fast Company covered some of the other factors working against pay parity for women from the report. They included lack of... Read more
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Business Wire
XL Hybrids Awarded Department of Energy Small Business Vouchers Pilotin miles per gallon and reduces carbon dioxide emissions. Recognized as one of
XL Hybrids Awarded Department of Energy Small Business Vouchers Pilot
Business Wire / Posted 7 hours ago
in miles per gallon and reduces carbon dioxide emissions. Recognized as one of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company in 2014, XL Hybrids supports customers such as The Coca-Cola Company and other major fleets. The award-winning... Read more
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Business Insider
Apple sent out invitations for the iPhone 7 event on September 7can reinvigorate sales. Meanwhile, Apple has gone on a major press blitz this m
Apple sent out invitations for the iPhone 7 event on September 7
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
can reinvigorate sales. Meanwhile, Apple has gone on a major press blitz this month, with executives giving interviews to Fast Company, Washington Post, and Backchannel, causing some, like Stratechery's Ben Thompson, to speculate the company is... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
How Rebuilding After The Nepalese Earthquakes Taught Me To Manage Work Crisesas she assisted in the rebuilding effort. "Crises can have many definitions an
How Rebuilding After The Nepalese Earthquakes Taught Me To Manage Work Crises
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
as she assisted in the rebuilding effort. "Crises can have many definitions and come in many different forms," she tells Fast Company. "It's kind of like living among the rubble of what has happened, and figuring out a way to survive and... Read more
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The Irish Times
Michael Grothaus Q&A: ‘Don’t worry about the first draft. It’s always going to be shit’Fox, and Apple he moved to the United Kingdom where he earned his postgraduate
Michael Grothaus Q&A: ‘Don’t worry about the first draft. It’s always going to be shit’
The Irish Times / Posted yesterday
Fox, and Apple he moved to the United Kingdom where he earned his postgraduate degree and began writing for the Guardian, Fast Company, VICE and others. His debut novel is Epiphany Jones, a story about sex trafficking among the Hollywood elite,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Here's What Happened When I Used The Bevel Trimmer, Tristan Walker's New Product(which aims to solve problems in the space for underserved customer demographic
Here's What Happened When I Used The Bevel Trimmer, Tristan Walker's New Product
Fast Company Magazine / Posted yesterday
(which aims to solve problems in the space for underserved customer demographics), revealed to me in his much-discussed Fast Company feature story two years ago that he was developing an electric trimmer, I’ve been giddily (and probably... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Dolly Parton: "Always Keep Something Just For Yourself"donated more than 40 million books to children across the U.S.) Parton took so
Dolly Parton: "Always Keep Something Just For Yourself"
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
donated more than 40 million books to children across the U.S.) Parton took some time out from her busy life to speak with Fast Company about her success, creative habits, and new record, Pure & Simple, which was released on August 19. Pure &... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tinder creator Sean Rad's controversial reigncapture what's in front of you. Sometimes you need to make things happen." Rad
Tinder creator Sean Rad's controversial reign
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
capture what's in front of you. Sometimes you need to make things happen." Rad describes Tinder as a "social catalyst". In Fast Company magazine this year he went further, in typically forthright language. "The matches made on Tinder can change... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
3 Overlooked Reasons Why Gender Equality Is Being Held Backpay gap are the relative rates at which men and women file patents. As Lydia Di
3 Overlooked Reasons Why Gender Equality Is Being Held Back
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
pay gap are the relative rates at which men and women file patents. As Lydia Dishman recently reported for Fast Company, female inventors filed just 7.7% of new U.S. patents in 2010, the latest year for which there’s data. That’s... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Trump Campaign Continues To Send Illegal Solicitations To Foreigners Despite Warningsof the House of Commons, but the emails are driving him crazy with outrage. He
Trump Campaign Continues To Send Illegal Solicitations To Foreigners Despite Warnings
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 4 days ago
of the House of Commons, but the emails are driving him crazy with outrage. He calls them "drivel" and "rubbish," telling Fast Company that "I can only say personally that a Campaign Organisation that is so inept as to be unable to delete an email... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Are Hollywood Blockbusters Worse This Year? Not Really.way into the top 10, bringing down the average review rating for that year to 5
Are Hollywood Blockbusters Worse This Year? Not Really.
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 5 days ago
way into the top 10, bringing down the average review rating for that year to 56.6%, the lowest of the last six years. Fast Company looked at data for the top 10 domestic grossing movies over the last six years and compared their percentages on... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
00PM Water CoolerArizona and New Hampshire readers: Confirmation?The Voters “Behind The Brandin
00PM Water Cooler
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
Arizona and New Hampshire readers: Confirmation?The Voters “Behind The Branding Of The Hillary Clinton Campaign” [Fast Company]. The Clinton campaign actually has a graphics department in Brooklyn; interesting for those that field. The... Read more
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Business Insider
Apple bought a lot of startups that we don't even know aboutto the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Often the acquisitions go unnotic
Apple bought a lot of startups that we don't even know about
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Often the acquisitions go unnoticed for months. Earlier this week, Fast Company reported that Apple had bought Gliimpse, a health-data company. The funny thing is, Gliimpse was bought in... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
LinkedIn Enters The Gig Economy With An Upwork Competitorto continue learning and iterating to ensure we get it right before instituting
LinkedIn Enters The Gig Economy With An Upwork Competitor
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 6 days ago
to continue learning and iterating to ensure we get it right before instituting paywalls," a LinkedIn spokesperson told Fast Company. Currently professionals can submit up to 10 proposals for free. After the 10th job application, they'll need to... Read more
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TechNewsWorld.com
Apple Buys Healthcare 'Magic Machine'Apple has purchased medical records startup Gliimpse, Fast Company reported Mon
Apple Buys Healthcare 'Magic Machine'
TechNewsWorld.com / Posted 6 days ago
Apple has purchased medical records startup Gliimpse, Fast Company reported Monday, in order to broaden its presence in the personal healthcare information management market. Apple confirmed that the purchase took place earlier this year, according... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
When students develop intellectual property on campus, who owns the rights?ability to create, discover and innovate new possibilities that could benefit t
When students develop intellectual property on campus, who owns the rights?
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 6 days ago
ability to create, discover and innovate new possibilities that could benefit them long after graduation." According to Fast Company, an innovation-focused website, there were "more than $22 billion in sales of products created and based on... Read more
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The Economic Times
The dot-com deadpool is back as India's tech boom turns to bustCompany website created in the aftermath of the internet bubble. The US site, s
The dot-com deadpool is back as India's tech boom turns to bust
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
Company website created in the aftermath of the internet bubble. The US site, set up in 2000, was a parody of the magazine Fast Company and chronicled the dot-com collapse. Also known as the dot-com deadpool, it shut down in 2007. The India list,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
A Brief History Of The Angry Social Networkway. Twitter is a key part of this consciousness, and it needs to become less p
A Brief History Of The Angry Social Network
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
way. Twitter is a key part of this consciousness, and it needs to become less prone to seizures. We sometimes publish commentary and opinion. This story reflects the views of this author, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Co... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Apple said to have acquired health data startup GliimpseApple, Inc. is said to have acquired health data startup Gliimpse, Inc., accord
Apple said to have acquired health data startup Gliimpse
SiliconANGLE / Posted 7 days ago
Apple, Inc. is said to have acquired health data startup Gliimpse, Inc., according to a report published Monday. Fast Company claims that the acquisition occurred earlier this year but was never publicly announced, although as is standard for an... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Apple acquires medical startup Gliimpsestartup which aims to build a secure platform where consumers can manage and sh
Apple acquires medical startup Gliimpse
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
startup which aims to build a secure platform where consumers can manage and share their own medical records and info, the Fast Company reported. Although Apple has been quiet about the acquisition which reportedly happened earlier this year, Fast... Read more
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Mashable
MIT scientists created a cell phone that can build itselfLab, is able to piece itself together in less than a minute. The concept behin
MIT scientists created a cell phone that can build itself
Mashable / Posted 7 days ago
Lab, is able to piece itself together in less than a minute. The concept behind the project, first reported by Fast Company, is surprisingly straightforward. Each phone is made of three pieces. Six of these are placed in a tumbler which... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
This cell phone assembles itselfscientist, at MIT's Self-Assembly Lab. It was a collaboration with artist and r
This cell phone assembles itself
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 7 days ago
scientist, at MIT's Self-Assembly Lab. It was a collaboration with artist and researcher Marcelo Coelho, according to Fast Company. "This technology has the potential to completely change the product design landscape. On one extreme, it will... Read more
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MedCity News
Apple said to acquire PHR vendor Gliimpse; should anyone care?on Monday with news that Apple has acquired Gliimpse, a Redwood City, Californi
Apple said to acquire PHR vendor Gliimpse; should anyone care?
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
on Monday with news that Apple has acquired Gliimpse, a Redwood City, California-based maker of personal health records. Fast Company reported the acquisition Monday. Apple, as is its custom, isn’t saying much about the report, though Fast... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook's Applepercent of $9 trillion is $90 billion. Even Apple might call that a pretty good
Playing The Long Game Inside Tim Cook's Apple
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 7 days ago
percent of $9 trillion is $90 billion. Even Apple might call that a pretty good business. Read more about Tim Cook's Apple: The history of Apple in under 3 minutes A version of this article appeared in the September issue of Fast Company magaz... Read more
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Macworld
Apple's Gliimpse acquisition will help you access and share your medical recordsGliimpse, a startup with a platform for securely collecting, managing, and shar
Apple's Gliimpse acquisition will help you access and share your medical records
Macworld / Posted 7 days ago
Gliimpse, a startup with a platform for securely collecting, managing, and sharing private health records. According to Fast Company, this was the first acquisition made by Apple’s digital health team. Gliimpse was founded in 2013 as a way for... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Here's the latest sign Apple is turning into a health-tracking companyBusiness Insider / Steve Kovach Apple has bought a health tech company called
Here's the latest sign Apple is turning into a health-tracking company
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Business Insider / Steve Kovach Apple has bought a health tech company called Gliimpse, Fast Company first discovered. Apple buys smaller companies all the time, but rarely announces them formally. But Apple did confirm the purchase to Fast... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Here's the latest sign Apple is turning into a health-tracking companyBusiness Insider / Steve Kovach Apple has bought a health tech company called
Here's the latest sign Apple is turning into a health-tracking company
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Business Insider / Steve Kovach Apple has bought a health tech company called Gliimpse, Fast Company first discovered. Apple buys smaller companies all the time, but rarely announces them formally. But Apple did confirm the purchase to Fast... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Here's the latest sign Apple is turning into a health-tracking companyBusiness Insider / Steve Kovach Apple has bought a health tech company called
Here's the latest sign Apple is turning into a health-tracking company
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
Business Insider / Steve Kovach Apple has bought a health tech company called Gliimpse, Fast Company first discovered. Apple buys smaller companies all the time, but rarely announces them formally. But Apple did confirm the purchase to Fast... Read more
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iLounge
Apple buys health data startup GliimpseApple’s digital health team has made its first known acquisition, a personal he
Apple buys health data startup Gliimpse
iLounge / Posted 8 days ago
Apple’s digital health team has made its first known acquisition, a personal health data startup named Gliimpse, Fast Company reports. The Silicon Valley company was started in 2013 and built its own software platform to allow people to collect,... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
The Note 7 May Be Samsung's First Premium Phone With A Truly Premium DesignGalaxy Note 7 (top) is 7.9mm thick, while the previous Note, the Note 5 (bottom
The Note 7 May Be Samsung's First Premium Phone With A Truly Premium Design
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
Galaxy Note 7 (top) is 7.9mm thick, while the previous Note, the Note 5 (bottom), is 7.6mm thick.[Photo: Mark Sullivan for Fast Company] Even though the Note 7 and the Note 5 are roughly the same size, the Note 7—because of its economy of... Read more
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Mashable
Apple acquires medical record startup Gliimpse as latest step to visualize personal health datahow medical records look and are shared. To do so, the iPhone maker has acquire
Apple acquires medical record startup Gliimpse as latest step to visualize personal health data
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
how medical records look and are shared. To do so, the iPhone maker has acquired Gliimpse, a personal health data startup, Fast Company reported Monday. Based in Silicon Valley, Gliimpse offers a platform for patients and medical professionals to... Read more
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MacDailyNews
Apple acquires Gliimpse – MacDailyNewsteam making its first known acquisition—personal health data startup Gliimpse,”
Apple acquires Gliimpse – MacDailyNews
MacDailyNews / Posted 8 days ago
team making its first known acquisition—personal health data startup Gliimpse,” Christina Farr and Mark Sullivan report for Fast Company. “Silicon Valley-based Gliimpse has built a personal health data platform that enables any American to collect,... Read more
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CNET
Apple buys data startup Gliimpse to tell your personal health story in fullas a systems engineer for Apple back in the 80s. Apple did not immediately res
Apple buys data startup Gliimpse to tell your personal health story in full
CNET / Posted 8 days ago
as a systems engineer for Apple back in the 80s. Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but told Fast Company: ""Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpsecontinue to expand, with its digital health team making its first known acquisi
Apple Acquires Personal Health Data Startup Gliimpse
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 8 days ago
continue to expand, with its digital health team making its first known acquisition—personal health data startup Gliimpse, Fast Company has learned. Silicon Valley-based Gliimpse has built a personal health data platform that enables any American... Read more
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Business Wire
New York Racing Association Leaps Forward with VenueNext as Technology Partner to Connect Venue Systems and Better Appeal to Horse Racing FansSilicon Valley, New York and London. VenueNext was named one of the top ten mos
New York Racing Association Leaps Forward with VenueNext as Technology Partner to Connect Venue Systems and Better Appeal to Horse Racing Fans
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
Silicon Valley, New York and London. VenueNext was named one of the top ten most innovative companies in sports by Fast Company in 2015 and the recipient of a 2015 Edison Award for Innovation. Please visit www.venuenext.com to learn... Read more
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The Economic Times
The Y Combinator touch: How this Silicon Valley incubator is helping Indian entrepreneursearly-stage entrepreneurs. Some call YC a startup factory that produced compani
The Y Combinator touch: How this Silicon Valley incubator is helping Indian entrepreneurs
The Economic Times / Posted 9 days ago
early-stage entrepreneurs. Some call YC a startup factory that produced companies like Dropbox, Airbnb, Reddit and Stripe. Fast Company calls it the world's most powerful startup incubator. Fortune magazine calls it a spawning ground for emerging... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding MythsOn August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called Yo
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding Myths
Greenwich Time / Posted 11 days ago
On August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called You” appeared in Fast Company magazine. It sparked a movement that would lead to a new way of defining personal achievement -- a movement that would forever change how we... Read more
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The News-Times
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding MythsOn August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called Yo
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding Myths
The News-Times / Posted 11 days ago
On August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called You” appeared in Fast Company magazine. It sparked a movement that would lead to a new way of defining personal achievement -- a movement that would forever change how we... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding MythsOn August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called Yo
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding Myths
Stamford Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
On August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called You” appeared in Fast Company magazine. It sparked a movement that would lead to a new way of defining personal achievement -- a movement that would forever change how we... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding MythsOn August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called Yo
Busting 7 of the Most Common Personal Branding Myths
Connecticut Post / Posted 11 days ago
On August 31, 1997, an article by Tom Peters simply titled “The Brand Called You” appeared in Fast Company magazine. It sparked a movement that would lead to a new way of defining personal achievement -- a movement that would forever change how we... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Google Hopes Taylor Swift Will Finally See Green In YouTube Redof the service nine months in, and plan to expand its availability overseas in
Google Hopes Taylor Swift Will Finally See Green In YouTube Red
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 11 days ago
of the service nine months in, and plan to expand its availability overseas in the coming months," a spokesperson told Fast Company. Earlier this month, YouTube's head of global content, Susanne Daniels, said that subscriptions to Red had "far... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Phone app allows blind to ‘see’ the world againAipoly is attempting to leverage smartphone and AI technology to let the blind
Phone app allows blind to ‘see’ the world again
Inquirier.net / Posted 11 days ago
Aipoly is attempting to leverage smartphone and AI technology to let the blind perceive the world once again, reports Fast Company. Its app, available on the Apple App Store, verbalizes objects that it sees through a smartphone’s camera. It... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Improve Your Writing By Reading It Aloud To Yourselfreading it out loud can be a different story. To improve your writing, make sur
Improve Your Writing By Reading It Aloud To Yourself
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 11 days ago
reading it out loud can be a different story. To improve your writing, make sure it sounds good when read aloud. Over at Fast Company, author Laura Vanderkam offers a few tips for effective speaking, but her tip to “write strategically” is solid... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Jon Stewart will join Larry Wilmore on last 'Nightly Show'Show." Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. "That w
Jon Stewart will join Larry Wilmore on last 'Nightly Show'
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
Show." Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. "That was a huge lead-in loss," Wilmore told Fast Company. "I think they were interested in the launch of 'The Daily Show.' And rightly so. I don't blame them for that.... Read more
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The Morning Call
Jon Stewart will join Larry Wilmore on last 'Nightly Show'Show." Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. "That w
Jon Stewart will join Larry Wilmore on last 'Nightly Show'
The Morning Call / Posted 11 days ago
Show." Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. "That was a huge lead-in loss," Wilmore told Fast Company. "I think they were interested in the launch of 'The Daily Show.' And rightly so. I don't blame them for that.... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Jon Stewart will join Larry Wilmore on last 'Nightly Show'Show." Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. "That w
Jon Stewart will join Larry Wilmore on last 'Nightly Show'
Baltimore Sun / Posted 11 days ago
Show." Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. "That was a huge lead-in loss," Wilmore told Fast Company. "I think they were interested in the launch of 'The Daily Show.' And rightly so. I don't blame them for that.... Read more
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CNET
The baby seat with iPad attachment: Shameful or honest?for newborns." The campaigners believe that children need "laps, not apps." F
The baby seat with iPad attachment: Shameful or honest?
CNET / Posted 12 days ago
for newborns." The campaigners believe that children need "laps, not apps." Fisher-Price countered with its own words to Fast Company: "The Apptivity Seat is a niche product that is only available online. Though we knew the product was not for... Read more
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Variety
Jon Stewart Will Join Larry Wilmore on Last ‘Nightly Show’Show.” Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. “That w
Jon Stewart Will Join Larry Wilmore on Last ‘Nightly Show’
Variety / Posted 12 days ago
Show.” Wilmore believed his exit negatively affected audience numbers. “That was a huge lead-in loss,” Wilmore told Fast Company. “I think they were interested in the launch of ‘The Daily Show.’ And rightly so. I don’t blame them for that.... Read more
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