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Ray Kurzweil: The world isn't getting worse - our information is getting better

GeekWire Todd Bishop (@toddbishop) – Jul 22, 10:54 AM – Ray Kurzweil, the author, inventor, computer scientist, futurist and Google employee, was the featured keynote speaker Thursday afternoon at Postback, the annual conference presented by Seattle mobile marketing company Tune. His topic was the…
Tim O'Reilly RT @stevesi: Ray Kurzweil: The world isn't getting worse - our information is getting better t.co/XFArLOHTo2 @GeekWire t.co/SVqJjgEKKb
Chris Dixon RT @stevesi: Ray Kurzweil: The world isn't getting worse - our information is getting better t.co/XFArLOHTo2 @GeekWire t.co/SVqJjgEKKb
Barry Ritholtz RT @ReformedBroker: CRUCIAL. Ray Kurzweil: The world isn't getting worse - our information is getting better t.co/VEEPC7nfYA
Marc Andreessen RT @stevesi: Ray Kurzweil: The world isn't getting worse - our information is getting better t.co/XFArLOHTo2 @GeekWire t.co/SVqJjgEKKb
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2016 Election Forecast

projects.fivethirtyeight.com – Nate Silver – Jun 29, 11:15 AM – AL AK AZ AR CA CO FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA SC SD TN TX UT VA WA WV WI WY VT NH MA RI CT NJ DE MD DC We'll be updating our forecasts every time new data is available, every day through Nov. 8. Our…
FiveThirtyEight RT @NateSilver538: CLINTON still leads in our polls-plus model, which adjusts for Trump's convention bounce. t.co/zo8rbYw56E t.co/J0G2D5PHxK
FiveThirtyEight RT @NateSilver538: TRUMP now leads in 538's now-cast, our estimate of what would happen in an election today. t.co/djsqNajFrh t.co/7DvrdieHOw
Bret Baier RT @tripgabriel: Who would win the election if it were today? @FiveThirtyEight says Trump t.co/3VZaPKdD4k
Ben Casselman Our November forecasts still give @HillaryClinton a narrow lead, though. t.co/UMCysaIw6m t.co/ffbo5HMBGW
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Trump bounces into the lead

CNN – Jennifer Agiesta – Jul 25, 3:00 AM – Hillary Clinton: I can't imagine Trump on a white horse 01:20 Donald Trump won a significant post-convention bounce, a new poll shows It shows him ahead of Hillary Clinton in a four-way race and one-on-one Donald Trump comes out of his convention…
Brian Stelter Just saw "New CNN" trending and wondered what news I had missed. Then realized it's the "New CNN/ORC poll." Hah t.co/nk3XPWyqZk
Joe Saluzzi RT @davidmwessel: CNN poll: Trump 44% Clinton 39 Johnson 9 Stein 3 N=1001 Margin: +/-3.5 its Two way race: Trump 48 v Clinton 45 t.co/hd8D8f9DH4
Harvey Araton I'm in Toronto. Time to look for an apartment? t.co/ibSE4PhxAm
Bret Baier RT @nycjim: Trump now leading Clinton after 6-point post-convention bounce, says new CNN poll. Big. t.co/KwhCliakqa
Breaking News Poll: Trump leads Clinton in head-to-head match-up, topping her 48% to 45%, according to new CNN/ORC survey t.co/PpB6G5Bm35
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What is Yahoo? Riddle Plagued CEOs for Two Decades

wsj.com – Jack Nicas – Jul 25, 4:30 AM – Yahoo Inc.'s sale to Verizon Communications Inc. puts an exclamation point on a tumultuous two-decade run that began with success as the web's organizer, and ended with a cycle of failed leaders and strategic blunders. Yahoo's prolonged demise…
Scott Austin RT @MParekh: As lead analyst for 1996 $YHOO IPO at $GS, I fielded question from beginning: "What is Yahoo?" 2 Decade Question. t.co/yrxmrC1yG1
Scott Austin What is Yahoo? The riddle plagued six CEOs over 21 years. Good "obit" by @jacknicas t.co/2MmgWFs86x
Wall Street Journal RT @AlexMartinWSJ: Yahoo's tale of missed opportunities: Passed on buying Google and Facebook; rejected a sweet offer from Microsoft. t.co/pEY0imaxIr
Mathew Ingram RT @WSJ: In 2008, Yahoo rejected Microsoft's offer to buy it for $45 billion. Now it's selling for $4.8 billion. t.co/d41boVw2ik
Wall Street Journal In 2008, Yahoo rejected Microsoft's offer to buy it for $45 billion. Now it's selling for $4.8 billion. t.co/d41boVw2ik
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Best-Paid CEOs Run Some of Worst-Performing Companies

wsj.com – Theo Francis – Jul 24, 9:01 PM – The best-paid CEOs tend to run some of the worst-performing companies and vice versa—even when pay and performance are measured over the course of many years, according to a new study. The analysis, from corporate-governance research firm…
Barry Ritholtz Study: Best-paid CEOs run some worst-performing companies t.co/4p3IoZr0Hn via @WSJ See also t.co/mICgxXNN6V
Andrew Chamberlain RT @jenamcgregor: The best-paid CEOs tend to run some of the worst-performing companies, a study says t.co/mb4HYbyN7L via @WSJ
Herb Greenberg RT @muddywatersre: Study confirms what MW has believed to be generally true: the highest paid CEOs generate the lowest long-term gains. t.co/AHbZJZdbnx
MuddyWatersResearch Study confirms what MW has believed to be generally true: the highest paid CEOs generate the lowest long-term gains. t.co/AHbZJZdbnx
Wall Street Journal The best-paid CEOs tend to run some of the worst-performing companies, a study says t.co/pbqg19sfVQ
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NATE SILVER: Donald Trump gets huge lift after convention, now has 57.5% chance of winning election

businessinsider.com – Allan Smith – Jul 25, 9:58 AM – If the election were held Monday, Donald Trump would likely win. That's what renowned statistician Nate Silver projected on Monday for his data journalism outlet FiveThirtyEight. In his 'Now-cast' election model for who would win if ballots were…
Mathew Ingram RT @hblodget: NATE SILVER: If the election were held today, Donald Trump would probably win t.co/qQPazUxXDq @akarl_smith
Jeffrey Goldfarb And if it was 2000, Verizon would be paying $150 bln for Yahoo! Fun with useless hypotheticals! t.co/ivbWAJT9wJ
Henry Blodget NATE SILVER: If the election were held today, Donald Trump would probably win t.co/qQPazUxXDq @akarl_smith
Alex Sherman I'm assuming these Trump voters just want Jon Stewart to come back for 4 more years: t.co/rH96jpKmTl
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The Perfect Ending, Inspired by One of the N.F.L.'s Best

nytimes.com – William C. Rhoden – Jul 24, 6:29 PM – My role model for forceful endings was Jim Brown. Brown was 29 years old in July 1966 when he stunned the nation by announcing his retirement from the Cleveland Browns. My high school coach, Sherman Howard, had played for the Browns, my favorite…
Howard Beck Wow, @WCRhoden and @HarveyAraton both leaving. Truly the end of an era. Will miss their bylines in my morning NYT. t.co/mc1givJXwc
Bobby Marks RT @NYTSports: Columnist William Rhoden bids farewell after nearly 35 years at The New York Times t.co/Vh38dDihne t.co/8slWZWilp0
J.A. Adande Rhoden's an icon. One of the guys I looked up to and leaned on for advice when I got into the biz. t.co/ViZAL6e7T8
The New York Times Sports of The Times: A Career Transition, Inspired by One of the N.F.L.'s Best t.co/prSS0C9XZB
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Emails released by Wikileaks raise questions of DNC's impartiality

CNN – Theodore Schleifer – Jul 22, 7:47 PM – DNC chair: Trump campaign has to answer for RNC speech 01:51 Nearly 20,000 emails sent and received by DNC staff members were released Friday by Wikileaks On May 5, a DNC employee asked colleagues to 'get someone to ask his belief,' possibly…
CNN Breaking News RT @CNNPolitics: Outgoing DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not open her party's convention t.co/aezIyyHZq4 t.co/yTLgeHBCw0
CNN Breaking News RT @CNNPolitics: #Breaking: Outgoing DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not open her party's convention t.co/aezIyyZAOE #DemsInPhilly
WikiLeaks Audience at DNC turns on Bernie Sanders after he says "we must elect Hillary Clinton" following #DNCLeak t.co/yJszgko2XK #DNCinPHL
WikiLeaks Crowd boos US DNC head who resigned yesterday after WikiLeaks emails showed collusion with Hillary Clinton t.co/bX7yhgyEjj #DNCLeak
WikiLeaks US Senator Bernie Sanders address the DNC over head's resignation following WikiLeaks disclosure of #DNCLeak t.co/X6VeOBjGmv
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All Signs Point to Russia Being Behind the DNC Hack

motherboard.vice.com – Written by Thomas Rid – Jul 25, 5:55 AM – In the wee hours of June 14, the Washington Post revealed that “Russian government hackers” had penetrated the computer network of the Democratic National Committee. Foreign spies, the Post claimed, had gained access to the DNC's…
Marc Andreessen RT @shashj: .@RidT: "The forensic evidence linking the DNC breach to known Russian operations is very strong" t.co/1NlDua4eRv
Marc Andreessen RT @b_judah: This is a good summary on Russia's fingertips on the #DNCHacks. t.co/JkTZZd8szL t.co/ISG11uNgqT
Mathew Ingram RT @SwiftOnSecurity: #MustRead All evidence points to Russia being behind DNC; the opinion of 4 different companies and multiple experts t.co/lWUHkDrh8c
Alex Gibney To understand Russian hack of DNC, watch "Zero Days." @ZeroDaysFilm It gives context for state-sponsored attacks. t.co/D3jIJS5Deq
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Last Yahoo CEO standing: Here's Marissa Mayer's letter to employees on sale

recode.net – Kara Swisher – Jul 25, 5:11 AM – Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is mightily trying to put a shiny, happy face on a deal that will effectively be taking away her job and wash away her efforts to turn around Yahoo as what has turned out to be its last CEO. The iconic Silicon Valley was…
ValueWalk Last Yahoo CEO standing: Here's Marissa Mayer's letter to employees on sale - Recode t.co/voQSA6ygt8
Mathew Ingram RT @karaswisher: Last Yahoo CEO standing: Here's Marissa Mayer's letter to employees on sale t.co/8YflXDqhjg via @Recode
Kara Swisher Last Yahoo CEO standing: Here's Marissa Mayer's letter to employees on sale t.co/8YflXDqhjg via @Recode
Recode Last Yahoo CEO standing: Here's Marissa Mayer's letter to employees on sale t.co/iOPZqLwbkc t.co/APcP5MvStW
Kara Swisher Last Yahoo CEO standing: Here's Marissa Mayer's letter to employees on sale t.co/DK4xWDxfC7 t.co/XhElIpXwpv