John Borthwick's Top Stories

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  1. ‘The Daily Show’ Gets Ready to Go Viral
    Photo Jon Stewart and Mr. Noah on "The Daily Show" in March. Mr. Noah first appeared on the show in December. Credit Comedy Central Though “The Daily Show” is generally consumed as a once-a-day experience, the political offenses and media misdeeds it...
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  2. BuzzFeed in first global advertising deal with Sir Martin Sorrell's WPP
    BuzzFeed has entered the big leagues of advertising, striking its first global agency deal with Sir Martin Sorrell’s WPP that includes an ad spend commitment thought to be worth tens of millions of dollars. BuzzFeed has formed a strategic...
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  3. The Struggles of New York City’s Taxi King
    The Struggles of New York City’s Taxi King Uber is the “nastiest, most morally corrupt company ever” By Simon Van Zuylen-Wood | August 27, 2015 Photographer: Jonno Rattman for Bloomberg Businessweek Gene Freidman’s got a new hairdo. For as long...
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  4. Turn text messages into awesome video. Now in app form!
    Hunting down more results... Turn text messages into awesome video. Now in app form!discussionCommenting is limited to those invited by others in the community.Request access by clicking here. Share3 makers5 upvotesSimilar ProductsNo similar...
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  5. Airbnb Appoints Chris Lehane, Former Adviser to Bill Clinton, as Head of Policy
    PhotoChris Lehane, who is joining Airbnb, spent more than six years working in the Clinton White House.Credit For years, Chris Lehane has known how to wage political war inside the Beltway. More recently, he’s been focused on fighting political...
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  6. A dangerously misleading idea threatens to derail the American economy
    The US economy got some great news Thursday morning when revised numbers indicated that the economy grew 3.7 percent in the second quarter. That same report carried zero indication that inflation is getting out of hand, but nonetheless was greeted...
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  7. What science says about meditation: it improves your focus and emotional control
    Mindfulness meditation has been practiced by Buddhists for thousands of years. But today, in our electronic, distraction-filled world, the ancient practice seems to be having an unlikely moment of trendiness — so much so that it's the focus of a new...
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  8. 5 ways the world will look dramatically different in 2100
    Tim Urban, Wait But Why Think the world is crowded now? You haven’t seen anything yet. The world is expected to add another billion people within the next 15 years, bringing the total global population from 7.3 billion in mid-2015 to 8.5 billion in...
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  9. Facebook Launches M, Its Bold Answer to Siri and Cortana
    Facebook Today, a few hundred Bay Area Facebook users will open their Messenger apps to discover M, a new virtual assistant. Facebook will prompt them to test it with examples of what M can do: Make restaurant reservations. Find a birthday gift for...
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  10. Notes - The Atlantic
    Police examine the abandoned truck near Parndorf, Austria.  (AP Photo / Ronald Zak)Austrian authorities say up to 50 migrants were found dead today in a truck abandoned on the side of the highway in the eastern part of the country.   The discovery...
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