Libby Brittain's Top Stories

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  1. Evan Spiegel Reveals Plan to Turn Snapchat Into a Real Business
    Evan Spiegel begins a conversation in the offices of his startup, Snapchat, by propping a sneakered foot onto an Eames chair, leaning back, and acknowledging how infrequently he speaks to the press. “I literally have not done this in so long,” he...
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  2. Vox Media Acquiring ReCode
    ReCode, the news website led by the veteran journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, is being acquired by Vox Media, a deal that reflects the turmoil among digital organizations focused on covering the tech industry. The all-stock deal, financial...
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  3. ‘Sitting on Gold,’ Tangelo Park in Florida Serves as Turnaround Model
    Photo Harris Rosen visited a day care center for 3- and 4-year-olds in Tangelo Park, Fla., part of the education initiative he has spent the last two decades financing. Credit Melissa Lyttle for The New York Times ORLANDO, Fla. — Two decades ago,...
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  4. Urban Blight Comes to the West Village
    A Starbucks sits beside a shuttered restaurant in the West Village. Even the coffee chain is now closing some New York City locations because of high rents. Credit PHOTOGRAPH BY SPENCER PLATT/GETTY At the end of this month, the House of Cards...
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  5. Can a news site be reborn? Gigaom readers are about to find out
    For many, the name Gigaom may have already faded into the mists of time, like any number of other media startups that have failed to thrive and ultimately disappeared beneath the waves. After all, it shut down three months ago, and for a digital-news...
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