Zach Seward's Top Stories

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  1. If Ratan Tata was a 26-year-old entrepreneur…
    During his five-decade-long career, Ratan Tata has seen and run traditional businesses ranging from salt to steel, information technology to automobiles. At 78, he has also managed to reinvent himself from a storied industrialist to one of the most...
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  2. This tiny Japanese bookstore only stocks one title at a time
    September 2014: Yoshiyuki Morioka, a bookseller who had been running a store in Tokyo, Japan for 10 years, had a curious thought. Lots of customers, it seemed, dropped in during book launches and other events to buy the same title; others often...
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  3. News organizations standing up for the safety of media professionals
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  4. Twitter Steps Up Efforts to Thwart Terrorists’ Tweets
    Photo A youth in Cairo opens a Twitter app on a tablet. Credit Reuters For years, Twitter has positioned itself as a “global town square” that is open to discourse from all. And for years, extremist groups like the Islamic State have taken advantage...
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  5. Twitter puts ISIS in its crosshairs
    Dado Ruvic | Reuters An unloaded Twitter website is seen on a phone without an internet connection, in front of a displayed ISIS flag in this photo illustration in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. Iraq is trying to persuade...
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  6. Oil Rout Threatens Vicious Cycle for Economy
    With oil hovering at $30 a barrel and gasoline below $2 a gallon, the pleasure of lower fuel prices is turning painful for more of the U.S. economy. The problem isn’t just the layoffs and investment cutbacks in the oil patch, two effects that have...
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  7. WEATHER - New York City Forecast - NY1 News
    WEATHER SUMMARY Forecast We'll have a clear and cold night with temperatures dropping to the low 30s. During the weekend, high pressure will dominate the weather and clear skies will return to our area. Saturday High: 42. Sunday High: 44. Snow...
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  8. The Art of Poetry No. 27, Elizabeth Bishop
    The interview took place at Lewis Wharf, Boston, on the afternoon of June 28, 1978, three days before Miss Bishop and two friends were to leave for North Haven, a Maine island in Penobscot Bay where she summered. Her living room, on the fourth floor...
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  9. Snapchat’s User Demographics Explained by ComScore (Chart)
    Why are media companies and advertisers clamoring to work with Snapchat? Because media companies and advertisers are trying to track down the elusive Young People of America, who are increasingly hard to find in places they used to congregate, like...
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  10. Battle of the Internet Giants
    ​ Battle of the Internet Giants Real-Time Accumulation of Wealth By the way, in the  1 seconds you've been on this page, these internet giants have profited  $2363, and around 50% of that went to Apple. Love it? Embed it on your website or...
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