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  • Bill Gates's 5 Favorite Books of 2016
    Bill Gates's 5 Favorite Books of 2016
    www.entrepreneur.com • 1h

    In between getting a Presidential Medal of Freedom and developing an odor-blocking perfume, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates put out his list of his favorite books of 2016, just in time for the holiday season. Related: Obama Pokes Fun at Bill Gates as He ...

  • What the world can learn from the latest PISA test results
    What the world can learn from the latest PISA test results
    The Economist online • 8h

    Football fans must wait for four years between World Cups. Education nerds get their fill of global competition every three. The sixth Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a test of the science, maths and reading skills of 15-year-olds ...

  • AT&T CEO says you'll eventually spend over half your waking life watching video
    AT&T CEO says you'll eventually spend over half your waking life watching video
    The Business Insider • 2h

    AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is quite optimistic about video, and thinks you'll be watching it nine hours a day, eventually. There are only 24 hours in a day, so if Stephenson is correct, that means people will spend about 38% of their lives — including ...

  • Former Google Ventures CEO Bill Maris is raising a new $230 million fund to focus on health care
    Former Google Ventures CEO Bill Maris is raising a new $230 million fund to focus on health care
    Recode • 2h

    Bill Maris, who founded Google Ventures and left as its CEO earlier this year, is raising a new fund of just over $230 million that will focus on health care investments, according to those who have seen its fundraising deck. Maris declined to comment ...

  • ICAP Glitch Showing Yuan Plunging 8.8% Fuels Trader Jitters
    ICAP Glitch Showing Yuan Plunging 8.8% Fuels Trader Jitters
    bloomberg.com • 1h

    Yuan investors -- already nervous about Donald Trump’s focus on China’s currency policy -- got a shock Tuesday when ICAP Plc data incorrectly showed the currency sinking to 7.5 per dollar. The decline showed up on Google and Xe.com, causing a stir on ...

  • Michael Flynn’s Son Has Left Trump Transition Team
    Michael Flynn’s Son Has Left Trump Transition Team
    The Wall Street Journal Blogs • 1h

    The son of incoming National Security Adviser Michael T. Flynn was briefly involved with President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition effort but has since departed, a spokesman for the transition team said Tuesday morning. The younger Mr. Flynn, who is ...

  • What Not to Do in Adversity: A Lesson From the Notre Dame Football Scandal
    What Not to Do in Adversity: A Lesson From the Notre Dame Football Scandal
    Inc. • 5h

    The NCAA doled out punishment to the Notre Dame football program in late November, turning the Fighting Irish into the Frying Irish. The governing body determined that a "former student athletic trainer committed academic misconduct by doing substantial ...

  • Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case
    Supreme Court sides with Samsung in Apple patent case
    CNN Money • 9h

    The thermonuclear war isn't over yet. The Supreme Court sided with Samsung (SSNLF) on Tuesday and unanimously reversed an earlier appeals court ruling that the company must pay $399 million to Apple (AAPL, Tech30) for patent infringement. The court was not ...

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