Behind Singularity University’s pivot towards executive seminars and conferences after dealing with allegations of assault and fraud, as it raises $32M Series B (Sarah McBride/Bloomberg)

Sarah McBride / Bloomberg: Behind Singularity University’s pivot towards executive seminars and conferences after dealing with allegations of assault and fraud, as it raises $

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Why it’s too soon to classify gaming addiction as a mental disorder – Concerns over the addictive properties of video games are reasonable but there is a lack of rigorous research behind the WHO’s expected classification

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Messaging startup Attentive, founded by the people behind TapCommerce which was acquired by Twitter, emerges from stealth with $13M Series A led by Bain Capital (Anthony Ha/TechCrunch)

Anthony Ha / TechCrunch: Messaging startup Attentive, founded by the people behind TapCommerce which was acquired by Twitter, emerges from stealth with $ 13M Series

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Taking down the man behind the memos — declassified Republican memos skewer the former British spy who investigated Trump and Russia

Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence officer, is the author of the Trump-Russia dossier. Recently published Republican memos attempt to discredit Steele’s credibility and the

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Sources: US officials tweeted from @NSAGov to prove to Russians that US government was indeed behind secret negotiations to buy stolen NSA documents (James Risen/The Intercept)

James Risen / The Intercept: Sources: US officials tweeted from @NSAGov to prove to Russians that US government was indeed behind secret negotiations to buy

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BitMEX Research looks at the history of Ripple, its company disputes, and says the technology behind its distributed consensus system is essentially centralized (BitMEX Blog)

BitMEX Blog: BitMEX Research looks at the history of Ripple, its company disputes, and says the technology behind its distributed consensus system is essentially centralized 

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