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Who Fixes Detroit? Young Black Detroiters Want To Resurrect A Lost Neighborhood

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 9:17am

Black Bottom was once a vibrant black oasis in Detroit, till it was demolished for a freeway. Now, young black visionaries in Detroit are experimenting with a new Black Bottom for the 21st century.

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Why Lowering Student Loan Interest Rates Isn't A Game-Changer

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 8:03am

Hillary Clinton wants people with student loan debt to pay lower interest. That kind of help may not boost the people who need it most.

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Facebook Probes How Posts And Comments Express Laughter

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 6:03am

The company looked specifically at haha, hehe, LOL and of course some kind of happy emoji. The winner: Haha is used most frequently. The emoji is in second place followed by hehe.

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Google Makes Changes. It's New Parent Company Is Called Alphabet

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 4:01am

Founder Larry Page announced that the Internet giant is breaking up into smaller pieces — pieces that can be "more ambitious" and have "greater focus." The new parent company will be called Alphabet.

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North Korea's Millennials Demonstrate Entrepreneurial Spirit

Tue, 08/11/2015 - 4:01am

How are North Korean millennials different from the older generations? The "market generation," as millennials are called there, grew up buying and selling things — even if it was often illegal.

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Runner Nick Symmonds Out Of World Championships In Sponsorship Dispute

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 6:59pm

Symmonds has a deal to wear Brooks Running products, while the U.S. world championships team is sponsored by Nike.

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Google Creates New Parent Company Called 'Alphabet'

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 6:28pm

Google is will be part of the larger entity, along with businesses that co-founder Larry Page says are "far afield" from the company's Internet products. Sundar Pichai will become CEO of Google.

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Netflix Still Facing Questions Over Its New Parental Leave Policy

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 5:47pm

Netflix announced it would give employees who are new parents up to a year of paid leave to care for their children. The policy shift drew praise, but also questions and critique.

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Google Announces New Parent Company Called 'Alphabet'

Mon, 08/10/2015 - 5:47pm

Google announced a broad restructuring Monday in a blog post by CEO Larry Page. Under the new structure, Alphabet becomes the parent company atop of Google's ventures.

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