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Zuckerberg's 2018 Goal; Facebook's Theme; TentCraft's 70+ Videos; Super Bowl Lessons

"...insights for scaleups" HEADLINES: At the end of the day we viewed him as free consulting - painful, but free consulting.   Indra Nooyi, the C.E.O. of PepsiCo, on how to deal with ... activist investors who want you to split up the company Fourth Quarter Comebacks -- my newly adopted team, the Eagles, managed to thwart the Patriots expected fourth-quarter comeback in the Super Bowl. Nevertheless, there are...

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Google Play Store v8.9 Hints at Publicly Viewable Edit History in Reviews, Exchanging App Updates with Nearby Devices, and More

Google Play Store v8.9 is rolling out to Android devices, and on the surface, there aren’t any major changes. However, we did an APK teardown of the app and found quite a few strings related to new features which haven’t gone live yet, including new app review histories, a peer-to-peer app update sharing mechanism for devices, “split-install” modular APKs, and more. So without any further ado, let’s dive into it. An APK...

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A transatlantic report highlighting the risks and opportunities associated with synthetic biology and bioengineering

I love e-Life, the open access journal where its editors noted that a submitted synthetic biology and bioengineering report was replete with US and UK experts (along with a European or two) but no expert input from other parts of the world. In response the authors added ‘transatlantic’ to the title. It was a good decision since it was too late to add any new experts if the authors planned to have their paper published in the...

thehustle.co thehustle.co

A billionaire doctor just bought the LA Times for $500m. Who is he?

A billionaire doctor just bought the LA Times for $500m. Who is he? Yesterday, media conglomerate Tronc sold the Los Angeles Times (along with its “sibling paper,” The San Diego Union-Tribune) for $500m. The buyer, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, is the latest in a procession of billionaires who’ve snatched up large media companies in recent years — but you probably haven’t heard his name. Who dat? Soon-Shiong began his career as a...