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Hiding beneath the massive Antartic Ice Sheet lies one of the densest clusterings of volcanoes in the world. These include satellite measurements for slight perturbations in ice morphology, radar which penetrated the ice to provide clues as to what lies beneath the ice, and general knowledge of Antartica's rift system.

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Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and Galvanize, a 21st-century school for entrepreneurs, engineers, and data scientists, are going to be holding Alexa Skills development workshops to teach developers, designers, and technology buffs how to build skills for Amazon Alexa, the operating system for the company’s smart speaker Echo.

Amazon’s Echo has 70.6 percent of the emerging voice-controlled speaker market compared to Google’s 23.8 percent, this according to eMarketer.

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As we have recently celebrated the fourth anniversary of the signing of the JOBS Act into law, it is a good time to take stock of the effect that the legislature had on equity crowdfunding in the United States. I recently completed several research projects focusing on leading Title II equity crowdfunding platforms and I will share a few emergent insights here.

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5 New LinkedIn Changes To Help You Get A Job [0.20]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2:14 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

If you’re searching for a job, or think you may want to soon, I recommend taking a look at five upgrades and features LinkedIn has rolled out over the past few months. Nonetheless, they just might make it easier to land your next job or side gig.

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After discovering the perfect executive coach to fit your personality, this expert will help take your personal and business life to the next level.

You may be wondering how executive coaching can help you get a bigger and better job.

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A Female Pilot Soars As A Niche Entrepreneur [0.17]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2:12 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Chelsea Abingdon Welch.

At first, she considered getting a watch custom-made, but when she talked about her dream watch in her circle of women pilots, “there were so many people saying this would be amazing,” Welch says.

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This bold vision rings true when you hear how Kenny thinks about reinventing advertising using data driven messaging. The less uncertainty, the more we can make bigger and bolder moves.

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Assessment: Are You Taking the Time Off That You Need? [0.26]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2:10 p.m. by HBR.org @ [source]

Do you take all of your vacation days? Take this quick assessment to determine how healthy your relationship with time off is.

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The basic idea that threatened masculinity increases the likelihood of sex discrimination — and especially its most common form, sexual harassment — isn’t new, and past studies in the lab have seemed to support the idea.

The basic idea that threatened masculinity increases the likelihood of sex discrimination — and especially its most common form, sexual harassment — isn’t new, and past studies in the lab have seemed to support the idea.

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Firms often struggle with finding the best way to motivate their salesforce.

Firms often struggle with finding the best way to motivate their salesforce.

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Disclosure: I hold no positions in General Electric, IBM, Verizon or ExxonMobil. The 12x3x3 weekly slow stochastic reading ended last week at 11.56, well below the oversold threshold of 20.00.

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Serena Williams has dominated her sport for 15 years like few other athletes. Serena needs to be in the conversation too.

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Shonda Rhimes Strikes Deal With Netfix [0.24]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2:02 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Less than a week after Disney announced it would pull its films from Netflix starting in 2019, the streaming service has an announcement of its own: It's poaching television producer Shonda Rhimes from Disney-owned ABC. That puts the company in a perilous situation when other entertainment companies decide to pull content, as Disney did last week.

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Microsoft has announced that it is going to open two new highly-secure Azure regions in Canberra, Australia to support the needs of the Australian government and its suppliers.

Microsoft is partnering with local datacenter firm Canberra Data Centres (CDC) to supply Azure regions from within datacenters rated to handle Unclassified and Protected classification material.

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This morning I woke up to the news that Mewtwo, not Ho-Oh, has been released in Japan during Yokohama’s big Pokémon GO stadium event, the culmination of a week-long Pikachu Outbreak that also featured rare spawns and new raid bosses.

Mewtwo will be out globally “in the coming weeks” in Pokémon GO, part of a new exclusive raid system that requires you to beat other raids before being invited to the Legendary battle.

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Last week’s 5th annual NMotion Demo Day at the Rococo Theater in Lincoln was a thrilling introduction to the 5 startups that just completed the 100 day accelerator program.

The evening began with an intro from NMotion Managing Director Beth McKeon and a thanks to representatives from startup heavy-hitters Hudl, Zilliow, Nelnet, Opendorse and Bulu Box for participating in the programming.

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Most Amazon FBA businesses have a riddle they wrestle with—which is the Amazon FBA sales tax question.

Specifically, do you, if you’re an Amazon FBA business, need to collect and then report and remit sales tax?

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A brief intro to HTTPS & SEO [0.11]

Posted on Aug. 14, 2017, 2 p.m. by Garage @ [source]

HTTPS has come sharply into focus as of late, although Google has been pushing for a more secure web since 2014. Let’s take a look at how HTTPS & SEO work together.

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