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The CTE Study That Could Kill Football [0.06]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 4:34 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

There have been varying reports on whether football participation has been affected by years of reporting on concussions, and their-long term impact on players. Today, the Journal of the American Medical Association has posted results of a study regarding the prevalence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, better known by its abbreviation CTE, that is going to give a lot of parents pause about whether their kids should play football -- and maybe give a lot of people pause about whether they should enjoy watching it.

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This is going to get messy--very, very messy.

If there's one topic American journalists have never demonstrated an ability to cover with sobriety and nuance, it's mental illness.

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Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a rule prohibiting banks, credit-card companies, and other financial institutions from including mandatory arbitration clauses in new contracts. The CFPB claims to have struck a blow for consumer rights, but the truth is, this rule will be a boon to frivolous lawsuits—and a drag on our economy.

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Rochelle Fraenig, Darius Wesley, and Tenzin Choenyi had never met. Rochelle went to Brighton High School in Brighton, Michigan; Darius attended North Lawndale College Prep in Chicago, Illinois; and Tenzin grew up across the world in Nepal.

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Courtesy of Think Geek, fans of Zelda: Ocarina of Time can get their own electronic ocarina as seen in the game this October.

In any case, this electronic ocarina from Zelda: Ocarina of Time will be released this October for a very reasonable $29.99 and is available for pre-order via Think Geek.

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Will tax reform necessarily contribute to economic growth?

The relative success of any tax reform effort is partly a function of one’s starting point.

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In the past few years, you likely have heard someone arguing online in favor for more security or in favor of maintaining privacy. In the past security and oversight was made clear and provided a visible deterrent to employees.

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Nielsen Adds Hulu And YouTube TV to Ratings [0.07]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 4:26 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Looking to head off more criticism of its TV ratings as viewing patterns continue to shift, Nielsen has decided to add programming from Hulu and YouTube skinny bundles to its overall TV ratings.

Today’s move is an acknowledgment of what execs in the programming and advertising trenches have known for years now: Viewers are migrating away from the traditional linear TV experience as digital options proliferate.

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US Home Prices Rise Less Than Expected In April [0.03]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 4:26 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

New data released today for May shows that U.S. home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, but the growth was less than analysts had predicted.

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.6% annual gain in May, the same as the prior month.

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Hotel Adlon Kempinski Adds Glamour To Its History [0.16]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 4:25 p.m. by Forbes Real Time @ [source]

Standing just steps from Berlin's historic Brandenburg Gate, the Hotel Adlon Kempinski has long-been considered one the German capital's most storied hotels.

Its opulent furnishings and grand decor have hosted heads of state and dignities from around the world while the hotel's 307 luxurious guest rooms regularly attract everyday leisure travelers visiting a bustling city teeming with energy.

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McDonald’s is rising again. It has also confirmed that McDonald’s business model--based on a standardized and mass-produced menu--is superior to those of Chipotle and Shake Shack.

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This week’s episode of Game of Thrones was not terribly good, which is a bummer considering we’re now at less than a dozen episodes until the series ends.

This week brought us an absolutely bizarre sequence of events where Theon is first tempted to have a threesome with Ellaria Sand and his sister, which he refuses with uncomfortable silence.

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America’s cattle ranchers are watching the new deal for beef exported to China closely.

Many American cattle ranches have been a one family operation for one hundred years or more.

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Zemanta – From SeedCamp to Outbrain [0.21]

Posted on July 25, 2017, 4 p.m. by AVC @ [source]

In the summer of 2008, I attended the SeedCamp in London and the winner of that class was a company called Zemanta, out of Ljubljana Slovenia.

USV invested in a seed round that summer that was led by the SeedCamp folks and Eden Ventures.

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Earlier this month-- while we were all still fixated on bro-gate-- Pitchbook put out an interesting report on WeWork’s unimaginable new $20 billion valuation. Pitchbook attempted to put some perspective on just how big of a jump in valuation that was for a company that has had it’s own bro scandals and deals in the nitty gritty of hard to scale real-world office space...

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Editor’s Note: In the new podcast Masters of Scale, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman explores his philosophy on how to scale a business -- and at Entrepreneur.com, entrepreneurs are responding with their own ideas and experiences on our hub.

Launching early -- earlier than you think you should -- is a major lesson from Masters of Scale a 10-episode podcast about scaling a company hosted by Reid Hoffman, the co-founder of LinkedIn and partner at Greylock.

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Good communication is a key to success in any endeavor.

Ambiguity is pervasive in every organization but is rarely recognized and poorly remedied, keeping organizations from achieving success.

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