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There's much to learn from the man behind some of your favorite classic movies like Jaws, E.T. And there's much more to learn from Spielberg too.

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There will be 16 new classic teams added to NBA 2K18, and two of them will be the 1996-97 Miami Heat and the 1998-99 New York Knicks. I wrote up a prediction for the 16 teams.

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NBA 2K respects the history of the sport it simulates more than any other game in the genre. That homage to classic players and teams will continue with NBA 2K18.

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Everyone knows that a business name is important.

Entering into a market dominated by IBM, Burroughs, DEC, HP, and MassComp, Apple easily stood out—an organic fruit that virtually that everyone has experienced.

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On Forks [0.24]

Posted on July 30, 2017, 11:23 a.m. by AVC @ [source]

Last year Ethereum forked and we got a new crypto asset called Ethereum Classic. Forks introduce instability for a period and the Ethereum fork last year is a good example of what can happen.

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10 Ice Cream Franchises to Beat Baskin-Robbins [0.13]

Posted on July 27, 2017, 12:30 p.m. by Small Business Trends @ [source]

Ice cream shops tend to be especially popular in the summer months. And there are so many different ice cream business concepts out there, ranging from classic shops to trendy ones that serve things like charcoal ice cream.

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USV Team Posts [0.19]

Posted on July 19, 2017, 10:19 a.m. by AVC @ [source]

This is what it looks like today, featuring three posts by my colleague Bethany. A number of my USV colleagues, including Nick, Albert, and Jacqueline also participate in this.

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When the Classic West and East, two two-day concerts in Los Angeles and New York headlined by the Eagles and Fleetwood Mac, were announced earlier this year, comparisons to last year’s wildly successful Desert Trip were immediate and inevitable. Like that once in a lifetime bill bringing together six iconic acts of one era, Classic West and East featured six bands from one era, in this case the ‘70s, joining together for a special bill.

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Holiday Sales Quiz [0.41]

Posted on July 3, 2017, 8:03 a.m. by Renbor Sales Solutions Inc. » Blog @ [source]

Given we are in holiday mode on both sides of the border, Independence holiday no less, I thought we’d keep things light today.

Below is a classic scene from Tin Men, take the time to watch, and then answer respond to the poll below, specifically what kind of sales style or school would you say was employed to win the sale.

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In a not entirely great move, Bandai Namco has decided to release Gundam Versus in the West on September 29, which is the same day as the release of the SNES Classic Edition.

Considering that the Gundam Versus series hasn’t really had a fair chance in the West, it seems strange that Bandai Namco would single out September 29 to release the latest game in the series.

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A funny thing happened on the way to quantum computing: Unlike other major shifts in classic computing before it, it begins — not ends — with The Cloud.

In this episode of the a16z Podcast (in conversation with Sonal Chokshi), we talk all about the realities of engineering and using something that’s still far ahead.

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A funny thing happened on the way to quantum computing: Unlike other major shifts in classic computing before it, it begins — not ends — with The Cloud.

In this episode of the a16z Podcast (in conversation with Sonal Chokshi), we talk all about the realities of engineering and using something that’s still far ahead.

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Everyone is celebrating the arrival of the mini SNES Classic Edition, the sequel to the NES Classic Edition, both standalone boxes that play a variety of pre-loaded classic games.

That leads us to today, where the reason classic SNES games are in the news is not because of VC, but because of the SNES mini, and I have to ask the question: does the mini-console, and the past success of the NES Classic, have anything to do with a possible shift or delay in Nintendo’s Virtual Console plans?

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A Cartier Tank once belonging to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis hammered at a Christie’s auction on June 21, 2017 for a whopping $379,500 including buyer’s premium. The Cartier Tank, which celebrates its 100-year anniversary in 2017, is one of the most classic understated timepieces for the feminine wrist.

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While we are still waiting on Nintendo to announce what is happening with Virtual Console on the Switch, we currently have some great Neo Geo games to play instead.

Viewpoint was a fascinating isometric shmup from 1992; fiendishly difficult it also had some incredibly involved level design and it is still a big favorite among shmup fans.

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Garbage drummer Butch Vig has sold millions of records as a musician and as a producer was the man behind Nirvana’s Nevermind as well as many works with the Foo Fighters. Do you have different thoughts and feelings about Quadrophenia after so many years?

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In a new interview, Sony executive Jim Ryan thinks that most people wouldn’t use backwards compatibility on the PS4 even if it were offered.

Courtesy of Time, who interviewed both Shawn Layden and Jim Ryan of Sony, it seems that management there still doesn’t get what all the fuss is about when it comes to backwards compatibility on PS4 and the appeal of classic games.

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When Hans Wilsdorf founded and registered the Tudor brand in 1926, he envisioned a timepiece intended for individuals leading extreme lifestyles.

Since then, the Tudor brand has pioneered trends in the watch making industry among them, the introduction of timepieces specifically designed for extreme weather conditions.

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Sofia Sanchez de Betak is known for being an international jet-setter.

As Chufy’s Founder and Creative Director, Sanchez de Betak worked with Argentinian artisans and designers to create the debut line of ready-to-wear clothing, jewelry, and accessories, putting a modern spin on classics from her homeland.

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Netflix has dropped the first trailer for the animated Castlevania show and it's pretty cool.

The show's description reads: "The last surviving member of a disgraced clan fights to save Eastern Europe from Dracula.

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