Last Tuesday, a group calling itself “Impact Team” followed through on its threat to release data it had stolen from Ashley Madison, an internet service that facilitates encounters between people interested in having extramarital affairs. The data included information on approximately 37 million people who had signed up for the site (see news reports at Wired and The New York Times, for example).
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The Evolution of Magazine Covers
Karen X. Cheng and Jerry Gabra offer a fascinating look at how magazines have changed (or not changed, New Yorker,) over time.
Jeff Bezos Assures Amazon Employees That HR Working 100 Hours A Week To Address Their Complaints Onion
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ZDnet, 23/8/15. New Deloitte study asserts technology has created more jobs than those destroyed. IT opportunities have grown substantially, but will automation, cloud and mobile sustain or reverse this trend?
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Civil unrest is already happening in America and it could get a lot worse in 2016 Business Insider
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