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Inc.com

The 50 Most High-Tech Cities in the World
Inc.com
Silicon Valley may be home to huge tech companies like Google and Facebook, but the San Francisco metro area isn't the most innovative city in the world, according to annual rankings compiled by data firm 2thinknow. Instead, the top spot belongs to ...



TIME

World Toilet Day Highlights Sanitation Crisis That Potentially Puts Millions of Lives at Risk
TIME
(KAMPALA, Uganda) — Poor countries around the world are facing a dangerous shortage of toilets that puts millions of live at risk, according to campaigners marking World Toilet Day by urging governments and businesses to invest more in sanitation.
It's World Toilet Day. Why do so many people lack adequate sanitation facilities?Washington Post

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Forbes

The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2018
Forbes
Back in 2015, when Katy Perry appeared on the cover of Forbes after earning $135 million in a single year, she knew she'd secured her place in the pop star firmament—and wouldn't ever have to worry about fading into oblivion. "I don't feel like my ...



MIT Technology Review

Blockchain smart contracts can finally have a real world impact
MIT Technology Review
Business Impact. Blockchain smart contracts can finally have a real world impact. A startup says it has tackled a long-standing problem that has kept smart contracts from responding to events in the outside world. by Mike Orcutt; November 19, 2018. You ...



CNN

World's best ski resorts in 2018
CNN
For the third consecutive year, Val Thorens in the French Alps was named best ski resort in the world. Europe's highest resort, Val Thorens is part of the 3 Vallees ski area (Courchevel and Meribel are the other two), with ski offerings for all levels ...
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New York Times

The World, Built by China
New York Times
China envisions a vast global network of trade, investment and infrastructure that will reshape financial and geopolitical ties — and bring the rest of the world closer to Beijing. It is a modern-day version of the Marshall Plan, America's ...



The Guardian

Magnus Carlsen saves draw as Fabiano Caruana falters in Game 8 – as it happened
The Guardian
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BBC News

Why artificial intelligence is shaping our world
BBC News
Over the next four months, BBC Future is going to explore the technologies and trends at the cutting-edge of AI, sorting the hype from where it has real-world promise. We will probe the profound implications of letting these silicon brains into our ...



FiveThirtyEight

One Bad Pawn Move Has Kept The World Chess Championship Deadlocked
FiveThirtyEight
One has to be better than good to win at the World Chess Championship. One has to be nearly perfect. Fabiano Caruana, the world No. 2, was reminded of that today in his eighth game against the reigning champion and world No. 1, Magnus Carlsen.
World Chess Championship Game 7: Another Queen's Gambit, Another DrawChess.com
Magnus Carlsen springs Game 8 escape thanks to Fabiano Caruana's false stepThe Guardian

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The Guardian

Surge in marine refuges brings world close to protected areas goal
The Guardian
A record surge in the creation of marine protected areas has taken the international community close to its goal of creating nature refuges on 17% of the world's land and 10% of seas by 2020, according to a new UN report. Protected regions now cover ...

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