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W elp, Arkansas took a look at Indiana's religious freedom bill and thought, "Those guys are onto something." So far, the results are about what you'd expect.

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The kids are alright. Why millennials understand the future of work better than anyone. Via Fast Company.

Go all in. Try a “one-dayer” to really get things done. Via 99U.

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How this Columbia University 'entrepreneur in residence' says her gig pays off

by Asha Saxena, CEO of Future Technologies Inc. Columbia University

B eing a tech entrepreneur doesn’t have to mean sitting at a desk coding all day or running from one meeting to the next. For me, taking the time to share my ideas with others is a natural extension of innovation and discovery.

Since starting my company almost 20 years ago, I’ve experienced success and failure, I’ve had hard times and prosperous ones, and I’ve survived two economic  ...

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Obama creates ‘new tool’ to freeze private assets of cyber thieves and vandals

by Michael del Castillo The President

P resident Barack Obama today signed an executive order that essentially lets the U.S. government place targeted sanctions on private citizens and companies deemed a significant threat to the United States, without any prior warning.

“From now on, we have the power to freeze their assets,” Obama wrote in a Medium post published today. “Make it harder for them to do business with U.S.  ...

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Arkansas governor backs away from 'religious freedom' bill in face of Wal-Mart opposition

by Kent Bernhard Jr Asa Hutchinson

F acing opposition from the world’s largest retailer and his state’s biggest business, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson today backed away from signing a “religious freedom” bill many said would be an open invitation to discriminate against gays and lesbians.

Hutchinson, a Republican who had previously said he would sign the bill passed Tuesday by the Arkansas House, instead asked legislators  ...

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Innovation

Johns Hopkins doctors develop app to identify sleep disorders

by Sarah Gantz How

S ixty million Americans have a sleep disorder that prevents them from getting a good night’s rest. And with a shortage of sleep experts, many of these chronic sleep problems go undiagnosed.

A new mobile app developed by Johns Hopkins doctors could be the first step toward better diagnosis — and more shut eye.

The app, called MySleep101, is a tool developed by doctors at the John Hopkins  ...

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Hot Shots

Report: Fox News' Laura Ingraham to launch new conservative news site

by Michael del Castillo A new founder?

W hen Bill O’Reilly calls in sick, his go-to replacement is conservative pundit, Laura Ingraham, a regular Fox News contributor and host of an eponymous radio show.

According to a Politico report yesterday, which cited two anonymous sources, Ingraham is preparing to launch her own conservative news site. The move would make her the latest in a new breed of journalists turned brands.

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Bay Area tech heavy hitters Sean Parker, Ron Conway launch new group to sway D.C. powerbrokers

by Jahna Berry TECHCRUNCH DISRUPT

B ay Area tech heavy hitters Ron Conway and Sean Parker are launching a tech-powered think tank that aims to leverage “ideas, resources, and innovation” from entrepreneurs and investors to fuel economic growth.

The think tank, which is called Economic Innovation Group, will focus on “distressed communities,” closing the skills gap, entrepreneurship and infrastructure, according to  ...

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