If Google buys Twitter, there’s a perfect spot for it in YouTube — TechCrunch

If you combined the fastest and slowest types of social media, the result could be both must-see and never-forgotten. YouTube lacks short-form, frequently updated content, but is synonymous with video and that popularity brings in lucrative ads. Twitter is struggling with growth and monetization, but it’s the pulse of the planet, generating tons of real-time content…

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Woman Arrested for Human Trafficking After Allegedly Forcing Children to Sell Cookies — TIME

A Kentucky woman faces human trafficking charges for forcing several children to sell cookies, according to officials. Rhonda Bell, 32, was arrested on Sunday in Anderson County, Kentucky, WDRB reported. She is accused of making nine juveniles, whose ages range from 9 to 16, sell peppermint thin cookies “using fraud and coercion,” according to an…

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Those who’ve come across the seas: New names unveiled on the Welcome Wall. — Australian National Maritime Museum

This Sunday, 25 September 2016, saw 882 new names unveiled on our migrant Welcome Wall in honour of all those who have migrated from around the world by sea or air to live in Australia. The museum unveils new names on the Welcome Wall twice a year. 2016 marks the 17th year of unveiling ceremonies, bringing […]

via Those who’ve come across the seas: New names unveiled on the Welcome Wall. — Australian National Maritime Museum

Charlotte Has Another Night of Protests Over Police Shooting — Fortune

Demonstrators carried signs, chanted and marched in a peaceful protest hours after the family of a black man shot by police released video showing the events leading up to his death. Friday’s march through Charlotte’s business district was the fourth night of demonstrations over the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott earlier in the week. After…

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Data Sheet—Saturday, September 24, 2016 — Fortune

You knew this was coming. After a steady series of hacking debacles, regulators are stepping in and ordering companies to tighten up. Soon companies in the financial sector — banks, brokerages, and insurance firms — will have to comply with cybersecurity rules that include encrypting sensitive information and appointing a security chief. The rules come…

via Data Sheet—Saturday, September 24, 2016 — Fortune

Demo Shows Drone Flying Under Wireless Power — Fortune

London-based electrical engineering researcher Dr. Samer Aldhaher recently posted a video demonstrating what could be the future of drone technology. The small drone you’re about to see has one distinguishing feature – it’s not carrying a battery. While you may have seen examples of “wireless” charging that involve putting a phone on a pad or…

via Demo Shows Drone Flying Under Wireless Power — Fortune

The hopes and headaches of Snapchat’s glasses — TechCrunch

Snapchat is the only company cool enough to possibly dismantle the Google Glass stigma. Awkward, useless, and a threat to privacy are how many think of computers you wear on your face. Can Snapchat show off the masterful marketing and smooth execution required to produce a product that won’t die on stores shelves or in…

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