Tuesday 05.30.17

“Whatever has happened in my quest for innovation has been part of my quest for immaculate reality." - George Lucas

Tiger Woods Says Medication, Not Alcohol, Led to DUI Arrest Woods said an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine — not alcohol — was the reason for his arrest. He said he understands the severity of the incident and takes full responsibility. - Bloomberg

Bitcoin correction sees nearly $4 billion wiped off value of the cryptocurrency as price falls 19% On May 24, bitcoin hit an all-time high of $2.791.69. But on Monday, the digital currency was trading at an intra-day high of $2,267.73, marking a more than $520 drop or 18.7 percent decline since the record high, according to data from CoinDesk. - CNBC

Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chilean desert Construction began in Chile on Friday on the European Extremely Large Telescope, which when completed will be the world's largest optical telescope, some five times larger than the top observing instruments in use today. - Reuters

Fed's Williams sees gradual policy tightening of three hikes Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said three interest-rate increases this year makes sense as the central bank takes gradual steps to tighten monetary policy and shrink the central bank's balance sheet to prevent the economy from overheating. - Business Times

Your Data Is Way More Exposed Than You Realize To get a handle on your online privacy, first understand how much of your data is already out there, and how it can be weaponized - Wall Street Journal

Did That Ad Work? Google Debuts New AI-Driven Ad Attribution Service Google Attribution aims to provide a better way to track the results of marketing across devices from personal computers to smartphones and across channels from search to store visits. - Forbes

White House communications director Mike Dubke quits Mike Dubke, an experienced Republican strategist, was hired to revamp the White House media strategy. As part of the shake-up, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will reportedly hold on to his position, but there will be fewer media briefings. - BBC

Amazon takes on Etsy with a new shop featuring handcrafted items for weddings Amazon staked another claim in the billion-dollar wedding industry with the launch of a new Wedding Shop dedicated to sales of handcrafted items, including décor, invitations, gifts, jewelry, accessories and more. - Tech Crunch

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