Wednesday 07.12.17
"All of society's problems come from man's inability to sit quietly in room alone." -Blaise Pascal

Time Inc. Explores Renaming the Company, Seeking a Refresh Time Inc., the nearly-100-year-old magazine company, is considering a name change. Such a move would be aimed at Time Inc.’s business and marketing partners, and would be intended to reposition the publisher as a modern media company with growing digital and video ventures.  - Wall Street Journal

Audi seeks to eclipse emissions scandal with new technology-packed A8 car Audi has launched its new A8 saloon, a vehicle the industry is calling the most advanced self-driving car whose Level-3 self-driving technology enables the car to completely control driving at up to 60 kilometers (37 miles) per hour, beating the Mercedes S-Class and the BMW 7-Series.  - Reuters

Bitcoin falls to near one-month low with $12 billion wiped off value since record high 30 days ago Cryptocurrency traders are also uncertain with some unsure about the future trading pattern for bitcoin. The price of bitcoin fell to $2,272.32, its lowest level since June 15, when it slumped to $2,185.96, according to data from CoinDesk. The price did recover on Wednesday slightly to a high of $2,354.41.  - CNBC

A “Sense Of Panic” At Apple As The Next Flagship iPhone’s Software Problems Persist The company has been working around the clock to fix software problems in its highly anticipated 10th-anniversary iPhone that could ultimately cause production and delivery delays.  - Fast Company

Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day' Amazon.com said its Prime Day sale was on track to be the biggest shopping event in its history by sales. The company has not disclosed sales figures, overall or for the Echo. Analysts estimated last year's event brought in well over $500 million.  - New York Times

Former NASA engineer builds world’s largest Super Soaker, firing water at 272 mph Rober’s giant water pistol is a little more overpowered than the original backyard toy, firing jets of water at 272 miles per hour, with enough force to slice through a watermelon and shatter glass.  - The Verge

EPA chief wants scientists to debate climate on TV The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is in the early stages of launching a debate about climate change that could air on television – challenging scientists to prove the widespread view that global warming is a serious threat, the head of the agency said.  - Reuters

Facebook to Show Ads on Messenger to Bolster Revenue Growth Yesterday, Facebook began showing advertisements inside Messenger, the chat app that Facebook says is now used by 1.2 billion people every month. Facebook is trying to make money from Messenger as it braces for an expected slowdown in revenue growth from news feed  - Wall Street Journal

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