Wednesday 08.16.17

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." –Aristotle

Maersk Says June Cyberattack Will Cost It up to $300 Million  Maersk, the world’s biggest container shipping company, said a cyberattack that hit them at the end of June will wipe as much as $300 million off profits in the third quarter. - Bloomberg

Women Charge Past Men in U.S. Job Market as Economy Lumbers On  Women are returning to the U.S. labor force in greater numbers this year, helping arrest an ugly decline in the so-called participation rate. Just how much additional support they can lend the economy over the longer term depends on their continued involvement. - Bloomberg

Lincoln Memorial in Washington defaced with expletive  The Lincoln Memorial in the U.S. capital was spray painted with expletive graffiti that was discovered on Tuesday, days after violence broke out in Charlottesville, Virginia, over an American Civil War-era monument. - Reuters

Cracking the Airlines’ Dress Code  Dressing up could increase your chances of an upgrade, as airlines have a dress code, of sorts. - New York Times

China reclaims U.S. debt holder title  China recently taken back the position of the largest foreign holder of U.S. debt, taking back the spot from Japan which was the largest since October. China now holds a total of $1.147T of U.S Debt. - Seeking Alpha

Uber loses its developer platform head  Chris Saad, a product manager of Uber’s developer platform, who worked on creating technology tools for developers looking to integrate Uber services, is leaving the company after close to two years. - Recode

Apple Readies $1 Billion War Chest for Hollywood Programming  Apple has set a budget of roughly $1B to procure and produce original content over the next year, and could acquire and produce as many as 10 television shows. - Wall Street Journal

Daniel Craig confirms return as James Bond  During an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Tuesday night, Daniel Craig has confirmed he will return to play James Bond once more. - The Verge

  How To Live A Full Life (And Leave Nothing On The Table) By 30

On his 30th birthday, best-selling author Ryan Holiday reflects on how he got to where he is and how to live and approach life.
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