Monday 09.11.17

"Yes, there are two paths you can go by, but in the long run there’s still time to change the road you’re on and it makes me wonder"
“Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin


Irma knocks out power to nearly four million in Florida: utilities  Irma hit Florida on Sunday morning as a dangerous Category 4 storm, the second highest level on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale, knocking out power to nearly 4 million homes and businesses in Florida on Sunday - Reuters

29-Year-Old Named Chief Financial Officer Of Kraft Heinz  A company $100 billion market capitalization and more than $26 billion in annual revenuehas announced its finances will be overseen by a 29-year-old. - Forbes

Apple suffers 'major iPhone X leak'  Details of new iPhones and other forthcoming Apple devices have been revealed via an apparent leak. Two news sites were given access to an as-yet-unreleased version of the iOS operating system. - BBC

China plans to implement a ban on fossil fuel cars  China will set a deadline for automakers to end sales of fossil-fuel-powered vehicles, becoming the biggest market to do so in a move that will accelerate the push into the electric car market - Bloomberg

Saturn probe to set up death plunge  The international Cassini probe at Saturn will execute the course correction on Monday that will put it on a path to destruction. Cassini will be torn to pieces within seconds of entering Saturn's gases. - BBC

Mercedes-Benz to offer electric option for every car by 2022  Speaking at the company's investor day in Sindelfingen, Germany, Daimler said it will offer electric versions of all its models by 2022, converting its Smart city car brand to become fully electric. - Business Insider

China to Shut Bitcoin Exchanges  Chinese authorities plan to shut down domestic bitcoin exchanges, delivering a final blow to a once-thriving industry of commercial trading for virtual currencies, which took off inside the mainland four years ago. - Wall Street Journal

North Korea warns US will pay 'due price' for spearheading call for fresh UN sanctions  The United States wants the Security Council to impose an oil embargo on the North, halt its key export of textiles and subject leader Kim Jong Un to financial and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters. - CNBC

  How Netflix’s Content Strategy Is Reshaping Movie Culture

Netflix has gone all-in on exclusive content that is developed in-house; it carries only a fraction of the classic movies on its streaming service. Looking at IMDb’s highest-rated movies of all time, only 13 of the top 100 are on Netflix.

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