Wednesday 09.13.17

"Do something first, then talk about it."
Tom Ford


Here’s What Analysts Are Saying About Apple’s New Products  Apple released its highly anticipated iPhone X, and with the tech giant’s shares already up 40 percent in 2017, the device had to live up to high expectations. Bloomberg analysts dig in to see if it did. - Bloomberg

Bain Signs Letter of Intent to Buy Toshiba’s Chip Business   A group including Bain Capital, Apple, Seagate and Dell, have signed a letter of intent to buy Toshiba's chip business for over than $18B - Wall Street Journal

Self-driving boats: The next tech transportation race  Maritime companies are designing autonomous tugboats, ferries and cargo vessels that won’t need captains or crews — at least not on board. - Associated Press

Amazon Weighs Boston in Search for Second Headquarters  Boston is getting consideration due to its proximity to Harvard and MIT, an airport with good connections to Seattle and Washington, D.C., and a low cost of living, according to Bloomberg's source. - Bloomberg

Nordstrom family nears deal with Leonard Green in bid to take department store private  The Nordstrom family is leaning toward a partnership with private equity firm Leonard Green to assist its bid to take the department store private. Leonard Green would help with about $1B in equity to fund the deal. The family group is discussing $7B-$8B in debt to finance it. - CNBC

NTSB Staff to Say Tesla Autopilot Should Share Blame for 2016 Crash  Yesterday, the National Transportation Safety Board stated that limits in Tesla’s Autopilot system played a “major role” in a fatal collision in May 2016 between a Tesla Model S and a semitrailer truck. - Bloomberg

Equifax, Bowing to Public Pressure, Drops Credit-Freeze Fees  People protest, and Equifax had no choice but to respond. Yesterday, the company said it would waive all fees until Nov. 21 for people who want to freeze their Equifax credit files after the company's massive data breach. - New York Times

Roaring 20: Indians equal AL record with 20th straight win  The Cleveland Indians equal the American League record with their 20th straight win, matching the 2002 “Moneyball” Athletics. - Associated Press


  What It's Truly Like to Be a Fashion Model

For decades, modeling was a silent profession, where women were supposed to be seen and never heard. Recent events have shined a light on the not-so-glamorous side of being a model - labor exploitation, sexual harassment and body shaming. Contained within, women in different stages of their careers sound off on their experiences.

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