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Dec 21, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads (“Weekend Edition”)

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Good morning world! We’re almost at Christmas and this is how Apple wants us to celebrate it (it’s cute, I promise; http://bit.ly/18Gg819). And here are this weekend’s reads: The NSA-RSA fiasco fully explained – a tale of when biz cultures change; NSA paid co $10M to turn a blind eye (the…

Dec 19, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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#KevinsDailyReads is back! Finals are over and now I have all the time in the world to spam you all with some good reads everyday. Hope you’re doing well during these winter months :] Big news in biztech today – Zuckerberg is selling a ton of FB shares (http://reut.rs/JG1PxX) but…

Dec 13, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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It’s been a long week. Happy Friday. See you on Sunday for #KevinsDailyReads Weekend Edition Photo of the Day: my good friend Penelope is currently in Netherlands doing research; she put together this beautiful mini-photo book (http://bit.ly/1kDPcz5 & http://bit.ly/1bzrr5G); The big white (elephant?) Ghost in the room – Snapchat; co secured…

Dec 12, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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Apologies about yesterday – was cramming a whole semester’s worth of mergers law (DONE http://bit.ly/1cpLftw). My head is now filled with one too many tax related facts than I would like. Here’s some news to deal with Thursday; When Samsung tells you to hush, you post it on YouTube (http://bit.ly/1e4VSst);…

Dec 10, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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Photo of the Day: Boris’ pending lawsuit against AE (http://bit.ly/JbvLSZ); he previously found (http://bit.ly/JbwnYQ) in his sock. Kremlin cracks liquidates biggest news outlet – another interesting post by Buzzfeed (http://ift.tt/1iQsSqi); NSA apparently had agents undercover on … World of Warcraft; did they uncover anything? Nope (http://onforb.es/1jFDiXC); Re: Gender reversal on…

Dec 9, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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Happy Monday – for those of you here at USC, hopefully you got to sleep in! Study days and all. Study hard and good luck on those exams. Here’s some material for procrastination. NSA staffers bummed out that Obama hasn’t visited them (in the aftermath of Snowden, surveillance scandals); all…

Dec 8, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads (“Weekend Ed”)

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Sunday mornings are rough – still rolling around in bed. Here’s a little something something to digest with the morning coffee 🙂 Wall Street gender reversals; power mums and stay-at-home dads. While it may seem like progress,  it might simply be a continuation of gender imbalance in the workplace? (http://bit.ly/1da2gK0);…

Dec 6, 2013 #KevinsDailyReads

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Happy Friday everyone – Hangover edition? Have a wonderful weekend. Alan Mulally – Who? Ford’s current heas and Microsoft’s potential next CEO will be staying with the automaker thru end of 2014; it dipped $MSFT stock (http://read.bi/1d1vzyq, http://bit.ly/IVSxyc); In 2008 Buffet bet long that the S&P would outperform average hedge fund…

Dec 5, 2014 #KevinsDailyReads

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Why does Thursday feel more of a hump day than Wednesday? Here’s today’s reads Icahn (my fav HF dude) strikes the Apple – actually, he blinked. He filed a “precatory” (desired/wish) proposal for a 50 – 150bn stock buy back (http://ti.me/1gHeCvD with good comments here http://nyti.ms/1bKe09f); Shazam is using user data to…

Dec 4, 2013#KevinsDailyReads

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HAPPY HUMP DAY. This week’s kind of long so here’s some cool things to get you through the hump. Yummy – Next time you pick up an Oreo, remember Big Co spent $22M on lobbying against food labels (http://bloom.bg/IE6Fvb); Ketchup is actually Asian – NPR follows the story back to…