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Mayor Bloomberg Loves Security Cameras Everywhere… Until His Police Are Ordered To Wear Them

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30/08/2013

Lawyers representing the city of New York have filed a request for a stay of Judge Scheindlin’s decision and court order pending appeal. Scheindlin found components of the NYPD’s stop and frisk unconstitutional in her decision and ordered several remedies, including the installation of independent oversight, changes to the UF250 (stop and frisk) form, an overhaul of the stop and frisk program itself and mandatory lapel cameras for police officers.
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Corfu,the Greek Islands: the perfect break

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30/08/2013

Corfu has figured in our consciousness since Edward Lear visited and painted while it was a British possession from 1814 to 1864. The Durrell brothers (and Henry Miller) lodged it even more firmly in the Anglo-Saxon psyche with their late-1930s sojourns, and subsequent rhapsodising in print.
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How the #Selfie Is Changing Fashion

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30/08/2013

On Tuesday, the word “selfie” was added to the Oxford Dictionaries online. As was “twerk,” so it doesn’t sound like that big of an achievement to me. But regardless of my personal disdain for the word—really, it’s the worst—I have to admit that it must mean something that it’s been recognized by a “respectable” organization.
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Swiss Banks Turn Into Rat Finks

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29/08/2013

The U.S. and Switzerland have reportedly struck a deal that could out Americans who have stashed money in Swiss bank accounts to avoid paying U.S. taxes, reports Slate. The agreement would enda long running dispute where the U.S. government has pursued tax evaders that have assets with Swiss banks.Fourteen Swiss banks currently under investigation by the Justice Department would not be covered under the new agreement.
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California public school district hires outside company to spy on students’ Facebook, Twitter activities

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28/08/2013

Southern California’s Glendale Unified School District has hired an outside company to spy on their students’ Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube activities, going truly above and beyond in the name of student safety.While it’s hardly surprising to see public schools invading the privacy of their students, be it through iris scanning or forcing students to wear RFID-enabled identification cards, this is truly unusual.
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How Lingerie Startups Are Changing the Way We Shop for Bras

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28/08/2013

Despite the fact that most women wear them every day, bras are pretty high up on the “annoying to shop for” list. There’s the issue of fit–which is always tricky–and then there’s the fact that, for the past ten years, only one company (Victoria’s Secret, obviously) has dominated the market, leading to a lack of product variety.
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Spending on cars, homes threatens apparel sales as holidays approach

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26/08/2013

Even with consumer confidence at a six-year high, retailers ranging from Target Corp (TGT.N) to Macy’s Inc (M.N) are competing not only with each other but are also having to adapt to shifting spending patterns.Many consumers are taking advantage of still-low interest rates, purchasing cars and houses, but at the same time they are holding back on shirts, dresses and shoes, which doesn’t bode well for many retailers in the run-up to the year-end holiday season.
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Four thousand run from the bulls in Virginia event

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26/08/2013

About 4,000 people – dressed in everything from thongs to superhero costumes – dodged 1,000-pound bulls as they sprinted down a quarter-mile dirt track on Saturday in rural Virginia’s version of the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain.It was the first event of what promoters say will be a national, 10-city bull-running tour modeled on the annual Pamplona event.
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Stars, taboo sex and death at Venice film fest

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25/08/2013

Space, stars and taboo sex will be on display in Venice this week as the world’s oldest international film festival fights to keep its head above water in a city slowly slipping into the sea.The 70th Venice Film Festival will try and see off competition from increasingly popular extravaganzas in Rome and Toronto by opening with the world premiere of 3D space fantasy “Gravity”, starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock.
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Big brands race to secure luxury supplies from reptiles to roses

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24/08/2013

From crocodile farms to rose fields, suppliers of luxury material have become top acquisition targets for names like LVMH (LVMH.PA) and Gucci owner Kering (PRTP.PA) as they race to lock in rare skills and ingredients vital to their brands’ survival.Having invested heavily in recent years to open shops around the world, notably in emerging markets, luxury leaders are now competing to control the supply lines behind their sales.
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Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those who question or resist their power. I was struck by a phrase from a recent essay on advertising and social media,You Are the Product: As Taplin points out, that remark 'unwittingly revealed a previously unspoken truth: Facebook and Google are the new colonial powers.'

Anger over Greek plan to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia

A political dispute in Greece over a controversial arms deal with Saudi Arabia is deepening, with opposition politicians and critics decrying plans to sell 66m euros ($78.7m) worth of surplus missiles and bombs to the Arab Gulf country.

Why Elites Are Winning The War On Cash

Visa recently unveiled its own offensive in the war on cash. Visa is offering certain merchants a $10,000 reward if they refuse to accept cash in the future. Not surprisingly, Visa’s competitor is also part of the war on cash. Mastercard is increasing its efforts to encourage merchants to refuse cash. Here’s Bloomberg, quoting the CEO of Mastercard.

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Cleaning becomes a time-consuming buy a robot vacuum cleaner for $250

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