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Cambridge Analytica’s parent company claimed it invented the tough guy image that got Rodrigo Duterte elected

“Cambridge Analytica’s parent company may have helped reinforce Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s tough-guy image to help him win the nation’s presidency, according to deleted documents” writes Rosie Perper for businessinsider.com. Kitts and Nevis’ and Nigeria, may have also used SCL Group and Cambridge Analytica’s services to help election campaigns.Several people with knowledge of Cambridge Analytica’s campaigns have said that Nix was known to greatly exaggerate the company’s methods and abilities. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you’ll never have to check your bags again — here’s how it works

“The result is Wool & Oak, a two-year-old company that creates stylish, modular luggage designed to get around airline bag policies” writes Zo Bernard for businessinsider.my. As students traveling on a restricted budget, they took issue with the stringent bag policies and punishing luggage fees enforced by many airlines.They began to brainstorm a clever solution: What if they created a luggage brand that not only looked sleek but could defy those policies?.  Source: businessinsider.my Share This:

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Who invented Game of Life? Court aims to find out

“Klamer said he went into Milton Bradley’s archives and found the company’s first game, The Checkered Game of Life, which he said served as the inspiration to develop the game that is now called The Game of Life, according to court papers” reports foxbusiness.com. Lorraine Markham also says she was cut out of more than $2 million in royalties by Klamer and Rhode Island-based toy company Hasbro. Source: foxbusiness.com Share This:

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Siemens CEO: America Invented Globalization—Why Give It Up?

“And he urges the United States to stick with its long-standing openness to the wider world” writes Uri Friedman for theatlantic.com. He understands why the Trump administration has proposed reducing the corporate tax rate, which he agrees is “among the highest in the world” and can inhibit investment in the United States. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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Grenfell death toll may fall as ‘fraudsters have invented missing loved ones’

“The death toll from Grenfell Tower may fall because some of those missing have been invented by fraudsters, the police have revealed” writes Patrick Minford for telegraph.co.uk. There are eight people who have either been charged or are under investigation for fraud in relation to the inferno which ripped through the west London fire block. Commander Stuart Cundy said that 60 individuals have now been formally identified as losing their lives in the inferno on June 14 and whilst finger tip searches remain ongoing they expect the death toll to fall…

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Burger King Russia apparently invented its own silly digital currency called Whoppercoin

“Per Russian news source Rusbase (via Select All), the fast food chain offers its digital currency to customers who purchase the company’s signature Whopper burger” writes Laura Vitto for mashable.com. Burger King Russia is apparently getting into the cryptocurrency game — sort of.The chain has reportedly invented its own take on Bitcoin or Ethereum, aptly named Whoppercoin. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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