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1. Facebook Launches M, Its Bold Answer to Siri and Cortana

By Jessi Hempel

Digest: Mobile
Curator: Edith Yeung

Facebook’s goal is to make Messenger the first stop for mobile discovery and capture all of your intent for the things you want to do. Read More

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2. Hotel Chic Colliding With Coworking

By Craig Karmin

Digest: Collaborative Working
Curator: Anna Jagric

Could they be the upmarket WeWork? Hong Kong Property giant has invested in NeueHouse, with an aim to target a very luxury segment of the market. Read More

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3. Founder’s Workbook

By Steve Blank

Digest: Customer Development
Curator: Nathan Monk

A great step-by-step checklist to creating your startup and a guideline for customer development. Read More

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4. This device transforms any bicycle into a smartphone-powered smart vehicle

By Adario Strange

Digest: Enterprise
Curator: Mohammad Albattikhi

“The SmartHalo attaches to the handlebars of any normal bicycle and, once paired with your smartphone, acts as a visual navigation guide, complete with turn-by-turn signaling.” Read More

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5. Peer Review Feedback: The Good, The Bad, The Really Ugly

By Yuki Noguchi

Digest: Leadership & Resiliency
Curator: Sarah Jane Coffey

360 Reviews are not all created equal. Without proper organization and facilitation the results can be far more harmful, then helpful. Thinking of starting them at your company? We strongly suggest working with a trained 3rd party facilitator. Read More

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Director of Startup Digest @ Techstars