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  • The 2015 Brookings Financial and Digital Inclusion Project Report [PDF]
  • Automobile Insurance in the era of autonomous vehicles KPMG [PDF]
    • Infographic Summary [PDF]
  • Both broadband availability and speed are strong drivers in an economy. (2011) Last year Ericsson and Arthur D. Little concluded that for every 10 percentage point increase in broadband penetration GDP increases by 1 percent. (source)
  • impact of broadband on the economy [ITU 2012 PDF]
  • Apple Thursday sent out invitations to a Sept. 9 event in San Francisco (typically unveils new iPhones in the fall) (WSJ)
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said 1 billion people used the social network on the day of Aug. 24, setting a new milestone for the company. (QZ)
  • According to the NASA, seas around the world have risen an average of three inches (7.6 cm) since 1992, and as much as nine inches (23 cm) in certain places. (QZ)
  • A former Google exec on how to make tough decisions quickly…

    General George Patton said that, and I definitely subscribe to it. Do you remember the last time you were in a meeting and someone said, “We’re going to make this decision before we leave the room?” How great did that feel? Didn’t you just want to hug that person?… (QZ)
  • Appeal of Free: 75 Million Users Download Windows 10 in First Month (NYTimes)