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A prescription for healing the healthcare industry

 The year is 1900. Life expectancy is 47 years. Almost all hospitals in the U.S. are nonprofit institutions founded by religious organizations. Fast-forward to today. Healthcare in the U.S. has ballooned into a massive industry worth $3 trillion. The U.S. spends roughly three times more than most other first-world countries, yet, all that spending has not resulted in superior outcomes. Read More Read More At Article Source | Article...

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Netflix has officially renewed ‘Stranger Things’ for a third season

 What pleasant news to end the week on. Netflix announced today its plans to renew the hit Stranger Things for a third season. The announcement came shortly after Netflix asked the Twitterverse if the streaming media company should make another season. FOR THE LOVE OF STEVE, DUH! So hold tight baby darts — season 3 is officially happening. — Netflix US (@netflix) December 1… Read More Read More At Article Source | Article...

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A look through TransferWise’s early pitch deck

 Nearly seven years ago, TransferWise was readying the launch of its international money transfer service with bated breath. Co-founder Taavet Hinrikus would later tell me that he wasn’t entirely sure at the time if anyone would use the product. It certainly put the minimal in MVP. The startup’s first media coverage (on TechCrunch, of course) led to the first $1,000 being transferred. Read More Read More At Article Source | Article...

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Mapbox acquires augmented reality activity tracking app Fitness AR

 Open source mapping platform Mapbox has acquired activity tracking app Fitness AR, which allows users to view runs, hikes or cycling routes from Strava superimposed on a 3D map of the terrain. The announcement was made in a Medium post by Mapbox mobile VP Paul Veugen. Mapbox will continue to deliver updates to the app, which will be dropping its $2.99 price and going free in the App Store… Read More Read More At Article Source | Article...

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