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The story of Qualcomm’s big show at CES

Unlike typical tech reporting, which dutifully regurgitates the scripted “news” provided by tech companies, The Verge arranged a digital canvas with photos and tweets to show how one of the world’s most influential tech companies views itself and tells its story. An utterly trivial event, staged by a corporate titan in celebration of itself, becomes an instant cultural artifact.

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$6B challenge: Innovate political campaigns

Here’s a question for American ingenuity: How could $6 billion be used to stimulate the economy? Republicans and Democrats alike answered this way in recent weeks: Spend it on television for bad political advertising. More than $6 billion was spent in the 2012 election, making it the most expensive and wasteful in history. The irony […]

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