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November 23, 2014, 5:35 PM

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Jerome Groopman / New Yorker:
How 3-D printing is revolutionizing medicine  —  In February of 2012, a medical team at the University of Michigan's C. S. Mott Children's Hospital, in Ann Arbor, carried out an unusual operation on a three-month-old boy.  The baby had been born with a rare condition called tracheobronchomalacia …
Tweets: @mfordfuture and @sub8u
Felix Gillette / Businessweek:
Behind PayPal-owned mobile payments app Venmo, which processed $700M in payments in Q3 2014  —  Mobile Payment Startup Venmo is Killing Cash  —  Kristen Geil, a writer for an Internet marketing firm in Chicago, heard about Venmo for the first time two summers ago.
Tweets: @avinash and @kaylatausche
Ben Huh / Backchannel:
How Cheezburger survived 3 years of turmoil to create a platform for remixing funny images  —  Rewriting Cheezburger Saved My Life  —  Please You Download It … I want to tell you the entire story of how this app came to be, with all the guts and gore.
Greg Sterling / Search Engine Land:
Europeans Have Authority To Seek Google Break Up Though Unlikely To Do So  —  Break Google up.  That's the thrust of a “non-binding” resolution the European Parliament is expected to adopt at some point in the near future, according to a report on Friday from Reuters.
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Ian Urbina / New York Times:
Passwords don't just protect data, they reveal our hopes, dreams, secrets, fears, and memories  —  The Secret Life of Passwords … Play Videos  —  Howard Lutnick, the chief executive of Cantor Fitzgerald, one of the world's largest financial-services firms, still cries when he talks about it.
Zoho:
Boost your holiday sales with these 5 email marketing tips  —  For many businesses, the holiday shopping period is critical for generating revenue and garnering brand awareness.  With the annual sales spike quickly approaching, businesses are planning new promotions and targeting their marketing efforts on customer appreciation.
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Lane Wood / Medium:
Pando founder Sarah Lacy's allusions to physical threats distort media narrative on Uber scandal  —  Here ego again.  —  There's something unsettling about all this Uber stuff.  —  Maybe it's the fact that I have to wade through all the technorati tweets about “#Ubergate” …

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Microsoft:
Seattle Sounders score with SQL Server and fitness-tracking technology  —  Just in time for the 2014 MLS Cup Conference Finals, get a glimpse behind the scenes of the Seattle Sounders FC preparation …
Amazon Cognito:
Sync your app data seamlessly with Amazon Cognito  —  Amazon Cognito helps you sync your app data across a user's devices even when they are offline.  Get started with 10GB of free storage.
SimilarWeb:
Panda 4.1 Deeper Analysis - Positive & Negative Impact  —  Last week we took a look at some of Panda 4.1′s biggest winning and losing websites in terms of change in actual traffic referred by Google.
Zoho:
Boost your holiday sales with these 5 email marketing tips  —  For many businesses, the holiday shopping period is critical for generating revenue and garnering brand awareness.  With the annual sales spike quickly …
Igloo:
All the coding ladies  —  Much has been said about women in technology this week as a result of Barbie once again, letting down the female population (or more appropriately, humankind as a whole) …

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