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Twitter Stock Crashes $1.6B After Cash Flow Plunges

After booting Breitbart Tech editor Milo Yiannopoulos — possibly the worst blunder in social media history — and alienating his 400,000 followers, Twitter announced that its user growth is dead, and that its cash flow estimate was cut by $80 million for the latest quarter.

According to findings in the Journal of the American Medical Association, African-American men in poverty in the US saw a 2.7 times higher risk of death than African-American men living above poverty status

McKinsey: 2/3 of Western Economies Not Seeing Income Gains

McKinsey & Company was one of the biggest advocates of globalization, but the company just published a report warning that with incomes for two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies flat or down between 2005 and 2014, advanced countries are about to suffer “corrosive economic and social consequences.”

Stephen and Ayesha Curry (Omar Vega / Invision / Associated Press)

Pro Athletes Are Going Pro in Venture Capital

Once relegated to “dumb jock” roles on the gridiron or the field house, modern day sports figures are using their brand and money to be movers and shakers at Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention and as Silicon Valley venture capitalists.

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5G Approved by FCC: 100 Times Faster than 4G

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to open nearly 11 gigahertz of high-frequency spectrum for the roll out of “5G” mobile, flexible and fixed-use broadband wireless that may be 100 times faster than 4G.