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This is what happened to Google's "20% time" after being abandoned by middle management. It's being replaced by an "internal incubator" run by Google executives Don Harrison (http://www.googlecapital.com/expert/don-harrison/ -- who is apparently not on G+) and +Bradley Horowitz.

"Employees interested in Area 120 will submit a business plan. If accepted, the team will get to work full-time on the idea for a few months and then will get the opportunity to pitch Google for more funding and to create a standalone company."

Please have your creativity approved in triplicate by the creativity committee.
 
Report: Google developing ‘Area 120,’ an in-house startup incubator to keep talent from leaving http://tnw.me/w58PY0X
Google is preparing its own in-house startup incubator called 'Area 120,' which will let employees work on passion projects full-time.
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It should be called Schrödinger's 20% time: it's both gone and not gone at the same time (depending on who you're talking to).
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Why are you letting Google spend the extra advertising they sell with help from your G+ posting to support Donald Trump?
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How can you be for gun control if you get your government agency to approve arms sales to just the countries that make huge donations to your family foundation?
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+Ted Lemon - It seems unlikely from a narrative in which he lost New York, as if it was a winner-take-all election, which it wasn't.  He has actually narrowed the delegate gap, but a redoubling of "he should drop out now" talking points followed the simpler narrative.  Onward to Tuesday.
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This is the coolest thing I've seen all day except for when I saw that the Republican national convention occurs prior to the Democratic national convention in late July.
Citation Hunt - Help find citations for Wikipedia articles!
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+James Hare ah, I just saw the link to https://github.com/eggpi/citationhunt/graphs/contributors in the corner.
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NYTimes Transparently Attempts To Cover Hillary Clinton's Misstatements During Last Televized Debate on Breaking Up Too Big To Fail Banks....

No, NYTimes Ms. Clinton Didn't Confuse ...

She CONFIRMED What Many Suspected

Ms. Clinton Want Too Big Banks To STAY TOO BIG...


She might have left viewers confused about how she might use two powers under the Dodd-Frank Act to break up big banks.
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Unmitigated greed in all its glory.
 
insurance money perhaps?
From St. Thomas to Abu Dhabi, tens of millions in luxury yachts have recently gone up in flames.
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They'll buy a bigger boat at the expense of thousands of employees. 
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Coincidence?
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The last poll on this showed that only 4% of Sanders supporters would not vote for Clinton, so either her campaign has made her especially unelectable (perhaps with its incessant attacks on Sanders supporters and independent voters in general) or there's some survey methodology skew here.

Oh, and Clinton supporters made a big deal of the 4% at the time.  "4% is a lot!  You must all sign a yellow-dog loyalty oath right now, even though it's March!!!"
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How can you be for gun control if you get your government agency to approve arms sales to just the countries that make huge donations to your family foundation?
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But the Koch's prefer Hillary
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The more important part of this story is not the government incompetence involved, but the fact that it slices a firm Hanlon's razor through most every 9/11 conspiracy theory.
The 'best chance' of preventing the 9/11 terror attacks was directly under US intelligence authorities' noses, but they had no idea just how close they came.
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Were they incompetent or aiding and abetting?  I don't have any real opinion about 9/11 because the investigation was poorly done, but I don't think this will force anyone to decide anything.  
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A vulnerability in the worldwide mobile exchange system continues to allow hackers to access others' wireless data -- more than a year after it the flaw was discovered, CBS' 60 Minutes reported.
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+Carl Page good point! I honestly had not thought of it that way, at least that I can remember. Maybe when I was a teenager and making free long distance calls was the national pastime of organized crime, future billionaires, and the socially awkward. I still hope I am in category two.

Seriously, is their evidence that they keep strict protection lax to catch those inclined to abuse?
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Under Hillary Clinton, the State Department approved $165 billion worth of commercial arms sales to 20 nations whose governments had given millions to the Clinton Foundation.
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That illuminati Clinton.. 
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