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Rishi Taparia - Issue #68

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This week we look at Instagram's new shopping capabilities, the tech that powered Alibaba's Singles D
 

Rishi Taparia

November 18 · Issue #68 · View online
Links and posts largely on fintech, commerce, climate and energy with a few random tidbits here and there

This week we look at Instagram’s new shopping capabilities, the tech that powered Alibaba’s Singles Day, history of the mag stripe, some amazing chocolate chip cookie stats and more. Enjoy and have a great Thanksgiving ahead!

Commerce
Instagram will now let users shop items from video posts
The technology enabling Alibaba to sell $30.8 billion in Double 11 goods
J.Crew CEO Jim Brett Is Leaving the Company
How your privacy gets cooked by those restaurant waitlist apps
FinTech
Former Google Wallet Chief Lands $100 Million for Startup Poynt
The magnetic stripe
Banks Have a Solution for Their Identity-Fraud Woes: The DMV
Technology
Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis
How Superhuman Built an Engine to Find Product/Market Fit
Random Tidbits
The Land That Failed to Fail
Chocolate chip cookies
How to Talk to People, According to Terry Gross
Quote I’m thinking about: The real gift of gratitude is that the more grateful you are, the more present you become.” -Robert Holden
For those of you celebrating, have a great Thanksgiving week ahead!

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