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The competitive advantage of diversity — TechCrunch

We enjoy “diversion” in our pastimes, prefer “biodiversity” in our ecosystems and strive for “diversified” holdings in our portfolios, yet we unconsciously resist diversity in our social and professional communities. As it turns out, this natural tendency toward sameness has become a liability in today’s marketplace, costing companies talent, consumer goodwill and real money.

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How legacy brands and retailers can keep up with our tech-driven world — TechCrunch

The U.S. apparel industry is currently valued at $12 billion, and with the high number of dollars pouring into the retail economy, brands are looking to technology to foster deeper connections with consumers and elevate the overall shopping experience. Whether it’s in-store or online, technology is becoming a lever to bolster brand loyalty and customer satisfaction.

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Unilever said to be the early frontrunner to acquire The Honest Company — TechCrunch

We’re hearing from our sources Unilever has been in serious talks with the Honest Company, and may very well win the bid for the e-commerce startup, though our sources stressed that the deal is in early stages. As usual, the deal is fluid and the final details could change (or not happen at all), and […]

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MegaBots debuts a trailer for its new web series, outlines its giant fighting robot kit — TechCrunch

In the shadow of AT&T Park, two Bay Area-based engineers took to the stage at TechCrunch Disrupt SF to showcase their plans for a new kind of sports league. Dressed like a matching pair of flamboyant American flags, Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein debuted a trailer for an upcoming web series following MegaBots’ journey from […]

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Miley Cyrus Interrupts Woody Allen and Elaine May’s ’60s Suburban Life in ‘Crisis in Six Scenes’ Trailer — Flavorwire

Woody Allen’s first — and perhaps only, given how he described disliking and feeling inadequate under the pressures of writing for television — television series will be streaming on Amazon in a couple of weeks, and after much talk about what this thing would turn out to be (especially after Miley Cyrus signed on to […]

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