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Some Bitcoin Backers Are Defecting to Create a Rival Currency by NATHANIEL POPPER


By NATHANIEL POPPER

Bitcoin Cash, to be available Aug. 1, sprang from a feud over how to govern a decentralized, open-source technology with no one set of leaders or owners. 15 more words

Hiking the Rooster Comb

Today I got a late start waiting for the rain to stop and the weather up above was very unsettled. I took a chance anyway, deciding to hike a trail called the Rooster Comb in the Adirondack mountains, a distance of 5 miles round-trip and a 1700 foot elevation gain. 164 more words

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Geek Fight! Musk Says Zuckerberg Naive About Killer Robots by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Silicon Valley baron Elon Musk insulted rival billionaire Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday, escalating a tech wizard war of words over whether robots will become smart enough to kill their human creators. 14 more words

Will Packer Starting Production Company With Backing From Discovery and Universal by MICAH MAIDENBERG


By MICAH MAIDENBERG

Mr. Packer is best known for his movies, but his new venture will produce everything from advertising campaigns to online videos.

Published: July 24, 2017 at 08:00PM… 10 more words

Michael Kors Pays a Lot to See if the Jimmy Choo Fits by CAROL RYAN


By CAROL RYAN

Jimmy Choo will need to grow fast, and the American brand does rapid expansion well. But it risks taking the luxury shoemaker down-market. 14 more words

When a Service Animal Has to Go, Airports’ Options May Be Wanting by JANE L. LEVERE


By JANE L. LEVERE

A federal rule requiring relief areas should be a boon for the animals’ disabled owners. But disability experts say some facilities are poorly designed. 14 more words

China’s HNA Discloses Shift of Ownership Stake to Foundation by DAVID BARBOZA


By DAVID BARBOZA

The privately held conglomerate, which has gone on an overseas acquisition spree, sought to address concerns about its ownership structure.

Published: July 23, 2017 at 08:00PM… 11 more words