Maybe Google will send Gmail users a gift for their security troubles. / opacity
The Baffler,  April 6, 2015

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• A new “luxury apartment hotel” in Philadelphia aims to make long-term hotel stays a glamorous commodity for the plutocrat on the go, and not just a reminder that you’ve probably been kicked out of your house. As Megan Ritchie Jooste writes in Curbed, “this beats a pull-out couch by a long shot.”

• Capital One recently hosted a hackathon to develop financial apps for Millennials. This seems to us like the most useful thing the company, which received more than $3.5 billion in federal bailout money, can do for a generation whose unemployment rate remains at 14 percent.

• This weekend, Google forgot the required update to its security certificate for Gmail, causing “unexpected behavior” for Gmail users.

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