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- Apple Watch starts countdown on face off with Swiss industry (James Shotter and Tim Bradshaw, CNBC) Hat tip to Marvin Clark. Swiss watchmakers survived the advent of Japanese quartz watches 40 years ago. Will they survive the iWatch and other smart watches?
- Samsung profit falls to more than 3-year lows (Ansuya Harjani, CNBC) The smart phone market is getting crowded and Samsung is getting crowded out.
- Articles about conflicts and disease around the world
In Liberia, Ebola Survivors Find They Have Superpowers (Bloomberg Businessweek)
Dallas Ebola survivor reunited with pet dog (WFAA)
Scientists Try to Predict Number of US Ebola Cases (abc News)
U.S. strategy against Islamic State hits major hurdles (Los Angeles Times)
Ukraine crisis: Separatists hold controversial polls (BBC News)
Russia warns it’s coming for the Arctic’s oil, including an area Canada claims as its own (National Post)
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