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Silicon Valley's $400
Juicer May Be
Feeling the Squeeze

Ellen Huet and
Olivia Zaleski,
Bloomberg

We never bought into the hype of a $700 juicer, but the folks at Juicero were able convince some that its WiFi-connected device was worth the investment. Well, you now only have to hand over $400 as the price dropped since it launched. Unfortunately, the juice packs that the machine uses can be squeezed by hand, which led the company's CEO to offer refunds this week to unsatisfied customers.

After a Half-Century in Music, Clive Davis Is Still in Love
Ben Sisario, The New York Times

Apple Music has the rights to an upcoming Clive Davis documentary and The New York Times interviewed the music legend as the film debuted at Tribeca.

How Late-Night Comedy Fueled the Rise of Trump
Caitlin Flanagan, The Atlantic

Late-night comedy provides a lot of laughs, but has it done more harm than good in the current political climate?

Marvel's Magic Factory: A Behind-the-scenes Look at 'Black Panther,' 'Thor: Ragnarok,' and More
Bryan Bishop, The Verge

Need an update on the upcoming Marvel movies? A handful of journalists got to peek behind the curtain this week.

Here's What Mark Zuckerberg Told Us About the Wild Things Facebook's New Camera Will Do
Alex Kantrowitz and Mat Honan, BuzzFeed

It was a big week for Facebook in terms of AR and more. BuzzFeed has more details on the social network's new camera platform and how it plans to merge the real and the virtual.

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