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How Google's Laszlo Bock Is Making Work Better

NPR | June 24, 2016 7:51 a.m.

This week on Hidden Brain, Shankar talks to Google's Laszlo Bock. Insider tips and insights about what works — and what doesn't work — in recruiting, motivating, and retaining a talented workforce.

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Darjeeling 2.0: Last Auction Of India's 'Champagne Of Teas' Goes Digital

NPR | June 21, 2016 8:10 a.m.

When most tea auctioneers switched to online sales, J Thomas was the last holdout, insisting on selling Darjeeling at live auctions just as it has always done. That all changed this month.

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Barnes & Noble Founder Retires, Leaving His Imprint On Bookstore's History

NPR | May 9, 2016 7:38 a.m.

As Founder and Chairman of Barnes & Noble, Leonard Riggio steered it through the proliferation of free information in the Internet age. As he retires, he tells NPR's Lynn Neary about his long career.

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With New Deals, Apple And SoundCloud Remix The Dance Music Marketplace

NPR | April 29, 2016 9:09 a.m.

Both streaming services recently unveiled new deals. It's hard to say for sure who will benefit.

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An International Architecture Firm Wants To Reshape Portland

OPB | April 27, 2016 2:32 p.m.

The firm behind the 9/11 Memorial and the new SF MOMA turns its eyes on Portland's waterfront in two projects.

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Panama Papers Provide Rare Glimpse Inside Famously Opaque Art Market

NPR | April 14, 2016 5 p.m.

The leaked documents tell the backstory of a groundbreaking Christie's auction, and the purchase of a painting one man claims was seized from his grandfather during World War II.

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Oregon Historical Photo: Vintage Tektronix

OPB | March 28, 2016 6 a.m.

Launched after World War II, Tektronix electronics company rapidly ballooned, becoming Oregon’s largest private employer in less than 40 years. But soon its role in the economy shifted.

Technology | Business

Painfully Honest Job Descriptions For Portland Women In Tech

OPB | March 11, 2016 3:15 p.m.

Portland’s tech scene is hot. Jobs for women are not.

Technology | Music | Business

Is Tidal Changing How Fans Talk About Music?

NPR | March 1, 2016 2:12 p.m.

Artist exclusives may be shifting the way fans process today's most popular tracks.

Music | Business

#FreeKesha Puts A Legal Battle In A Public Spotlight

NPR | Feb. 24, 2016 7:32 a.m.

The pop singer claims she was sexually abused by her producer, and wants out of her contract.