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Number of the Day

One tech company filed the most. And it wasn’t Google.

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Some of the great articles on Medium that we’ve been reading and talking about. Happy reading (and highlighting)!

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Off Brand

How companies like Canon are cashing in on the shortage boom

A flower grows from the lens of a Canon camera.
Illustration: Guillem Casasus


Business leaders ready to return to normal are operating with a losing strategy that could put them out of business

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The tech industry is built on serendipity. If workers flee the Bay Area, what’s left?


American companies used to be at the cutting edge of science and technology. Not anymore.

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When old routines are disrupted, it’s easier than ever to take risks

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Why making a better product can sometimes sink your company

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