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Posted on June 16, 2017

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading the week of June 16, 2017.

CRTC Bans Smartphone Unlocking Fees, Outgoing Chairman Blais Regrets Not Taking Decision Sooner | Financial Post

Why Apple, Amazon, Google And Microsoft Are All Betting On Smart Speakers ~ The voice-enabled digital assistants are beachheads for technology in the home | CBC News

Taking Flight ~ Most drones today are either cheap toys or expensive weapons. But interesting commercial uses are emerging in the middle | The Economist

Amazon To Buy Whole Foods Market In Deal Valued At $13.7 Billion | Washington Post

Amazon Stock Is At ‘One Of The Cheapest Entry Points’ In 10 Years | CNBC

Dear Students, What You Post Can Wreck Your Life  | The Conversation

How Computers Are Harming Criminal Justice | New York Times

Economists’ View Of Qatar Cutoff Is A Little Scary ~ American security guarantees are falling in value | Bloomberg

One-Third Of World Now Overweight, With US Leading The Way | CNN

We Can’t Ignore This Silent Crisis In Men’s Mental Health | Huffington Post

Hawaiian Pizza Inventor Sam Panopoulos Dies Aged 83 | BBC

The Comey Hearing Moves Canada One Step Further from the US ~ Forget the clash of civilizations. The new struggle is between the forces of law and the forces of lawlessness | The Walrus

Cracking The Popularity Code ~ Do you know the two types of popularity – and which is better for you? | Scientific American

Floyd Mayweather Vs Conor McGregor: The Story Of How Trash-Talk Turned Into the Most Lucrative Fight In History ~ In July 2015, McGregor mischievously told Conan O’Brien he was willing to fight Mayweather. Almost two years later, a date was set for the most lucrative – and unlikely – fight in boxing history | The Independent

The Tragic Story Of The Grenfell Tower Inferno ~ London is no stranger to economic equality, but the story of Grenfell Tower is a particularly chilling one | Macleans

Asylum Claim Wait Time Could Hit 11 Years, Documents Reveal ~ In the meantime, the government could spend as much as $2.97 billion in social support for claimants | Macleans

The Tragedy of the Congressional Baseball Shooting | The New Yorker

Mexican Politician Channels Frank Underwood, Prompting Snark From Netflix | NPR: National Public Radio

Inside 1 Spadina, The Stunning New Home Of UofT’s Architecture School | Toronto Life

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