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Book designer Chip Kidd knows all too well how often we judge things by first appearances. In this hilarious, fast-paced talk, he explains the two techniques designers use to communicate instantly -- clarity and mystery -- and when, why and how they work. He celebrates beautiful, useful pieces of design, skewers less successful work, and shares the thinking behind some of his own iconic book covers.
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Peter Tonstad, the boss of the Jay Z-owned music streaming site Tidal, has left the company after just three months.
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Syria's economic output has shrunk by up to 60% since the conflict began, according to estimates in a new report released by British think-tank Chatham House.
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A strike in the French port of Calais shuts the Channel Tunnel as hundreds of migrants exploit the chaos to try to reach the UK.
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Canadian mobile phone firm Blackberry sees its quarterly losses shrink as software revenue grows sharply.
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Pound at four-week euro high
23 Jun 2015 1:59:24
The FTSE 100 rises, while the pound hits a four-week high against the euro.
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Property sales data from HMRC provides more evidence that the UK housing market is moving more slowly than a year ago.
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Watchdog probes KPMG conduct
23 Jun 2015 1:09:46
The UK's accountancy watchdog opens an investigation into how KPMG reported on Bank of New York Mellon's international business.
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Financial regulators announce new rules governing bankers' bonuses in an attempt to "rebuild public trust in financial services".
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Silicon chips that mimic the function of living human organs win the Design of the Year award from the Design Museum in London.
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The vice chairman of the Samsung group accepts responsibility and apologises over an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) at one of the company's medical centres.
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Australia's biggest travel agency, Flight Centre, issues its second profit warning in six months, sending its Sydney-listed shares down almost 14%
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Business output in the eurozone grew at its fastest rate in four years in June, a closely watched survey suggests.
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The UK government's stake in Lloyds Banking Group falls to below 17%, as more shares are sold to private investors.
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An independent commission set up to make recommendations on how to reduce daily living costs for disabled people, delivers its findings.
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Bookmaker Ladbrokes says it is in talks with Gala Coral Group over a possible merger.
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Canadian DJ Joel Zimmerman, also known as Deadmau5, settles his trademark "mouse head" dispute with Disney.
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Japanese firm SoftBank will team up with Taiwan's Foxconn and India's Bharti Enterprises to invest $20bn in solar power projects in India.
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Director Christopher Nolan talks about the importance of accurate science in making his film Interstellar, after a leading scientific journal calls for it to be shown in school lessons.
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A scientific journal calls for the film Interstellar to be shown in school science lessons.
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A bid to start the first fracking operation in the UK for four years will be scrutinised by a council later.
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Factory activity in the world's second largest economy, China, contracts for a fourth month in a row in June, but the sector did show signs of stabilising.
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Japanese shares hit a 15-year high, following the global rally elsewhere on hopes that Greece will reach a deal with its creditors to avoid a default.
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Eurozone leaders echo hopes that a deal to stop Greece defaulting on its debt can be struck within days, while cautioning that more work remains.
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It's a big day in China - the "gaokao" results which determine who gets into university are released for nine million students.
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