Libya Security ‘Grossly Inadequate,’ Report Finds

Dec. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Thomas Pickering, a former diplomat and chairman of an independent review board investigating the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, speaks at a news conference about the panel's report on the incident that killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans. The panel found the State Department had "grossly inadequate" security at the mission and must overhaul procedures to correct "systemic failures." Retired Admiral Michael Mullen, vice chairman of the review board, also speaks. (Source: Bloomberg)

Disrupting the Paper Cut Industry
39:01 - A Silicon Valley startup called Ripcord has unveiled a machine that takes stacks of paper, pulls out the staples, rapidly scans the paper and send the scans to the cloud. That seemingly inane task is done at breakneck speed. Watch what happens when Bloomberg Technology reporter Ian King tries to do the same thing. (video by Matt Gottschalk, Camen Hodges) (Source: Bloomberg)
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