Netflix to Spend $7 Billion on Original Programming Next Year

https://www.macrumors.com/2017/08/17/netflix-7-billion-budget-original-content-2018/

Is it OK to use black emojis and gifs?

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-40931479/is-it-ok-to-use-black-emojis-and-gifs

Facebook to build $750M data center in central Ohio

http://www.wcpo.com/news/state/state-ohio/facebook-to-build-750m-data-center-in-central-ohio?google_editors_picks=true

West Chester Township gas station has had 3 credit card skimmers, auditor says

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/butler-county/west-chester-township-gas-station-has-had-3-credit-card-skimmers-auditor-says?google_editors_picks=true

Smart lock vendor accidentally bricks its own locks through firmware update

https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/8/15/16151798/lockstate-6i-software-update-break-lock

Two reasons Bitcoin just surged past $4,000

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/08/two-reasons-bitcoin-just-surged-past-4000/

Go ahead and cry — your tears might power the batteries of the future

https://www.theverge.com/2017/8/11/16131226/batteries-body-harvesting-saltwater-fluids-electrolyte