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[NyTimes] : "Stop what you're doing.<p>Well, keep reading. Just stop everything else that you're doing.<p>Mute your music. Turn off your television. Put down your sandwich and ignore that text message. While you're at it, put your phone away entirely. (Unless you're reading this on your phone. In which case, don't. …"
[NyTimes] : "Michael R. Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York, denounced what he called the “demagoguery” in the Republican and Democratic Parties in a commencement speech delivered on Saturday at the University of Michigan.<p>“In this year's presidential election, we've seen more demagoguery from both parties …"
[NyTimes] : "Los Angeles — I GOT lost the other day driving on Venice Boulevard. This is a street, a mile south of where I live, that I use to travel east or west. But it has changed of late, like much of Los Angeles.<p>Over the past few years, Venice Boulevard has been the site of a huge infrastructural project: …"
[NyTimes] : "The photographs were Polaroids, taken between the 1970s and the 2000s. Zun Lee bought them at flea markets, at garage sales or on eBay. Most of them depicted African-Americans: people wearing stylish clothes, relaxing in the yard, celebrating birthdays. A few depicted people in prison uniforms. All …"
[NyTimes] : "Putting our 3-year-old son to bed isn't a task my wife and I undertake lightly. On a typical night, there will be actual physical struggles and a great deal of bitter haggling over the particulars — over whether it will be she or I who keeps vigil as he bravely contends against his own fatigue, …"
[NyTimes] : "When a deeply troubled company replaces its chief executive, it makes sense to expect the new C.E.O. to bring a fresh take to its operations. A clean sweep, so to speak.<p>But if shareholders in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International envisage a vastly different approach from Joseph C. Papa, the …"
[NyTimes] : "TiVo, whose name became synonymous with the act of recording live television shows, agreed to be acquired by the Rovi Corporation for about $1.1 billion, the companies announced Friday.<p>In acquiring TiVo, Rovi will get access to analytics about viewing habits, which are provided to advertisers and …"
[NyTimes] : "Next stop: Mars?<p>In December, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation of Hawthorne, Calif., better known as SpaceX, landed a rocket on Earth, flying a booster stage of one of its Falcon 9 rockets back to Cape Canaveral. This month, the company repeated the feat even more impressively, setting the …"
[NyTimes] : "SEATTLE — Amazon delivered a blowout quarter on Thursday, joining Facebook as one of the rare bright spots in a technology sector that has recently produced a string of disappointing earnings reports.<p>Helped by its fast-growing Amazon Web Services business, the company swung to a profit that, for …"
[NyTimes] : "Yale. Morgan Stanley. Private equity.<p>James Zhang has collected plenty of prestigious stamps on his résumé in the nine years since he graduated from high school and pursued a career in high finance. But he's also an immigrant, the grandson of an illiterate rice farmer who did not have indoor …"
[NyTimes] : "FRANKFURT — A PowerPoint presentation was prepared by a top technology executive at Volkswagen in 2006, laying out in detail how the automaker could cheat on emissions tests in the United States.<p>The presentation has been discovered as part of the continuing investigations into Volkswagen, according …"