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[NyTimes] : "The payday loan industry, which is vilified for charging exorbitant interest rates on short-term loans that many Americans depend on, could soon be gutted by a set of rules that federal regulators plan to unveil on Thursday.<p>People who borrow money against their paychecks are generally supposed to …"
Why Build, Measure, Learn – isn’t just throwing things against the wall to see if they work – the Minimal Viable Product
[NyTimes] : "Imagine you're a French lawmaker. For decades, you've protected your nation's cultural output with the diligence of a gardener tending a fragile patch against invasive killer weeds. You've imposed quotas on the French film industry, required radio stations to play more French music than anyone …"
[NyTimes] : "SACRAMENTO — When Bernie Sanders held a rally at an outdoor stadium here the other night, more than 15,000 people turned out in a display of cheering, chanting, singing and cartwheels.<p>Gov. Jerry Brown, the state's most prominent Democrat, was not there, but he might as well have been. Mr. Sanders's …"
[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — The comparison was inflammatory, to say the least. Former Gov. William F. Weld of Massachusetts equated Donald J. Trump's immigration plan with Kristallnacht, the night of horror in 1938 when rampaging Nazis smashed Jewish homes and businesses in Germany and killed scores of Jews.<p>But …"
[NyTimes] : "A Norwegian consumers' group produced a 32-hour webcast of a team of readers going through the fine print of terms and conditions of downloadable apps.<p>Finn Myrstad of the Norwegian Consumer Council, a government agency, said the idea was to point out the absurdity and possible illegality of some of …"
[NyTimes] : "A jury ruled in favor of Google on Thursday in a long-running legal dispute with Oracle over software used to power most of the world's smartphones.<p>Oracle contended that Google used copyrighted material in 11,000 of its 13 million lines of software code in Android, its mobile phone operating …"
[NyTimes] : "At first blush, the secret support that the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel provided for Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker is a salacious yarn about money, power, gossip and revenge.<p>But it is also about something more important: an aggressive bid by the very wealthy to control the American …"
[NyTimes] : "American military researchers have identified the first patient in the United States to be infected with bacteria that are resistant to an antibiotic that was the last resort against drug-resistant germs.<p>The patient is well now, but the case raises the specter of superbugs that could cause …"
[NyTimes] : "The Internet is going the way of the Weblog, the Electronic Message and the World Wide Web.<p>The New York Times announced on Tuesday that it would join The Associated Press in lowercasing the name of the global network that lives in our pockets and in front of our faces, keeping us pinned to various …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — Automakers are putting the pedal to the metal with their investments into ride-hailing companies.<p>On Tuesday, Toyota and Volkswagen announced two investments into popular ride-hailing companies. Toyota said it had invested in Uber, the world's biggest ride-hailing company, for an …"
[NyTimes] : "If you're reading this article voluntarily, you're probably not a millennial, because everyone knows millennials don't read news. In fact, there's a pretty good chance you look down on millennials. Perhaps you consider them entitled, indulgent, needy and a little too much to bear — or maybe you're …"