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[NyTimes] : "President Trump's promise to repair crumbling roads, bridges, railways and other public works is off to a terrible start. Before his administration has even come up with the $1 trillion infrastructure proposal he has repeatedly promised, his Department of Transportation is sabotaging an important …"
[NyTimes] : "In normal times, few people outside the Netherlands would have paid the slightest attention to this week's Dutch parliamentary elections. In normal times, even people who would have paid attention could have expected yet another solid middle-of-the-road government to be formed by a coalition of …"
[NyTimes] : "This interview with <b>Mike Ettling</b>, president of <b>SAP SuccessFactors</b>, a human resources software company, was conducted and condensed by <b>Adam Bryant</b>.<p><b>Q. What were your early years like? Were you in leadership roles early on?</b><p><b>A.</b> I grew up in South Africa — in Cape Town as a boy, and later in Johannesburg. …"
[NyTimes] : "You want to know the dirty, little secret of Silicon Valley? It's called the 409A valuation.<p>Yes it's obscure, and yes, it's a little bit technical. Here's how the process works: In order to attract and to retain high-powered employees, high-flying tech companies want to issue them common stock or …"
[NyTimes] : "At just over four feet tall, she appears ready to take the bull by its horns.<p>A bronze statue of a girl, fists on her hips, staring down the famous 7,000-pound “Charging Bull” sculpture near Wall Street, captivated passers-by on Wednesday and drew an overwhelming response online, where many viewed …"
[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — When last they saw each other six weeks ago after the ceremonial passing of power, President Trump and former President Barack Obama parted with smiles and handshakes. But it did not take long for the surface bonhomie to degenerate into a fierce and public clash unlike any other in …"
[NyTimes] : "WASHINGTON — Telecommunications giants like Verizon and AT&T will not have to take “reasonable measures” to ensure that their customers' Social Security numbers, web browsing history and other personal information are not stolen or accidentally released.<p>Wall Street banks like Goldman Sachs and …"
[NyTimes] : "Apple is losing its grip on American classrooms, which technology companies have long used to hook students on their brands for life.<p>Over the last three years, Apple's iPads and Mac notebooks — which accounted for about half of the mobile devices shipped to schools in the United States in 2013 — …"
[NyTimes] : "How do you create a map showing every road in the United States, with the precise location of every stop sign, all the lane markings, every exit ramp and every traffic light — and update it in real time as traffic is rerouted around construction and accidents?<p>That's a challenge that automakers and …"
[NyTimes] : "There's a new gadget that you can count on to soon zoom to the top of people's wish lists: the Nintendo Switch.<p>The Japanese game company is releasing the Switch, a brand-new $300 video game console, on Friday. For months, the device has been generating buzz because it is two gadgets in one — both a …"
[NyTimes] : "SAN FRANCISCO — Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase and other corporate giants are joining forces to create a new kind of computing system based on the virtual currency network Ethereum.<p>Some 30 companies are set to announce on Tuesday the formation of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance, which will create a …"
[NyTimes] : "What went wrong?<p>Hollywood and movie lovers were reeling on Monday, trying to understand how PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm that oversees the voting, mistakenly allowed the Academy Award for best picture to go to “La La Land” when “Moonlight” was the real winner. Details were still …"