In a move that has become all too familiar, The New York Times announced Wednesday it will lay off 100 newsroom staff and shutter the NYT Opinion app due to a lack of subscribers—a sign the paper of record’s plan to increase revenue through app subscriptions, led by former executive editor Jill Abramson who was ousted in May, has not paid off.
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In a move that has become all too familiar, The New York Times announced Wednesday it will lay off 100 newsroom staff and shutter the NYT Opinion app due to a lack of subscribers—a sign the paper of record’s plan to increase revenue through app subscriptions, led by former executive editor Jill Abramson who was ousted in May, has not paid off.

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While more companies are taking action to prevent and respond to a security breach like the recent Home Depot hack, the number of attacks is also on the rise. In the past year alone, an astounding 43% of companies in the United States were hit by a data breach, according to a new study by Experian and Ponemon—a 10% increase from the previous year.

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So the NFL succumbed to… beer pressure.

JON STEWART, on reports that the Minnesota Vikings reversed their decision to not suspend child abuser Adrian Peterson only after major league sponsor Anheuser Busch said they were “not yet satisfied” with how the NFL handled the case, on The Daily Show.

Stewart adds, “How crazy is this — a company that sells alcohol is the moral touchstone of the NFL… Maybe one of the only substances that is proven scientifically to increase the likelihood of domestic abuse — that company is saying to the NFL, ‘You’ve got a real problem here.”

Yep.