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Sweden’s Suburbs, Sweden’s Riots – Businessweek

It takes 23 minutes to get to Raagsved by local train from the center of Stockholm. Once there, you have two choices. Walk over a low hill past a well-regarded elementary school, and you will find rows of three-story, slate-roofed townhouses. Each has a small lawn. In the summer, families …

Quote of the Day

“This whole race is going to turn upside-down come Thursday morning.” — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R), in an interview on CBS News, arguing that Wednesday night’s presidential debate will mark a new stage in Mitt Romney’s campaign.   Quote of the Day.

Amazon still trying to fix computer problems

Amazon.com is still trying to restore computers used by other websites as an outage stretched into a third day. Besides selling books and DVDs, Amazon.com Inc. rents out space on computers that run other websites and online services. One of its data centers in Virginia began having problems on Thursday …

New York Times Sells 100,000+ Digital Subscriptions in First 3 Weeks

he New York Times has sold more than 100,000 digital subscriptions in the three weeks since its launch, the publication revealed in its first-quarter earnings statement Thursday morning. Given the relatively modest expectations the Times set for the paywall, the number isn’t bad. At launch, the Times offered readers a …