A man from Thailand who came to the U.S. for school was met with the surprise that most new college students in this country are met with once they begin college: school textbooks are outrageously expensive. Instead of simply complaining about the problem, this particular student made a business out of the obvious dilemma.
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The American public's attention was directed toward the young, female owner of a popular burger destination that started in California decades ago. Lynsi Torres has been called the youngest female billionaire in the U.S. due to her ownership of In-N-Out Burger.
Last year, 6.5 million LinkedIn users had their passwords hacked and posted on another website. Soon after, the professional-networking giant was facing a lawsuit in federal court. According to the people who filed the lawsuit, LinkedIn exhibited negligence, breach of contract and was in violation of California's consumer protection laws. The plaintiffs argued that LinkedIn failed to follow its own terms around password encryption.
Think of the last time you used an app related to the film industry on your phone or tablet. Maybe you watched clips of a movie or made a scene from a television show as your phone's wallpaper. When scrolling through wallpaper options, the concept of whether this app used those images legally probably never crossed your mind. The illegal use of content produced by studios in Hollywood, however, has become a huge issue -- one that Hollywood is fighting to control.