Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Link roundup

1. "Students at Purdue University soon will be able to apply for education funding in exchange for a percentage of their future earnings"

Students would repay the debt during the years immediately following college based on a fixed rate linked to their expected income, a gamble that could save them thousands of dollars as compared to traditional loans but also could cost them far more if they land high-paying jobs.
2. "For several years, Eddie Tipton, the former security director of the US Multi-State Lottery Association, installed software code that allowed him to predict winning numbers on specific days of the year, investigators allege."

3. "BuzzFeed missed its revenue target for 2015 and has slashed its internal projections for 2016 by about half"