Welcome to the (very expensive) dollhouse
That’s how many flight miles two hackers were given apiece for finding a hole in an United Airlines’ website. As the BBC reports, the reward came as part of a bug bounty program offered by many companies to locate flaws in security before hackers with malicious intent can find them.
That’s how much Nike will pay to be the University of Michigan’s official brand. The Wolverines leave behind a previous deal with Adidas and a reported offer from Under Armour. With price tags for major college sport sponsorship ever rising, it seems the real competition is between brands.
That was the starting price for a luxury doll house once sold by F.A.O. Schwarz — customization and details added to the price from there. But the dollhouse was just one of several luxury toys that created the store’s brand of exclusivity, a distinction that faded when it was bought out by Toys “R” Us in 2009. Head over to the Atlantic for a debriefer of some of the other impossibly expensive fare once offered by the iconic toy store. While you’re there, pour one out for the Richie Rich’s of the world: the store closed up its New York flagship this week.
That’s the size of the debt payment Puerto Rico failed to make on Wednesday. Even more difficult? The commonwealth is excluded from Chapter 9 provision of the bankruptcy code. That’s gotten in the way of Puerto Rico being able to restructure its debt.
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