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There’s now a Disney Princess toy subscription service

Subscription-based toy company Pley.com entered the Disney accelerator last year with atoy rental business that would ship out toys like Lego, American Girl or Hot Wheels, whichcouldbe played with, then kept or returned, starting at $12 per month. Now that thecompany has exited the program, its debuting a twist on its earlier model.
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Dropbox pulls the plug on faster Python project

Pyston, Dropbox’s project to create a faster Python runtime similar to just-in-time compiling systems like PyPy, will no longer be sponsored by Dropbox after its latest release. Version 0.6.1 brings Pyston’s performance up to almost twice that of CPython, the standard-issue Python interpreter.
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Pythonnet brings Python to Microsoft .Net

The Pythonnet package gives Python developers interoperability between Microsoft’s .Net Common Language Runtime and the CPython implementation of the language. Also known as Python for .Net, the package lets developers script .Net applications or build entire applications in Python, using .Net services and components built in any language targeting the CLR.
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Silicon Valley is making plans to move foreign-born workers to Canada

For many U.S. startups and their foreign-born employees, a kind of back-up plan may be starting to sound like a good idea right about now. Yesterday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed that administration officials have drafted a new executive order aimed at overhauling, among other things, the H-1B work-visa program that U.S.-based tech companies have long relied on to bring top foreign engineering talent into theirranks.
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