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A citywide curfew in Baltimore was finally lifted Sunday. The curfew had been in effect for five consecutive nights. [The New York Times]
Google is sponsoring professors at Historically Black Colleges and Universities — HBCUs for short — in order to help make the technology workforce more diverse. 35 percent of black computer science graduates got their degree from HBCUs. [The Huffington Post]
The Onion’s satirical empire is one of those unique media organizations that is able to boast profitability. One reason is Onion Labs, which develops sponsored advertisements in the publication’s style. It’s only 3 years old but remains responsible for a whopping 81 percent of the company’s revenue. [The Atlantic]
1.2 million euros
The estimated domestic opening haul for “Avengers: Age of Ultron” this past weekend, the second-largest opening ever. The largest: the first “Avengers” movie. [Business Insider]
Amount spent by the top 31,976 donors in the 2014 elections. That group comprised 0.01 percent of the total number of donors but accounted for about 29 percent of money contributed, new research found. [The Sunlight Foundation]
That’s how much money left China between 2003 and 2013. The Chinese government tries to restrict how much cash can be sent outside the country, but corruption and faked invoicing schemes mean that lots of cash can still find a way out of town. [Quartz]
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CORRECTION (May 4, 12:50 p.m.): This post originally misstated that 35 percent of Google’s black computer programmers graduated from HBCUs. That number applies to the entire industry, not just Google.