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1 hr ago | Forbes.com

'Star Wars: Commander' Can't Escape 'Clash of Clans' Comparisons

I think I'm a part of the first generation of journalists to skip print media entirely, and I've learned a lot these last few years at Forbes.

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5 hrs ago | San Jose Mercury News

Fed chief Janet Yellen: Job market is difficult to read

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.

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Related Topix: Federal Reserve Bank, Ben Bernanke, 9, Recreational Vehicle, Teton, Science / Technology

9 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Yellen Poised to Push Back at Inflation Hawks at Jackson Hole

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Computers, New York, Ben Bernanke

9 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

Consumers Union Calls on FCC to Reject the Comcast-time Warner Cable Merger

Consumers Union called on the Federal Communications Commission to block the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, filing a petition with Common Cause against the deal as the FCC seeks public comment on the merger.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Federal Communications Commission

12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Mobile Media Is Not Killing The Desktop, But The Older Media Platforms Must Evolve To Stay Relevant

I'm known for my strong views on mobile technology, online media, and the effect this has on and communication will have on the public conscious and existing businesses.

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16 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Washington economy is lagging the rest of the country

The Washington region continues to struggle as federal spending cuts and a lackluster job market take its toll on the local economy, according to the latest outlook from Stephen Fuller, an economist at George Mason University.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Washington Post

Smell of Ebola Hovers as Health Aides Fight Death for Survivors

Ebola has a specific smell, says Sebastian Stein, a medical worker in Sierra Leone.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, Africa, World News

TheStreet.com

Walgreen Investors Focus on Buybacks with Inversion Now Dead

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Mozilla

Government Executive

The Battle Over Government-Run Internet Heats Up at FCC

If Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to stop states from blocking city-run broadband, he'll likely have to override Republican opposition to do it.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission, US News

TheStreet.com

Galena CEO Fired Following Stock-Promotions Scandal

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, TheStreet

TheStreet.com

5 Earnings Short-Squeeze Plays

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Markets

Wed Aug 20, 2014

West Australian

Online video stars mobilise for U.S. net neutrality

Online video personalities are joining together to advocate for equal treatment of Internet traffic, aiming to stop the U.S. government from allowing what they worry will be fast and slow lanes for delivering content.

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Related Topix: Federal Communications Commission

The Modesto Bee

Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York's attorney general, the company will adopt new policies on police access to its security camera monitors and against profiling, further train employees, investigate customer complaints, keep better records of detentions and report for three years on its compliance.

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Related Topix: Retail, Bloomingdales

SFGate

This Former VMware Big Shot Just Raised Another $35 Million For His Startup

Storage startup PernixData is on a tear . It just raised another $35 million, in a third-round of investment, bringing its total to $62 million.

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Related Topix: Startups, Salesforce.com, Salesforce, VERITAS Software, Software, Symantec, Clearwell Systems

The Washington Post

Apple Advances to Record on Optimism Over New Batch of Products

Apple Inc.'s stock crossed an all- time high, surpassing a 2012 record as investors look ahead to new products such as bigger-screen iPhones and a wristwatch-like device that may jump-start revenue growth.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Steve Jobs, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone

Myrtle Beach Online

Twitter tries to block images of Foley killing

In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Journalism

The Modesto Bee

Global stocks drift ahead of Fed minutes

KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slipped 0.4 percent to 4,237.27 and Germany's DAX lost 0.3 percent to 9,302.28.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Thousands of intense earthquakes rock Iceland

Iceland has raised its aviation alert level for the risk of a possible volcanic eruption to orange - the second-most severe level.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, Myrtle Beach, SC

Myrtle Beach Online

Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board

Ballmer says he plans to devote more time to his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, civic contributions, study and teaching business at Stanford in the fall and USC next spring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball

The Washington Post

Exelon formally applies to acquire Pepco Holdings

Chicago-based Exelon on Tuesday filed an application with the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval to acquire Pepco Holdings, the District-based utility serving about 537,000 customers in Washington's Maryland suburbs.

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Related Topix: Pepco Holdings, Energy, Exelon, Omnium, New Jersey

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