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11 min ago | Daily Texan

LISTEN: Department of Mexican American Studies established, MOOC completion rates remain low

In this podcast, Anthony Green and Madlin Mekelburg discuss the suspension of sophomore basketball guard Martez Walker, the Departmentalization of the Center for Mexican American Studies and "Thread" the new UT centric dating app created by Zach Dell, son of Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell. They are joined by News Editor Jacob Kerr to discuss the ongoing problems the UT System faces with it's MOOC initiative.

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4 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Risks for an Early Fall; 10-Year Yield Watch: Best of Kass

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Financial Markets

8 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Networks Steer Fall TV Around Reality Shows and Football

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Related Topix: Apple, Mozilla, Startups, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Hell's Kitchen, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Boardwalk Empire, Entertainment, Television

12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Why Forcing ExxonMobil Out Of Russia Isn't Going To Help Anything

From Texas, I mostly cover the energy industry and the tycoons who control it. I joined Forbes in 1999 and moved from New York to Houston in 2004.

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Related Topix: Exxon Mobil, Energy, Oil & Gas, Publishing, Media, Forbes, Perot Sys, IT Services, Dell, Perot Systems, Vladimir Putin

16 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

You Won't Believe the Overhead Costs at These 10 Nonprofits

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Related Topix: Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Non-Profit

20 hrs ago | The Times of India

Employees generate ideas worth $500m: HCL Technologies

NEW DELHI: India's fourth largest IT firm HCL Technologies is now focussing on "ideapreneurship" to encourage employees to come up with innovative solutions to customers' business challenges. Under the initiative, the Noida-based firm has generated over 32,000 innovative ideas since 2008 to deliver approximately $500 million of value to customers.

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Related Topix: HCL Technologies, IT Services

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Data miners peering into America's medicine cabinets

The 42-year-old information technology worker's name recently showed up in a database of millions of people with "diabetes interest." It was sold by Acxiom Corp., one of the world's biggest data brokers.

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Related Topix: Acxiom, Advertising, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Edward Markey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing

Sys-Con Media

Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Conversant, Inc. Investigation

Under the terms of the agreement, Epoch shareholders will receive an estimated per share payable in both cash and ADS stock. As a result of the proposed transaction, Conversant shareholders will hold only 7% of ADS stock after the transaction.

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Related Topix: Convera, Software, Financial Services, Alliance Data Systems

Holtville Tribune

Hewlett-Packard Russia Pleads Guilty to and Sentenced for Bribery of Russian Government Officials

ZAO Hewlett-Packard A.O. , an international subsidiary of the California technology company Hewlett-Packard Company , pleaded guilty to felony violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and was then sentenced for bribing Russian government officials to secure a large technology contract with the Office of the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation. Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Marshall L. Miller of the Justice Department's Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of the Northern District of California, Assistant Director in Charge Andrew G. McCabe of the FBI's Washington Field Office and Chief Richard Weber of the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation made the announcement.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Hewlett Packard, HP, Hewlett-Packard, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

GlobeNewswire

Avid Everywhere Enables dock10 to Accelerate Innovation and Expand Its Range of Managed Services

Avid today announced that dock10, a leading media services provider, has embraced Avid Everywhere and implemented a fully integrated, end-to-end workflow centered upon the Avid MediaCentral Platform . The workflow, comprised of industry-leading Avid solutions, delivers the openness, scalability, and integration dock10 needs to enhance productivity, adopt innovative new workflows, and continue expanding its business to new markets.

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Related Topix: Avid Technology, Software, The Jeremy Kyle Show, Entertainment, Television

TheStreet.com

Stocks Lower Following Rise in U.S. Retail Sales

NEW YORK -- U.S. stocks opened slightly lower Friday as upbeat retail sales numbers support expectations of a tweak in language about interest rates at next week's Federal Open Market Committee meeting. " The strong retail sales report will allay one crucial concern at the Fed about the soggy spending performance to start the quarter, thereby increasing the Fed's confidence about the recovery," said Millan Mulraine, deputy head of U.S. research and strategy at TD Securities.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Business News

The Washington Post

U.S. Stocks Decline on Fed Speculation After Retail Sales Climb

U.S. stocks fell, giving the Standard & Poor's 500 Index its first weekly drop in more than a month, as investors speculated the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates sooner than estimated after retail sales climbed at the fastest pace in four months. Energy shares in the S&P 500 fell 1.5 percent, extending losses for the week to 3.7 percent.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Manufacturing, Construction, Insurance, Caterpillar, Startups, Yahoo!, Financial Services, Alliance Data Systems, New York, Science / Technology

Fri Sep 12, 2014

TheStreet.com

Why Palo Alto Networks Investors Are Feeling More Secure

NEW YORK -- With a trailing price-to-earnings ratio of negative 103, according to Nasdaq.com , the big question regarding Palo Alto Networks Growth has never been an issue for Palo Alto, which sells firewalls that prevent data breaches and block malware and viruses from corporate networks -- a very hot issue nowadays. The stock has been hot , too.

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Canada.com

BlackBerry critic Vic Alboini wraps up regulatory fight with reduced penalties

In 2011, Mr. Alboini led a campaign to shake up the boardroom and executive suites at struggling BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. The smartphone maker subsequently changed its name to BlackBerry Ltd. Vic Alboini, the former chief executive of investment dealer Northern Securities Inc., who is perhaps better known for his outspoken criticism of former tech darling BlackBerry Ltd., was ordered to pay reduced financial penalties and serve a less onerous suspension from the investment industry Friday after appealing earlier regulatory findings against him to the Ontario Securities Commission.

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Related Topix: Research in Motion, Telecom

Vallejo Times-Herald

Digital First Media exploring possible sale of co.

Newspaper company Digital First Media said Friday that it is exploring strategic options, which could include a sale of the company or parts of it. The privately held company is the nation's second biggest U.S. newspaper publisher by circulation.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media

TheStreet.com

Alliance Data's $2.3 Billion Conversant Deal Shows Digital Ad Heft

Few investors understood the business of Conversant, formerly called ValueClick, which provides personalized digital marketing strategies. The Westlake Village, Calif.-based company is seen as something of an expert when it comes to so-called digital programmatic advertising , given its ability to match buyers and sellers of ad space on the web.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Alliance Data Systems, Marketing, Westlake Village, CA

TheStreet.com

What Needs to Change in the Global Economy to Defeat Terrorism

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Mozilla, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet

Customer Interaction Solutions

Concurrent Shifts Into High Gear with New Video Solutions Portfolio

Concurrent , a global leader in multi-screen video delivery and multi-screen video analytics solutions, today launched UP, a new unified video solutions portfolio that enables service providers to accelerate their transition toward pure IP video services. UP is both an evolution of Concurrent's IP and classic video-on-demand solutions portfolio, as well as a new solution set that can bridge the gap between the TV of today and the viewing experience of tomorrow.

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Related Topix: Concurrent Computer, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Marketing

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

JPMBB 20... )--TSYSA announced today its partnership with iMobile3 to facilitate merchants processing transactions from the recently unveiled Apple Pay with the cloud-b... )--Extension Healthcare, the next-generation alarm management and event response solution provider, will exhibit at the upcoming ANCC National Magnet Conference. )--Avery Dennison Corporation announces the death of H. Russell Smith, who played a key role in the development of the company.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Total System Services, Anderson, IN

SFGate

HP fined $58.7M for bribery of Russian government

Hewlett-Packard Co. pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges that former employees bribed Russian government officials for a contract, and the company has been fined $58.7 million.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, US News

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