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3 min ago | Walta Information Centre

Boom forecast for Ethiopia, DRC telecom markets - Thursday, 31 July 2014 03:11

Combined revenues from the telecommunications sectors in Ethiopia and the DRC are expected to more than double from $1.78 billion to $3.27 billion by 2018.

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Related Topix: Frost and Sullivan

2 hrs ago | SFGate

ManServants: Silicon Valleya s weirdest new startup?

Sometimes Silicon Valley can begin to feel like a parody of itself - recently startups have tackled everything from mail-order quarters for the laundromat to the formerly humble grilled cheese .

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, AKQA

6 hrs ago | New York Magazine

faithThe Trials of the Kabbalah CapitalistRabbi Yoshiyahu Yosef Pinto ...

He was speaking in Hebrew in a near whisper , referring to himself, as he always does, in the first-person plural, tears dropping onto his shaggy dark beard.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Michael Grimm, McKinsey, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

8 hrs ago | The Local Onliner

First Data Bets on Virtual Gift Cards to Drive Local Commerce

Gift cards have been growing astronomically and now make up an industry nearing $100 billion in revenues.

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Related Topix: Beyond Corp

11 hrs ago | Business Journal

What public companies could learn from Booz Allen's Wall Street strategy

It's fair to say that McLean-based Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. hasn't been stingy with shareholders - announcing Wednesday that it would again provide a special dividend on top of its regular quarterly one.

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Related Topix: Booz Allen Hamilton

13 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Frost & Sullivan: Critical Communications LTE is a New and...

For the first time, public mobile network operators have the chance to provide mission-critical services to this specialised market segment if they are willing to meet its demanding requirements.

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Related Topix: Frost and Sullivan

17 hrs ago | DM Review

Confusion Surfaces about the Data Lake

Mindflash notes several signs that might be noticeable at first, and it is imperative not to miss them, because 'even if they're looking around, it's not a sure thing that they're ready to leave you just yet.'

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Related Topix: Gartner

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CRM Buyer

The Retail Channel Is Dead - Long Live the Omnichannel

The retail channel is dead in the sense that it no longer can exist apart from the online channel.

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Related Topix: AT Kearney

Sys-Con Media

Frost & Sullivan: GIL 2014 NZ keynote is Mega Trends to 2025...

Mega trends are defined as transformative, global forces that define the future world with their far reaching impact on business, societies, economies, cultures and personal lives.

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Related Topix: Frost and Sullivan

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

MK... )--Acadia Realty Trust today reported operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Startups, CSS, Acadia Realty Trust, Real Estate, Medicine, AKERS BIOSCIENCES, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Corporate Executive Board Company The, RingCentral, Automakers, Railroads, Trinity Industries, Transportation

Business Journal

Government slowdown swings CEB to quarterly loss

Arlington-based The Corporate Executive Board Company had a 12.6 percent gain in second quarter revenue, but reports a quarterly loss after writing down the value of a division that does business with federal government agencies.

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Related Topix: Corporate Executive Board Company The, Arlington, VA

Business Journal

Government slowdown swings CEB to quarterly loss

Despite an impairment charge related to government work, revenue rose nearly 13 percent for the Arlington-based Corporate Executive Board Company.

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Related Topix: Corporate Executive Board Company The

Freshnews

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Demo Latest Real-Time Advancements

The SIGGRAPH 2014 Real-Time Live! program will present a 90-minute show of the most cutting-edge real-time work from the past year.

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Related Topix: Deloitte Consulting

MarketWatch

Amazon's next 'Fire': a credit-card reader?

For Amazon, "Fire" has been the keyword of the year. In the first half , the online retailing giant moved to command more of the consumer electronics market with its Fire TV set-top box and its Fire smartphone to go along with its Kindle Fire HDX tablet.

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Related Topix: Gartner

Common Dreams

Peddlers & Profiteers: Wall Street's Finest Pushing Tax-Dodging Mergers

So-called "inversion mergers' are expected to cost the United States Treasury of $19.46 billion over the next decade, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation.

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Related Topix: US Treasury, US News, Cohen Group, Liberal Political News

Philly.com

KIPP high-schoolers get a leg up on college with paid internships

Haley Wilson, a rising senior at KIPP DuBois Collegiate Academy, is spending days this summer in the law department at GlaxoSmithKline learning about patents, trademarks and what it takes to bring a new medicine to market.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies, Software

Mon Jul 28, 2014

ABC News

Forestry industry calls for assurance CSIRO forestry scientists will be retained

The forestry industry is lobbying the Federal Government and the CSIRO to retain its forestry scientists and invest in the sector.

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Related Topix: McKinsey & Company, McKinsey, Agriculture, Science

Seeking Alpha

Q2 Earnings Will Prove Sirius Is No Longer A Growth Stock

Sirius' Q1 2014 net income declined 24% versus the previous year. However, earnings per share were flat as stock buybacks reduced shares outstanding.

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Related Topix: Beyond Corp, Lulu

Reuters

China brands beat global rivals with tea toothpaste & pickled plums

With green-tea flavored toothpaste and pickled plum juice, an army of Chinese retailers is tapping local tastes to whittle away market share from global rivals that are banking their future growth on the world's second-largest consumer market.

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Related Topix: Tea, Drink, Bain & Company, Bain, Kantar, Beverages, CocaCola, PepsiCo

Bloomberg

Goldman Sachs Denies - Boys' Club' Sex-Discrimination Claims

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. denied allegations that it discriminated against women on pay and tolerated a "boys' club" atmosphere featuring excessive drinking and trips to strip clubs with clients.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group

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