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UAE, Saudi Arabia shine bright in resurgent $ 2.5 billion GCC lighting market

The UAE and Saudi Arabia are at the forefront of a resurgent GCC lighting sector, with both countries accounting for 70 per cent of the US$2.5 billion regional market value in 2013, according to global consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Buffett faces end of $255m a year dividend cheque

Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett and his wife Astrid. Warren Buffett could soon have to bid adieu to another of his high-yielding investments from the financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Rohm and Haas, Chemicals, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Cohen Group

New York Post

Woman sues boss who said her a body is like a Coca-Cola bottlea

A single mom and two-time cancer survivor on Wednesday slapped a top global business-consulting firm with a sexual-harassment suit, claiming bosses there made her workplace a living hell because she refused a supervisor's sleazy come-ons.

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Bellingham Herald

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan, Representative James Lankford

Business Journal

JBG files to build Central Place office tower in Rosslyn

CEB has reached a deal to anchor The JBG Cos.' s planned Central Place office tower, which will be branded as the CEB Tower.

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Business Journal

N.C. is largest job-slashing machine in South

North Carolina had the largest number of planned job cuts among all Southern states in June, according to a report from outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

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The Rye Daily Voice

Happy Birthday To Rye's Ajit Jain

He graduated in 1972 from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur with a bachelor's degree in engineering.

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Related Topix: World News, India, McKinsey, McKinsey & Company

Seeking Alpha

Is Hewlett-Packard A Better Buy Than This Tech Rival?

We pitch two companies from the technology sector, HP and Accenture, against one another in the latest installment of our Head-To-Head series.

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies, Software, HP, Computers

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Star Tribune

Flood didn't weaken Valleyfair's wood structures

Several Valleyfair rides were closed due to floodwaters but none of the rides needed repairs, even after standing in water for weeks.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Shakopee, MN, International Theme Park Services

The Washington Post

Goldman Alumni Revive 2008 Wreckage as Thain Buys OneWest

CIT Group Inc.'s purchase of OneWest Bank, orchestrated by two former executives of Goldman Sachs Group Inc., combines two casualties of the financial crisis.

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Related Topix: CIT Group, Financial Services, Goldman Sachs, Investment Services, Cohen Group, New York, IndyMac Bancorp, Mortgage, Personal Finance

PE Hub

Goldman Sachs-backed Mobileye seeks to raise $500 mln for IPO

Mobileye , a Netherlands-based provider of technology that helps cars avoid accidents, has launched a road show for its IPO.

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

In-PharmaTechnologist.com

Sterile injectables M&A could indicate return to in-house production

Drugmakers are bringing sterile injectables capacity back in-house according to a Frost & Sullivan analyst, who says industry risk aversion is the key driver.

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Related Topix: Frost and Sullivan, Sun Chemical, Chemicals, Billerica, MA, Outsourcing

Business Journal

Exclusive: CBIZ, MHM pick Plaza Steppes for new HQ

The 450 employees for CBIZ Inc. and Mayer Hoffman McCann PC offices in Leawood will move to the 13-story Plaza Steppes Building near the Country Club Plaza.

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Related Topix: CBIZ, Insurance, Cobalt, Leawood, KS

Sys-Con Media

Octoblu Emerges from Stealth Mode to Create Internet of Things Platform

Octoblu on Tuesday emerged from stealth mode to announce its vision to provide an Internet of Things platform for real-time connections and communication management across applications, people and physical devices.

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Related Topix: Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Gartner

Business Journal

Teens make up less of summer workforce than ever

Teens are making up less of the summer workforce than ever, with only 40 percent of teens working a part-time summer job, according to a recent report by recruiting firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

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Related Topix: Challenger Gray and Christmas

Newsday

Restructure advice costs police A 25m

The force said the challenge for Accenture was to make policing more effective, while cutting the budget by A 120m.

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Related Topix: Startups, Alliance Tech, Tier Technologies, Accenture, Duck Creek Technologies, Software, West Midlands County, England, Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East

Business Wire

Datapipe Positioned as a Leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting

"Cloud-enabled managed hosting provides cloudlike consumption and provisioning features to the traditional managed hosting market," wrote Douglas Toombs, research director, Gartner, Inc. "Leaders in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting in North America have proved they have staying power in this market, can frequently innovate ... (more)

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Freshnews

Digital River Webinar Explores Advanced Strategies for Using Paid...

Digital River, Inc. , a leading global provider of Commerce-as-a-Service solutions, announced that the company will host a free webinar called, "Beyond the Basics: Advanced Paid Search and Display."

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Related Topix: Digital River, Software, Marketing

Fox News

Urban Compass Raises $40M in Digital Real Estate Boom

Urban Compass, a New York-based real estate site which matches buyers with brokers, has raised $40 million in venture financing, as it looks to expand to new regions.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, Thrive, Trulia, Startups, Business News

West Australian

Fund managers unconvinced by Apple rebound as firm readies results

Apple, once a can't-miss stock, is finding it tough to persuade portfolio managers to come back into the fold.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Financial Markets, Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, Cohen Group, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

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