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42 min ago | Tribune Company

The deal brings together Gracenote with Tribune Media Services, forming one of the largest sources of entertainment metadata in the world.


Related Topix: Startups, Gracenote, Tribune Company, Media, Tribune Media Services, Emeryville, CA

4 hrs ago |

Horsham firm riding TV set-top box boom

Bob Stanzione, one of the nation's top telecom-equipment executives, was recently visiting the sleek former Motorola campus in Horsham and making an important point: Those who wrote the obituary for cable-TV set-top boxes because of the Internet and smart TVs got it wrong.


Related Topix: Arris Group, Telecom, Suwanee, GA, Verizon Communications, Verizon, Ubisoft, Video Games, Family Feud, Marketing

6 hrs ago | Texomaland

Sew Texoma to Host Handbag Making Meetup

Sew Texoma, the new Texoma-area neighborhood group of the Plano Chapter of the American Sewing Guild, will meet on Saturday, April 19th at Noon to cut out and sew up the Two Hour Tulip Purse, a cute and versatile handbag.


Related Topix: Social Software, Media, Meetup, Life, Sewing, Hobbies

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Al Bawaba

Two Egyptian police killed day after new jihadist group claims Cairo bomb

Agence France Presse reported Sunday that at least two policemen were killed by armed attackers on the road between Cairo and Suez Saturday shortly after a small jihadist group claimed attack for the Cairo bombs that struck Egypt's capital last week.


Related Topix: Media, Agence FrancePresse

Management Craft

My New Book, Double the Love - Now Available on Amazon

Right now, the paperback version is available. The e-book format will be on amazon within a week.


Related Topix: Amazon, Media, Audible, Marketing


Research Reports

The research reports excerpted here were issued recently by investment and research firms.


Related Topix: Computers, Media, Thomson

Chico Woman Allegedly Stalks Husband in Novato, Arrested

By Bay City News Service: Novato police arrested a Chico woman Thursday on suspicion of violating a restraining order and stalking her husband.


Related Topix: Novato, CA, Bay City News, Media

The Scarlet

With patent in the offing, Clark U math/computer science student set to join Amazon

On Feb. 28, Natalia Sternberg , chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department , received an email that delivered the sort of student feedback that gladdens any teacher's heart: "Hi Professor Sternberg, I just wanted to share some good news with you.


Related Topix: Amazon, Computer Science, Inventions, Media, Audible, Boston University, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios


Why Pivot?

In business, a pivot is a strategy change . When you look at brick-and-mortar companies like RadioShack, Sears/K-Mart, there have been strategy changes but not really what I would call a pivot - or even a course correction.


Related Topix: Social Software, Sprint Nextel, Telecom, Ridgeland, MS

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Insider Selling: American Tower Corp Director Unloads 10,000 Shares of Stock

American Tower Corp Director Raymond P. Dolan sold 10,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, April 17th.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, American Tower

Why TCS is bullish on growth prospects

"The deal pipeline is good. The number of deals we have won and those we are chasing are good and customers are interested in digital," says N Chandrasekaran.


Related Topix: Computers, Tata Consultancy Services

The Wall Street Journal

Clinton-Era Memo: Get Iacocca to Pitch Nafta

A 1993 memo from U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor to President Bill Clinton shows the groundwork being set to get Lee Iacocca on board as a high-profile salesman for Nafta, the controversial trade agreement.


Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Computers, Perot Sys

Wipro, HCL Tech outshine TCS and Infy in March quarter

Both firms have broken TCS' streak of industry-leading performance over the past few quarters by posting higher revenue and earnings growth this quarter.


Related Topix: Computers, Tata Consultancy Services, HCL Technologies

CBS Local

Angie's List Reveals Secrets To Spotless Dishes

Many households fight over how to properly load them - should you pre-rinse the dishes or now? Should you put bowls on the top or bottom? "Your dishwasher, just like any other appliance you have, does take some care and maintenance along the way to make sure you get the full life out of it, especially if you have hard water.


Related Topix: Angie's List, Media, Sports

Information Technology

World Wide Technology Named to CRN's 2014 List of Tech Elite 250

These companies represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications from leading vendors.


Related Topix: Computers, World Wide Technology, Citrix Systems, Software, Cisco, Personal Web Systems, Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Bart Fined $210K For Safety Violations That Led To Worker Deaths Last Year

By Bay City News Service: BART has been fined $210,000 by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health for three safety violations that resulted in the deaths of two track workers during a strike last year, Cal/OSHA officials announced Thursday.


Related Topix: Bay City News, Media, Environmental Law, Law, OSHA, Train Disaster, Walnut Creek, CA


Sprint/T-Mobile merger may prompt U.S. FCC to rewrite auction rules

A planned merger of Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc could prompt U.S. regulators to rewrite rules they are now weighing for a 2015 auction of airwaves, according to sources familiar with the proposed plan.


Related Topix: Sprint Nextel, Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Verizon Communications, Cable & Satellite, ATT, SoftBank, Financial Services, Investment Services

Cypress Semiconductor sees Q2 EPS 11c-13c, consensus 12c

Cypress Semiconductor sees Q2 revenue $181M-$186M, consensus $182.84M Guidance provided on the company's Q1 earnings conference call.


Related Topix: Cypress Semiconductor, Semiconductors, Cypress Communications, Startups, Telecom, Electronics

Greenwich Citizen

China factories face new challenge as growth slows

In this April 12, 2014 photo, Chinese made smart phone speakers are displayed in a booth at the Global Sources Spring China Sourcing Fair in Hong Kong.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Media, Global Sources, Computers,

Lansing State Journal

Michigan State grads to hear Indian IT entrepreneur at commencement

Michigan State University says that Indian information technology pioneer Azim Premji will speak at the school's undergraduate commencement May 2. Premji is chairman of Bangalore, India-based Wipro Ltd. He began leading the company in the late 1960s, taking it from a $2 million hydrogenated cooking fat company into an IT and research and ... (more)


Related Topix: Michigan State University, World News, India, Wipro, Computers, Wipro Technologies


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