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3 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Long Beach studio CEO launches indie film-funding program, calls for submissions

Rodric David inside one of his very large studios, at Thunder Studios Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival

5 hrs ago | Carlsbad Current-Argus

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Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

9 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership

Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, as the airline has come under fire from animal rights activists over the relationship.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

12 hrs ago | Examiner.com

College students use marketing to tackle acquaintance/date-rape crisis

The Institute established an "Innovate Against Rape" website, Facebook page and hashtag to encourage sharing ideas for new products/services to prevent sexual violence.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Carnegie Mellon University

16 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Whole Foods plans major marketing push

The assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified about arranging trips for the former first family.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Associated Press, Prison

21 hrs ago | CIO

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system that can be used to test chips and associated hardware based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers with the aim of standardizing that market.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, CPU, Advanced Micro Devices, Startups

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Samsung Electronics' 2Q profit miss forecast

Samsung Electronics Co. reported lower-than-expected profit for the second quarter on Thursday and said it was uncertain if handset business profit would improve during the current period.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Computers

ABC News

Crystal CEO Contests Subpoena in Sweetener Lawsuit

Lawyers for the corn syrup industry said Wednesday that American Crystal Sugar Co.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Business Journal

Low-tech marketing: The minds behind El Arroyo's iconic signs

El Arroyo's iconic signs have built up a cult following in Austin for the witty humor on display daily.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Weird

The Modesto Bee

$500K in chargers stolen from Union City warehouse

Brian Westphal, chief marketing officer of UNU Electronics, says the thieves gained access by cutting a 2-foot by 3-foot hole in large metal loading doors at the facility in Union City.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Park Record

What's a group selfie? Usie

"Usies are a growing trend that I think have far more social value than selfies," said Michal Ann Strahilevitz, a professor of marketing at Golden Gate University in San Francisco who studies consumer behavior.

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Related Topix: Golden Gate University, Park City, UT

Brandon Sun

Testing company ExamSoft says processing issue caused delay in bar exam submissions across US

Florida-based testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. said a processing issue has caused delays for bar exam takers in multiple states who were submitting their answers.

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Related Topix: Computers, Minnesota

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

A report to be released Wednesday from the office of Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, a critic of the for-profit education industry who chairs the Senate Education Committee, finds that for-profit colleges received $1.7 billion in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits in the 2012-2013 school term.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Corinthian Colleges, Santa Ana, CA, Business News

Wall Street Journal

Startup Voyat Looks to Hotel Wi-Fi Sign-Ins for Marketing Opportunities

Could Wi-Fi connections help hotels avoid the intermediaries that dent their profit margins? A startup called Voyat is betting on it.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

WWLP

Biotech drug maker Amgen laying off at least 2,400

Biologic drug maker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported stellar second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations.

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Related Topix: Amgen, Anemia, Medicine, Health, Cambridge, MA

National Public Radio

Court Orders Seizure Of $100 Million Oil Shipment

An American court has ordered U.S Marshals to seize $100 million worth of oil sitting in a tanker off the coast of Galveston, Texas.

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Related Topix: Galveston, TX

Reuters

UPDATE 1-U.S. GMO crop companies double down on anti-labeling efforts

One year after the launch of a social media effort to allay consumers' concerns about the safety of foods made from genetically modified crops, U.S. companies that develop GMOs have further committed to a multimillion-dollar campaign to defeat attempts to add GMO labels to such foods.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Monsanto, Chemicals, Speakers

ComputerWorld

Microsoft faces anti-monopoly probe in China over Windows, Office

China has opened an anti-monopoly probe into Microsoft over problems arising from its Windows and Office software, a government regulator said on Tuesday, a day after it conducted surprise raids of the company's offices in the country.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, World News, China, Asia,

Detroit Free Press

White House to honor Michigan blueberry producer

A Paw Paw, Michigan blueberry producer is among 15 "Champions of Change" for agriculture.

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Related Topix: Paw Paw, MI, Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

Online marketing metrics that matter

Online marketers spend a great deal of time looking at data measurement features such as number of visitors to a site, but often overlook online marketing metrics that matter most.

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