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56 min ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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,

14 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Mobile industry scams, cramming, and the FTC's recommended changes

There are too many mobile scams around nowadays. So the FTC now recommends certain mobile industry changes to combat mobile cramming.

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Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WOZZ-FM Appleton

Marvel cranks up sarcasm and 70s sound for 'Guardi...

A lead actor known for playing the slovenly sidekick, a director who only made small films, a talking raccoon and a 1970s pop music soundtrack - together they form an unlikely tableau for a mega-budget space adventure movie.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt

GPB.org

It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks

Fast-rising mobile technology is making buying stuff with a tap of an app easier than ever, and shifting the way we shop.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

Carlyle nears $5 billion deal for Acosta: source

Carlyle Group LP is in advanced talks to acquire Acosta Sales and Marketing, in a deal that could value the consumer goods marketing agency at close to $5 billion including debt, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.

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GigaOM

Mobile apps testing startup Leanplum scores $4.8M; adds marketing automation

Startup will use funds to branch out to add mobile marketing automation to its mix of A/B testing, content management and analytics, said Co-Founder Momchil Kyurkchiev.

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Related Topix: Mobile Marketing, Google, Startups

Christian Science Monitor

Zillow to buy Trulia in $3.5 billion stock deal

Traders work at the post that trades Trulia Inc. on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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Related Topix: Trulia, Startups, Zillow

Examiner.com

Healthcare Providers: Customer Security is Good Marketing

Consumers are on red alert about sharing personal data with businesses, thanks to the widespread publicity of major data breaches.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

Post and Courier

Fair Trade brings big sales, social responsibility

Ninety percent of the coffee the New York-based company sells is Fair Trade - certified as produced by people who are treated and paid well.

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Related Topix: New York, Small Business, Personal Finance

International Business Times

5 Marketing Nuggets We Can All Learn From Lady Gaga

's ways may not appeal to everyone, marketers everywhere should never forget that she is one of the most bankable stars in the present era.

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Lady Gaga

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

5 Tips for Making a Great Marketing Video for your Business on You Tube

I know you have heard of it, viewed it and possibly shared it with others. You tube has more than 1 billion unique users each month.

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Monster.com

In Store Marketing Representative- Wichita-Twn East, KS

Thank you for your interest in the In Store Marketing Representative- Wichita-Twn East, KS.

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Related Topix: Monster, Human Resources, Home, Retail, Sears Holdings Corporation, Home Improvement, Sears

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

a Lucya tops a Herculesa with $44 million at box office

LOS ANGELES >> Luc Besson's “Lucy” proved mind can overpower muscle, topping a remake of “Hercules” by director Brett Ratner at the box office on the weekend.

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Related Topix: Brett Ratner, Horror Movies, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, The Island, Science Fiction Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Fast & Furious

Small Business Trends

6 Second Examples of Effective Vine Marketing Videos

Have you tapped into the 6 second visual impact that Vine offers your small business? Vine creates an opportunity to use video, the most popular content on the Web , in a very unique way.

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