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2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Wage Garnishments - A Big Problem with Solutions on the Horizon

Today, much-needed attention is being paid to wage garnishments. National Public Radio released a story concerning the increasing use of wage garnishments to collect debts.

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Related Topix: National Public Radio, Media

6 hrs ago | CIO

IBM wants to replace the spreadsheet with Watson Analytics

In an ongoing effort to commercialize its Watson analysis technology, IBM is testing a new service that can answer questions business managers might have about their data. On Tuesday, IBM launched a beta of Watson Analytics , an interactive Q&A service designed to answer questions and highlight trends within sets of enterprise data.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Cable & Satellite, WebMD, Media, Siri, Science, Computer Science

7 hrs ago | WRAL.com

Flatow, 'Science Friday' settle claims over grant

The settlement was announced Tuesday by Connecticut U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly and Inspector General Allison Lerner of the National Science Foundation. "Science Friday" and Flatow didn't admit any wrongdoing in the settlement.

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Related Topix: National Public Radio, Media

9 hrs ago | Mashable

End of an Era: Clear Channel Rebrands as iHeartMedia

Clear Channel, the radio conglomerate that operates more than 1,200 stations around the United States, announced Tuesday that it is rebranding as iHeartMedia, drawing on the success of its online radio service iHeartRadio. "iHeartMedia reflects both the success and the cultural impact of the iHeartRadio business formed three years ago and the evolution of the company's major local radio station brands and franchises to include mobile, social and events," the company said in a press release announcing the branding change.

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9 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Sirius XM Holdings Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages

Sirius XM Holdings has received a consensus recommendation of "Buy" from the fifteen brokerages that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.NET reports . Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and nine have assigned a buy recommendation to the company.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Siri

11 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Clear Channel flips its name to iHeartMedia

The San Antonio-based media company, owner of 840 radio stations, has changed its name to iHeartMedia, after its iHeartRadio online network that lets people listen to the likes of Ryan Seacrest and Rush Limbaugh over the Web. The name "Clear Channel" is a true throwback to a different media era.

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Related Topix: Clear Channel Communications, Media, Television, Rush Limbaugh, Spotify, Entertainment

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

The Switchboard: The FBIa s new facial recognition system is now fully operational

A U.S. flag flies outside the J. Edgar Hoover Federal Bureau of Investigation building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. The FBI is a governmental agency as a division of the U.S. Department of Justice established in 1908.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Twitter, Media, National Public Radio, Sports

17 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Bee Book Club: 'In the Kingdom of Ice' tells a true story

Hampton Sides is editor-at-large of Outside magazine and a regular contributor to National Geographic and other national magazines and newspapers. His previous excursions into the past are "Hellbound on His Trail," an account of the hunt for Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassin, James Earl Ray; "Blood and Thunder," a biography of scout-soldier Kit Carson and his role in settling the West; and "Ghost Soldiers," the story of how in 1945 U.S. troops rescued 513 POWs from a Japanese labor camp .

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Related Topix: Tradewest, National Geographic, Video Games, Media, National Public Radio, Sacramento, CA

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Mirror.co.uk

When is iOS 8 coming out? Release date, new features and how to upgrade

With the iPhone 6 due to hit stores on Friday, Apple are rolling out the latest version of their mobile operating system. Here's everything you need to know With the iPhone 6 due to hit shelves on Friday, Apple are gearing up to release a major update to their mobile operating system - iOS 8. The new software brings a host of new features, tweaks and improvements - including a much needed improvement for Apple's voice command system, Siri.

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Related Topix: Startups, Apple, iPad App, iPhone App, WATCH, Dropbox, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone, Cable & Satellite, Siri, Media, iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPhoto, iPadiPad Wi-Fi + App, iPad miniiPad mini Wi-Fi + Cellular App, iPad Wi-Fi + App

Radio Ink

Gosselin Leaves New Orleans for San Antonio

Clear Channel San Antonio has hired Don Gosselin to program KAJA and KRPT . Gosselin moves to the state of Texas from Clear Channel New Orleans, where he was Operations Manager for KVDU, WNOE, WODT, WQUE, WRNO, WRNO-HD, WYLD and WYLD-AM.

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NJ.com

Sgt. Bill Cahir bridge proposal reaches Pennsylvania lawmakers

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has taken up the effort to rename the Easton-Phillipsburg Toll Bridge for a Marine killed in Afghanistan who had also been a journalist and candidate for federal office. State Rep. Robert Freeman , D-Northampton, today introduced a bill to name the span in memory of U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Sgt.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, US Military, US Marine Corps, US News, Chris Christie, US Governors, Media, National Public Radio

National Public Radio

Alain Locke, Whose Ashes Were Found In University Archives, Is Buried

Alain Locke is buried at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. He lies near many of the nation's early congressmen and next to the first director of the Smithsonian's Museum of African Art. Adam Cole/NPR hide caption Alain Locke is buried at the Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C. He lies near many of the nation's early congressmen and next to the first director of the Smithsonian's Museum of African Art.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Aristotle, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, Howard University, African-American, Media, National Public Radio

NewsOne

Black Radio Legend Honored At DC's Newseum

Cathy Hughes talks about her role as founder of Radio One, the largest black-owned broadcast company in America and what it was like to be a radio pioneer during a ceremony to honer her contributions to media at the Newseum. The Newseum exhibit, "One Nation With News for All," tells the story of how immigrants and minorities used the power of the press to fight for their rights and shape the American experience.

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Related Topix: Radio One, Media

TechCrunch

Forget Siri, Fetch Is A Real Personal Assistant, Contained In An App

Fetch , a mobile app that serves as a personal buying assistant by allowing you to submit text or photos then have results returned to you by a professional shopper, is expanding beyond product search with a new release out now. In the updated version, which also works over SMS, you can use your buying assistant to book flights, hotels, and rental cars as well as buy movie tickets, event tickets, send flowers, pay parking tickets, and more.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Siri, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, PC

Billboard

iHeartRadio Fest Preview: Producers Discuss Whether EDM Will Get Its Own Weekend

Tom Poleman and John Sykes: President of National Programming Platforms, Clear Channel; President of Entertainment Enterprises, Clear Channel Media Holdings It's less than 10 days until the fourth iHeartRadio Festival hits the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, and Clear Channel programming chiefs John Sykes and Tom Poleman are already anticipating the "magic hour" -- when special guests pop in unexpectedly to top the previous year's surprises. In 2012, Prince played guitar for Mary J. Blige ; a year later, Fun 's Nate Ruess joined Adam Lambert and Queen for a show-stopping bow.

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Related Topix: Television, Clear Channel Communications, Media

The Alternative Press

Award-Winning Journalist, Author Chris Hedges to Speak At First...

The Presbyterian Church, USA believes that it is responsible "to speak on social and moral issues for the encouragement and instruction of the Church and its members, seeking earnestly both to know the mind of Christ and to speak always in humility and love." On Sunday, October 5th, the Presbyterian Church of Cranford , 11 Springfield Ave, Cranford, will be holding its annual Peacemaking Sunday with a special sermon presented by Chris Hedges at their 10AM worship service.

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Related Topix: Cranford, NJ, Media, National Public Radio

AmericanBankingNews.com

Cumulus Media Sees Significant Increase in Short Interest

Shares of Cumulus Media were the recipient of a large growth in short interest in August. As of August 29th, there was short interest totalling 17,880,921 shares, a growth of 27.6% from the August 15th total of 14,011,174 shares, Stock Ratings Network reports.

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Related Topix: Media Temple, Television, Junction Networks, Media, Cumulus Media

Sun Sep 14, 2014

New York Daily News

New president of NPR faces a host of challenges

NATIONAL Public Radio has an unbiased world-class product, says its new president. Now it just needs to sell it.

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Related Topix: National Public Radio, Media, Entertainment

North Platte Bulletin

D.C. observer: Time to take government back

National columnist, author and commentator Linda Killian recently came to Nebraska for a week to accompany Independent candidate Jim Jenkins on the campaign trail. Jenkins, Dave Domina, Ben Sasse as well as Independent candidate Todd Watson will take the stage at 7 p.m. Sunday at the North Platte High School to debate the issues in a forum hosted by Nebraska Educational Television.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Johanns, Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Media, National Public Radio

Forbes.com

You're A Brand: Dressing With Confidence

When other kids were getting back to school wardrobes from Sears, I insisted mine come from Neiman-Marcus. A passion for fashion was formed.

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Related Topix: National Public Radio, Media

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