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These Guys Met On Craigslist And 2 Years Later Their Startup Raised...

Remember last December, when Beyonc caused a music industry firestorm by releasing her new album via her website and iTunes a full week before retailers like Amazon and Target could sell it? Well, unbeknownst to them, these three guys were part of the controversy.

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Related Topix: Online Music, Boulder, CO

Thu Apr 17, 2014

TheCourier.com

Survey says Marathona s workers a most satisfieda

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp. has the most satisfied workers in the U.S., Business Insider website, based in New York, reported Thursday.

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Related Topix: Findlay, OH, Kinder Morgan Management, Financial Services, Energy, Kinder Morgan, Oil & Gas

New York Business.com

Morning 10: City minimum wage | Trading subpoenas | Sandy relief probe

State legislators from New York City announced a new initiative Wednesday to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for workers at businesses with annual sales of at least $50 million.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New Times, New York, Greenwich Village (New York, NY), Fox Interactive Media, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

The Daily Caller

The joke's on them: High-ranked states in 'Rich States, Poor States' perform better

The 7th edition of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index was released yesterday and has received attention from all angles.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Conservative Political News, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

GoDaddy Released This Woman's Personal Information To A Spammer, And Now She's Being Harassed

A woman is claiming that she is being cyber-harassed after Web hosting service GoDaddy revealed her email address to a spammer about two years ago.

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Related Topix: Email Spam, Blog News

People's Daily Online

Business Insider: smartphone industry opportunity in China

The combination photo taken on Oct. 24 shows people use smart phones on streets in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, Oct. 24, 2013.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Internet, Science / Technology

Examiner.com

China's failing economy reflects inherent weakness of state control

Though economists from AFP and Bloomberg forecast Chinese 1Q2014 GDP at 7.3%, it rose to 7.4%, still lower than the 7.5% growth rate the Chinese government has officially set.

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Small Business Trends

The Sky is the Limit as Google Acquires High Altitude Drone Company

Google has come one step closer to making its balloon-powered Internet initiative, Project Loon , a reality.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

US News & World Report

Anthony Weiner Doesn't Like Playing a Scandal Expert on TV

These days, former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., goes simply by "Anthony" and wears casual gray V-necks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors

Connecticut Post

Most popular jobs in the US

North Carolina Textile winding, twisting and drawing out machine setters Average annual wage: $24,120 Photo: Channi Anand, Associated Press Ohio Foundry mold and coremakers Average annual wage: $31,300 Photo: AJ Mast South Dakota Residential advisers Average annual wage: $23,680 Photo: Dave Martin, AP Wisconsin Foundry mold and coremakers Average ... (more)

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Related Topix: Associated Press, Connecticut

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Journal

Most popular job in Arizona: Plasterers

So what is the most popular job in Arizona? We figured it had to be something related to real estate and construction since the state's economy has long been centered around growth and development.

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Alabama Live

Did Alabama rank on Business Insider's list of Most Normal States?

O n Monday, Business Insider published a list of 11 Most Normal States in America .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CNN

Google Glass targeted as symbol by anti-tech crowd

Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected.

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Related Topix: Startups, Digg

International Business Times

HTC One M8 Plastic Based Economic Model Tipped to Debut in May: Report

Chinese media house, TMT Post citing sources has claimed that HTC is prepping to release cheaper HTC One M8 model in May. Only discernible difference is said to be the plastic casing, and everything else will remain the same as the metal-clad model.

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Related Topix: HTC

Triple Pundit

UPS Backs Down-Cancels Move to Fire 250 Drivers

UPS is rescinding its move to fire 250 Queens, N.Y. Teamsters Local 804 drivers, who took part in a 90-minute walk-out on Feb. 26, after city and state officials urged the company to negotiate with the drivers' union or face the prospect of canceled contracts.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Re/code

Five Fascinating Nuggets From This Giant Fred Wilson Q&A

Business Insider today published a very good interview with Fred Wilson , a managing partner at Union Square Ventures, and perhaps the most well-known New York City venture capitalist today.

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Related Topix: Tumblr, Social Software, Startups, Facebook

VentureBeat

New York VC Fred Wilson wants to push his fellow partners into the spotlight

"I'd like to try to tone it down as much as possible and push them out into the forefront.

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Seeking Alpha

Why Stocks Won't Crash

Many stock markets are only marginally off record highs and yet there's already a growing chorus of calls for a larger correction or crash.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Uptown Almanac

This Crazy, Old Zoning Trick Probably Won't Solve Your Housing Situation

At some point, technology reporters will figure out that maybe it's not the best idea to wander off their beat and wade into the roiling torrent of housing affordability and real estate development issues without doing some homework first.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, Berkeley, CA

Daily Kos

The UPS Workers Got Their Jobs Back

Some of you may recall this Diary from last week regarding UPS' decision to fire 250 of its Queens, NY drivers for conducting a 90-minute walkout to protest the questionable firing of a longtime union member.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, US News, Liberal Political News

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