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Intelligence: Nordstrom and Target are Ready to Sell You Stuff on Instagram

Marketing and analytics firm Curalate thinks it has the answer to the puzzle of how to make Instagram easily shoppable.


Related Topix: Marketing

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

So if you're not eating cereal for breakfast, what are you eating?

Cold-cereal sales have been cold for years, but that doesn't mean that Americans have stopped eating breakfast.


Thu Aug 21, 2014


How Fox News silenced Obama on race

The lament has spread all across the media spectrum this week, as the crisis in Ferguson, Missouri unfolds and people search for answers to the police killing of unarmed teen Michael Brown.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO


Solar Industry Sees Potential PV Panel Shortage

Market analysts see a potential shortage of PV panels ahead. Some producers are planning new factories to keep up with strong demand as they face the first shortfall since 2006.


Related Topix: Buffalo, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Wired Adds Jessi Hempel, Promotes Mat Honan

Prior to that she worked at Businessweek . "Wired is for people who care deeply about the future as it applies to their every day lives," Hempel wrote about her new job .


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bad Astronomy Blog

Electric Motorcycles Go Mainstream With Harley's Livewire

It may not have that same attention-grabbing roar, but Harley's latest motorcycle has lots of other things going for it: for starters, a non-existent appetite for gasoline.


Related Topix: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Automakers

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Business Journal

Sandra Bullock to play Tupperware queen Brownie Wise in movie on her life

Hollywood's top-paid female actress will soon play the first woman to ever appear on the cover of Businessweek.


Related Topix: Gravity, Household Products, Tupperware, Celebrities, Sandra Bullock, Marketing

The Atlantic

Email Is Still the Best Thing on the Internet

"E-mail is dead, or at least that's what Silicon Valley is banking on," wrote Businessweek tech reporter Ashlee Vance .


Related Topix: Social Software

Wed Aug 13, 2014


Cinnabon tests lower-calorie sweet shop in Houston: Ready for bite-sized maple bacon rolls?

Is the era of high calorie treats over? Cinnabon , the mall-based purveyor of belt-busting, sugar coma-inducing treats, will bring Bon Bake Shop to Willowbrook Mall in September.


Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Daily Caller

Hewitt Calls Out Former CNN Reporter For Working For Qatari-Backed Al Jazeera [VIDEO]

Conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt held former CNN reporter Soledad O'Brien's feet to the fire over her current gig with Al Jazeera America, which is funded by the Qatari government, which backs Hamas and other Islamic terrorist organizations.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, US News, Conservative Political News

Mon Aug 11, 2014


Putin Pushes Talks Over Karabakh Amid Discord Near Russia

BusinessWeek / Bloomberg Aug 10 2014 Putin Pushes Talks Over Karabakh Amid Discord Near Russia By Ilya Arkhipov Talks between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan yielded nothing after Russian President Vladimir Putin brokered their first meeting in nine months following the deadliest clashes between the ex-Soviet republics in 20 years.


Related Topix: World News, Azerbaijan, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Ilham Aliyev, Russia

Thu Aug 07, 2014


Making fun of Silicon Valley is easy, but the next big thing always looks like a toy

Making fun of Silicon Valley and some of the silly startup ideas that get funded has become a popular sport, but as Y Combinator's Sam Altman points out, great things often start out looking pretty inconsequential It's become popular to make fun not just of the "bros" who run a lot of startups - the ones that Businessweek magazine chose to parody ... (more)


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Facebook

Silicon Valley Watcher

Businessweek Defends Silicon Valley And Its 'Bro' Culture

There's a lot of backlash out there around Silicon Valley and I think it's largely because of the hypocrisy in techies claiming to be changing the world yet they can't change anything in the very places where they live.


Related Topix: Twitter

What's really behind McDonald's one-minute drive-through promotion?

Anyone who's been in a McDonald's drive-through lately knows that the service isn't always fast.


Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food

Mon Aug 04, 2014

'Finally tonight' New 49ers Levi stadium not as grand as...

BusinessWeek didn't have much nice to say about the new $1.3 billion Levi Stadium for the San Francisco 49ers.


Related Topix: Opinion

Small Business Trends

Look Up at the Sky: Is it a Bird, a Plane? No, it's a Hashtag

Former flight instructor and veteran entrepreneur Patrick Walsh is revolutionizing the hashtag: by printing them 1,500 feet tall in the sky.


Fri Aug 01, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Restaurant Franchise Investments Require Detailed Due Diligence

It's not much of a useful analytical piece. The piece did not move the market, the Bloomberg editorial standard .


Thu Jul 31, 2014

Businessweek: Funding isn't the only hurdle for minority business women

A major hurdle for minority women in business is a lack of established social networks to provide support, according to a recent article in Bloomberg Businessweek .


The Inquirer & Mirror

Journalism in the digital age at heart of Geschke, Hays lectures

Politics, gender discrimination and the digital age of journalism are all on tap in upcoming lectures by speakers Stephen Shepard, Lynn Povich and Peter Baker, whose collective experience spans The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Saturday Review and BusinessWeek.


Related Topix: City University of New York, Nantucket, MA

Wed Jul 30, 2014


Susan Glasser Names WaPo's Eva Rodriguez Senior Editor of POLITICO Magazine

POLITICO Magazine editor Susan Glasser today announced to staff in a noon email that The Washington Post editorial writer Eva Rodriguez will join the magazine as senior editor.


Related Topix: Journalism, The Washington Post Company, Washington Post, Publishing, Takoma Park (Washington, DC)


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