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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Tune Out, Slow Down and Read

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Widevine Technologies, Marketing

5 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

Insider Selling: Kevin M. Cameron Unloads 3,300 Shares of WebMD Health Corp. Stock

WebMD Health Corp. Director Kevin M. Cameron unloaded 3,300 shares of the company's stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, September 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.61, for a total value of $160,413.00.

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Related Topix: Medscape, WebMD Health

9 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

WebMD Health Corp. Announces Final Results of Its Tender Offer

WebMD Health Corp. announced today the final results of its tender offer to purchase up to 2,000,000 shares of its Common Stock at a price of WebMD has accepted for purchase 2,000,000 shares of its Common Stock, including all "odd lots" properly tendered, at a purchase price of . Based on the final tabulation by American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Depositary for the tender offer, approximately 4.9 million shares of WebMD Common Stock were properly tendered and neither withdrawn nor tendered conditionally by stockholders with conditions that were not met.

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Related Topix: Medscape, WebMD Health

12 hrs ago | Light Reading

Google Working With FAA on US Drone License

Google appears to be staffing up its recently acquired Titan Aerospace solar drone operation as it works to get a license from the Federal Aviation Authority to test the massive unmanned aircraft in the US. These positions include engineers, a technical writer and an "FAA Quality Assurance" program manager.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, ITA Software, Enterprise Mobile, Widevine Technologies, AdMob

14 hrs ago | LXer Linux News

LXer Weekly Roundup for 14-Sept-2014

Ready to be published? LXer is read by around 350,000 individuals each month, and is an excellent place for you to publish your ideas, thoughts, reviews, complaints, etc. Do you have something to say to the Linux community? Publish it here.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Ubuntu

18 hrs ago | ZDNet

Google lures startups to cloud following with $100,000 credit

Google is offering startups $100,000 in credit to turn to the firm's cloud services -- rather than rivals such as Amazon. Google has ramped up competition in the cloud space by enticing startups to join its cloud following in return for $100,000 in credit.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AdMob

21 hrs ago | Reuters

Google to launch Android One, phones to be priced at around $105

Google Inc will launch in India on Monday the first smartphones under its Android One project, pricing them at around 6,399 rupees to capture the low-cost segment of the world's fastest growing smartphone market. The Mountain View-Based company tied up with Indian mobile players Micromax, Karbonn and Spice Mobiles to launch the affordable phones, which are powered by its operating system and aimed at emerging markets.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, ITA Software, Widevine Technologies, AdMob, Marketing

21 hrs ago | The Times of India

Apple's digital wallet: Will it kill the credit card?

NEW YORK: Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. On Tuesday, the company announced Apple Pay, a digital payment system that lets people pay for retail store purchases using their phones rather than cash or credit cards.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Travelers Express Company

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Big Apple

"To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world"

Listen to Robert Emmerich introduce The Big Apple , a hit song from 1937. Music written by Bob and performed by Tommy Dorsey's Clambake Seven with Bob on piano.

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Business Insurance

Wearable devices soar in popularity and pose new privacy risks to employers

Employers should prepare for thorny privacy and liability issues likely to emerge with the growing popularity of wearable devices, such as Google Glass, and their inevitable appearance in the workplace. The Apple Watch, expected to be available to buy starting in January, will add another hot consumer gadget to the mix.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, New York

Channelnewsasia.com

Alibaba flotation gives fresh life to Yahoo

China's Alibaba will star on Wall Street with its upcoming stock offering, but US-based Yahoo also gets a windfall, which may help the turnaround efforts of the fading Internet pioneer. NEW YORK: China's Alibaba will star on Wall Street with its upcoming stock offering, but US-based Yahoo also gets a windfall, which may help the turnaround efforts of the fading Internet pioneer.

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Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Alibaba, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Tumblr

CNN

Walgreens and CVS Ramp up Vaccine Sales as Social Media cry out for the CDC Fraud to STOP

Walgreens/CVS have lost their mind and are added to the Boycott list as millions of Americans on Social Media learn the Truth of the CDC Fraud,Cover up and Lying to the American people as thousands of people are hurt and killed by Vaccines. Google: CDC Whistleblower YouTube #Hearthiswell and Twitter #CDCwhistleblower Walgreens extends campaign to become year-round initiative, with goal to donate value of 6 million vaccines through Foundation's Shot@Life campaign DEERFIELD, Ill., September 09, 2014 - Walgreens and the United Nations Foundation today announced the launch of the "Get a Shot.

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Related Topix: Walgreens, Retail, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Slow Money invests in small food enterprises

If you're geeky about Wall Street and investing, it may not matter whether you're placing trades with your broker or standing in line at the grocery store - the world of finance is never far from your thoughts. Here are some top spots! If you're geeky about Wall Street and investing, it may not matter whether you're placing trades with your broker or standing in line at the grocery store - the world of finance is never far from your thoughts.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Forbes.com

Google's $145 Million Clean Energy Investment Puts Solar Atop Old Oil Field

I'm a literature geek fascinated by the transformative role that technology plays in business. I started covering cleantech in 2007, with a particular focus on practical solutions that help companies, cities and communities get closer to their sustainability goals.As a Senior Writer with GreenBiz.com , I chronicle how tech helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiency, conserve water and shrink waste.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Arts, Literature, Journalism, Canada,

Sat Sep 13, 2014

South China Morning Post

Chinese firms closing gap on US tech giants like Google

If Alibaba's IPO raises US$21 billion as expected, the previous record flotation by Facebook and Visa will have been bested and Alibaba's valuation could be almost as much as Amazon's. No Chinese company has wide international brand recognition, but e-commerce giant Alibaba may change that.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Google, Startups, Internet, Science / Technology, Opinion

SOA World Magazine

@Jelastic Introduces 'Platform-as-Infrastructure' for #DevOps at @CloudExpo

Jelastic delivers Platform-as-Infrastructure, the integration of Infrastructure-as-a-Service and Platform-as-a-Service, delivering a scalable, manageable and highly available cloud for enterprises, hosting providers and developers. Open source software is powering the most successful public cloud offerings including Amazon and Google.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, AppZero, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, DLP Mobile

NBC Los Angeles

Report: Google Workers Lived in Office Parking Lots

For almost a decade, a "small band of Google" workers have avoided Silicon Valley rents by living close to work -- as in, at work. As in, in their cars or in campers in the company parking lots, according to reports.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Wireless Design & Development

Project Wing: Google's Delivery-Drone Service

Friends and colleagues were aware, at some level, that Nick Roy, a researcher in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory , had been using his sabbatical to take on some sort of robotics-related role at Google. But few people knew the full scope of his work until this past week, when Google X - the infamous idea incubator known for Google Glass, self-driving cars, and wireless hot-air balloons - unveiled a video introducing Project Wing, an ambitious delivery-drone initiative that Roy has overseen for the past two years.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob, Science, Computer Science

Business Journal

Google steps up its support of American Underground

Google has extended $100,000 cloud credit to each startup in its entrepreneurship network - including the companies at American Underground's three-campus network. Adam Klein , chief strategist at American Underground, was in Mountain View, California, for the in-person announcement.

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Related Topix: ITA Software, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, AdMob, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Investor's Business Daily

Google To Invest In Some Startups That Use Its Cloud

The offer is part of Google's new Cloud Platform for Startups program, announced on Friday at the Google For Entrepreneurs Global Partner Summit, according to TechCrunch . Benefits offered to eligible early-stage companies in the startup program also include technical support from Google's cloud engineers.

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