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13 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

Nonprofits tap next generation

Members of The Associates, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation's under-40 fundraising arm, at the Race for Open Space cocktail party this summer.


Related Topix: New-Wave, Nantucket, MA, Non-Profit

Mon Jul 21, 2014


Microsoft reveals bankruptcy of devices strategy by dumping Nokia feature phones

Microsoft was right to ax the feature phone business it inherited when it bought Nokia's handset business for $7.2 billion, analysts said today.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, New-Wave, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Poll shows widespread concern over housing prices, support for affordable housing construction

You may have known this intuitively, but a new poll is confirming what's on many San Franciscan's minds: Voters here are overwhelmingly concerned about the affordability and availability of housing, particularly for families, artists and middle class residents.


Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Mexico, New-Wave, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Street Fight

Surge Seen in Online Political Ads, But Which Sites Will Be Winners?

Digital platforms traditionally haven't gotten too much in the way of political ad spending, but new projections from Borrell Associates show online outlets making a big leap this year amid the midterms - going from $14.1 million in 2010 to $211.2 million in 2014.


Related Topix: Borrell Associates, New-Wave

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Motley Fool

Apple, Inc.: The War For Your Living Room Stretches Beyond Borders

The envelope, please ... And yet, you'd be wrong. Roku is the most-used streaming media player in the U.S., Parks Associates reports .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, New-Wave, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touch App, iPhone and iPad App

Tue Jul 15, 2014

ABC News

More than Half Back Immigration Plan; Ratings Weak for Obama, GOP Leaders

More than half of Americans in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll support a White House plan to address an influx of Central American children crossing the border from Mexico, though the president himself receives poor ratings for handling the issue - as do his Republican critics in Congress.


Related Topix: US News, Washington Post, Publishing, US Politics, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, New-Wave

Sat Jul 12, 2014


Roku sales continue to grow, as does market share and usage

From its humble beginnings just five years ago, Roku has seen its sales and market share grow significantly and the set-tops now account for about 46 percent of all set-top box sales in the U.S. Additionally, Rokus have the greatest usage of set-top owners, even defeating the Apple TV.


Related Topix: New-Wave

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Washington Examiner

Don't blame John McLaughlin for Eric Cantor's defeat

Rep. Eric Cantor 's loss to largely unknown primary challenger Dave Brat surprised everyone.


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave, Comedy Movies, New-Wave

Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Detroit News

In China, BMW courts male Mini drivers

How much do women in China love BMW's Mini? Perhaps a bit too much for Mini's comfort.


Related Topix: MINI Cooper, Mini, Coupe, Hatchback, Convertible, SUV, BMW, BMW X6, JD Power and Associates, Advertising, New-Wave, Audi A3, Audi, Wagon, Sedan