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  1. Activision Blizzard Looks to Invest in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Wall Street Journal

    The longtime head of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based gaming giant was in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday eyeing opportunities to invest in locally produced content. He's eager to tie up with partners in the Arab world and cater to the region's roughly 300 million Arabic-speaking population.

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  2. JFK Nephew Bobby Shriver in Tight RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | The Wall Street Journal

    On a warm October afternoon, Bobby Shriver -nephew of John F. Kennedy , brother of Maria Shriver , and FOB - was on a street corner near a gas station putting up campaign signs in his quest for an office few people outside Southern California know exists, and few here understand. The 60-year-old Democrat and former mayor of Santa Monica is criss-crossing the vast grid of Los Angeles County for debates and small-town parades, walking the routes to shake hands with locals.

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  3. UBeam Investors Plug In $10 Million to Get Rid of Device ChargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | Wall Street Journal

    People who use multiple mobile devices often find themselves with a tangle of power cords that are needed for recharging. Startup uBeam Inc .

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  4. Should FDA Use Surrogate Markers to Approve Cancer Drugs? A Reader PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Should the FDA approve cancer drugs based on extending or improving the quality of life? Or should the agency rely on so-called surrogate markers, such as shrinking a tumor? The issue has been batted around as the FDA increasingly relies on a program known as accelerated approval to endorse a growing number of cancer medications using surrogates. Approval can be made if such a measure is "reasonably likely" to predict a clinical benefit, such as increased survival or an improved quality of life.

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  5. With New Film 'The Book of Life,' Studio Launches Virtual Reality UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Advertisements for the coming movie "The Book of Life" feature the film's color-saturated Land of the Remembered, a mystical world occupied by the deceased. The studio behind the film, Reel FX Creative Studios, wants viewers to travel there themselves after seeing the movie - via virtual reality.

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  6. Helping Marketers Hold On to What They've Got, Retention Science Raises $7M Series ARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    To help marketers understand and generate additional business from existing customers, WaJao Inc., better known as Retention Science , raised $7 million in Series A funding, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned.

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  7. Five Art Projects Looking for Some Crowd LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Lorenzo De Medici has been dead for more than 500 years, but art has a new patron: the public.

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  8. Wells Fargo Developing Beacon Technology Services for MerchantsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    With many of the bank's merchant customers seeing a drop in foot traffic, in large part due to competition from Internet businesses, the technology would give retailers a competitive tool by allowing them to acknowledge customers and offer promotional coupons in real time, and mall operators the ability to engage consumers electronically with ... (more)

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  9. Wells Fargo Developing Beacon Technology Services for MerchantsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    With many of the bank's merchant customers seeing a drop in foot traffic, in large part due to competition from Internet businesses, the technology would give retailers a competitive tool by allowing them to acknowledge customers and offer promotional coupons in real time, and mall operators the ability to engage consumers electronically with ... (more)

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  10. Hello Echo Spoofs Paranoia in 'Watch Through the Lines'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Joseph Heller wrote in "Catch-22" that "just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they aren't after you," an idea that resonates in Hello Echo's new video for "Watch Through the Lines."

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  11. TrueCar CEO Hopes IPO is Pit Stop On Road to Becoming Big BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    He was able to bring the car pricing startup from the brink of collapse in 2012 and went public Friday in a tough IPO market that saw the two-sided car-buying marketplace price at $9 per share, well below the $12-$14 range the company had estimated two weeks ago.

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  12. AOL Buys Online Marketer Tool Convertro for Nearly $100 MillionRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    AOL has agreed to acquire Convertro, a big-data tool for online marketers, according to two people familiar with the discussions.

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  13. AOL Buys Online Marketer Tool Convertro for Nearly $100 MillionRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    AOL has agreed to acquire Convertro, a big-data tool for online marketers, according to two people familiar with the discussions.

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