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2 hrs ago | InformationWeek

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The Excel enhancements on the iPad are definitely a huge step up for usability. We like to use Google Sheets for it's simplicity, but there are times when we want to do more advanced operations and that's where Excel on the desktop thrives.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Keyboards

7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

San Jose: Robots are fair game at Santa Clara County Fair

The fair's director of marketing, Steve Stagnaro, tries to add a new attraction to the fair each year.

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Related Topix: San Jose, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Science / Technology, Robots

11 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

P&G to shed up to 100 brands

Procter & Gamble Co. is dramatically pruning its product lineup to focus on the most popular of its household staples.

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Related Topix: Procter and Gamble, Household Products

12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

LinkedIn Sales Forecast Exceeds Estimates as Growth Recovers

LinkedIn Corp. showed investors it can reignite sales after more than a year of slowing growth, with a forecast for third-quarter revenue that topped estimates.

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Related Topix: LinkedIn, Startups, Social Software, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA, Sales, Business News

16 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

Whole Foods AL expansion timed with major marketing push

On the heels of Whole Foods Market's expansion in Alabama comes word that the grocer is preparing to launch its first national market campaign.

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Related Topix: Whole Foods Market, Huntsville, AL, Montgomery, AL

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Vancouver Sun

Portland, Oregon, gives up on marketing public toilets, will settle for royalties

This Nov. 9, 2010 photo shows a Portland Loo in downtown Portland, Ore. The Oregonian reports the city has now agreed to allow the toilet's manufacturer to set the price and market the toilets, giving the city a royalty.

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Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Long Beach studio CEO launches indie film-funding program, calls for submissions

Rodric David inside one of his very large studios, at Thunder Studios Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival

Carlsbad Current-Argus

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Animals at the Oakland Zoo were treated to a buffet of tropical fruit after a truck spilled its shipment on a freeway.

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Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

WFTV Orlando

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines ending partnership

Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, as the airline has come under fire from animal rights activists over the relationship.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines

Examiner.com

College students use marketing to tackle acquaintance/date-rape crisis

The Institute established an "Innovate Against Rape" website, Facebook page and hashtag to encourage sharing ideas for new products/services to prevent sexual violence.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Carnegie Mellon University

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Whole Foods plans major marketing push

The assistant to the wealthy businessman at the center of the corruption case against ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified about arranging trips for the former first family.

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Related Topix: Retail, Whole Foods Market, Grocery, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Associated Press, Prison

CIO

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system that can be used to test chips and associated hardware based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers with the aim of standardizing that market.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, CPU, Advanced Micro Devices, Startups

Wed Jul 30, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Samsung Electronics' 2Q profit miss forecast

Samsung Electronics Co. reported lower-than-expected profit for the second quarter on Thursday and said it was uncertain if handset business profit would improve during the current period.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Samsung Electronics Co, Electronics, Computers

ABC News

Crystal CEO Contests Subpoena in Sweetener Lawsuit

Lawyers for the corn syrup industry said Wednesday that American Crystal Sugar Co.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Business Journal

Low-tech marketing: The minds behind El Arroyo's iconic signs

El Arroyo's iconic signs have built up a cult following in Austin for the witty humor on display daily.

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Related Topix: Austin, TX, Weird

The Modesto Bee

$500K in chargers stolen from Union City warehouse

Brian Westphal, chief marketing officer of UNU Electronics, says the thieves gained access by cutting a 2-foot by 3-foot hole in large metal loading doors at the facility in Union City.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

Park Record

What's a group selfie? Usie

"Usies are a growing trend that I think have far more social value than selfies," said Michal Ann Strahilevitz, a professor of marketing at Golden Gate University in San Francisco who studies consumer behavior.

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Related Topix: Golden Gate University, Park City, UT

Brandon Sun

Testing company ExamSoft says processing issue caused delay in bar exam submissions across US

Florida-based testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. said a processing issue has caused delays for bar exam takers in multiple states who were submitting their answers.

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Related Topix: Computers, Minnesota

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Billions of GI Bill funds go to for-profit schools

A report to be released Wednesday from the office of Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, a critic of the for-profit education industry who chairs the Senate Education Committee, finds that for-profit colleges received $1.7 billion in Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits in the 2012-2013 school term.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Corinthian Colleges, Santa Ana, CA, Business News

Wall Street Journal

Startup Voyat Looks to Hotel Wi-Fi Sign-Ins for Marketing Opportunities

Could Wi-Fi connections help hotels avoid the intermediaries that dent their profit margins? A startup called Voyat is betting on it.

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Related Topix: Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology

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