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Wednesday | Business Journal

Q&A: Joel Comm markets his social media message

The Internet marketing world wouldn't be quite complete without Joel Comm . He's an author, speaker, consultant and digital media marketing expert.


Related Topix: Marketing

Tue Apr 15, 2014


Yahoo, Telemundo Target U.S. Hispanic Market

Search giant Yahoo and Telemundo, which is owned by NBC Universal Television Group, announced on Wednesday that they're joining forces and merging their websites to create Yahoo! Telemundo, a site meant to draw users from the United States' large Hispanic population, the Associated Press reports via BusinessWeek .


Grub Street

Crumbs Bake Shop's Cronut Knockoffs Headed to BJ's Wholesale Clubs

Last year was a rough one for the venerated Great American Frosted Cupcake, what with various indicators of industry turmoil and the improbable ascent of Dominique Ansel's Cronut .


Related Topix: BJs Wholesale Club, Retail

John Locke Foundation

Businessweek mentions one Medicaid problem

Those who have cautioned North Carolina against expanding its troubled Medicaid program will read with interest an article from the latest Bloomberg Businessweek .


Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, North Carolina, Health Insurance, Non-Profit, Medicine

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Google purchases drone company Titan Aerospace

The acquisition will likely help the tech company with Project Loon, which aims to provide more people worldwide with access to the Internet.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

These Beautiful Photos Show The Epicenter Of America's Lowrider Culture

A "lowrider" is a vehicle that's been modified so it rides lower to the ground than originally specified in an effort to improve performance and aesthetics.


Related Topix: California, California Government


Staples Offering 3D Printing Services

In a big move for the adoption of 3D printing, Staples has begun offering 3D printing services at a pair of stores, according to a BusinessWeek story Friday.


Phoenix New Times

Coffee Flour Is a Gluten-Free, Nutrient Rich Alternative

Hearing the words coffee flour might immediately make you think of some caffeinated food gimmick, but the new product is about sustainability and health more than providing a java jolt to your favorite pastry recipes.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Supplement, Life, Food, Recipes, Fruits

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Resource Investing News

Putin to Sign 30-year Gas Deal with China

Businessweek reported that Russian leader Vladimir Putin is looking to sign a deal to supply pipeline gas to China for the next 30 years.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Boing Boing

Condoleezza Rice, surveillance and torture fan, joins Dropbox board

You don't need Mike Judge to remind you how dumb the valley is. Buried on page 3 of a Businessweek story by Brad Stone and Ari Levy, via Sam Biddle at Valleywag : Dropbox has also added a prominent fourth member to a board of directors that Houston has until now kept small-Condoleezza Rice.


Related Topix: Privacy

Florida Trend

First data in 33 years shows 4,000 Medicare millionaires

Medicare paid almost 4,000 doctors and medical professionals more than $1 million apiece in 2012, including seven who received more than $10 million.


Related Topix: Medicine, Ophthalmology, Orlando, FL, Orange County, FL

Fri Apr 04, 2014


Whitman Jumps to No. 55 on Bloomberg Businessweek's List of Best Undergraduate Business Schools

Bloomberg Businessweek released today its 2014 Ranking of Best Undergraduate Business Schools.


Related Topix: Syracuse University, Standardized Testing, Education

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Marvel Studios Making Plans Through 2028, Other Spin-Off Films Possible

Back in August , Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige made mention of the fact that they were making plans for their future films that stretched all the way to 2021, which seemed like a long ways off at the time.


Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Political SUICIDE

Sean Kilpatrick / THE CANADIAN PRESS files Conservative MP Steven Fletcher tabled two private memberi 1 2s bills on assisted suicide and says the public wants the debate.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Opinion, Travel

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Is Ronald McDonald the Real Burger King?

Fast food joints are facing tough times. And while McDonald's sales still aren't what the company would like , it's still doing more business than its rival burger chains, including its biggest competitor, Burger King , according to a recent BusinessWeek report.


Related Topix: Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Life, Fast Food, Food

Thu Mar 27, 2014


'Yummies': Meet The New Worst Marketing Buzzword Ever

Thank god for the world's marketing departments. Without them, who would tirelessly work to ruin the English language? The latest salvo comes from retail analysts at HSBC, who have coined a new term that makes my brain bleed brain-blood: "Yummies."


Related Topix: Marketing, Autos

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Book trade news from Book2book

Phaidon Press Names Keith Fox CEO

Art and architecture book publisher Phaidon Press has named Keith Fox CEO. He was most recently the president of the construction division at McGraw Hill Financial, which publishes Architectural Record and GreenSource Magazine among other publications.


Tue Mar 25, 2014


Businessweek: Myanmar's growing-and dangerous-jade trade

In the final three quarters of 2013, export earnings from Myanmar's jade trade reached $920 million-up more than a third from a year earlier-according to newly released figures from the country's Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development.


Mon Mar 24, 2014

Insider Monkey

Hedge Fund News: David Einhorn, Edward Lampert & Carl Icahn

Ever since the story first broke, more than five weeks ago, that David Einhorn was suing Seeking Alpha, the Israeli financial website has been very, very quiet on the topic.


Related Topix: IGN Entertainment, Fox Interactive Media, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Sat Mar 22, 2014

The Real Deal

Relateda s Jay Cross discusses his approach to public space

There hasn't been a great public space built in New York City in a very long time, according to Related's Jay Cross, who is overseeing Hudson Yards - the biggest U.S. real estate development on record.



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