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Under pressure, MasterCard stops doing business with Backpage.com – USA TODAY

Posted on 30 June 2015 by admin


Under pressure, MasterCard stops doing business with Backpage.com
USA TODAY
CHICAGO -- Under pressure from the sheriff of the second largest county in the USA, MasterCard announced on Tuesday that it will cease doing business with the online classified portal Backpage.com. The web site has long been the target of politicians ...

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Big Data and the Future of Business – MIT Technology Review

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Big Data and the Future of Business
MIT Technology Review
Big data will change business, and business will change society. The hope, of course, is that the benefits will outweigh the drawbacks, but that is mostly a hope. The big-data world is still very new, and, as a society, we're not very good at handling ...

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U.S. Stocks Reverse Course as Pressure Mounts for Greek PM – Fox Business

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Fox Business

U.S. Stocks Reverse Course as Pressure Mounts for Greek PM
Fox Business
Greece Crisis, Greece Bailout, Greece Debt, Greek Bailout. (Reuters). FOX Business: Capitalism Lives Here. U.S. stocks reversed course Tuesday, showing modest gains one day after Greek woes sent the Dow 350 points lower in the worst selloff of the year.
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Emerson Electric to spin off network power business – Reuters

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Emerson Electric to spin off network power business
Reuters
U.S. factory automation equipment maker Emerson Electric Co (EMR.N) said it planned to spin off its network power business as part of its efforts to focus on high-growth businesses. The network power business, which makes power systems that help keep ...
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ConAgra to sell store-brand food business – U.S. News & World Report

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U.S. News & World Report

ConAgra to sell store-brand food business
U.S. News & World Report
Flags fly over ConAgra Foods world headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 30, 2015. ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand packaged food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the ...
UPDATE 4-ConAgra Foods to exit struggling private label businessReuters
ConAgra to Sell Its Private-Label BusinessNew York Times
ConAgra Foods to Exit Private Label BusinessFox Business

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A Stanford grad built a more advanced Instagram, and it racked up 250000 … – Business Insider

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A Stanford grad built a more advanced Instagram, and it racked up 250000 ...
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Polarr CEO Borui Wang thinks everyone is smart enough to master advanced photo editing software, and his new iOS app aims to eradicate the biggest barrier most people face: price. He and his team of seven had never built an app before, but saw an ...

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So long and thanks for all the ads! Here’s why Microsoft is exiting the $74 … – Business Insider

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So long and thanks for all the ads! Here's why Microsoft is exiting the $74 ...
Business Insider
Microsoft's exit from the display ad business has been a long time coming. It has slowly been shuttering ad products, while placing an increased focus on search. Here's why the company finally decided to essentially pull the plug on display advertising ...
Microsoft Exec: Bing Is a Self-sustaining BusinessTIME
AOL To Take Over Microsoft Display Ad Business; Bing To Power AOL SearchMarketing Land
Microsoft exits display ad business in key markets, reportedly shifting 1200 ...GeekWire
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Cenovus to Sell Royalty Business for $2.7 Billion – Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

Cenovus to Sell Royalty Business for $2.7 Billion
Wall Street Journal
The business, Heritage Royalty L.P., holds about 4.8 million acres of royalty interest and mineral fee title lands in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Cenovus has been exploring alternatives for the business, including an initial public offering ...
Cenovus Energy Agrees to Sell Oil-and-Gas Royalty BusinessNew York Times

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Jeb Bush dogged by decades of questions about business deals – Washington Post

Posted on 29 June 2015 by admin


Jeb Bush dogged by decades of questions about business deals
Washington Post
Today, as he works toward his run at the White House, Bush touts his business experience as a strength that gives him the skills and savvy to serve as the nation's chief executive. He has said he “worked my tail off” to succeed. As an announced ...

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Greece Imposes Capital Controls as Crisis Deepens – Fox Business

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Greece Imposes Capital Controls as Crisis Deepens
Fox Business
People stand in a queue to use ATM cash machine of a bank in central Athens, Sunday, June 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza). ATHENS – Greece moved to check the growing strains on its crippled financial system on Sunday, closing its banks and ...
GREEK BANK CEO: Greek banks will be closed on MondayBusiness Insider
Greece Will Close Banks to Stem Flood of WithdrawalsNew York Times
Greece closes banks, imposes capital controlsRT
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