American Business News for 27 Sep 2016
All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world's first known commercial cultivation. In the birthplace of the industry, many Massachusetts growers... whose …
Have you had a chance to see one your virtual mentors in real life? If you haven't, a conference may be your solution.
Yahoo's massive data breach is attracting the attention of Washington lawmakers. Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to investigate Yahoo and whether it kept... users and investors informed about the hack that exposed encrypted passwords and other e-mail account details. Warner, on the Senate's banking committee, asked for the probe...
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Airbnb is allowing homeowners to advertise "rooms of doom" that accommodate as many as 30 people by stuffing beds into laundry rooms and air mattresses into kitchens, two state legislators charged... Monday. State Sens. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx) and Diane Savino (D-SI) said a review of Airbnb ads during the first two weeks of August found...
The music industry on Monday sued a German technology company for allegedly distributing MP3 files it ripped from videos streamed on YouTube. PMD Technologie UG, in a process known as stream-ripping,... illegally removed the audio tracks from various YouTube videos and then converted them to easily downloadable MP3 files -- which it then distributed through...
Walt Disney Co. is reportedly in talks to join Salesforce, Google and a list of companies interested in offering a bid to acquire Twitter. The platform has continuously struggled to sustain its... momentum.
Proxy betting, with high rollers making bets by phone, just banned in Macau, is spreading across Southeast Asia.
Late Friday afternoon, the Department of Energy released an updated performance report on the MOX Fuel Fabrication Facility (MFFF). DOE's internal Office of Project Management Oversight and Assessment... in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers produced the report using assumptions and data provided by DOE leadership.
In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist... lie" …
Twice elected mayor of the Korean capital, Park Won-Soon is crusading against domination of the South Korean economy by enormous conglomerates known as chaebol. The question is whether small and... medium enterprises (SMEs) can ever gain the heft and momentum of the giants, led by the Samsung, Hyundai Motor, LG and SK empires.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump redoubled his attack on the Federal Reserve and its chairwoman, Janet Yellen, accusing the central bank of "doing political things" by keeping interest... rates low.
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Will Germany's chancellor Angela Merkel let Deutsche Bank go kaput? Germany's largest bank scrambled to contain damage to its share price on Monday, after a European report said that it probably... wouldn't get a government bailout -- increasing the likelihood that a major settlement with US prosecutors could bury the 146-year-old bank. Merkel has ruled...
Donald Trump on Tuesday morning lamented that NBC's Lester Holt, the moderator of Monday night's debate, and asked him unfair questions and declined to ask Hillary Clinton about her emails or the... Benghazi attack. "I had some hostile questions, but that was okay," Trump said on "Fox and Friends" Tuesday morning when asked how he thought the debate went.
Another piece of Nielsen's total audience measurement rollout has fallen into place, as the company will launch its new digital content ratings metric this week. The ratings metric measures audiences... across desktop and mobile devices for all content, including video, audio and text. Digital content ratings, which is a core component of the company's total audience measurement tool, will be available for all Nielsen clients beginning on Friday, the company announced this morning. The syndicated release provides a daily measure of audiences with the same apples-to-apples metrics used for linear ratings. The syndicated clients involved with digital content ratings include BuzzFeed, Vice, Mashable, PopSugar, Discovery, Freeform, Kik, AOL, A&E and Tastemade. Last week, Nielsen solidified...
Security breaches have far-reaching effects because of password reuse, experts say.
You can't learn anything new while you're talking, yet many business people never seem to stop. It's a sad spiral, since the more you talk, the less both of you really hear.
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Blake Mycoskie, founder of TOMS, explains why companies that are started just for personal gain rarely succeed.
The European Commission has warned ice skating's governing body that it appears to break antitrust rules by threatening speedskaters who want to compete in unauthorized commercial events with bans... from …
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Airtel says Reliance Jio's call drops are due to its own 'under-preparedness', insufficient testing efforts and acquiring a large number of customers at the pre-launch stage itself
By Alicia Tillman, Chief Marketing Officer, SAP Ariba
Wounded and angry, this morning on Fox Trump went after that Miss Universe pageant winner who Hillary brought up in the debate. Trump said she was "the worst" and "gained a massive amount of weight... and it was a real problem."