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Needless markup: outlet stores' pricing not deceptive

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Rubenstein v. Neiman Marcus Group LLC, 2015 WL 1841254, No. CV 14–07155 (C.D. Cal. Mar. 2, 2015) Rubenstein bought two items of clothing from the Neiman Marcus Last Call Store (a discount store, as opposed to the usual upscale Neiman...Show More Summary

Grooveshark Faces $736 Million In Damages As Trial Resumes Today

The UMG vs. Grooveshark trial resumes in New York today. With the judge ruling last week that the company is liable for up to $736 million in damages, the jury is likely deciding whether or not Grooveshark will survive. Last week, the judge set a range of damages in the...

We're Using Natural Gas All Wrong for the Climate

Instead of substituting natural gas directly for coal in the power generation sector we should rather use it to displace electricity in end uses. Attention to this issue by policy makers can save untold gigatons of carbon dioxide emissions over the coming decades. read more

Israel Hits Assad, Hezbollah Targets in Syria and Lebanon

As the Washington Free Beacon said: “A series of missions by the Israeli Air Force struck targets related to the Syrian army and Hezbollah located on the border between Syria and Lebanon, according to multiple reports.” “One strike hit what a report in the Times of Israel refers to as “Syrian missile depots” on Wednesday. Another […]

Google's New Interface: Just Tell It What To Do

The search giant is creating a future where it doesn't just find you an answer; it wants to solve your problem. Google used to tell you how to do something. Now, it'll just do it for you. Read Full Story

Google Ventures On How To Design A Killer Website

To build the best consumer website, go shopping, says GV's Michael Margolis. What do buying coffee beans, making an investment, and choosing a doctor have in common? They're all forms of shopping. In each case, customers follow predictable processes for finding, evaluating, and narrowing options. Show More Summary

Utica Avenue, OneNYC, and New York’s growth

» New York’s Subway is at a breaking point with an exploding number of riders. Is it time to expand the system deeper into Brooklyn? It’s hard to fathom, but between 2009 and 2014—just five years—the New York Subway system’s ridership increased by 384 million annual rides, far more than any other U.S. Show More Summary

Meet Paula at #Armada15 and Learn How You Can Reach the Drug Channels Audience

Hey there, Drug Channels reader! Want to share your company’s ideas and vision with fellow readers? Then try a Sponsored Guest Post. These bylined posts let you deliver your thought leadership message directly to the Drug Channels community. Show More Summary

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Gay Marriage

Depending on your own views about traditional marriage versus gay/same-sex marriage, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case on it this term. Regardless, the decision would probably lead to outrage on the ‘losing’ side.

Ad Council turns to Google, 'social influences' for Creators for Good campaign

Whether it be Bono's RED campaign to fight AIDS or Sarah McLachlan's public service announcements about preventing animal cruelty, celebrities have long helped to raise awareness about social causes.

Despite Drought San Francisco Uses Drinking Water to Heat Hundreds of Buildings

As California enters its fourth year of a historic drought, the city of San Francisco is using drinking water to heat city hall and 170 other nearby buildings, CBS reports. The 80-year-old system heats water to make steam, which then provides heat to city hall and the other buildings. City hall reuses most of its […]

Latham & Watkins Tops the AmLaw 100 For the First Time

Congratulations Latham & Watkins LLP; you're the new top dog of the law-firm world.

SEALs die in training accident

The sad news that a second SEAL has passed from his injuries in a training accident at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Virginia. 34-year-old Special Warfare Operators 1st Class Brett Allen Marihugh and Seth Cody Lewis were found at the bottom of their Combat Swimmer Training Facility. Lewis died Friday and Marihugh passed yesterday. […]

HIT: Where We Stand and Where We Go From Here

By KAREN DeSALVO This post is adapted from DeSalvo’s talk at the annual meeting of the Health and Information Management Systems Society in Chicago last week. I am optimistic about the bright future we have to leverage health information technology to enable better health for everyone in this country. One year ago, we called upon […]

Embracing Big Data is a Must for Successful HR Departments

In the years since Big Data made its appearance in the mainstream consciousness, individual businesses have begun to integrate it into standard operating procedures. Human resources departments, in particular, benefit from data-driven systems. Show More Summary

Market Exclusivity Is Sometimes Too Much

Readers might remember a small company called Catalyst Pharmaceuticals, who have had a business plan that goes something like this: take the known small molecule that's used for the rare disease Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome LEMS, 3,4-diaminopyridine. Show More Summary

Dan Rather on Brian Williams: ‘It’s very hard to see how NBC brings him back’

Good morning. Here are 11 media stories. Evidence mounts against Brian Williams Leaks from inside NBC News that describe a damning internal investigation into suspended "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams do not bode well for his...Show More Summary

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