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The Expanding World of Poverty Capitalism

Thomas B. Edsall, New York Times: In Orange County, California, the probation department's "supervised electronic confinement program," which monitors the movements of low-risk offenders, has been outsourced to a private company, Sentinel Offender Services.... Show More Summary

Email a giant waste of time

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Companies are taking measures to limit the volume of internal email and its insidious effect on productivity, reports The New York Times.

Alibaba Set To Launch IPO Roadshow Week Of September 8: New York Times

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is set to start formally pitching its New York initial public offering to investors in the week of Sept. 8, the New York Times reported, citing an unnamed person briefed on the decision. Show More Summary

Tech Wire: Square Seeks $200 Million in New Funding

Looks like things aren't just credit card swipes and sunshine for the mobile payment system Square. The New York Times speculates that the company may be facing some financial hardships. As Bloomberg sources reported earlier this week, Square is...

Time Warner drops bid for a piece of Vice Media

3 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

New York Times | The Huffington Post Time Warner is no longer in talks to purchase a stake in Vice Media, Jonathan Mahler wrote for The New York Times Friday. The deal reportedly fell through because the two companies could not agree how much Vice Media was worth, Mahler writes. Show More Summary

Report: Vice's Deal Talks With Time Warner Fall Through

Talks for a deal between Vice and Time Warner have fallen through after the two sides could not reach an agreement on the value of Vice, according to a report in the New York Times. Reports of negotiations between the two companies emerged...Show More Summary

Apple will appeal court decision to deny sales ban on Samsung devices

We learned on Wednesday that Apple was denied a request to have certain Samsung devices banned from sale in the ongoing patent case between the two companies, and today The New York Times reports that Apple will appeal that decision. A judge this week issued a decision denying a sales ban, and Apple on Friday […]

New York Times Smears Texas

HOUSTON, Texas -- Business is booming and companies are hiring in Texas. As a result, the state is home to the fastest growing cities in the nation. New York Times' columnist Paul Krugman recently penned an op-ed called "Wrong Way Nation,"...Show More Summary

Time Warner Cable suffers major outage; New York launches probe

The outage to all of its Internet customers across 29 states began at about 4:30 a.m. EDT, said company spokesman Bobby Amirshahi. The outage came at a critical time for Time Warner, which is working to win FCC approval of a $45 billion proposed merger with Comcast Corp, the largest U.S.

Journalist Dave Itzkoff Lands Deal For Robin Williams Biography

3 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff has landed a deal with Henry Holt and Company to pen a biography about the late Robin Williams. Williams (pictured, via) had passed on in early August 2014. Executive editor Paul Golob negotiated the deal with Daniel Greenberg of the Levine Greenberg Rostan Literary Agency. Show More Summary

New York Times: Digital Subscription Growth Slowing, Business No Longer Sustainable As Is

By Gary Bourgeault: There are hard times ahead for the New York Times (NYSE:NYT) and its shareholders, as the company cannot sustain itself as it has been with digital revenue growth, seeing that is slowing down while print ad revenue continues to plummet. Show More Summary

Burger King Inversion - Dealbook Misses the Mark

In addition to that disappointing op-ed from Greg Mankiw, The New York Times missed the facts on the Burger King merger with Tim Horton: Though the two companies are expected to argue that a merger would bring a host of strategic benefits, it would nevertheless count as a so-called corporate inversion. Show More Summary

Patent Monopolies: The Reason Drug Companies Pushed Opiods

The New York Times reported on lawsuits being filed by the City of Chicago and two California counties over the promotion of painkillers. The suit charges that the companies promoted OxyContin and other drugs for uses where they mayShow More Summary

A Ripp-Roaring Time Inc. Yarn

3 months agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

There are more than a half-dozen standout quotes in the dog-days-of-print examination in this week’s New York magazine by Gabriel Sherman. Two of the zingers belong to Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp and, in both cases, connect the company’sShow More Summary

Most U.S. Businesses Don’t Know They Were Caught Up In Massive Cyberattack

3 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Is your payment information safe? It’s hard to know, considering many companies hit by the same cyberattack that hit Target don’t even know it. According to a New York Times report published Friday, more than 1,000 businesses, including Supervalu and United Postal Service (UPS), were caught up in a breach affecting in-store cash register systems. Show More Summary

Produced By Conference Unveils NYC Version

The Producers Guild of America is taking its Produced By conference on the road to New York City in October, marking the first time the confab will be held outside of Los Angeles. The Weinstein Company's Bob and Harvey Weinstein will...Show More Summary

Sessions Calls Out Big Business for Pushing Amnesty After Laying Off US Workers

Companies that have recently laid off workers are scheming to get President Barack Obama to give them more guest-worker visas by executive action. After the New York Times reported that Obama is working on crafting executive actionsShow More Summary

Investment Banking 2.0 Says “Hello World!?”

3 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

David Gelles wrote in the New York Times this weekend about how large tech corporations have been conducting more M&A deals with less input from traditional investment banks. Because of my company’s insight into buy and sell-side M&A interest, I wanted to provide some additional insight into how we see the M&A world changing. Read More

Starbucks Pledges To Put The Human Factor Back Into Barista Scheduling

Starbucks responded quickly today to concerns raised over the company’s scheduling practices. On Wednesday, The New York Times published the compelling story of one Starbucks barista, a single mother whose life was in chaos as the result of her erratic shifts. Jannette Navarro would work varied schedules, often getting short notice of changes. She would

Buzzfeed Deletes Archives That Made It a Viral Success

BuzzFeed has been a massive success as a new media company. Indeed, the company was recently been valued at $850 million after a $50 million round of funding, according to anonymous sources cited by The New York Times. However, BuzzFeed’s...Show More Summary

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