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Matt Murphy, "Is 'unbecoming' becoming a sexist word? Warren Tolman apologizes after calling opponent Maura Healey unbecoming during debate", State House News Service 8/27/2014: BOSTON — Democratic attorney general candidate Warren Tolman...Show More Summary

Gamefly's Game Over: Online Games Distributor No More

It's always kind of sad to hear about a firm getting out of a business. Sad for those who actually used said business' services or bought said business' goods, but also sad in general, because that means the market is down a competitor, and that can mean terrible things for an overall business environment. Show More Summary

The Path To Legalization In DC

by Dish Staff Jon Walker finds a silver lining to gridlock on the Hill : [L]ast month the House approved the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill with a policy rider from Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) which would prevent D.C. from using funds to implement marijuana reform. It was designed to stop Initiative 71, […]

GA: Cobb Passes $340M Budget

The general fund budget is the county's largest, but commissioners also approved smaller funds for 911, the fire department, debt service, transit, solid waste and more. All combined, those funds amount to $842 million.

Update: TiVo Q2 '15 Earnings

By Stone Fox Capital: TiVo (NASDAQ:TIVO) recently released the Q215 earnings report. The leader in next-generation television service reported mixed results with Q2 numbers that beat estimates and generally lower guidance for Q3. The stock had a muted reaction due to the company also announcing the approval of a $350 million share buyback. Show More Summary

The End of Using Gift Cards to Pay Mortgages

Evolve Money has been one of the easiest ways to earn miles at little cost. It’s a bill pay service that at one time even took credit cards, but in general has been useful for using gift cards to pay big bills like mortgages. In June they began limiting payments to a single vendor to […] The post The End of Using Gift Cards to Pay Mortgages appeared first on View from the Wing.

Amazon Opens Up Its Enterprise Cloud Storage Service Zocalo To All

Amazon today announced that it’s making Zocalo, the company’s secure document storage and sharing service designed for enterprise use, generally available. The news comes, not coincidentally, on a day when cloud storage competitor Dropbox announced lowered pricing and storage increases for its Pro customers. Show More Summary

GSA Helps Drive Green Office Supply Savings

The US General Services Administration has announced 21 awards for the third generation Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative for Office Supplies (FSSI OS3), a program intended to help the federal government increase efficiencies and save money while meeting green purchasing requirements. Show More Summary

BIW lands Navy Contract of $100 million

  The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program.

Lessons In Website Testing From A Master

Ronny Kohavi helped Bing Image and Amazon become titans. Here's how. This article contains an interview with Ronny Kohavi, Microsoft general manager, analytics and experimentation at Applications and Services Group. Read Full Story

CNN Panel: Dismisses Criticism Of White House Officials Attending Slain Teen's Funeral

From the August 25 edition of CNN's The Situation Room: Related: 3 White House Aides To Attend Michael Brown's Funeral Service Previously: Right-Wing Media Resurrect False Claim That Administration Ignored Major General's Funeral

Airbnb Ad Reminds Everyone How It Saved NYC During Hurricane Sandy

Airbnb is in the midst of an all-out PR blitz to win the hearts and minds of New Yorkers as it engages in a legal battle with the state's Attorney General, who has a mild problem with the room-sharing service's general illegality. After...Show More Summary

General Motors CEO Mary Barra does one of the most unimaginative ALS Ice Bucket Challenges yet, usin

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra does one of the most unimaginative ALS Ice Bucket Challenges yet, using... 'Certified Service' buckets? Read more...

Airbnb to Expose 124 Hosts to New York Attorney General

Airbnb plans to hand over the names and addresses of 124 hosts on its service to the New York attorney general, the company said in a blog post Friday. The apartment-rental site agreed in May to provide Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...Show More Summary

Airbnb to Expose 124 Hosts to New York Attorney General

Airbnb plans to hand over the names and addresses of 124 hosts on its service to the New York attorney general, the company said in a blog post Friday. The apartment-rental site agreed in May to provide Attorney General Eric Schneiderman...Show More Summary

Where Are The Best Deals On College Textbooks? Generally, Amazon

Our power-shopping colleagues down the hall at Consumer Reports wondered: which of the used-textbook services have the best prices on popular course materials? You can usually get the best prices by bypassing the campus bookstore, but...Show More Summary

General Electric's Capital Conundrum

By Peter Schwartz: A significant slice of global financial services activity originates from within multinational industrial and manufacturing companies such as General Electric (NYSE:GE), Toyota (NYSE:TM), and Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT). Show More Summary

Microsoft Azure Outage – 5 Things You Should Know About Cloud SLAs

Categories: Cloud, Guest Post, Industry News Tags: General News, NPI On Monday, Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing services suffered an outage that lasted approximately five hours. The disruption was one of the most severe Azure outages in history, affecting multiple data centers and customers across the globe. Show More Summary

Survey finds veterans generally satisfied with mental health care

A survey of U.S. veterans receiving mental health services from the Veterans Health Administration finds general satisfaction, but also significant room for improvement among all areas studied. The RAND Corporation study, conducted in...Show More Summary

E-Bike Sales on the Rise in Europe — Design News

Electric bikes are becoming more popular in Europe, with sales surging even when general bike sales are down. Popular with delivery services like the Deutsche Post and commuters who don't want to sweat, the adoption is starting in countries with strong bike cultures. Show More Summary

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