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  1. 9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

    Inc.com - Business 03.29 / 08:59 inc.com
    Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you…
  2. Toshiba says Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

    Federalnewsradio.com - Business 03.29 / 08:40 federalnewsradio.com
    Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp. says its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection The post Toshiba says Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection appeared first on…
  3. IPC Launches Global Exchange Reach Solution

    Prnewswire.com - Business 03.29 / 08:39 prnewswire.com
    BUDAPEST, Hungary, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IPC, a leading global provider of secure, compliant communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, today announced the launch of Global Exchange Reach, a premier, industry-leading connectivity solution…
  4. Post & Place Ltd. to Launch in the US

    Prnewswire.com - Business 03.29 / 08:39 prnewswire.com
    LONDON, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- - Q3 & Q4 Success Leads to Expansion Plans Post & Place Ltd., the UK's largest Recruitment Marketplace is launching operations in the US, after a first round of fundraising in late 2016 and a hugely successful launch in the…
  5. HEC Paris lança mestrado online pioneiro em Inovação e Empreendedorismo na Coursera

    Prnewswire.com - Business 03.29 / 08:39 prnewswire.com
    PARIS, 29 de março de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A HEC Paris e a Coursera lançaram seu primeiro programa internacional de formação superior inteiramente pela Internet, o Mestrado em Inovação e Empreendedorismo online (OMIE -- online Master's in Innovation and Entrepreneurship). A…
  6. La HEC Paris lanza en Coursera una novedosa maestría online en Innovación y Espíritu empresarial

    Prnewswire.com - Business 03.29 / 08:39 prnewswire.com
    PARÍS, 29 de marzo de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La HEC Paris y Coursera lanzan su primer primer programa de grado internacional completamente online, la Maestría online en Innovación y Espíritu empresarial (OMIE, por sus siglas en inglés). La escuela de negocios líder en Europa ha cread…
  7. To create meaningful change, apparel brands need to pursue sustainability at the industry level

    Ensia.com - Business 03.29 / 08:35 ensia.com
    In 2010, fresh out of college with a degree in economics, I began a new job as a corporate sustainability professional at a major apparel retailer. I was hopeful. The apparel industry was full of environmental problems and opportunities for major progress. At the time, Greenpeace had launched a Detox campaign directly linking textile manufacturing and water pollution, a claim confirmed by the industry’s most influential brands through their organization of Zero Discharge of Hazardous C…
  8. The Latest: Pound trading lower in the run-up to Brexit

    Billingsgazette.com - Business 03.29 / 08:27 billingsgazette.com
    LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times l…
  1. U.K. Wants WhatsApp Accessible to Authorities

    Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official…
  2. California Prop. 47 grants for criminal rehabilitation seen as a long-awaited step forward

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 03.29 / 08:11 latimes.com
    Vonya Quarles grew up in South Los Angeles and describes herself as a third-generation convicted felon. But by the time she took the microphone at a Highland town hall meeting in January 2016, she was a lawyer and executive director of a Riverside County nonprofit that helps connect the…
  3. N.W.A's 'Straight Outta Compton,' Eagles 'Greatest Hits' make Library of Congress' 2016 picks

    LATimes-MoneyCompany 03.29 / 08:11 latimes.com
    Judy Garland’s 1939 recording of “Over the Rainbow,” the Eagles’ “Their Greatest Hits” album, N.W.A’s “Straight Outta Compton” and David Bowie’s “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars” are among the latest batch of sound recordings headed for the Library of Congress’ National…
  4. Westinghouse Electric is filing for bankruptcy

    CNNMoney - Companies 03.29 / 08:11 money.cnn.com
    Troubled U.S. nuclear business Westinghouse Electric is filing for bankruptcy protection, its Japanese owner Toshiba said…
  5. Announcing 2017 European Hortonworks Data Heroes Finalists

    Hortonworks.com - Companies 03.29 / 07:54 hortonworks.com
    Not only will DataWorks Summit/Hadoop Summit Munich be my first in Europe since joining Hortonworks but it is also the global launch of our Data Heroes Awards.  On the evening before each of the three conferences begin, we will both recognise our nine finalists and announce the winners from each category! With the awards, Hortonworks […] The post Announcing 2017 European Hortonworks Data Heroes Finalists appeared first on …
  6. FBI's Face Recognition Database Out of Date?

    Photos of about 50 percent of adult Americans are stored in facial recognition databases that can be accessed by the FBI. The system is helpful in the hunt for criminal suspects, but still, plenty…
  7. U.K. Wants WhatsApp Accessible to Authorities

    Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service, a top British security official…
  8. Not My Laptop! New Ban Troubles Airline Passengers

    A new ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights creates yet another travel hassle in the name of security. The U.S. government cited unspecified threats as the reason for the…
  1. Jefferies Group Analysts Cut Earnings Estimates for Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (BKD)

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 03.29 / 08:55 wkrb13.com
    Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE:BKD) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Group decreased their Q2 2017 EPS estimates for shares of Brookdale Senior Living in a research note issued on Monday. Jefferies Group analyst B. Tanquilut now anticipates that the firm will earn $0.51 per share for the quarter, down from their previous forecast of…
  2. Pearson plc (PSON) Rating Lowered to Underperform at Jefferies Group LLC

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 03.29 / 08:55 wkrb13.com
    Pearson plc (LON:PSON) was downgraded by stock analysts at Jefferies Group LLC to an “underperform” rating in a report released on Monday. They presently have a GBX 540 ($6.79) price objective on the stock, down from their prior price objective of GBX 880 ($11.06). Jefferies Group LLC’s target price would indicate a potential downside of…
  3. Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Pola Orbis Hldg In (PORBF) to Buy

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 03.29 / 08:55 wkrb13.com
    Pola Orbis Hldg In (NASDAQ:PORBF) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a note issued to investors on Wednesday. The firm presently has a $103.00 target price on the stock. According to Zacks, “POLA Orbis Holdings Inc. develops, manufactures and sells cosmetics and related products primarily in…
  4. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT) Receives $34.82 Consensus PT from Brokerages

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 03.29 / 08:55 wkrb13.com
    Shares of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (NASDAQ:GT) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the stock. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, five have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy…
  5. Brokerages Set BankUnited (BKU) Price Target at $38.89

    Wkrb13.com - Markets 03.29 / 08:55 wkrb13.com
    Shares of BankUnited (NYSE:BKU) have been assigned an average rating of “Buy” from the thirteen brokerages that are currently covering the firm. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, three have given a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price…
  6. 15 Safest Countries For Expats

    Insidermonkey.com - Markets 03.29 / 08:15 insidermonkey.com
    Have you ever thought about leaving your home country? If so, definitely take a look at our list of the 15 safest countries for expats. For many around the world, starting a brand new life in an exciting new place is a dream, and the number of people who are making the choice to move […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more!…
  7. 10 Best Selling Products For College Students

    Insidermonkey.com - Markets 03.29 / 08:15 insidermonkey.com
    Transition periods are often met with shopping sprees, especially in the case of the best selling products for college students. After high school graduations, it’s fairly standard for the graduate to either be given gifts. Even better, lots of students get a pretty hefty sum of cash. When I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]…
  8. Trumpcare Collapse Fuels Rally In Healthcare Stocks And ETFs

    Seeking Alpha - ETF 03.29 / 08:14 seekingalpha.com
    President Donald Trump's bid to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, his first major legislative move, failed last week due to lack of support from Congress Republicans. Trump has been unable to secure enough votes to pass the bill for repealing and replacing Obamacare with the American Health Care Act (AHCA), which forced him to abandon the bill. While the collapse of the bill dented investors' confidence in Trump's ability to deliver on his promises, it infused optimism in the healthcare…
  1. Sterling slides as Article 50 trigger looms

    Sterling fell in early morning trading as Prime Minister Theresa May is set to officially start the UK's formal proceedings to leave the European Union later…
  2. From the Archives: Dynamite divining rod finds oil

    LATimes-Personal Finance 03.29 / 08:11 latimes.com
    In the 1930s, a new technology called seismic reflection helped locate Southern California oil fields. This technology was nicknamed the “earthquake echo” method. Today it is known as reflection seismology. Writer William S. Barton pointed out in a Aug. 14, 1938, Los Angeles Times article that…
  3. Toshiba says Westinghouse has filed for bankruptcy protection in the U.S.

    LATimes-Personal Finance 03.29 / 08:11 latimes.com
    Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp. says its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection. Toshiba said in a statement Wednesday that it filed the chapter 11 petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of New York. The move had been largely expected. Toshiba is…
  4. Lakers let lead dissipate late in 119-108 loss to Wizards

    LATimes-Personal Finance 03.29 / 07:00 latimes.com
    For his birthday, the Lakers almost gave Coach Luke Walton a win. What happened instead was ultimately better for the franchise. The young Lakers showed fight and shot the ball well. They threatened one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. And then they lost to the Washington…
  5. The Latest: Planned Parenthood still getting Missouri funds

    SacBee- Personal Finance 03.29 / 05:49 sacbee.com
    The Latest on the Missouri House Budget Committee's work to craft a budget for the fiscal year beginning in July (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Department of Social Services Acting … Click to Continue…
  6. 'Dreamer' threatened with deportation in Seattle is ordered released by immigration judge

    LATimes-Personal Finance 03.29 / 05:46 latimes.com
    Daniel Ramirez Medina, 23, thought to be the first “Dreamer” swept up in the Trump administration crackdown on immigration violators, was ordered released by a federal judge Tuesday after spending six weeks in detention. “Today the judge affirmed that Daniel does not pose any risk to public safet…
  7. Protests erupt at Sacramento town hall meeting as ICE director answers questions about immigration enforcement

    LATimes-Personal Finance 03.29 / 05:46 latimes.com
    A day after California lawmakers decried a renewed call from U.S. Atty. Gen Jeff Sessions to strip so-called sanctuary cities of federal funds, an appearance Tuesday by the director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement at a Sacramento town hall meeting touched off emotional reactions from…
  8. San Jose was warned about flood, failed to act, water district official says

    LATimes-Personal Finance 03.29 / 05:46 latimes.com
    Water officials say San Jose city authorities received several warnings that flooding was imminent but failed to evacuate thousands of residents who were trapped in their homes after a creek broke its banks. John Varela, board chairman of the Santa Clara Valley Water District, said in a…
  1. DEAL: KrisEnergy’s triple capital restructuring

    Iflr.com - 03.29 / 09:05 iflr.com
    The Singapore energy company's debt refinancing deal featured the market's first oil-price linked…
  2. Simon Beart Acquires 136 Shares of Blackrock Throgmorton Trust PLC (THRG) Stock

    Blackrock Throgmorton Trust PLC (LON:THRG) insider Simon Beart purchased 136 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 27th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 377 ($4.74) per share, for a total transaction of £512.72 ($644.36). Simon Beart also recently made the following trade(s): On Wednesday, March 15th, …
  3. Insider Buying: Maintel Holdings plc (MAI) Insider Buys 15 Shares of Stock

    Maintel Holdings plc (LON:MAI) insider Stuart Legg purchased 15 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 28th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,020 ($12.82) per share, with a total value of £153 ($192.28). Maintel Holdings plc (LON:MAI) opened at 960.00 on Wednesday. Maintel Holdings …
  4. Keith Skeoch Acquires 35 Shares of Standard Life Plc (SL) Stock

    Standard Life Plc (LON:SL) insider Keith Skeoch purchased 35 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 356 ($4.47) per share, for a total transaction of £124.60 ($156.59). Shares of Standard Life Plc (LON:SL) opened at 359.252 on Wednesday. …
  5. Insider Buying: Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Insider Acquires 45 Shares of Stock

    Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) insider Steven Maddock purchased 45 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, March 27th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 336 ($4.22) per share, for a total transaction of £151.20 ($190.02). Shares of Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG) opened at 339.80 on …
  6. Londonmetric Property PLC’s (LMP) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed at Numis Securities Ltd

    Numis Securities Ltd reissued their hold rating on shares of Londonmetric Property PLC (LON:LMP) in a research report report published on Thursday morning. They currently have a GBX 150 ($1.89) price objective on the stock. Other research analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Peel Hunt reaffirmed an add rating and set a GBX…
  7. Pineapple Express Inc. Announces USPTO Notice of Patent Allowance for its "Top-Shelf" Safe Display System for Use in Dis

    Prnewswire.com - Finance 03.29 / 08:39 prnewswire.com
    LOS ANGELES, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PINEAPPLE EXPRESS, INC. (OTC Grey: PNPL) (the "Company"), a publicly traded company that offers consulting, technology, investments, turn-key property rentals and branding concepts to businesses in the legal cannabis industry, announced today that its…
  8. Positive Results of Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Pharmalink's Nefecon in Primary IgA Nephropathy Published in The Lancet

    Prnewswire.com - Finance 03.29 / 08:39 prnewswire.com
    STOCKHOLM, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmalink AB, a specialty pharma company, announces that positive results and analyses from the completed Phase 2b trial of its oral drug candidate Nefecon® in primary IgA nephropathy (IgAN) patients have been published online in The Lancet (Fellström e…
  1. Toshiba says Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 03.29 / 08:32 fox5vegas.com
    Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp. says its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy…
  2. Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops, new report says

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 03.29 / 08:32 fox5vegas.com
    Chinese demand for elephant ivory drops as ban on legal trade looms, new report…
  3. Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 03.29 / 08:32 fox5vegas.com
    The chairman of the House intelligence committee is refusing to step away from its investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as fresh political allegations brought new cries of protest from…
  4. House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 03.29 / 08:32 fox5vegas.com
    Congress has sent President Donald Trump legislation that would kill online privacy regulations, a move that could eventually allow internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their…
  5. The Latest: Pound trading lower in the run-up to Brexit

    Fox5vegas.com - Money 03.29 / 08:32 fox5vegas.com
    Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months…
  6. BMM accredited in Chile

    Intergameonline.com - 03.29 / 08:29 intergameonline.com
    Martin Storm, BMM president and CEO, said: "BMM has a long history supporting the Chile gaming market and we have seen the casino industry grow exponentially over the last few years due to the massive growth in tourism. “This is a trend that we expect to continue. As the gaming industry focuses on Chile and ensuring that it is able to offer the most up-to-date products available, B…
  7. Trump rolls back Obama coal, clean-air rules; critics question impact

    WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s executive order rolling back at least a half-dozen Obama-era climate policies will not save coal jobs as the president claims, but it will definitely harm the environment, critics said Tuesday. The post Trump rolls back Obama coal, clean-air rules; critics question impact appeared first on Cronkite News - Arizona…
  8. Cargill link to anti-GMO group spurs farmer criticism

    SaltLakeTribune-Money 03.29 / 08:14 sltrib.com
    Cargill Inc.'s efforts to supply food companies with non-genetically modified ingredients have come under attack from the other side of its business: farmers. In common with several other large agribusinesses, Cargill is adapting to a shift in…
  1. How to move your entire real estate business into the cloud

    Inman.com - Real Estate 03.29 / 08:34 inman.com
    If you’ve followed along through entries one, two, three and four, you've pretty well stopped generating paper. Your calendars, notes, lists and transaction docs are in the ether ... The post How to move your entire real estate business into the cloud appeared first on I…
  2. 5 family-friendly client events perfect for summer

    Inman.com - Real Estate 03.29 / 08:34 inman.com
    Ah, summer: time to go on vacation, get some sun, visit the beach or pool -- and build your real estate business. Particularly for families with kids, summer is the ideal time to sell a house. So it’s also the ideal time to host a family-friendly event that brings exposure to your brand ... The post 5 family-friendly client events perfect for summer appeared first on I…
  3. Daily market update: March 29, 2017

    Inman.com - Real Estate 03.29 / 07:24 inman.com
    Mortgage rates plus all the latest real estate market news ... The post Daily market update: March 29, 2017 appeared first on…
  4. Serendipity Labs Coworking space coming to L&C Tower

    Tennessean.com - Real Estate 03.29 / 05:10 tennessean.com
    Early August opening targeted for 15,000 square foot Nashville debut location of New York-based…
  5. 25 U.S. cities with the highest risk of home fires

    Structure fires caused a total of $10.3 billion in damage in 2015 — with the majority of the losses sustained by residential properties ($7.2…
  6. Here's what's wrong with the CFPB's practice of regulating through enforcement

    Housingwire.com - Real Estate 03.29 / 04:54 housingwire.com
    CFPB Director Richard Cordray asserts that protecting consumers in financial matters involves too many bad actors trying to do too many bad things to be outlined in specific laws. As it turns out, it sounds like the CFPB might decide to take enforcement action against one particular company if they need to “send a public message of deterrence” to the whole industry. This is lud…
  7. These billionaires will ride out the Apocalypse in style

    NYPost-RealEstate 03.29 / 03:13 nypost.com
    When you picture a Doomsday bunker, you probably imagine a concrete room filled with cold tins of Spam and uncomfortable makeshift beds. But 21st-century billionaires are preparing to batten down the hatches in very different conditions to those endured by their ancestors in London’s World War II bomb shelters. The world’s filthy rich residents are…
  8. Families facing forced exit from Nashville complex get 60-day reprieve

    Tennessean.com - Real Estate 03.29 / 02:34 tennessean.com
    The residents are largely immigrants and belong to low-income…