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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 climbed 0.13% following the Federal Reserve's decision to postpone hiking interest rates for a "considerable time." On CNBC's "Fast Money" TV show, the trading panel gave their views on what happens to the market...
From: TheStreet | By: Bret Kenwell | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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If life-expectancy trends continue, that future may be near, transforming society in surprising and far-reaching ways....
From: The Atlantic | By: Gregg Easterbrook | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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What Internet vernacular reveals about the evolution of language...
From: The Atlantic | By: Britt Peterson | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Bob Palmer, beteran publicist and founder of Bob Palmer Public Relations, died on Monday, Sept. 15, after a brief illness. He was 85 years old. Through his own firm, Bob Palmer Public Relations, he represented many celebrities including Faye Dunaway,...
From: The Wrap | By: Jason Hughes | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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They keep coming up with ways to camouflage the out-sourcing of journalism to advertising, don’t they? Check out this screen shot of the NRO home-page this morning: The reader has to glean what is an ad and what is an article by those two tiny little...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The NFL has established a sad new standard of decency: whether corporations are too embarrassed to keep advertising...
From: Salon.com | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Open-seat Senate battles in Iowa and Michigan have attracted a flurry of TV ads.
From: Center for Public Integrity | By: Michael Beckel | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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The acquisition of Advanstar would bolster the British media and marketing company's event planning business. UBM is also the owner of the news release distribution service PR Newswire.
From: New York Times | By: Chad Bray | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Apple outlined its new privacy policy and set up a site to explain what information it collects from users and how it handles it, as the company enters new areas like health tracking and mobile payments that have potential privacy implications.“We...
From: PC World | By: John Ribeiro | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Filed under: Identity Theft, Company News, Apple, Security, Celebrities Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesApple CEO Tim Cook By Arnab Sen Apple (AAPL) is making strong efforts to assuage users' fears after taking the heat in the celebrity photo leak scandal...
From: Daily Finance | By: Reuters | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Tom Cotton is the ultimate product of today's hard-edged, ideologically driven Republican Party. Is that what Arkansas voters want?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Molly Ball | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The former President endorses the Republican in the race while his son attacks
From: Time | By: Jay Newton-Small | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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A television ad by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s camp embellishes some of the stances of the Republican candidate for governor of New York, Rob Astorino....
From: New York Times | By: THOMAS KAPLAN | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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On the heels of an iCloud hacking scandal and the launch of Apple Pay, a new service highly dependent on security, Apple chief executive Tim Cook is trying everything possible to ensure we keep calm, and continue uploading. Today, Cook released a public...
From: VentureBeat | By: Kia Kokalitcheva | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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On Wednesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook published a letter on Apple's website detailing Apple's commitment to user privacy following the iCloud hacking scandal. "A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free,...
From: Business Insider | By: Sam Colt | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Apple CEO Tim Cook wrote an open letter to customers Wednesday detailing the company's privacy policy. One portion of the letter sticks out in particular, and it's a clear jab at the way Google does business. Cook writes that many internet services are...
From: Business Insider | By: Steve Kovach | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Watching the former veep host the 24 Hours of Reality event this week was like stepping into a time machine.
From: Grist | By: Ben Adler | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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@PatriciaMazzei Rep. Joe Garcia has gone negative. The Miami Democrat's reelection campaign released its second round of television ads Thursday with a new, 30-second spot that attacks Republican challenger Carlos Curbelo. The ad comes on the heels of...
From: Miami Herald | By: Patricia Mazzei | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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The star gets sassy for her latest Dior ads
From: People | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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It's the home stretch of the 2014 election season. No single theme or issue has dominated the midterms, but 2014 is on pace to be the Year of Dark Money. Nonprofit groups, some well-known (such as the US Chamber of Commerce and Americans for Prosperity,...
From: Mother Jones | By: Andy Kroll | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Both lists include some surprising players who will be directly or indirectly affected by the e-commerce giant's record stock offering....
From: Time | By: Paul J. Lim | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Sometimes history repeats itself—like when a vintage ad that pops up online seems too good to be true....
From: The Atlantic | By: Robinson Meyer | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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We were hopeful after Channing Tatum said the entire Magic Mike cast would return for Magic Mike XXL, but it’s time for a little letdown. Matthew McConaughey is otherwise occupied, and isn’t taking part in the sequel. Not merely for that reason,...
From: SlashFilm | By: Russ Fischer | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Aaron Blake ran simulations with the WaPo’s election model. The result: The battle for control of the Senate is a pure toss-up. Not just like a this-is-very-close toss-up, but like a 50-50-odds toss-up. Our team ran 10,000 simulations using our most...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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NO pastime unites America like the National Football League (NFL). During the 2013 autumn season, 34 of the 35 most-watched shows on television were NFL games. Though non-Americans may puzzle over the game’s allure, football offers advertisers one...
From: The Economist | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Art Production Fund has installed the works of Deborah Kass and Jessica Craig-Martin in advertising spaces at a pair of high-end shopping centers....
From: New York Times | By: ANN BINLOT | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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States have approved more anti-abortion measures during the past three years than during the entire preceding decade. And this fall, voters themselves will also have the chance to decide whether to approve or block extreme anti-abortion ballot initiatives...
From: Mother Jones | By: Erika Eichelberger | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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It's open season on the wealthy political donors. Democratic campaign ads tie Republican candidates to the Koch brothers, while GOP ads paint sinister images of George Soros and Tom Steyer.
From: NPR | By: Peter Overby | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Absolut is creating a campaign called “Make the holidays pop” to encourage sales of its vodka, especially a limited-edition bottle similar to one by Andy Warhol....
From: New York Times | By: STUART ELLIOTT | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The first annual Call to Action conference took place last week and it was packed with awesome, actionable tips from some of the smartest conversion experts in the world. Here are 10 original A/B testing ideas to help you validate your assumptions and...
From: Unbounce | By: Amanda Durepos | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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When seeking inspiration on Instagram, look no further than man's best friend. Brazilian artist and advertising professional Rafael Mantesso always wanted a bull terrier since he was a little boy. When he got married, he decided to make his little family...
From: Mashable | By: Andrea Romano | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Larry Page's ambitions are huge and they grow bigger every day. Already, he has Google working on self-driving cars, artificial intelligence, robots, solving the problem of aging, and drones. At Google, they call these efforts "moonshots." The latest...
From: Business Insider | By: Nicholas Carlson | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The sad thing is I could probably do a variant cover for every Fox News bobblehead and still not have enough for all the cookie-cutter blonde cylons that are chunked out of the lab. Katherine Timpf, National We Will Literally Hire Anyone Who Has Made...
From: Sadly No | By: Cerberus | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Tanya Lee Stone, the noted nonfiction author and a guest columnist this week, addresses a topic that is receiving a great deal of attention in the children's literature world: full disclosure in nonfiction.
From: School Library Journal | By: SLJ | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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I spoke this morning at the tenth incarnation of BIF, B […]
From: Ethan Zuckerman | By: Ethan | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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The Prodigy Network, led by Rodrigo Nino, is a real estate crowdfunding site that has already raised hundreds of millions of dollars. Since Title II of the JOBS Act was implemented one year ago on September 23, 2013, much of the money the company has...
From: Forbes | By: Devin Thorpe | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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I don't know how long this advert for the Samsung Galaxy Tab has been running, but I saw it for the first time last night, and I love it so much! Since I spend an inordinate amount of time complaining about shitty advertising, I like to occasionally...
From: Shakesville | By: Melissa McEwan | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Here's an odd slice of weird from Japan. As seen on Japanese blogs, people are putting their purses and wallets into tiny beds before going to sleep themselves. The resulting pictures are strangely charming. Kazuyo Matsui TV and Internet personality...
From: AdWeek | By: Alfred Maskeroni | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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$1 Trillion: Annual investment goal puts climate solutions within reach Big firms brace for global carbon price rollout China, the climate and the fate of the planet Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economy Does the new Prime...
From: Skeptical Science | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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I was recently asked to be jury member of the Clio Awards. The Clios? An advertising award that my mother has actually heard of! But wait, it gets better. The judging was going to take place in beautiful and exotic Malta. Whoo-hoo a boondoggle, for sure....
From: AdWeek | By: Xanthe Wells | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Apparently, it's OK to follow your whimsy sometimes when designing games....
From: VentureBeat | By: Jordan Novet | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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As soon as the summer movie season winds down, the entire film industry focuses its attention on the trio of film festivals that signal the kickoff of awards season. Seemingly arriving earlier than Christmas shopping ads every year, with speculation...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Erik Childress | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Who needs CGI when you can build your own outlandishly complex ad props by hand? Clearly Droga5 is up to the challenge, as illustrated by the behind-the-scenes video just released by the agency to recap how it created four new spots for Motorola Mobility. ...
From: AdWeek | By: David Griner | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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According to a report by economist Edward Yardeni, a majority of Americans are now single, says Bloomberg Businessweek. And economists predict the rising single population will effect the economy, with singles less likely to spend money on children...
From: AdWeek | By: Melissa Rudy | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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You haven't seen me in a while. Here's why.by David AtkinsIt's been a humbling and awesome experience writing here at Hullabaloo for the last three years. You haven't seen me around for the last little while, and I just wanted to explain why. I'll be...
From: Hullabaloo | By: thereisnospoon | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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a BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- Hedge funds are on a tech buying spree in 2014. No, I don't mean that fund mangers are taking the day off on Friday so they can be home when their new iPhones get delivered. Instead, it's a small group of big tech stocks that...
From: TheStreet | By: Jonas Elmerraji | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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I know the temptation is there, but using your home as collateral puts you at risk of losing your home!...
From: WBZ-TV | By: karenebuscemi | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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Tens of thousands of students were duped by Corinthian Colleges Inc. into taking out costly predatory, and often financially devastating, private student loans to finance their post-secondary education, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau alleges...
From: Consumerist | By: Ashlee Kieler | Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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