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With four nominees on the 12-person Bob Evans Farms Inc. board, Sandell Asset Management Corp. expects to see significant change in the restaurant operator's financial performance. Absent that, look for the activist fund's manager Thomas Sandell to return...
From: TheStreet | By: Ronald Orol | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Tuesday morning in the former East Berlin, the midcentury Kosmos cinema hummed with new ideas on business, technology and self, at an event called TED@BCG. The event was produced by TED Institute, a project that embeds within organizations and companies...
From: TED Blog | By: Emily McManus | Friday, October 24, 2014
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In a year when social media giants and governments alike have made headlines for tracking users online without their consent, battening down the virtual hatches has become a vital part of Internet hygiene. Blocking tracking technologies, however, also...
From: Time | By: Doug Aamoth | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Yahoo Answers. Quora. JustAnswer.com. Over the years, countless sites have offered to answer all your random questions with help from “experts” across the net. They’re called expert networks, and in some cases, they can be kinda helpful. But these...
From: Wired | By: Davey Alba | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Hudson Bay Capital Management LP is embroiled in a legal fight with Worlds Inc. over the patent monetization company's refusal to lower the price of warrants issued last year in a private placement of convertible debt. Worlds claims that Hudson Bay's...
From: TheStreet | By: Dan Lonkevich | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Your browser does not support iframes. Baseball fans were simply stunned when MLB declined to honor or even mention Tony Gwynn during July's All-Star game broadcast on Fox. It was nearly one month to the day after Gwynn died at age 54 following a long...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Your browser does not support iframes. SAN FRANCISCO —The list of what Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer wanted for his birthday contained exactly one item. "All I asked for was a win," said Hosmer, who turned 25 on Friday.  He got it....
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mike Oz | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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A widespread attack has exposed millions to malware that holds files to ransom. The campaign, which was first detected a month ago, placed fake adverts on websites such as Yahoo, AOL and The Atlantic that installed so-called "ransomware" onto a......
From: Engadget | By: Aaron Souppouris | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Guest Post: Recently I’ve been hosting roundtable discussions over dinner in New York and London with publishing executives who are betting big that native advertising will drive major revenue growth in 2015 for their businesses. We often end up debating...
From: VentureBeat | By: Kunal Gupta, Polar | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Joe Maddon shocked many people by opting out of his contract with the Rays today and has now become the most coveted managerial free agent in recent history. While early speculation was that he’d follow former GM Andrew Friedman to the … Continue...
From: MLB Trade Rumors | By: Steve Adams | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Stocks rallied on Friday to cap their best week of 2014, as the S&P 500 gained 4%, the Nasdaq gained 5%, and the Dow gained more than 2% after last week's extremely volatile trading action. This week was also a busy week for tech earnings, with Apple,...
From: Business Insider | By: Myles Udland | Friday, October 24, 2014
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You’ve heard of Pop-Up Video? Tumblr now has Pop-Out Video! I know that sounds like they’ve perfected an incredible 3D video player but no. . . .  What it really means is that you can pop the video out of any Tumblr stream so you can watch on a...
From: Marketing Pilgrim | By: Cynthia Boris | Friday, October 24, 2014
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When pulling your goalie late in a game (or early in the 2nd period if you’re Patrick Roy), it's best to have possession of the puck past center ice or in your opponent's defensive zone. It’s not the best strategy for your goaltender to leave his...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sean Leahy | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A day after a report surfaced connecting former Texas head coach Mack Brown to the opening at SMU, Rick Hart, the Mustangs’ athletic director, took to Twitter to put an end to the speculation. (1/3) While it is not our policy to comment during a search...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Japanese right-hander Chihiro Kaneko has been scouted by the Phillies, Red Sox and Padres, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports Japan.
From: Rotoworld | Friday, October 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are 10 things you should know for Friday, Oct. 24: 1. -- U.S. stock futures were falling Friday after anaemergency room doctor who returned to New York after treating Ebola patients in West Africa tested positive for theaEbola...
From: TheStreet | By: Joseph Woelfel | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Retired Florida Supreme Court chief justice Major Harding will preside over the upcoming student code of conduct hearing for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, according to reports. Winston faces as many as four conduct violations stemming from...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Yahoo has just released a new Mail update for iOS and Android that integrates event and travel notifications within the app... whoa wait, why does that sound familiar? Another tech company with a name that starts with a G might have announced......
From: Engadget | By: Mariella Moon | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Zelda Williams, daughter of the late Robin Williams, recently shared her new permanent tribute to her dad on Instagram. Williams tribute to her dad is a hummingbird tattoo with her dad’s birth date 7.21.51, tattooed on the inside of her wrist. Famed...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tammy Rose | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The Philadelphia Phillies liked Grady Sizemore so much they decided to bring him back. On Thursday, the team announced it re-signed the 32-year-old outfielder to a one-year, $2 million deal, per Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan: According to SB Nation's Chris...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Joseph Zucker | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Each week the Noise highlights 10 somewhat un-obvious names who he believes are destined to implode leave egg on his face. To qualify, each player must be started in at least 50 percent of Yahoo leagues. Speaking as an accountability advocate, I will...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brad Evans | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Can the Kansas City Royals take a commanding 3-1 series lead and move closer to their first World Series win in 29 years? Will the San Francisco Giants rebound from a one-run Game 3 loss and even the series again?  The fourth game of the 2014 World...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mike Oz | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Georgia Southern defeated rival Georgia State 69-31 on Saturday and the Eagles decided to emphasize their dominance by taking this photo postgame (thanks Reddit). Paulson Stadium is where Georgia Southern plays and this game, obviously, was at the Georgia...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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While Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott rightfully gets a lot of attention for his running ability, RB Josh Robinson is pretty damn good too. Robinson ran over, around and through the Kentucky defense on Saturday as No. 1 Mississippi State held off the...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Nick Bromberg | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Tennessee is going with its classic all-orange look for Saturday night’s home contest against Alabama. The Vols haven’t worn this particular combination against Alabama since 1988. #FashionUpdate: #Vols will wear all orange today. First time vs Alabama...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO — After the Giants' lost Game 3 of the World Series and confirmed they'd be sending Ryan Vogelsong to the mound in Saturday's Game 4, Sandra Young knew where she needed to go: Super Duper Burger.  This wasn't an "eat your feelings"...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mike Oz | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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You're never too young to love baseball. Just ask five-year-old Kelsey Aciego of Raymore, Mo. She loves her American League champion Kansas City Royals so much, she can not only name every player on their roster, but she can match each player to his...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Kate Hudson did a pretty entertaining Matthew McConaughey impression at this week's American Cinematheque gala honoring the Oscar-winning actor. The actress was reminiscing about when the duo made Fool's Gold in 2008, which happened to be a difficult...
From: Gossip Cop | By: Daniel Gates | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The Detroit Lions might as well have hired a shuttle to take their players to London and back. For the second time since the team arrived in England on Monday for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, the Lions sent someone home. The first time,...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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UNLV freshman wide receiver Kendal Keys used tremendous concentration to help the Rebels close the gap against Utah State in the first half of a Mountain West contest. Trailing 10-0 early in the second quarter, UNLV faced a first-and-10 from the USU...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Not that illegally parking in a handicapped spot is smart, but Titans running back Shonn Greene proved you can make that violation a lot worse. Greene was approached by a parking enforcement officer in Franklin, about 20 miles outside of Nashville, for...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Things have not gone well early for Pittsburgh during Saturday’s game against ACC Coastal rival Georgia Tech. Less than 6 minutes into the contest, Pitt found itself trailing 28-0. Yes, you read that right. How did that happen? Well, Pitt fumbled the...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Graham Watson | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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There was a lot riding on Landon Dononvan's final MLS regular season match. The LA Galaxy needed a win over the Sounders in Seattle to beat them to the Supporters Shield and with emotions still running high after a testy 2-2 draw in southern California...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brooks Peck | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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There aren't many defensive tackles who are the face of their franchise, but Gerald McCoy probably is the face of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. At very least, he's paid like it now. McCoy signed a contract extension through the 2021 season, giving him a...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson has been a huge part of the team's offense, but it appears contract talks have stalled between the two sides.Marc J. Spears of Yahoo reported the latest on the contract situation for Thompson: Klay Thompson's...
From: Bleacher Report | By: R. Cory Smith | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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After overcoming an early deficit, it looked like Minnesota was going to survive on the road at Illinois to remain unbeaten in the Big Ten, but the Fighting Illini did not go down quietly. Up 24-21 midway through the fourth quarter, Minnesota standout...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Attending a World Series game can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many fans, unless of course you are Marlins Man. When that rare opportunity comes, it's one you don't want to let pass by if you can help it. In the case of Royals fans Stephanie...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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She has left country behind, but her new album's a blast....
From: The Atlantic | By: Julie Beck | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Most of us will agree that a scenic automobile ride would provide us with views of beauty and grace, settings that relax people and make the ride worthwhile. Either it be gracious skies, amber waves of grain, purple mountain majesties, or enameled plains...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jan Omega | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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There aren’t many people in the state of Michigan who want Brady Hoke to keep his job as the head coach of the Michigan Wolverines, but it appears that Michigan State fans certainly do. Before today’s kickoff in East Lansing between the in-state...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Sam Cooper | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Barcelona started the season undefeated through eight matches and hadn't even conceded a single goal in that span. But then they met the unrelenting scoring power of Real Madrid in the world's most expensive league match and all of that changed as Los...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Brooks Peck | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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UFC featherweight star Clay Guida checks in this week and lends the Cagewriter team a hand by breaking down the main and co-main events for tonight's big UFC 179 world title card in Rio. Check out Clay's picks, and then let us know who you've got in...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Elias Cepeda | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aJim Cramerafills his blog onaRealMoneyaevery day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what's happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on: The market and Ebola, and Navigating the...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Despite the World Series scene shifting to San Francisco on Friday, the now famous Marlins Man, aka Laurence Leavy, was seated front and almost center for Game 3 at AT&T Park. Leavy was a little more difficult to spot as his bright orange Miami Marlins...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mark Townsend | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Saturday’s UFC 179 pay-per-view from Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has a solid fight card, but MMA fans are focused on the UFC Featherweight Championship bout between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes.Aldo and Mendes first met at UFC...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Donald Wood | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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SAN FRANCISCO — Somewhere between Kansas City and the Bay Area, Giants slugger Michael Morse got hit with a flu bug. There were Giants fans who wanted to see Morse — the team's go-to pinch hitter since the National League Championship Series —...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Mike Oz | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Unless you cheer for the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls or Los Angeles Clippers, there’s a very good chance your team isn’t winning the NBA title this season. However, your fantasy basketball team is...
From: Bleacher Report | By: Scott Polacek | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Midnight Madness produces some memorable moments each year, so The Dagger is chronicling the best ones from this October's lineup. If you spot something we missed, let us know here or here. The king of the creative Midnight Madness entrance outdid himself...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Jeff Eisenberg | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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NFL Films had Peyton Manning wired for sound last Sunday night, when he needed three touchdowns to pass Brett Favre's record. That turned out to be a wise move. Manning got the three touchdowns he needed in the first half, including the record-breaker...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Frank Schwab | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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It can be tough to visualize the internet. Web traffic companies like Alexa do a good job of showing the relative ranking of websites, but what about the connections between websites? What do those look like? The Internet Map is an online project that...
From: Business Insider | By: Steven Tweedie | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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