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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Business

Designers Showcase Their Collections At The Forbes Under 30 Fashion Show

20 minutes ago - Forbes
Trailing down the center of the carpeted runway were over a dozen models sporting the latest looks from three fashion designers, all under the age of 30 and making a splash in the industry. The fashion show was part of the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Monday afternoon by Emily Canal

Makers Of More: Sparking Local Economic Opportunity And Social Change Together

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Forbes
“How do we find a way to reconnect communities with local businesses, local resources, but more importantly, with each other?” This question, posed by Ken Banks at Pop!Tech, is being echoed by an innovative generation of problem-solvers who are looking to strengthen local economies while simultaneously tackling community issues by Ashoka

Amazon.com and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear agreement for print and digital books

Yesterday - Fox Business
Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon & Schuster

New Zealand government outlines agenda that includes surplus, flag vote, new terrorism rules

Yesterday - Fox Business
New Zealand's prime minister laid out a three-year government agenda Tuesday that includes returning the country's books to surplus, conducting a vote on whether to change the nation's flag, and tightening the rules on terrorist fighters

America says no to cappuccino-flavored potato chips, greenlights wasabi ginger

Yesterday - Fox Business
America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips

Cost of making 3 'Hobbit' movies rises to $745 million as epic sets new spending benchmarks

Yesterday - Fox Business
The movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending

Fashion Designer Oscar De La Renta Dead At 82

Yesterday - Fox Business
Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta died Monday evening at the age of 82, reports said

Staples Reportedly Investigating Credit-card Data Break

1 hour 10 minutes ago - Fox Business
Staples Inc. is investigating a "potential issue" involving credit-card fraud, news reports cited security blogger Brian Krebbs as saying Monday

Hoverboard? Still in the Future

1 hour 15 minutes ago - New York Times Business
For the last 25 years, inventors like garage tinkerers, physics professors and engineers have been trying to make a hovering skateboard by By CONOR DOUGHERTY

NSA Clears Samsung Devices

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
Samsung said the NSA approved some of its mobile devices for use by government officials to carry classified information, a positive step for the smartphone maker’s struggling mobile division

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