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Thursday, July 31, 2014


Iliad Makes Offer for T-Mobile US

49 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
French upstart telecommunications company Iliad made a buyout offer for T-Mobile US, in a bold bid to counter an effort by Sprint to combine with the fourth-largest wireless carrier in the U.S

1st part of federal coal dust rule aimed at combating black lung disease takes effect Friday

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Fox Business
The Obama administration's push to reduce black lung disease by limiting coal dust in mines is taking effect

PPL proposes 725-mile power line network in Pa., neighboring states, fueled by natural gas

1 hour 11 minutes ago - Fox Business
PPL Corp. wants to spend billions of dollars to build a 725-mile system of electric transmission lines that will bring energy from the booming Marcellus Shale natural gas fields to customers on the heavily populated eastern seaboard

Sticker shock expected for Conn. employers with unemployment insurance tax bills in the mail

47 minutes ago - Fox Business
Nearly 100,000 employers in Connecticut are about to get sticker shock as the state mails annual tax bills to pay interest on its $433 million federal loan for unemployment benefits for workers let go during the Great Recession

Target Taps PepsiCo Exec as CEO for Needed Shakeup

1 hour 2 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Brian Cornell is the first outsider to lead Target, and he has his work cut out for him following last year's massive data breach

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Ending Partnership

48 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
The airline had been urged by animal rights activists to terminate the relationship following "Blackfish" documentary

Americans Borrowed Less for College Last Year

37 minutes ago - MSNBC Business
Families borrowed only 22 percent of the cost of college, down from 27 percent in the prior two years, according to student lender Sallie Mae

Inside The Software That Shapes Your Music: Steven Slate (Part 1)

1 hour 20 minutes ago - Forbes
There are a plethora of top-notch software companies—Waves Audio, UAD, PSP, URS, IK-multimedia, iZotope, Fabfilter—yet it’s tough to think of a pro-audio entity sporting as recognizable a spokesman as, say, Apple’s Steve Jobs, or Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Until Steven Slate came along by Nick Messitte

Why It Would Make Sense For Disney To Buy Formula One

1 hour 18 minutes ago - Forbes
It’s no secret that Formula One will be getting new owners over the next few years. British newspaper the Daily Telegraph recently revealed that the current controlling shareholder of the race series, the private equity firm CVC, has got to sell its 35% stake by the end of July next year unless the majority of its investors agree otherwise. So fa... by Christian Sylt

Happy Birthday Milton Friedman--Advocate of School Choice

1 hour 12 minutes ago - Forbes
Today is the 102 anniversary of the birth of America’s greatest economist, Milton Friedman. He was not only the “fastest gun in the West” as my professor and Friedman’s student, Richard Timberlake, put it, referring to his intellectual firepower and debating skills. He was also one of the most influential in changing our lives for the bette... by Bob McTeer

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