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Tuesday, May 26, 2015


IBM's Sweet Spot In A Neglected Market

Yesterday - Forbes
  Business strategists and investors focusing too intensely on IBM's quarterly financial reports have probably failed to notice the company's sweet spot in a neglected market — the mining and monetizing of an enormous volume of data created through the interaction of everyday devices or The Internet of Things (IOT). Gartner estimates by Panos Mourdoukoutas

Poland Moves To The Right As Conservative Challenger Unseats Incumbent President

Yesterday - Forbes
Polish president Bronislaw Komorowski has conceded the runoff election to his rival after partial official results and exit polls on Monday confirmed the victory of conservative candidate Andrzej Duda in Poland’s presidential race. Duda, of the right-wing Law and Justice party, defeated incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski of the center-right Civic Pla... by Luiza Oleszczuk

How To Handle Negative Blog Comments, In 3 Easy Steps

Yesterday - Forbes
Here’s a question I hear at least weekly: As an entrepreneur, how do you deal with negative comments on your company's social media pages and blogs? by Cheryl Conner

A Startup's Marketing Playbook From Twitter To 'Ellen'

Yesterday - Forbes
by Cheryl Conner

Tsipras wins party backing over Greek bailout talks

Yesterday - Financial Times
PM still faces opposition from hardline faction in coalition

Charter Said to Be Near Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable

Yesterday - New York Times Business
The $55 billion takeover could be announced as soon as Tuesday, said a person with direct knowledge of the talks by MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

Illinois Scrambles for Solutions to a Mounting Pension Crisis

Yesterday - New York Times Business
A ruling against pension cuts and political divisions have made a dire situation worse for the state, as well as Chicago and its schools, which face shortfalls of their own by MONICA DAVEY and MARY WILLIAMS WALSH

Jade Raymond Interviewed: You Can't Have An Inspired Game Without Inspired Teams

Yesterday - Forbes
Jade Raymond, whose production credits span some of the best-known franchises in games, from The Sims to Assassin's Creed and Splinter Cell, talks to Forbes during a visit to Britain to address BAFTA, the academy of film, television and the arts by Daniel Nye Griffiths

Discovering Istanbul's Big New Digs

Yesterday - Forbes
The stunning Hagia Sophia, the vast Topkapi Palace, the rich Grand Bazaar, and the monumental Süleymaniye mosque by the architect Sinan whose genius rivaled Leondardo’s: Istanbul can brag about more than its fair share of splendid sites. The city is so ancient though that major archaelogical finds are still cropping up, as I recently discovered... by John Oseid

10 Reasons Why China's High Debt Level May Not Be As Bad As It Appears

Yesterday - Forbes
According to McKinsey, China’s debt-to-GDP ratio rose to as high as 282% last year. By some accounts, that level that could be a precursor to a financial and banking crisis in an economy that the world has been looking to as an important source of global growth by Russell Flannery

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