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Monday, April 27, 2015

Business

Greek, German Leaders Agree To Maintain Contact During Debt Talks

Yesterday - Fox Business
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angel Merkel spoke over the phone on Sunday and agreed to maintain contact during debt talks, according to a Greek government official by Anora Mahmudova

Eurozone in push to spur Greek talks

Yesterday - Financial Times
Finance minister increasingly isolated as eurogroup chairman calls premier

No end in sight to wave of pharma dealmaking

Yesterday - Financial Times
Record level of M&A activity is being driven by cheap capital and a race to develop new treatments

Ebay backs Google over Brussels inquiry

Yesterday - Financial Times
Auction website’s chief says it is direct rival of the search group in online shopping

What Your Surveys Say About Your Culture

Yesterday - Forbes
Customer satisfaction surveys have taken on an air of inevitability these days. You can’t escape them. They are everywhere. But how your company uses them and what your company does — or does not do — with the data it collects from such solicitations says more than you might realize about your company and its culture by Bryce Hoffman

Amazon's Stock Could Rise 20% To $535 As Shopping 'Revolution' Snowballs

Yesterday - Forbes
Although Amazon reported a $57 million (m) net loss for its first quarter ended 31 March 2015, Amazon Web Services (AWS), one of three Amazon.com Inc’s business segments that provides data storage and cloud services to big IT companies and start-ups, is still a $5 billion (bn) business and growing fast. But can the stock price see more positive a... by Roger Aitken

Turning a Children’s Rating System Into an Advocacy Army

Yesterday - New York Times Business
James Steyer’s nonprofit organization, Common Sense Media, is known for offering parents guidance on games and videos, but he has a grander vision by NATASHA SINGER

Glamorous Jewelry On Hollywood Stars At White House Correspondents' Dinner

Yesterday - Forbes
With stars comes fashion and with fashion comes jewelry and several of Hollywood’s finest were well adorned by Anthony DeMarco

Adaptive Insights: Plunging A Stake Into Microsoft Excel

Yesterday - Forbes
The killer app that propelled the PC revolution in the 1980s was the spreadsheet. It revolutionized the business world because it ended the laborious need for managers and analysts to use pen and paper. As a testament to the power of the spreadsheet, the technology is still thriving today — and is a lucrative cash generator for Microsoft by Tom Taulli

Apology Or Not, Japanese Leader's Address To Congress Next Week Will Be A No-Win For U.S.

Yesterday - Forbes
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been invited to give an address Congress. There is more to this than meets the eye by Eamonn Fingleton

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