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Going Against the Flow: Lynn LeBlanc, CEO & Founder of HotLink

Charu Sharma | Posted 11.03.2014 | Technology
Charu Sharma

Lynn LeBlanc is the CEO and Founder of HotLink, an award-winning startup in the virtualization and hybrid cloud space. In her 25-year career in enterp...

Apple + Beats = Embarrassing!

Gil Laroya | Posted 07.29.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Like the scruffy homeless guy wielding his cardboard sign exclaiming "The End Is Near", I am embarrassed to watch as Apple Computer sank to a new low,...

5 Predictions for the Online Art Industry in 2014

Stephen Tanenbaum | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Stephen Tanenbaum

As the online art category sees momentum, we'll soon be in the second stage of its development, the post-adoption period. We can expect the industry to mature beyond the initial move to the web, finding new ways to transform and scale to drive growth like never before.

The Disappointing Contradictions of WhatsApp Being Acquired By Facebook

Tarun Wadhwa | Posted 04.24.2014 | Technology
Tarun Wadhwa

The founders of WhatsApp, a smartphone messaging service that is wildly popular around the world, proudly declared they would never make their users the product. They built their brand off of this guiding philosophy and used it to differentiate themselves in a crowded market.

Should We Worry About the Big 6?

Frederic Colier | Posted 08.24.2013 | Books
Frederic Colier

Should we worry about the survival of the six main publishing houses? This question has been occupying lots of minds, given the massive change in technology and arrival of new players.

Eleazar David Melendez

New Era Of Big Deals Should Concern Consumers, Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.15.2013 | Business

A recent spate of mega-mergers is leading some on Wall Street to declare the era of big deals is back. Large transactions involving household-name com...

The Truth Behind IBM's Plans to Acquire Big Data Company, StoredIQ

Tom Butta | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business
Tom Butta

If you were a fan of the band, The Police, you certainly remember the haunting song that featured the lyrics, "Every breath you take, every move you...

Don't Acqui-hire, Acqui-source Instead

Bryce Maddock | Posted 01.26.2013 | Business
Bryce Maddock

Why renegotiate exclusivity agreements every few years? Why continuously review outsourcing vendors or auditing your existing outsourcing vendor? Bring the highly specialized outsourcing process in-house.

Chrysler, Fiat One Step Closer To Merging Into One Of The World's Leading Automakers

Posted 01.05.2012 | Business

MILAN/DETROIT, Jan 5 (Stephen Jewkes and Bernie Woodall) - Italy's Fiat SpA has raised its stake in Chrysler Group LLC by 5 percent to 58.5 percen...

Local in Layers: Google Places

Daniel Haarburger | Posted 01.02.2012 | Technology
Daniel Haarburger

Yes, I care about the amount of feedback regarding a specific listing, but at a certain point additional reviews become irrelevant. Much more important becomes how I interact with this spread of information.

BofA Could Soon Have No Market Share To Show For Countrywide Purchase

Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

(Rick Rothacker) - Bank of America is set to lose nearly all the mortgage market share it gained by buying Countrywide Financial Corp in 2008, in ...

Finding Your Way to Loyalty

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 12.11.2011 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

You must meet the wants, needs, and/or desires of your shopper and her consumers if you want to cultivate loyalty.

Google Copies Apple with Motorola Acquisition

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

Android has always essentially been an open-source copy of Apple iOS. Now, Google is taking another cue from Apple by uniting hardware and OS under one roof.

Borders Puts Itself Up For Sale To Private Equity Firm

AP | By MAE ANDERSON | Posted 08.31.2011 | Business

-- Borders Group Inc. said late Thursday it agreed to sell itself to private investment firm Najafi Cos. for $215 million and is seeking court approv...

AT&T CEO: T-Mobile Deal Won't Raise Cellphone Bills

Reuters | Kenneth Li | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

By Kenneth Li NEW YORK (Reuters) - AT&T Inc (T.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) Chief Executive Randall Stephenson disputed the commonl...

GE Buys French Company For $3.2 Billion

Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

BOSTON (By Scott Malone) - General Electric Co reached a $3.2 billion agreement to acquire a maker of automation systems used in the oil and gas s...

'Like, What's The Difference?': Users Weigh In On AT&T and T-Mobile

The Huffington Post | Yepoka Yeebo and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK –- Cell phone users are skeptical of AT&T's claims that their planned$39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile will result in faster service and...

Buffett's Berkshire Makes Big Bet On Lubricants Company

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BANGALORE: Billionaire Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc agreed to buy lubricants maker Lubrizol Corp for $9 billion to tap rising demand fo...

Frog 6 Guidance for 2010-2020

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

From Virtual Secretary of Defense Purpose The purpose of this memorandum is to establish priorities for my strategic objectives through 2012 and p...

How Much Will Each F-35 Cost?

Winslow T. Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Winslow T. Wheeler

Whatever that final unit cost may be, to predict it now will surely be met with derisive laughter from advocates of this ongoing disaster -- laughter that will last only until the actual bill arrives.

Time Warner And MGM: Cable Company Emerges As Leader In Acquiring Studio

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

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Banks: KYC is Killing Your Customers

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

In my discussions with bankers about innovation, I often hear them tell me that perhaps in other industries innovation could be achieved, but due to h...

Quad Graphics To Acquire World Color Press In Major Print Industry Acquisition

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Quad Graphics, a U.S. commercial printing company, announced Tuesday that it plans to acquire Canadian rival World Color Press. Reuters reports the t...

Exxon Mobil Strikes Deal With XTO Energy For $31 Billion

AP | MARK WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Exxon Mobil, the world's largest publicly traded oil company, is making a $29 billion bet that pressure to curb climate change will mean natural gas &...

XTO Energy, Exxon Deal: Learn More About XTO Energy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

XTO Energy, a natural gas producer, is expected to be purchased by Exxon Mobil for $31 billion in stock and the assumption of $10 billion in debt, the...