Messaging App Could Hold Future of Advertising
Keywords: This month, Kik, a popular chat app among teens in the U.S., launched a feature that could be the future of advertising: people conversing directly with brands via bots.
07/28/2014 09:46:01am
There's No Flying in Drone School
With a coming boom expected in the unmanned-aircraft industry, universities and colleges are scrambling to train pilots. But thanks to government rules, they can't actually get the devices off the ground.
07/27/2014 10:01:52pm
An $800 Sneaker Plays Hard to Get
The sudden appeal of Buscemi sneakers, a year-old shoe that costs $800 a pair, marks a new chapter in conspicuous consumption, fueled by social media, celebrities and purposefully tight supplies.
07/28/2014 01:20:08pm
Oil Prospectors Shift Back to Wealthy Lands
After decades focusing on less-developed nations, big oil companies are piling back into wealthy countries with political stability that provides more-predictable cash flow.
07/28/2014 12:04:13pm
Russia Told to Pay Yukos Shareholders $50 Billion
An international court ruled that Russia owes shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant more than $50 billion for what it described as the Kremlin's "devious and calculated expropriation" of assets.
07/28/2014 11:59:40am
U.S. to Push Some Iran Shipments
In recent weeks, U.S. officials have been reaching out to a handful of European companies and asking them to expedite the sale of medical goods to Iran, a market they were struggling to gain access to just a few months ago.
07/28/2014 12:05:26pm
Dollar Stores to Merge in $8.5 Billion Deal
Dollar Tree said it would buy rival Family Dollar for about $8.5 billion amid an intensifying battle, which includes Wal-Mart, for America's budget-conscious consumers.
07/28/2014 02:17:47pm
Zillow to Buy Rival Trulia
Zillow has reached a deal to buy rival Trulia, an expected agreement that brings together two of the biggest names in the fast-growing market for online real-estate information.
07/28/2014 11:39:21am
China Investigates Microsoft
Microsoft said it is under investigation in China, in the latest challenge in what has proved to be a difficult market for the software giant.
07/28/2014 12:42:37pm
BMW to Expand Fast Charging
BMW is launching two new ways for owners of its electric cars to recharge their batteries in bid for broader acceptance.
07/28/2014 01:42:06pm
The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - July 28th - August 1st 2014
Monday July 28th Tuesday July 29th David Ickes Wednesday July 30th including The 30th Annual Blair County National Night Out Tuesday August 5th The Antique Depot, Duncansville Thursday July 31st Adam Conrad - Real...
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Dial N Deal - Friday July 25th 2014
Dell Computer Monitor 25" flat screen, new/factory refurbished, works well - $50 Nissan Factory Alloy Wheels set of 4, 16", like new, taken off new vehicle for mod, fits Exterra and Pathfinder, model years 2005 and up - $350 OBO Scott, Altoona...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics - July 21st-25th 2014
Monday July 21st James B. Huntington, PH.D Choosing a Lasting Career The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age Work's New Age Blog Tuesday July 22nd David Ickes Wednesday July 23rd including "Weird Al" Yankovic on his new...
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