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Monster Worldwide Inc. for $429 million in cash in a bid to widen the portfolio of human resources services it offers. The transaction marks the acquisition of yet another icon of the first Internet boom. Yahoo Inc.' s core business was bought in July by Verizon Communications Inc. for $4.83 billion."/>
Randstad to buy job ads site Monster for $429 million [Mint, New Delhi]
International Business Machines Corp. to manage information technology services support for its infrastructure and applications--a deal one research firm estimated could be worth as much as $850 million. By bringing together Vodafone India's enterprise data and cloud-ready applications into a scalable environment that keeps data local,..."/>
Vodafone India renews IT deal with IBM for five years [Mint, New Delhi]
Sprint in the ongoing wireless companies' advertising battle to steal each other's customers. Verizon targeted Sprint with a new advertisement that contrasts the 4 G LTE coverage of their networks. It features actor Jamie Foxx and a "double" who looks nothing like Foxx to represent Sprint."/>
New Verizon ad with Jamie Foxx targets Sprint customers [The Kansas City Star]
Intel. The 48- employee company will remain in San Diego and operate under its own brand name, said co-founder and Chief Executive Naveen Rao. Founded in 2014 by computational neuro-scientists, Nervana raised more than $25 million from investors to design a neural network computing system that can learn on its own."/>
Intel buys San Diego's Nervana Systems [The San Diego Union-Tribune]
Facebook data center with renewable energy at a fixed rate for 25 years, the way seems clear for the state Public Regulation Commission to formally approve the plan next week. Facebook wants to use at least 30 megawatts of solar power at the $250 million facility proposed for a site in Los Lunas-- and have the ability to add as much additional..."/>
Facebook data center proposal one step closer to PRC approval [The Santa Fe New Mexican]
Rogers Corp., a 184- year-old Connecticut laminates and materials manufacturer, is moving its headquarters to Arizona to be closer to West Coast markets. Separately, its share price plunged 13 percent Tuesday following the release of its second-quarter financial results that missed Wall Street estimates. Rogers, based in Killingly, said it will relocate its headquarters to Chandler, Ariz."/>
Rogers Corp. Moving Headquarters After 184 Years In Connecticut [The Hartford Courant]
EMC Corporation, G4S, ImageWare Systems; Route1. THANK YOU FOR JOINING US "IN THE BOARDROOM". Tony Busseri, Route1, CEO Jim Miller, ImageWare Systems, CEO Robert Dodge, G4S Corporate Risk Services, CPP, Senior VP Ken Mills, EMC², Global Marketing and CTO, Surveillance and Security."/>
Jim Miller, CEO, ImageWare Discusses Corporate Update, Tony Busseri, CEO, Route1 Discusses MobiENCRYPT Launch, Plus EMC, G4S Discuss Security Solutions on SecuritySolutionsWatch.com
Convergys, Food City, Integrity Staffing, Orange Grove, The Command Center, The National Guard and United..."/>
BRIEF: Bethlehem Center to host job fair [Chattanooga Times Free Press, Tenn.]
CoreLogic reported Tuesday. But that was down by more than 41,600 foreclosures in the prior year, a 41 percent decline."/>
June foreclosures in Florida drop by 41 percent [Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Fla.]
Facebook and co-founder of PayPal, recently made headlines for his reported personal and professional interest in whether blood transfusions from younger people can improve and even extend life for older people."/>
East Bay Times Michelle Quinn column [East Bay Times]
Facebook users who have downloaded ad-blocking software for their desktop computers are in for a rude awakening. The Menlo Park tech firm said Tuesday it will begin showing ads to people who use ad-blocking software, but that it also is giving people more ways to control the type of ads they see. Social media companies, media outlets and online search engines rely on ad dollars to fund their businesses, but a growing number of people worldwide have been installing..."/>
Facebook to show desktop ads even if you use an ad blocker [East Bay Times]
Facebook on Tuesday said it was tweaking the desktop version of its site to make it difficult for ad-blocking software to be effective. Mark Zuckerberg wants his money, and you don't pay him. Facebook doesn't want anything getting in the way of that, so you're getting ads."/>
Chicago Tribune Phil Rosenthal column [Chicago Tribune]
Mondelez, P&G and Pepsico brands. Buy the eligible products at any Publix market, create a Stocking Spree account and submit receipts by computer, mobile phone or email."/>
BRIEF: Free $10 Publix gift cards with Stocking Spree loyalty program [Sun Sentinel]
Facebook users who have downloaded ad-blocking software for their desktop computers are in for a rude awakening. The Menlo Park tech firm said Tuesday it will begin showing ads to people who use ad-blocking software, but that it also is giving people more ways to control the type of ads they see. Social media companies, media outlets and online search engines rely on ad dollars to fund their businesses, but a growing number of people worldwide have been installing..."/>
Facebook to show desktop ads even if you use an ad blocker [Mercury News]

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