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2011-05-10 08:48:00

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services is proud to note that ten of its equity analysts have been ranked as "Best on the Street" in The Wall Street Journal's annual survey of equity analysts for 2010, more than any firm in the survey. Airlines equity analyst Jim Corridore received the award for the sixth time. Analysts Joseph Agnese, Michael Jaffe, and Efraim Levy are three-time recipients of this prestigious recognition. In addition,...

2011-05-05 15:32:11

Asian students study twice as many hours, says UC San Diego economist It's officially the "Year of the Rabbit" on the Chinese calendar. But 2011 might be better known as the "Year of the Tiger Mother." In early January, Yale law professor Amy Chua published a critique of coddling Western-style parenting in The Wall Street Journal, "Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior." The essay, summarizing her book "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" "“ in which she details, among other things, how she...

2011-05-04 10:28:00

CORONA, Calif., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AVT, Inc., (formerly Automated Vending Technologies) (Ticker: AVTC) (www.avtinconline.com), had one of their automated retailing systems featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal about the new world of vending. The report mentioned the unit that AVT designed to dispense Quiksilver brand bikinis and board shorts in the lobby of the Standard Hotel in Los Angeles. These new systems are popping up all over the world, and offer a variety of...

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2011-04-19 13:20:04

The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that Twitter is in "advanced talks" to buy TweetDeck, which is a popular platform for accessing the service. The Journal said that the companies are "in advanced talks" about Twitter acquiring TweetDeck.  It said that the social network could use TweetDeck's interface to enhance its own offering, but also to forestall any competitor emerging from within the client applications. The Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the...

2011-03-31 00:00:28

As the FDA changes the pregnancy category of migraine drug Topamax to a class D drug, worry over the lack of drug testing for birth defects increases. The Wall Street Journal reports on a history of birth defects related to medications and pregnancy. Topamax Birth Injury Resources provides information and legal resources for families seeking compensation for a birth defect allegedly caused by Topamax. (PRWEB) March 30, 2011 On March 29, 2011 the Wall Street Journal covered the growing...

2011-03-29 10:42:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the leading transatlantic business organization, launched its Women's Initiative today with over 200 senior executives from over 100 companies attending. The goal of BAB's Women's Initiative is to contribute to the awareness that equal access to career-building opportunities is the smart thing to do for all businesses. BAB's Women's Initiative will host networking, development and other important programs aimed at...

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2011-03-28 11:17:18

Google wants to transform Android phones into a kind of electronic wallet that will allow consumers to make purchases by waving their smartphones in front of a small reader at checkout. MasterCard Inc. and Citigroup Inc. have teamed up with the Internet giant to help develop this technology, reports the Wall Street Journal. Google's motive is to boost its advertising business to local retailers. The company is not expecting a cut from the transaction fees. It hopes the technology will...

2011-03-21 11:21:00

SAN DIEGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Service-now.com, the creator of cloud services for enterprise IT management, today announced it has once again been named to the Wall Street Journal "Next Big Thing" list. The Wall Street Journal analyzed 5,743 organizations in order to identify the top 50 privately held, venture-backed companies. The publication ranked these organizations according to both financial and qualitative components and also identified intangibles as key factors in its...

2011-03-10 11:57:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Xactly Corporation, the leader in on-demand sales performance management (SPM), has been named to The Wall Street Journal's prestigious list of the "Top 50 Venture-Backed Companies." Xactly ranked number three in the annual ranking, which was announced on March 10, 2011(1). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050906/SFF038LOGO) According to The Wall Street Journal, "To be eligible for the ranking -- compiled by research firm...

2011-03-10 11:36:00

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Recyclebank®, a community that rewards people for taking everyday green actions, today announced that it has been named to The Wall Street Journal's The Next Big Thing list, which seeks to identify and rank venture-backed companies across all industries that have the capital, executive experience and investor know-how to succeed. Selected from a pool of more than 5,000 companies and ranked based on proprietary data from Dow Jones...


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