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Why It’s Perfectly Fine If Microsoft Has Lost $400M On Xbox One

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:54am
According to a recent SEC report, Xbox division revenue is now up to $1.7B annually, because of the Xbox One, but its costs are up to $2.1B, also because of the Xbox One. That's yielded a collection of startled headlines about how Microsoft has dropped......
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Palestinians Revive Dream of a Gaza Seaport

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:53am
The long-delayed plans for the port, a potential economic engine, could be a crucial element in ending the monthlong battle between Israel and Palestinian militants....
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Kusserow’s Corner: CMS Moratoria Extending for New Home Health Agencies and Ambulance Services

News Source: Wolters Kluwer
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:30am
Over the last year, I have been reporting on a large number of enforcement actions by the Department of Justice (DOJ) led Medicare Strike Force in eight target cities. A disproportionate number of cases involved home health agencies and ambulance services that many consider to be among the most vulnerable to fraud in health care. ...
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Lookback: Opening Lake Harbor Bridge becomes ‘venture’ for Wilfred D. Hoffman

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:16am

In the summer of 1952, Wilfred D. Hoffman, captain of the pleasure boat "Venture," boldly went where no man had gone before.

This month 62 years ago ...

In the summer of 1952, Wilfred D. Hoffman, captain of the pleasure boat "Venture," boldly went where no man had gone before.

In August 1952, The Chronicle said,

BOAT OWNER WAITS FOR BRIDGE TO OPEN

Lake Harbor Bridge may swing open one of these days.

And then again, it may not.

If it does, Wilfred D. Hoffman, owner of concessions at Mona Lake Park, will be ready to slip through into Mona Lake with his 34-foot cabin cruiser,...

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Despite Criticism, Cuomo Holds Wide Lead Over Republican Challenger, Poll Finds

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:15am
Fifty-eight percent of likely voters said they would vote to re-elect Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Siena College poll found, even after criticism over his handling of an ethics panel....
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Despite Criticism, Cuomo Holds Wide Lead Over Republican Challenger, Poll Finds

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:15am
Fifty-eight percent of likely voters said they would vote to re-elect Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Siena College poll found, even after criticism over his handling of an ethics panel....
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The Best And Worst Cities For Employee Engagement

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:14am
Where are America's most engaged employees?...
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Dean Foods Takes Hit on Milk Costs

News Source: Wall Street Journal
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:07am
Dean Foods posted a wider-than-expected second-quarter loss amid surging milk costs, while Chief Executive Gregg Tanner said the company is facing the most difficult operating period in its history. ...
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NetAppVoice: How To Teach Your Children Marketing (And Why)

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:02am
I have five daughters: All beautiful and bright. I'm a fiercely proud parent (and now a proud grandparent)....
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India’s Home Healthcare Heats Up

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:00am
For all that has been written about China’s impending aging crisis, few foreign investors and operators are paying equal attention to India’s own demographic problem.  By 2050, China’s 60+ population will have grown from 110 million people today, to over 400 million.  During the same period of time, India’s 60+ population will have grown from 100 million today, to over 300 million.  Given current projections, by 2050 China’s population will have held at roughly its current level of 1.3 billion.  In contrast, by 2050 India’s population will have grown from 1.2 billion today, to 1.6 billion.  While China’s aging...
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Why Entrepreneurs Should Get Used To Rejection

News Source: Forbes
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 8:00am
By Erik Severinghaus “Life ain’t fair and the world is mean.” – Sturgill Simpson The first point in an entrepreneur's job description should be “handles rejection well.” I keep hearing stories of entrepreneurs who are convinced they aren’t being taken seriously enough. Truth be told, I probably did some of that complaining at the beginning too....
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Sidebar: When Justices Disagree, Public May Not Care

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 7:55am
The Supreme Court’s split decisions are not necessarily seen as less credible than unanimous ones, a new study finds....
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Mom: Brown ‘didn’t create problems. He fixed things.’

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 7:47am
Mo. teen was getting ready to start college when he was shot by a police officer.
     
 
 
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Night of Unrest Over Police Killing of St. Louis Teenager

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 7:43am
After an evening vigil for Michael Brown, 18, who was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday, protesters looted stores, vandalized cars and confronted the police....
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Israelis’ quandary: How to aid Gazans but not Hamas

News Source: USA Today
Post Date: Monday - August 11, 2014 - 7:42am
A Catholic humanitarian group is surprised by outpouring of support from Israelis.
     
 
 
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