Tagged: Company coverage

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Mobile data mining and the Twitter IPO

Looking through the weekend’s business coverage, most of the stories seemed to be about Twitter and its initial public offering. There were management stories, technology stories and rival stories. But a couple of the...

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Bloomberg TV starts new show

Bloomberg Television announced Thursday the debut of “C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett,” a prime time series that features an inside look at companies that are shaping the global business landscape. The first episode will air...

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Merck cuts staff and R&D

Pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. is cutting jobs and research in a move that will likely hurt innovation and drugs. As revenue declines across the industry, companies are looking for ways to increase the...

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Frankie Flack: Winning after the verdict

Last week the Columbia Journalism Review published a brief story about how various industry publications wrote notably different news pieces based on one press release. The stories centered around a lawsuit between the Motion...

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Wal-Mart vs. Bloomberg News

Wal-Mart is cutting inventory according to a story by Bloomberg, sending the company’s stock price down. But are they? Wal-Mart denied the story, making it hard to decipher the truth. Here’s the beginning of...

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Chrysler files for IPO

Chrysler Group filed for an initial public offering on Monday after its majority owner and employee union couldn’t reach a valuation. Fiat would like to own the company outright, but needs to placate the...