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Facebook to sell video ads

Facebook announced Tuesday it plans to start selling video ads that will appear in users news feeds. It’s another way for marketers to reach audiences, but will users actually want to watch the videos?...

Talking Biz News Today — Dec. 16, 2013

Some of Monday’s top business stories: New York Times Amazon strikers take their fight to Seattle, by David Streitfeld Revelations that Ikea spied on its employees stir outrage in France, by Nicola Clark Reuters...

Contrasting Samsung and Blackberry

There were two technology stories published Sunday about companies that couldn’t be in different places — Samsung and Blackberry. While the Wall Street Journal was reporting executives departing Blackberry, the New York Times had...

Tallying the fines

Scanning the headlines on Thursday, most of the top ones seemed to involve some large financial institution settling a large tab with the government for some wrong doing. Years after the financial crisis, the...