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A Heartland Company Leads the Media Race

Advertisement DES MOINES — Steve Lacy greeted me in his office as if we were old friends. A top executive at the Meredith Corporation, he was a main driver of the company’s $ 2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. last November. With that deal, the 116-year-old Meredith Corporation became the ...

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Gun Violence Researchers Race to Protect Data From Trump

Around 11 am Pacific on January 20th, while newly-inaugurated President Trump finished a celebratory lunch in the Capitol Rotunda, Magdalena Cerdá noticed something different about the White House’s website: All of its references to climate change had disappeared. Cerdá is an epidemiologist at UC Davis’ Violence Prevention Research Program, which focuses ...

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Rogue Scientists Race to Save Climate Data from Trump

At 10 AM the Saturday before inauguration day, on the sixth floor of the Van Pelt Library at the University of Pennsylvania, roughly 60 hackers, scientists, archivists, and librarians were hunched over laptops, drawing flow charts on whiteboards, and shouting opinions on computer scripts across the room. They had hundreds ...

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Facebook Will Stop Some Ads From Targeting Users by Race

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI and MIKE ISAAC November 11, 2016 As Facebook has grown, so too has its ability to slice and dice the habits of its hundreds of millions of users, and offer them up to advertisers that want to reach specific groups for specific reasons. But while the social network has evolved to ...

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Thai billionaire’s F&N seeks deals in race with Coke, Pepsi

Fraser & Neave Ltd., the drinks-maker controlled by Thailand’s richest man Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, is searching for acquisitions to bolster its market share in Southeast Asia after its war chest grew to nearly S$ 1 billion ($ 745 million) with sales of beer assets. A potential target is Vietnam Dairy Products ...

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Bidding race for Big C unit a stress test for Vietnam's retailers

Vietnam’s retail sector is witnessing an unprecedented, intense race that will potentially shake up the whole market and reveal where local companies may stand amid a strong invasion of foreign investors.  Together with Thailand’s Central Group, South Korea’s Lotte and Japanese retail conglomerate Aeon, Vietnamese companies Saigon Co-op and Masan ...

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