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Amazon picks on Orwell in latest ebook salvo against Hachette

Amazon is asking readers to help in its running dispute with Hachette Book Group by emailing Hachette’s CEO. In a message from the Amazon Books Team on a website on Friday evening, Amazon.com Inc reiterated its arguments for cheaper ebooks, … Continue reading

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New Scrabble dictionary picks up the language of the millennials

(Reuters) – Young players of the classic word game Scrabble, perhaps disenfranchised by its decade-old lexicon, can “chillax” now that this multi-generational favorite is being updated to speak the language of the millennials. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Mourinho picks £60m Chelsea target as best young World Cup player

Mourinho picks £60m Chelsea target as best young World Cup player – originally posted on Soccerlens.com Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has picked Juventus and France International Paul Pogba as the best young midfielder at the World Cup. The Blues manager, who … Continue reading

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JPMorgan picks David Li to head China unit

US bank selects Mr Li, formerly of UBS, to head its China unit, which has been subject to a probe by US regulators of its hiring practices Asia homepage

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Google picks up security group Dropcam

The $ 555m acquisition will bring a third product to the search company’s Nest division, which makes ‘smart’ thermostats and smoke detectors Asia homepage

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Proteus picks UK for ‘smart pill’ production and testing

Privately held Proteus Digital Health, which is working with drugmakers including Novartis and Otsuka, said on Monday the new site would employ some 200 skilled staff and serve as a hub for the emerging digital medicine industry. The move was … Continue reading

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Eurozone business activity picks up speed

Composite PMI data hit a peak since the middle of 2011 and lessen the chances of the ECB voting to cut interest rates at Thursday’s policy meeting Asia homepage

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The Bakken Update’s 2014 Stock Picks: Small Operator’s Well Design Outperforms In North Dakota

By Michael Filloon: Investing in small cap oil and gas isn’t for everyone. Understanding the oil business is difficult enough, but unconventional production is a different business. Valuation is tricky for several reasons. Acreage is the most important. Valuing leaseholds … Continue reading

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Bakken Update’s 2014 Stock Picks: Fraccing Fluid Producers

By Michael Filloon: My call on Flotek (FTK) back in August could turn out to be a big winner in 2014. I have been positive the name since March of 2011, when the stock traded for just $ 6/share. It … Continue reading

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Bakken Update’s 2014 Stock Picks: The Permian Operators

By Michael Filloon: 2014 looks to be a good year for oil and gas in the United States. There are worries too much crude will be produced, pushing prices lower. In response, we will continue to see pipelines added and … Continue reading

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