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News Corp.’s Amplify is latest with a MOOC for the high school crowd

High school kids across the country are getting the chance to make potentially thousands of new Facebook (s FB) friends. That’s because massive open …

Chobani Wants New Agency by Fall

Chobani expects to have a new agency onboard early this autumn, the company said as it launched a review to replace lead creative shop Boathouse in …

Will the E-Trade baby keep on talking?

The future of the E-Trade baby remains up in the air as the agency that created the baby has resigned the E-Trade account.<p>Will E-Trade throw its iconic baby out with the bath water?<p>The fate of the E-Trade baby, one of the most famous and successful spokesbabies in advertising history, remains …

News Corp officially splits in two

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/990000/990434_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534414258_2d7e7b2195bf1eafa0ae7f565a8be96c<p><b>Rupert Murdoch's media empire, News Corporation, has officially split into two separate companies.</b><p>The corporation's more profitable entertainment …

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Facebook to pull ads from pages with sex, violence

Facebook says it will no longer allow ads to appear on pages with sexual or violent content, as the online social network moves to appease marketers being associated with objectionable material.<p>The announcement on Friday came a month after several businesses pulled their ads from Facebook amid …

Shadow Banking Threatens China's Economy—but What Is It, Exactly?

Needed government reforms to the country's byzantine financial system may nonetheless upend China's growth.<p>Last week, the Shanghai interbank offered rate (Shibor), China's once-anonymous version of London's LIBOR, made news around the world when it suddenly spiked at all time high. Expected to …

Supreme Court DOMA Decision Rules Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

WASHINGTON -- The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday by a 5-4 vote.<p>"The federal statute is invalid, for no legitimate purpose overcomes the purpose and …