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Graham Holdings sells WPLG-TV

Graham Holdings and Berkshire Hathaway Complete Deal for Berkshire Hathaway to Acquire WPLG-TV WASHINGTON & OMAHA, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul. 1, 2014– Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) and Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK.A; BRK.B) reported today that they have completed a transaction, announced March 12, 2014, in which Berkshire has acquired a...

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ChequedAttract ID’s hard-to-find talent

ChequedAttract™ candidate-sourcing module introduces first-of-its-kind Hire Readiness Indicator™ to help companies identify and hire hard-to-find talent Saratoga Springs, NY – Chequed.com, the leading provider of cloud-based Predictive Talent Selection™technology, today announced the release of a novel technology that will give employers access to a larger pool of potential job...

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Exponent, dealer mobile vendor tie up

Orlando, Florida, –May 27, 2014 – Exponent Media Group, Inc., has acquired 50% ownership in Dealer Mobile Marketing, LLC. DMM’s suite of products includes mobile websites, “text” communication to car shoppers and service customers.  The merging of DMM and Exponent Media Group products provides newspaper clients more opportunities to strengthen their...

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Auction.com to sell non-performing $5 mil note

Auction.com to Sell Non-performing Note Secured by Huntsville Marriott Hotel IRVINE, Calif. – May 2, 2014 – Auction.com, LLC, the world’s largest online real estate marketplace, will auction the note on a non-performing loan that is secured by the Huntsville Marriott.  The three-day online auction concludes May 7 and has a starting bid of $5 million. The loan balance is just...

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Drives glad to pay for smartphone car tools, not connectivity, says J.D.Power

Vehicle Owners Willing to Pay for Smartphone Functionality, but Not Connectivity  WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif.: 1 May 2014 — Among the technologies currently available or coming soon to vehicles, the ones consumers want most are those that allow them to access the entertainment, information and connections they currently get from their smartphone, according to the J.D. Power 2014 U.S....

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KBB.com hits record 31 million monthly visits in March

KBB.com Shatters Traffic Records With More Than 31 Million Visits in March 2014 Kelley Blue Book Trumps Previous Site Records for Visits from Both Web, Mobile Users IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – KBB.com, the award-winning website of Kelley Blue Book, the only vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry,...

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