NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 20: School buses and drivers at the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. in Queens head back to work after the drivers and matrons suspended their January 16th strike on February 20, 2013 in New York City. Bus drivers and matrons, who are represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181, serve more than 150,000 children, many of them with disabilities. After a one month strike and no concessions from the Bloomberg administration, workers decided to wait to bargain with prospective New York City mayoral candidates after this year's election.
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Breaking into the brokerage business is getting tougher as declining fees make small accounts less profitable and government restrictions on unsolicited calls make phone sales taboo
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AIG chief to grads: Take whatever job comes
of the financial crisis."You have to accept the hand that's been dealt you in life," Benmosche said in an interview Tuesday on Bloomberg Television. "Don't cry about it. Deal with it."The CEO is scheduled to give a commencement address Saturday at upstate Read more »
Google profit tops expectations in first quarter
the cost per click would fall 2 percent, while the overall number would climb 20 percent, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.Rates for smartphone ads can be about 52 percent less than for promotions on desktop machines, according to Covario Inc., an online Read more »
Letter: Ban alcohol instead of soda
judge's decision to overrule the Bloomberg ban on big sodas is very much on target ["Judge cans ban on big sodas," News, March 12]. I think we can agree that big sodas offer far too many empty calories for anyone. I don't agree that government should get involved.What Read more »
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Bigelow Aerospace to Study Moon Base in Deal With NASA
Scott Pace, director of the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University, said in a phone interview. Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-23/bigelow-aerospace-to-study-moon-base-in-deal-with-nasa.html Replies to this discussion thread 45 m ago from Democratic Underground Read more »
Bloomberg accused of threatening to 'destroy' New York's taxi industry
that works?’ He got back in my face and said, ‘After January, I am going to destroy all you fucking guys’,” added Freidman. Bloomberg’s alleged comments appeared to be aimed at efforts by Freidman’s company, as well as those by the Greater New York Taxi Association 5/23/13 from Russia Today Read more »
Google reportedly mulling $1B Waze bid, could spark bidding war with Facebook
which is also rumored to be eyeing an acquisition of the social mapping service. People familiar with the matter told Bloomberg that Waze is managing "expressions of interest" from multiple parties, and is targeting a selling price of at least $1 billion. 5/23/13 from AppleInsider Read more »
Report: Google To Bid For Waze — To Shut It Down?
remain independent, instead seeking to raise a round of venture capital financing, the people said. According to a just-published Bloomberg report Google is preparing a bid for Waze. Earlier this month rumors indicating Facebook was in late-stage acquisition 5/23/13 from Search Engine Land Read more »
Report: Google mapping Waze takeover
and navigation company. The search giant perked up to the idea only after learning that Facebook was in talks to buy Waze , Bloomberg reported. When reached for comment, Waze spokesperson Julie Mossler said that the startup does not comment on rumors or speculation. 5/23/13 from CNET Read more »