Marketplace for Thursday, November 12, 2015
Nov 12, 2015

Marketplace for Thursday, November 12, 2015

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National stores take part in the "shop local" movement; the White House's first Data Scientist, DJ Patil, talks big data; and Apple seeks to enter the peer-to-peer payment space. 

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The promise and problems of drug-finding apps

Nov 12, 2015
They help consumers find lower prices, but there's more to it than that.

First U.S. data chief touts benefits of big data

Nov 12, 2015
DJ Patil was appointed as the White House's first Chief Data Scientist in February.

When big companies act local

Nov 12, 2015
McDonald's and Target are just a few of the national chains adopting regional strategies.

Backlash over Bloomingdale's holiday ad

Nov 12, 2015
Who's reading the ad copy over there?

Greece — crisis abating or more trouble ahead?

Nov 12, 2015
The government is supporting a strike against government austerity measures.

Apple wants to own your wallet

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Nov 12, 2015
The company is set to join an army of companies fighting over the peer-to-peer payment business.

Commodities giants forced to suspend dividends

Nov 12, 2015
Glencore, Anglo American and BHP Billiton hoped that diversifying would work.

Angie's List facing a hostile takeover and competition

Nov 12, 2015
IAC bid more than $500 million for Angie's List.

National stores take part in the “shop local” movement; the White House’s first Data Scientist, DJ Patil, talks big data; and Apple seeks to enter the peer-to-peer payment space. 

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