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Chinese Government Evacuates Workers From Vietnam after Deadly Riots

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 08:13

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According to the latest Chinese media report, the government of China has taken action to evacuate some 3,000 or more of its nationals from Vietnam after a series of anti-Chinese riots that were staged in the nation.

A news agency run by the State informed that Beijing is arranging for charter flights as well as ships to arrange for more people to leave Vietnam.

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Apple, Google agree to drop patent lawsuits against each other

Sun, 05/18/2014 - 07:17

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In a recently-released joint statement, Apple and Google have announced that both the companies have agreed to drop several patent-infringement lawsuits and counter lawsuits, against each other.

In addition to the deal to dismiss patent litigation against each other, the two companies have also said that they will team up to make joint efforts for reforming patent law.

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Latest Funding Round Values Pinterest at $5 billion

Sat, 05/17/2014 - 13:21

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Pinterest Inc. has been able to raise $200 million as funding which will give the San Francisco social media company a valuation of $5 billion. The current valuation is higher compared to $3.8 billion that was assumed seven months ago.

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TrueCar, Focuses on Networks and Platforms After Launching IPO

Sat, 05/17/2014 - 13:18

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TrueCar Inc., the Santa Monica based company, is determined to expand its dealership network. It is adding a platform which competitively prices used vehicles now after it has launched its initial public offering. TrueCar shares at the end of the day were up by almost 12 percent and it closed the day at $10.06.

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San Joaquin County Experience a Rise in Employment

Sat, 05/17/2014 - 13:12

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On Friday, the state employment officials reported that the unemployment rate of San Joaquin County has declined in April. It fell to an approximate 11.7 percent from an adjusted 13.1 percent in March. It is now well below what was seen in April 2013, when the jobless rate was 13 percent.

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Hemp Seeds will be Available to Kentucky universities for Pilot Project

Sat, 05/17/2014 - 13:07

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There is no time to lose and only two weeks left for the planting season of hemp. On Friday, the Agriculture Department of Kentucky agreed to skip the federal agency's hoops in order to get the hemp seeds which are already there in the state.

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Kentucky’s detained Hemp Seed Issue to get a Quick Hearing

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 13:13

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The battle for getting hemp seed still continues in Kentucky.

On Friday a federal judge will carry out an initial conference regarding the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's lawsuit in order to force the federal representatives to liberate hemp seed that will be used for pilot growing projects.

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Chipotle Chiefs’ Generous Pay Plan Rejected by Investors

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 13:01

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The Two chief executive officers' of Chipotle Mexican Grill are at last getting to start the feeling of some mounting dissatisfaction over their generous pay packages.

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