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Farm Journal Media Announces New Ag Retailer Database Including Links to Growers
Farm Journal Media announces a new database comprising 32,122 U.S. agricultural retail locations, plus a new link between producers and their primary ag chem dealer.
B2B

NASDAQ OMX Announces Executive Changes in Transaction Services U.S. Business & Global Data Products
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. has announced that Brian Hyndman will leave his post as Senior Vice President of Transaction Services U.S. to assume the role of Senior Vice President of Global Data Products, effective April 15, 2011.
CF

Thomson Reuters Beefs Up Professional News Offerings
One of the expected synergies of the merger of Thomson and Reuters has always been that Reuters news services could be integrated with the information resources on the professional market side of the business. That process is well underway in Thomson Reuters’ legal markets, but will soon spread elsewhere.
NEWS LTR

Tech Columnist Rob Pegoraro to Leave Washington Post
Following 17 years at The Washington Post, tech reporter and columnist Rob Pegoraro has announced that he's leaving the paper.
NEWS

Canadian Science Publishing joins ScholarOne Manuscripts family
In partnership with Thomson Reuters ScholarOne Manuscripts, Canadian Science Publishing (CSP), implemented a new peer-review system.
STM

AAAS to work with HighWire Press and TEMIS to enhance search experience and linking of content
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has announced its decision to work with its ePublishing partner, HighWire Press, and US-based semantic content enrichment solutions provider TEMIS to offer a new, integrated, semantically fueled digital publishing programme.
STM

Canadian Science Publishing launches new website with Atypon
Canadian Science Publishing (CSP) launched its new website www.nrcresearchpress.com. Partnering with Atypon, CSP now offers users a website designed and structured to appeal to researchers, editors, authors, librarians, students, societies and anyone with an interest in scientific research.
STM

SciFinder Mobile is the "Smart" Choice for Scientists and Researchers
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is making mobile easy. With no need to download a special app, the new SciFinder mobile platform allows researchers to use web-enabled smartphones to access CAS databases through SciFinder, the preferred research tool for chemical and related sciences.
STM

AOL CEO's 2010 pay package dropped 40 percent
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's pay package decreased 40 percent in 2010 to $15.3 million, according to an Associated Press analysis of a regulatory filing, as the struggling Internet company attempted to turn itself around.
SAS

Google CEO Page Is Said to Name New Top Executives in Shakeup
Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page promoted seven of his managers to senior executive positions in a shakeup aimed at streamlining decision making, according to a person briefed on the changes.
SAS

Google Kills Silly Name "Hotpot"
Less than five months after Google introduced Hotpot, its absurdly named answer to Yelp for restaurant reviews, it's dead.
SAS

Google Buys Mobile Music Startup For $25 Million
Google has acquired Canadian mobile music startup Pushlife for a rumored $25 million as it prepares to release its new music service for Android.
SAS

YouTube Gets Into The Live Stream Business
YouTube began hosting live streams. But don’t go looking for how to get your basement version of “Wayne’s World” on the internet just yet: for now this power is reserved for pre-approved “trusted partners,” not for the kitten-on-the-keyboard masses.
SAS

Google Wins U.S. Approval to Acquire ITA for $700 Million
Google Inc.’s $700 million purchase of ITA Software Inc. was approved by the U.S. Justice Department on condition it makes travel data available to search-engine rivals and creates an appeals process to handle complaints that it’s acting unfairly.
SAS

Sanoma sells its Romanian press distribution and kiosk operations
The Sanoma Trade division of the Sanoma Group will sell its press distribution and kiosk operations in Romania to Dan Vasile, the acting Managing Director of Rautakirja Romania S.A. and R-Kiosk Romania S.A. Sanoma will record a non-recurring restructuring cost of some EUR 8 million from this transaction in its second quarter result.
T & C

Sanoma Submits Bid To Buy Benelux TV Operations From ProSiebenSat1
Finnish media company Sanoma Oyj said it has submitted an offer to acquire German media group ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG's free-to-air TV assets in the Netherlands and Belgium, together with local partners.
T & C

Amazon Is Staffing Up To Become A Huge Online Advertising Player
Amazon has already taken the lead in e-commerce and e-books. Signs point to the company attempting to become a big player in mobile devices and tablets.
T & C

Anametrix Adds Investor and Hires Counsel
In the US, business analytics firm Anametrix has received an undisclosed amount of funding from private investor Walter Kortschak, and has appointed former WebSideStory exec Michael Christian as General Counsel and VP of Corporate Development. Both take up seats on the firm’s Board.

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AOL Inc.
Amazon.com, Inc.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Inc. (AAAS)
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
Farm Journal Media
Google, Inc.
HighWire Press
Sanoma Corporation
TEMIS S.A.
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
Thomson Reuters
Washington Post Company
YouTube, Inc.


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