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Report on the Failure of the Turpid Moraine Moraine Project

It is difficult to identify the proximate and ultimate causes of the failed Turpid Moraine Moraine Project, as this complex and sinister web of factors can pretty much be blamed on the people getting this report, but the effort is worthwhile as it keeps the report-writer from having to unload the boxes of returned things or suffer physical retribution from the Moraine Moraine clients. 671 more words

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TrustNordisk Sells 'The Salvation' Internationally

Kristian Levring’s upcoming western THE SALVATION has been picked up by French distributors Jour2Fête and Chrysalis Films (co-distribution), Greek distributor Hollywood Entertainment and Estin Film from Estonia.

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Hollo-Klausen Represents Norway at Cannes

Norwegian producer Teréz Hollo-Klausen, who most recently executive produced Norwegian director Arild Østin Ommundsen’s It’s Only Make Believe (Eventyrland/2013),  will be the Norwegian Producer on the Move between 17-19 May during this year’s Cannes International Film Festival.

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Google and Apple Settle Lawsuit Alleging Wage Fixing

Four major technology companies settled a lawsuit that alleged they conspired to keep salaries low in Silicon Valley on Thursday, only weeks before the high-profile trial date, Reuters reports. 243 more words

Ladies' Home Journal Folds After 131 Years

Ladies’ Home Journal will cease publishing, parent company Meredith said Thursday. The July edition will be the last monthly issue, and then the magazine will become a special interest publication sold on newsstands but not through subscriptions, … 172 more words

Amazon Posts Massive Sales, Small Profit

Amazon continues to generate enormous revenue even as it posts just modest profits. The online retailer’s sales rose 23 percent year-over-year to $19.74 billion in sales in the first quarter of 2014, beating analyst estimates of $19.43 billion. 354 more words

2Checkout raises $60M from VC firms for expansion in Columbus, Ireland

Story excerpt provided by Columbus Business First.

Written by Carrie Ghose.

2Checkout.com Inc. said Thursday it has closed the final phase of a $60 million investment led by venture capital firms Chicago Growth Partners and Trident Capital, who predicted the payment processor will grow to dominate international e-commerce. 52 more words

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