The Proprietor Is Celebrating Another Spin Around the Sun

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Brand new mobile social network ReallyMet puts a new twist on social media

Lani Rosales | 2011/11/14  | Adios, fake friend collecting One of the major criticisms of social media networks like Twitter is the “follow me and I’ll follow you back” mentality with thousands of strangers attempting to pump up their follower count. Continue reading

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Startup Skillz Lunch Program Starts Tuesday in San Francisco

November 13, 2011 Some of the best entrepreneurs are engineers. If you can design and build new products, all you really need is an idea. But many engineers believe that you need much more: the business skills to read a P&L, file articles of incorporation, raise money, get press, meet customers, manage employees, and all that other jazz Continue reading

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Top reasons cited for purchasing real estate – new report

AGBeat | 2011/11/14  | Home buyer behavior in 2011 The 2011 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers surveyed 5,708 home buyers and sellers, learning that the demographics of home buyers and types of homes being sold has shifted drastically this year, mostly due to job instability and insecurity as well as tightened lending. Continue reading

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Do more home buyers come from renting an apartment or owning a home? Report

AGBeat | 2011/11/13  | Portrait of the modern American home buyer This summer, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) surveyed 5,708 home buyers and sellers for their 2011 National Association of Realtors® Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers. The report reveals that the demographics of home buyers and types of homes being sold has shifted dramatically this year, mostly due to job instability and insecurity as well as tightened lending Continue reading

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Elderly California Man Suspected in Beating Death of Wife, but May Not Remember It

Published November 13, 2011 | NewsCore LOS ANGELES –   A 96-year-old man was in police custody Sunday on suspicion of fatally bludgeoning his wife -- but he may not even be aware of her death, due to his dementia, KTLA-TV reported. Officers were called Saturday to the Los Angeles home Milton Weiss shared with wife Ann on a report of a suspicious death, and found the 81-year-old woman dead from an apparent head injury. Continue reading

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How to perfect your elevator pitch – video demonstration

Marti Trewe | 2011/11/13  | Whether looking for a business partner, investor, or simply introducing your business to a potential client, having a tailored elevator pitch can put you ahead of those who can’t quite describe what they do or what they have to offer, which is fairly common. Continue reading

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Police-supply firms give big to museum project in D.C.

WASHINGTON – The list of the most generous donors to the planned $80 million National Law Enforcement Museum is packed with corporate powerhouses — Motorola, DuPont, Verizon and Panasonic, among others. National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund The National Law Enforcement Museum is shown in an artist's rendering. The companies or their related foundations have poured millions of dollars into developing the new attraction, set to open here in late 2013. Continue reading

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Asia-Pacific leaders: Free trade vital to recovery

KAPOLEI, Hawaii — Asia-Pacific leaders said further freeing up trade is crucial to a lasting global economic recovery as they wrapped up an annual summit that produced tangible progress toward a regional trade bloc. A declaration Sunday from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Hawaii said the region is now the vanguard for global growth due to previous progress in forging closer economic ties and free trade. A U.S.-backed plan to forge a Pacific free trade bloc got a big boost Sunday when leaders of Canada and Mexico joined Japan in expressing support for a deal that has received a cool reception from rising power China. Continue reading

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The rise of location based services and geosocial networks – infographic

Marti Trewe | 2011/11/13  | Mobile and social apps are increasingly designed to have a “check in” feature based on GPS technologies, like geosocial networks Gowalla, Foursquare and Facebook Places to name a few, while location based services (LBS) like Yelp use your geographic location to determine what is near you at the present time. Location based services and geosocial networks have been all the rage and consumers are using their mobile devices to share their locations in droves with a strong user base on smartphones and in each case, slightly more men check in than women. We reported in September that one in four Americans use location based services and studies now show that 35 percent of adult Americans now own a smartphone and great advancements have been made in the geosocial web space Continue reading

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