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Apple, Pfizer, GM and other financial turkeys of 2014 — Thanksgiving, the quintessential American holiday, is almost upon us. That makes this an absolutely perfect time to talk about turkeys-of the financial variety, of course. We have an unusually plentiful flock this year, featuring giant companies that have fouled up badly.

The non-politicians who profit from Election Day — The winners of the 2014 midterm elections will be revealed tonight after the polls close and the votes are tallied - or, at least, the political winners will be. But there are ways to for non-politicians to cash in on Election Day, and we're not talking about bribery or other suspicious activities.

Publicis in talks to buy Sapient, Wall Street Journal says — (Reuters) - French advertising giant Publicis Groupe SA is in talks to acquire U.S.-based Sapient Corp. as it attempts to fast-track its transformation into digital technology, according the Wall Street Journal. The report said Publicis' bid comes after a failed merger attempt with Omnicom Group. The deal could be announced as soon as Monday, the...

Tesla closes on free Nevada land for gigafactory — Tesla Motors today closed its deal to acquire the 980-acre site in an industrial park outside Reno where it has already begun pouring concrete for a giant lithium-ion battery factory. Lance Gilman, a principal and partner with the Tahoe-Reno Industrial Center, told Fortune today that papers have been filed in the Storey County courthouse transferring the "gigafactory" site to the automaker.

How Senegal and Nigeria are beating the U.S. at responding to Ebola — It is possible to stop the spread of Ebola, the virus that has decimated the West African economy and caused businesses in Liberia to scramble to save their workers. Two African countries, Senegal and Nigeria, have successfully contained the deadly disease within their borders.

How well do you know your startup CEOs? — Take this quiz to test your knowledge about some of Silicon Valley's biggest entrepreneurs.

See a great media story? Tip it to Mediagazer on Twitter and get recognized. — You can now use Twitter to tip Mediagazer to breaking media industry news - and you may do so unintentionally. If you read Mediagazer, you're probably aware of Twitter, the microcontent platform for sharing 140-character messages with other Twitter users who follow your insights.
Nov 26, 2014

@cwarzel Also, why interfere? Your competitor is doing itself enough damage. Let them.

Nov 26, 2014

@cwarzel Haven't read the article yet, but I'm assuming the answer is "common sense"

Nov 26, 2014

@frankba @msg on the other hand, you’ll likely be able to track her movement from Uber receipts when she’s 16

Nov 26, 2014

RT @lilsarg: May you be born a white child of privilege and know only the pain of a longer than usual commute due to peaceful protests by others.

Nov 26, 2014

“Badge” is the most underrated Clapton song y/n?

Nov 26, 2014

@frankba @msg self-driving cars may be taking her to soccer practice in 10 years, so problem could resolve itself?

Nov 25, 2014

"The floor below is dark red and dotted with white feathers." A kosher turkey farm prepares for Thanksgiving:

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