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Secret Service director Pierson steps down amid controversy

Secret Service director Pierson steps down amid controversy

United States Secret Service director Julia Pierson resigned Wednesday afternoon following a series of security breaches revealed by the media this week.

GM's Barra to investors: 'I'm a little more impatient'

GM's Barra to investors: 'I'm a little more impatient'

General Motors CEO Mary Barra appeared before investors and financial analysts to outline a strategic plan for the automotive company.

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Mondelez's Bough: Large companies should hack themselves to grow #AWXI

Mondelez's Bough: Large companies should hack themselves to grow #AWXI

Work in a large company? Think like a hacker.

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Jamie Oliver: How brands can succeed on YouTube #AWXI

Jamie Oliver: How brands can succeed on YouTube #AWXI

Brand partnerships are key to helping YouTube users get the most out of the content platform, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver said at Advertising Week on Monday.

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Content is key to winning, says Sorrell at #AWXI

Content is key to winning, says Sorrell at #AWXI

After news broke that Japanese telecommunications company SoftBank is in talks to buy DreamWorks Animation, content creation took up much of the discussion between WPP CEO Martin Sorrell and his group of panelists at Advertising Week.

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Who real-timed Jeter's farewell best - Charmin, Jordan, Staples, or Tide?

Who real-timed Jeter's farewell best - Charmin, Jordan, Staples, or Tide?

Brands tip their caps to Derek Jeter after his last home game at Yankee Stadium.

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Doing good business and much more

Doing good business and much more

Communications with conscience was top of mind when delegates from 66 countries gathered in Madrid for the World Public Relations Forum.

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Ferguson police chief issues apology to Brown's parents, protesters

Ferguson police chief issues apology to Brown's parents, protesters

More than a month after unarmed black teen Michael Brown was fatally shot by a white cop in Ferguson, Missouri, the town's police chief Tom Jackson released a video apologizing to Brown's family and peaceful protesters.

Former IR exec who dashed from cameras barefoot pleads guilty

Former IR exec who dashed from cameras barefoot pleads guilty

Michael Lucarelli pleaded guilty on Wednesday to insider trading charges.

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Who real-timed the 'bendable' iPhone best - Kit Kat, LG, or Zazzle?

Who real-timed the 'bendable' iPhone best - Kit Kat, LG, or Zazzle?

Brands have some fun at Apple's expense after reports of a "bendable" iPhone 6 Plus.

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