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CTV Edmonton: Small Business Week: Dallas Pizza 
CTV News - 8 Hours ago
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Small Business Week: The Frame Tutor 
CTV News - 8 Hours ago
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SME Innovation Challenge #7 - Burger Bakar Abang Burn | Josh Lee Fragrances 
BFM 89.9 - 7 Hours ago
Out of 485 submissions for the Alliance Bank BizSmart SME Innovation Challenge, only 20 finalists made the cut. We catch up with these companies over the next few weeks to learn about their businesses     Add Comment

SMEs seek assistance in starting up businesses 
Post-Courier - 7 Hours ago
THE fabled Islands of Love immediately conjures up in the minds of many people images of gorgeous women roaming freely in their trimmed grass skirts but naturally the Trobriand Islands are indeed strikingly     Add Comment
>>   Venture Capital
Silicon Valley VC Confidence Declines for First Time in Two Years 
Woodworking Magazine - 7 Hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO – The Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index® for the third quarter of 2014, based on a September 20?1?4 survey of 33 San Francisco Bay Area venture capitalists, registered 3.89     Add Comment

Figure 1: Venture financing for therapies and diagnostics for bacterial infections 
BioCentury.com - 7 Hours ago
Cover Story: Diagnosing resistance Figure 1. Venture financing for therapies and diagnostics for bacterial infections. (I) Total amount of venture financing for newly formed companies developing therapies     Add Comment

Significant Investor Visa changes to boost venture capital 
Financial Standard - 8 Hours ago
The government has signalled changes to the significant investor visa (SIV) scheme that could see funds channelled into riskier investments such as venture capital and startups. Trade and indicated the     Add Comment

Investors in anti-Facebook startup have no idea how it will make money 
Disinformation - 9 Hours ago
Ello, the notably stripped-down, ad-free social network,  announced Thursday that it has taken $5.5 million in venture capital and re-incorporated as a “Public Benefit Corporation.” The company’s founders     Add Comment
>>   Transportation industry
Kenya says construction of high-speed railway on course 
CHINAdaily USA - 7 Hours ago
NAIROBI - The Kenyan government confirmed on Thursday that construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) aimed at providing efficient and cost-effective rail transport for both freight and passengers,     Add Comment

10/23: New York Physician tested for Ebola; Writers find their train of thought  
CBS News - 9 Hours ago
A New York City physician who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa became ill and is being tested for the virus; and, Bill Willingham boarded the Empire Builder last week in Seattle     Add Comment

Chinese rail partnership wins landmark Boston subway deal 
CHINAdaily USA - 9 Hours ago
Workers assemble subway cars at a workshop of Changchun Railway Vehicles Co Ltd in Changchun, capital of Jilin province, on Dec 31,2013. Changchun Railway was the top-ranked company in the Chinese rail     Add Comment

Metro Votes: Transportation a top issue for cyclists, drivers and transit users 
Metro Canada - 7 Hours ago
Rain doesn’t stop Vancouverite Itay Ward from cycling to work every day. “You just enjoy the activity of it,” said Ward, who converted to cycling at the recommendation of a friend in 2011, four years     Add Comment
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>>   Trade
China service trade deficit expands in September 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 8 Hours ago
BEIJING -- China continued to see a bigger deficit in foreign service trade in September, the latest data from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) showed. The country's service trade     Add Comment

US to scrap trade deal on Russian steel duties 
Reuters - 9 Hours ago
A red-hot slab of metal is transported on a production line at a hot rolling workshop of the Novolipetsk (NLMK) steel mill in Lipetsk, about 500 km (311 miles) southeast of the capital Moscow, January     Add Comment

WTO D-G begins consultations, HOD meet set for 31 October 
Third World Network - 7 Hours ago
TWN Info Service on WTO and Trade Issues (Oct14/07) 24 October 2014 Third World Network   WTO D-G begins consultations, HOD meet set for 31 October Published in SUNS #7900     Add Comment

VN sees $1.4b trade surplus with Australia 
Viet Nam News - 7 Hours ago
HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam experienced a trade surplus of about US$1.4 billion in the past nine months with Australia, thereby making it Viet Nam's largest export market in the Oceania region. Vietnam     Add Comment
>>   Telecom industry
The smartphone that answers back 
BBC - 9 Hours ago
With so many smartphones on the market, manufacturers are having to work harder to make their devices really stand out from the crowd. BBC Click's LJ Rich looks at one phone that will offer you an emotional     Add Comment

UPDATE 1-Mexico's Televisa posts third-quarter loss after Iusacell sale 
Reuters UK - 7 Hours ago
(Adds reason for loss, context, share price) MEXICO CITY Oct 23 (Reuters) - Mexican broadcaster Grupo Televisa, the world's biggest provider of Spanish-language content, posted a third-quarter loss     Add Comment

Big telcos avoided in piracy crackdown 
Sydney Morning Herald - 8 Hours ago
Online pirates on the Telstra and Optus networks can breath easy for now, while those downloading illegal copies of movies over iiNet and smaller providers may soon receive an invoice for up to $5000     Add Comment

Meet the invite only $299 smartphone 
CNBC - 8 Hours ago
"Our model when you sell phones is that we keep a slim margin, we don't make money on the phone but we don't lose money on the phone," Pei told CNBC in a phone interview. On October 27, One Plus is     Add Comment
>>   Technology
>>   Logistics
FedEx information chief sees railroad lesson in selecting technology [The Commercial  
BusinessWeek - 8 Hours ago
Oct. 24--One of corporate America's most notable information technology leaders, FedEx Railroads were a technology that would change everything, but different companies initially made huge investments     Add Comment

UPS, FedEx seek ways to manage massive peak season package bulge Reuters 
MSN Philippines - 8 Hours ago
CHICAGO - Determined not to repeat a holiday season that left millions of packages delivered too late and customers seething, United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) and FedEx Corp (FDX.N) are investing heavily     Add Comment

Travelex upgrades application delivery network to support growing online demand 
MIS Asia - 8 Hours ago
Foreign exchange provider Travelex has deployed A10 Networks application delivery controllers across its global data centre network, helping improve access to critical software systems. As part of its     Add Comment

Panel examines logistics challenges and solutions for Western supply chains 
Canadian Transportation Logistics - 7 Hours ago
CALGARY, Alta.-- CITT’s Canada Logistics Conference 2014 launched today at the Fairmont Palliser in Calgary, Alberta with a learning session on “SUCCESS IN THE WEST”.   Moderated by Canadian Shipper’s     Add Comment
>>   Developer
>>   Construction
Risen Energy to build a plant in Mexico 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 7 Hours ago
The booth of Risen Energy Co at a solar energy exhibition in Shanghai. The company expects to invest $600 million on the building of a 300 megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant in the Mexican state     Add Comment

Kenya says construction of high-speed railway on course 
CHINAdaily USA - 7 Hours ago
NAIROBI - The Kenyan government confirmed on Thursday that construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) aimed at providing efficient and cost-effective rail transport for both freight and passengers,     Add Comment

JCB digs deep to help save iconic Wedgewood collection 
Hub 4 - 8 Hours ago
JCB - the world's third largest manufacturer of construction equipment - has announced a significant contribution to help save one of the world's most important industrial archives. The Bamford Charitable     Add Comment

$500,000 for 500,000 gallons: Grand Forks water district to build new reservoir  
BusinessWeek - 8 Hours ago
Oct. 23--The expanding Grand Forks-Traill Water District will receive a $500,000 USDA Rural Development loan guarantee to build a new 500,000-gallon concrete water reservoir. The project will double     Add Comment

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