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By SARA GERMANO
Relevance: Marketing- That may be about to change. Skechers USA Inc., known more for fashion sneakers than sports shoes, has signed a new contract with Olympic medalist and New York City Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi that marks a shift in the way sponsors traditionally reward track and field athletes.
By MICHELLE KUNG And ERICA ORDEN
Relevance: Launches- A coalition of film studios and movie-theater companies said it intends to start experimenting with a new satellite-based digital delivery system for movies, in a bid to make theatrical distribution more efficient.
By Marie Szaniszlo
Relevance: Higher Education- But dozens of Massachusetts Institute of Technology students have embraced a new school initiative to produce short videos teaching youngsters in kindergarten to 12th grade basic concepts in science and engineering. And they’ve done it with panache.
By Ira Kantor
Relevance: Social Media- Facebook attributed its revenue spike to continued growth in active users.
By Lu Wang and Thomas Black
Relevance: Business Economy- Companies from Apple to 3M are surpassing earnings estimates at the highest rate in two years as economic growth at home helps drive demand and counter a drag from Europe.
By Gail Waterhouse
Relevance- Food: Panera chief operating officer John Maguire will try to turn Friendly’s around.
By Brett Molina
Relevance: Social Media- Facebook is taking several steps to ensure its 900 million users explore the social network more securely.
By James R. Healey
Relevance: Automotive- Nissan is recalling Titan pickups and Armada SUVs because of a mistake on the tire-information label.
By IAN MOUNT
Relevance: Digital- The Newark Nut Company paid a hefty price for a clean, new domain name – then watched its traffic fall significantly.
By DAVID POGUE
Relevance: New products- A new glow in the dark ebook will be sold for $140.
Relevance: Social Media/Marketing- According to Peter Shankman, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist with a hearty background of marketing and consulting under his belt, the answer is actually pretty easy: “Sharing for the sake of just hearing yourself talk is pointless.”
Relevance: Social Media- In a pro football first, the presumed top two picks in this week’s NFL Draft will hold Google+ Hangouts with fans of their new teams.
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