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  • Farmers using falcons to scare off crop-eating birds

    Farmers using falcons to scare off crop-eating birds
    To keep pesky birds away from his blueberries, veteran farmer Mark Flamm has blared recordings of avian distress calls, shot noisy "bird bangers" from a pistol and ordered an employee to shake a gravel-filled bottle at the sky. He even went old-school...
  • Teen apparel retailers suffer as consumers get stingier

    Teen apparel retailers suffer as consumers get stingier
    Teen apparel brands have been losing their shirts, and it's not a fashion choice. Against a backdrop of prolonged consumer stinginess, reinforced Friday by reports of a scant monthly increase in August retail sales, an anemic back-to-school...
  • California new car dealers claim Tesla violates advertising laws

    California new car dealers claim Tesla violates advertising laws
    The trade group for California’s new car dealers wants the state Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate Tesla Motors’ advertising practices, alleging that the upstart automaker is violating various state and federal laws in marketing...
  • Teen advocacy groups ask FTC to block Facebook privacy changes

    Teen advocacy groups ask FTC to block Facebook privacy changes
    SAN FRANCISCO -- A coalition of more than 20 public health, youth and consumer groups that advocate for the health and welfare of teens are raising concerns about the potential negative effects of proposed changes to Facebook's privacy policy and are...
  • Paisleys sell Pacific Palisades home

    Paisleys sell Pacific Palisades home
    Country musician Brad Paisley and his wife, "Nashville" actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley, have sold a home in Pacific Palisades for $2.5 million. The restored house, with more 1920s character than country vibe, features a two-story living room with a...
  • Michelle Obama's nutrition campaign comes with political pitfalls

    Michelle Obama's nutrition campaign comes with political pitfalls
    WASHINGTON — Shortly after she launched her signature anti-obesity initiative more than three years ago, Michelle Obama signaled she would take on a contentious issue: advertising for snacks, soft drinks, sugary cereals and fast food aimed at...
  • FBI agent Austin Berglas fights cyberattacks on corporate America

    FBI agent Austin Berglas fights cyberattacks on corporate America
    NEW YORK — Corporate America has increasingly found itself under siege by hackers backed by organized criminals and foreign governments alike. A group called the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for knocking the New York Times'...
  • Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle

    Healthcare reform heats up drugstore battle
    Obamacare is driving a transformation in the way pharmacies do business, so get ready. The healthcare reform law will expand access to medical services for millions of people. That's going to place added pressure on primary healthcare providers and...
  • Sony shakes up marketing department, HBO's Naegle exiting

    Sony shakes up marketing department, HBO's Naegle exiting
    After the coffee. Before checking out how all the new shows did. The Skinny: All caught up on "Breaking Bad." Wish AMC put the finale on video on demand so I could watch it now. Throw in more commercials, I don't care! Tuesday's headlines include an...
  • Mobile-ad budgets rise 142% since 2011, study says

    Mobile-ad budgets rise 142% since 2011, study says
    Mobile-advertising budgets have surged 142% since 2011, according to a new study, as brand marketers seek to capitalize on consumers' love affair with smartphones and tablets. The Interactive Advertising Bureau study polled 300 top marketing executives,...
  • Pandora shares fall as analyst praises iTunes Radio for cars

    Pandora shares fall as analyst praises iTunes Radio for cars
    Shares of Internet radio giant Pandora Media Inc. fell Wednesday after an analyst said Apple Inc.’s technology will give it an advantage as it pushes into the market of in-car listeners. Richard Greenfield, an analyst at BTIG who has a “...