Early Briefing: The Web's New Field Of Dreams
Monday is the day we turn our Business section over to local news. Here's some of the stories in today's paper:
* The wave of social networking and interactive content companies that has washed over Silicon Valley, promising to upend Internet business models, has reached the Washington area. About a dozen such companies, with names like Mixx, Searchles, and Qloud, has emerged in the region in recent months. See story.
* The founder of Long & Foster stirs the local mortgage industry after he urged his agents to use the company's in house mortgage lender more often and stop working with outside firms. See story.
* Giant and Wegmans join national beef recall after meat elsewhere was found tainted by E. coli bacteria. See story.
* Sallie Mae links executive bonuses in part to whether the company successfully completes its deal to go private; this after the buyers said they were walking away. See story.
* We take a look at the new family foundation launched by Georgetown basketball coach John Thompson III and his wife Monica. See story.
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Posted by: Jared Goralnick / technotheory.com | November 8, 2007 10:40 AM
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