Young people in Iran are using a sophisticated crowdsourcing app to avoid the “morality police”

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The Aflac Duck Rocks the Red Carpet at 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards®

[PR Newswire] – COLUMBUS, Ga., Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance at the work site in the United States and official partner of the 58th GRAMMY Awards®, today announced the launch of its “Rock the Red Carpet” campaign. “Aflac is proud to once again join The Recording Academy® at the GRAMMY®s to recognize excellence in music and show this year’s top musicians the red carpet treatment – just like we treat our customers every day,” Aflac Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Gail Galuppo said. The Aflac Duck knows how to make an entrance, but to make sure he steals the scene this year, fans are invited to share their greatest red carpet do’s and don’ts by following @AflacDuck on Instagram.
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Why Merrill Lynch Sees Big Upside in Pfizer (and Even More With Allergan)

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[$$] Pfizer seeks to soothe fears over R&D

[at Financial Times] – Pfizer’s most senior scientist has moved to quell concerns that the company’s $160bn takeover of Allergan will lead to a clash of cultures and erode its commitment to discovering new drugs. Many of Pfizer’s …
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Pfizer To Reorganize After Allergan Buyout, With Saunders President

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Pfizer unveils management line up for combined company

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Pfizer unveils management line up for combined company

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[$$] Pricey, if Chastened, LinkedIn

[at Barrons.com] – LinkedIn’s once highflying stock has plunged to $101.11 from $195, following the Feb. 4 release of disappointing 2016 guidance. The guidance is an example of what this column pointed out two years ago (“Valuing LinkedIn,” April 26, 2014). LinkedIn’s (LNKD) revenue growth continues to slow, big time.

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Facebook India MD Kirthiga Reddy stepping down

[Reuters] – Facebook Inc’s India managing director, Kirthiga Reddy, said on Friday she is stepping down and returning to the United States to “explore new opportunities” at the company’s headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Reddy, who joined Facebook in 2010 as its first employee in India, said in a Facebook post she would be relocating in the next 6-12 months. Reddy is working closely with William Easton, MD of emerging markets (Asia Pacific), and Dan Neary, vice president of Asia Pacific, to search for her successor.

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