Monthly Archives: December 2010

Jacksonville Foreclosures Down in November

In recent blog posts, we discussed how foreclosure rates have increased from a year ago. However, homes in some stage of foreclosure are down nearly 42% from last November. One of the major reasons fewer homes are in foreclosure has … Continue reading

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What Companies Get Wrong When Marketing to Minorities

Instead of using focus groups, conduct your own research. Ricardo De La Blanca Brigati, chief executive officer of DLB group, a $10 million marketing firm that does business in the U.S., Spain, and Latin America, answers questions about marketing to … Continue reading

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Nearly 50% of Jacksonville Homes are “Underwater”

As many Jacksonville residential homeowner’s are aware, most homes are and have been declining in value for a while now. Many Florida residents are “underwater” on their homes. Underwater means they owe more on the house than the house is … Continue reading

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Change Coming in Online privacy laws

A recent Commerce Department report indicates that new online privacy legislation is coming. It is expected to have a substantial impact on all technology with internet capabilities. It is also geared at social media sites, such as Facebook and MySpace. … Continue reading

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Wikileak supporters Fight Back

In a recent blog post, we discussed how major American credit card companies are freezing transactions involving the Wikileak company. Wikileak allegedly disclosed classified information about U.S. intelligence and, in doing so, breached U.S. privacy laws. Now, Wikileak supporters are … Continue reading

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Are You the Victim of Patent Infringement?

Today, in the United States, it can be difficult to obtain a patent. Patents grant the holder the exclusive right to prevent others from making, using, or selling the patented idea without the patent holder’s permission. So, it is important … Continue reading

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Florida Sues EPA

Former Attorney General, Bill McCollum, and his replacement, Pam Bondi, are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in an attempt to stop the EPA from preempting a new environmental bill passed by the Florida legislature in 2009. The state’s Attorney … Continue reading

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Major American Credit Card Companies Getting Sued by Wikileaks’ Processor

Powerhouse credit card companies like Visa and Mastercard are declining transactions associated with Wikileaks – specifically, refusing to process donations to the organization. Wikileaks has been under investigation for allegedly releasing privacy information and its founder is in British custody … Continue reading

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Trustee in Madoff Case Sues JP Morgan Chase

The Bankruptcy Trustee in the Bernie Madoff saga has filed a lawsuit against JP Morgan Chase for $6.4 billion dollars. The Trustee believes JP had involvement in Madoff’s scheme of defrauding investors. The suit was filed in a New York … Continue reading

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Tampa based Firm Acquires Assets of Atlantic Beach Company

Technology Research Corp. of Tampa has acquired assets of a product line associated with TDI Products Inc.,of Atlantic Beach, Florida. Assets of the product line, Shoreline Reel, were sold to TRC for an undisclosed amount but included intellectual property rights, … Continue reading

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