Smallbiz Small Talk: How companies are targeting Hispanics to boost sales

...population.Hispanics also have enormous buying power - $1.4 trillion, according to an estimate by market research company Nielsen. Large companies such as NxStage have taken notice - and so have smaller firms.Companies are hiring celebrities, such as...

Restarts still controversial topic in NASCAR

...16-driver field for the Chase for the Championship, ratings for last Saturday's race at Richmond were 1.7, according to Nielsen Media Research. That number for NBCSN was 37-percent lower than ESPN's for the same race a year ago, and it was the second-lowest...

Nielsen admits to errors in TV measurement

NEW YORK - The Nielsen company on Friday admitted to errors...across all of the broadcast networks. Nielsen described the errors as minuscule, but...first week of the television season.Nielsen executives said the errors only became...

Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

...People ages 18 to 34 spent on average nearly 109 hours a month watching live TV in the first quarter of this year, according to Nielsen. That's by far the largest amount of time spent on any device, but the number is down from more than 131 hours a month...

'Slave Trade' video game altered after social media backlash

...promptly chastised on social media for trivializing slavery with the stacking segment. Serious Games founder Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen took to Twitter to defend "Slave Trade" against the controversy before deleting his account Tuesday. He could not be immediately...

Nielsen critics are persistent despite improved numbers

...after a campaign was launched against Nielsen Media Research for fear that a new counting system would shortchange blacks, Nielsen says blacks are watching more television...monopoly over measuring TV audiences. Nielsen, which prefers a low public profile...

Lonnie Nielsen rallies to win at En-Joie

ENDICOTT, N.Y. - Lonnie Nielsen was as amazed as anybody. Nielsen shot a 9-under 63 on Sunday, vaulting past second-round...Black. Trailing Funk by three shots entering the day, Nielsen started with four birdies and an eagle and pulled away...

Actor Leslie Nielsen dies at 84

LOS ANGELES - Leslie Nielsen, who traded in his dramatic persona...the passing of beloved actor Leslie Nielsen, probably best remembered as Lt. Frank...pictures and television," said Kelly.Nielsen came to Hollywood in the mid-1950s...

Nielsen reflects on work

...education superintendent, Republican Barbara Nielsen leaves office saying she accomplished...I've done all the hard work," said Ms. Nielsen, who will be replaced today by Democrat...lower teacher-student ratios. Ms. Nielsen, who decided not to seek re-election...

Nielsen not pleased with prospective successors

...Outgoing Education Superintendent Barbara Nielsen says the two people vying for her job...of education and how it works," said Nielsen, a Republican who is not seeking a third...I'm not so sure that has happened," Nielsen said Friday. "My biggest concern...