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Service without a smile: why airlines aren't nice

...reservation change fees. The financial benefits would "significantly outweigh the potential customer backlash," Cowen Securities analyst Helane Becker wrote in a note to JetBlue investors.Similarly, Wolfe Research analyst Hunter Keay gleefully reported...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-08/service-without-smile-why-
Tobacco firms Reynolds, Lorillard in merger talks

...positive for the global tobacco industry and could be just the beginning of future transactions," Wells Fargo Securities analyst Bonnie Herzog wrote in an investor note.That's partly because demand for traditional cigarettes is falling in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-11/tobacco-firms-reynolds-lor
Administration incompetent

...and only days after proposing to "cold standby" the mixed-oxide processing plant at Savannah River Site. And security analysts have labeled Syria as the most troubling al-Qaida location, after this president failed to engage the original rebel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-03-28/administration-incompete
Security analyst at Fort Gordon admits to falsifying timesheets

A Beech Island woman employed with a private contractor used by the National Security Agency at Fort Gordon pleaded guilty Thursday to criminal charges in federal court. Allison Michelle Waddell, 33, admitted in U.S.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-12/security-analyst-fort-
Target's fallout from security breach likely will far outpace what TJX faced

...damage.Target said it can't yet estimate how much the data breach will cost it in total. But Avivah Litan, a security analyst at technology research firm Gartner Inc., a technology research firm, puts the costs of the Target breach at between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-26/targets-fallout-security-b
Customers' encrypted PINs were stolen, target says

...remained encrypted within our system, and remained encrypted when it was removed from our systems."However, Gartner security analyst Avivah Litan said Friday that the PINs for the affected cards are vulnerable and people should change their codes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-27/target-customers-encrypted
Target offers discounts, credit monitoring amid anger over data breach

...dollars that companies such as Target spend implementing credit-card security measures each year, Avivah Litan, a security analyst with Gartner Research said she believes the theft might have been an inside job."The fact this breach can happen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-20/target-offers-discounts-cr
Who's at fault? Who pays the bills? Answers to some questions about the Target data breach

...this magnitude particularly alarming.Experts disagree about how the breach might have happened.Avivah Litan, a security analyst with Gartner Research, says given all the security, she believes the breach might have been an inside job.But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-19/whos-fault-who-pays-bills-
Netflix earnings multiply, adds 1.3 million US subscribers

...consecutive trading session on Tuesday."They are growing nicely, and they deserve credit for that," said Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter. "But I still don't understand how they can be valued this high."In a Monday interview...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-21/netflix-earnings-multiply-
Apple urged to kowtow to Wall Street as shares plunge

...similar to companies like IBM Corp. and Microsoft Corp."The company is at a bit of a crossroads," said Nomura Securities analyst Stuart Jeffrey. "It's gone from launching big hit products where they didn't have to look at the competitive landscape...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-24/apple-urged-kowtow-wall-st