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News Update for the week of December 7,2015
It's been an unusual and emotional week...surviving a terrific Thanksgiving and holiday weekend, combined with all the horrible news from Southern California. While our thoughts and prayers go out to the families we are ever so mindful that we need to take a long hard look at gun control and related issues. 

On a happier note, The Festival of Lights starts next week. Chanukah is probably one of the best known Jewish holidays, not because of any great religious significance, but because of its proximity to Christmas. Many people think of this holiday as the Jewish Christmas, adopting many of the Christmas customs, such as elaborate gift-giving and decoration. 

Without getting too political or religious, It is bitterly ironic that this holiday, which has its roots in a revolution against assimilation and the suppression of Jewish religion, has become one of the most least understood dates on the calendar.

"Jared Feldman of Canvs Fast Forwards Social Sentiment Analytics"

This week on "Connecting...with Bill Sobel" on

As the CEO and founder of  Canvs, the first fully-automated platform to analyze social TV sentiment, Jared Feldman gives hope to any non-STEM majors in the world who aspire to become tech entrepreneurs.

New York City-based Canvs,  launched in public beta in April 2014 and formally released just last December, has already become the industry standard for measuring audience reactions at scale through the analysis of real-time Twitter data.

Messaging Maven Brian Reich: Connecting Passion with Causes"

When veteran communications strategist, writer and speaker Brian Reich has a message to deliver, you can be sure he'll craft it to resonate, break through the clutter - and persuade.
As the managing partner of New York City-based little m media, Reich brings his passion for effective communication to his work with global brands, startups, not-for-profits and cause-related organizations.

"Atmel's Sander Arts: Making Semiconductors Social" this week on "Connecting...with Bill Sobel" on CMSWire

It's no small irony that Internet searches for master  B2B marketer and passionate Internet of Things (IoT) evangelist Sander Arts typically serve up their results accompanied by ads for home improvement services and industrial-grade sandpaper.

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