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By a landslide.
Emanuel Wins Big in Chicago -- Almost five months after resigning as President Barack Obama's chief of staff to enter this city's mayoral race, Mr. Emanuel received 55% of the vote with more than 97% of the precincts reporting, more than the simple majority needed to avoid a run-off campaign against second-place finisher Gery Chico. Mr. Chico, a onetime chief of staff to Mayor Richard M. Daley, received 25% of the vote.

Social media and suppliers.
What's The Chatter? Using Social Networks For Managing Suppliers -- How many e-mailed Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter messages and alerts do you get in a day? If you're like me, you get several hundred a day in addition to your normal job-related email. Your valuable time is being taken up reading and responding to all these messages. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to cut through the noise and put the information to more productive use in your work? Today's emerging enterprise social networking technologies can help do just that, enabling you to cut across organizational boundaries and leverage the combined knowledge of groups of specialists inside and outside the four walls of your company.

Help us, Apple.
'Poisoned' Chinese workers turn to Apple for help -- Chinese workers injured while making touchscreens for mobile devices, including iPhones, have written to Apple asking it to do more to help them. Some 137 workers suffered adverse health effects following exposure to a chemical, known as n-hexane.

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