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WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH Profile America — Monday, September 15th. Today marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month — a time to recognize the contributions and cultures of the nation's fastest-growing population group. The idea started as a special week in 1968 and was expanded to a full month 20 years later.  There are 52 million Hispanics in the U.S., 17 percent of the total population, forming the nation's largest ethnic or racial minority. Over half of that population resides in California, Texas or Florida, and nearly two-thirds are of Mexican background. Twenty-two-and-a-half percent of all elementary and high school students in the U.S. are Hispanic, indicative of a growing population that is expected to reach nearly 129 ... (more)

Small Businesses Spend More on Social Media Than Any Other Media Category, According to BIA/Kelsey's Local Commerce Monitor

CHANTILLY, Va., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the latest wave of BIA/Kelsey's "Local Commerce Monitor" (LCM 18, July 2014), an ongoing study of the advertising behaviors of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), 74.5 percent of SMBs reported using social media to promote their businesses—more than any other category of media. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140912/145721 Facebook dominates SMB usage, with 55.1 percent of SMBs reporting they have a Facebook page for business use, and 20.0 percent reporting they have run a Facebook ad or promoted post. At ... (more)

Danaher to Acquire Nobel Biocare Holding AG for CHF 17.10 per share

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danaher Corporation (NYSE:DHR) has entered into a definitive transaction agreement with Nobel Biocare Holding AG ("Nobel Biocare") (SIX Swiss Exchange: NOBN) pursuant to which Danaher Corporation or one of its direct or indirect subsidiaries ("Danaher") will commence a tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Nobel Biocare in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.2 billion.  The deal is expected to widen Danaher's market presence in the global dental industry and allow Nobel Biocare to accelerate its strategic... (more)

Newsbyte: SAP HANA® Cloud Platform to Drive a New Digital Golf Experience at the 2015 Solheim Cup

WALLDORF, Germany, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With one year to go until the 2015 Solheim Cup and as the official global technology partner, SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today previewed its plans to drive a new digital golf experience at one of the most prestigious tournaments in women's golf. As a first step with this initiative, a new Solheim Cup 2015 mobile app for fan engagement powered by SAP HANA® Cloud Platform was unveiled at the Solheim Cup Charity Promotion Event taking place September 13-16, 2014, in Heidelberg, Germany, at the Golf Club St. Leon-Rot. The charity event offers... (more)

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