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Alibaba

Loeb, Paulson, others cash in on Alibaba

Oct 23 2014 1:23pm CDT

After salivating at the IPO, hedge funds lucky enough to buy in early to Alibaba are indeed maki ...
Source: CNBC   Full article at: CNBC  
 
 
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Jack Ma

IBM Should Take A Strategy Lesson From Alibaba

Oct 21 2014 4:43pm CDT

For years, IBM’s leaders didn’t take strategy lessons. They gave lessons, as the company’s strategy served as an example for others to follow. But with sales stagnating lately, it may be time for company leaders to get a strategy lesson -- from an unlikely ca ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  
 
 
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Microsoft

Dear Mr. Nadella, Listen To The Reality Of Pay Raises For Women

Oct 24 2014 7:17am CDT

How Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's comments are provoking both disappointment and determination among women looking for a pay ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  
 
 
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Yahoo

Hackers Are Using Microsoft PowerPoint To Attack Computers (MSFT)

Oct 24 2014 5:48am CDT

Microsoft is scrambling to issue a Windows update after security researchers discovered a flaw in PowerPoint that hackers are using to seize control of computers. Computer World reports that the security problem affects all of the currently supported releases of Windows. The n ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider  
 
 
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Apple

What It Will Take to Change the Culture of Wall Street

Oct 24 2014 7:00am CDT

William C. Dudley, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, gave a speech Monday in which he used the word “culture” 45 times. Here’s how he defined it: Culture relates to the implicit norms that guide behavior in the absence of r ...
Source: Harvard Business Review   Full article at: Harvard Business Review  
 
 
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Crowd funding

Commercial real estate crowd funder grabs $100K in Bend

Oct 21 2014 12:39pm CDT

Fresh off an $800,000 round of seed funding announced in September, Portland-based commercial real estate crowd funding platform CrowdStreet nabbed another $100,000 at the Bend Venture Conference on Friday. The infusion comes from Bend-based investment firm Seven Peaks Ventures ...
Source: Business Journal of Portland   Full article at: Business Journal of Portland  
 
 
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Hedge Funds

Rotenberg ’17: Too liberal to notice

Oct 23 2014 11:50pm CDT

On Oct. 15, The Herald published an opinions column by Peter Makhlouf ’16 about university campuses that argued that “right-wing ideology (shies) away from critical examination.” Makhlouf posits that right-wing groups, including ones to which I belong, think colleges are “force-feeding liberal va ...
Source: The Brown Daily Herald   Full article at: The Brown Daily Herald  
 
 
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Venture capital

33 Silicon Valley Investors Just Signaled Big Doubt About The Tech Boom They Created

Oct 24 2014 7:11am CDT

For the first time in two years, venture capitalists who invest in tech startups have expressed declining confidence in their business. Don't panic — it's not a sign that the boom has suddenly come to an end. But it is another signal, in a series of recent signals, that thinkers within S ...
Source: Business Insider   Full article at: Business Insider  
 
 
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NYSE

Chiquita shareholders vote today on Fyffes deal

Oct 24 2014 6:58am CDT

It appears the Chiquita Brands International Inc. shareholders meeting to determine whether the Charlotte banana company should buy Fyffes plc will happen today. Chiquita (NYSE:CQB) issued a news release at 7 o'clock Friday morning saying the ...
Source: Charlotte Business Journal   Full article at: Charlotte Business Journal  
 
 
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NASDAQ

Votes that would halt Lexington cable merger delayed

Oct 24 2014 6:00am CDT

Final votes on two resolutions that would halt the merger of Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) and Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) cable in Lexington have been delayed by Lexington's Urban County Council, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader. The vote was delayed after the c ...
Source: Business First of Louisville   Full article at: Business First of Louisville  
 
 
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Zendesk

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks October 6th To October 10th And Year -To-Date

Oct 12 2014 8:54am CDT

The highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date when measured by share price gains are Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) up 52.79%, NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) up 41.64%, Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) up 33.42%, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) up 25.68%, Qualys (NASDAQ:QLYS) up 23.54%, and Intel ( ...
Source: Forbes Real Time   Full article at: Forbes Real Time  
 
 
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GoDaddy

Silicon Valley VC confidence drops for first time in 2 years

Oct 23 2014 3:39pm CDT

Confidence among Silicon Valley venture capital investors dropped for the first time in two year in the third quarter, according to a new survey. The report from the University of San Francisco is the latest sign of nervousness among VCs as startup valuat ...
Source: San Francisco Business Times   Full article at: San Francisco Business Times  
 
 
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Univision

Cincinnati Bell elects new director

Oct 22 2014 11:42am CDT

Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) has elected a ninth member of its board of directors. John Eck was named as a director of Cincinnati Bell effective Oct. 20. Eck is the chief operations officer and executive vice president of operations and technology at Univision Comm ...
Source: Cincinnati Business Courier   Full article at: Cincinnati Business Courier  
 
 
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GoPro

Machine Learning: GoPro Cameras Face Simpler Competition

Oct 22 2014 3:05pm CDT

If you just want a portable, easy-to-operate still and video camera, it’s worth taking a look at some alternatives now on th ...
Source: NewYorkTimes-Business Day   Full article at: NewYorkTimes-Business Day  
 
 
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Pfizer

Pfizer's $11 billion buyback plan deflates AstraZeneca bid hopes

Oct 24 2014 6:06am CDT

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer is to continue buying back stock, with the board authorising a new $11 billion share repurchase plan, deflating expectations that it will make a new bid for AstraZenec ...
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AstraZeneca

Pfizer's $11 billion buyback plan deflates AstraZeneca bid hopes

Oct 24 2014 6:06am CDT

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. drugmaker Pfizer is to continue buying back stock, with the board authorising a new $11 billion share repurchase plan, deflating expectations that it will make a new bid for AstraZeneca. ...
Source: Reuters India   Full article at: Reuters India  
 
 
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Primark

'Cheap Chic' Gets Cheaper Yet

Oct 23 2014 7:07pm CDT

Primark, the U.K. fast-fashion chain that sells T-shirts for a couple of pounds and doesn’t believe in online retailing, wants to make it big in the U.S. Its big selling point to ...
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