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The Most Expensive Billionaire Homes In The World

Source: Business Balla | May 13 2014, 1:10pm CDT | by Forbes

The Most Expensive Billionaire Homes In The World In 2014 Jana Partners founder Barry Rosenstein recently purchased an...
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Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates talk endorsements, road to election

Oct 17 2014 2:15am CDT | Source: Daily Free Press

Massachusetts gubernatorial candidates have received endorsements from a variety of politicians, prominent leaders and activist groups from across the United States. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF While the hype of receiving an endorsement from prominent figures may aid in funding and visibility of a campaign, several candidates running in the Massachusetts gubernatorial election said they emphasize the importance of relat ...
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Oracle Just Hired The Man Who Built One Of Google’s Largest Products To Run Its Cloud Team (ORCL)

Oct 9 2014 5:54pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Peter S. Magnusson, Google’s former engineering director who was in charge of its App Engine team, was recently hired by Oracle to lead its cloud-computing business, Re/code’s Arik Hesseldahl reported Thursday. Magnusson is best known for being one of the founding members of Google’s App Engine team, where he built the search engine’s cloud and web app hosting platform. Most recently, he made headlines for leaving Snapchat’s VP of Engineering po ...
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Microsoft co-founder to donate $100 mn to fight Ebola
New York, Oct 25 (IANS/EFE) US billionaire Paul Allen, one of the founders of Microsoft, will donate $100 million to the fight against the Ebola virus, the daily New York Times said. | by IANS
Kenya to remove ghost workers from payroll
Nairobi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Kenyan government Friday said it will remove all ghost workers from its payroll in November. | by IANS
Mexico joins efforts to combat Ebola outbreak in West Africa
Mexico City, Oct 25 (IANS) Mexico is joining the international efforts to combat an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, the foreign affairs ministry said Friday. | by IANS

What Five Powerful Shareholders Want From Oracle (And Why They Probably Won't Get It) (ORCL)

Oct 1 2014 5:30pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

The age of the activist investor is upon us and Oracle is once more being targeted. As we previously reported, a group of five powerful institutional shareholders want to make changes to how Oracle elects its board members and ultimately change how it pays its top executives. "We equate the recent announcement on changes to Oracle’s leadership structure as simply a rearrangement of the deck chairs which serves to further empower executive ...
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Bill Gates stays atop Forbes list of richest Americans for the 21st straight year

Sep 29 2014 3:20pm CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates topped Forbes’ latest list of the 400 richest Americans for the 21st straight year. The list, released on Monday, was largely unchanged for 2014 and showed the rich getting richer. The combined wealth of those on the list rose 13 per cent to $2.29 trillion, helped by a stronger U.S. stock market. Gates’ net worth totalled $81 billion, up $9 billion from 2013. Investor Warren Buffett, the head of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., remained ...
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Mark Zuckerberg Made More Money Than Any Other American This Year

Sep 29 2014 1:11pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

The 2014 Forbes 400, an annual ranking of the 400 wealthiest Americans, launched Monday. One thing's certain: The rich keep getting richer. Mark Zuckerberg, the 30-year-old cofounder and CEO of Facebook, became the 11th richest person in the U.S., with a net worth of $34 billion. The Zuck also scored the title of "biggest gainer" in 2014, pocketing an additional $15 billion since last year. His placement atop this list continues a winning streak of sorts ...
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Kochs' net worth continues to climb, according to Forbes

Sep 29 2014 7:56am CDT | Source: Wichita Business Journal

Charles and David Koch of Wichita-based Koch Industries remain tied for the spot of fourth-richest American, according to the new Forbes 400 list. Forbes estimates the brothers' net worth at $42 billion apiece, up from an estimate of $40 billion released in March. The Kochs rank behind Bill Gates, with a net worth of $81 billion; Warren Buffett, at $67 billion; and Larry Ellison, at $50 billion. Also on the list is Wichita native Phil Ruffin, who owns Wichita real estat ...
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

Sep 29 2014 6:10am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Today’s “10 Things In Tech” is sponsored by  Good morning! It will be warm, but cloudy here in New York today. Let's look at the news.  1. Apple is under investigation by the European Commission for its tax arrangement in Ireland. There are allegations that Apple got a sweetheart tax deal in exchange for promising to bring jobs to Ireland. Apple denies any such arrangement and says it was only following established rules. 2. Facebook is rolling ou ...
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The Owner Of The Sacramento Kings Thinks Analyzing A Bunch Of Data Can Change Basketball, And He's Already Off To A Good Start

Sep 28 2014 8:02am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Vivek Ranadive, TIBCO CEO and Sacramento Kings owner, is no stranger to beating the odds. When he first moved from India to the US, he had less than $100 in his pocket. Yet, he still managed to find his way through graduating MIT and Harvard with a master’s degree. Coming out of school, Ranadive founded his first startup, Teknekron Software Systems, and created a real-time data processing software th ...
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