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Quora Raises $80 Million From Tiger Global To 'Stay Independent Forever'

Source: Business Balla | Apr 9 2014, 8:08am CDT

Quora, the popular questions and answers website, says it has the largest library of first-hand knowledge and second...
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Peter Thiel's Advice To Entrepreneurs: Tell Me Something That's True But Nobody Agrees With

Source: Business Balla | Feb 28 2014, 2:47am CST

Peter Thiel's Advice To Entrepreneurs: Tell Me Something That's True But Nobody Agrees With
Peter Thiel, a venture capitalist best known for his early and very profitable investment in Facebook, tends to stay...
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Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

Source: Business Balla | Jan 15 2014, 8:22am CST

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think
How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success? If you said 20, or 22, or 25,...
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Wearables that go beyond the Apple Watch
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Russia allows buffalo meat imports from India
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS/TASS) Russia has allowed imports of buffalo meat from India, the country's veterinary regulator said Thursday.
 
New guidelines for prostate cancer testing
Melbourne, Dec 4 (IANS) Prostate cancer checks in Australia are set to improve after cancer agencies and health experts reached an agreement on new testing guidelines at the World Cancer Congress (WCC) currently being held in Melbourne.
 
 

Two Indians among 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellows

Source: Business Balla | May 11 2013, 12:02am CDT

Two Indians among 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellows
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Two Indian young entrepreneurs are among 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellows chosen to "pursue innovative scientific and technical projects, learn entrepreneurship from the ground up, and begin to build the innovative companies of tomorrow."
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Startup Founder tries to Win $1m Funding from Peter Thiel in Chess Game

Source: Business Balla | Jul 18 2012, 4:25am CDT

Startup Founder tries to Win $1m Funding from Peter Thiel in Chess Game
Soletron founder & CEO A.J. Steigman challenges Billionaire and PayPal Co-Founder Thiel to $1 million Chess Match for Company's Series A.
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Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human. The simple zigzag pattern found on a fossilized shell from the Indonesian island of Java has...
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Oxford Dictionaries to add 1,000 new words
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Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis patients who are not cured of the infection can develop multi-drug resistant TB and have to take as many as six drugs for two years. Now, researchers at University of Pittsburgh...
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PM makes first appointment to High Court of Australia
Canberra, Dec 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government Thursday appointed former Victorian Supreme Court judge Geoffrey Nettle as the next Justice of the High Court of Australia. Attorney General George...
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18 suspected militants killed in Pakistan airstrikes
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