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Floyd Mayweather Announces Rematch Versus Marcos Maidana

Source: Business Balla | Jul 10 2014, 2:30pm CDT | by Forbes

Floyd Mayweather announced plans Thursday to return to the ring on September 13 in a rematch against Argentine boxer...
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Supermodel Chrissy Teigen Quits Twitter After Receiving Horrifying Death Threats

Oct 24 2014 7:39am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Chrissy Teigen is taking a break from Twitter for awhile after receiving terrifying death threats against her following a tweet she sent regarding the shooting in Canada earlier this week.   I feel sick. Bye Twitter. Taking my talents to instagram. — christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) October 23, 2014 On Wednesday, the supermodel tweeted the following, which was met by tons of criticism from some of her followers:   active shooting in C ...
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Amazon Is Getting Smoked This Morning (AMZN)

Oct 24 2014 7:27am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Amazon is down 9.9% in pre-market trading.  It reported disappointing earnings last night, whiffing on revenue and EPS expectations. It provided weaker revenue guidance than expected. It also forecasted a big loss for the holiday quarter. There's more: It took a $170 million write down related to the Fire phone, and it said it has $83 million in unsold Fire phones laying around. This confirms what everyone thought — the Fire phon ...
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China launches test return orbiter for lunar mission
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China launched an unmanned spacecraft early Friday to test technologies to be used in the Chang'e-5, a future probe that will conduct the country's first moon mission and return to the Earth. | by IANS
 
Mali confirms first Ebola case
Bamako, Oct 24 (IANS) The first case of Ebola virus was reported in western Mali town of Kayes, the country's health ministry has said. | by IANS
 
Unesco chief condemns murder of Paraguayan journalists
Paris, Oct 24 (IANS/EFE) Unesco Director-General Irina Bokova Friday condemned the murder of Paraguayan journalist Pablo Medina Velazquez and his assistant Antonia Maribel Almada Chamorro, who were shot dead Oct 16 near Curuguaty in southeastern Paraguay. | by IANS
 
 

Hackers Are Using Microsoft PowerPoint To Attack Computers (MSFT)

Oct 24 2014 5:48am CDT | Source: Business Insider

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 new vulnerability was discovered by a trio of Google employees and two staff of McAfee Security. Hackers can use the flaw to send a target an infected PowerPoint presentation ...
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know This Morning (AMZN, MSFT, FB, AAPL, YHOO)

Oct 24 2014 3:55am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know today. 1. Amazon stock was down over 12% after a disappointing Q3 earnings call. There were misses on both the top and bottom line. 2. Amazon is taking a $170 million charge for unsold Fire Phones.  3. Microsoft announced it beat estimates in its Q1 earnings. The stock was up 4% last night. 4. A doctor in New York who tested positive for Ebola took an Uber on Wednesday. The transmis ...
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Yahoo Earnings: Mobile And Windfall profits From Alibaba Sale Boost Results

Oct 23 2014 12:57pm CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

The primary reason for growth in search ads revenue was the growth in the price per click. Additionally, sale of Yahoo’s 140 million shares in Alibaba boosted its cash position by $7 billion to $12 billion. The highlight of the earnings release was the growth in mobile revenues, which exceeded $200 million in Q3 and are expected to be over $1.2 billion for the full year. Yahoo attracted a record number of mob ...
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Most People Shouldn't Be Giving To Charity

Oct 23 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan recently made headlines for their $25 million donation to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight Ebola. The young Zuckerbergs aren’t the only ones giving back in a big way: Bill and Melinda Gates have donated billions of dollars of their fortune to make the world a better place, as have many of the world’s ultra-wealthy, from professional athletes, to actors, to successful entrepreneurs ...
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LeBron James Is Hyper-Aware Of Body Language After Spending The Summer Researching Leadership Styles

Oct 23 2014 12:18pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

One of the dominant storylines of the NBA preseason has been the emergence of LeBron James as a Leader. The Cavaliers are younger and less experienced than his Miami teams, and LeBron is making big, overt gestures to show that he's going to be the alpha dog this year. Minutes before coach David Blatt was about to start the team's first practice, LeBron abruptly called a players-only meeting that lasted for a half-hou ...
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Elizabeth Warren Might Have Just Opened The Door To A Presidential Run

Oct 23 2014 8:44am CDT | Source: Business Insider

After months of denying speculation she will think about running for president in 2016, US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) slightly opened the door to that possibility in an interview with People magazine. "I don't think so," Warren told the magazine, when asked if she was "on board" with supporters who are actively pushing her to run. "If there's any lesson I've learned in the last five years, it ...
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