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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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Another Exec At Apple's Sapphire Supplier Sold Tons Of Stock Before The Company Went Bankrupt (AAPL, GTAT)

Oct 14 2014 2:22pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

GT Advanced Technologies COO Daniel Squiller sold nearly $2 million in company stock before the firm filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week, according to The Wall Street Journal's Diasuke Wakabayashi. GTAT is Apple's sapphire display supplier, which it plans to use on the Apple Watch. Last week, The Wall Street Journal reported that GTAT's CEO sold a large amount of stock before Apple announced it would not be using sapphire on the iPhone 6 (except on th ...
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Drug-resistant bacteria to be soon taken care of
London, Oct 19 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, researchers have discovered how bacteria destroy antibiotics - a finding that will help develop drugs which can effectively tackle infections in the future. | by IANS
Brain myths hampering teaching worldwide
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Myths about the brain are common among teachers worldwide and are hampering teaching, noted a study that called for better communication between neuroscientists and educators. | by IANS
How a rare pathogen could infect the healthiest of people
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) A unique evolutionary trait in a rare pathogen called Cryptococcus gattii allows it to infect even the healthiest of hosts through a mechanism that neutralises the body's immune response against it, a study showed. | by IANS

The Syria Conflict Is Spilling Into Turkey In Ominous New Ways

Oct 14 2014 1:01pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

The Syrian civil war has become a Pandora's box in the Middle East. The conflict ripped the country apart before leading to spillover violence in Iraq, Lebanon, and the UN-patrolled border region with Israel in the Golan Heights.  Now, it might be Turkey's turn. Turkey's refusal to resolve the crisis in the Kurdish border city Kobane has enraged the country's Kurds. The situation threatens to ...
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Yahoo Leaves Amman

Oct 14 2014 11:50am CDT | Source: The Daily Caller

'With the closure of the Yahoo office in Amman, Dubai remains the last office in operations in ...
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Katie Benner: Will Yahoo's board save Marissa Mayer?

Oct 14 2014 11:14am CDT | Source: Business Standard

If you want to know when Mayer will be forced to bow to the activists, watch the board - because she works for them. They'll decide whether she'll stay long enough to turn ...
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The Yahoo COO Who Made $100 Million For One Year Of Work Is Looking For A New Job (YHOO)

Oct 14 2014 10:32am CDT | Source: Business Insider

He's ba-aaaaaaaaaaaaack!  Or at least, he'd like to be. In October 2012, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made her first big hire. Google advertising executive Henrique De Castro would be Yahoo's COO. Mayer paid up to get De Castro. Initial reports pegged his salary at $62 million. At the time, we wondered if Mayer had made a huge mistake. Many of De Castro's former colleagues told us that he was a smart, analytical e ...
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How An IT Guy Stranded In Paris Turned Himself Into The Most Powerful Apple Publisher (AAPL)

Oct 14 2014 9:12am CDT | Source: Business Insider

There's one website that breaks more Apple news than any other — 9to5Mac. Though its competitors are more experienced and better funded, 9to5Mac has established itself as the go-to website for Apple news. It's regularly cited by the most influential news outlets in the world, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. John Gruber, an influential writer who focuses on Apple, says he sees "something worth reading on 9to5Mac at least once a w ...
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Report: CDC could quarantine people who refuse Ebola screening at airport

Oct 14 2014 8:31am CDT | Source: San Francisco Business Times

U.S. citizens who refuse screenings for Ebola at five major American airports - including Hartsfield- Jackson Atlanta International Airport - could be quarantined for up to three weeks, reports Yahoo News. Non-citizens who refuse could be quarantined or made to leave the country by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the website says. Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control may “isolate, quarantine, or issue ...
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