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Floyd Mayweather Announces Rematch Versus Marcos Maidana

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

Floyd Mayweather announced plans Thursday to return to the ring on September 13 in a rematch against Argentine boxer...
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Here's why 2,000 techies will converge in downtown Raleigh next week

Nov 4 2014 5:02pm CST | Source: Triangle Business Journal

It turns out, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak can sell tickets. The Internet Summit, coming to Raleigh next week, has fewer than 100 remaining tickets. The event, which counts Wozniak and Yahoo Tech founder David Pogue as keynote speakers, happens at the Raleigh Convention Center Nov. 11 through the 13, and is expected to bring more than 2,000 digital marketers, entrepreneurs and executives to the Triangle. T ...
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CHART: Despite Xiaomi's Explosive Growth, Samsung Is Still The Most Valuable Android Maker

Nov 4 2014 3:25pm CST | Source: Business Insider

Xiaomi, the so-called "Apple of China," is looking to raise money at a valuation between $40 and $50 billion. The discussions are still at an early stage, but it's still impressive considering Xiaomi is a 3-year-old company that's also the biggest smartphone maker in China and the fourth-largest smartphone maker in the world. Compared to other Android manufacturers, Xiaomi's proposed valuation would put it ahead of most of the field, ...
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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.
 
Australian researcher discovers first artwork by early human
Sydney, Dec 4 (IANS) An Australian researcher has discovered what is believed to be the first artwork created by a human.
 
 

Intel-backed 13-year-old may be youngest VC-funded entrepreneur

Nov 4 2014 3:02pm CST | Source: San Jose Business Journal

Shubham Banerjee is among a couple dozen entrepreneurs who received funding from Intel Capital on Tuesday, but he is probably the only one whose father had to drive him there. The Santa Clara 13-year-old may be the youngest inventor to win venture funding after Intel gave him seed funding a month ago before his latest birthday. He is two years younger than British teen inventor Nick D'Aloisio was whe ...
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Here's what analysts expect from Almost Family this week

Nov 4 2014 1:44pm CST | Source: Business First of Louisville

Louisville-based home health nursing and personal care company Almost Family Inc. (NASDAQ: AFAM) will report financial results for its third quarter tomorrow. The earnings are expected to be released before the market opens. Analysts surveyed by Thompson Financial Network expect the company to post earnings of 42 cents per share, according to Yahoo! Finance. That would be up from this time last year, when the company posted earnings of 24 cents per share. Higher revenue, at $12 ...
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Wall Street welcomes Alibaba results

Nov 4 2014 11:55am CST | Source: Business Insider

New York (AFP) - Chinese online commerce giant Alibaba met Wall Street expectations Tuesday in its first quarterly report after completing the world's biggest stock offering, propelling its stock to record territory.Alibaba said its adjusted third quarter net profit rose by 15 percent to $1.1 billion. But using standard accounting practices that include depreciation and one-time costs, profits fell 39 percent to $494 millio ...
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Bomb damages police inspector’s home

Nov 4 2014 11:27am CST | Source: Malta Media

The police have reported that a powerful explosiong caused by a bomb damaged a police inspector’s home in Zurrieq early on Tuesday morning. The blast blew off the garage door and caused structural damage to the residence and neighbouring houses. Cars parked nearby were also damaged. No one was injured. ...
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Facebook’s Pivotal Moment

Nov 4 2014 10:11am CST | Source: Forbes Real Time

Peter Thiel recounts how Yahoo! offered a billion dollars for Facebook, and why the 22-year-old Mark Zucke ...
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LIVE: Alibaba Earnings (BABA)

Nov 4 2014 5:25am CST | Source: Business Insider

Alibaba, the $250 billion Chinese e-commerce giant, is set to announce its first quarterly earnings results since going public on September 19.  Expectations are for the company to report earnings per share of $0.45 on revenue of $2.61 billion, according to data from Yahoo Finance. Alibaba is set to host a conference call to discuss its results at 7:30 am ET.  On Monday, Alibaba shares closed a new high of $101.80, bringing the stock's post-IPO gains to nearly ...
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