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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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AOL’s Brand CEO Is Resigning To Run A Venture Fund That Promotes Women

Sep 2 2014 3:30pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Susan Lyne, the CEO of AOL’s brand group, is stepping down, according to Re/code. Lyne will now head up an AOL-owned venture fund that promotes women-fronted digital startups. The "fully funded" and "relatively dormant" venture fund is tentatively called the Build Fund. It will invest in woman-run startups.  AOL told Re/code that investments will primarily be made in companies related to "consumer Internet ...
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Miley Cyrus: Instagram Will Hurt Your Brain More Than Weed

Sep 2 2014 2:37pm CDT | Source: Bangalore Mirror

Miley Cyrus, appearing on Australian TV series Sunday Night, said that she believes the internet and social media like Instagram are probably worse for you than smoking some pot. This is something she can actually speak about with some authority, given that she has uploaded a series of videos of herself getting high to her ow ...
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US doctor tests positive for Ebola in Liberia
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) An American missionary doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus, his organisation SIM USA announced Tuesday. | by IANS
 
IS video shows beheading of second US journalist
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) Days after the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley, Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) has posted a video showing the beheading of another kidnapped American journalist Steven Sotloff, CNN reported. | by IANS
 
IS beheads second US journalist
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) The Islamic State militant organisation has posted a video titled "A second message to America", showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff, CNN reported. | by IANS
 
 

Tesla Is Wearing Down Wall Street's Resistance (TSLA)

Sep 2 2014 11:29am CDT | Source: Business Insider

As my colleague Rob Wile reported Tuesday, Stifel Nicolaus analyst James Albertine just upgraded Tesla to a buy rating from hold and bumped his price target to $400 a share.  Elon Musk's electric car startup has major momentum. There's no debate about that. Everyone wishes they'd bought at $20. Albertine recently checked out Tesla's Fremont, Calif. factory, and the experience seems to be driving his bullishness. In his note to accompany the upgrade, he r ...
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Put up or shut up time for Mayer and Yahoo

Sep 2 2014 10:26am CDT | Source: Fortune

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will soon have a lot more money to play with once Alibaba goes public. But can she convince investors the compan ...
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Microsoft Might Be About To Make A Giant Move Into Android Phone Software (MSFT)

Sep 2 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has met with the founders of open source Android software company Cyanogen, The Information reports, citing a source who had been briefed by Microsoft. Cyanogen is the company behind the somewhat popular CyanogenMod software for Android phones. The open-source modification replaces the Android operating system with a range of extra features and customization options. At the moment, this type of operating system is of ...
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Higher ed changes create 'huge amount of uncertainty' for students

Sep 1 2014 12:15pm CDT | Source: University Business

Opinion & AnalysisYahoo! Small Business Advisor University leaders say there is a huge amount of uncertainty around what to tell prospective students who face potential changes to course fees part-way through their degrees. Their comments came as the Nationals Federal Council voted in support of a motion calling for changes to the government's higher education legislation. ...
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Free Wi-fi on board the Gozo Channel ferries

Sep 1 2014 11:14am CDT | Source: Malta Media

The government has announced that free wi-fi is now being offered at the Gozo Channel terminals and on all Gozo Channel ...
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Apple Stock Is At An All-Time High Ahead Of iPhone 6 — Is It Heading For A Massive Selloff? (AAPL)

Sep 1 2014 6:30am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Apple stock closed at an all-time high on Friday ($102.50) and is set to open at a similar level in Tuesday morning's U.S. trading. It's an impressive track record. But has AAPL peaked? Behold! There is basically one thing driving the stock right now: The new iPhone 6, expected to be unveiled on Sept. 9 at an Apple media event. Unlike iPhone 5S and 5C, the iPhone 6 will be a genuinely "new" model, coming in a bi ...
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