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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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A Gloom Has Taken Over The Biggest Gambling Center On The Planet

Sep 16 2014 9:50am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Casino giants Wynn Resorts and Las Vegas Sands are selling off today — both down about 3%. The action is tied to the continuation of a dark trend in the gaming industry's largest market, Macau. This summer was the worst for the casinos on the island since 2012. At that time many said that business would recover after the World Cup, when gamblers didn't have soccer games to bet on. But they didn ...
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App management, delivery startup Docker raises $40M

Sep 16 2014 9:47am CDT | Source: San Jose Business Journal

Docker, a startup working on an open platform for app delivery across multiple computers, has raised $40 million in new funding. The San Francisco company led by CEO Ben Golub said the round was led by Sequoia Capital and included money from existing investors Benchmark, Greylock Partners, Insight Ventures, Trinity Ventures and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures. Bloomberg cited unnamed sources who said the ...
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$1bn needed to fight Ebola virus: UN
United Nations, Sep 16 (IANS) Over one billion dollars are needed to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak - a tenfold increase in the past month, the UN's Ebola coordinator has said. | by IANS
 
Five children die of spoiled vaccines in Syria
Damascus, Sep 16 (IANS) At least five children died after taking contaminated measles vaccines in rebel-held areas in the country's northern province of Idlib, the opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday. | by IANS
 
'XI visit will set tone of Modi's US trip'
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping's India visit will set the tone of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming trip to the US, according to Jagat Shah, secretary general of the China-India Trade and Investment Centre. | by IANS
 
 

Online Video Advertising Provider Videology Is On Track To Hit $300 Million In Revenue This Year

Sep 16 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Videology CEO Scott Ferber says his company is "on track to approach" $300 million in revenue this year, a sizeable jump from the $100 million the company reported two years ago.  Videology is an online video advertising provider that caters to buyers, sellers, and clients. The company works with big agency holding companies including WPP and Publicis, as well as big publishers like Yahoo! Japan. It's also one of the few big private players left in the video ...
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Even as China’s economy rises, its stocks’ returns are hobbled by fraud and dodgy accounting

Sep 16 2014 2:02am CDT | Source: Canadian Business Online

WASHINGTON – Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is about to launch what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever. Yet anyone who expects to get rich from buying into China’s high-growth story will be betting against history. China’s explosive economic rise has delivered virtually nothing to most stock investors. When Chinese companies have listed stocks on American markets, their shares have lost an average 1 ...
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Alibaba Just Cranked Up Its IPO Price Range To $66-$68 (BABA, YHOO)

Sep 15 2014 4:13pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Alibaba has raised the price range for its initial public offering.  The Chinese e-commerce giant has raised its IPO pricing range from to $66-$68 from $60-$66, according to an amended filing with the SEC. The IPO price range is what investors who buy shares before the stock begins trading on an exchange — usually large institutional investors like mutual funds or hedge funds — are expected to pay for the stock. Alibaba shares may still open for trade on the NYSE at a price higher than where ...
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After-hours buzz: Alcoa, General Motors, Yahoo & more

Sep 15 2014 4:00pm CDT | Source: CNBC

Headlines after the bell Mond ...
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How I Wrote A 90,000 Word Book Using Evernote From Start To Finish

Sep 15 2014 2:43pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

I just wrote a 93,000 word book. It's called Marissa Mayer and The Fight To Save Yahoo. I can't exactly explain why, but I wrote the entire thing in Evernote. It was a weird choice by me because Evernote is not a word processor. It's a note-taking application. It wasn't built for book-writing. One reason I used Evernote was because I kept all of my reporting notes and research in Evernote, and I wanted quick access to all tha ...
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How A Piece Of Advice From Marissa Mayer Shaped This CEO's Career

Sep 15 2014 1:49pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

If Polyvore CEO Jess Lee didn't get some early advice from Marissa Mayer, her career trajectory would have changed completely. It was back in the early-2000s, and Lee was on the brink of accepting an engineering position at Intuit after graduating from Stanford with a degree in computer science. Out of the blue, Lee got a call from Google. Someone had seen her resume and thought she'd be a good fit for the ...
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Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Bangladesh's apex court will Wednesday deliver the final judgment on an appeal against the verdict of the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-1 sentencing an Islamist party leader to death for war...
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Iraq parliament fails to endorse key ministerial nominees
Baghdad, Sep 16 (IANS) Iraqi lawmakers Tuesday failed to approve new Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's nominees for defence, interior and tourism ministers, media reported. Jaber al-Jaberi, a Sunni nominee for defence...
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Google wants to teach programming to millions of American girls
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) Internet giant Google is seeking to teach computer programming to millions of girls in the US under its Made With Code initiative, which has an eye on developing women programmers in...
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Over 260,000 internally displaced in Ukraine: UN agency
Geneva, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 260,000 people in Ukraine are internally displaced, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said Tuesday. According to its latest report, OCHA said an estimated 5.1...
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Riyadh calls for 10-year fight to wipe out terror
Riyadh, Sep 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia wants that the war on the so-called Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist organisations should continue for 10 years, Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal has said. Addressing...
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