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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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We Finally Know The Identity Of The Mystery Woman In 'The Avengers' Sequel Trailer

Oct 31 2014 5:01pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

When Marvel released "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" trailer, fans were left with a lot of questions about the anticipated sequel.  The biggest mystery revolved around an unidentified actress spotted at the 37 second mark of the trailer. We finally know her identity! She popped up again in a new clip that premiered earlier this week during ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," but once again, th ...
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Amazon's Diversity Report Is Out — It's A Bunch Of White Dudes

Oct 31 2014 4:04pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

Amazon joined a slew of other tech companies and released its diversity numbers and they paint a very homogeneous picture. More than 60% of Amazon's global workforce is male and 75% of its managers are male. A overwhelming majority of its managers are Caucasian:  Not that Amazon's alone. The workforces of Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Pinterest are all predominantly white as well. Interestingly, Amazon did ...
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UN warns of worsening food crisis in Somalia
United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) A UN food agency Friday warned that poor rains in Somalia may worsen the country's food crisis, a spokesperson said. | by IANS
 
Canada suspends issuance of visas to Ebola-hit African countries
Ottawa, Nov 1 (IANS) Canada has suspended issuance of visas to residents of West African countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of Ebola virus disease, a media report said Friday. | by IANS
 
Chinese unmanned lunar orbiter returns home
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) China succeeded Saturday in the world's first mission to the Moon and back, becoming the third nation to do so after the former Soviet Union and the US. | by IANS
 
 

uBeam Just Raised $10 Million So You Can Charge Your Phone While Walking Around Your House

Oct 31 2014 9:27am CDT | Source: Business Insider

If you want to charge your phone without being stuck by a power outlet, you don't have many options. There's the charging phone case mophie, of course. And there are charging mats, too, but your phone needs to be connected to the mat in order for it to charge. uBeam is a company that wants to change all that. It's using ultrasound waves to wirelessly charge your phone. To make that a reality, the company just raised $10 million in a Series A fundin ...
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'Betting' On Legalization: Yahoo! Launches Texas-Holdem Poker Portal

Oct 31 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Forbes Real Time

In a bold move that seems to get ahead of the curve for legalized poker, the online search engine Yahoo has launched a Texas Hold'em portal on its website.  Yahoo is currently advertising its Texas Hold'em poker game directly on its fantasy football webpage -- seemingly under the impression that there is [...] ...
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Slack, An App That Lets You Chat With Your Coworkers, Is Now Worth $1.1 Billion

Oct 31 2014 8:34am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Slack, the app that lets you chat with coworkers, just announced that it's raised $120 million in capital, making it worth $1.12 billion. The round was co-lead by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Google Ventures, and Slack's previous investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Accel Partners, and the Social+Capital Partnership also participated. Slack just launched in February, but the company says i ...
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10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

Oct 31 2014 4:27am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Before you head off for your Halloween parties, make sure you are up to date on the most important stories in advertising today. 1. WPP’s third quarter results are out and the world’s biggest advertising group has beaten estimates. Revenues were up 7.6% to $2.76 billion, far outpacing recent results from Omnicom (6.5% growth) and Publicis (up 1%).  2. Yahoo has hired Amazon’s top ad sales executive Lisa Utzschneider ...
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today (GOOG, AAPL, YHOO, GPRO, LNKD, AMZN, TWTR, FB)

Oct 31 2014 4:24am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Good morning! It's going to be a rainy day in New York. Here's the tech news you need to know for today. 1. Andy Rubin, the founder of Android, is leaving Google. He has been running Google's robotics division. 2. Apple CEO Tim Cook has come out as gay. He wrote a touching essay in Businessweek. 3. Yahoo has hired Amazon's top sales executive to be its senior vice president of sales, Americas. She previously headed up Amazon's ad sales. 4. GoPro announced earnings that ...
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Spain Approves 'Google Tax' to Charge News Aggregators Like Bing and Yahoo for Displaying Content Links

Oct 31 2014 4:08am CDT | Source: IBTimes UK

Google 'disappointed' after Spain approves intellectual property law that goes into effe ...
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Canada suspends issuance of visas to Ebola-hit African countries
Ottawa, Nov 1 (IANS) Canada has suspended issuance of visas to residents of West African countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of Ebola virus disease, a media report said Friday. The Canadian...
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14 killed in Honduras bus crash
Tegucigalpa, Nov 1 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and scores injured when a bus carrying them plunged into a ravine in western Honduras, media reports said Friday. The accident, which occurred early in the day...
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US urges peaceful transition of power in Burkina Faso
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Friday called for a "peaceful" transition of power in Burkina Faso, but refused to label the military's take-over as a coup. "We underscored our commitment to peaceful transitions of...
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