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Jim Breyer To Young Entrepreneurs: Now Is "The Single Best Time" To Start A Company

published about 5 hours ago
Jim Breyer To Young Entrepreneurs: Now Is "The Single Best Time" To Start A Company
Take note, founders: there has never been a better time to start a company and drum up the big money.

Apple's role reversal: 'Mature' Mac outpaces iPad in revenue

published about 5 hours ago
Apple's role reversal: 'Mature' Mac outpaces iPad in revenue
The Mac laptop and desktop business takes over as Apple's second-biggest revenue generator, as iPad sales struggle.>

Chinese Outbound Travellers Spending Less In Macau's Casinos

published about 5 hours ago
"Throughout the Empire, gambling is the cause of great misery, and nothing is more common than to see numerous families reduced to wretched indigence by the consequences of a few games of cards or dice. Evil has become so general, that the laws are powerless against it. In vain do the magistrates make eloquent proclamations against gamblers, and quote passages from the most celebrated moralists, in support of their fine speeches, nobody plays a game the less in any province ... more

Itineraries: Love Field Flight Limits End, and Passengers Cheer

published about 5 hours ago
Itineraries: Love Field Flight Limits End, and Passengers Cheer
Because some identical or similar routes are now offered at Love and Dallas-Forth Worth International, travelers have a rare blessing: options.

AbbVie to Pay Shire $1.64B Fee Over Nixed Merger

published about 5 hours ago
AbbVie board nixes support of $55 billion Shire takeover; Shire to get $1.64B break-up fee


Squire Patton Boggs falls behind rival Akin Gump in lobbying revenue

published about 4 hours ago
For the second quarter in a row, Squire Patton Boggs, the lobbying powerhouse that had topped K Street’s top-earning lobby firms for more than a ... more

AbbVie, Shire Terminate Deal

published about 4 hours ago
AbbVie, Shire Terminate Deal
AbbVie and Shire terminated their $54 billion deal, killing the year’s biggest agreed-upon merger amid a U.S. government push against so-called inversion deals.

UPS Plans 4.9% Average Price Increase

published about 5 hours ago
UPS Plans 4.9% Average Price Increase
UPS is planning to increase freight rates by an average of 4.9% a package after the holiday season, in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, ... more

Apple Profit Jumps on iPhone Sales

published about 5 hours ago
Apple Profit Jumps on iPhone Sales
Apple said its quarterly profit rose 13% as strong demand for its new larger-screen iPhones helped to overcome sluggish iPad sales.

Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud

published about 5 hours ago
Facebook Sues Lawyers for Allegedly Contributing to Fraud
Facebook and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg filed suit against several attorneys Monday, claiming they helped perpetuate a fraud against the social network and its founder.
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Apple has huge fourth quarter, reports profit up 13% to $8.5 billion

published about 5 hours ago
Apple has huge fourth quarter, reports profit up 13% to $8.5 billion
Apple Inc. had a standout fourth quarter, thanks largely to strong iPhone sales.

Google makes pirates walk the plank: DMCA magnets sink in results

published about 7 hours ago
Spaffing copyrighted stuff over the web? No search ranking for you Advert slinger Google has said it buries websites that help people illegally download copyrighted ... more

Spotify now offering family plans

published about 10 hours ago
Spotify now offering family plans
Music-streaming app Spotify is dropping its price for people wanting to link up with their family.

ISPs handbagged: BLOCK knock-off sites, rules beak

published about 11 hours ago
Historic trademark victory, but sunset clause applies to future blocks The UK's biggest ISPs must block websites that flog knock-off goods, after a successful High ... more

IBM storage revenues sink: 'We are disappointed,' says CEO

published about 12 hours ago
Time to put the storage biz up for sale? IBM's storage revenues are continuing to slump, with the latest overall IBM results causing the abandonment ... more

Russia ruled out as culprit in Chase cyber security breach, U.S. officials say

published about 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Russian government has been ruled out as sponsor of a cyber attack on JPMorgan Chase & Co disclosed in August, U.S. ... more

The World's 10 Best Governments

published about 6 hours ago
The World's 10 Best Governments
According to the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index, these 10 countries are the most open and accountable to their citizens. Sorry U.S., we're ... more

Governments To Blame For Weak Economic Growth In The West

published about 6 hours ago
Governments To Blame For Weak Economic Growth In The West
Developed world governments talk about austerity and then increase their budgets. That's why after trillions of dollars of stimulus, growth in the U.S. and Europe ... more

Signs Of The Time: 10 Quirky Economic Indicators

published about 6 hours ago
Signs Of The Time: 10 Quirky Economic Indicators
Some observers eager for an insightful edge on the economy forgo readouts and graphs, favoring instead men's underwear, women wearing only underwear and the Super ... more

U.S. Earns Good Grades On Globabl Economic Report Card

published about 6 hours ago
U.S. Earns Good Grades On Globabl Economic Report Card
America’s still got it. That’s according to the latest Global Competitiveness Report, which names the U.S. the third-most competitive nation in the world, the highest ... more

Federal Housing Finance Agency Unveils Plan to Loosen Mortgage Rules

published about 7 hours ago
Since credit remains tight for many borrowers, a federal regulator is trying to ease rules to put the housing market back on track.

Volatility Unlikely to Alter Fed’s Policy Course

published 1 day ago
Volatility Unlikely to Alter Fed’s Policy Course
The Federal Reserve still plans to wrap up its bond-buying campaign at the end of October and remains likely to raise interest rates in mid-2015, ... more

Economic View: When a Stock Market Theory Is Contagious

published 2 days ago
Economic View: When a Stock Market Theory Is Contagious
Is the world economy suffering from “secular stagnation”? True or false, the idea alone could keep hurting stock prices.

Behind Private Equity’s Curtain

published 2 days ago
Behind Private Equity’s Curtain
Public pensions have invested billions of dollars in buyout funds, but the terms — including some startling fees — are big secrets.

Obama Orders Stronger Security on U.S. Payment Systems

published Fri, Oct 17 2014 16:40 GMT
Obama Orders Stronger Security on U.S. Payment Systems
The president acted as part of a push to protect Americans from identity theft and fraud after several large-scale data security breaches this year.