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  • Bill Gates repeats at top of Forbes' list of billionaires
    World's richest man got richer with $79. billion in 2015. More
  • Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D
    Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
  • HTC Expects Brighter Second Quarter
    Taiwan's HTC expects its second-quarter revenue and operating margin to rise from the first quarter, as sales of the new HTC One smartphone pick up. More
  • Mobile Efforts Help Propel Facebook’s Earnings
    Facebook was once a darling of investors, then a turnoff. Now, a year after going public, the social network seems to have settled into a more stable relationship with Wall Street. But the company has still been taking pains to prove that it can make more money from its base of more than a billion users, especially from those using Facebook on mobile devices. More
  • All Eyes On Facebook's Mobile Growth And Graph Search Progress
    Quick Take Facebook will release its Q1 2013 earnings on May 1. We expect healthy advertising revenue growth driven by improved mobile monetization and a growing user base. Margins will shrink due to higher headcount related costs and infrastructure investments. We’ll also look for any color on the success of Graph Search, which could be one of the key features of Facebook going forward. More
  • History revisionism, and the Trump team's first big mistake?
    Trickle-down economics doesn’t work, that none of Reagan’s economic policies did anything but make the poor poorer and the rich richer. And you could think ... I mean, he’s being victimized by them every day. They’re trying to destroy him.
    01/19/2017 - 8:26 am | View Link
  • Mark Zuckerberg Keeps Getting Richer And Richer Including A Big Last Week
    In March of this year when Forbes’ list of billionaires was revised and saw Mark Zuckerberg ... billion to his worth in 2015, a bigger gain than any other for the year, I wrote that he wasn’t done yet but might struggle this year to supplant Jeff Bezos ...
    10/23/2016 - 5:33 pm | View Link
  • 5 Big Questions to Ask When Your Company Is Going Nowhere Fast
    Entrepreneurship is a difficult path, and even if you start out optimistic, with a great team and a solid business plan, you may one day find yourself hitting your ... A lack of visibility? Slim profit margins? Too much overhead? Try to narrow it down ...
    03/4/2015 - 2:30 am | View Link
  • Back on top, baby! Bill Gates is richest man in the world again, Forbes
    Plus, he not only got richer in comparison to all of us, but he also got richer in comparison to all the other richest-of-the-rich people in the world. “The ranks of the world’s billionaires ... whose fortune rose by $9 billion in the past year ...
    03/2/2014 - 6:40 pm | View Link
  • Big Day For Billionaires: Bezos $2.7 Billion Richer, Slim Up $1.4 Billion
    Jeff Bezos’ net worth jumped $2.7 billion to $21.5 billion on Friday, the first trading day after Amazon surprised investors with stronger than expected earnings on Thursday after the market closed. Net income for the quarter was 28 cents a share ...
    04/26/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Jeff Bezos
    Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos has soared to nearly the top of Forbes' billionaires ranks as his online retailer's stock has climbed, in part due to its booming cloud ...
    05/19/2017 - 6:33 pm | View Website
  • President Donald Trump: 'What Is Digital?'
    President Trump touring the USS Gerald R. Ford in March (Photo: AP) The president’s confusing, concerning, and ultimately crazy week continued on Thursday with a ...
    05/11/2017 - 10:29 am | View Website
  • 3D-Printing Tools from Martian Dust Will One Day Help Us ...
    One of the many challenges of colonizing Mars is that the planet is lacking many of the natural resources we rely on here on Earth. We’ll need to bring as much of ...
    04/20/2017 - 1:17 pm | View Website
  • 20 Richest Engineers in the World
    Engineers do indeed become wealthy! Let's see who are the world's top 20 richest engineers and how much money they make.
    04/7/2017 - 9:08 am | View Website
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is second richest man in the world ...
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is now the second richest person in the world after adding $1.5 billion to his fortune when his company gained $9 billion in market value during ...
    03/29/2017 - 3:38 pm | View Website
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