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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 3DAmazon 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 EarningsMobile 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
  • Daphne Bramham: Bridging the wealth gap requires outrage from voters everywhere
    We have enough resources and wealth that even with seven billion ... day’s biggest winners and losers. Often what’s gained or lost as the markets fluctuate equals the gross domestic product of small countries. On Thursday, the big winners were Jeff ...
    01/21/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • World’s 400 richest add $92 billion in 2014 as Alibaba jumps
    MOSCOW - The richest people on Earth got richer ... $92 billion to their collective fortune in the face of falling energy prices and geopolitical turmoil incited by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The net worth of the world’s 400 wealthiest ...
    12/30/2014 - 7:16 am | View Link
  • Zuckerberg on his way to becoming the richest person
    smile and all — could one day be known as America’s wealthiest individual. Facebook’s recent stock climb netted him an additional billion ... Billionaires Index, Amazon Inc. AMZN, -0.11% CEO Jeff Bezos is also looking up at Zuckerberg.
    07/30/2014 - 1:30 am | View Link
  • Facebook stock-surge earns Mark Zuckerberg $1.6billion in ONE DAY making him richer than both Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page
    Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is now the 16th richest person in the world after a surge in Facebook stock on Thursday earned the 30-year-old Facebook Inc. chairman a cool $1.6 billion in a single day ... Bloomberg Billionaires Index. Bezos comes ...
    07/25/2014 - 1:18 am | View Link
  • Warren Buffett made $37M a day this year
    Billionaire investor Warren Buffett saw his net worth soar by an eye-popping $37 million a day this year ... s worth an estimated $35.3 billion this year. Silicon Valley took the next three slots with’s Jeff Bezos’ $34.4 billion net worth ...
    12/18/2013 - 6:32 am | View Link
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  • Jeff Bezos
    Jeff Bezos on Forbes ... Real Time Net Worth As of 8/2/15; $47.8 Billion; CEO and Founder,
    08/3/2015 - 9:50 pm | View Website
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    08/3/2015 - 8:10 pm | View Website
  • Bill Gates
    William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor.
    08/3/2015 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • The World's Billionaires List
    The Forbes World's Billionaires list is the definitive list of the world's wealthiest people, profiling and ranking billionaires from 70 countries by their estimated ...
    08/3/2015 - 6:59 pm | View Website
  • Cheap Words
    It seems preposterous now, but Amazon began as a bookstore. In 1994, at the age of thirty, Bezos, a Princeton graduate, quit his job at a Manhattan hedge fund and ...
    08/2/2015 - 7:50 pm | View Website
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