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
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
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 Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos’ $34.4 billion net worth ... 12/18/2013 - 6:32 am | View Link
Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos on Forbes ... Real Time Net Worth As of 8/2/15; $47.8 Billion; CEO and Founder, Amazon.com 08/3/2015 - 9:50 pm | View Website
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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
EPA’s new Clean Power Plan announced yesterday at the White House focuses on reducing carbon emissions from power plants because they emit more carbon than any other sector of the country, even transportation. Renewables, nuclear and efficiency are the winners. Coal is the real loser.
Alibaba Group, China’s largest e-commerce company, today announced the appointment of ex-Goldman Sachs executive Michael Evans as president in a bid to increase its business outside of China. “I am honored to be joining Alibaba and excited by the opportunity to lead Alibaba’s international growth strategy,” Evans said in a statement.
The first sign of a full-blown crisis is when the government tries to ban short-selling, and China is no exception. Short-sellers borrow stocks and immediately sell them off, reasoning they can buy them back at a lower price in the future and pocket the difference. But their negative bets put downward pressure on stock prices.