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Among all the oddities of the annual “Woodstock of Capitalism”, when 40,000 Berkshire shareholders congregate in Omaha, Nebraska, the oddest is surely the sight of the two richest men in the US larking about together.
Bill Gates is not expecting to triumph in his table tennis match this weekend. The Microsoft founder will once again be pitted against the US Olympic team member Ariel Hsing, in what has become one of the rituals at Berkshire Hathaway’s annual
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Having tackled electric cars and solar energy, Billionaire Elon Musk now wants to use technology from both industries to jump-start the energy storage business.
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The unspoken secret behind these game-changing proceedings actually terrifies Washington warmongers; it spells out a further frontline of Eurasian integration, in the form of an evolving Eurasian missile shield deployed against Pentagon/NATO ballistic plans.
Whatever happens with the nuclear negotiations this summer, and as much as Tehran wants cooperation and not confrontation, Iran is bound to remain - alongside Russia - a key US geostrategic target. What the Pentagon - with customary hubris - does not see is Moscow and Tehran easily identifying the power play; the US government's hidden agenda of manipulating a "rehabilitated" Iran to sell plenty of oil and gas to the EU, thus undermining Gazprom.
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"Youth and cities -- especially the largest ones -- will together shape the future of the planet. That’s why it is essential for cities to appeal to youth and actively find ways to unlock their potential."
LONDON (Reuters) - New York has been ranked as...
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"You do the same thing a male will do," Buffett said. "You follow your passions. You find something you love."
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Secret’s trajectory illustrates the flash-in-the-pan nature of Silicon Valley’s current technology boom. Even as a handful of start-ups rise to stratospheric valuations and take in billions of dollars in financing, other privately held companies cannot sustain their following.
Secret’s rapid rise and fall illustrates the flash-in-the-pan nature of Silicon Valley’s current technology boom.
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In the vast areas of the planet covered by water, human activity threatens the survival of countless species.
The New England Aquarium’s Marine Conservation Action Fund has paid out $700,000 since 1999, supporting 122 projects in 40 countries on six continents.
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The festivities around Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s annual meeting kicked off early Saturday morning with shareholders being greeted by a parade of steers and a Wells Fargo & Co. stagecoach as they waited in line for the doors to open.
The festivities around Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting kicked off early Saturday morning with shareholders being greeted by a parade of steers and a Wells Fargo stagecoach as they waited in line for the doors to open.
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When China’s 170m rural migrant workers head home for New Year, it is the biggest movement of people on earth. Reunions can be hard.
With just a week to go before the Chinese lunar New Year, Xiang Ju is packing her bag in the small, cold room she rents in a slum outside Beijing’s east fifth ring road. She rubs her hands together and stamps her good leg for warmth as she reaches
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The bank wrote to its clients that fossil fuel companies will become "economically non-viable”
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TAG Heuer will start selling a smartwatch for about $1,400 in October or November as the brand becomes Apple Inc.’s biggest Swiss competitor for connected timepieces.
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He controls thousands of movie screens around the world, serving more filmgoers than any other cinema chain. He has invested billions of dollars in real estate projects across four continents. He is building skyscrapers that will redraw the skylines of London and Chicago. He is shopping for a Hollywood studio.
Relatives of some of China’s most powerful politicians and their business associates own significant stakes in companies of Wang Jianlin, Asia’s richest man.
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  • The University of Hong Kong
    M.Sc., Electronic Commerce and Internet Computing, 2014 - present
  • Robert Gordon University
    BA, Management, 2005 - 2009
  • Tel Aviv University
    Doing Business In Israel (DBI), 2013 - 2013
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