Saturday, September 20, 2014

The fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

The fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

The fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

Posted: 20 Sep 2014 05:31 AM PDT

The Ebola virus has already killed thousands in West Africa, an immeasurable loss for many families. As medical workers try to quell its spread, global organizations are calculating the economic impact of the disease.

Friday Links

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 01:15 PM PDT


Post-it note eating insider trader pleads guilty

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 01:06 PM PDT

The middleman in a $5.6 million insider trading scheme has admitted to passing stock tips on Post-it notes and then eating the evidence.

Hey Occupy Wall Street, abolish my debt too!

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 12:15 PM PDT

Occupy Wall Street has been on a debt-abolishing tear lately -- recently buying nearly $4 million in student loans from debt collectors and then forgiving it.

Digital tip jar coming to a coffee shop near you

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 12:04 PM PDT

The tip jar at coffee shops is often an embarrassment for the kind of people who pay for everything with their credit cards and rarely have small change on hand.

P&G pulls out of NFL breast cancer campaign

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:50 AM PDT

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Alibaba's Jack Ma: My hero is Forrest Gump

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:28 AM PDT

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Larry Ellison: The billionaire Silicon Valley exec with the shiniest toys

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 11:07 AM PDT

Larry Ellison, the top-paid CEO and fifth-richest person in the world, now has a bit more time to live his extraordinarily glamorous life.

An Amazon-Alibaba deal? It's possible

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 12:02 PM PDT

Among other comparisons, Alibaba is often likened to the Amazon of China. But could the two internet giants be friends?

Will Yahoo use Alibaba cash to buy AOL?

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 10:07 AM PDT

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Boom: Alibaba surges 38% in huge IPO debut

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 01:21 PM PDT

Alibaba, the biggest IPO to ever hit Wall Street, made a huge splash when it started trading Friday.

Scotland should avoid Quebec's fate

Posted: 19 Sep 2014 08:54 AM PDT

Scotland's clear rejection of independence has eased fears that it could suffer the kind of decline seen in Quebec after it failed to break away from Canada.


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