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Gates’ Vision for Norway Fund

ABJ – Nov. 15 – Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is calling on Norway's $800 billion oil fund, one of the biggest investors in the world, to spend more in the poorest countries. Gates, who runs the $37 billion Bill and Melinda Gates ...
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Apple Bitten By Italian Tax Allegations

ABJ – Nov. 13 – According to a report by Reuters, American tech giant Apple is under investigation in Italy for allegedly hiding the equivalent of $1.3 billion from the local tax authority. Milan prosecutors told an Italian newspaper that Apple failed ...
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News Corp. Revenue Decline

ABJ – Nov. 12 – Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has reported a larger than expected 3 per cent drop in revenue for its first quarter as a standalone company. Weakening advertising revenue in many of its Australian-owned newspapers is the primary ...
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Twitter Strong Out of the Gate

ABJ – Nov. 8 – To say that Twitter’s opening day of its initial public offering was a resounding success could very well be underestimating just how well it performed out of the gate.  Initially priced at $26 per share, the social microblogging network began ...
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Twitter IPO Set in Motion

ABJ – Nov. 7 – The much-anticipated initial public offering of social media darling Twitter Inc. is now under way, making its debut this morning on the New York Stock Exchange. The microblogging network priced 70 million shares at $26 as of ...
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Microsoft CEO Search

ABJ – Nov. 6 – It appears as if software giant Microsoft has narrowed its list of candidates to replace CEO Steve Ballmer to about five people, but the perceived frontrunner remains Ford Motor Co chief executive Alan Mulally, whose name has been bandied about ...
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Toronto Mayor Says He Won’t Resign

ABJ – Nov. 6 – Despite finally coming clean about having smoked crack cocaine, Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he has no intention of stepping down from his post as the top municipal executive in Canada’s largest city.  If that’s the case he may soon ...
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Twitter Bumps Up IPO Price

ABJ – Nov. 4 – As the much-anticipated initial public offering for microblogging site Twitter comes this week comes word this morning that the company has increased the price range for its IPO to $23 to $25 per share as the enterprise hopes to raise ...
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BlackBerry No Longer for Sale – Heins Ousted as CEO

ABJ – Nov. 4 – With today being the deadline for Fairfax Financial Holdings to review the books of struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry comes word this morning the company is instead taking down the for sale sign and will look to raise $1 billion on ...
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Obamacare Sign-ups Tiny in First Days

ABJ – Nov. 1 – The embarrassment associated with all the glitches with the official Obamacare website were ramped up considerably yesterday when it was revealed just 248 people from across the United States signed up for health insurance plans. The low figure was part ...
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