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Japan has a representative in a Grand Slam final for the first time since, well, ever as Kei Nishikori defeated the reigning No. 1 men’s tennis player in the world Novak Djokovic 6-4, 1-6, 7-6 (4), 6-3 to make it into the U.S. Open’s Men’s Final, setting up a meeting with Marin Cilic, who defeated Roger Federer. Both players will …
On Wednesday, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he’ll be setting plans in motion to spend $50 million towards tightening gun control. The billionaire philanthropist’s money will fund a campaign group that aims to reduce gun violence across the United States, with hopes to win over the “hearts and minds of Americans” on “gun violence prevention.” Vowing to …
It’s the 30th anniversary of one of America’s favorite Christmas movies, Trading Places. Entrepreneurs are eating up Dan Aykroyd’s assertion in a Bloomberg interview that if Trading Places isn’t the Best Movie of All Time, it is at least the Best Business Movie of All Time. While co-star Eddie Murphy’s personal life might be a little more known that Dan …
Young smokers living in New York City are going to have to leave city limits to purchase a pack of cigarettes thanks to the new law Mayor Michael Bloomberg just signed. The law, which goes into effect in May 2014, not only prohibits people under 21 from buying tobacco products in the city, but will also raise the price of …
The long-awaited ruling on the controversial stop-and-frisk policies of the New York Police Department has arrived, and it does not look good for Bloomberg: the New York Times reported this morning that U.S. District court judge Shira A. Scheindlin has ruled that the notorious policy of systematically stopping people in the street without reason to search them for contraband “demonstrates …
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many are wondering if the New York Marathon should still take place, especially considering that it’s not an event which can be held in one area, but would take runners through a winding path filled with dangerous debris and residents trying to clean up their broken lives. Many on both sides of the argument …
Less than a week ago, a company called Pageonce announced that it had hired away the head of Yahoo Finance. Yahoo Finance doesn’t appear to be in any way floundering in the wake of that change, though, as the property is benefiting from a fresh content deal with Bloomberg.
The NFL has partnered with Bloomberg to introduce “Decision Maker,” an online fantasy football application that uses Bloomberg’s analytic tool to help NFL fantasy football players pick their best starting line up each week.
“Our goal in re-launching the NFL.com Fantasy game was to provide our fans the best possible fantasy football experience,” said Hans Schroeder, Vice President of Media Strategy and Development for the NFL.
Google’s stock closed last week at $637.39, Wall Street thinks Google’s third quarter earnings announcement may come in 50 cents higher per share than last quarter, the company gets two-thirds of the web searches and 40 percent of the ad revenue. They’re screwed.
Google and YouTube don’t usually comment on lawsuits; instead, we’re left to look over various court documents. These are still helpful, however, and they’ve recently provided an update on the case between YouTube and the Football Association Premier League. To sum up: YouTube pleaded innocent.
Lobbyists work on behalf of all sorts of nasty causes – some people might not approve of oil companies and tobacco corporations, for example. But lobbyists also work on behalf of charitable organizations and the like. And now one more lobbyist works for Google.
Everybody has turned on Baidu. As recently as August (that’s last month if you’re not keeping score), this company was the “Chinese Google,” an IPO blockbuster. A few weeks later, stock prices plummet and as of this morning, Baidu is being sued by pretty much the entire music industry. Damned if you Baidu, damned if you Baidon’t.
Exciting news from New York City today as a new design for the city’s Freedom Tower, the successor to the demolished World Trade Center, was made public. For the patriot in all of us, it will stand at 1776 feet, making it the second tallest building in the world, and a symbol of American resolve.
The Royal Dutch/Shell Group’s earnings increased by 42% as a result of high oil prices.
Bloomberg is reporting that an average of 25 analysts points to Google posting profits of $246 million, or 92 cents a share, in tonight’s quarterly earnings report.
Archipelago Holdings shares went up 55% after the announcement that the company agreed to be taken over by the New York Stock Exchange.
Morgan Stanley shares have gone up since its board of directors has approved the sale of its Discover credit card business.
OPEC will be discussing a second increase in output which has caused oil prices to jump to over $58 a barrel.
Oil prices have gone down with concern with peak global consumption supply and demand conerns fading.
Elan shares went down 17% after a second case of a central nervous system disease was discovered possibly in relation to MS drug Tysabri.