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‘Fat Finger’ Error Blamed for $617 Billion Stock Orders Scrapped in Japan

Over $600 billion worth of stock on the Japanese market was ordered and then abruptly canceled Wednesday before they could be executed, possibly the result of a so-called “fat finger” error, or accidental order. Stock requests totaled 67.78 trillion ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 7 hours ago]
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Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens Over Suspended Profiles

A coalition of LGBT rights advocates met with Facebook representatives at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters on Wednesday morning, demanding change to the company’s treatment of their profiles. In recent weeks, many drag queens—people who may go by ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 57 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Pepsi Pops Open a New Low-Calorie Soda

When PepsiCo and two other members of Big Soda—Coca-Cola and the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group—announced a pact with The Alliance for a Healthier Generation to r educe the number of calories people consume in their beverages by 25% over the next decade , ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 5 hours ago]
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Stocks Tumble Amid Fears Of Mounting Global Crises

Stocks fell across the board Wednesday as the year’s final fiscal quarter opened to a market sell-off spurred by concerns over mounting global crises, including the first domestic case of Ebola, as well as the looming possibility of an interest rate ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 1 hour ago]
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Reddit Users May Get Free Shares of the Company

Reddit CEO Yishan Wong told the Reddit community this week he wants to give them 10% of the company’s shares. Such a move has never been carried out by a company that depends on user engagement, like Facebook or Twitter. Wong cautioned that the plan ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 1 hour ago]
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Apple Pay May Be the Reason eBay Is Spinning Off PayPal

This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at Fortune.com. By Philip Elmer-DeWitt For eight months, eBay CEO John Donahoe resisted Carl Icahn’s repeated ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 5 hours ago]
Entities: PayPal, eBay Inc, Apple Pay
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Report: U.S. Gaming Industry Generated $240 Billion Economic Impact in 2013

The U.S. commercial and tribal gaming industries generated more than $240 billion in economic impact and employed some 1.7 million people in 2013, according to a new report from the American Gaming Association. The sum includes the $38 billion that ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

eBay to Spin Off PayPal

EBay has unveiled a plan to separate the company’s namesake company and its PayPal business, creating two independent publicly-traded companies next year — a separation that activist investor Carl Icahn called for earlier this year. The move, which ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Forget Windows 9, Microsoft Just Announced Windows 10

How do you get everyone’s attention if you’re not the world’s most sought-after smartphone or tablet maker, but still the world’s largest operating system manufacturer by miles? You do something a little weird, say formally skip a version of your operating ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
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How to Change the World—and Make Some Money Too

Social investing has come of age, driven by a new generation that is redefining the notion of acceptable returns. These new investors still want to make money, of course. But they are also insisting on measurable social good. More Billion-Dollar Bombing: ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 10 hours ago]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Reddit Gets $50 Million in Venture Funding

The popular online message board Reddit has secured $50 million in new venture capital funding, the company announced Tuesday. The website known as the “front page of the Internet” is getting a cash infusion from a long list of investors that includes ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

The Real Truth About the Wall Street Bailouts

It was probably inevitable, which doesn’t make it any less absurd. And it is certainly a reflection of their remarkable success, which doesn’t make it any less unfair. But six years after the spectacularly unpopular Wall Street bailouts, the government ... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]

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...Vows More Attacks on ISIS NBC News Bombed: Do These Al Qaeda Veterans Pose a Bigger Threat Than ISIS? NBC News British Prime Minister on ISIS: "These People Want to Kill Us NBC News You read that right. Wage garnishment — typically thought of as a tool for collecting unpaid child support or back taxes — is increasingly being wielded by lenders and collection agencies, and it’s hitting middle class and blue-collar workers the hardest. "
...'Seasoned al QaedaQaeda Veterans' in Syria NBC News 'Only the Beginning': Pentagon Vows More Attacks on ISIS NBC News Obama on ISIS Airstrikes: "This Is Not America's Fight Alone NBC News Apple issued a rare public denial Monday of a report that the company is shuttering the Beats MusicMusic streamingstreaming service, which it acquired along with the rest of Beats in a $3-billion deal earlier this year. Apple didn’t say much else, leaving the tech world guessing about the future of Beats Music—and even if Apple’s denying it will shutter Beats Music today, this week or this month, it probably will do exactly that sometime down the road. "
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How to Change the World—and Make Some Money Too [Published The Curious Capitalist - 10 hours ago]
Report: U.S. Gaming Industry Generated $240 Bil... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 16 hours ago]
The Real Truth About the Wall Street Bailouts [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
Reddit Gets $50 Million in Venture Funding [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
Forget Windows 9, Microsoft Just Announced Wind... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
L’Oreal Halts Business Travel to Hong Kong Amid... [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
FCC Ends Rule That Led to NFL ‘Blackouts’ [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
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eBay to Spin Off PayPal [Published The Curious Capitalist - Sep 30 2014]
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Facebook Apologizes to Drag Queens Over Suspend... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 57 mins ago]
A coalition of LGBT rights advocates met with Facebook representatives at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters on Wednesday morning, demanding change to the company’s treatment of their profiles. In recent weeks, many drag queens—people who may go by ...
Stocks Tumble Amid Fears Of Mounting Global Crises [Published The Curious Capitalist - 1 hour ago]
Stocks fell across the board Wednesday as the year’s final fiscal quarter opened to a market sell-off spurred by concerns over mounting global crises, including the first domestic case of Ebola, as well as the looming possibility of an interest rate ...
Reddit Users May Get Free Shares of the Company [Published The Curious Capitalist - 1 hour ago]
Reddit CEO Yishan Wong told the Reddit community this week he wants to give them 10% of the company’s shares. Such a move has never been carried out by a company that depends on user engagement, like Facebook or Twitter. Wong cautioned that the plan ...
Apple Pay May Be the Reason eBay Is Spinning Of... [Published The Curious Capitalist - 5 hours ago]
This post is in partnership with Fortune, which offers the latest business and finance news. Read the article below originally published at Fortune.com. By Philip Elmer-DeWitt For eight months, eBay CEO John Donahoe resisted Carl Icahn’s repeated ...
Pepsi Pops Open a New Low-Calorie Soda [Published The Curious Capitalist - 5 hours ago]
When PepsiCo and two other members of Big Soda—Coca-Cola and the Dr. Pepper Snapple Group—announced a pact with The Alliance for a Healthier Generation to r educe the number of calories people consume in their beverages by 25% over the next decade , ...
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