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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Business

Shedding Light On How Companies View BLE Beacons

1 hour 47 minutes ago - Forbes
Location-based services have been around for years, but recently the market heated up with the introduction of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons. BLE beacons are small sensors that  you can attach to any location or object. They broadcast radio signals which your smartphone can receive and interpret. Companies want to use beacons to provide per... by Maribel Lopez

Quote of the Year

1 hour 36 minutes ago - Forbes
"This has basically never happened before in my whole life. I can remember 1½ percent rates. It certainly surprised all the economists. It surprised the people who created the life insurance industry in Japan, who basically all went broke because they guaranteed to pay a 3% interest rate. I think everybody’s been surprised by it, including all t... by Phil DeMuth

Hydropower Equipment Supplier Joins Ranks Of China Billionaires

1 hour 23 minutes ago - Forbes
Sun Yi, chairman of Zhefu Holding Group, has joined the ranks of the world’s billionaires following gains in the share price of his two Shenzhen-listed companies by Russell Flannery

Infographic: SEC Democratizes Equity Crowdfunding with JOBS Act Title IV

1 hour 11 minutes ago - Forbes
The SEC has, after three long years, finally moved on rulings that allow everyday citizens (non-accredited investors) to participate in equity crowdfunding and investment in private startups and small businesses by Chance Barnett

Better Life's Wang Tian And Zhang Haixai Join Ranks Of China's Richest Couples

1 hour 6 minutes ago - Forbes
Wang Tian, chairman of Better Life Commercial Chain Share, and his wife Zhang Haixai have joined the ranks of China’s billionaire couples following gains in the share price of their Shenzhen-listed company by Russell Flannery

Middle-East Conflict Leads To Oil Spike

1 hour 5 minutes ago - Forbes
The conflict in Yemen has led to a rise in the price of oil. Why? How long could it last? Learn more about Yemen and its strategic importance in the transportation of oil in this article by Mike Patton

Kingfa's Yuan Zhimin And Xiong Haitao Join Ranks Of China's Billionaire Couples

27 minutes ago - Forbes
Yuan Zhimin, chairman of Kingfa Science & Technology, and his wife Xiong Haitao, a company director, have joined the ranks of the world’s billionaire couples following gains in the share price of their Shanghai-listed resin maker by Russell Flannery

Japan Stocks Off Lows But Weighed By Ex-dividend Issues

1 hour 23 minutes ago - Fox Business
Japanese stocks sat weaker in early Friday moves, but the losses were driven in large part by the long list of blue-chip shares trading without rights to their latest divdends by Michael Kitchen

Middle East faces decades of conflict

7 hours 23 minutes ago - Financial Times
Situation in Yemen the latest in a region enmeshed in violent struggles, writes Richard Haass

Lumber Liquidators Weighs Libel Suit Against CBS

1 hour 30 minutes ago - Fox Business
Executives at Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL), the controversial discount floor retailer, are telling investors they are feeling so emboldened by a recent regulatory announcement they may sue the news program “60 Minutes” over its reporting that raised issues about the safety of the company’s products, the FOX Business Network has learned by Charlie Gasparino

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