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Who are the 10 most generous philanthropists?

According to Forbes, America’s top 10 most generous philanthropists are: 1. Warren Buffet ($2.8 billion) 2. Bill and Melinda Gates ($2.1 billion) 3. Michael Bloomberg ($600 million) 4. George Soros ($531 million) 5. Chuck Feeney ($482 million) 6. Walton Family ...

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A number to know: Einstein’s notes

$1.8 million A note with Albert Einstein’s handwritten notes on how to live a happy and fulfilling life were recently sold at a Jerusalem auction house for $1.8 million. Ponder this: What records do you keep? What records do you ...

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Twitter to label election-related ads

Twitter recently announced it would begin labeling election-related advertisements in response to a threat of regulation from the U.S. government over the lack of disclosure for political spending on social media networks. Twitter will launch a website detailing what ads ...

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Business news roundup

Hate what you’re doing? Feel like you want to quit? Find out how other small business owners responded when they felt that way. AP > What would it be like if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? THE WASHINGTON ...

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Got a side gig? Don’t mess up your taxes

More and more people are earning extra cash by freelancing in the sharing economy. That may mean writing on the side, playing music on the weekends, driving for ride-sharing services like Uber or Lyft or selling handmade jewelry on Etsy. No ...

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Who are the richest tech billionaires?

According to Forbes, the 10 richest tech billionaires in the world are: 1. Bill Gates ($84.5 billion) 2. Jeff Bezos ($81.7 billion) 3. Mark Zuckerberg ($69.6 billion) 4. Larry Ellison ($59.3 billion) 5. Larry Page ($43.9 billion) 6. Sergey Brin ...

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A number to know: Attaining sales quotas

11.3 According to a recent InsideSales.com report, European sales representatives are 11.3 percent better at attaining quota than U.S. sales representatives. According to the research, Europeans average 65 percent of representatives attaining quota compared to 58.4 percent of American representatives. ...

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You could win $500 in our contest

BridgeTower Media is hosting a contest to determine what are the most creative ways to save money. Anyone is eligible, there is no purchase necessary, and most importantly, we’re offering monetary prizes to the Top 3 winners to help you ...

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Google Chrome to be more proactive about insecure sites

Google’s Chrome browser is becoming more proactive about warning users of insecure internet sites when the update for Chrome OS comes out later this month. What to look for: Users can expect to see a “Not secure” warning in the browser’s address ...

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Business news roundup

Here’s what happened when a pub in the middle of nowhere was named the world’s best restaurant. BLOOMBERG > Northern California’s wine country has been devastated by wildfires. Here’s how it will affect the grapes, the wines and the industry. ...

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