News tagged with fund managers

Research funding has become prone to bubble formation

Fashions in research funding, reward structures in universities and streamlining of scientific agendas undermine traditional academic norms and may result in science bubbles. Research from the University of Copenhagen, which ...

Nov 22, 2013
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Yahoo chairman joins recent boardroom exodus

Yahoo could use a revolving door in its boardroom. In the latest exit, Chairman Alfred Amoroso will become the eighth Yahoo Inc. director to depart since early last year. He will leave the board on June 25 ...

Apr 26, 2013
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South Africa: Fight over rhino poaching escalates

(AP)—A U.S. firm recently gave smart phones to some game rangers in South Africa to help them track poachers who kill rhinos for their horns. An anti-poaching ad campaign in Vietnam, a key illegal market, ...

Apr 24, 2013
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22 bidders join Myanmar mobile telephone battle

Vodafone, China Mobile and an investment fund linked to billionaire George Soros are among 22 bidders vying to enter Myanmar, one of the world's last unexplored mobile telephone frontiers.

Apr 05, 2013
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Apple shareholder drops lawsuit on preferred stock

A disgruntled shareholder pressing Apple to create a new class of preferred stock has dropped a lawsuit that became a moot point after the iPhone and iPad maker changed the agenda at its annual meeting earlier this week.

Mar 01, 2013
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Analysis: Worst nightmare for Dell, Microsoft?

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's worst nightmare might go like this: PC juggernaut Dell becomes downtrodden enough to be private equity bait and Apple so rich investors sue to get at its cash.

Feb 11, 2013
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