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Scholars issue plan to reduce poverty

Stanford scholars and other experts on California's low-income population have unveiled a new initiative – the Equal Opportunity Plan – aimed at dramatically reducing poverty in the state.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Alibaba post-IPO structure gives insiders control

Control over Alibaba Group will stay in the hands of founder Jack Ma and other company veterans after the Chinese e-commerce giant goes public on the New York Stock Exchange in a record busting share sale.

dateSep 17, 2014 in Business
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Why a Samsung takeover of Blackberry could make sense

Samsung and Blackberry have splashed frigid water on a report that Samsung wants to make a $7.5 billion takeover offer for the struggling Canadian device maker. That, however, did not stop tech industry watchers from dissecting ...

dateJan 15, 2015 in Business
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Britain clamps down on cold-calling epidemic

Companies that bombard customers with nuisance calls and texts could face large fines under changes to British law announced Wednesday that make it easier for regulators to take action.

dateFeb 25, 2015 in Internet
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Jawbone files lawsuit against rival Fitbit

In a clash of rival makers of fitness trackers, Jawbone is suing Fitbit and a group of employees who quit Jawbone to work for Fitbit, saying they stole trade secrets, business plans, market research, and other information.

date10 hours ago in Business
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