09 30 2014
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Rupert Murdoch Not Fit to Run Business, Uk Lawmakers Rule

British regulators could now force media mogul to sell stake in British Sky Broadcasting

LONDON (CNN) -- Global media tycoon Rupert Murdoch is "not a fit person" to run a major international company, British lawmakers investigating phone hacking at his tabloid News of the World reported Tuesday.


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Report: Apple Legally Sidesteps Billions in Taxes

NYT outlines methods tech giant uses to move profits to more lenient states, countries

NEW YORK (AP) -- A published report says Apple Inc. uses subsidiaries in Ireland, the Netherlands and other low-tax nations as part of a strategy that enables the technology giant to cut its global tax bill by billions of dollars every year.


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54 Hours + Your New Business Plan = Portland Startup Weekend

The main event is April 27-29 at the Portland State Business Accelerator

The main event is April 27-29 at the Portland State Business Accelerator. Some of the main speakers, mentors and judges include Bill Lynch, co-founder of Jive Software; Scott Kveton, co-founder and CEO of Urban Airship; Jim Huston, manager of Portland Seed Fund; and Monica Enand, co-founder and CEO of Zapproved.

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Seattle-Area Company Aims to Mine Resource-Rich Asteroids

Planetary Resources has eye on precious metals to bring back to Earth and other materials that could help crafts refuel in space

(CNN) -- Eric Anderson and Peter Diamandis pioneered the business of sending millionaire tourists to space. Now they want to mine asteroids for what they say will be tens of billions of dollars worth of resources annually for use on Earth and beyond.


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