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Money 'Tampa Bay Times' buys, shuts down rival 'Tampa Tribune'

The Tampa Tribune, a newspaper that has been publishing daily in Florida since 1895, will cease publication Wednesday after being purchased by its rival, the Tampa Bay Times. Petersburg Times until it changed its name in 2012.Tribune subscribers will receive the Tampa Bay Times starting Wednesday. “There are very few cities that are able to sustain more than one daily newspaper, and the Tampa Bay region is not among them.”Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
USA Today
04/05
65 Points
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Tech Apple CEO Tim Cook to appear in interview on CNBC’s Mad Money tonight

Apple CEO Tim Cook is set to appear on CNBC’s Mad Money program tonight following Apple’s Q2 earnings earlier this month where the company reported declines across the board.In a short clip of the upcoming interview aired today, Cook notes:“. Here's a preview of tonight's interview.https://t.co/YbVnXNlUmM. CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) May 2, 2016BREAKING: Apple shares post longest losing streak since 1998 pic.twitter.com/hCJoRchbOE.
9to5Mac
03/05
25 Points
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Tech Money Even a 'down round' is cause for cheer in new Silicon Valley

In 2012, there were 31.But that number is in jeopardy, as more funding rounds like the one with Foursquare lower the market valuations of some private companies, said Ted Schadler, an analyst at Forrester Research. But in the course of a year, the horizon is suddenly closer."Funding is an option, but not round after round," says  Chris Schultz, CEO of Launch Pad, an incubator for start-ups with operations in New Orleans and Charleston, S.C.Follow USA San Francisco Bureau Chief @jswartz on Twitter.
USA Today
03/05
20 Points

Baker Hughes outlines cost cuts, as Halliburton deal dies

said Monday that it is working to emerge from its failed merger with Halliburton Co. Halliburton CEO David Lesar said Sunday that the company still believed the merger would have benefited customers and shareholders of both companies. Analysts have said the company stumbled as it tried to integrate BJ Services, a fracking firm it acquired in 2010, and has struggled to master the logistical challenges.Baker Hughes said Monday that it would "retain a selective footprint" in the U.S.
The Denver Post
03/05
17 Points
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Not Mars, and no Matt Damon, but we could maybe live there

USA TODAY's Matt Krantz dug into the regulatory filings and reported that Mayer was paid $36 million in 2015 as her regular annual compensation (down a bit from the year before, but still higher than the average executive). Mic = officially dropped.This is a compilation of stories across USA TODAY.Want the Short List delivered straight to your inbox. ) to be Marissa MayerEven if she gets canned, embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer would walk away with benefits valued at $55 million. Whoa.
USA Today
03/05
13 Points
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Tech Tech Five: Zynga, Priceline lead another earnings round

It's the first earnings call for Frank Gibeau, who was named Zynga CEO in March.Etsy. Analysts polled by S&P Global Market Intelligence forecast earnings of $9.64 on earnings of $2.12 billion.Zynga. The social games company reports first quarter earnings after the bell Wednesday. The online travel company reports first quarter results Wednesday, days after confirming its CEO stepped down after admitting to having a personal relationship with an employee.
USA Today
02/05
17 Points
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Money Fiat Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne named Ferrari CEO

That happened after Di Montezemolo and Marchionne clashed over the future direction of Ferrari.Marchionne has expanded Ferrari's global sales while also protecting the exclusivity of the brand. "He is beyond any doubt one of the best automotive engineers in the world."Marchionne became chairman in the fall of 2015 when Ferrari replaced legendary Ferrari Chairman Luca di Montezemolo.
USA Today
02/05
14 Points
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Money International Paper makes $1.9 billion acquisition

Memphis, Tenn.-based paper and packaging giant International Paper said Monday that it would acquire the pulp business of Federal Way, Wash.-based Weyerhaeuser.The deal is valued at $1.9 billion, including a $300 million tax benefit, and is expected to close in the fourth quarter.Weyerhaeuser's pulp business employs about 1,900 workers in Mississippi, Georgia, North Carolina, Canada and Poland.International Paper (IP) said it expects to save about $175 million annually in "synergies" .
USA Today
02/05
14 Points
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Bitcoin creator finally revealed; here's what we know about Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright 

Enlarge Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has been confirmed as Bitcoin’s Founder. Enlarge Rick Bowmer/AP Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has been confirmed as Bitcoin’s Founder. The creator of Bitcoin finally revealed his true identity.Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright told the BBC that he was, in fact, the founder of the online currency Bitcoin.Bitcoin is an obscure digital currency that has grown to become prominent in the economic world.
Daily News
02/05
9 Points
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Tech Apple Campus 2 drone flyover shows progress on the Theatre, solar panels, R&D facility & more [Video]

If progress continues at the current rate, Apple plans to complete construction by the end of the year and move in employees by the end of January 2017. As always, you can follow along with construction progress in our ongoing Campus 2 timeline here. That’s according to the latest relayed from CEO Tim Cook to employees a few months back.Here’s the full flyover video:Earlier this month we got a ground-level tour of the building site with some sneaky spy shots from within the spaceship.
9to5Mac
02/05
5 Points
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Lands' End CEO shakes up tradition-minded retailer

There is no question that Federica Marchionni has put her stamp on Lands' End. And it is only now developing a mobile application."I have strong opinions, yes, I do," Marchionni said. hardly enough time for meaningful judgments on its performance.The Marchionni supporter said he liked the idea that she came in ready to shake things up and try new approaches.Marchionni is "a visionary," he said, and if she has her quirks, so do all CEOs . Then, after Lands' End quickly backpedaled amid the blowback .
USA Today
02/05
17 Points
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Buffett: Straight talk from 'Woodstock of Capitalism'

economy, which makes his commentary that much more relevant.In the minutes leading up to the webcast, Robert Miles, a Buffett scholar and author, let Yahoo Finance know what makes Buffett special: “He is just a regular guy that speaks the truth, unlike Wall Street."It was a dreary, rainy day in Omaha, but that didn't keep the Buffett faithful away or dim their mood. Buffett followers came from as far away as Taiwan, Mexico and Australia, many were chanting "Buffett.
USA Today
01/05
14 Points
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Los Angeles personal trainer arrested after leaving 8-month-old in unlocked car while he went to gym

Instagram Allen's social media accounts said that he is the CEO of an activewear company. Instagram Los Angeles personal trainer Solomon Allen was arrested Friday after allegedly leaving his baby girl in the car while he was at the gym. Allen was charged with child endangerment and was still in custody on Friday night in lieu of $100,000 bond.Social media accounts for the trainer say that he is the founder at CEO of FitFiend Activewear.
Daily News
30/04
16 Points
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Tech Yahoo's Marissa Mayer gets $55M to leave

Yahoo went from making $7.5 billion in 2014 to losing $4.4 billion in 2015.Shares of Yahoo are up 134% since Mayer took the helm in July 17, 2012.  Yahoo's 15% stake in Alibaba is worth $30.2 billion, which almost worth as much as Yahoo itself with a market value of $34.7 billion. The value of Yahoo's stock lost roughly a third of its value last year. Mayer was paid $42.1 million in 2014, making her the most highly paid female CEO in the S&P 500.Meanwhile, Yahoo shareholders continue to suffer.
USA Today
30/04
22 Points
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