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Warren Buffett Says He's Now Working From Home During Coronavirus Restrictions

Warren Buffett Says He's Now Working From Home During Coronavirus Restrictions

21 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Warren Buffett's decision to start working from home came late in the game, and as many of us, he began taking it more seriously as more information came in.

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How Much Has Rupert Murdoch's Net Worth Grown Since 1990?

How Much Has Rupert Murdoch's Net Worth Grown Since 1990?

20 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Today, News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch has a net worth of $13 billion. He's known as the founder of the Fox News machine and all that goes with that. But back in 1990, he was 59 years old and the 60th richest person in the world with a net worth of $1.1 billion.

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Mark Cuban Shares Advice On How To Avoid Layoffs And Hourly Reductions During Coronavirus Pandemic

Mark Cuban Shares Advice On How To Avoid Layoffs And Hourly Reductions During Coronavirus Pandemic

20 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Cuban kicked things off by inviting who owns a small business to ask him questions through LinkedIn about what to do in the face of the pandemic and the disruption that follows.

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15 Homes In The U.S. Have Sold For $100 Million Or More

15 Homes In The U.S. Have Sold For $100 Million Or More

20 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Over the last few years, ultra high-end real estate has been booming, particularly in Palm Beach, New York City, and Los Angeles. These 16 homes have all sold for at least $100 million.

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Billionaire Jack Ma Pledges 500,000 Coronavirus Tests And A Million Facemasks To US

Billionaire Jack Ma Pledges 500,000 Coronavirus Tests And A Million Facemasks To US

19 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Ma's statement was brief and to the point, perhaps a small reflection of the urgency of the situation, and in it he cites the experience China has already had with this virus and containing its spread.

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Bill Gates Announces Departure From Microsoft Board Of Directors To Focus On Philanthropy

Bill Gates Announces Departure From Microsoft Board Of Directors To Focus On Philanthropy

18 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Gates does not go into specifics on what he plans to do with this extra time, but his decision comes at a point when heavy philanthropy is arguably more necessary than ever.

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Bill Gates And Mark Zuckerberg Both Announce Projects To Expand Coronavirus Testing In Their Areas

Bill Gates And Mark Zuckerberg Both Announce Projects To Expand Coronavirus Testing In Their Areas

17 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Both Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg have recently announced projects that will expand testing for that dangerous virus in their own backyards – with, hopefully, more and expanded similar initiatives to follow.

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L.A.'s Highest Property Taxes: 0.5 Acres Of Prime Billionaire's Beach Beachfront Real Estate

L.A.'s Highest Property Taxes: 0.5 Acres Of Prime Billionaire's Beach Beachfront Real Estate

17 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The beach house located at 22310 Pacific Coast Highway sits on a half-acre of prime Malibu beachfront and has an annual property tax bill of $1.31 million. Houses on this section of Malibu's Carbon Beach don't come up that often.

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Billionaire Behind Online Coupon Clipping Startup Drops $60 Million On Bel Air Mansion

Billionaire Behind Online Coupon Clipping Startup Drops $60 Million On Bel Air Mansion

17 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

George Ruan hit it big earlier this year when Honey, the electronic coupon-clipping browser extension he co-founded in 2012, was acquired by PayPal for $4 billion in cash in January. Now he's dropping $60 million on a Bel Air mansion.

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The 30 Richest People In The World 2020

The 30 Richest People In The World 2020

16 Mar 2020 @ 11AM PDT

Who are the richest people in the world? Many of these names, like Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates, are familiar, but some will undoubtedly raise eyebrows. We'll also dive into how each of these richest people earned their massive net worths.

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Billionaire Roundup: Coronavirus Edition

Billionaire Roundup: Coronavirus Edition

16 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

The coronavirus is literally sweeping the nation (and world). But hey, good news! Our favorite billionaires are chipping in to help slow or stop the spread. This is the latest edition of billionaire roundup.

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Chinese Billionaire Enters Space Race To Challenge Elon Musk's SpaceX

Chinese Billionaire Enters Space Race To Challenge Elon Musk's SpaceX

16 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

It seems like every other month another billionaire who saw Star Wars at a formative time in their life enters the space race. Now, Li Shufu, the Chinese owner of Volvo, has become the newest entrepreneur to declare an intention to invest in space research.

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Mark Cuban Shares The Misconceptions People Have About Being A Billionaire

Mark Cuban Shares The Misconceptions People Have About Being A Billionaire

15 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

Mark Cuban has a net worth of $4 billion and is 61 years old. He's been a member of the 10-figure club for more than two decades. On a recent episode of The HoopsHype Podcast, he mentioned that it is still surreal to consider the fact that he is a billionaire.

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Billionaire With Largest Private Collection Of Pablo Picasso Paintings Considers A Sale

Billionaire With Largest Private Collection Of Pablo Picasso Paintings Considers A Sale

14 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

David Nahmad is letting go of Nature Morte, a 1921 Picasso oil-on-canvas painting that Nahmad says he doesn't specifically remember his rationale in buying.

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Billionaire Uses Controversial Top Secret Facial Recognition Software To Spy On Adult Daughter's Date

Billionaire Uses Controversial Top Secret Facial Recognition Software To Spy On Adult Daughter's Date

14 Mar 2020 @ 4AM PDT

In October 2018, John Catsimatidis was having dinner in Manhattan when saw his daughter there on a date with a man that he did not know. He wanted to make sure his daughter's date wasn't a charlatan, so he had a photo taken and ran it through a facial recognition database.

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