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Billionaire Allen Increases Ebola Pledge to $100 Million

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Paul Allen increased his pledge to combat Ebola to $100 million today as technology billionaires flock to fund programs seeking to control the spread of the disease. The money will be used to make and develop two medevac containment units that can be used by the U.S.

New York Billionaire Unmasked With Outer Borough Rentals

bloomberg.com — Outside the front lobby of the Briar Wyck apartments in Jamaica, New York, lies the Van Wyck Expressway, a 12-lane stretch of asphalt where 113,000 vehicles roar past the seven-story building every day. The rear apartments overlook six lanes of Queens Boulevard.

Coca-Cola’s new stake makes billionaires of Monster founders

vancouversun.com — BOSTON - Rodney Sacks and Hilton Schlosberg wanted to get into the packaging business. Frustrated in their attempt to find a company to buy, the partners took a tip from an investment banker and purchased debt-laden soda maker Hansen Natural Corp. in 1992.

Coca-Cola’s Stake Buy Makes Monster Founders Billionaires

bloomberg.com — Rodney Sacks and Hilton Schlosberg wanted to get into the packaging business. Frustrated in their attempt to find a company to buy, the partners took a tip from an investment banker and purchased debt-laden soda maker Hansen Natural Corp. in 1992.

Hess CEO Becomes Billionaire Following Singer Proxy Fight

bloomberg.com — A little more than a year after settling a proxy fight with Paul Singer's Elliott Management Corp. over how to boost the shares of energy giant Hess Corp., the company's chief executive officer John B. Hess has become a billionaire as the stock hit a 5-year high this week.

Little-known InterSystems grows to dominate an IT market in age of Obamacare

washingtonpost.com — Terry Ragon's knees ache. Age and love of marathons have taken their toll on the 64-year-old billionaire owner of InterSystems, a Cambridge, Mass., database software company. Little known outside the niche its technology dominates, InterSystems underpins health-related information for the national health services of England, Scotland and Wales and the U.S.

Billionaire With Achy Knees Cashing In on Health Data

bloomberg.com — Terry Ragon's knees ache. Age and love of marathons have taken their toll on the 64-year-old billionaire owner of InterSystems Corp., a Cambridge, Massachusetts, database software company. Little known outside the niche its technology dominates, InterSystems underpins health-related information for the national health services of England, Scotland and Wales and the U.S.

U-Haul Delivers New Billionaire Shoen as DIY Movers Lift Amerco

bloomberg.com — Do-it-yourself movers have been renting U-Haul International's 225,000 trucks and trailers at a quickening pace, helping its corporate parent, Amerco, close at a record today. The surge made Edward "Joe" Shoen, the company's chairman, a billionaire. Amerco reported net income of $2 a share May 28, beating analyst forecasts and giving the Reno, Nevada-based company its fifth-straight year of increasing per-share net income.

Paul Allen’s Seahawks Beat Microsoft as an Investment

businessweek.com — Bloomberg News Even if the Seattle Seahawks lose to the Denver Broncos in Sunday's Super Bowl, the team has rewarded owner Paul Allen -- by beating his old company, , as an investment.

Parsley CEO Emerges as One of Youngest U.S. Billionaires

bloomberg.com — Bryan Sheffield grew up the son and grandson of oilmen in Midland, Texas, and moved north after college to seek riches in the Chicago options pits. After a few years clerking at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and trading interest rates for First Continental Trading Inc., Sheffield returned to Texas -- and found his fortune.
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Oct 23, 2014

Soros Says Russia in Ukraine Poses Threat to EU Existence bloom.bg/1zmhcUE via @BloombergNews

Oct 23, 2014

Delightfully Awkward Studio Action Shots of Players, Used on Early Baseball Cards slate.com/blogs/the_vaul… via @slate

Oct 23, 2014

Charlie Ergen viewed as "client of last resort" by #GS, #CITI, #WFC as DISH founder mulls T-Mobile bid bloom.bg/1te7aBq

Oct 22, 2014

America's richest people lost $5.3 Bln today. Sheldon Adelson just beat Warren Buffett for biggest loser bloomberg.com/billionaires/2…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @RetoGregori: Coffee creamer-gate. Hitler Creamers Jolt Swiss Coffee Drinkers, and Retailer Apologizes nyti.ms/1yYUhgS

Oct 22, 2014

Surrender your umbrellas, people of Boston, they are futile!

Oct 22, 2014

Pennsylvania used uncover officers to stop the menace of a collector reselling cult wine bloom.bg/1wtpxCi

Oct 22, 2014

Apparently Friday is Champagne Day. That is the excuse I need @savvysipper. #champagneday

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