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Billionaire Berg Funds New Prostate Test With Apple Rent

bloomberg.com — Silicon Valley real estate billionaire Carl Berg thinks he's found a better prostate cancer test and he's investing hundreds of millions of dollars to bring it to market. Berg LLC plans to introduce a blood-based test that promises to more accurately detect who'll develop the cancer, including the millions of men who show signs of the malady yet may never develop it.

H. Gary Morse, Billionaire Behind Florida’s Villages, Dies at 77

bloomberg.com — H. Gary Morse, the billionaire builder of one of the world's largest retirement communities, the Villages in central Florida, has died. He was 77. He died last night, according to a report in the Villages Daily Sun. No cause was given.

Billionaire Spurned by Buffett Seeks Global Wi-Fi Network

bloomberg.com — James "Jay" Monroe III isn't in a rush. Dressed in blue jeans and a monogrammed white dress shirt, the investor sips ice water and pauses to greet Dakota, his Great Dane-blue heeler mix who bounds through the Union Pacific Freighthouse in downtown Denver.

Billionaire Allen Increases Ebola Pledge to $100 Million

bloomberg.com — 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.

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.
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Oct 31, 2014

RT @Matthew_Winkler: Silicon Valley billionaire developing prostate cancer test bloom.bg/1wNVzJs via @bpcoffey

Oct 31, 2014

@CalebMelby Isn't there more to do in life than write about this in your own publication about your own employers?!

Oct 31, 2014

#navelgazing. The Inside Story Of Matt Taibbi’s Departure From First Look Media interc.pt/10ChJT0

Oct 31, 2014

Accounting errors cost American realty CFO his job, $35M golden parachute bloom.bg/1wNmxjt $ARCP @lauramarcinek @calebmelby

Oct 31, 2014

RT @cr_harper: Billionaire investing in better prostate cancer test says “I was tired of real estate,” bloom.bg/1wN3ntM via @bpcoffey @BloombergNews

Oct 31, 2014

Billionaire Carl Berg Funds New Prostate Test With Apple Rent bloom.bg/1wN3ntM @BBGBillionaires

Oct 31, 2014

Richest Bullish on U.S. as Family Offices Open Outposts @mkmcollins has the story bloom.bg/1wLwg9X @BBGBillionaires

Oct 30, 2014

RT @thisislizz: Jerk chicken is just like regular chicken, but it drives a BMW and doesn't care about your feelings.

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