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FBI Said to Be Probing Whether Russia Tied to JPMorgan Hacking

bloomberg.com — Russian hackers attacked the U.S. financial system in mid-August, infiltrating and stealing data from JPMorgan Chase & Co and at least one other bank, an incident the FBI is investigating as a possible retaliation for government-sponsored sanctions, according to two people familiar with the probe.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @DRUDGE_REPORT: REPORT: Russian hackers attacked U.S. financial system... drudge.tw/1rAJ6Zw

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Islamic State Fills Coffers From Illicit Economy in Syria, Iraq

Aug 28, 2014

How Islamic State became one of the world's richest terror groups on.wsj.com/1tWINor via @WSJ

Aug 28, 2014

RT @JoeWSJ: An anatomy of ISIS' economy of extortion. Front page investigation by @malas_n & @Abihabib. m.cn.wsj.com/articles/islam… http://t.co/…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @JoeWSJ: An anatomy of ISIS' economy of extortion. Front page investigation by @malas_n & @Abihabib. m.cn.wsj.com/articles/islam… http://t.co/…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @robinenergy: Pre-crisis north Iraq received ~$15 bln government funding - how can IS replace that with loot, a little oil, wheat? on.wsj.com/1tWINor

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Mike Bloomberg and Dan Doctoroff take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

youtube.com — We at Bloomberg LP are dedicated to raising awareness and finding new ways to treat ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). This is why our CEO Dan Doctoroff, founder Mike Bloomberg and Bloomberg employees have decided to take part in the ALS #IceBucketChallenge -- for a cause that's very close to Dan's heart and the foundation he and Bloomberg Philanthropies founded in 2013, Target ALS.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @MikeBloomberg: Took the ALS #IceBucketChallenge w/ @DanDoctoroff & colleagues. You're up @Bloomberg London, Hong Kong, & Princeton http…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @MikeBloomberg: Took the ALS #IceBucketChallenge w/ @DanDoctoroff & colleagues. You're up @Bloomberg London, Hong Kong, & Princeton http…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @fion_li: Mike Bloomberg and Dan Doctoroff take the #ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: youtu.be/9s5lbTV9K1c via @YouTube

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Don’t Want Me to Recline My Airline Seat? You Can Pay Me

nytimes.com — I fly a lot. When I fly, I recline. I don't feel guilty about it. And I'm going to keep doing it, unless you pay me to stop. I bring this up because of a dispute you may have heard about: On Sunday, a United Airlines flight from Newark to Denver made an unscheduled stop in Chicago to discharge two passengers who had a dispute over seat reclining.
Aug 28, 2014

Flying from London to NY when pregnant, a man kicked my seat hard when I reclined it. Bet he now owns a knee defender nytimes.com/2014/08/28/ups…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @theburgerman: Don’t want me to recline my airline seat? You can pay me. nyti.ms/VRTYTH

Aug 28, 2014

Don’t want me to recline my airline seat? You can pay me. nyti.ms/VRTYTH

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Jack Ma Emerges as China’s Richest Man Before Alibaba IPO

bloomberg.com — Jack Ma is China 's richest person. The 49-year-old founder and chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has a net worth of $21.8 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. His assets include a 7.3 percent economic interest in China's largest e-commerce business, which is preparing for what could be the largest initial public offering in U.S.
Aug 28, 2014

Jack Ma Emerges as China’s Richest Man Before Alibaba IPO bloom.bg/XTvbki via @BloombergNews

Aug 27, 2014

Jack Ma Emerges as China’s Richest Man Before Alibaba IPO bloom.bg/XTvbki

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Apple Plans to Announce Wearable in September

recode.net — HAPPENING TODAY Everyone's wondering how the hell Otter Products, which makes OtterBox protective cases for mobile phones, could possibly be worth $2.5 billion. Start the Countdown Timer on Whatever Old-Fashioned Piece of Junk You Have on Your Wrist Right Now Remember back in June when I said Apple hoped to schedule a special event in October to show off a new wearable device?
Aug 28, 2014

RT @HolyroodWill: Apple will unveil wearable device alongside 2 new iPhones on 9 Sept says recode's John Paczkowski recode.net/2014/08/27/cod…

Aug 27, 2014

So we're back to an Apple wearable being announced in a fortnight - recode.net/2014/08/27/cod… - bet that'll change 10 more times.

Aug 27, 2014

Apple Plans to Announce Wearable in September on.recode.net/1leWNKC via @johnpaczkowski

Aug 27, 2014

Tick tock, time is nearly up - @Recode reports that Apple is planning to announce its wearable in September. on.recode.net/1p8BDsO

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twitter.com — Geography can be tough. Here's a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & 'accidentally' entering #Ukraine pic.twitter.com/RF3H4IXGSp
Aug 28, 2014

With Russian troops on the move in Ukraine, Canada tells Moscow: "Geography can be tough" twitter.com/CanadaNATO/sta…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @CanadaNATO: Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http:/…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @CanadaNATO: Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http:/…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @CanadaNATO: Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http:/…

Aug 28, 2014

RT @CanadaNATO: Geography can be tough. Here’s a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & ‘accidentally’ entering #Ukraine http:/…

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