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Time Warner Cable Down

businessinsider.com — Nationwide outages have been reported for Time Warner customers.The widespread outage strangely follows an incident oversea in which Virgin Media customers in the London were unable to access the internet Tuesday morning due to a network issue.
Aug 27, 2014

Had to move from my cave to the office to complete today's graveyard shift because Time Warner killed the Internet businessinsider.com/timewarner-dow…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @BuzzFeed: Time Warner Cable seems to be down nationwide? businessinsider.com/timewarner-dow… (how are you reading this)

Aug 27, 2014

RT @mekosoff: It's not just *your* Time Warner Internet that sucks. TWC Internet is reportedly down nationwide this morning: businessinsider.com/timewarner-dow…

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Canada NATO Delegation Trolls Russia

businessinsider.com — Canada's delegation to NATO on Wednesday posted a helpful guide for Russian soldiers who have crossed the Ukrainian border "by accident." On Twitter, the delegation posted a simple map of "Russia" and "Not Russia." "Geography can be tough. Here's a guide for Russian soldiers who keep getting lost & 'accidentally' entering," the delegation wrote along with the map.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @DannyVinik: Lol Canada's delegation to NATO created a special map for Russian soldiers lost in Ukraine businessinsider.com/canada-nato-ru… pic.twitter.com/jiS9Hc2Aya

Aug 27, 2014

Lol Canada's delegation to NATO created a special map for Russian soldiers lost in Ukraine businessinsider.com/canada-nato-ru… pic.twitter.com/jiS9Hc2Aya

Aug 27, 2014

Canada's delegation to NATO produced a very helpful map for confused Russian soldiers. businessinsider.com/canada-nato-ru… pic.twitter.com/VPSmBdXKxx

Aug 27, 2014

Canada's NATO delegation publishes useful "geography guide" to help Russian soldiers avoid getting lost again read.bi/1nDLIhO

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James Risen Case: Why Obama Wants This Journalist In Jail

businessinsider.com — President Barack Obama came into office in 2009 promising a new era of unprecedented transparency in his administration.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @hunterw: Great story from @BrettLoGiurato on Obama administration efforts to put a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist in jail businessinsider.com/james-risen-ca…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @hunterw: Great story from @BrettLoGiurato on Obama efforts to put a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist in jail businessinsider.com/james-risen-ca…

Aug 27, 2014

Great story from @BrettLoGiurato on Obama administration efforts to put a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist in jail businessinsider.com/james-risen-ca…

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Apple Smartwatch On Sept. 9

businessinsider.com — Apple will unveil a wearable on Sept. 9, according to a Re/code report.The iWatch will debut alongside the iPhone 6, which is also expected to be released that day. We had previously reported that the iWatch might come out in October, but those rumors proved to be untrue.

Rich Handler Ice Bucket Challenge

businessinsider.com — Jefferies CEO Rich Handler has an amazing ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video where he fills his jacuzzi with several bags of ice before dunking himself in it. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is a social media movement where people are dared to dump ice water on their heads or donate money to an ALS organization.
Aug 27, 2014

"She said 'hang the rich.'" RT @KiraBind nah RT @businessinsider: Watch a CEO/ice bucket challenge in his jacuzzi. read.bi/1lw3Yys

Aug 27, 2014

@TheStalwart Wow. Challenge for charity held in a jacuzzi. Only on Wall Street read.bi/1lw3Yys

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Zara Shirt Resembles Nazi Camp Uniform

businessinsider.com — Zara is under fire for selling a kids' t-shirt that resembles the uniform prisoners wore in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.After causing an uproar on Twitter, Zara has removed the $22 "Sheriff" shirt from its website and stores.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @hcpeterson: This isn't the 1st time. Zara withdrew a handbag embroidered with Swastika symbols in 2007 read.bi/1ATS3xJ pic.twitter.com/xe4uEELwF9

Aug 27, 2014

RT @hcpeterson: This isn't the 1st time. Zara withdrew a handbag embroidered with Swastika symbols in 2007 read.bi/1ATS3xJ pic.twitter.com/xe4uEELwF9

Aug 27, 2014

This isn't the 1st time. Zara withdrew a handbag embroidered with Swastika symbols in 2007 read.bi/1ATS3xJ pic.twitter.com/xe4uEELwF9

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Mitt Romney Iowa Poll

businessinsider.com — A day after Mitt Romney made comments that didn't completely shut the door on another run for president in 2016, a new poll suggests he'd dominate the Republican field in Iowa if he does decide to enter the race.The poll, from Suffolk University and USA Today, finds Romney with a more than 25-point advantage over his closest Republican competitor, Mike Huckabee in the crucial primary state.
Aug 27, 2014

RT @edzitron: saved you a click: romney becoming janitor RT @businessinsider: poll shows Mitt Romney would wipe the floor in Iowa read.bi/1tWkpmX

Aug 27, 2014

RT @edzitron: saved you a click: romney becoming janitor RT @businessinsider: poll shows Mitt Romney would wipe the floor in Iowa read.bi/1tWkpmX

Aug 27, 2014

RT @edzitron: saved you a click: romney becoming janitor RT @businessinsider: poll shows Mitt Romney would wipe the floor in Iowa read.bi/1tWkpmX

Aug 27, 2014

Mitt Romney will wipe the floor at the Iowa caucus according to a new poll read.bi/1tWkpmX

Herbalife Spikes After Carl Icahn Tweet

businessinsider.com — Shares of Herbalife surged after a Carl Icahn Tweet dissing an "Ice Bucket Challenge" request from Jefferies CEO. To Rich Handler, will get back to you shortly on #ALSChallenge, but right now too busy working on BIG deal with another investment banker - Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) August 27, 2014 Some folks reflexively thought that Icahn was referring to Herbalife when he said he was working on a "BIG deal."

Warren Buffett Complicates Inversion Argument For Dems

businessinsider.com — By providing $3 billion in financing to aid Burger King's acquisition of coffee and donut chain Tim Hortons, Warren Buffett has severely complicated the Democratic argument against the practice known as tax "inversions."Buffett has become the public face of the inversion deal - which, overall, has become an increasingly common practice wherein one American corporation buys or merges with a foreign corporation and relocates its tax base out of the U.S.
Aug 27, 2014

I'm betting Buffett does not really consider the Burger King deal an inversion businessinsider.com/warren-buffett…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @hblodget: read.bi/1lvYow4 Tim Horton deal was NOT inversion. It's about Brazil, not Canada. Deliberately politicized, both sides

Aug 27, 2014

RT @hblodget: Good. Change tax law instead RT @clusterstock: Warren Buffett just undermined Democrats' argument against inversions read.bi/1lvYow4

Aug 27, 2014

Good. Change tax law instead RT @clusterstock: Warren Buffett just undermined Democrats' argument against inversions read.bi/1lvYow4

Jessica Alba's Honest Co Raises $70 Million At A Nearly $1 Billion Valuation

businessinsider.com — Jessica Alba and Brian Lee's startup The Honest Co. is making some moves in preparation for an initial public offering.The Santa Monica, California startup, which sells natural and eco-friendly baby products, just raised $70 million, according to The Wall Street Journal, and they are valued at almost $1 billion.
Aug 27, 2014

Jessica Alba's Start-up has a nearly $1-billion valuation & secured $52-mill in C series funding: goo.gl/HspdDw - Go @jessicaalba!!

Aug 27, 2014

It’s clearly time to start a designer-diaper company businessinsider.com/jessica-alba-h… Jessica Alba Raises $70 Million

FLOYD MAYWEATHER: Warren Buffett Has Joined 'The Money Team'

businessinsider.com — Floyd Mayweather tweeted a photo Tuesday night showing him and Warren Buffett squaring off in a pre-fight hype photos. Another tweeted announced "Warren Buffett the 66.9 Billion dollar man joins The Money Team."

Carl Icahn Refuses Ice Bucket Challenge

businessinsider.com — Carl Icahn just turned down Jefferies' CEO Rich Handler's "Ice Bucket Challenge." To Rich Handler, will get back to you shortly on #ALSChallenge, but right now too busy working on BIG deal with another investment banker - Carl Icahn (@Carl_C_Icahn) August 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014

RT @businessinsider: Billionaire investor Carl Icahn just stood up to the Ice Bucket challenge read.bi/1lw2oge

Aug 27, 2014

RT @clusterstock: Billionaire investor Carl Icahn just stood up to the Ice Bucket challenge read.bi/1lw2oge

Aug 27, 2014

DANG. Carl Icahn just became the richest person to stand up to the ice bucket challenge businessinsider.com/carl-icahn-ref…

Ukrainian Sergeant: This Is Now A War With Russia

businessinsider.com — Ukraine and Western officials on Wednesday warned that Russian forces are opening up another, major front in the war, according to The New York Times. "This is what happened: they crossed the border, took up positions and started shooting," Sgt. Aleksei Panko after telling the Times that about 60 armored vehicles crossed the border near the town of Novoazovsk.

How Mobileye Technology Works

businessinsider.com — Wall Street has collectively decided that a software firm called Mobileye now stands at the vanguard of firms investors should look to to invest in the self-driving car revolution.Mobileye was the largest-ever IPO by an Israeli firm, raising $890 million at a valuation of over $7.5 billion, according to the Times Of Israel.
Aug 27, 2014

Wall Street is going nuts about this company that's bringing the world closer to self-driving cars. businessinsider.com/how-mobileye-t…

Aug 27, 2014

RT @themoneygame: Wall Street is nuts about this gadget that brings us closer to driverless cars read.bi/1lvY28H pic.twitter.com/UPJ6w0yqZP

Mitt Romney On 2016: 'Circumstances Can Change'

businessinsider.com — Getty/Joe Raedle Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, said Tuesday that he'd be interested in making a third White House bid - but only in the "one of a million" situation where every other 2016 candidate coalesced around him.
Aug 27, 2014

"Someone else has a better chance than I do,” but that could change, Mitt Romney said of potential 2016 run: read.bi/YXl5yT

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