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3 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett's Billion-Dollar Gift That Keeps On Giving

Warren Buffett has a business that has made him billions throughout the years, but the surprising secret to its success is simple.

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Related Topix: Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

7 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Ltd were jointly named as finalist for the 6th annual 2014 Golden Bridge Awards under the New Products and Se... )--Embraer Executive Jets delivered today the 25th Phenom 300 to NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway company.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Embraer Phenom 300, Embraer Aircraft, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Benzinga

Buy Coca-Cola on the Dip, for Long-Term Gains

That is costing short term traders, who drove the stock up earlier this month, expecting better results.

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Related Topix: Beverages, CocaCola, Warren Buffett, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services

CBC News

Industry Canada approves AltaLink sale to Berkshire Hathaway

The federal government has approved the pending sale of an Alberta utility provider to Warren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway.

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, North America, Canada, World News, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Investment Services,

The Motley Fool

Underpants, Ground Beef, and Car Dealerships: A History of Leucadia National

Ever since Warren Buffett took over failing textile manufacturer Berkshire Hathaway and turned it into a financial leviathan, there have been other companies trying to create conglomerates following his example.

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Related Topix: Auto Dealers, Leucadia National Corporation, Financial Services, Investment Services, Leucadia National, Construction, Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Empire Group

Alberta Venture

On the Money: American Sands Energy

At the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting, Warren Buffett said, "I think that the oil sands are an important asset for mankind."

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Related Topix: Construction, Berkshire Hathaway , Startups, Berkshire Hathaway, Insurance, Empire Group, Warren Buffett, Investment Services

Business Wire

Hot Topic: Back to School 2014

Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in press release distribution and regulatory disclosure .

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Freshnews

Vector Capital and Cerium Technology Announce the Recapitalization of Allegro Development

SAN FRANCISCO & DALLAS -- -- Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses and Cerium Technology, an investment fund focused on energy, trading and technology, today announced the recapitalization of Allegro Development Corporation.

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Related Topix: Startups, Vector Capital, Dallas, TX, Vector Software

Freshnews

Leading Customer Engagement Practitioners and Industry Experts to...

SUNNYVALE, Calif. & MELVILLE, N.Y. -- -- KANA Software , A Verint Company , today announced that Mark Thompson, CEO and co-founder of Virgin Unite Mentors - Sir Richard Branson's network for executive coaching and entrepreneurial innovation - will keynote its Connect customer conference taking place September 21-24 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San ... (more)

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Verint Systems, Science / Technology, Software, KANA, Verint, Startups, Melville, NY, KANA Software

Freshnews

Clearing Provider G. H. Financials Selects Imagine Software to Enhance Risk Management Capabilities

LONDON & NEW YORK -- -- Imagine Software, a leading provider of risk and portfolio management solutions for the investment community worldwide, today announced that G. H. Financials has selected Imagine's real-time, cloud-based service to enhance its global Futures and Options clearing service.

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Business Law Prof Blog

Taking Berkshire Private

As I explore the future of Berkshire Hathaway in my forthcoming book Berkshire Beyond Buffett: The Enduring Value of Values , one topic I address for Berkshire post Buffett is whether the company should remain public or be taken private.

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Freshnews

Brightpearl Launches App Store for Retailers

BRISTOL, England & SAN FRANCISCO -- -- Brightpearl - the multi-channel retail management system - today announces the launch of the Brightpearl App Store, allowing retailers to extend Brightpearl functionality with the exact capabilities they need, through an array of apps including web stores, forecasting tools, reporting tools and more.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Gloucestershire County, England, Bristol County, England, Startups

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Investor's Business Daily

Cryptography Research and Entropic Sign License Agreement for DPA...

SAN FRANCISCO & SAN DIEGO-- -- Cryptography Research , the security division of Rambus , and Entropic , a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home, today announced they have signed a patent license agreement allowing for the use of the Cryptography Research side-channel attack countermeasures in Entropic's integrated circuits.

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Related Topix: Startups, Cryptography Research, Innovative Interfaces, Rambus

The Motley Fool

How Warren Buffett Defied Popular Thinking on Risk

Warren Buffett was not the first great thinker to the utter the words in the quote shown above.

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The Globe and Mail

Loonie moves higher amid strong retail sales report, mixed

Statistics Canada reported that retail sales rose 0.7 per cent during May, which was higher than the 0.6 per cent hike that economists had expected.

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Diamonds.net

USPTO Approves 'Diamond Illusions,' 'The Clear Light Cut,' Other Trademarks

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office approved the trademark "Diamond Illusions" on July 15 with the registration number 4569873 for Columbia Insurance Company of Omaha, Nebraska, which handles trademarks on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

VentureBeat

Forevera Launches Award-Winning iOS App for iPhone and iPad

Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/22/forever-launches-award-winning-ios-app-for-iphone-and-ipad/ Check out our press release hub , powered by Business Wire.

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Related Topix: Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPod touchiPad App, Twitter, Pinterest, Apple Store, iPhone, Startups

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The Rating Outlook is Stable.... )--Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings and Rating Outlooks to Institutional Mortgage Securities Canada Inc.'s commercial mortgage pass-through certifica... )--FelCor Lodging Trust Incorporated today announced that it will release its second quarter financial results before the market opens on Thursday, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, News Corporation, IGN Entertainment, Startups, Kennewick, WA, Sun Life Financial, Insurance

Sys-Con Media

MiTek Releases FWH Fire Wall Hanger, A New USP Structural Connector Product

MiTek USA , a leading manufacturer of code-approved structural connectors, developer of software tools for structural design and product selection, and distributor of anchors, epoxy, tools, and safety equipment, today announced the national availability of its new FWH Fire Wall Hanger.

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Freshnews

sovrn and Temnos to Deliver Smarter Online Ads

BOULDER, Colo. & SAN FRANCISCO -- -- sovrn Holdings, Inc., advocate of and partner to almost 20,000 publishers across the independent web, today announced it is partnering with Temnos, a leading content analytics company, to analyze, filter and organize millions of pages of content across sovrn's network.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Startups

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