• This woman sold her company for $425 million in cash after her $100 million IPO died

    Good Technology Good Technology CEO Christy Wyatt When … Continued The post This woman sold her company for $425 million in cash after her $100 million IPO died appeared first on Business Insider.

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  • Malaysia’s sovereignty remains intact even with RM2.6b Arab donation, Nazri says

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — The RM 2.6 billion donation by the Arabs to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s private bank accounts has not compromised Malaysia’s sovereignty because we have nothing...

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  • Three female monks killed in temple blaze

    KUALA LUMPUR: Three female monks were killed in a blaze that destroyed a Buddhist temple in Setapak, here, early morning today. The 3am incident happened at a squatter’s area near PPR Kampung Baru Air Panas, which also saw several of the houses there affected by the fire. City Fire and Rescue Department assistant director (operations) Azizan Ismail said the victims' charred remains were found inside the temple's bathroom.

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  • Cancel world anti-graft meet if can’t guarantee PM’s safety, Guan Eng tells Putrajaya

    GEORGE TOWN, Sept 3 — The federal government should have cancelled the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) ongoing in Putrajaya if it was not able to secure the safety of Prime Minister...

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  • Unreal Raikkonen stuns Ferrari boss

    By Alan Baldwin MONZA, Italy (Reuters) - Ferrari team boss Maurizio Arrivabene was left wondering whether he was with the real Kimi Raikkonen after his Finnish Formula One driver devoted half an hour to signing autographs and greeting fans at the Italian Grand Prix. The 2007 world champion is regularly voted the sport's most popular driver, despite the 'Iceman' being renowned for his taciturn attitude and lack of enthusiasm for sponsor engagements. Asked whether it was true that Raikkonen had "set a record" for signing autographs at Monza on Thursday evening, and whether he had pushed him to do it, Arrivabene smiled.

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  • GE2015: Humanising Dr Chee Soon Juan

    This election, the bulk of the media reports on local mainstream media seems to be dominated by reports on the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) saga. I don’t know about you, but frankly, I am sick of it. While it is an important issue, it is not the SOLE issue affecting Singapore and Singaporeans, and definitely

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  • McDonald's Japan hit by another food scandal

    McDonald's in Japan said on Friday it was investigating an incident involving a customer who was injured by plastic shards found inside a drink, the latest in a string of food contamination scandals. Dozens of pieces of plastic were found inside the beverage, a company spokesman told AFP, adding that a plastic instrument used to make the drink may have been the source. McDonald's Japan unit has been battered by a series of scandals including a human tooth found in some fries.

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  • We will hold you to your ‘no impunity’ promise, TI tells Ahmad Zahid

    PUTRAJAYA, Sept 4 — Global watchdog Transparency International (TI) today said it will hold Malaysia’s Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to his promise that the government will...

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  • My discipline may have cost United says Ferguson

    Alex Ferguson's insistence on discipline above all else might have cost Manchester United trophies during his 26-year reign, he has said. In his new book "Leading", the most successful manager in British football history said that does not mean he would do anything differently. David Beckham, Roy Keane, Jaap Stam and Ruud van Nistelrooy were among the leading players who left the club after falling foul of Ferguson.

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  • Men claiming discovery of Nazi 'gold train' go public

    Two treasure hunters claiming to have discovered a Nazi "gold train" went public Friday for the first time but failed to reveal evidence for the alleged find they insist is "irrefutable". The men, who identified themselves as Piotr Koper, a Pole, and German national Andreas Richter, told Poland's TVP public broadcaster they would only communicate via their lawyers from now on. Authorities in Poland's southwestern province of Lower Silesia where the armoured train is allegedly buried cast doubt on its existence earlier this week, insisting there was no credible evidence for it.

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  • At a Berlin church, Muslim refugees converting in droves

    BERLIN (AP) — Mohammed Ali Zonoobi bends his head as the priest pours holy water over his black hair. "Will you break away from Satan and his evil deeds?" pastor Gottfried Martens asks the Iranian refugee. "Will you break away from Islam?"

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  • Federer express aims to keep rolling at U.S. Open

    The Roger Federer express will look to gather further pace in the third round of the U.S. Open on Saturday as the world number two continues his bid for a sixth U.S. Open title and an 18th grand slam crown. Federer, who has been in sizzling form since reaching the Wimbledon finals, will face Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at Arthur Ashe Stadium, having steamrolled through his first two matches. "Very often I start this tournament quite strong," the 34-year-old Swiss said after crushing Belgium's Steve Darcis 6-1 6-2 6-1 in the second round.

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  • Polish river reveals 17th century secrets amid drought

    Archeologists are having a field day in Poland's longest river, the Vistula, which because of a drought has hit a record low water level allowing them to uncover a treasure trove of ancient artifacts. "There are pieces of marble and stoneware and fragments of fountains, window sills, columns, concrete slabs, cannonballs," said Hubert Kowalski, a researcher at Warsaw University's archeological institute. Dressed in orange and green rubber hip waders, the archeologists slosh around the Vistula, whose level has fallen to just 40 centimetres (16 inches) in downtown Warsaw -- the lowest in over 200 years.

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  • Police: Suspect in custody unlikely to be Bangkok bomber

    BANGKOK (AP) — A foreign suspect arrested at the border near Cambodia is unlikely to be the yellow-shirted man seen in security videos and suspected of planting a deadly bomb at a Bangkok shrine, but is definitely a conspirator, police said Friday.

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  • Three low-powered cars that are surprisingly fun to drive

    According to the figures from the Land Transport Authority, more than four out of five cars here are powered by engines smaller than 2.0 litres in size. As these three new or upcoming cars show, what makes a car fun to drive is a mix of engine performance and agility, working in complimentary fashion. For now, the 318i is the only version of BMW’s facelifted 3 Series on sale here.

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  • GE2015: PAP will ‘checkmate us’ if no alternative voice in Parliament, says Roy Ngerng

    Reform Party (RP) candidate Roy Ngerng asked voters in Ang Mo Kio Group Representative Constituency (GRC) to bring him into Parliament, in a rally by the opposition party at Yio Chu Kang Stadium Friday (4 Sep). “If we do not check the PAP, the PAP will checkmate us,” he insisted.

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  • Depardieu may sell all his goods in France

    Having left France, actor Gerard Depardieu said he is now considering selling everything he owns in the country, which "I no longer want to be part of." Acclaimed as one of the greatest French actors of his generation, the 66-year-old fell out of love with France in 2012 when he moved abroad to escape a new 75-percent tax rate on top earners. "I think that I'm going to sell everything in France. Apart from journalists who are in the government's pay." Depardieu owns vineyards in France, and has also invested in several restaurants in Paris.

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  • Bob Arum expects Pacquiao to retire in 2016

    Manny Pacquiao's promoter Bob Arum says the Filipino boxer is ready to hang up his gloves after one more fight in 2016 and then make the switch to being a full-time politician. Arum told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday night that the 36-year-old Pacquiao wants to get on with his political career and run for the Senate in the Philippines. "I believe he'll take one more fight, then run for the Senate in the Philippines," Arum told the newspaper in a telephone interview from China.

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  • Kim Yoo Jung @ promotion event for movie 'Maze Runner: Scotch Trial'

    On September 2nd, actress Kim Yoo Jung attended a promotion event that ...

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  • Highmark CEO fired after fight with mistress's husband sues

    The former CEO of Pittsburgh health insurance giant Highmark Inc. is suing the company for $32 million, saying he was wrongfully fired because he refused to fire a female employee with whom he was having ...

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