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Amazon opens checkbook for streaming video

 Amazon.com Inc's deal to purchase streaming movies from cable network Epix could transform the way such deals are done, thanks to a pay-for-performance sweetener that had not been previously disclosed.

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IMF warns global economic slowdown deepens

IMF warns global economic slowdown deepens | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

The IMF said the global economic slowdown is worsening as it cut its growth forecasts for the second time since April and warned U.S. and European policymakers that failure to fix their economic ills would prolong the slump.

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India may import record 80K tonnes almonds this yearr

India may import record 80K tonnes almonds this yearr | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
India's almond imports are expected increase by 7.2 per cent to a record 80,000 tonnes this year due to rising demand, according to a USDA report.
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Halliburton finds lost radioactive rod in Texas

Halliburton finds lost radioactive rod in Texas | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

Rod containing americium-241/beryllium had been lost a month ago during a 130-mile journey between oil wells. The US oilfield services company Halliburton has found a seven-inch radioactive rod it lost in the Texas desert almost a month ago.The...

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Why Business Doesn't Look To IT For Innovation

Why Business Doesn't Look To IT For Innovation | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

We all know that the demands for IT have moved out of Fix It mode and into Innovation. Businesses need a new kind of IT hero.

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The Next Big Thing: Specialized Business Degrees

The Next Big Thing: Specialized Business Degrees | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

A guest post from Matt Symonds, chief editor of MBA50.com, a website dedicated to the world's outstanding business schools.

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10 Countries Sitting On Gigantic Piles Of Gold

10 Countries Sitting On Gigantic Piles Of Gold | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
10 countries with the largest gold reserves and a document of sales or purchases under the Central Bank Gold Agreement in Europe.
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Eurozone rescue fund launch due

Eurozone rescue fund launch due | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
The eurozone's new permanent fund to bail out struggling economies and banks will be launched later at a meeting of finance ministers.
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Corporate Social Responisbility:A New dawn

Corporate Social Responisbility:A New dawn | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

The rich are getting ever richer, big companies are getting bigger, while new fortunes are being created faster.However, some of the super-rich are discovering that with a lot of money comes a lot of responsibility.

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There's nothing virtual about it!

There's nothing virtual about it! | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

As we spend more of our lives bound to the digital world, we are increasingly vulnerable to cybercrime...

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Iran in subsidy reform rethink

Iran in subsidy reform rethink | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Iran's parliament votes to consider suspending further reform of food and fuel subsidies, days after protests over the sharp drop of Iran's currency, the rial.
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E-commerce in the Middle East: Virtual gold rush

E-commerce in the Middle East: Virtual gold rush | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

Internet ventures are no longer a mirage in the Arab world. Enthusiasts will remember the era of Arabia.com which is no longer around. The challenges for start ups remain, but the landscape has evolved and is continuing to grow. With the growth of broadband, one key area that illuminates how business is being conducted is e-commerce.

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How one billion women will shake the business world

How one billion women will shake the business world | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Nearly 1 billion women will enter the global economy for the first time in the coming decade alone, fundamentally shifting how the world works.
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Unemployment Data in US:Politically doctored?

Unemployment Data in US:Politically doctored? | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
We can dismiss the notion that the unemployment rate reported in September was politically doctored, as Jack Welch suggested. For many, though, that makes the puzzle all the more baffling. How did this happen?
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UnitedHealth buys 90 percent stake in Brazil's Amil for $4.9 billion

(Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group said it would buy a 90 percent stake in Amil Participacoes SA , Brazil's largest health insurer and hospital operator, for about $4.9 billion to tap into the country's fast-growing private healthcare market.
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Romney Biggest Debate Winner In History: Poll

Romney Biggest Debate Winner In History: Poll | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney scored the biggest presidential debate win in history last week, according to a new poll released by Gallup Monday morning. Moreover, in three days of post-debate polling, he is tied with President Barack Obama ...
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21 Lessons from an Accidental Entrepreneur

21 Lessons from an Accidental Entrepreneur | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

I accidentally became an entrepreneur. Oops.
But this wasn’t a mistake like forgetting to turn in the rough draft of my English paper or leaving the milk on the counter.
No. This was a big deal.

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Apple reportedly orders 10M iPad Minis

Apple reportedly orders 10M iPad Minis | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

Component makers in Asia say they have received orders for the unannounced tablet that eclipse Amazon's orders for the Kindle Fire.

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China Tech Giants: National Security Threat To U.S.

China Tech Giants: National Security Threat To U.S. | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

American companies should avoid doing business with China's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat to the United States, the House Intelligence Committee is warning in a report to be issued Monday.

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Donald Trump: Love what you do

Donald Trump: Love what you do | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

US tycoon Donald Trump talks  about his life and talks about the US election, how he relaxes and his hair.

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Chinese telecoms dispute Congress' findings

Chinese telecoms dispute Congress' findings | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it

Two of China's largest telecom companies disputed the findings of a critical congressional report Monday, saying their products are safe for use in the U.S.

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Euro zone mulls 20 billion euro separate budget: paper

Euro zone mulls 20 billion euro separate budget: paper | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
BERLIN (Reuters) - European diplomats discussing the possibility of a separate budget to improve monetary union in the euro zone are considering a sum of around 20 billion euros ($26 billion), according to the Financial Times Deutschland (FTD).
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Austrian to attempt skydive from space

Austrian to attempt skydive from space | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
If he succeeds, Felix Baumgartner will become first person to break the sound barrier in freefall; if he fails, his skin will boilIf the wind blowing across the New Mexican desert drops, a 43-year-old Austrian man will step out of a small silver...
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Goldman Sachs' board: Club Inc

Goldman Sachs' board: Club Inc | Business News - Worldwide | Scoop.it
Including yet another management member on the bank's board -- soon to be former CFO David Viniar -- brings the total to three, an unusual move for a large public company.
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