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L.A. Real Estate Billionaire Alan Casden: The Next Possible Dodgers Buyer?

L.A. Real Estate Billionaire Alan Casden: The Next Possible Dodgers Buyer? | Forbes | Scoop.it
Another wealthy Angeleno wants to buy the Dodgers, says the L.A. Times. Will this one pan out?
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Ratan Tata Anoints Billionaire Pallonji Mistry's Son Cyrus, As Successor

Ratan Tata Anoints Billionaire Pallonji Mistry's Son Cyrus, As Successor | Forbes | Scoop.it
Cyrus Mistry to lead 143-year old Tata Group...
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Fighting Obesity In Kids With A Cool, Affordable Gadget

Fighting Obesity In Kids With A Cool, Affordable Gadget | Forbes | Scoop.it
Nearly one in three kids in the U.S. is overweight or obese. Blake Squires created the MOVband, an affordable wrist-watch style pedometer, to help address the looming health crisis.
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Cuba Creates Its Own Facebook-Like Social Network

Cuba Creates Its Own Facebook-Like Social Network | Forbes | Scoop.it
The website Hispanically Speaking News is reporting that the Cuban government has created its own social network, caled Redsocial. ?Red? means network in Spanish. The oddest bit?
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Essar Group's Ruias Charged In Telecom Investigation

Essar Group's Ruias Charged In Telecom Investigation | Forbes | Scoop.it
Billionaire brothers join ranks of high and mighty named in telecom scandal...
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Japanese Online Fashion Retailer’s Charity Drive

Japanese Online Fashion Retailer’s Charity Drive | Forbes | Scoop.it
This post was written by Don Frazier. Yusaku Maezawa We first ran into Yusaku Maezawa about a month ago, when we learned that his company, Start Today, and its fashion site, Zozotown, had made him one of the richest people in Japan at the age of...
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Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed Takes $300 Million Stake In Twitter

Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed Takes $300 Million Stake In Twitter | Forbes | Scoop.it
The Saudi investor's stake is part personal and part on behalf of his Saudi-listed investment firm, Kingdom Holding Co.
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Saudi Prince Alwaleed's Twitter Investment Was Made Via Secondary Market

Saudi Prince Alwaleed's Twitter Investment Was Made Via Secondary Market | Forbes | Scoop.it
? Billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed of Saudi Arabia purchased his stake in Twitter on the secondary market and not directly from Twitter, Forbes has learned.
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Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Worth Billions Less

Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Worth Billions Less | Forbes | Scoop.it
The fortune of Russian billionaire and presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov has dropped in the past year as the value of his public holdings took a beating.
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NASA's New Sensor-Driven, Ultra Green Building

NASA's New Sensor-Driven, Ultra Green Building | Forbes | Scoop.it
A new building at NASA's Mountain View, Calif. outpost mixes technologies designed for space travel with the latest in green building design -and takes directions from 5,000 smart sensors.
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Four Career Tips From Billionaires Who Never Graduated College

Four Career Tips From Billionaires Who Never Graduated College | Forbes | Scoop.it
Some of The Forbes 400 have Ph.D.s; far more never finished college. This article appears in the new Leaderboard section of the January, 16th 2012 issue of FORBES magazine.
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Easy Come, Easy Go: Groupon's Chief No Longer A Billionaire

Easy Come, Easy Go: Groupon's Chief No Longer A Billionaire | Forbes | Scoop.it
Easy come. Easy go. Less than three weeks after becoming billionaires, Groupon's chief and one of its investors fall out of the elite 10-figure club.
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Spotify Opens Apple-style App Platform

Spotify Opens Apple-style App Platform | Forbes | Scoop.it
Spotify's Daniel Ek opens his music streaming site to independent app developers.
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Zynga IPO Will Make Mark Pincus Poorer-On Paper

Zynga IPO Will Make Mark Pincus Poorer-On Paper | Forbes | Scoop.it
At $10 a share for the initial public offering, Zynga founder Mark Pincus will see his net worth drop $650 million from Forbes' $2 billion August estimate to $1.35 billion.
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Who Is Howard Buffett? 60 Minutes Gives Glimpse

Who Is Howard Buffett? 60 Minutes Gives Glimpse | Forbes | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett's middle son sat down recently with Leslie Stahl to talk about philanthropy, farming and his father's announcement to name him Berkshire Hathaway's next chairman.
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Google Gives A Boost To 'Microwork' Nonprofit Samasource

Google Gives A Boost To 'Microwork' Nonprofit Samasource | Forbes | Scoop.it
nonprofit Samasource just got a seal of approval for its efforts from tech giant . Its .org arm is making a $1.5 million grant to Samasource, an innovative tech company that serves as a link between large U.S.
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Mark Pincus' Stake In Zynga Drops Under $1 Billion With IPO

Mark Pincus' Stake In Zynga Drops Under $1 Billion With IPO | Forbes | Scoop.it
Zynga shares were priced at $10 a piece, but dropped as low as $9.28 in afternoon trading. Result: Pincus is still a billionaire, just a slightly poorer one.
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Billionaire's Daughter Pays Record Sum For NYC Pad

Billionaire's Daughter Pays Record Sum For NYC Pad | Forbes | Scoop.it
Ekaterina Rybolovleva, daughter of Russian billionaire Dmitriy Rybolovlev, is paying a record $88 million for a Manhattan apartment.
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Larry Ellison Has Lost More Than $4 billion In Past Day

Larry Ellison Has Lost More Than $4 billion In Past Day | Forbes | Scoop.it
's shares have fallen roughly 14% since the close of market yesterday and are now trading around $25 a share. The stumble has pushed its founder and chairman Larry Ellison's net worth down by more than $4 billion in less than 24 hours.
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The Lean King: Outsourcing Sales Helps Ex-Apple Engineer Build Wireless Powerhouse

The Lean King: Outsourcing Sales Helps Ex-Apple Engineer Build Wireless Powerhouse | Forbes | Scoop.it
Robert Pera, billionaire at 33, makes computer hardware with even fatter profit margins than his former employer's. The secret: no direct sales force.
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