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Alibaba lobbies U.S. to leave it off piracy blacklist

BEIJING — Faced with increasing complaints about the sale of counterfeits on its websites, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is lobbying the U.S. government …

Valeant CEO sees new drug pricing environment ahead | Reuters

(Reuters) - Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (VRX.TO), which has been criticized for raising drug prices and is being investigated by the U.S. government, predicted on Monday that lower price increases are ahead for the whole industry.<p>The company logo of Valeant Pharmaceuticals …

Biotechnology

Negroni Recipe Updated: NYC's Eben Freeman Makes a Camparinette

As part of Cocktail Week, watch Eben Freeman, the man behind the bar at New York City's Genuine Liquorette, make a cocktail he calls the Camparinette. Also made with Campari and vermouth, Freeman's take on a negroni is a little heavier on the gin than the standard variation. Watch this video and …

Target Teams with ‘Who What Wear’ on Full-Fledged Fashion Line

BoF can exclusively reveal that Target has partnered with Who What Wear to launch a full-fledged clothing and accessories line that the retailer …

Clothing

Surprise! Kanye West stuns 'American Idol' judges with an audition

Kanye West auditioned for "American Idol" and he impressed the panel of judges enough to receive a golden ticket. So, what did Kanye perform? The Times' Christy Khoshaba has the details.

American Idol

UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne Confirms His Relationship With Ronda Rousey

Back in August, word got out that UFC women’s champion Ronda Rousey might be dating UFC heavyweight and Glendale Fighting Club teammate Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. Nothing too crazy about that… except for the little detail that Browne was under suspension at the time while the UFC investigated claims …

Hands-on with Google Street View on Cardboard: Goodbye, productivity

I just went to Fiji.<p>No, not literally. I took a mini vacation in Google Street View. I was able to look around 360 degrees in a bunch of places using the OnePlus Cardboard virtual reality (VR) headset, based on the Google Cardboard VR system. Google announced full Cardboard support for the Google …

Virtual Reality

Dell almost bought EMC in 2002, but Michael Dell blocked the deal

For Dell, the goal here is to use EMC's storage know-how to diversify its business, as a shrinking PC market threatens the company's future.<p>The deal was led by Dell founder and CEO Michael S. Dell personally, alongside private equity firm Silver Lake.<p>The funny part here is that back in 2002, this …

IT

Iranian parliament passes bill approving nuclear deal

Victory for Rouhani government over conservative opponents of deal in which Iran agrees to nuclear concessions in return for easing of sanctions<p>Iran’s conservative-dominated parliament has endorsed the landmark nuclear agreement struck earlier this year, clearing the last hurdle before both sides …

Asia