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Ebola: the race to find a cure | Sarah Boseley

In October, scientists set out to do something unprecedented – conduct a drugs trial during an epidemic to find a treatment for a lethal disease. Could they make history and change the way we deal with outbreaks?<p>The border crossing did not look encouraging. Dense tropical forest spilled over the …

Disease

Carl Icahn values Apple at more than $1 trillion

Shares of Apple were last trading up 2.2% at around $124 per share.<p>Reuters notes that at $216, Apple "would be worth about $1.3 trillion, or about the size of South Korea's gross domestic product."<p>Icahn has been massively bullish on Apple for quite some time.<p>In his latest letter, Icahn writes that …

Apple May Show Off More Than Watch at Next Event

Apple has a lot of explaining to do.<p>While the tech giant showed off the Apple Watch at its iPhone launch in October, the company has since held its cards close, revealing only minimal information about the wearable device.<p>And even though its now known that the device will begin shipping in April, …

MacBook Air

Tim Cook just obliterated Apple's critics

After all, $18 billion in net income on $74.6 billion in revenue thanks to 74.5 million iPhones sold seems difficult to beat.<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook has a message for anyone who thinks Apple can't top its numbers: You're nuts.<p>Speaking at a Goldman Sachs technology conference on Tuesday, Cook coolly …

Tesla Options Look Cheap Going Into Earnings Report

All eyes will be on the top line during Tesla Motors’ (TSLA) upcoming earnings report as investors try to account for all the complex factors in the company’s near-term plans. Based on current price action at least, it seems that most investors are anticipating mildly good news, while professional …

Creative Dad Builds Amazing Volkswagen Bus Bed for His Daughter

Creative dad, DIY expert, and Reddit user inexplorata built an amazing Volkswagen bus bed for his daughter's 3rd birthday to replace the crib she had been sleeping in until then.<p>The idea came to him after he discovered a pile of old Super Beetle parts available for free on Craigslist. Rather than …

Lurching Start for Tesla in China

BEIJING — For $104,000, Yu Hangmei expected a car that could, at the very least, be driven. What Ms. Yu said she got instead was a new electric Tesla Model S sedan and a malfunctioning charging station.<p>While driving through her town in coastal Zhejiang Province recently, Ms. Yu, 45, realized that …

China

Wall Street CEO: Young people forget what's really important about the workplace

Ben Carpenter, vice chairman of CRT Capital, former co-CEO of Greenwich Capital, and author of "The Bigs," believes that happiness is the most important element of professional success - but it's often overlooked by young people.<p>"Happiness is like a magnet: people want to work with and they want to …

Tesla Is Facing Headwinds, Time for a Road Trip

As the brothers from Animal House's Delta Tau Chi frat all knew, in times of trouble there’s nothing better than a road trip. Apparently, that lesson isn’t lost on Tesla Motors, which this weekend is launching its “Double Black Dual Motor Tour” to 10 cities across the U.S.<p>The road trip is meant to …

Time Warner Cable's High-Speed Internet 97 Percent Profit Margin is a Big, Bright Red Flag; Critics Rebuked.

In the previous article, I laid out excerpts of Time Warner Cable's SEC-filed 2013 Annual Report which detailed TWC's profit margin (revenues minus expenses) for High-speed Internet.<p>And we wrote about it because it is a big, bright red flag, especially considering that Time Warner Cable and Comcast …

Google shares its plan to nab 80% of Microsoft's Office business

Flash forward to 2015, and the company has big plans to grab 80% of the users at Microsoft's biggest customers.<p>In 2005, "The whole industry looked at us like we were crazy," Rajen Sheth, a director of product management for Google's Enterprise team who worked on those early products, told us.<p>They …