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Japan Post to deliver mega IPO

Attention, Japanese investors! You've got mail.<p>Shares in Japan Post Holdings priced at the top of their expected range Monday, one of the final puzzle pieces in what should be the world's biggest IPO of 2015.<p>Japan Post said high demand allowed it to price the shares at 1,400 yen ($11.57) each. The …

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Bitcoin currency exchange not liable for VAT taxes: top EU court | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Exchanging traditional currency for the digital currency bitcoin online should be exempt from consumption taxes just like other transactions of banknotes and coins, the European Court of Justice said on Thursday.<p>A Bitcoin logo is displayed at the Bitcoin Center New York City in …

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10 Industries That Are Booming in 2015

Keep an eye out on these sectors whether you're in the thick of the job hunt or just looking for new investment opportunities.<p>Fresh college grads hear it quite often: we're now entering a world in which the majority of the job market consists of jobs, sometimes even whole industries, that didn't …

Every Politician in the U.S. Just Received This Letter About Bitcoin

As an early adopter of the internet (I got AOL in 1993), I have watched with fascination as Bitcoin has become more and more popular: with the media, with users, and especially with investors. I have my doubts about the future of Bitcoin, but the technology is unquestionably one of the most …

Uber is raising another $1 billion and could soon be worth $70 billion

This round would come just three months after Uber raised $1 billion for its China branch. It would also be Uber's eighth round in five years.<p>Earlier this week, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that the company was "nowhere near" going public.<p>Those remarks came after Bill Gurley, superstar venture …

This clothing company, whose CEO was briefly richer than Bill Gates, is blowing the competition out of the water

Zara's mysterious founder, Amancio Ortega, is now the world's second-richest man— surpassing Warren Buffett. For a brief time last week, he was the richest man in the world, richer than Bill Gates.<p>The retailer, which sells trendy men's and women's clothing, is also opening hundreds of new stores, …

US worries Russia would cut undersea data cables in a conflict

Many military commanders will tell you that it's wise to cut the enemy's lines of communication. However, the US is concerned that Russia may take this advice one step too far. The <i>New York Times</i> understands that Russia is positioning submarines and spy ships near hard-to-reach segments of undersea …

The most important driver of stock prices is finally rolling over

"Earnings hold the key," Barclays' Ian Scott writes.<p>"The key to the outlook for global equities is earnings, with global valuations in line with historical averages, a supportive monetary policy backdrop, and very bearish sentiment, a major hit to [earnings per share] is the main risk for the …

Nike confirms self-lacing sneakers from 'Back to the Future' are real

<b>Update: 10/21/15, 3:30 p.m. ET</b>: The Michael J. Fox Foundation has confirmed the self-lacing Nike Mag sneakers will be released in 2016.<p>Marty McFly's …

These Bluetooth lights turn your bike wheels into turn signals

Safety lights are one of the most important pieces of bicycle equipment, especially if you ride at night or in low-visibility weather conditions. Most look the same -- a large, forward-facing beam under your handlebars and a slim row of red LEDs under the saddle. But Revolights are a little …

College students created an electric wheelchair that can actually climb stairs

An electric wheelchair that can climb most stairs, including spiral staircases, has been developed by Zurich-based students.<p><i>Produced by Devan Joseph</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

The New Google: 'All the Assholes Have Left'

Nice guys don't always finish last.<p>Bruno Bowden describes Google’s top ranks in a very Google-y way. With stats.<p>“In leadership at Google, you have to be three-plus standard deviations better than normal in technical ability,” said Bowden, an equity partner at Data Collective who spent eight years …

Apple sued over iOS 9's eagerness to chew up cellular data

Not happy that iOS 9's WiFi Assist feature is quietly gobbling your iPhone's cellular data for the sake of boosting your WiFi performance? You're not alone -- and you <i>might</i> get compensation for your troubles. A California-based couple has filed a class action lawsuit accusing Apple of doing too …

Court orders TSA to set rules for full-body airport scanners

Did you think the Transport Security Administration was reckless when it started installing full-body scanners at airports several years ago? So did the Competitive Enterprise Institute -- and the libertarian think tank just won a legal victory that could make the TSA clean up its act. In the wake …

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