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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Reportedly Generated $600 Million in Revenue

What do you get when a boxer enters the ring with a torn rotator cuff and hardly resembles the dominant fighter of old and his opponent dances and jabs his way to a defensive, cautious and utterly boring unanimous decision?<p>If the first boxer is Manny Pacquiao and the second boxer is Floyd …

Google Smart Contact Lens Focuses On Healthcare Billions

Google is developing a smart contact lens, with pharmaceutical giant Novartis, to help patients manage diabetes – in one of a number of moves focused squarely on billions of dollars of potential revenue available across the total digital healthcare market.<p>As technology moves further into treatment …

Why gold just posted its biggest drop this year

(The following is a complimentary article from MarketWatch’s premium newsletters. For information on Mark Hulbert’s insightful commentary, including …

Stock Markets

Murderer turned stock picker is ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell. At 35, he has spent his entire adulthood behind …

Investing

A Guy Raised More Than $3 Million On Kickstarter By Reinventing The Cooler

Launched just four days ago, Ryan Grepper's "Coolest Cooler" has raised $3.2 million of his $50,000 goal, and he still has 48 days left.<p>Besides the aesthetically pleasing design and it being able to keep drinks and food cool, it includes just about every possible feature you might want to have for …

Crowd Funding

Rap Genius gets name change, $40 million funding

Rap Genius, the website with crowdsourced footnotes about everything from song lyrics to Shakespeare’s sonnets, is changing its name to Genius.com …