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With An Astounding $6 Billion Valuation, ServiceNow Has Become 'The Next Salesforce.com'

In June 2012, with an opening share price of $18, the company had a jaw-dropping valuation of over $2 billion. (It was originally priced at $17 the night before the IPO.)<p>And it and hadn't even hit annual revenues of $100 million.<p>Fast forward to this week: ServiceNow's shares are trading at about …

A Day In The Life Of An iPhone Factory Worker

A new report reveals the daily routine of factory workers at China’s second-largest Apple supplier.<p>At the second-largest Apple supplier factory in China, pregnant and underage workers put in 66-hour weeks (China’s legal max is 49) while being forced to sign falsified time cards, according to a …

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Facebook's soaring stock closes above $38 IPO price

Facebook's resurgent stock has closed above its IPO price for the first time since the online social networking leader made its debut on Wall Street more than 14 months ago.<p>The shares gained 56 cents to finish Friday's session at $38.05 (£25), the stock's highest closing price since ending its …

E-Book Case Reminds Apple Its Biggest Enemy Isn't Samsung Or Google

The fight between Apple and the Department of Justice has been a story of overreaching. Rather than join publishers in settling with the government over accusations it conspired to fix the prices of e-books, Apple decided to fight in court. Of course, the company lost and as a result the government …

Facebook closes above $38 a share IPO price

Initial Facebook investors are finally in the black.<p>Shares of the No. 1 social networking firm Thursday rose $0.56, or 1.5%, to close at $38.05. It was the first time the stock has closed above its $38 a share offering price since the days following its initial public offering in May 2012.<p>Facebook …

Florida Gators Football: Expert Predictions for 2013 Season

The Florida Gators are looking to rebound after a tough loss to Louisville in the Sugar Bowl last season. However, games at Miami, LSU and South Carolina will test the Gators.<p>Florida's hard-hitting defense will keep the team in games, but it may not be enough. The offense lacks depth and needs to …

Tiger Woods fails to discover his old invincibility in Open denouement

There was a time when Tiger Woods's name on the leaderboard during the final day of a major would strike fear into the hearts of all contenders. …

Brazil’s new richest man is building his empire on beer, burgers and ketchup

While Brazil’s once-richest man fumbles away tens of millions of dollars a day, his successor to the title is amassing a fortune.<p>Jorge Paulo Lemann is now Brazil’s richest man, having earned the distinction late last year amidst the precipitous fall of the country’s ruthless oil baron Eike Batista, …

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Rest of NBA Should Be Scared of Kobe on a Mission in 2013-14 Season

The refrain from faithful Los Angeles Lakers fans has been the same from the moment Kobe Bryant went down last year with a torn Achilles: "Just you wait—No. 24 will be back and better than ever next year."<p>A quick scan through the facts shows that Bryant has quite a hill to climb—in the sense that …

Civil rights leaders seek new charges against Zimmerman

Other legal options may be examined.<p>Angry civil rights groups on Sunday were pressing for new criminal charges following George Zimmerman's acquittal on second-degree murder and manslaughter in a Florida courtroom.<p>The NAACP website featured an online petition -- also posted on the liberal site …

Globalfoundries' $6 billion New York chip plant waits for Apple

Build it and Apple will come?<p>Globalfoundries has a spanking-new $6 billion semiconductor plant/campus (though, when an additional development center is construced, will be valued at $8 billion) in Saratoga County, N.Y., ready to make world-class chips for smartphones and tablets.<p>But no big …

Google Delays New Campus by up to One Year

Google’s proposed new campus in Mountain View is running up to one year behind schedule as the company takes more time to figure out a design that is environmentally friendly and suited to the organization.<p>Mercury News reports (via Venture Beat) that Google’s original objective of occupying its Bay …

The coating that makes iPhones touch sensitive is running out

No, iPhone screens are not magic. They are coated in a transparent material called indium tin oxide that senses when a finger makes contact.<p>ITO comes …

Celtics hit the papers to thank Pierce and Garnett

Two Celtic heroes officially leave town today.<p>The trade sending Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett became official Friday. Now that it's really real, the Celtics took out a full-page ad in the Boston Globe to pay tribute to two modern Celtic legends and the heroes of the 2008 Championship:<p>(Click to …

NBA free agency: Devin Harris, Mavericks scrap contract due to toe injury

The Mavericks and Devin Harris aren't reuniting after all.<p>The Dallas Mavericks and Devin Harris had previously agreed to a three-year, $9 million contact in free agency, but now both sides are calling off the deal because of a toe injury to the point guard, according to ESPN's Marc Stein.<p><b>More</b>: Mavs …

Shane Larkin Injury: Updates on Mavericks Guard's Ankle

Dallas Mavericks rookie Shane Larkin suffered a broken ankle in summer league play. The injury will likely keep him out for around three months.

World Bank’s Jim Yong Kim: A doctor’s bold prescription to cure poverty

Jim Yong Kim, the Harvard-trained physician who completed his first year as World Bank president earlier this month, must be the only person in history who has gone on television to apologize for saving lives.<p>In 2003, when Dr. Kim was the World Health Organization's point man on HIV-AIDS, he …

NTSB Intern 'Erroneously' Confirmed Racist Asiana Pilot Names To KTVU Station

The Bay Area TV station read the racist crew names on air: Captain Sum Ting Wong, Wi Tu Lo, Ho Lee Fuk, and Bang Ding Ow.<p>Here's the full statement:<p>The National Transportation Safety Board apologizes for inaccurate and offensive names that were mistakenly confirmed as those of the pilots of Asiana …

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Derek Jeter has strained quad

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter waited 91 games to play for the New York Yankees this season.<p>It took just one game for him to land back on the shelf.<p>An MRI …

USA vs Cuba: USMNT Will Continue Offensive Surge in 2nd Gold Cup Match

All of a sudden, the United States men's national team has turned into an offensive juggernaut.<p>With Cuba on tap next in Gold Cup play, this trend is not going to come to an end anytime soon, although it may be a little much to expect them to keep producing at the same rate as their last two matches.<p>…

George Zimmerman trial: jury to resume deliberations on second day

With police and civic leaders urging calm, a jury began deliberating on the fate of George Zimmerman after hearing duelling portraits of the neighbourhood watch captain: a cop wannabe who took the law into his own hands or a well-meaning volunteer who shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin …

U.S. Tax System Ranks 94th Out Of 100 -- Right Below Zimbabwe

Well, is the U.S. tax system competitive? Many global companies say it isn’t. In his recent Senate testimony, Apple CEO Tim Cook distanced Apple from tax gimmicks, but the Senate Permanent Investigation Subcommittee report on Apple paints a grim picture. Many companies are even more aggressive and …

BARRON'S: UnitedHealth Group Stock May Go Up 40% With ObamaCare Rollout

"Its Optum business will help drive down costs for its health plans, giving it a competitive edge," Barron's wrote.<p>UnitedHealth Group is set to report second-quarter earnings on July 18.<p>The price of UnitedHealth Group's stock is up 22 percent for the year to date. The stock hit a 52-week intraday …

Billionaire Carlos Slim Invests $40 Million In App Developer Shazam

The move is surprising for 73-year-old Slim, who built his company America Movil in a more staid sector, namely the highly regulated telecommunications and TV business in Latin America.<p>Before Shazam, Slim's only forays into Europe were to plough 4.8 billion euros ($6.1 billion) into stakes in Dutch …

Lawsuit: Aaron Hernandez shot man

Embroiled in the investigation of the shooting death of a man near his Massachusetts home this week, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez …

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