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Video Advertising Company TubeMogul Had A Gigantic First-Day IPO Pop

TubeMogul priced its IPO at $7 per share, and the stock finished Friday at $11.50 for a gain of 64% on its first day of trade.<p>At its current stock price, TubeMogul's market cap is about $329 million.<p>TubeMogul is a software company that operates a video advertising platform.<p>According to TubeMogul's …

Business founded by Tory donor buys Co-op pharmacies for £620m

The family-run business behind the Best-one convenience store brand has bought the Co-operative Group's pharmacy chain for £620m in a deal that will help the struggling mutual pay off its large debts.<p>The deal marks a big expansion for London-based Bestway, which was founded by Conservative party …

UK first-time homebuyers reach highest level since 2007 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The number of first-time homebuyers in Britain hit its highest level since the start of the financial crisis in the first half of 2014, helped by the recovering economy and policies such as Help to Buy, a survey showed on Saturday.<p>Sold new build homes are seen on a development in …

AbbVie rounds on US tax laws as it snares Shire | Financial Times

AbbVie defended plans to shift its tax residence to the UK after agreeing to buy Shire for £32bn and urged US politicians to consider comprehensive …

Great Britain

Nasdaq’s computers were hacked, and the US is ill-equiped to prevent it from happening again

It’s a Russian invasion but of the cyber variety.<p>Sophisticated hackers launched a cyber attack on exchange platform Nasdaq back in 2010, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The report penned by Michael Riley reads like a spy thriller and delivers this sensational revelation: the digital defenses …

Cybersecurity

How Britain's Prince George Is Ruling The Children's Luxury Market

On the eve of his first birthday, Britain’s Prince George reigns supreme as the world’s most influential toddler.<p>The royal wedding between the former Kate Middleton (it’s Catherine now, thank you very much) and Prince William reignited worldwide interest in the royal family to a level not seen …

Crude Snaps Four-Week Losing Streak as Middle East and Russian Tensions Intensify, May Hit $110 Soon

Crude oil reversed a four-week stretch of losses in the week to 18 July helped by rising geopolitical tensions, of late boosted by the Malaysian jet …

MH17 Plane Crash Sparks Frenzy Of Online Conspiracy Theories

Before the charred wreckage of flight MH17 had even cooled, the usual raft of conspiracy theories regarding the downing of the passenger jet were …

Top 10 Jobs With the Highest Work-Life Balance

Balancing your career and personal life is no easy task.<p>But if you're a data scientist, tour guide or social media manager, it may be easier to …

Bespoke health warnings on supermarket till receipts to fight obesity

Public Health England is considering giving supermarkets its algorithms or formulae so they can work out the sugar and fat content in people's shopping baskets<p>Shoppers who stock up on too many fatty snacks could get personalised Government health warnings on their till receipts.<p>The plans are …