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ClubCorp Sold Golf and Sport Club Assets to Apollo Global Management

ClubCorp is one of the largest operators of golf and country clubs in the United States. The company agreed to sell assets to the private equity firm Apollo Global Management in the amount of $1.1 billion, which put an end…

Crowdfunding: Here To Stay?

Across the globe, the term “crowdfunding” has become a buzzword in the field of financial innovation to raise capital for a project or an idea, often through a website. While crowdfunding spurs creativity, innovation, and new entrepreneurial ideas, there are…

Putin’s Ruble And Murphy’s Law

Russia could not have done more to protect its economy and shore up the ruble. The problem is instead geopolitical The Russian ruble was having a year that President Vladimir Putin would soon like to forget. The Central Bank of…

Smartwatches More Popular Now Than Swiss Watches

For the first, shipments of smartwatches outpaced luxury watches according to new industry research. The venerable wristwatch industry in Switzerland might have a big smartwatch problem on its hands. Global smartwatch shipments outpaced their Swiss luxury counterparts during the 2015…

Modern Office Workplace Automation Gaining Ground

Technology has changed the modern office environment and increased its usability and comfort. At the heart of this technology, are linear actuators (see more at https://www.progressiveautomations.com/linear-actuators) that are integral components of the office automation tools that have revolutionized the home…

Foxconn Offers Sharp $5.1 Billion in Takeover Bid

Foxconn Technology Group offered 600 billion yen or approximately $5.1 billion to purchase struggling Sharp Corp the Japanese based electronics maker. This news came from a source familiar with these talks in what would mark the biggest acquisition since 2009…

Ripple Invests Its Own Cryptocurrency into Blockchain Capital

Blockchain technology has taken the world by storm, and Ripple has just invested $25 million into this growing industry, according to CNBC. The company’s investment takes into account an old adage: To grow your business, you must invest in your…

How The World’s 50 Best Paid CEOs Found Their Groove On Social Media

Fortune 500s top business leaders have undergone a social evolution, and some social platforms have more to do with it than others Social media networks have become globally recognized as an important business marketing strategy in recent years. Moreover, big…

Google’s YouTube Announces New Subscription Streaming Service (NASDAQ:GOOG)

YouTube is launching Red next week, a new subscription streaming service designed to compete with Spotify, Pandora, Deezer, Rdio, and other music streaming services. The launch of the new service was announced at simultaneous press conferences in New York City…

Is Microsoft Azure A Threat To Amazon.com, Inc. Web Services?

Find here out Whether Amazon Web Services is under threat of Microsoft Azure Amazon.com, Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) Web Services (AWS) currently has 11 geographic locations and a large portion of the public cloud storage for enterprises and other organizations. Moreover, it…

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