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Donald Trump Is Complaining That President Obama’s Walk Is ‘Unpresidential’

Huff Post - April 23, 2014

Donald Trump's least favorite thing in the world is happening again: President Obama is acting "unpresidential." Yes, apparently the president has offended Trump once again with his wild behavior and lack of manners. What... Read »

9 Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Mark Cuban

ABC - April 23, 2014

Billionaire investor Mark Cuban is no stranger to the headlines. Here are some rapid-fire questions he was asked, such as who he’d rather be in business with — Mark Zuckerberg or Jeff Bezos? Or whether college athletes... Read »

Rich Ex-Facebook Exec Still Working, ‘I Have Kids And I Don’t Want To Be A Douchebag’

Business Insider - April 23, 2014

Before he quit to create a venture capital firm, Chamath Palihapitiya was Facebook's longest-tenured senior executive. That means he has a lot of stock in a company that is now worth $65 billion. He's rich — "live on an... Read »

Donald Trump Donated To Ted Cruz, But Doesn’t Mean He Wants Him For President

politico - April 22, 2014

Donald Trump isn’t ready to make his presidential endorsement just yet. The real estate magnate clarified on Monday that a donation he made to Ted Cruz’s political action committee doesn’t mean that he’s supporting... Read »

Mark Cuban Distraught Over Mavs Loss

Bleacher Report - April 22, 2014

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban does not look happy. During the team's first playoff game of 2014 against the San Antonio Spurs, the Mavericks were actually leading 81-73 with around seven minutes left to play. However, a... Read »

Richard Branson Wants A Transparent Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Magazine - April 22, 2014

Sir Richard Branson, whose Virgin Galactic airlines was the first to accept bitcoins for space flight, recently described bitcoin as “the pioneer of a global currency” in an interview in the April issue of Delta’s SKY... Read »

Ryan Seacrest Nears ‘American Idol’ Deal, In Talks For Bigger Clear Channel Role

Hollywood Reporter - April 21, 2014

Hollywood's hardest working multihyphenate is said to be considering some significant changes to a portfolio that reportedly earns him $61 million annually. While gigs including American Idol and his morning radio show are... Read »

Donald Trump And Bon Jovi Are Potential Buffalo Bills Buyers

FOX - April 21, 2014

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly is prepared to make a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills. Donald Trump's on board, too. Don't discount the family of Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs. And include New Jersey rocker Jon Bon... Read »

Branson Discusses Why Virgin Hotels Are Slow To Launch

WSJ - April 21, 2014

Nearly four years after Mr. Branson's boast, Virgin Hotels still hasn't opened a single property, and has had to deal with the departure of two top executives. The brand's maiden hotel is due to open in Chicago in the... Read »

Marc Benioff Is Not Impressed By Mark Zuckerberg’s $1 Billion Gift To Charity

Business Insider - April 18, 2014

Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, has some sharp things to say about the $1 billion donation to charity Mark Zuckerberg made last year. Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and CEO, gave $1 billion worth of stock to the... Read »

Cuban Says, ‘Milwaukee Bucks Sale Is A Bargain’

ESPN - April 18, 2014

Mark Cuban considers the sale price of approximately $550 million for the Milwaukee Bucks to be a bargain, suggesting the true value of NBA franchises is north of $1 billion. "I think they got off cheap," Cuban said. "I... Read »

Martha Stewart Shows Impeccable Manners On Flight…

NYD - April 18, 2014

A first-class spywitness on an American Airlines Friday flight from JFK to LAX tells us the homemaking maven was an utter delight on board — but refused all offerings on the wine list, including a Bogle Sauvignon Blanc, an... Read »

Goop CEO Quits Due To Gwyneth Paltrow’s Split

Page Six - April 17, 2014

Seb Bishop, the highly ­regarded CEO of Goop, has quit. Bishop, a leading British entrepreneur who was international CEO of AIDS-fighting charity (RED) before joining Goop in 2011, has quit Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle... Read »

Branson Adds South Africa Hotel And Vineyard To His Collection

ventures - April 17, 2014

Richard Branson will add more to his collection of luxury retreats, having agreed to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in South Africa. He has already signed a preliminary deal at an undisclosed sum said the... Read »

Modell’s CEO Accused Of Expensing $7 Million On Vacations And Steaks

Business Insider - April 17, 2014

Mitchell Modell, the CEO of the family-owned athletic apparel chain, has accused him of bankrolling his lavish lifestyle with company funds, including spending $116,250 in a single day at a popular Chicago steakhouse with a... Read »