VAN HORN, Texas (AP) — An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate...Show More Summary
Richest 1,000 families control total of £547bn, rising by more than 112% since 2009, and own more than poorest 40% of British households Britain’s billionaires have seen their net worth more than double since the recession, with the richest 1,000 families now controlling a total £547bn. Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - Ukrainian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik has become Britain's wealthiest man, a "rich list" published annually by The Sunday Times newspaper showed on Sunday, but Queen Elizabeth slipped down the rankings despite her net worth growing.
We all want our own Iron Man suit, complete with flying capabilities and palm cannons. The reality is none of us are billionaire geniuses, so we’ll have to make do with what we’ve got. And that’s this to-scale helmet from Tony Stark’s famous costume that you don’t so much wear on your head as, uh, listen to. Yes, it’s a speaker. More »
If you’ve been reading the comments on my Atlas Shrugged posts, you’ve probably seen the hilarious “Cobra Commander” dialogues written by commenter and jet-setting billionaire playboy author Sneezeguard (that’s how he requested to be credited). Show More Summary
Faster, cheaper, better. An innovation that accomplishes those three things has the potential to disrupt an industry. But such innovations are rare. Theranos, a company founded by Stanford sophomore Elizabeth Holmes in the fall of 2003...Show More Summary
The entire 2016 field is already cozying up to billionaires. If there’s one thing the Republican field’s disgusting groveling for cash should show us once and for all, it’s how much money it takes to buy a nomination. This “donor primary”...Show More Summary
Rand Paul and Ted Cruz have framed themselves as "populists" in the Republican sense of the word, which is to give lip service to the idea of fighting for the working class, at least. But today both of them showed themselves to be the servants of their oligarchs when they signed Grover Norquist's tax pledge. Both Sens. Show More Summary
Dan Bilzarian is new face of NASCAR... well, at least for one race... 'cause the billionaire playboy's grill will be on the front hood of a car competing in Saturday's Sprint Cup Race... TMZ Sports has learned. So, how the hell did he make…
The gain moved Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to ninth place on Forbes' realtime list of the world's billionaires.
Billionaire Canadian mining executive Frank Giustra is at the center of a blockbuster series of New York Times reports that raise troubling questions about the finances of the Bill, Hillary, & Chelsea Clinton Foundation. One of the paper's stories about Giustra's relationship with the Clinton family was published in 2008. Show More Summary
On Thursday night Jon Stewart said an extravagant goodbye to deranged billionaire John Hodgman. Hodgman, a writer and comedian, has made appearances on The Daily Show since 2005. His deranged billionaire character has become a sort of entitled, solid gold and diamond-encrusted staple on the late night comedy news show. Show More Summary
We spoke to T.J. Miller about iconoclast-to-be Erlich Bachman, awful tech billionaires and sexism in Silicon Valley
After using an "ethics expert" from the Sunlight Foundation – an organization funded by left-wing billionaire George Soros – to dismiss the Clinton Foundation scandal on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell appeared...Show More Summary
Entrepreneur Elon Musk went from being broke to a billionaire. Columnist Renwei Chung looks at what we can learn from Musk about failure.
A day after the Nasdaq retakes dot-com bubble highs, Bezos, Brin, Page, Ballmer and Gates see their wealth grow after tech giants report earnings.
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