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  • *Committed investors see payoff from solid Asia returns. SINGAPORE, Sept 23- Having weathered almost two years of volatility spurred by a fickle Federal Reserve, most long-term investors in Asia's emerging markets barely blinked this week as the Fed once again redrew the future path of U.S. interest rates. "The idea that yields are going to be lower for longer is...

  • Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer is under pressure to shore up the flagging fortunes of the site founded in 1994, and the company in July agreed to a $4.83 billion cash sale of its internet business to Verizon Communications Inc.. "This is the biggest data breach ever," said well-known cryptologist Bruce Schneier, adding that the impact on Yahoo and its...

  • Sept 22- Yahoo Inc said on Thursday that information from at least 500 million of its user accounts was stolen in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to the biggest cyber breach ever. "This is the biggest data breach ever," said well-known cryptologist Bruce Schneier. The Yahoo breach, which follows a rising number of other...

  • Otter Products co-founder on smartphone sales

    Curt Richardson, co-founder of Otter products, discusses his company's products and smartphone sales.

  • Sept 22- Yahoo Inc said on Thursday that information for at least 500 million user accounts was stolen from its network in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to the biggest cyber breach ever. "This is the biggest data breach ever," said well-known cryptologist Bruce Schneier. The FBI said it was aware of the matter, and the U.S.

  • Crossfit WHAT HERE

    Greg Glassman, founder and CEO of Crossfit, discusses his business, politics, and sugar and food regulations.

  • Healthy snacks: A multi-million dollar idea

    Kind CEO Daniel Lubetzky discusses "being kind" as a business model, immigration and corporate responsibility.

  • Charity goes digital

    Todd Wagner, 2929 Entertainment CEO and former Broadcast.com CEO, discusses entrepreneurship, the election, the future of tech and his Charity Network.

  • It was not clear how such a disclosure might affect Yahoo's plan to sell its email service and other core internet properties to Verizon Communications Inc for $4.8 billion. If a breach is confirmed, Yahoo would likely force users to change their passwords, said Linn Freedman, a privacy attorney with Robinson& Cole LLP. "If no financial information or Social...

  • Sept 22- Yahoo Inc will disclose details this week of a data breach that compromised the data of several hundred million users, technology news site Recode reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources familiar with the company's plan. It was not clear how such a disclosure might affect Yahoo's plan to sell its email service and other core internet properties to...

  • Jim Koch, founder of Boston Beer, at the Samuel Adams Brewery in Boston

    The iconic Samuel Adams brewmaster reveals the secret of his success and the steps he used to create an innovative culture at his company.

  • Life is good for John Jacobs

    John Jacobs, Life is Good co-founder talks about the success of building his brand on optimism.

  • WASHINGTON— Janet Yellen's Federal Reserve has demonstrated one of the core tenets of central banking: On the Fed panel that sets interest rates, some votes are more equal than others. The 7-3 vote reflected "no" votes from the presidents of three regional Fed banks— Esther George of Kansas City, Loretta Mester of Cleveland and Eric Rosengren of Boston.

  • BOSTON— Tufts University in Boston is receiving a $15 million donation to expand its anatomy lab where medical students dissect cadavers. Tufts plans to build an expanded anatomy lab with new medical imaging equipment and room for more than 200 students and faculty. Medical students at Tufts and many other schools learn anatomy by dissecting cadavers.

  • WASHINGTON— The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged but signaling that it will likely raise rates before year's end. For the first time in nearly two years and for the first time since Janet Yellen became Fed chair in February 2015, there were three dissents to the Fed's statement. The three officials are all presidents of regional Fed...

  • Sept 21- Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman was charged with insider trading by the top U.S. securities regulator on Wednesday, making him the highest-profile target in years in the government's crackdown on illegal trading at hedge funds. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Cooperman's trades earned roughly $4 million after he bought the...

  • NEW YORK— Many frequent fliers are buzzing about the latest travel rewards credit card— one that comes with a hefty $450 annual fee but offers a juicy 100,000 point bonus at sign-up. Rewards cards lure us in with dreams of a free trip to some warm tropical beach. You're going to spend money— why not get a vacation out of it.

  • Fortified's Invincible collection features puncture- resistant tires, a chain and frame that won't rust and parts that are bolted down with a proprietary lock.

    After a stolen bike light led to an accident involving his friend this entrepreneur reinvented the bicycle.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— The popular navigation app Waze is putting a new twist on the phrase "tunnel vision." The beacons will be turned on Wednesday in two Pittsburgh tunnels, Fort Pitt and Liberty, and another in Israel, where Waze was founded before Google bought it in 2013 for $969 million. Plans already are being drawn up to install the Waze beacons in tunnels in Rio de...

  • NEW YORK— Chipotle is making another push to convince people that its food won't make them sick, with plans to run more newspaper and digital ads outlining the safety steps it has taken since last year's E. coli outbreak. The ads beginning Wednesday will be an open letter from co-CEO Steve Ells, who also recorded a video that will be promoted online.