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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investing $570mn in Snowflake

10 Sep 2020

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway investing $570mn in Snowflake

In a major, albeit surprising, move, Berkshire Hathaway, the multinational conglomerate led by investing legend Warren Buffett, has confirmed the plan to infuse nearly $570 million into Snowflake, a cloud data-warehousing unicorn in the US.

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

14 Jul 2020

Mukesh Ambani becomes 6th richest person in the world

After a massive fund-raising spree of Jio Platforms, Indian business magnate Mukesh Ambani has become the sixth-richest person in the world.

Hollywood producer Steve Bing dies by suicide at 55

23 Jun 2020

Hollywood producer Steve Bing dies by suicide at 55

Hollywood film producer, screenwriter and philanthropist Steve Bing has passed away at the age of 55.

#CoronavirusImpact: Mukesh Ambani lost $300 million/day in two months

07 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusImpact: Mukesh Ambani lost $300 million/day in two months

The outbreak of coronavirus over the last two months has left economies reeling, business disrupted, and people jobless.

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

14 Mar 2020

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, has decided to step down from the board of Microsoft - the company he co-founded more than four decades ago with Paul Allen.

Warren Buffett finally ditches his flip phone for iPhone

25 Feb 2020

Warren Buffett finally ditches his flip phone for iPhone

Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', is a world-famous business magnate, investing legend, and philanthropist.

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

31 Jan 2020

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos made $13 billion within minutes

Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is minting more money than you could imagine.

Jeff Bezos gave $131M to charity, 0.1% of his wealth

02 Dec 2019

Jeff Bezos gave $131M to charity, 0.1% of his wealth

From Jeff Bezos to Elon Musk, billionaire business magnates often donate a part of their wealth to charitable causes.

Happy Birthday Buffett: Let's celebrate quirks of world's richest man

30 Aug 2019

Happy Birthday Buffett: Let's celebrate quirks of world's richest man

Warren Buffett, better known as the 'Oracle of Omaha', turns 89 today.

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

03 Jun 2019

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

It's a no-brainer that getting lunch with Warren Buffet is not easy-peasy. After all, he's the third-richest person in the world.

Jeff Bezos announces $2bn fund to help the homeless

14 Sep 2018

Jeff Bezos announces $2bn fund to help the homeless

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has announced a $2bn charitable fund, called the Day One Fund, to help homeless families, and set up a network of preschools for low income communities.

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

27 Aug 2018

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.

A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

14 Aug 2018

A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the 20th century's most profitable, trendsetting companies and a new book seeks to uncover the key insights of his investments by journeying through his career that began in the late 1950s.

Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

08 Jul 2018

Zuckerberg becomes world's third richest man, overtakes Warren Buffett

Despite concerns about data privacy over Facebook, the social network's co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has overtaken American business magnate Warren Buffett to become the world's third richest person.

Who is this Indian Warren Buffett picked to head healthcare-venture?

21 Jun 2018

Who is this Indian Warren Buffett picked to head healthcare-venture?

Yesterday, prominent Indian-American surgeon and journalist, Atul Gawande was appointed as the CEO of the yet-to-be named US-based health-care venture of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan.

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

24 Mar 2018

World's wealthiest-500 have lost $436 billion so far in 2018

The first two months of 2018 have been rather expensive for the 500 wealthiest people on planet Earth.

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

07 Mar 2018

Jeff Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest man

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Microsoft's Bill Gates to become the richest man in the world.

Ajit Jain, Gregory Abel: Potential Warren Buffett successors at Berkshire

11 Jan 2018

Ajit Jain, Gregory Abel: Potential Warren Buffett successors at Berkshire

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett-led Berkshire Hathaway promoted its senior executives -Indian-origin Ajit Jain and Gregory Abel- to its board. They are now being considered front-runners in the race to succeed CEO Buffett.

Bitcoin crosses $14,000-mark; but RBI warns people of risks

07 Dec 2017

Bitcoin crosses $14,000-mark; but RBI warns people of risks

The world's most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has surpassed the $14,000-mark (Rs. 9lakh), recording an over 1400% rise compared to its below $1,000 price at the beginning of 2017.

Nandan Nilekani pledges to donate half his wealth to charity

20 Nov 2017

Nandan Nilekani pledges to donate half his wealth to charity

Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani and his wife Rohini pledged half of their wealth, estimated at $1.7 billion, to charity this weekend.

Warren Buffett started paying taxes when he was just 14!

29 Jun 2017

Warren Buffett started paying taxes when he was just 14!

Reports showed that billionaire Warren Buffett's tax records as a young 14-year old teenager reflect astute investing and finance skills.

Mark Zuckerberg, the man behind a social media empire

14 May 2017

Mark Zuckerberg, the man behind a social media empire

The world is on social media and Facebook is ruling the roost with Instagram in the foray; the circle is complete.

Coca-Cola to sack 1,200 employees as sales fizzle out

26 Apr 2017

Coca-Cola to sack 1,200 employees as sales fizzle out

Warren Buffett, who has professed his love for Coke and is the largest shareholder of the company may need to rethink his drinking choices as well as investment acumen as the firm is now sacking people to remain profitable.

Dalal Street: Who rules it?

24 Mar 2017

Dalal Street: Who rules it?

It's not as easy to make money via stock markets as 'Wolf of Wall Street' shows.

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

21 Mar 2017

Forbes 2017 Billionaires list is finally out

Every year Forbes magazine releases a complete list of the world's wealthiest individuals.

Greater gap between the world's rich and poor: Oxfam

16 Jan 2017

Greater gap between the world's rich and poor: Oxfam

Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, anti-poverty organization Oxfam said only eight men own the same wealth as half the world's population.

Warren Buffett hits back at Trump about taxes

11 Oct 2016

Warren Buffett hits back at Trump about taxes

Amidst the exchange of insults, name calling and heated arguments which made up the bulk of the second Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, Trump had accused billionaire and Hillary-supporter Warren Buffett of dodging taxes.

Warren Buffett's Dow investment could face losing $8/second bonus streak

26 Aug 2016

Warren Buffett's Dow investment could face losing $8/second bonus streak

In 2009, Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway had lent Dow Chemical $3 billion as loan to aid their purchase of Rohm and Haas, a chemical manufacturer.

Warren Buffett takes on Donald Trump

02 Aug 2016

Warren Buffett takes on Donald Trump

At a rally with Hillary Clinton, Buffett launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump for his reluctance to make his tax returns public .