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New firms emerge to challenge Facebookupdated: Fri May 11 2012 17:55:00

Tech expert Jamie Turner says sites like Tagged could challenge Facebook's status as king of all social media.

Could a computer write this story?updated: Fri May 11 2012 15:21:00

Computer applications can drive cars, fly planes, play chess and even make music.

Hong Kong property tycoons protest innocence after arrestsupdated: Tue Apr 03 2012 06:48:00

Two of Hong Kong's biggest property tycoons who were arrested last week in connection with a corruption investigation protested their innocence on Tuesday.

Tycoon brothers arrested in Hong Kong corruption probeupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 17:57:00

Brothers Thomas and Raymond Kwok, who control Hong Kong's biggest property development company, Sun Hung Kai, have been arrested for suspected corruption, authorities said Thursday.

Mexican actress: Drug lord could be 'hero of heroes'updated: Wed Jan 11 2012 19:15:00

A well-known Mexican actress who has played crime bosses on television says she trusts the purported head of the Sinaloa cartel more than government officials.

Mexico says it captures drug-lord's top lieutenantupdated: Mon Dec 26 2011 16:34:00

Mexican army special forces have arrested a top lieutenant for alleged drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Defense Ministry said Monday.

CNNMoney: Green Bay Packers to sell stock to fansupdated: Wed Nov 09 2011 15:52:00

The defending Super Bowl champions Green Bay Packers are planning to sell stock to the public next week, the team's first stock offering since 1997.

Overpaid movie actors? Forbes' No. 1 is...updated: Fri Nov 04 2011 16:43:00

When she gets a look at the latest list on, Drew Barrymore won't be smiling anymore.

Record setting coach revered, reviled and ready for the game of the yearupdated: Fri Nov 04 2011 15:15:00

Back in 2005, when he stopped studying third down tendencies long enough to work on a motivational self-help book, Nick Saban kept hammering on one phrase.

World's population reaches 7 billionupdated: Mon Oct 31 2011 02:03:00

CNN's Don Lemon and Azadeh Ansari go Globe Trekking on the world's population reaching 7 billion.

Just how big is 7 billion?updated: Mon Oct 31 2011 02:03:00

The global population is expected to reach 7 billion Monday -- just 12 years after hitting 6 billion -- and the milestone has many pondering the complex challenges associated with billions more people on Earth in the coming years.

Elvis fans mark singer's death at Gracelandupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 02:38:00

Their candles flickering in the warm Tennessee night, fans quietly stood vigil over Elvis Presley's grave early Tuesday to mark the 34th anniversary of the singer's death.

Assessing debt ceiling dealupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 11:21:00

CNN's team of reporters discusses the tentative deal reached between Congress and the White House.

Visualizing the numbers in the debt ceiling dealupdated: Mon Aug 01 2011 11:21:00

The numbers getting tossed around in Washington during the debt ceiling negotiations can be mind-boggling. Angelina Jolie, Sarah Jessica Parker Are Top Paid Actresses: $30 Millionupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 17:14:00

Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon were close, at $28 million each

Kim Yuna: South Korea's ice skating iconupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 00:17:00

Kim Yuna is one of South Korea's biggest stars and the ice skater who won the country's first figure skating gold medal at a Winter Olympic Games last year in Vancouver. Gisele Bündchen: First Billionaire Supermodel?updated: Sat Jun 04 2011 00:10:00

The Brazilian beauty is the richest of them all, now that Forbes does the math

2011 Champions League final previewupdated: Fri May 27 2011 11:50:00

CNN's Alex Thomas talks to former Manchester United and Barcelona players ahead of the Champions League Final.

Mexican drug arrests come close to drug lord's inner circleupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 13:22:00

Eight drug traffickers belonging to Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's organization have been captured, including a man presumed to be Guzman's relative and confidant, officials said Wednesday.

Will 'the Donald' trump GOP hopefuls?updated: Thu Feb 10 2011 09:36:00

Real estate mogul Donald Trump says he may run for president in 2012.

Trump 'seriously thinking' about presidential runupdated: Thu Feb 10 2011 09:36:00

Real estate mogul Donald Trump says he is seriously thinking about running for president but won't make a final decision until summer.

CNNMoney: America's wealthy turn less charitableupdated: Sun Feb 06 2011 20:09:00

For charities hoping to land a big gift from one of America's wealthiest individuals, 2010 was a very bad year.

CNNMoney: Groupon walks away from Google takeover talks - reportupdated: Sat Dec 04 2010 07:45:00

After weeks of negotiations about a potential takeover, Groupon appears to have walked away from would-be suitor Google.

Kim Yuna: South Korea's queen of iceupdated: Thu Oct 21 2010 13:38:00

She's one of South Korea's biggest stars -- with sellout shows, legions of devoted fans and a plethora of advertising deals.

CNNMoney: Facebook does 5-for-1 stock splitupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 16:06:00

Those lucky few with Facebook stock shares now own a whole bunch more.

Facebook founder to give $100 million to N.J. school districtupdated: Thu Sep 23 2010 15:36:00

One of America's richest and youngest is giving back.

CNNMoney: Forbes 400: The super-rich get richerupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 20:59:00

The super-rich got even wealthier this year, despite the stumbling economy.

Men more likely to cheat on women with bigger paychecks, study saysupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 06:08:00

A clue to why Jesse James cheated on Sandra Bullock may be found in a new study that says men are more likely to cheat on women who earn more money than them. Execs expect top picks to signupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 21:14:00

Bryce Harper, the homer-hitting 17-year-old from Las Vegas, is said by sources to be seeking to beat Mark Teixeira's $9.8-million signing record bonus for a position players but baseball executives are hopeful Harper won't top Stephen Strasburg's record $15.067-million set a year ago. No word has leaked yet on the Nationals' offers to Harper, whom Washington took with the No. 1 overall pick in June's draft. Sandra Bullock Tops Forbes Highest-Paid Actress Listupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 17:29:00

The actress, who earned $56 million, beats Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz and Jennifer Aniston

Man United named world's richest clubupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 11:54:00

Manchester United were named the world's most valuable football club for the sixth year in a row in Forbes magazine's annual table.

CNNMoney: Moody's lowers Toyota ratingupdated: Thu Apr 22 2010 09:26:00

Moody's, the international ratings agency, downgraded Toyota and its subsidiaries by one notch Thursday over the automaker's capacity to repay debt.

CNNMoney: Carlos Slim tops Bill Gates as world's richest manupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 18:57:00

Forbes magazine released its annual list of the world's richest people Wednesday, and for only the second time since 1995, Microsoft founder Bill Gates' name was not at the top.

Building dreamsupdated: Tue Nov 03 2009 23:11:00

Wang Chuanfu built a company from scratch that now wants to be the world leader in electric cars.

China trails only U.S. in billionairesupdated: Tue Nov 03 2009 23:11:00

China ranks second only to the United States in the number of billionaires, according to an annual report of the 1,000 richest people in the country.

China only trails U.S. in billionairesupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 07:24:00

China ranks second only to the United States in the number of billionaires, according to an annual report of the 1,000 richest people in the country.

Yves Saint Laurent tops list of highest-earning dead celebsupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 12:10:00

Forbes magazine's ninth annual list of top-earning dead celebrities was unveiled Wednesday, and surprise, surprise: Neither Michael Jackson nor Elvis Presley held court at the top.

CNNMoney: Super rich are $300 billion lighterupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 06:29:00

The recession has taken its toll on the nation's super rich, whose collective net worth fell for only the fifth time in 28 years, according to a survey released Wednesday.

Congresswoman's husband dies in Tibet, spokesman saysupdated: Sun Sep 27 2009 16:35:00

Clifton Maloney -- the 71-year-old husband of U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-New York -- died apparently from natural causes in Tibet during a mountain-climbing trip, a spokesman for the congresswoman told CNN Saturday.

Gelila Assefa Puck: Fashion with African inspirationupdated: Sun Sep 06 2009 23:04:00

The Ethiopian born designer has an eye for style. She launched a line of high-end handbags in 2006 and a year later married celebrated chef Wolfgang Puck. Together the couple live in LA and have made Forbes magazine's list of "Married celebrity entrepreneurs". While loving the California lifestyle, she still has strong connections to Ethiopia, putting much of her energy into her charity work there.

Fashion with African inspirationupdated: Sun Sep 06 2009 23:04:00

Africa plays a key role in the couture creations of Ethiopian fashion designer and philanthropist Gelila Assefa Puck.

Preseason football goes globalupdated: Mon Aug 10 2009 04:29:00

The start of the new football season for most of the major leagues in Europe is just around the corner, and with the clock ticking down, a concern at the front of many managers' minds is how to get his players fit for kick off.

Oil baron's wind farm project hits doldrumsupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 15:15:00

Billionaire oil man T. Boone Pickens is shelving plans to build the world's largest wind farm.

Pickens on oil addictionupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 15:15:00

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens says that the U.S. can end its dependency on foreign oil. Abigail Breslin Gets $1 Pay Raiseupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 14:29:00

The 13-year-old now earns her age every week for chores including feeding the family's insatiable cat

Will Smith takes on 'extra' duties to support wife's new TV showupdated: Sat Jun 13 2009 14:43:00

Before Jada Pinkett Smith took the role of producer and star of TNT's "HawthoRNe," she made sure her family was fine with her being away from her mother and wife duties during filming.

Beckham is world's highest earning playerupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 06:58:00

It's fair to say David Beckham may be seeing more green off the football pitch than he does on it.

Apparent sign of life, four days after Italy quakeupdated: Fri Apr 10 2009 21:10:00

Rescue workers believe they may have located an earthquake survivor on Friday, four days after the quake struck the region and killed 287 people, representatives of the L'Aquila fire department said Friday.

Son of drug cartel chief arrested in Mexicoupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 12:59:00

The Mexican military has arrested the son of a top drug cartel lieutenant, the government said Thursday.

Gigolo admits blackmailing BMW heiressupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 10:18:00

The gigolo former lover of Germany's richest woman has been jailed for six years after confessing to blackmailing her and other women out of millions of dollars, a court official said Monday.

'Swiss Gigolo' sentencedupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 10:18:00

A man who blackmailed Germany's richest woman will go behind bars. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports.

NFL's Tom Brady, model Gisele Bundchen reportedly wedupdated: Fri Feb 27 2009 14:34:00

Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen married National Football League star Tom Brady Thursday in an "intimate" sunset ceremony, US Weekly magazine reported on its Web site. Report: Brady weds supermodel Gisele in SoCalupdated: Thu Feb 26 2009 23:51:00

Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen married National Football League star Tom Brady Thursday in an "intimate" sunset ceremony, US Weekly magazine reported on its Web site.

Man Utd autograph ban won't threaten $4b industryupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 07:11:00

The decision of English Premier League giants Manchester United to ban their players from signing autographs at the team's training ground won't affect the sports memorabilia market significantly, an industry expert says.

First-time driving offenders don't get off easy updated: Wed Nov 05 2008 09:30:00

Whether you are a newly licensed driver, a veteran behind the wheel or a lucky person who's avoided tickets all your years, the fear that you will be pulled over for a first-time infraction probably haunts you.

BMW heiress 'blackmailed for millions'updated: Tue Nov 04 2008 13:03:00

Germany's richest woman has said a former lover has threatened to release pictures of them together if she does not pay him millions of euros (dollars), according to her spokesman.

Fortune: Star hedge fund crashes to earthupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 08:11:00

September was the worst month on record for hedge fund performance, but for one legendary player what's going on in the markets now must seem like its coming straight from the gates of hell.

Queen Rania of Jordan: a beautiful paradoxupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 11:02:00

Beautiful and intelligent, and balancing a modern outlook with a deep concern for her people, Jordan's Queen Rania seems in many ways to represent the optimistic face of the Middle East's future.

State Dept: Celebrity passport files viewed repeatedlyupdated: Thu Jul 03 2008 18:17:00

The State Department inspector general Thursday blasted the security of U.S. passport files, saying the repeated access of over 100 celebrities' files had gone undetected and unpunished.

Oprah tops celebrity power list for second yearupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 20:31:00

U.S. talk show host Oprah Winfrey has been ranked the world's most powerful celebrity for the second year running by Forbes magazine.

This week on Marketplace Middle Eastupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 12:19:00

In focus -- Turkey's investment signals

British blue blood top 'Hottest Royal' listupdated: Mon Jun 16 2008 05:47:00

They're young, fabulously wealthy and have blue blood coursing through their veins. Meet the "20 Hottest Young Royals" in the world, compiled by influential fortune tracker, Forbes magazine.

Who are the hottest royals?updated: Mon Jun 16 2008 05:47:00

CNN's Sasha Herriman takes a look at the list of hottest royals and asks the public for their opinion. Oprah, Brad & Angelina Top New Power Listupdated: Thu Jun 12 2008 13:36:00

The stars gets measured and ranked by Forbes for their money and fame

Jackie Chan biography: Taking the hits updated: Wed Apr 09 2008 22:40:00

He's thrown himself off more buildings than he can remember and broken more bones than an actor has any right to and still be alive and working today, but at 54 years old, Jackie Chan's days of taking spectacular tumbles may be coming to an end. Richest Celeb Divorces: How Heather's $50 Mil Measures Upupdated: Tue Mar 18 2008 00:02:00

Michael Jordan and Neil Diamond each paid $150 million to divorce their wives

Buffett named world's richest manupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 16:06:00

Forbes' list of the world's wealthy has named Warren Buffett the richest person on the planet, surpassing his friend and philanthropic partner Bill Gates who had held the title for 13 consecutive years.

Buffett tops world's rich listupdated: Thu Mar 06 2008 16:06:00

Forbes names Warren Buffett the world's richest man. Robert Miller of the Daily Telegraph in London explains. Facebook Founder Youngest Billionaire on the Planetupdated: Wed Mar 05 2008 19:06:00

Mark Zuckerberg, 23, emerges on Forbes magazine's list of world's richest Avril Lavigne Cuts Price of Houseupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 10:02:00

Avril Lavigne apparently is as affected as much as anybody by the downturn in the housing market.

This week on MME:updated: Fri Dec 07 2007 06:15:00

GCC Annual Summit: This week, MME goes to Doha, Qatar for the 28th GCC Annual Summit.

Fortune: A farewell to a brilliant business editorupdated: Wed Oct 03 2007 18:00:00

I've finally gotten the last word in my 28-year joust with my former boss, James Walker Michaels, but not the way I wanted to. Gisele Bündchen Selling $11M Penthouseupdated: Sun Sep 30 2007 18:33:00

Having spent nearly $3 million for her Manhattan penthouse five years ago, Gisele Bündchen is now looking to more than triple her money.

Forbes lists world's 100 most powerful womenupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 07:56:00

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel tops Forbes magazine's list of the world's 100 most powerful women for the second year in a row, while Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice slipped to fourth from second last year. Leona Helmsley Dies at 87updated: Mon Aug 20 2007 11:52:00

Hotel mogul Leona Helmsley, who earned the nickname the "Queen of Mean" for the high-handed way she treated employees, died Monday of heart failure at her summer home in Greenwich, Conn., said her publicist. She was 87. Gisele Bundchen Named World's Richest Modelupdated: Thu Jul 19 2007 14:52:00

Gisele Bundchen not only has Tom Brady as a boyfriend, she's got money in the bank. The O.C.'s Kelly Rowan Engaged to Billionaireupdated: Thu Jun 21 2007 08:33:00

Kelly Rowan, who played resident party planner and family matriarch Kirsten "Kiki" Cohen on The O.C., is engaged to Canadian billionaire David Thomson, Rowan's rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.

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