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Journalists and the business of news: “There’s no hiding place”

By Catalina Albeanu From Reuters Community Reader-funded models for journalism often come packaged with an expectation of a new, more tight-knit relationship between reporters and readers. As media organizations continue to turn to these models, a question that simmers in…

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Avon lady gets a digital makeover

By Alistair Gray From Financial Times The Avon lady is getting a digital makeover in a belated campaign by the beauty company to drag its direct sales business into the 21st century. Up to a million members of Avon Products’ global…

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Tesla surges after Elon Musk follows up a $2 billion investment report with a tweet saying he might take the company private (TSLA)

By Graham Rapier From Business Insider Tesla spiked more than 7% Tuesday after the Financial Times reported Saudi Arabia’s investment fund had amassed a $2 billion stake in the company. CEO Elon Musk tweeted shortly after that he was “considering…

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Abraaj founder Naqvi faces UAE court ruling over bounced cheque

From The National Sharjah judge is scheduled on Thursday to rule whether Mr Naqvi and colleague Muhammad Rafique Lakhani issued cheque without necessary funds A public prosecutor in the UAE has accepted a criminal complaint against Abraaj Group’s founder Arif…

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You could have a Yahoo account without even knowing it

By Chris Isidore From CNN Think you’re not affected by the massive hack of 500 million Yahoo accounts? Think again. Just because you don’t have a Yahoo email account doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. There are plenty of other…