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Gay dating app Grindr sells controlling stake to Chinese billionaire

Grindr has sold a 60 percent stake to Chinese billionaire Zhou Yahui for $93 million, though no major changes to the app are expected to be made.

By January 12, 2016

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Russian billionaire patiently listens for alien sounds

Yuri Milner, who backed Facebook and Twitter, says his search for extraterrestrial life is in "listening mode."

By October 7, 2015

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Billionaire who sold Minecraft to Microsoft is sad and lonely

Technically Incorrect: In a series of tweets, Markus Persson says he's never felt more isolated.

By August 30, 2015

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Forbes' tech billionaires list shows rich got richer, with Gates at No. 1

Bill Gates has added $3 billion to his net worth, cementing his position as the world's richest tech billionaire -- and once again as the richest person in the world.

By March 2, 2015

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Opera nods at Chinese group's $1.2 billion bid

The Norwegian browser maker seeks to improve its penetration and profitability under new ownership.

By February 10, 2016

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The 404 Show: Leave 'Toy Story' alone!

Iyaz is back today to discuss the new Toy Story controversy, the Chinese phenomenon on Singles' Day and why Mark Cuban's billionaire comments have us undecided on whether or not we like the guy.

By November 10, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,579: Leave Toy Story alone! Singles' Day, Mark Cuban on being a billionaire (podcast)

Iyaz is back today to discuss the new Toy Story controversy, the Chinese phenomenon on Singles' Day and why Mark Cuban's billionaire comments have us undecided on whether or not we like the guy.

By November 10, 2014

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Twitter investor Chris Sacca dives into TV's 'Shark Tank' (Q&A)

The billionaire investor discusses what made him get into the water as a guest "Shark" on the reality show.

By October 30, 2015

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Snapchat kills original content plans -- because of cost?

Snapchat may be run by the youngest billionaire, but it apparently doesn't like the price of creating content and pulled its Snap Channel off Discover. Meanwhile, Twitter fires more than 300 employees, and one employee found out in a nasty way.

By October 13, 2015

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Snapchat kills original content plans -- because of cost?

Snapchat may be run by the youngest billionaire, but it apparently doesn't like the costs of creating content and pulled its Snap Channel off Discover. Meanwhile, Twitter fires more than 300 employees, and one employee found out in a nasty way.

By October 13, 2015