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NASA balks at billionaire's request for Mars mission aid

First "space tourist" Dennis Tito asks agency to chip in with some new rockets and cash for a 2017 manned mission. NASA says thanks, but no thanks.

By November 21, 2013

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'First billionaire in hip-hop' Dre boasts of Apple-Beats deal on Facebook

Appearing to confirm rumours of a $3.2 billion Apple buyout, Beats co-founder says Forbes' rich list has changed "in a big way".

By May 9, 2014

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Tech billionaires chase their wildest dreams (pictures)

Given the wealth concentrated in Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that tech CEOs and founders put their money toward the seemingly impossible, on land, on sea, and in space.

8 Images By October 26, 2013

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Billionaire boats: Sailing on super-deluxe superyachts

Do you dream of your own gin palace on the waves? Summer is the perfect time to drool over these gorgeous gin palaces, especially when you're cooling off in your inflatable dinghy.

By July 2, 2013

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Facebook face-off: The social network that pays you to post

Bubblews lets you earn money while you're being self-centered. What could be more modern or more honestly self-centered?

By July 15, 2014

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Uber reportedly in funding talks that'll value it at $10B

The 4-year-old on-demand car service could be joining the big-players club with a possible new round of funding.

By May 15, 2014

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Sony Pictures buys film rights to Greenwald's book on Snowden, NSA

"Zero Dark Thirty" maker nabs rights to Glenn Greenwald's look at working with Edward Snowden to reveal reach of NSA.

By May 14, 2014

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Bill Gates reclaims 'world's richest person' title with $76B

For the first time in four years, Microsoft's chairman beats out telecom mogul Carlos Slim. Other tech execs grace the list this year, including Ellison, Page, Bezos, Zuckerberg, and some newcomers.

By March 3, 2014

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How tech's culture war feeds the art of the outrageous

If the clash between Silicon Valley and the nontech community is indeed "class warfare," as some have suggested, then there's an arms race for shock value.

By February 15, 2014

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Square's new $200M makes Dorsey a billionaire, report says

Investors value Square at $3.25 billion, but it needs to fight off its growing number of competitors, a research firm says.

By July 25, 2012