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billionaires

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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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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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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