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For IPO-bound Alibaba employees, lessons on sudden wealth

Alibaba's upcoming US market debut means employees are due to cash in, and the company is taking steps to help them manage the windfall.

By Jun. 13, 2014


Ballmer profile reveals little beyond his wealth, Microsoft love

The Microsoft CEO sits down for a profile interview with Businessweek. And although he doesn't reveal much, we do learn he closed down a steakhouse for the night to do the interview.

By Jan. 12, 2012


Boom mobile money service helps spread the wealth

The service, set up by m-Via, allows migrant workers in the U.S. to set up a mobile bank account and more cheaply send funds back to people in their home country.

By Nov. 15, 2011


'Steve Jobs' biography: A wealth of detail

Walter Isaacson's biography of the Apple leader has been released. Here's a look at what's in the book.

By Oct. 23, 2011


Obama cites Steve Jobs' wealth, product success

President Obama cites Apple CEO Steve Jobs as an example of an American who deserves wealth, which in turn should serve as an incentive for others.

By Dec. 22, 2010


Study: Wealth dictates Web use, tech adoption

A new study from Pew Internet Research finds that higher-income Americans tend to use the Internet more often and are also more likely to have gadgets.

By Nov. 24, 2010


Larry Ellison, dozens more, to give away wealth

Oracle CEO along with George Lucas, Michael Bloomberg, and host of other billionaires say yes to call from Bill Gates and Warren Buffett for charity donations.

By Aug. 4, 2010


Gates quizzed on wealth, giving

Group of students at MIT quiz the billionaire and Microsoft chairman on both how to get rich and how to make a difference.

By Apr. 21, 2010


Point of Wealth: The reverse ATM

Paid in cash? Point of Wealth lets you put it where you should, when you earn it.

By Sep. 22, 2009


Wealth-flaunting app arrives on Android phones

For $200, you can show you spent $200 on an otherwise feature-free Android program. Let's see if Google treats this differently than Apple did.

By Feb. 23, 2009