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Australian Craig Wright says he is bitcoin creator - BBC
SYDNEY Australian tech entrepreneur Craig Wright has told the BBC he was the creator of controversial digital currency bitcoin after years of speculation about a person who until now has gone by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto.
Australian Academic Outs Himself as Creator of Bitcoin: BBC  Bloomberg
Australian Entrepreneur Says He Created Bitcoin  New York Times
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Tokyo slide keeps mood downbeat
LONDON A 3 percent plunge in the Tokyo stock exchange and falls in European banking shares added to a gloomy global financial mood on Monday, pushing oil prices lower and the dollar to an 18-month low against the yen.
Japan Stocks Fall Sharply as Yen Hits 18-Month High  Wall Street Journal
Japan Leads Asian Markets Lower On Yen Strength  Nasdaq
Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal Collapses Amid Global Opposition
Halliburton Co.'s “unfixable” plan to merge with Baker Hughes Inc. finally collapsed under the weight of worldwide antitrust opposition.
Morning Agenda: Halliburton and Baker Hughes Call Off Merger  New York Times (blog)
Halliburton and Baker Hughes scrap $28 billion merger  Reuters
Why oil majors still pay lush dividends as profits plunge
To the giant energy companies, their generous dividends remain sacrosanct, even as low oil prices punish their bottom lines. And although many Wall Street savants predict the four major players eventually will be forced to lop dividends, company ...
Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Reports Strong Q116 Results  Street Register
Exxon Mobil Co. (XOM) Given New $78.00 Price Target at Credit Suisse  Web Breaking News
Solar plane leaving Moffett Field on start of cross-country trip
The first plane able to fly day and night on solar power only will take off early Monday morning from Moffett Field in unincorporated Santa Clara County to continue its journey to circumnavigate the globe, according to the two Swiss men who've been ...
Solar Plane Prepares to Leave California for Arizona  ABC News
Solar-powered plane to soar again on round-the-world flight  Phys.Org
Obamacare's November surprise
The last thing Democrats want to contend with just a week before the 2016 presidential election is an outcry over double-digit insurance hikes as millions of Americans begin signing up for Obamacare.
DR. ADAM CORLEY: UnitedHealthcare departure forebodes likely downward spiral ...  Brazosport Facts (subscription)
The Inconvenient Economics of Obamacare  American Thinker
SBA chief urges respect, support for small businesses
Since 1963, the first week of May has been designed by the president of the United States as a time to celebrate entrepreneurs. To mark the start of this year's Small Business Week, small-business owner and USA TODAY contributor Rhonda Abrams sat ...
Small Business Week kicks off in Southern Colorado  KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
National Small Business week events May 1-7  Fond du Lac Reporter
University of Phoenix suitors sweeten Apollo offer
The trio of private investors seeking to buy the corporate parent to the University of Phoenix increased their offer to shareholders Sunday in a bid to win over needed support for the deal.
Apollo Education Group Receives Revised $1.14 Billion Offer from Consortium ...  Business Wire (press release)
Apollo-Led Consortium Increases Offer for Apollo Education  Bloomberg
Gas prices just took a big leap — and here's why
Gas prices jumped by 9.6 cents in the Miami area over the past week, costing drivers an average of $2.28 a gallon on Sunday, according to a survey of area stations by GasBuddy.
Gas prices keep rising  WJXT Jacksonville
Gas prices in Miami Valley spike again  WHIO
Hotel planned for Navy Pier, mayor says
Chicago-based First Hospitality Group will develop and operate the hotel, which is slated to open in late 2018. (WLS). Embed. <iframe width="476" height="267" src="http://abc7chicago.
Navy Pier to get a hotel  WLS
City announces plans for Navy Pier hotel  SFGate