Archive for May 11th, 2014

Nasdaq expects increase in IPOs from Israeli firms

May 11, 2014
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By Ari Rabinovitch TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Nasdaq expects a stronger year for initial public offerings (IPO) of Israeli firms than it had in 2013, the stock exchange’s vice chairman said on Sunday.
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Samsung plans to Tizen smartphone in Russia, India – WSJ

May 11, 2014
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(Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co is preparing to launch a new smartphone in Russia and India based on its homegrown operating system Tizen, people familiar with the matter said, according to the Wall Street Journal on Sunday.
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Nasdaq expects increase in IPOs from Israeli firms

May 11, 2014
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By Ari Rabinovitch TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Nasdaq expects a stronger year for initial public offerings (IPO) of Israeli firms than it had in 2013, the stock exchange’s vice chairman said on Sunday.
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Two dead, one missing after hot air balloon catches fire in Virginia

May 11, 2014
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By Eric M. Johnson (Reuters) – Two people were killed and another was missing after a hot air balloon hit a power line and caught fire over Virginia during a festival as horrified witnesses watched from below, police said on Saturday.
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NFL team drafts 1st openly gay player

May 11, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Sam waited and waited. Hours passed, rounds came and went, and eventually, there were only eight more picks left on the third and final day of the NFL draft.
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