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Can these guys find the next Waze?

Israel is known for its robust startup scene. But it's hard for U.S. investors to sift through all of them -- especially when many don't have a U.S. presence.

So a new Manhattan firm is plucking hot new Israeli startups and bringing them to New York f...

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' hauls in 2nd biggest box office opening ever

Disney and Marvel Studios' "Avengers: Age of Ultron" smashed the box office this weekend, but missed breaking the record for largest box office opening.

The comic book film's opening weekend pulled in an estimated $187.7 million, the second biggest in...

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Meet the other Oracle of Omaha

Wally Weitz would probably be the most famous investing guru in the state of Nebraska -- if not for that other guy who calls Omaha his home.

But Weitz, who runs an investment firm with more than $5 billion in assets, holds no grudge towards Warren Buf...

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America's capsizing economy: Can it right the ship?

America has had the wind knocked out of its sails this year.

Volatile stock markets, weak economic growth and a hiring slowdown have created a perfect storm for nearly flat growth. The question is whether the U.S. economy and markets can right the sh...

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Microsoft's risky bet on HoloLens

A roomful of reporters chase invisible balls around a cold San Francisco hotel conference room. Some are crawling on their knees, others shouting "Reset balls!" and wiggling their fingers at no one in particular.

It's not a mass hallucination but par...

"Avengers" actors take over Times Square on Good Morning America, April 24, 2015

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'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying towards record U.S. debut

Avengers assemble!

That's the rallying cry that movie theaters are hearing around the world this week as the highly anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" debuts in many markets internationally.

On Wednesday, the Disney/Marvel Studios film opened as the...

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' makes $84.5 million on opening day in US

Fans across the country assembled as soon as the doors opened for "Avengers: Age of Ultron," but the turnout fell short of breaking the opening day box office record.

The Disney and Marvel Studios film took in $84.5 million on its opening day in the U...

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FAA: Dreamliner battery could lose all power

The headaches for Boeing over its 787 Dreamliner continue.

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday issued a directive mandating "a repetitive maintenance task" for that model of airliners due to issues with its power supply. Specifically, the FA...

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Buffett fans splurge on ice cream, ketchup, bras

There is no annual shareholder meeting in America -- or probably the world -- like Berkshire Hathaway's.

Thousands of Warren Buffett fans flocked to the CenturyLink Center in Omaha the day before the meeting for a chance to purchase Berkshire-themed t...

Warren Buffett, shown here at a 2014 meeting in Detroit, was questioned by shareholders at annual meeting Saturday

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Buffett grilled over predatory lending, layoffs and obesity

Many Berkshire Hathaway shareholders adore Warren Buffett. But the first question lobbed at him during Saturday's annual shareholder meeting was hardly a softball.

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