Mercy Hospital Research and Development is the recipient of a $200,000 grant. The money is intended to help the hospital develop bio-medical devices. Governor Jay Nixon announced the grant at an event at t the Hammons Heart Institute.
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When you hit the slopes this winter you might see some trendy Swedish ski helmets. Outdoor sporting goods manufacturer Black Diamond is buying a popular Swedish helmet company(POC )for $43.5 million, to be paid in Swedish kronor, and about 460,000 shares of common stock. Read about this big business deal by following this link.
Reality television might not represent reality for most of us, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have lessons to teach. ABC's Shark Tank shows entrepreneurs as they struggle to get their dreams off the ground. This show has real lessons for entrepreneurs in the real world, according to this recent article.
General motors plans to pull their advertising from Facebook. This announcement comes just before Facebook plans to go public. While their portion of advertising isn't much in comparison to Facebook's overall revenue, it could influence other large advertisers to rethink Facebook spending. Read about it here.
iPod owners should be on the lookout for an email regarding a class-action lawsuit against Apple. The suit alleges several things, including a complaint that Apple issued updates that prevented users from using songs other than what they bought from iTunes.
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Facebook Co-Founder is giving up his United States Citizenship in an effort to save millions in tax liability. This will take place before the social media giant goes public and it's apparently a common tactic.
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