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Zuckerberg to Give 99% of Facebook Stock Away During Lifetime

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, whose wife just gave birth to a baby girl the couple have named Max, announced plans to give away 99 percent of his stock in the social network during his lifetime to advance philanthropic causes.

Israel Takes Aim at `Bin Laden Meets Zuckerberg' Amid Violence

A cartoon of an Arab wielding a bloody meat cleaver above the prone body of a religious Jew. How-to videos demonstrating best practices for stabbing Israelis, complete with a final twist of the knife. A video of a Gaza Strip preacher exhorting West Bank Muslims to slaughter Jews.

Tsipras Pokes at Turkey on Twitter Over Russian Jet Downing

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sparred over the downing of a Russian jet with his Turkish counterpart, Ahmet Davutoglu, in a Twitter exchange that underscored the challenge of European Union moves to relaunch talks aimed at Turkey’s EU accession.

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Standard Chartered, RBS Rise as All Lenders Pass Bank of England Test

Standard Chartered Plc and Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc rose in London trading after passing the Bank of England’s latest stress tests, giving relief to investors concerned that the lenders’ actions to boost capital may not have been enough to weather a harsher assessment.

Chinese Investors Back Israel Startups Amid Silicon Valley Froth

It was standing room only at Tel Aviv’s Mad Men-inspired Zou Bisou Bar on Nov. 17. Representatives from more than 150 Israeli tech startups drank wine and beer, munched finger food and jostled to get a business card into the hands of an investment team from Alibaba Holding Group Ltd.

Israeli Billionaire Creates Arab Jobs, Doubts Tech Culture

Israel is suffering the worst anti-Jewish violence in a decade, causing many Israeli Jews to shun Arabs and blame radical Islam. Stef Wertheimer, the country’s third wealthiest man, has a different attitude. He is building Arab workplaces.

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Is Mark Zuckerberg an Inspiration to Other Founders?

Howard Lindzon, StockTwits chairman and co-founder, reacts to Mark Zuckerberg's plans to give away 99 percent of his stock in Facebook during his lifetime to advance philanthropic causes and discusses social media stock valuations with Bloomberg's Alix Steel and Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)

Sould You Get in Avago Ahead of Earnings?

Jim Strugger, an MKM Holdings strategist, discusses the outlook for stocks and his options strategy with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Samsung Names New Chief for Mobile Business

The new head of Samsung’s phone business helped develop its mobile payment and security platforms, exemplifying Vice Chairman Lee Jae Yong’s focus on software innovations as a way to gain distance from rival devices. Bloomberg's Cory Johnson reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

PayPal CEO: Financial Inclusion a Huge Opportunity

Dan Schulman, chief executive officer at PayPal, discusses the importance of financial inclusion to the U.S. economy, how his company is helping to provide access to basic, affordable financial services, and the global shift to digital, mobile banking. He speaks with Brendan Greeley on "Bloomberg Markets" (Source: Bloomberg)

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