Thursday, May 30, 2013

From $1.7 billion to $0 in five years

CNET founder Halsey Minor files for bankruptcy

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

The Dillionaire is the New Billionaire according to PBS 13

PBS 13 in New York comments on the state of affairs with Reality TV. And, wants to promote intelligent programming, we suppose.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Billionaire Mayor Mike Bloomberg Launches Bike Program

Billionaire Mayor Mike Bloomberg
 Launches New Bike Program.

No provisions for public safety or the use of bike helmets are emphasized. The public outcry is just beginning. Nice one Mayor Mike.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Tumblr cashes out with $1.1 billion from Yahoo!

After being rejected by Facebook seven years to buy its social network for $1 billion, Yahoo! patiently waited out it's next opportunity. Most patiently.

The next opportunity is called: Tumblr. Price: $1 billion, plus!

Reaction from the blog-sphere? It blew up with disappointment. WordPress registrations have soared. Yahoo! has promised not to "screw this up."

Think Billion$ wishes Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and her staff the best of luck with Tumblr.

Friday, May 17, 2013

Harvard drop-out, Bill Gates, wins World's Richest Man Contest this year

Congratulations, Bill Gates! And welcome back to being the World's Richest Top Dog!


Thursday, May 16, 2013

Millionaire and billionaire Manhattan moms hire handicapped tour guides so kids can cut lines at Disney World

View showing monorail near Disney's Contemporary Resort hotel at the Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida

Concerned with 1 and 2 hour lines at Disney World for your kids? No problem, if money is not a problem. There is an efficient, market-based, work around solution for this. Especially if you are a millionaire or billionaire Manhattan mom (according to the NY Post).

This is how it works. All you have to do is hire a "Dream Tours guide" for about a $1000 a day to pose as family members so they and their rich kids can jump to the front lines at the Magical Kingdom. And the best part is: It Works!

One Manhattan mom reports: “My daughter waited one minute to get on ‘It’s a Small World’ — the other kids had to wait 2 1/2 hours. You can’t go to Disney without a tour concierge. This is how the 1 percent does Disney.”

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Boss Bloomberg of New York now fights with The New York Times

The New York Times slammed Mayor Bloomberg. He called the paper racist. The paper called him absurd. David Freedlander on why Gotham’s latest slugfest has gotten so out of hand.