The highest paid internships
The top 10 highest paid U.S. internships, all at technology companies, pay interns considerably more than the median household income of $53,046. At Twitter, which ranked No. 3, an intern earns the equivalent of an $81,492 annual salary.
Who's the richest person in the world?
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has reclaimed the throne as the world’s richest person, topping Forbes’s annual ranking of world billionaires with a fortune of $76 billion. The 2014 Forbes list included a record 1,645 billionaires, with an average net worth of $4.7 billion and a total net worth of $6.4 trillion.
Michael Jordan's earnings
Former NBA player Michael Jordan earned an estimated $90 million in 2013—much of it from Nike’s Air Jordan line of sneakers. That amounts to higher earnings than any current or retired athlete apart from boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.
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Sales of tablet computers jump
Global sales of tablet computers reached 195.4 million units in 2013, jumping 68 percent from 116.3 million the previous year.
TV industry outshines digital video
The Internet has hardly trumped television. The 90 percent of Americans who watch TV—an audience of 283 million people—consume an average of 146 hours of programming a month, compared with just 12 hours of online video watched by 155 million viewers. Despite all the buzz around digital video, that industry is worth just $3.5 billion, not even 5 percent of the $74 billion television industry.