• Forbes, February 27, 2012

  • By: Forbes
  • Narrated by: Ken Borgers
  • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
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  • Release date: 02-27-12
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Forbes

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Welcome to Forbes for February 27th, 2012 from Audible. This edition contains seven feature articles.

In the cover story: “Comeback Billionaire: How Adelson Dominates Chinese Gambling and U.S. Politics” - Near default three years ago, Sheldon Adelson has made more money than anyone in America since, dominating Chinese gambling—and U.S. politics. A full-access tour of his $25 billion comeback.

Also, “China's Other Big Gambler” - Steve Wynn is trying to bring his Vegas high-roller magic to Macao. But Adelson, for now, is playing the hot hand.

Next, “The Teen, The Billionaire and the Revolutionary Search Tool” - Li Ka-shing is betting 16-year-old Nick D'Aloisio can build a better Google.

We'll also tell you about, “Facebook's Top Cop: Joe Sullivan” - Sullivan hunts down the bad guys drawn to the world's largest social network. How far will be go to keep the site safe--and still protect your privacy?

Then, “Knewton is Building the World's Smartest Tutor - Students learn differently, yet they're taught the same way. Knewton has technology to adapt courses to kids.

Followed by, “With Facebook IPO, Know What You're Buying” - There are far cheaper ways to bet on the future of the digital economy.

And in our final story, “Nascar Gets Back on Track” - There is optimism in Nascar's garages after a multiyear slide that saw fans and sponsors abandon the sport. TV ratings for the season increased 10%, attendance at the tracks stabilized and 18 different drivers found the winner's circle in 2011.

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