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Best of Google's April Fools' Jokes

If you go to Google Maps this April Fools' you'll be in for a surprise. Every year Google does something to celebrate the occasion. Bloomberg takes a look at some of the best.

Is Online Fashion a Technology Business?

Yoox SpA agreed to buy Cie. Financiere Richemont SA’s Net-a-Porter business in an all-stock deal that creates the world’s biggest online luxury-goods retailer. Kantar Retail Digital Insights Director Stephen Mader speaks on “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Nigeria Faces Transition as Buhari Wins Presidency

Neil Shearing, chief emerging market economist at Capital Economics, and Bloomberg’s Gavin Serkin examine what lies ahead for Nigeria with the election of former military ruler Muhammadi Buhari as the nation’s new president. They speak on “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Brazil’s Fiscal Target Focus Comes Too Late: Shearing

Neil Shearing, chief emerging market economist at Capital Economics, discusses the issues affecting the Brazilian economy and President Dilma Rousseff’s comments that the government will do whatever it takes to meet its fiscal targets this year. He speaks on “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Iran Talk Spark Optimism as U.K. Sees `Broad Framework’

Talks between Iran and world powers on the nation’s nuclear program have been extended by a day as signs of optimism emerge with comments from U.K. Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond speaking of reaching a “broad framework.” Bloomberg’s Elliott Gotkine reports on “The Pulse.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Russia Managing to Avoid GDP Growth Collapse: Kalen

Phoenix Kalen, emerging markets strategist at Societe Generale, examines the Russian economy and the risks that may push the nation into recession. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Anna Edwards on “On The Move.” (Source: Bloomberg)

EU Can’t Set Exit Precedent With Greece: Bill Street

Bill Street of State Street Global Advisors discusses the prospects of a compromise on Greek debt and the global economic impact of a U.S. rate hike along with cheaper oil prices. He speaks on “On The Move.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Can European Stocks Extend Rally Into Second Quarter?

David Stubbs, global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses the state of European equities coming off their best first-quarter since 1998, the possibility of euro/dollar parity and offers his outlook for China and Japan. He speaks on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Luxury

Hands-On With Cadillac CT6: The New Sedan Taking On BMW

Cadillac has unveiled its new flagship sedan, the CT6. This is the car the Detroit automaker created to take on the likes of the BMW 5- and 6-Series, and the Mercedes-Benz E Class. It’s one of eight all-new vehicles the brand will launch by the end of the decade. (Source: Bloomberg)

Tim Gunn: `Making It Work' in Fashion and Business

Author and Television Personality Tim Gunn discusses his new book, "The Natty Professor: A Masterclass on Mentoring, Motivating and Making It Work!, and the fashion industry with Pimm Fox on “Taking Stock.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Dufry to Buy Rival World Duty Free for $2.8B

Switzerland’s Dufry AG plans to acquire Italian rival World Duty Free SpA for 2.6 billion euros ($2.8 billion), forming an industry-leading business that will control almost a quarter of the airport retail market. Bloomberg’s Betty Liu reports on “Big Number” on “In The Loop.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Prada Full-Year Profit Drops 28%

The slowdown in China has hurt earnings at Prada. The luxury brand posted a 28% fall in profit last year as fewer Chinese shoppers splurged. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Drinking in Profits: Fine Wines as an Investment

Woolf Sung Founder and CEO Sebastian Woolf discusses investing in fine wine as an alternative investment with Bloomberg’s Caroline Hyde and Manus Cranny on “Countdown.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Surveillance

Is Nigeria Ready for a Potential Transfer of Power?

Gideon Rose, editor at Foreign Affairs magazine, discusses the Nigerian elections and the impact of the elections on the nation’s economy. He speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

What Changes if We Get a Better Deal With Iran?

Bloomberg’s Tom Keene, Brendan Greeley and Olivia Sterns look at the Twitter question of the day. Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose also speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Comcast Invests $4B in CFO Angelakis’ New Venture

Comcast has announced a $4 billion investment in a new company formed with Chief Financial Officer Michael Angelakis to focus on investing in and operating growth-oriented companies. Bloomberg’s Tom Keene and Brandan Greeley report on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Operation Charlie Foxtrot: David Rothkopf

On “Morning Must Read,” Bloomberg’s Olivia Sterns recaps the op-ed pieces and analyst notes that provide insight into today's headlines. Foreign Affairs Editor Gideon Rose also speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Bloomberg West

Arkansas Backs Religious Freedom: Bloomberg West (03/31)

Full episode of "Bloomberg West." Guests include: Cloudera's Mike Olson, Andreessen Horowitz' Steven Sinofsky, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe's Lynne Hermle, National Music Publishers Association's David Israelite and Blockchain Technology Consumer Solutions' Charles Allen. (Source: Bloomberg)

Will Jay Z's Subscription-Only Model Impact Spotify?

National Music Publishers’ Association CEO David Israelite and Bloomberg’s David Gura examine Jay Z’s Tidal Tunes music service. They speak with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Kleiner Attorney Denies Existence of Gender Bias in Tech

Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Partner Lynne Hermle discusses the Ellen Pao trial and alleged gender discrimination among technology companies. She speaks with Bloomberg’s Cory Johnson on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Why Best Buy and Visa Work With Tanium

Andreessen Horowitz Board Partner Steven Sinofsky discusses the challenges of protecting corporate networks from hackers. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.” (Source: Bloomberg)

With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect (03/31/15)

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann are joined by Former U.S. Senator and New York Knick Bill Bradley on "With All Due Respect."

With All Due Respect (03/30/15)

Mark Halperin and Phil Mattingly are joined by the New York Times’ David Sanger and Bloomberg’s Indira Lakshmanan on "With All Due Respect."