The numbers for July 18, 2013: Battle by numbers

1 kg

Dubai is trying to battle obesity. The country is offering people one gram of gold (about $45) for each kilogram (about 2.2 pounds) lost in a 30-day challenge. (Huff Po)

7/24

Don't got the votes? Delay the battle. Dell computer is postponing the shareholder vote on founder Michael Dell's buyout proposal. It is rescheduled for July 24. (USA Today)

$17 billion

Battle.com, or Battle.kosher? An Internet organizing body is meeting this week to determine who can control the web suffix "dot-kosher." The decision is pitting Jewish groups against each other in a dispute that could determine the future of the $17 billion kosher market. (Bloomberg)

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Katie Long is a contributing digital producer for Marketplace Morning Report and Marketplace Tech.
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