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Apple Settles Over eBook Lawsuit, Avoids a Jury Trial

The terms, which are undisclosed, are contingent on the outcome of Apple's appeal of an antitrust ruling that it conspired with five major publishers...

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Facebook Launches Slingshot, Its Snapchat Competitor

The new ephemeral messaging app is a familiar concept with an interesting and risky twist.

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Your Customers Can Now Direct Message You on Yelp

The new direct-messaging tool aims 'to ensure people never have to leave Yelp to find all the info their hearts' desire,' the company said.

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On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors

A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and...

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FCC Chairman Derided as 'Dingo' Backs Idea That Bites Broadband Industry

Chairman Tom Wheeler endorsed using the commission's regulatory authority to override state laws hobbling communities that want to build public...

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Starbucks Will Fund Online College Degrees for Thousands of Employees

College juniors and seniors who work more than 20 hours per week will be eligible to enroll in a tuition-free online program with Arizona State...

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Reports of Declining Entrepreneurship Are Not What They Seem

Entrepreneurship is alive and thriving but ill-conceived startups that attracted investors in headier times, not so much.

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PF Chang's Confirms Credit-Card Breach

The restaurant chain has moved to a manual credit-card imprinting system in the wake of a security breach.

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Priceline Snaps Up OpenTable for $2.6 Billion in Cash

The acquisition, expected to close later this year, represents the online travel company;s initial foray into the dining industry.

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With National Rollout, Will Starbucks Make Wireless Phone Charging the New Wi-Fi?

Starbucks and Powermat are rolling out wireless chargers nationwide – and maybe revolutionizing how we charge our tech forever.

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The Best Kickstarter and Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaigns to Support

Invest in these creators as they rise to the top, and see for yourself what all the fuss is about.

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Free On-Demand Webinar: How This Pending Legislation Can Impact Your Business

Watch this webinar on-demand to hear Mark Siebert discuss some of the most detrimental provisions included in the 30-part PRO Act, what this means...

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Look Who Showed Up for This Year's 'Summer Camp for Billionaires'

After a hiatus due to the pandemic, the annual Sun Valley Conference is back.

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Investigators Announce Probe Into Tesla Autopilot Crashes That Resulted in 17 Injuries and 1 Death

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced an investigation focusing on autopilot in Tesla Models Y, X, S and 3.

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Walmart Taking a Big Step Toward Cryptocurrency

The retail giant announced that it is hiring a "digital currency and cryptocurrency product lead."

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On Its 20th Birthday, 20 Fascinating Facts About Amazon That You Didn't Already Know

Jeff Bezos' father was a high-wire circus performer, and he initially wanted to call his ecommerce startup 'Relentless.'

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SXSW Festival Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats of Violence

'Maintaining civil and respectful dialogue within the big tent is more important than any particular session,' the event's director said in a...

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10 CES Gadgets From the Past That Went Nowhere

The products at Consumer Electronics Show are supposed to be the next big thing, but sometimes they disappear.

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4 Pop Culture Fixations of Elon Musk

When he's not plotting the colonization of Mars and firing rockets into orbit, the gutsy billionaire lives it up like the rest of us, only bigger.

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7 Inspiring Quotes From Oscars Acceptance Speeches

It's likely the Academy even struggled to fight the feels after these award winners took the stage.

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Mark Wahlberg's Tiny Burger Chain Is About to Blow Up

The Boston-based chain, called Wahlburgers, has signed agreements with five franchise groups to open 30 new restaurants in seven states.

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The Obsession With 'Curing' Aging Is Now Big Business

Finding ways to extend a healthy life has attracted many tens of millions in investment dollars from the likes of Google and numerous biotechnology...

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Check Out the 'Macaronut,' the Macaron-Doughnut Mashup

French pastry chef Francois Payard created the dessert hybrid.

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The 10 Most Expensive U.S Cities for Business Travelers

Thank goodness for corporate expense accounts.

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Google's 'Mic Drop' Prank Ends Very, Very Badly, But These 9 Other April Fools' Jokes Get It Right

The search giant pulled a Gmail button meant for fun after people claimed it cost them their jobs.

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Totally Real Products That Make Us Say 'WTF'

Ship a few laughs your way this April Fools' Day with these products.

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17 Incredible Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Apple

Apple is the most valuable company in the world -- and on Friday it officially turned 40 years old.

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These 8 Innovative Airplane Design Winners Are the Stuff of Travelers' Dreams

From more comfortable seating, a better entertainment system to cleaner bathrooms, we hope to see these awesome ideas on airplanes soon.

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