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Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.
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Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.

In a deal rumored to be worth just under $10 million, Etsy has acquired Grand St., an online marketplace where indie hardware makers vend cutting-edge tech.
Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry
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Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

Amazon Prime members can now have big boxes filled with regular-sized household items delivered at a flat rate.
Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes
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Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes

When Netflix raised its subscription prices two years ago, users rebelled. This time, the company is doing it differently.
Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game
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Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game

The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software.
OK, You Can Sue Us: General Mills Scraps Controversial Terms of Service Updates
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OK, You Can Sue Us: General Mills Scraps Controversial Terms of Service Updates

Bowing to customer outrage, the food giant has done an about-face on its terms of service.
Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government
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Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government

You may be able to order pouches of powdered vodka, Cosmopolitans and 'Powderitas' as soon as this fall.
3 Entrepreneurs Who Turned Easter Into Sweet Business
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3 Entrepreneurs Who Turned Easter Into Sweet Business

Candy and Easter go hand in hand. Some of the sweet treats in your basket are also big business for these companies.
Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service
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Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target's online subscription service launched in September with just 150 baby-care items. Now, it's increasing its product offering tenfold, offering everything from K-cups to dog food for regular delivery.
Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach
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Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company
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Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

The American food manufacturer has made an unprecedented sneaky, (anti)social media move to keep itself out of court.
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation
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Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation

Mt. Gox isn't rising from the ashes after all and its customers will likely never see the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the shattered exchange lost.
$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle
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$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly.
Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time
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Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet.
Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?
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Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?

Some say the key to creating hundreds of thousands of jobs may soon be on a desktop near you.
American Airlines Shows Off Swanky New Cabins
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American Airlines Shows Off Swanky New Cabins

The air carrier is planning to make its cabins feel more like ‘sky hotels.'
 5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business
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5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business

An inside look at business owners who are creating jobs and providing communities across the globe a chance to earn a living wage.
Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program
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Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program

Office supply store hopes to 'demystify' the technology for small business owners.
Is It Time to Call Tesla the Future of Made In America? Not Quite.
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Is It Time to Call Tesla the Future of Made In America? Not Quite.

A new report from Morgan Stanley predicts that soon, Tesla will outstrip Ford on the 'American-Made' index. But economically speaking, that may not matter.
Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'
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Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop.
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin
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GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series
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Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series

Taking a page from Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, Yahoo is reportedly entering the content production arena.
Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie
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Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren't the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.
Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries
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Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name.
NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space
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NYC Landmark Prohibits Chain Stores From Leasing Vacated Space

When a Starbucks lease ends in May, the independently-owned Café Grumpy is slated to move into Grand Central Terminal.
Paula Deen Abruptly Shuts Down Restaurant Without Informing Employees
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Paula Deen Abruptly Shuts Down Restaurant Without Informing Employees

The former Food Network star shuttered Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House, which she co-owned with her brother for over 10 years.
Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users
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Yahoo Unveils Massive New Encryption Scheme to Protect Users

Online privacy champion Alex Stamos is making it a lot tougher for hackers and spies to snoop around Yahoo's insides. Here's what you need to know.
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