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Report: As Negotiations Falter, Amazon Takes Aim at Publishing Giant Hachette
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Report: As Negotiations Falter, Amazon Takes Aim at Publishing Giant Hachette

Browsing for works by Malcolm Gladwell or JD Salinger on Amazon? The online giant would prefer you purchase something else instead.
It's Official: Netflix Raises Prices by $1 a Month
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It's Official: Netflix Raises Prices by $1 a Month

Netflix raised its subscription prices for the first time in three years, but only on new customers.
Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC
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Snapchat's Legal Woes to 'Disappear' After Reaching Settlement With the FTC

While Snapchat's snaps don’t necessarily disappear as advertised, the company is also facing heat about the deceptive way in which it unknowingly culled user data.
Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators
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Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

An Australian company wants to drop sandwiches from the sky in New York City, but the whole concept seems like pie in the sky.
Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown
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Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown

While a riveted audience gawks on, PayPal has responded to the Twitter tirade of former employee Rakesh Agrawal, calling his meltdown 'tasteless' and 'worrisome.'
Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products
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Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products

Powerade lovers decided they were tired of sipping on a chemical banned in the EU. Now, Coke is listening.
How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off
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How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
Fallen Giants: Iconic Companies That Disappeared
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Fallen Giants: Iconic Companies That Disappeared

Companies that seem invincible now might not be around forever. Here's a look back at some mega brands that have faded away.
From Tattoo Parlors to Coffee Shops, a National Celebration of Small Businesses
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From Tattoo Parlors to Coffee Shops, a National Celebration of Small Businesses

National Small Business Week runs from May 12 to 16 this year, with events being held in cities from San Francisco to Washington.
Another Mega Merger: AT&T Reportedly Eyeing $40 Billion Purchase of DirecTV
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Another Mega Merger: AT&T Reportedly Eyeing $40 Billion Purchase of DirecTV

A new report alleges telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about a merger that could be worth as much as $40 billion.
Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads
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Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads

The company said it will soon make similar changes for all Google Apps customers.
More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages
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More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages

Fewer higher-paying positions have replaced the jobs lost during the recession, according to new analysis.
'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost
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'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost

Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet
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AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet

The telecommunications company said that by late 2015, it would build a new air-to-ground network based on 4G LTE, creating a better wireless experience on continental flights.
Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?
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Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?

Pastry chef Dominique Ansel may have turned out one too many buzz-friendly mashups to be taken seriously.
This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma
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This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma

A new kind of plastic lid promises to give coffee drinkers a stronger whiff of their beverage.
'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality
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'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?
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Are Retailers Missing Out on Mobile?

By the end of the year, $1.5 trillion worth of in-store sales could be influenced by mobile devices.
Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit
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Report: Tech Giants to Pay $324 Million to Settle No-Hiring Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have settled a suit that accused the firms of conspiring not to hire one another’s engineers.
Step Aside, Silicon Valley: 7 Startups to Watch in the South
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Step Aside, Silicon Valley: 7 Startups to Watch in the South

These innovative companies span fields and are saving big on overhead.
When Founders Leave the Companies They Started
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When Founders Leave the Companies They Started

Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.
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.
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