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Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App
Messaging

Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App

Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform.
Geoff Weiss
Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike
Chocolate

Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

As cocoa prices hit a three year high, chocolate makers are being forced to charge more for their sweet treats.
Kate Taylor
Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Conducting Business Abroad

On trips abroad, the local customs, dress code and etiquette are often very different.
Richard Branson
Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.
Productivity

Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.

A transplant from the U.S. to Hong Kong cites his newfound efficiency. Telecommuting can work, he argues.
Joshua Steimle
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Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205
Technology

Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205

A six-liter bottle of rare Macallan 'M' whisky became the most expensive bottle ever sold at an auction.
Laura Entis
New Year, New Expansion: McDonald's to Open First Restaurant in Vietnam
Franchises

New Year, New Expansion: McDonald's to Open First Restaurant in Vietnam

Despite struggling with sales in Asia, McDonald's will open its first restaurant in Vietnam in 2014.
Kate Taylor
Moving Your Business to Asia? Beware the Beijing Bump
Growth Strategies

Moving Your Business to Asia? Beware the Beijing Bump

The latest cost of living survey from ECA International shows that China became more expensive in 2013 and Japan less so.
Catherine Clifford
Travel Checklist: What One Entrepreneur Can't Fly Without
Growth Strategies

Travel Checklist: What One Entrepreneur Can't Fly Without

We take a peek inside the backpack of Tate Chalk, founder of apparel brand Nfinity, who travels frequently to Asia and other destinations.
Rod Kurtz
Headed to Asia for Business? Pack These Networking Tips
Growth Strategies

Headed to Asia for Business? Pack These Networking Tips

Understanding cultural differences is becoming more important in the increasingly global economy. Consider this advice when seeking out new business connections in China and elsewhere in Asia.
Ivan Misner
Despite the Slowdown at Home, U.S. Franchises Expand Abroad
Franchises

Despite the Slowdown at Home, U.S. Franchises Expand Abroad

Many American franchises are not only surviving the recession but thriving in it by expanding their operations globally.