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Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson: 'Now Is the Right Time to Step Away'
Controversies

Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson: 'Now Is the Right Time to Step Away'

The controversial leader resigned from the company's board today, after having stepped down as chairman in 2013.
Uber Will Improve Privacy, Data Security Following Report
Uber

Uber Will Improve Privacy, Data Security Following Report

The ride service said it will provide training for employees, making policies easier for customers to understand, and tightening access controls.
Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event
Mentors

Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event

Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.
Grinchy Hackers Spoil Christmas for Xbox and PlayStation Gamers Everywhere
Hackers

Grinchy Hackers Spoil Christmas for Xbox and PlayStation Gamers Everywhere

How the Lizard Squad stole Christmas from millions of gaming fans.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO
American Apparel

American Apparel Officially Fires Founder Dov Charney, Hires Its First Female CEO

Six months after suspending him for alleged sexual misconduct, American Apparel pulls the trigger and cuts ties with its controversial founder.
Laura Entis
Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'
Privacy concerns

Uber Says Only Some Employees Have Access to 'God View'

The tool was also shown to some third parties in a presentation view, the on-demand car service said.
How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots
Overcoming Obstacles

How One St. Louis Business Owner Stays Open After the Ferguson Riots

Entrepreneurs are trying to make the best of a bad situation.
Everett Rosenfeld
A Brief History of Uber's Controversies
Uber

A Brief History of Uber's Controversies

It's not just one scandal, it's a long string of them.
Erin Griffith
Regret Swiping Left on Tinder? Soon You Can Pay to Undo It.
Apps

Regret Swiping Left on Tinder? Soon You Can Pay to Undo It.

The online dating service is planning to roll out a premium version of its app.
Nina Zipkin
Tinder Co-Founder Sean Rad Out as CEO
Tinder

Tinder Co-Founder Sean Rad Out as CEO

Investor IAC will keep Rad on until it finds an 'Eric Schmidt-like' replacement.
Jason Fell
Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes
Halloween

Wal-Mart Eats Humble Pie After Publishing 'Fat Girl' Halloween Costumes

Because plus-sized women aren't 'fat-shamed' enough. Rollback that self-esteem, ladies.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Toys 'R' Us Slammed for Selling 'Breaking Bad' Dolls With Faux Bags of Meth
Controversies

Toys 'R' Us Slammed for Selling 'Breaking Bad' Dolls With Faux Bags of Meth

Parents are outraged over the toy chain's bizarre decision to sell drug-dealing action figures.
Laura Entis
Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment
Asking For a Raise

Microsoft CEO: 'I Was Completely Wrong' About Gender Comment

Satya Nadella says he was thinking of his own 22-year climb up Microsoft's corporate ladder, though he says now that he encourages women to speak up.
Geoff Weiss
Taco Bell's New Sister Restaurant Apologizes for 'Communist' Logo
Branding

Taco Bell's New Sister Restaurant Apologizes for 'Communist' Logo

Vietnamese sandwich concept Banh Shop promises to change its logo after Vietnamese-Americans called out Taco Bell's parent company for the red star design.
Kate Taylor