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Budweiser's Puppies Win the Super Bowl Commercial Game
Marketing

Budweiser's Puppies Win the Super Bowl Commercial Game

Budweiser's 'Puppy Love' commercial was voted the best of the Super Bowl by fans on Hulu AdZone.
Kate Taylor
Why 'Gen Z' May Be More Entrepreneurial Than 'Gen Y'
Entrepreneurs

Why 'Gen Z' May Be More Entrepreneurial Than 'Gen Y'

Here are five important reasons why the younger generation may be more inclined to be the entrepreneurs of the near future.
Dan Schawbel
Despite Long, Litigious Past, Samsung and Google Announce 10 Year Cross-Licensing Agreement
Technology

Despite Long, Litigious Past, Samsung and Google Announce 10 Year Cross-Licensing Agreement

The agreement comes after years of patent disputes over smartphones and tablets.
Benjamin Kabin
Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)
Marketing

Chipotle Is Making a Dark Comedy Series About Industrial Farming. (Yes, Seriously.)

The burrito chain is releasing a four-part comedy series on Hulu next month that offers a satirical take on industrial farming.
Kate Taylor
IBM to Sell Server Business to China-Based Lenovo for $2.3 Billion
Technology

IBM to Sell Server Business to China-Based Lenovo for $2.3 Billion

The deal is expected to be the largest merger in Chinese history.
Benjamin Kabin
Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.
Marketing

Afraid of Sharks? No Problem. Just Check Twitter.

Scientists in Western Australia have outfitted more than 320 sharks with transmitters that trigger warning tweets when they arrive within one kilometer of popular beaches.
Geoff Weiss
$3M Jackpot: Google and Chase Give a Quarter Million Dollars to a Dozen Entrepreneurs
Growth Strategies

$3M Jackpot: Google and Chase Give a Quarter Million Dollars to a Dozen Entrepreneurs

The Mission Main Street Grants Program disperses money and a trip to Google Headquarters to 12 winning small-business owners.
Catherine Clifford
South Korea Is Building What Could Be the Future Standard in Wireless Speed
Technology

South Korea Is Building What Could Be the Future Standard in Wireless Speed

The country is investing $1.5 billion to make 5G wireless internet nationally available by the end of the decade.
Nina Zipkin
Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy'
Technology

Sweet Victory: Candy Crush Developer Trademarks the Word 'Candy'

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a trademark claim filed by the social game company, King. Now, Apple is notifying app developers in breach of the ruling.
Geoff Weiss
Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool
Marketing

Predictions for 2014: Facebook Ads Dominate and Minecraft as a Tool

Get ahead of the curve with these tips from marketing pro Perry Marshall.
Perry Marshall
Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs
Marketing

Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

The popular social-media site is toying with the idea of allowing users to add the animated images to their pinboards.
Geoff Weiss
Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion
Finance

Head in the Clouds: Dropbox Reportedly Valued at $10 Billion

In its latest round of fundraising, the cloud storage company raised a reported $250 to $400 million at a valuation of $10 billion.
Geoff Weiss
Spotify Musicians Can Now Sell Merchandise on Their Artist Pages
Technology

Spotify Musicians Can Now Sell Merchandise on Their Artist Pages

Hoping to improve its artist relations, Spotify is letting musicians sell merchandise through their profile pages without taking a commission.
Nina Zipkin