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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
Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka
Technology

Hershey's Foray Into 3-D Printing Could Allow You to Be Your Own Willy Wonka

A multi-year agreement between a 3-D printing tech company and a global leader in chocolate could bring sweet results.
Brian Patrick Eha
Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source
Starting a Business

Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

These companies provide an avenue to bring your ideas to the marketplace with little cost to you.
Christopher Hawker
Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say
Technology

Target, Neiman Marcus Credit Card Hacks Could Be More Widespread, Experts Say

Agencies warn that malicious software that targets POS units has 'potentially infected a large number' of retailers.
Jason Fell
Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King
Marketing

Contently's New $9 Million Crown Proves Content Is King

Contently, a startup transforming the way journalists and marketing companies do business, has raised $9 million in Series B funding.
Catherine Clifford
LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire
Marketing

LISTEN: Marc Ecko on How to Build a Memorable Brand Like a Billionaire

The fashion pioneer talks about what it takes to grow a successful business and become your own personal version of greatness.
Lewis Howes
Target's Security Breach Stresses the Need for Better Cyber Security
Technology

Target's Security Breach Stresses the Need for Better Cyber Security

Criminals are getting more clever in the theft of consumer information. Companies should take immediate steps to better protect sensitive data.
Eric Basu
U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality
Technology

U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality

In a ruling published Tuesday, a Washington D.C. court struck down portions of the Federal Communications Commission's rules.
Catherine Clifford
Pizza Hut Wants a Bite of the By-the-Slice Business
Franchises

Pizza Hut Wants a Bite of the By-the-Slice Business

For the first time ever, Pizza Hut is selling pizza by the slice in new stores, as well as rolling out digital menu boards and deck ovens.
Kate Taylor
Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million
Technology

Groupon Scoops Up Fashion Flash-Sale Site Ideeli for a Cool $43 Million

The Chicago-based daily deal giant takes another step in its quest to become your go-to destination for doing or buying 'anything, anytime, anywhere.'
Catherine Clifford
Remember 'Draw Something'? Its Founder Is Now Writing Something -- A Screenplay.
Technology

Remember 'Draw Something'? Its Founder Is Now Writing Something -- A Screenplay.

Draw Something creator Charles Forman has written a film treatment about the unintended consequences of civilian drones -- and now he wants your feedback.
Geoff Weiss
HBO Hedges on Social Media to Reach 'Challenging' Demographic
Marketing

HBO Hedges on Social Media to Reach 'Challenging' Demographic

In an unprecedented move, the network uploaded the first two episodes of 'Girls' onto its YouTube channel this morning, hoping to engage the show's online fan base.
Geoff Weiss