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Mega Brands Collide: Soon, You Can Order 'Oprah Chai Tea' at Starbucks
Starbucks

Mega Brands Collide: Soon, You Can Order 'Oprah Chai Tea' at Starbucks

In Oprah's first ever alignment with another brand, Oprah Chai will play a key role in Starbucks' budding tea business.
Kate Taylor
Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango
Social Media

Alibaba Wages $215 Million to Dance With Messaging App Tango

On the heels of WhatsApp's $19 billion acquisition by Facebook, the Chinese web titan dominated the latest round of fundraising for rival messaging platform Tango.
Geoff Weiss
Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon
Bitcoin

Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'
Wearable Tech

Google Gets More Serious About Wearables With 'Android Wear'

The tech giant creates a a new platform for its expanding network of wearable devices.
Jason Fell
Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances
Bitcoin

Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

At least we know customer funds are safe at Blockchain, but what about those suddenly available to view over at Mt. Gox?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got
Innovators

13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Some of the world's top thinkers share the advice that led them towards their success today.
Nina Zipkin
Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations
Uber

Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations

Uber adds to its string of recent PR disasters with a report that the company created artificial surge pricing conditions by keeping some of its drivers off the road.
Laura Entis
U.S. Nutrition Labels Get a Makeover, But New Version Won't Be Seen for Years
FDA

U.S. Nutrition Labels Get a Makeover, But New Version Won't Be Seen for Years

The FDA's proposed new nutrition labels intend to make healthy shopping easier for families, saving on health-care costs in the long run.
Kate Taylor
Tesla Seeks $1.6 Billion to Build a 'Gigafactory'
Innovators

Tesla Seeks $1.6 Billion to Build a 'Gigafactory'

Elon Musk's electric car company has ambitious plans -- and needs a lot of money to make them happen.
Jason Fell
Google Lobbyists Rally as States Consider Restrictions on 'Glass'
Legal

Google Lobbyists Rally as States Consider Restrictions on 'Glass'

Google has deployed lobbyists to argue restrictions on wearing Glass while driving proposed by officials in Illinois, Delaware and Missouri.
Geoff Weiss
Netflix Co-Founder Not a Fan of 'Binge-Watching'
Netflix

Netflix Co-Founder Not a Fan of 'Binge-Watching'

Netflix's Mitch Lowe says releasing original series all at once isn't a long-term solution for building an audience.
The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO
Growth Strategies

The Cloud Wars Rage On: Dropbox Raises Mega Money as Box Has Reportedly Filed for IPO

After weeks of speculation, SEC documents confirm that San Francisco-based Dropbox has raised another monster-sized round of cash.
Catherine Clifford
Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

Left Unchecked, Innovation Could Derail Your Business

If not properly evaluated, advances could cause disruptions that destroy your company.
Tom Cochran
Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview
Samsung Galaxy

Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone: A Quick Preview

Dying to know what the latest generation of Samsung's flagship phone will be like? Here are the details.
Jason Fell