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Google to Hand Out 'Infinity Million' Dollars to Hackers Who Break Into Google Chrome
Hackathons

Google to Hand Out 'Infinity Million' Dollars to Hackers Who Break Into Google Chrome

The search giant retires its annual hackathon, replaces it with an around-the-clock program that allows hackers to submit (and get paid for) finding bugs anytime, from anywhere.
Laura Entis
Apple Ordered to Pay $533 Million for Patent Infringement
Patents

Apple Ordered to Pay $533 Million for Patent Infringement

A federal jury in Texas found that its iTunes software infringed three patents owned by patent licensing firm Smartflash LLC.
9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company
Young Entrepreneurs

9-Year-Old Entrepreneur Launches Teeth-Friendly Lollipop Company

Zollipops are the creation of one innovative, young thinker who knew there was a market for treats that tasted good and were good for you.
Adam Toren
From Bacon and Eggs to Parcels and Packages: Waffle House Joins Roadie in Sharing Economy Partnership
Business Partnership

From Bacon and Eggs to Parcels and Packages: Waffle House Joins Roadie in Sharing Economy Partnership

The ubiquitous diner has partnered with an Atlanta-based startup, offering its restaurants as a meeting place for the peer-to-peer delivery service's users.
Carly Okyle
Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books
Kindle Scout

Amazon Is Getting Ready to Publish Its First Batch of Crowdsourced E-Books

The first 10 books will be published on March 3, with preorders beginning today.
Laura Entis
FTC Fines Two Health Apps That 'Lack Adequate Evidence to Support Their Claims'
Health

FTC Fines Two Health Apps That 'Lack Adequate Evidence to Support Their Claims'

Both apps said they could diagnose melanoma via simple smartphone snapshots.
Laura Entis
Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews
Legal

Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews

The embattled crowdsourced review platform returns to court again but this time it is on the other side of the legal line.
Nina Zipkin
Apple to Spend $1.9 Billion on New European Data Centers
Apple

Apple to Spend $1.9 Billion on New European Data Centers

The facilities are expected to be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs.
FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition
Genetic testing

FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition

It's a small but definite step towards 23andMe's goal of selling DNA kits again.
Laura Entis
RadioShack Cleared to Sell Leases to 1,100 Abandoned Stores
Bankruptcy

RadioShack Cleared to Sell Leases to 1,100 Abandoned Stores

The bankrupt electronics retailer needs to figure out what to do with the stores that are closing at the end of the month.
Report: Apple Cars Could Be Here as Soon as 2020
Electric Cars

Report: Apple Cars Could Be Here as Soon as 2020

The electric vehicle space is heating up.
Laura Entis
Lawsuits Facing Uber and Lyft Could Alter the Sharing Economy
Sharing Economy

Lawsuits Facing Uber and Lyft Could Alter the Sharing Economy

Some drivers of those companies argue they've been misclassified as independent contractors and want full employee status.
Kate Rogers
Sony's Latest Plan Will Surprise You: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Sony's Latest Plan Will Surprise You: Your Weekly News Roundup

Sony's grand plan to boost profits and what entrepreneurs can learn from the Westminster Dog Show.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All
Millennials

What Millennials Want in a Workplace Really Isn't So Crazy After All

A new study from IBM posits that the generations are more similar that we might think.
Nina Zipkin