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While Subscription Services Are on Fire, Flash Sales Are Fizzling (Infographic)
Subscription Businesses

While Subscription Services Are on Fire, Flash Sales Are Fizzling (Infographic)

The trajectories of the two business models diverged sharply over the past couple years, although both continue to struggle with customer retention.
Laura Entis
Apple's Beats Music Draws Antitrust Scrutiny Over Deals With Record Labels
Antitrust

Apple's Beats Music Draws Antitrust Scrutiny Over Deals With Record Labels

The iPhone maker prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service.
Tinder's Sean Rad: 'Who We Are as a Company Isn't Necessarily About a Swipe'
Tinder

Tinder's Sean Rad: 'Who We Are as a Company Isn't Necessarily About a Swipe'

The president of the popular dating app hinted at the company's future.
Nina Zipkin
JetBlue Flights Are About to Get a Lot More Entertaining
Streaming

JetBlue Flights Are About to Get a Lot More Entertaining

Thanks to Amazon. Here's why.
T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver
Competition

T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver

T-Mobile has co-opted an existing Verizon ad campaign and is offering Verizon customers a free two-week trial in hopes of luring them away from the provider.
Geoff Weiss
Why Google Is About to Get Even Better at Knowing Your Schedule
Acquisitions

Why Google Is About to Get Even Better at Knowing Your Schedule

The search giant's acquisition of Timeful is a play to make products such as Gmail, Calendar and Inbox more efficient at organizing and scheduling events.
Laura Entis
Sheryl Sandberg's Husband Dave Goldberg Died After Hotel Gym Accident
Entrepreneurs

Sheryl Sandberg's Husband Dave Goldberg Died After Hotel Gym Accident

A memorial service for the SurveyMonkey CEO will be held today at Stanford University.
FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'
Net Neutrality

FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'

FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'
Nina Zipkin
Dave Goldberg, Entrepreneur and Husband of Sheryl Sandberg, Dies at 47
Entrepreneurs

Dave Goldberg, Entrepreneur and Husband of Sheryl Sandberg, Dies at 47

Goldberg and Sandberg married in 2004 and had two children.
Lauren Covello
U.S. Entrepreneurs, AlleyNYC Rally to Send Aid to Nepal
Leadership

U.S. Entrepreneurs, AlleyNYC Rally to Send Aid to Nepal

Entrepreneurs from around the world have become leading fundraisers for aid to help the survivors in the massive earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday.
Ray Hennessey
Early Music Streaming Service Grooveshark Shuts Down to Settle Infringement
Legal Issues

Early Music Streaming Service Grooveshark Shuts Down to Settle Infringement

So ends a four-year legal battle with major record companies.
Controversial Anonymous App Secret Shuts Down
Apps

Controversial Anonymous App Secret Shuts Down

CEO David Byttow said he is returning money to investors instead of pivoting the company.
Nina Zipkin
Salesforce May Be Up for Sale
Acquisitions

Salesforce May Be Up for Sale

The cloud computing giant is reportedly listening to takeover offers. Could Microsoft be interested?
What Businesses Can Learn From Facebook's Internet.org
Internet.org

What Businesses Can Learn From Facebook's Internet.org

Lesson One: By giving, you have a greater chance of gaining new customers.
Benoit Gruber