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All Prime Members Now Have Access to Amazon's Press-to-Buy Dash Buttons
Amazon

All Prime Members Now Have Access to Amazon's Press-to-Buy Dash Buttons

With the tagline "Place it. Press it. Get it," Amazon is doubling down on creating an even more seamless shopping experience for members of its paid service.
Laura Entis
This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion
Valuations

This Father-and-Son Cyber Security Firm Is Now Valued at $3.5 Billion

The company, founded in 2007, raised $120 million in its latest funding round.
Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in California Lawsuit
Uber

Uber Drivers Granted Class Action Status in California Lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks to designate drivers as employees, not independent contractors.
Beth Comstock Named Vice Chair at General Electric
Leadership

Beth Comstock Named Vice Chair at General Electric

She's the first woman to hold that title in the history of the company.
One of the Most Famous Logos in the World Just Got a Makeover
Google

One of the Most Famous Logos in the World Just Got a Makeover

Google has, once again, redesigned its logo.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Hit With Lawsuit Over GMO-Free Menu Claims
Legal Issues

Chipotle Hit With Lawsuit Over GMO-Free Menu Claims

A California woman has accused the burrito chain of false advertising.
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Identical Twin Girls
Marissa Mayer

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Identical Twin Girls

She made the announcement in a blog post, adding that she will be 'taking limited time away and working throughout.'
Laura Entis
LinkedIn Just Completely Revamped Its Messaging Tool
Linkedin

LinkedIn Just Completely Revamped Its Messaging Tool

The professional networking service is more chat-like, complete with emoji and GIFs.
Kia Kokalitcheva
McDonald's Is Ditching Margarine for Butter
McDonalds

McDonald's Is Ditching Margarine for Butter

The beleaguered fast food company will be using real butter in McMuffins and other menu items cooked with biscuits and bagels.
Katie Little
Ashley Madison Claims 'Hundreds of Thousands' of New Users Have Created Accounts in the Last Week
Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison Claims 'Hundreds of Thousands' of New Users Have Created Accounts in the Last Week

The company's latest blog post reads like a weak, desperate attempt to save face.
Laura Entis
Simpsons Co-Creator's Memorabilia Is Going to Auction
Auction

Simpsons Co-Creator's Memorabilia Is Going to Auction

The auction house anticipates that the sale of Sam Simon's collection will bring in more than $10 million.
EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a Job
Job seekers

EHarmony Now Wants to Find You a Date and a Job

The dating site is set to launch a job recruitment arm of its business called Elevated Careers in 2016.
Teacher Gets to Keep Job Despite Being Tardy 111 Times in Two Years
Employment Issues

Teacher Gets to Keep Job Despite Being Tardy 111 Times in Two Years

Be glad you don't have this guy working for you.
Ray Hennessey
Ashley Madison CEO Is Stepping Down
Leadership

Ashley Madison CEO Is Stepping Down

Not entirely unexpected.
Laura Entis