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Spotify Reportedly Aiming to Raise $500 Million
Venture Capital

Spotify Reportedly Aiming to Raise $500 Million

The music streaming service is working on a new round of private fundraising that could potentially delay its IPO for another year.
Shake Shack Surges in Trading Debut
IPO

Shake Shack Surges in Trading Debut

The burger chain's shares were up more than 130 percent this morning.
iPhone Sales Power Apple to Hit New Global Record: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

iPhone Sales Power Apple to Hit New Global Record: Your Weekly News Roundup

Catch the latest news on Uber and Lyft, and learn how Facebook is gearing up for Super Bowl Sunday.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Jay-Z to Acquire Scandinavian Music Streaming Company for $56 Million
Jay Z

Jay-Z to Acquire Scandinavian Music Streaming Company for $56 Million

The rapper-turned-businessman is adding to his empire, which already spans clothing and sports bars.
Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown
Comcast

Comcast Accidentally Changes Customer Name to Asshole Brown

The mass media company faces another customer-service blunder after someone tried to cancel the family's cable service.
Carly Okyle
Look Out, Outlook: Amazon Launches Workplace Email Service
Email

Look Out, Outlook: Amazon Launches Workplace Email Service

WorkMail costs $4 per user per month, and allows users to send and receive emails, organize contacts and share calendars.
Laura Entis
Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event
Mentors

Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event

Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.
Kenny G Claims He Helped Inspire the Starbucks Frappuccino
Starbucks

Kenny G Claims He Helped Inspire the Starbucks Frappuccino

The saxophonist and Starbucks investor says he played a role in convincing CEO Howard Schultz to bring the blended drink to Starbucks's menu.
Kate Taylor
Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall
Ecommerce

Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall

The Chinese e-commerce company's revenue fell short of analysts' expectations, showing signs of a slowdown in its scorching growth.
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to Retire
McDonalds

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to Retire

The company just finished one of its toughest years in decades.
How 'Precarious' Are Jawbone's Finances?
Jawbone

How 'Precarious' Are Jawbone's Finances?

A lawsuit alleges that the company's financial condition is 'perilous and currently insufficient to pay its debts.'
Contract Workers

Uber, Lyft Face Crucial Courtroom Test Over Driver Benefits

Are their drivers independent contractors or employees?
iPhone Sales Push Apple Profits to Global Record
Apple

iPhone Sales Push Apple Profits to Global Record

The tech giant's quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations.
Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company
Yahoo

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company

The tax-free spinoff is a response to shareholder pressure.