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'Smoking Gun' Evidence Could Eradicate Copyright Claims for the World's Most Popular Song
Copyrights

'Smoking Gun' Evidence Could Eradicate Copyright Claims for the World's Most Popular Song

'Happy Birthday,' which reportedly generates $2 million per year for the Warner/Chappell Music, was interjected into public domain in the 20s, according to new evidence filed in a two-year-old suit.
Geoff Weiss
FDA Bans Some Cilantro Imports After Finding Feces and Toilet Paper in Fields
FDA

FDA Bans Some Cilantro Imports After Finding Feces and Toilet Paper in Fields

The polarizing plant has been causing stomach illness outbreaks.
Kate Taylor
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York

Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
Ray Hennessey
Next Up for Amazon ... Drive-Thru Grocery Stores?
Amazon

Next Up for Amazon ... Drive-Thru Grocery Stores?

The concept would allow customers to order their groceries online, then schedule a pickup.
Facebook Defeats Shareholder Litigation Over IPO
Legal Issues

Facebook Defeats Shareholder Litigation Over IPO

The case argued that the social-media company concealed threats to its growth prospects before its May 2012 initial public offering.
De Blasio Backs Off Proposed Uber Cap -- Your Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

De Blasio Backs Off Proposed Uber Cap -- Your Weekly News

Plus: America's oldest Pizza Hut closes, teaching us the importance of changing consumer tastes.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Amazon Reports Unexpected Profit
Amazon

Amazon Reports Unexpected Profit

The ecommerce company's revenue rises about 20 percent as North America sales grow.
Maker of 'Cookie Jam' Lands $130 Million Investment From Korea's Top Gaming Giant
News and trends

Maker of 'Cookie Jam' Lands $130 Million Investment From Korea's Top Gaming Giant

Both companies are looking to grow internationally.
Nina Zipkin
In Online Sales Push, Wal-Mart Buys Out Chinese Ecommerce Firm
Acquisitions

In Online Sales Push, Wal-Mart Buys Out Chinese Ecommerce Firm

The investment will help Wal-Mart target China's fast-growing online market at a time when largely brick and mortar retailers are feeling the pinch of competition from online rivals and a slowing of the world's second-largest economy.
New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers
Regulations

New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced vocal opposition to plans to stop Uber's growth in New York.
Ray Hennessey
The Celebs Who Lashed Out at NYC's Mayor Over the Uber Cap
Uber

The Celebs Who Lashed Out at NYC's Mayor Over the Uber Cap

Ashton Kutcher, Neil Patrick Harris and Kate Upton weren't happy with Bill de Blasio's attack on the ride-sharing company.
Laura Entis
Ikea Issues Repair Kits for 27 Million Dressers After Child Deaths
IKEA

Ikea Issues Repair Kits for 27 Million Dressers After Child Deaths

The line of MALM chests and dressers has been sold since 2002.
Carly Okyle
Yahoo Fails to Soothe Investors' Fears About the Company's Future
Earnings Reports

Yahoo Fails to Soothe Investors' Fears About the Company's Future

The company boosted revenue slightly, but lost money due to traffic costs. And it failed to provide any outlook for its massive Alibaba spinoff.
Mathew Ingram
Microsoft Posts Record Loss as It Writes Down Nokia
Microsoft

Microsoft Posts Record Loss as It Writes Down Nokia

Also, demand fell for its Windows operating system.