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Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.
Fab

Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.

Less than a year and a half ago, the ecommerce company raised $150 million at a $1 billion valuation. Today, the company is reportedly on the block for $15 million.
Laura Entis
It May Cost Less to Fill Up Over the Holidays, But Don't Expect Discounts on Other Travel
Travel

It May Cost Less to Fill Up Over the Holidays, But Don't Expect Discounts on Other Travel

Holiday travel spending is expected to soar to $83 billion this year.
Gabrielle Karol
Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More
Immigration

Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More

Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards.
Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide
Mobile Payments

Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide

Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced today that the mobile payments company is now localized for 130 internationally currencies.
Kate Taylor
Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals
Holiday Sales

Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals

Tired of retailers flooding your inbox with promises of big deals? You're not the only one.
Krystina Gustafson
JetBlue to Charge for Checked Bags in New Fare Class
Travel

JetBlue to Charge for Checked Bags in New Fare Class

The changes come amid pressure from analysts for not adding fees in step with other carriers.
Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate
Legal Issues

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate

The massive project -- which could have benefited businesses large and small and created thousands of jobs -- faced mounting opposition from environmentalists and politicians.
Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen
Fast Casual Restaurants

Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen

Shake Shack's founder Daniel Meyer, billionaire Steve Case and other investors are sold on the healthy, seasonal fast-casual.
Kate Taylor
A Brief History of Uber's Controversies
Uber

A Brief History of Uber's Controversies

It's not just one scandal, it's a long string of them.
Erin Griffith
'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
Culture

'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Laura Entis
Uber Rides Into New PR Storm Over Digging Dirt on Hostile Press
Marketing mistakes

Uber Rides Into New PR Storm Over Digging Dirt on Hostile Press

A senior vice president said the company should hire investigators to expose details of critics' private lives.
Geoffrey Smith
Get Ready for the 'Achocolypse': The World Is Running Out of Chocolate
Chocolate

Get Ready for the 'Achocolypse': The World Is Running Out of Chocolate

The chocolate industry already can't keep up with how much we want to eat, and it's only getting worse.
Kate Taylor
Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'
Partnerships

Uber Teams Up With Spotify So Passengers Can Play 'Backseat DJs'

The ridesharing service and the music-streaming service, which have each helped disrupt their respective industries, have formed an interesting partnership.
Laura Entis