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The Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S., According to Yelp Users
Restaurants

The Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S., According to Yelp Users

Eateries in one particular state dominated the list.
Burger King Is Starting to Sell Hot Dogs
Franchises

Burger King Is Starting to Sell Hot Dogs

'It's so obvious,' says the company's head of North American operations. 'I don't know why we didn't do this before.'
Marc Andreessen Apologizes for Tweets About India
Marc Andreesen

Marc Andreessen Apologizes for Tweets About India

The prominent venture capitalist and Facebook board director had condemned the Indian government for banning the social-media company's free Internet service.
Twitter Introduces New Timeline That Places 'Best' Tweets First
Twitter

Twitter Introduces New Timeline That Places 'Best' Tweets First

The announcement comes days after CEO Jack Dorsey softly debunked the possible change.
Carly Okyle
Government Tells Google Its A.I. Could Be Considered a Legal Driver
Self-Driving Cars

Government Tells Google Its A.I. Could Be Considered a Legal Driver

Major automakers and technology companies such as Google are racing to develop and sell vehicles that can drive themselves at least part of the time.
Breather, the App That Lets You Rent Office Space by the Hour, Is Expanding to New Cities
Business Partnership

Breather, the App That Lets You Rent Office Space by the Hour, Is Expanding to New Cities

The venture-backed startup is launching in new markets domestically and abroad.
Carly Okyle
Warner to Pay $14 Million Settlement in 'Happy Birthday' Lawsuit
News and Trends

Warner to Pay $14 Million Settlement in 'Happy Birthday' Lawsuit

Now public domain, the company will no longer collect copyright fees for the song.
Lindsay Friedman
Flashes of Light May Be a Quick Cure for Jet Lag
Sleep

Flashes of Light May Be a Quick Cure for Jet Lag

Stanford researchers have found that exposing sleepers to an hour of short bursts of light made it possible for bodies to adjust.
Zenefits CEO Resigns Amid Compliance Issues
Zenefits

Zenefits CEO Resigns Amid Compliance Issues

Chief Executive Parker Conrad has been replaced by David Sacks, a former executive at Yammer and PayPal who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer.
The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50
Data-Driven Marketing

The Best and Worst Ads of Super Bowl 50

Peyton Manning who? For us, the big game was all about the commercials. Which ones were a touchdown and which ones fell flat?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Is Testing Wireless Charging for Its Self-Driving Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Google Is Testing Wireless Charging for Its Self-Driving Cars

Wireless charging could help accelerate the adoption of individually owned electric vehicles.
India's New Net Neutrality Rules Bars Facebook's Free Internet Program
Facebook

India's New Net Neutrality Rules Bars Facebook's Free Internet Program

The program offers pared-down Internet services on mobile phones, along with access to the company's own social network and messaging services, without charge.
Scientists Extend the Lifespan of Mice by up to 35 Percent
Health

Scientists Extend the Lifespan of Mice by up to 35 Percent

Hypothetically, if the drug treatment did add 35 percent to the lifespan of humans, it would bring average life expectancy to between 95 and 100 years.