News and trends http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/news-and-trends The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on News and trends en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:54:00 GMT Google: The Process of 'Forgetting' People Is Still Evolving In response to questions raised by EU data protection agencies, Google published a point-by-point response explaining how it is currently processing the 91,000 removal requests it has already received. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236151 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236151 Laura Entis SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout While the companies chalked it up to 'shifting priorities,' the announcement comes on the heels of widespread urgings by animal activists. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236141 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236141 Geoff Weiss Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite? Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236104 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236104 Geoff Weiss Panasonic to Pour $5 Billion Into Tesla Battery 'Gigafactory' The two companies are joining forces to build a battery megafactory somewhere in the U.S. The ambitious undertaking could lead to more affordable electric vehicles. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236103 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236103 Kim Lachance Shandrow Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO. He arrives at a precarious time for the company, which is still recovering from last year's massive data breach. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236097 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236097 Laura Entis Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236088 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236088 Geoff Weiss PayPal's Small Business Lending Program Expands More than 20,000 businesses have borrowed more than $150 million in PayPal Working Capital loans since the pilot program launched in September. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236087 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236087 Laura Entis EU Committee Calls 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Unreasonable Should search engines be accountable for the data some people might want removed from the Internet? Members of a European subcommittee don't think so. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 15:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236070 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236070 Jason Fell LinkedIn's App Just Got More Useful The redesign shows you how someone came across your profile, informing you of whether they searched for you or found you through a shared connection. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236047 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236047 Laura Entis $15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:41:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236040 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236040 Kim Lachance Shandrow The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands Investment marketplace CircleUp picks companies that are pioneering new categories and re-imagining new industries. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235945 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235945 Ryan Caldbeck OkCupid Founder: 'If You Use the Internet, You're the Subject of Hundreds of Experiments' The widespread outrage directed at Facebook for manipulating its users' emotions has the dating site, which has been routinely running experiments on its own users, perplexed. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:57:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236041 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236041 Laura Entis Spain Can Now Tax Google For Linking to News Spain passed a law last week that taxes any site linking to articles published by members of the country's newspaper association that contain descriptions of their work. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:17:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236023 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236023 Jillian D'Onfro Zillow to Acquire Chief Competitor Trulia in $3.5 Billion Deal Following a six-week courtship, two mega real-estate listings websites are joining forces to create a colossal database of digital listings. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:16:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235993 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235993 Geoff Weiss Virgin America Files for IPO The airline, which was founded in 2007 and is partly owned by serial entrepreneur Richard Branson, filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on Monday after announcing its first annual profit. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235994 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235994 Laura Entis Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health Big data, meet genetic data. Baseline Study, a Google X project, will collect genetic information from volunteers in order to refine the detection and prevention of diseases. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235963 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235963 Laura Entis Amazon Warns Losses Could Get Even Worse The online retail giant said it expects an operating loss of as much as $810 million for the current quarter, sharply below analysts' estimates. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235948 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235948 CNBC Staff Sales Teams Are Making a Big Comeback at Tech Firms It turns out, products don't sell themselves, and customers enjoy interacting with people. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235855 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235855 Tawheed Kader Apple Posts Mixed Results as CEO Cook Hints at New Products The consumer tech giant beat on profit and missed on revenue in the third quarter. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235866 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235866 CNBC Staff In an Effort to Up Its Mobile Ad Game, Yahoo Acquires Flurry The mobile ad and analytics company is one of Yahoo's most expensive acquisition to date under CEO Marissa Mayer. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235856 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235856 Laura Entis