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$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction

$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.
The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands

The 25 Most Innovative Consumer and Retail Brands

Investment marketplace CircleUp picks companies that are pioneering new categories and re-imagining new industries.
OkCupid Founder: 'If You Use the Internet, You're the Subject of Hundreds of Experiments'

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.
Spain Can Now Tax Google For Linking to News

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.
Zillow to Acquire Chief Competitor Trulia in $3.5 Billion Deal

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.
Virgin America Files for IPO

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.
Google Wants to Build a Model of Perfect Human Health

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.
Amazon Warns Losses Could Get Even Worse

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.
Sales Teams Are Making a Big Comeback at Tech Firms

Sales Teams Are Making a Big Comeback at Tech Firms

It turns out, products don't sell themselves, and customers enjoy interacting with people.
Apple Posts Mixed Results as CEO Cook Hints at New Products

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.
In an Effort to Up Its Mobile Ad Game, Yahoo Acquires Flurry

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.
Universal Music Looking for Next Big YouTube Star With New Record Label

Universal Music Looking for Next Big YouTube Star With New Record Label

The venture signals that YouTube stars with palpable buzz and inbuilt fan bases have become increasingly enticing to the world’s biggest music corporations.
FedEx Faces Federal Indictment on Decade-Long Drug Trafficking Charges

FedEx Faces Federal Indictment on Decade-Long Drug Trafficking Charges

One of the world's largest couriers has been accused of conspiring to deliver prescription drugs on behalf of illegal Internet pharmacies.
French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review

French Court Sides With Business Owner Over Negative Online Review

The decision creates a new crime of 'being too highly ranked' on a search engine, the blogger says.
Love It or Hate It? Airbnb's New Logo Receives Mixed Reactions.

Love It or Hate It? Airbnb's New Logo Receives Mixed Reactions.

Amid some iffy publicity and legal issues, accommodation-rental start up startup Airbnb rolls out a rebrand and receives a less than stellar response.
Watch Out Oyster: Amazon Accidentally Unveils Kindle Unlimited, an All-You-Can Read Book Subscription Service

Watch Out Oyster: Amazon Accidentally Unveils Kindle Unlimited, an All-You-Can Read Book Subscription Service

The service, which will offer 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks for a monthly fee of $9.99, takes aim at book subscription forerunners Oyster and Scribd.
A New Way to Pay Online: Visa Launches 'Visa Checkout'

A New Way to Pay Online: Visa Launches 'Visa Checkout'

Visa's new product saves your card number and shipping information, allowing you to checkout online in just a few clicks.
LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay

LivingSocial Poaches New CEO, Gautam Thakar, From eBay

Following widespread layoffs and evolving business models at the daily deals site, Thakar will succeed founder Tim O'Shaughnessy in August.
Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

As cocoa prices hit a three year high, chocolate makers are being forced to charge more for their sweet treats.
Microsoft Reportedly Prepping Massive Round of Layoffs

Microsoft Reportedly Prepping Massive Round of Layoffs

The announcement, which could arrive as soon as this week, comes as the company seeks to integrate roughly 30,000 new employees on the heels of its Nokia acquisition.
Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

Sotheby's Joins Up With eBay to Bring Rarefied Fine Art to Digital Masses

The move signals a democratization of the uber-elite art and collectibles market, as well as growing consumer confidence in online shopping.
Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.

Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.

Lyft’s New York City launch party became a pre-launch party in a matter of hours as New York State’s attorney general slammed the breaks on the ridesharing app.
Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones

Amazon Asks FAA Permission to Test Drones

The digital giant is petitioning the Federal Aviation Association to get its drones up and running for the public.
San Francisco Says Enough Monkey Business: Tells Parking Spot App to Shut Down

San Francisco Says Enough Monkey Business: Tells Parking Spot App to Shut Down

After being served a cease-and-desist letter by the city, on-demand parking app MonkeyParking is suspending its services in San Francisco.
Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge

Tech IPOs Not Keeping Pace With VC Funding Surge

Venture capitalists opened their wallets wide during the second quarter, but venture-backed initial public offerings fell.
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