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Step Aside, Silicon Valley: 7 Startups to Watch in the South
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These innovative companies span fields and are saving big on overhead.
April 24, 2014 in Business News
When Founders Leave the Companies They Started

When Founders Leave the Companies They Started

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Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.
April 24, 2014 in Business News
Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.

Etsy Just Bought an Electronics E-Tailer Called Grand St. Here's Why.

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In a deal rumored to be worth just under $10 million, Etsy has acquired Grand St., an online marketplace where indie hardware makers vend cutting-edge tech.
April 24, 2014 in Business News
Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

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Amazon Prime members can now have big boxes filled with regular-sized household items delivered at a flat rate.
April 24, 2014 in Business News
Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes

Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes

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When Netflix raised its subscription prices two years ago, users rebelled. This time, the company is doing it differently.
April 22, 2014 in Business News
Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game

Nike Reportedly Exiting the Wearable Hardware Game

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The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software.
April 21, 2014 in Business News
OK, You Can Sue Us: General Mills Scraps Controversial Terms of Service Updates

OK, You Can Sue Us: General Mills Scraps Controversial Terms of Service Updates

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Bowing to customer outrage, the food giant has done an about-face on its terms of service.
April 21, 2014 in Business News
Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government

Just Add Water: Powdered Alcohol Approved by the U.S. Government

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You may be able to order pouches of powdered vodka, Cosmopolitans and 'Powderitas' as soon as this fall.
April 21, 2014 in Business News
3 Entrepreneurs Who Turned Easter Into Sweet Business

3 Entrepreneurs Who Turned Easter Into Sweet Business

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Candy and Easter go hand in hand. Some of the sweet treats in your basket are also big business for these companies.
April 20, 2014 in Business News
Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

Target Is Seriously Expanding Its Online Subscription Service

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Target's online subscription service launched in September with just 150 baby-care items. Now, it's increasing its product offering tenfold, offering everything from K-cups to dog food for regular delivery.
April 18, 2014 in Business News
Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

Crafts Chain Michaels Confirms Nearly 3 Million Credit Cards Compromised in Data Breach

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A security hole allowed data thieves access to some customer card information but not names, addresses or PINs.
April 18, 2014 in Business News
Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

Dislike: If You 'Like' General Mills on Facebook, You Can't Sue the Company

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The American food manufacturer has made an unprecedented sneaky, (anti)social media move to keep itself out of court.
April 17, 2014 in Business News
Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation

Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Heads for Liquidation

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Mt. Gox isn't rising from the ashes after all and its customers will likely never see the hundreds of thousands of bitcoins the shattered exchange lost.
April 16, 2014 in Business News
$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

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The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly.
April 15, 2014 in Business News
Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

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The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet.
April 15, 2014 in Business News
Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?

Is 3-D Printing the Key to Jump-Starting American Manufacturing?

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Some say the key to creating hundreds of thousands of jobs may soon be on a desktop near you.
April 15, 2014 in Business News
Photos: American Airlines Shows Off Swanky New Cabins

American Airlines Shows Off Swanky New Cabins

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The air carrier is planning to make its cabins feel more like ‘sky hotels.’
April 14, 2014 in Business News
 5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business

5 American Entrepreneurs Doing Good Business

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An inside look at business owners who are creating jobs and providing communities across the globe a chance to earn a living wage.
April 11, 2014 in Business News
Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program

Staples Rolls Out 3-D Printing Program

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Office supply store hopes to 'demystify' the technology for small business owners.
April 10, 2014 in Business News
Is It Time to Call Tesla the Future of Made In America? Not Quite.

Is It Time to Call Tesla the Future of Made In America? Not Quite.

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A new report from Morgan Stanley predicts that soon, Tesla will outstrip Ford on the 'American-Made' index. But economically speaking, that may not matter.
April 10, 2014 in Business News
Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

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With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop.
April 10, 2014 in Business News
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

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Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
April 9, 2014 in Business News
Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series

Ad-Hungry Yahoo Hopes to Strike Gold With an Original Comedy Series

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Taking a page from Netflix, Amazon and Hulu, Yahoo is reportedly entering the content production arena.
April 7, 2014 in Business News
Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

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Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren’t the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.
April 7, 2014 in Business News
Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

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The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name.
April 7, 2014 in Business News
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