News and Trends

Investors Sue Chipotle Over Food Safety Issues
Chipotle

Investors Sue Chipotle Over Food Safety Issues

The burrito chain failed to disclose that its "quality controls were inadequate to safeguard consumer and employee health," according to a civil lawsuit.
This Luxury Brand's New Ad Campaign Illuminates a Time-Honored Marketing Truth
Fashion

This Luxury Brand's New Ad Campaign Illuminates a Time-Honored Marketing Truth

Balmain, the social-media-savvy French fashion house, brings together iconic supermodels of the '90s in its latest push.
Geoff Weiss
Google, Lenovo Announce Plans to 'Tango' With Smartphone Collaboration
Technology

Google, Lenovo Announce Plans to 'Tango' With Smartphone Collaboration

Developed by Google, Project Tango is a technology that gives smartphones and tablets the ability to "see" the same way humans can.
First Autonomous, Human-Sized Drone Revealed at CES
CES 2016

First Autonomous, Human-Sized Drone Revealed at CES

The EHang184 can carry one passenger for flights up to 23 minutes.
Why the Owner of Saks Fifth Avenue Is Buying Gilt
Acquisitions

Why the Owner of Saks Fifth Avenue Is Buying Gilt

The acquisition is principally aimed at turning the discount Saks Off Fifth chain into an ecommerce powerhouse.
Phil Wahba
5 Trends Every American Small Business Owner Needs to Watch in 2016
News and Trends

5 Trends Every American Small Business Owner Needs to Watch in 2016

Technology will continue to cost less but borrowing is becoming more expensive. Don't expect much substantial from Washington in an election year.
Russ Fujioka and Gene Marks
Tell Us: Who Belongs in the White House?
Politics

Tell Us: Who Belongs in the White House?

Jordan Zimmerman, founder of Zimmerman Advertising, offers his views on who would most help businesses in America.
Tracy Byrnes
Time Warner Cable Says Up to 320,000 Customer Passwords Stolen
Cybersecurity

Time Warner Cable Says Up to 320,000 Customer Passwords Stolen

The company said the data was likely stolen through malware downloaded during phishing attacks or through breaches of other companies that store its customer information.
'Star Wars' Has Eclipsed the Annual GDP of These 10 Economies
Economics

'Star Wars' Has Eclipsed the Annual GDP of These 10 Economies

The new film has surpassed $760 million at the box office.
Report: Uber to Pay $20,000 Fine and Update Privacy Policies
Uber

Report: Uber to Pay $20,000 Fine and Update Privacy Policies

After a 14-month long investigation, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is expected to announce on Thursday a settlement involving the ride-hailing company.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Sources: Yahoo to Slash 10 Percent of Workforce
Yahoo

Sources: Yahoo to Slash 10 Percent of Workforce

The layoffs, which would result in more than 1,000 people leaving the tech giant, is set to affect Yahoo's media business, European operations, and platforms-technology group.
Netflix Launches in Almost Every Country, Skips China
Netflix

Netflix Launches in Almost Every Country, Skips China

The video-streaming service announced it launched its services in 130 countries.
This Startup Hopes its Toothbrush Will Last You a Lifetime
Green Business

This Startup Hopes its Toothbrush Will Last You a Lifetime

The Goodwell Company sells biodegradable toothbrushes equipped with recycled aluminum handles and bristles made of activated charcoal.
Stingy Company Ordered to Pay $1.75 Million to Workers It Forced to Choose Between Pay and Bathroom Breaks
Managing Employees

Stingy Company Ordered to Pay $1.75 Million to Workers It Forced to Choose Between Pay and Bathroom Breaks

'No worker should have to face the choice: Do I take a bathroom break, or do I get paid?'
Kim Lachance Shandrow