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How PayPal's Spinoff Could Spell a Tide Shift for the Mobile Payments Industry
Payments

How PayPal's Spinoff Could Spell a Tide Shift for the Mobile Payments Industry

Newfound stock options and a self-governing stance could portend an acquisition or hiring spree.
Geoff Weiss
EBay and PayPal to Separate as Independent Companies in 2015
PayPal

EBay and PayPal to Separate as Independent Companies in 2015

Following demands from high-profile, activist investor Carl Icahn, fast-growing payments business PayPal will be a standalone company by mid next year.
Supantha Mukherjee
Softbank Heading to Hollywood With Reported $3.4 Billion Offer For DreamWorks Animation
Mergers and Acquisitions

Softbank Heading to Hollywood With Reported $3.4 Billion Offer For DreamWorks Animation

The multifaceted Japanese tech giant is not letting a failed bid for T-Mobile stand in the way of its quest to become the biggest company in the world.
Geoff Weiss
In Risky Move, Microsoft to Open NYC Flagship Right Near Apple's
Location

In Risky Move, Microsoft to Open NYC Flagship Right Near Apple's

The software company's first Manhattan store will be located at 677 Fifth Avenue, a few blocks south blocks from Apple's flagship store.
Laura Entis
Surprises from Alibaba and BlackBerry: Your Weekly News Roundup
News and trends

Surprises from Alibaba and BlackBerry: Your Weekly News Roundup

Here are your top weekly headlines from Entrepreneur.com.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO
Financing

Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO

New fundraising round reportedly values the popular social-media management tool at $1 billion.
Jason Fell
4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments
Mobile Payments

4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments

Mobile payments systems promise to be convenient but security is the first concern of people on both sides of a transaction.
Jason Wolfe
Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App
Mobile Payments

Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App

The oft-maligned startup rolled out a product that looks very different from its initial $30 million idea.
Nina Zipkin
Treasury's Tax Inversion Move: Which Deals Will Suffer?
Taxes

Treasury's Tax Inversion Move: Which Deals Will Suffer?

A look at how the government's crackdown on tax inversion deals could affect companies in the health and pharmaceutical industries.
AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network
Online Video

AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network

The move likely values Fullscreen, which counts the fastest-growing subscriber base of any YouTube network, at $250 million.
Geoff Weiss
PayPal Embraces Bitcoin Payments, Partners With BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin
Bitcoin

PayPal Embraces Bitcoin Payments, Partners With BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin

PayPal is officially warming up to the cryptocurrency, though it is proceeding gradually and with caution.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Rumors Swirl Over Apple's Plan for Beats
Apple

Rumors Swirl Over Apple's Plan for Beats

Will they or won't they? Apple's grand plan for Beats Music remains under wraps.
Nina Zipkin
How 23andMe Caused a Divorce: A Look at Unintended Consequences
Customers

How 23andMe Caused a Divorce: A Look at Unintended Consequences

A look at what happens when customers use a business for their own purposes, regardless of the company's explicit mission.
Carly Okyle
Don't Call Her Old-Fashioned: Paula Deen's Comeback Is for the Digital Era
Online Video

Don't Call Her Old-Fashioned: Paula Deen's Comeback Is for the Digital Era

The Paula Deen Network, an online-TV platform where subscribers must pay between $7.99 and $9.99 to watch Deen whip up her famed Southern fare, launches on Wednesday.
Geoff Weiss