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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola
Ebola

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola

Social network's CEO and founder makes donation to the Center of Disease Control Foundation.
John Kell
More Startups Are Cashing in on the Growing Worker Skills Gap
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More Startups Are Cashing in on the Growing Worker Skills Gap

Opportunity: The growing divide between prospering American workers and those falling further behind.
Kate Rogers
U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says
NFIB

U.S. Small-Business Confidence Declined in September, NFIB Says

More owners said they expected a slowdown in profits and sales, tightening credit conditions and a harder time filling job openings.
Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems
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Finland Blames Apple for Economic Problems

Finnish PM Alexander Stubb links the tech giant's success to the downfall of the country's major export industries.
Nina Zipkin
Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based
Steve Case

Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based

The AOL co-founder has been on a tour of cities between the coasts and will soon invest $500,000 in five startups.
Derek Andersen
Work on How Governments Can 'Tame' Big Businesses Wins Frenchman Nobel in Economics
Economics

Work on How Governments Can 'Tame' Big Businesses Wins Frenchman Nobel in Economics

It's the second Nobel Prize for a French national this year.
Has Warren Buffett Gone Car Crazy?
Cars

Has Warren Buffett Gone Car Crazy?

The car industry now has a titan in its midst. The question is: Why?
One Era Ends, Another Begins: This Week's Headlines
Weekly News Roundup

One Era Ends, Another Begins: This Week's Headlines

Check out the news business owners need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Comcast Apparently Gets Customer Fired, Breaks Every Rule of Business
Customer Service

Comcast Apparently Gets Customer Fired, Breaks Every Rule of Business

This may be the most outrageous example of bad customer service you'll ever hear.
Carly Okyle
Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store
Ecommerce

Report: Amazon to Open First-Ever Physical Store

The online retail giant is planning on opening its first brick-and-mortar store in New York City.
Kate Taylor
Imgur to Convert All GIFs Into MP4 Files, Ramping Up Resolution and Speed
Technology

Imgur to Convert All GIFs Into MP4 Files, Ramping Up Resolution and Speed

Imgur, a leading GIF host, believes that the transition could open up new possibilities for creativity in the medium.
Geoff Weiss
Airbnb Will Soon Operate Legally in San Francisco
Regulations

Airbnb Will Soon Operate Legally in San Francisco

The new law, which received initial approval from the city, is expected to take effect in February and comes with a number of requirements for hosts using the site.
Laura Entis
Square Just Unveiled Something Coffee Addicts Have Been Dreaming About Forever
Square

Square Just Unveiled Something Coffee Addicts Have Been Dreaming About Forever

The mobile payments company's Order app now allows users to pre-order their coffee and alerts baristas as they approach.
Kate Taylor
Security Software Giant Symantec Exploring Breakup of Company
Security

Security Software Giant Symantec Exploring Breakup of Company

News comes on the heels of other big companies, like Hewlett-Packard and eBay, also splitting up.