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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.
Ahead of Apple Event, Blogger Leaks iPad Air 2 Details
iPad

Ahead of Apple Event, Blogger Leaks iPad Air 2 Details

On his blog, tech writer Michael Andrew shares everything you want to know about the latest Apple tablet, the iPad Air 2.
Nina Zipkin
U.S. Job Openings Hit Highest Level Since 2001
Jobs

U.S. Job Openings Hit Highest Level Since 2001

Some good news anyone who's looking for work.
Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company
Bitcoin

Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company

The world's largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Now Has a $22 Billion Price Tag
Acquisitions

Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Now Has a $22 Billion Price Tag

That's about $3 billion more than when the deal was announced for $19 billion back in February.
For Hewlett-Packard, Symbolism in a Split
Hewlett-Packard

For Hewlett-Packard, Symbolism in a Split

Like its peers, HP has long said that software and services, not hardware, are the key to future success. A split prepares the company to prove it.
Apple Partner Files for Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

Apple Partner Files for Bankruptcy

The company that developed the scratch-resistant sapphire glass that was left out of Apple's new large-screen iPhones is in financial distress.
Why Today's Rich Really Are Different: Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Why Today's Rich Really Are Different: Weekly Tips Roundup

We recap the top strategies for success from our experts and contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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Tech Giant Hewlett-Packard to Split Into Two Public Companies
Hewlett-Packard

Tech Giant Hewlett-Packard to Split Into Two Public Companies

HP's computer and printer businesses will now stand apart from its faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations.
Why California's Plastic Bag Ban Might Backfire
Economy & Small Business

Why California's Plastic Bag Ban Might Backfire

A look at the consequences for businesses and shoppers.
Katie Little
Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat
Snapchat

Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat

The tech giant plans to invest a part of the proceeds from its Alibaba stake in the popular mobile messaging app.