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JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses
Data Breach

JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses

Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were all compromised, making it one of the largest breaches in history.
Seeking Truce With Drag Community, Facebook Will Amend Its 'Real-Name' Policy
apologies

Seeking Truce With Drag Community, Facebook Will Amend Its 'Real-Name' Policy

After hundreds of accounts were suspended for the use of drag names like Sister Roma and Lil Miss Hot Mess, Facebook said it was rethinking certain policies.
Geoff Weiss
Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs
Layoffs

Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs

Company CEO: 'We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized.'
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's 'Great American Techtopia' Is in Trouble
Tony Hsieh

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's 'Great American Techtopia' Is in Trouble

Tony Hsieh, a cult-like figure and the CEO of Zappos, is reportedly stepping down as leader of his $350 million project to transform Downtown Las Vegas into a city built entirely for entrepreneurs.
Laura Entis
California Becomes First U.S. State to Ban Plastic Grocery Bags
California Laws

California Becomes First U.S. State to Ban Plastic Grocery Bags

Do you prefer plastic over paper? Too bad if you live in the Golden State as they will disappear from grocery stores over the next two years.
Uber Program Targeting Corporate Travelers Rolls Out Globally
Business Travel

Uber Program Targeting Corporate Travelers Rolls Out Globally

Uber for Business, which offers helpful features for small and mid-sized companies, is now available in each of the 200 cities where Uber currently operates.
Geoff Weiss
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