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Uber Pledges to Enlist a Million Female Drivers by 2020
Gender gap

Uber Pledges to Enlist a Million Female Drivers by 2020

The ride-hailing app is under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities.
Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed
Snapchat

Snapchat Management Holds Talks With Saudi's Prince Alwaleed

The mobile messaging app is looking abroad for additional funding.
Tesla Shedding Jobs in China as Sales Target Missed
Tesla

Tesla Shedding Jobs in China as Sales Target Missed

Some positions are being eliminated while others are added, but overall headcount has gone down in a restructuring drive.
Snuggie Maker Wrapped Up in Not-So-Cozy Advertising Fraud Charges
Fraud

Snuggie Maker Wrapped Up in Not-So-Cozy Advertising Fraud Charges

Turns out Allstar's 'buy one, get one free' ad hook was allegedly cloaked in trickery. Now the as-seen-on-TV giant is forking over $8 million to settle charges that it hoodwinked customers.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Fab.com's Massive Fall: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Fab.com's Massive Fall: Your Weekly News Roundup

This week's edition recaps Fab's fire sale, the FCC's historic decision on net neutrality, Pebble's record Kickstarter and more.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Recent Survey Provides a Great Look at Today's Entrepreneur [Infographic]
Entrepreneurs

Recent Survey Provides a Great Look at Today's Entrepreneur [Infographic]

Just who is starting businesses in the U.S., and what makes them tick?
David Nilssen
Etsy Crafts a Plan to Go Public
IPO

Etsy Crafts a Plan to Go Public

The online marketplace cited losing its authenticity as a risk factor in its IPO filing.
Erin Griffith
The Supreme Court's Decision on Health Care Subsidies: What You Need to Know
Obamacare

The Supreme Court's Decision on Health Care Subsidies: What You Need to Know

The top court will start hearing arguments in the King v. Burwell case Wednesday, and the cost of insurance could be at stake.
Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs as It Seeks to Trim Costs by $2 Billion
Target

Target to Cut Thousands of Jobs as It Seeks to Trim Costs by $2 Billion

The big retailer is battling back after a massive data breach and sluggish performances.
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever
Crowdfunding

The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date.
Nina Zipkin
Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm
Warby Parker

Warby Parker Co-Founder Launching Growth Equity Firm

From eye glasses to private equity investing.
Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History
Crowdfunding

Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History

The crowdfunding campaign for the new smartwatch raised more than $13.3 million, toppling the previous record set by the Coolest Cooler.
Nina Zipkin
Entrepreneur Magazine Launches Special Coaching Program
Entrepreneur Media Inc.

Entrepreneur Magazine Launches Special Coaching Program

The partnership will officially kick off on March 18 with a Livestream event.
Carly Okyle
Fab Sells to PCH for a Tiny Fraction of Its Former $1 Billion Valuation
Fab

Fab Sells to PCH for a Tiny Fraction of Its Former $1 Billion Valuation

Fab CEO and co-founder Jason Goldberg will no longer be involved with the company.
Laura Entis