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Kenny G Claims He Helped Inspire the Starbucks Frappuccino
Starbucks

Kenny G Claims He Helped Inspire the Starbucks Frappuccino

The saxophonist and Starbucks investor says he played a role in convincing CEO Howard Schultz to bring the blended drink to Starbucks's menu.
Kate Taylor
Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall
Ecommerce

Alibaba Revenue Disappoints, Shares Fall

The Chinese e-commerce company's revenue fell short of analysts' expectations, showing signs of a slowdown in its scorching growth.
McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to Retire
McDonalds

McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to Retire

The company just finished one of its toughest years in decades.
How 'Precarious' Are Jawbone's Finances?
Jawbone

How 'Precarious' Are Jawbone's Finances?

A lawsuit alleges that the company's financial condition is 'perilous and currently insufficient to pay its debts.'
Uber, Lyft Face Crucial Courtroom Test Over Driver Benefits
Contract Workers

Uber, Lyft Face Crucial Courtroom Test Over Driver Benefits

Are their drivers independent contractors or employees?
iPhone Sales Push Apple Profits to Global Record
Apple

iPhone Sales Push Apple Profits to Global Record

The tech giant's quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations.
Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company
Yahoo

Yahoo to Spin Off Alibaba Stake Into New Company

The tax-free spinoff is a response to shareholder pressure.
Microsoft Profit Falls on Sluggish Demand for Windows
Microsoft

Microsoft Profit Falls on Sluggish Demand for Windows

The tech company also struggled with the impact of the strong U.S. dollar.
The Other Products Falling Oil Prices Are Making Cheaper
Pricing

The Other Products Falling Oil Prices Are Making Cheaper

Paying under $2 a gallon for gas? Ka-ching! But gasoline is not the only product that gets less expensive when the price of crude oil falls.
Catherine Clifford
The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs
Cyber Security

The Metcalf Sniper Attack and Its Lesson for CEOs

While many executives might regard physical and cybersecurity risks to their operations as separate issues, they may be intertwined.
Eric Basu
Not Toying Around, Mattel Ousts CEO
Mattel

Not Toying Around, Mattel Ousts CEO

Just weeks ahead of Toyfair 2015, Bryan G. Stockton resigns as chairman and CEO of the toy-making giant.
Catherine Clifford
Uber to Cap Surge Pricing During Winter Storm Juno
Surge Pricing

Uber to Cap Surge Pricing During Winter Storm Juno

In the past, the company has come under fire for surging prices during times of crisis.
Geoff Weiss
UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up
Shipping

UPS Slammed By a Different Holiday Season Mess-Up

The shipping company cuts its profit forecast, blaming the cost of extra measures it took to ensure deliveries were on time during the 2014 holiday season, and hinted it would start charging retailers more.
Phil Wahba
Amazon, Ecommerce Rivals Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India
Real estate

Amazon, Ecommerce Rivals Fuel Commercial Property Boom in India

The Internet retailer and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in property leasing in India as their storage needs rise.