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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
Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory
Personal Health

Why That Midnight Snack Might Be Messing With Your Memory

A new study from UCLA found that when you eat your meals and snacks late at night, it can impact your ability to learn new things.
Nina Zipkin
Here's Why You Need to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by April 21
Website Design

Here's Why You Need to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by April 21

Failing to do so will result in a cold shoulder from Google.
Laura Entis
Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014
VC 100

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014

Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Google Digs Deeper Into Mobile Wallets: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Google Digs Deeper Into Mobile Wallets: Your Weekly News Roundup

Google's latest moves in the mobile payment market and Apple's plans to expand across the pond.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Facebook Updates Its Suicide Prevention Tools
Facebook

Facebook Updates Its Suicide Prevention Tools

The social-media platform has made it easier for users to reach out to their connections whose activity on Facebook indicates they are at risk for self-harm or suicide.
Laura Entis
Apple Faces Second Suit From Victorious Patent Firm
Patents

Apple Faces Second Suit From Victorious Patent Firm

A Texas company is again suing the tech giant, this time over the same patents' use in devices introduced after the original case was underway.
The New Health Market May Be the Single Greatest Business Opportunity of Our Lifetimes
Health Care

The New Health Market May Be the Single Greatest Business Opportunity of Our Lifetimes

With billions being poured into the medical field, the status quo is no longer an option. It's time for entrepreneurs to enter the fold.
Tom Main
FCC Adopts Tough Net Neutrality Rule in Historic Regulatory Shift
Net Neutrality

FCC Adopts Tough Net Neutrality Rule in Historic Regulatory Shift

A raucous debate that has unfolded over the past year has concluded with what appears to be permanent protection of the Internet as open platform for entrepreneurs and free speech.
Peter Page