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Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow
Work-Life Balance

Sweden's Six-Hour Workday Experiment Officially Kicks Off Tomorrow

The year-long initiative seeks to determine whether reducing hours leads to increased productivity and fewer sick days.
Geoff Weiss
Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.
Education

Think College Is Expensive Now? Wait Until July 1.

Interest rates on federal student loans are set to rise again.
Sharon Epperson
New York's Top Court Refuses to Reinstate Ban on Large Sodas
Regulations

New York's Top Court Refuses to Reinstate Ban on Large Sodas

New York City's ban on large sugary drinks, which was blocked by lower courts, has been declared illegal by the state's Supreme Court.
Barnes & Noble to Split Into Two Separate Companies
Tablets

Barnes & Noble to Split Into Two Separate Companies

With both the Nook and retail business struggling, the bookseller is dividing the company into two public companies.
Laura Entis
Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging California Customers
Legal Center

Whole Foods Fined for Overcharging California Customers

Think Whole Foods is too expensive? The city attorneys of Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Francisco are of a similar mind.
Geoff Weiss
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Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet
Mergers and Acquisitions

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
Geoff Weiss
San Francisco Puts the Brakes on a Parking App Startup
Regulations

San Francisco Puts the Brakes on a Parking App Startup

The City Attorney says that MonkeyParking – an app that allow users to pay for information about available spots – is selling the use of public parking spaces, not information.
Laura Entis
Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment
Business of History

Google's First Server and a Crumpled Napkin Are About to Get Museum Treatment

The Smithsonian will launch an American Enterprise exhibit in 2015 that will run for at least the next two decades. Here's an inside look at some of the objects to be featured.
Geoff Weiss
5 Awesomely Entrepreneurial Artifacts That Will Soon Live at the Smithsonian
National Small Business Week

5 Awesomely Entrepreneurial Artifacts That Will Soon Live at the Smithsonian

From one of Henry Ford's experimental tractors to Planters' iconic Mr. Peanut mascot, a look at some of the objects in the museum's upcoming American Enterprise exhibit.
Geoff Weiss
More Sleep Makes You More Honest, Study Finds
Sleep

More Sleep Makes You More Honest, Study Finds

Researchers tested the impact of fatigue on moral resolve, finding that people were more likely to lie the more tired they were.
Nina Zipkin
Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Chip Wilson -- the yoga-retailer's founder and ousted Chairman -- is reportedly working with Goldman Sachs to gain more influence over the company he founded back in 1998.
Laura Entis
Oracle Inks $5.3 Billion Deal to Buy Micros Systems
Mergers and Acquisitions

Oracle Inks $5.3 Billion Deal to Buy Micros Systems

The deal marks Oracle's biggest buy in four years, and comes just days after a disappointing fourth-quarter earnings report.
Benjamin Kabin
Reversing Course, Starbucks Says It Will Raise Coffee Prices
Starbucks

Reversing Course, Starbucks Says It Will Raise Coffee Prices

While Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said in March that Starbucks had no plans to raise prices, the coffee chain is now hiking prices on some drinks.
Kate Taylor
In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?
Education

In Starbucks' Grand Plan for Employee Education, Who's Paying for What?

The coffee company and partner Arizona State have clarified the parameters of the new college program.
Nina Zipkin