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Amazon Is Now Accepting Returns Through its Lockers

Amazon Is Now Accepting Returns Through its Lockers

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Customers in major urban areas can now receive or return packages through the program.
April 2, 2014 in Business News
No Joke: Google's Groundbreaking Gmail Platform Turns 10 Today

No Joke: Google's Groundbreaking Gmail Platform Turns 10 Today

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On April Fools' Day in 2004, Google unveiled Gmail as an invite-only, beta rollout.
April 1, 2014 in Business News
So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014

So Google's Hiring a Pokémon Master, Eh? The Best April Fools' Day Pranks of 2014

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From Google's 'Pokémon Masters' to Virgin's 'Cancun Afternoon,' a look at the most outrageous pranks we've seen so far.
April 1, 2014 in Business News
Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'

Aereo to Supreme Court: Our Streaming TV Service 'Falls Squarely Within the Law'

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The bold startup once again slams big broadcasters for claiming its business model thrashes copyright laws, setting the tone for its defense in a federal court battle that begins next month.
March 27, 2014 in Business News
Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months

Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months

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Eataly violated a code that prohibits businesses from concurrently operating a wine store while importing or manufacturing one's own wines.
March 27, 2014 in Business News
Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim

Samsung's Bluetooth-Only 'Smart Bulb' Is a Bit Dim

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Better late than never. Kind of. The Korean electronics maker's dull-ish inaugural connected lightbulb doesn't exactly turn us on.
March 27, 2014 in Business News
Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase

Game Over? Oculus Fans Outraged by Facebook Purchase

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Facebook announced plans to buy the virtual reality headset maker for $2 billion, angering a lot of vocal gamers in the process.
March 26, 2014 in Business News
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

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In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
March 25, 2014 in Business News
Disney Snags Leading YouTube Network for $500 Million

Disney Snags Leading YouTube Network for $500 Million

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In a watershed moment for short-form online video, Disney has agreed to purchase the YouTube network Maker Studios in a deal that could total $950 million.
March 25, 2014 in Business News
Apple Might Bring Back Something Steve Jobs Hated: The Stylus.

Apple Might Bring Back Something Steve Jobs Hated: The Stylus.

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Despite its founder's notorious disdain for them, Apple could release a surprisingly slick "iPen" stylus. Or not.
March 25, 2014 in Business News
Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

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The 39th U.S. president and Nobel Peace Prize winner has a bone to pick with the NSA.
March 24, 2014 in Business News
This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

This Startup Wants You to Know When a Cyberattack Is Coming

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Google Ventures-backed ThreatStream has developed a real-time intel-sharing system that lets institutions detect and fight against cyber threats.
March 24, 2014 in Business News
6 Things You Should Never Ask a Job Applicant

6 Things You Should Never Ask a Job Applicant

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Take these questions out of your job interview repertoire.
March 21, 2014 in Business News
Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins

Mt. Gox Mysteriously Finds $114 Million Worth of 'Missing' Bitcoins

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The shady Bitcoin exchange's extended meltdown gets fishier by the minute.
March 21, 2014 in Business News
The 10 Best Cities for Buying or Selling a Home

The 10 Best Cities for Buying or Selling a Home

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According to real-estate firm Zillow, sellers on the West Coast have the upper hand, while out East, the equation is reversed.
March 20, 2014 in Business News
Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

Coinbase Snags Top Tech Execs From Facebook, Amazon

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The rising wallet service's major new hires show that the business of Bitcoin is big enough to attract top tech talent.
March 20, 2014 in Business News
Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

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Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.
March 20, 2014 in Business News
3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

3 Celebs Jumping on the Bitcoin Bandwagon (and One Who Says She's an 'Idiot' for Missing It)

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Bitcoin isn't just for 'cyber snobs' anymore. Tech-happy stars are riding the trendy Bitcoin wave, too.
March 19, 2014 in Business News
GoldieBlox and Beastie Boys Settle Legal Dispute

GoldieBlox and Beastie Boys Settle Legal Dispute

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The startup toymaker has reached a settlement with the band, which includes a public apology and donation to charity on the part of GoldieBlox.
March 18, 2014 in Business News
Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

Glitch Sparks Ongoing Blockchain Outage; Mt. Gox Resurrects Site to Let Users Check Balances

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At least we know customer funds are safe at Blockchain, but what about those suddenly available to view over at Mt. Gox?
March 18, 2014 in Business News
This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

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Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop.
March 17, 2014 in Business News
Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?

Alibaba Could Be the Biggest IPO Ever -- But What the Heck Is It?

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On the heels of its IPO announcement, we break down the rapidly swelling internet conglomerate that has been called, alternately, the eBay, Amazon and PayPal of China.
March 17, 2014 in Business News
'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial

'I Did Not Create Bitcoin': 4 Major Takeaways From Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto's Letter of Denial

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The reclusive California engineer again denies inventing Bitcoin, this time in a depressing statement that reveals that he can’t find steady work nor afford internet service.
March 17, 2014 in Business News
Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

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Ridesharing startups Uber and Lyft are working to bridge the 'insurance gap' with updated protection policies for their drivers.
March 14, 2014 in Business News
6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

6 Big Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin This Week

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Which startup wants to bury your Bitcoin in a subterranean 'vault'? Which global investment giant disses Bitcoin as not a currency at all? Which billionaire called Bitcoin 'just a joke'? Find out here.
March 14, 2014 in Business News
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