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Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators
Delivery

Grilled Cheese by Parachute May Not Fly With U.S. Regulators

An Australian company wants to drop sandwiches from the sky in New York City, but the whole concept seems like pie in the sky.
Kate Taylor
Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown
Crisis Management

Twitter Train Wreck: Why We Can't Turn Away From PayPal Exec's Shocking Meltdown

While a riveted audience gawks on, PayPal has responded to the Twitter tirade of former employee Rakesh Agrawal, calling his meltdown 'tasteless' and 'worrisome.'
Geoff Weiss
Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products
Coca-Cola

Teen's Petition Convinces Coke to Remove Flame Retardant From Products

Powerade lovers decided they were tired of sipping on a chemical banned in the EU. Now, Coke is listening.
Kate Taylor
How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off
Minimum Wage

How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
Geoff Weiss
Fallen Giants: Iconic Companies That Disappeared
Brands

Fallen Giants: Iconic Companies That Disappeared

Companies that seem invincible now might not be around forever. Here's a look back at some mega brands that have faded away.
From Tattoo Parlors to Coffee Shops, a National Celebration of Small Businesses
National Small Business Week

From Tattoo Parlors to Coffee Shops, a National Celebration of Small Businesses

National Small Business Week runs from May 12 to 16 this year, with events being held in cities from San Francisco to Washington.
Catherine Clifford
Another Mega Merger: AT&T Reportedly Eyeing $40 Billion Purchase of DirecTV
Mergers and Acquisitions

Another Mega Merger: AT&T Reportedly Eyeing $40 Billion Purchase of DirecTV

A new report alleges telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about a merger that could be worth as much as $40 billion.
Geoff Weiss
Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads
Gmail

Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads

The company said it will soon make similar changes for all Google Apps customers.
Laura Entis
More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages
Jobs

More Post-Recession Jobs Paying Lower Wages

Fewer higher-paying positions have replaced the jobs lost during the recession, according to new analysis.
'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost
Toys; Games

'Frozen' Gives Licensed Toy Sales a Boost

Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
Krystina Gustafson
AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet
AT&T

AT&T Thinks It Can Provide Seamless Wi-Fi at 30,000 Feet

The telecommunications company said that by late 2015, it would build a new air-to-ground network based on 4G LTE, creating a better wireless experience on continental flights.
Laura Entis
Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?
Marketing

Hello, 'Waffogato': Has the Cronut-Creator Gone Too Far for PR?

Pastry chef Dominique Ansel may have turned out one too many buzz-friendly mashups to be taken seriously.
Kate Taylor
This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma
Coffee

This New Coffee Lid Is All About the Aroma

A new kind of plastic lid promises to give coffee drinkers a stronger whiff of their beverage.
'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality
Angry Birds

'Angry Birds' Maker Suffers a Harsh Reality

In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
Laura Entis