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Surprises from Alibaba and BlackBerry: Your Weekly News Roundup
News and trends

Surprises from Alibaba and BlackBerry: Your Weekly News Roundup

Here are your top weekly headlines from Entrepreneur.com.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO
Financing

Hootsuite Raises Another $60 Million on Its Way to IPO

New fundraising round reportedly values the popular social-media management tool at $1 billion.
Jason Fell
4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments
Mobile Payments

4 Things Businesses and Consumers Need Before They Adopt Mobile Payments

Mobile payments systems promise to be convenient but security is the first concern of people on both sides of a transaction.
Jason Wolfe
Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App
Mobile Payments

Three Years Later, Clinkle Launches Less Than Impressive App

The oft-maligned startup rolled out a product that looks very different from its initial $30 million idea.
Nina Zipkin
Treasury's Tax Inversion Move: Which Deals Will Suffer?
Taxes

Treasury's Tax Inversion Move: Which Deals Will Suffer?

A look at how the government's crackdown on tax inversion deals could affect companies in the health and pharmaceutical industries.
AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network
Online Video

AT&T, Chernin Group Buy Majority Stake in Leading YouTube Network

The move likely values Fullscreen, which counts the fastest-growing subscriber base of any YouTube network, at $250 million.
Geoff Weiss
PayPal Embraces Bitcoin Payments, Partners With BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin
Bitcoin

PayPal Embraces Bitcoin Payments, Partners With BitPay, Coinbase and GoCoin

PayPal is officially warming up to the cryptocurrency, though it is proceeding gradually and with caution.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Rumors Swirl Over Apple's Plan for Beats
Apple

Rumors Swirl Over Apple's Plan for Beats

Will they or won't they? Apple's grand plan for Beats Music remains under wraps.
Nina Zipkin
How 23andMe Caused a Divorce: A Look at Unintended Consequences
Customers

How 23andMe Caused a Divorce: A Look at Unintended Consequences

A look at what happens when customers use a business for their own purposes, regardless of the company's explicit mission.
Carly Okyle
Don't Call Her Old-Fashioned: Paula Deen's Comeback Is for the Digital Era
Online Video

Don't Call Her Old-Fashioned: Paula Deen's Comeback Is for the Digital Era

The Paula Deen Network, an online-TV platform where subscribers must pay between $7.99 and $9.99 to watch Deen whip up her famed Southern fare, launches on Wednesday.
Geoff Weiss
Getty's New Mobile App is a Free Portal Into Millions of Shareable Photos
Photography

Getty's New Mobile App is a Free Portal Into Millions of Shareable Photos

After allowing users to embed its roughly 100 million stock images, Getty has no launched its first-ever mobile app, Stream, for Apple devices operating iOS 8.
Geoff Weiss
Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO
IPOs

Alibaba Shares Soar Amid Record-Shattering IPO

Initially priced at $68, shares of the Chinese tech titan opened at $92.70 this morning in what is officially the largest U.S.-based IPO of all time.
Geoff Weiss
Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware
Hackers

Home Depot Reports Bigger Breach Than Target; Criminals Used Custom Malware

Home Depot's cyberattack put 56 million credit cards at risk, significantly more than Target's breach.
Kate Taylor
California Clashes With Ride-Sharing Companies and This Week's Other Must-Read Headlines
Weekly News Roundup

California Clashes With Ride-Sharing Companies and This Week's Other Must-Read Headlines

Check out the news business owners need to know for the week that was.
Tanya Benedicto Klich