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TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

TOMS Brings One-For-One Business Model to the Coffee Industry

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Following a two-year absence from the company he founded, Blake Mycoskie is back with a new vision for the coffee industry and beyond.
March 12, 2014 in Business News
4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

4 Things to Know About Yahoo's New Information Security VP Alex Stamos

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A closer look at the outspoken NSA critic that Yahoo trusts to keep cybercrime out of its business and the business of its millions of users.
March 11, 2014 in Business News
Google Faces Lawsuit Over Kids' In-App Purchases

Google Faces Lawsuit Over Kids' In-App Purchases

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Google is on the receiving end of a class-action lawsuit brought by parents whose kids unknowingly paid a substantial amount of money for in-app purchases.
March 11, 2014 in Business News
Jobs in the Aviation Industry Are on the Rise

Jobs in the Aviation Industry Are on the Rise

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With global cargo and passenger traffic growing, aviation companies are hungry for skilled workers.
March 11, 2014 in Business News
Colorado's Legal Marijuana Business is on Fire

Colorado's Legal Marijuana Business is on Fire

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This is how much revenue the state's pot industry has generated in just its first month.
March 11, 2014 in Business News
Rolls-Royce Reportedly Honing Nautical Drones

Rolls-Royce Reportedly Honing Nautical Drones

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The luxury car maker -- and creator of aircraft and marine propulsion engines -- is dipping its toes into the contentious realm of unmanned cargo ships.
March 10, 2014 in Business News
The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

The Mt. Gox Saga Just Got Way More Twisted

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The latest twist in the shattered exchange's meltdown has hackers calling Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles a fraud, a liar and a few other ‘choice’ words. Meanwhile, CoinDesk warns that the leaked files are Bitcoin wallet-pilfering trojans.
March 10, 2014 in Business News
Chiquita and Fyffes Merge to Create World's Largest Banana Company

Chiquita and Fyffes Merge to Create World's Largest Banana Company

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Two historic brands merge to create ChiquitaFyffes, a company expected to sell 160 million boxes of bananas annually.
March 10, 2014 in Business News
SexCoin, Dogecoin, HoboNickel, Ripple: Should You Take These Bitcoin Wannabes Seriously?

SexCoin, Dogecoin, HoboNickel, Ripple: Should You Take These Bitcoin Wannabes Seriously?

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Bitcoin isn’t the only crazy cryptocurrency shaking up the future of money. A look at which new digital cash forms are worth paying attention to and which are scamcoins.
March 10, 2014 in Business News
5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

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Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

Disney Interactive Lays Off 700 Employees

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Disney's struggling video game and digital media subsidiary slashed its workforce by 26 percent on Thursday.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation

Inventor of the Cronut Reveals His Latest Creation

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The quirky chef will debut his Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shots exclusively this weekend at SXSW, but may soon sell them at his New York City bakery.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
Cerberus Purchases Safeway in $9B Deal

Cerberus Purchases Safeway in $9B Deal

Cerberus Capital Management, which already owns grocery chain Albertsons, will purchase the 1,600-store Safeway chain.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

Tech All Stars and Investment-Hungry Startups Rub Elbows at OASIS Summit in Santa Monica

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SXSW is still way cooler, but Silicon Beach's glitzy tech con is all about the Moneyball.
March 6, 2014 in Business News
Amazon Launches Pilot Program Selling 3-D Printed Products

Amazon Launches Pilot Program Selling 3-D Printed Products

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The e-commerce goliath is trying out an online marketplace selling 3-D printed consumer goods, from fashion jewelry pieces to home decor items and tech accessories.
March 6, 2014 in Business News
The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked

The Obsessively Secretive Founder of Bitcoin Has Been Unmasked

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In its first printed issue since being acquired by IBT Media, Newsweek has exposed the crytocurrency’s enigmatic alleged founder.
March 6, 2014 in Business News
The Priciest Rents in the U.S. Are Somewhere You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Priciest Rents in the U.S. Are Somewhere You've Probably Never Heard Of

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A recent study revealed that a small, oil boom town in North Dakota fetches rents that are, on average, $2,400 for a one-bedroom apartment.
February 19, 2014 in News and Trends
Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones

Apple's Latest Patent Tracks Temperature, Perspiration and Heart Rate -- in Your Headphones

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Filed in 2008, the USPTO granted the request by Apple for a headphone system that can monitor biometric data and can potentially be controlled with head gestures.
February 18, 2014 in News and Trends
Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists

Twitter Inks Partnership With Music Startup to Track Emerging Artists

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Following a deal with the entertainment company 300, Twitter will share prized information about who happens to be tweeting about emerging musicians.
February 3, 2014 in Apps & Software
The Only Thing Scarier Than Self-Driving Cars Are the Hackers Waiting to Attack Them

The Only Thing Scarier Than Self-Driving Cars Are the Hackers Waiting to Attack Them

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A new study claims that nearly 54 million autonomous vehicles will be sold by 2035. But as smart devices proliferate across all categories, risks abound.
January 28, 2014 in Security
Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

Looking Back at Davos: How Entrepreneurs Can Help With This Dire Problem

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During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, global leaders discussed solutions for a must-solve problem. Here is how entrepreneurs can lend a helping hand.
January 27, 2014 in Young Entrepreneurs
Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

Pinning in Motion: Pinterest Said to Be Testing Posts With GIFs

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The popular social-media site is toying with the idea of allowing users to add the animated images to their pinboards.
January 21, 2014 in Social Media
Photoshop's Latest Feature: 3-D Printing Capability

Photoshop's Latest Feature: 3-D Printing Capability

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In the latest update to its ubiquitous Photoshop program, available today, Adobe has added 3-D printing capabilities.
January 16, 2014 in Apps & Software
At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart

At Yahoo, a $42 Million Change of Heart

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Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer has given the boot to her second in command, Henrique de Castro, just a little over a year after pilfering the exec from rival Google.
January 16, 2014 in Leadership
The Weather Channel Gets Unseasonably Dumped by DirecTV Amid Carriage Disputes

The Weather Channel Gets Unseasonably Dumped by DirecTV Amid Carriage Disputes

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DirecTV dropped The Weather Channel from the screens of its roughly 20 million customers early Tuesday morning after the two couldn't come to terms on carriage fees.
January 14, 2014 in News and Trends
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