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Samsung Snaps Up Smart-Home Startup SmartThings

The deal reportedly closed for about $200 million.

Cisco to Cut 6,000 Jobs in Restructuring Plan

The network equipment maker delivered better-than-expected quarterly results, but announced it will cut about 8 percent of its workforce.

Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats

The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit.

Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On

Amid divisive contract disputes, the Walt Disney Company is the latest multimedia giant to find itself in Amazon's crosshairs.

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.

Freelance Site Fiverr Raises $30 Million in a Play to Become the 'Amazon of Marketplace Services'

The site, which started out as a quirky, $5-a-pop freelance marketplace, has beefed up its offerings.

How Businesses Are Catering to the Single Diner

As more and more Americans are eating alone, grocery stores and restaurants have adapted to serve their solo customers.

Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board

Instead, he will sell half his shares to a private-equity firm.

Russian Hacking Ring Steals More Than a Billion Passwords

Turns out, the Target breach was just the tip of the iceberg.

Sprint Shelves Bid for T-Mobile, Calls in New CEO

After months of languishing in regulatory limbo, a proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is now off.

Gannett Splits Broadcast and Publishing Into Two Separate Companies

Following the lead of fellow media giants like E.W. Scripps, News Corp and Time Warner, Gannett is spinning off its publishing division.

A Poor, Sleepy Border Town Just Won Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk's Business

Brownsville, Texas, will be home to the world's first commercial rocket launch complex, built by SpaceX.

Xiaomi, the 'Apple of the East,' Surpasses Samsung as China's Top Smartphone Seller

In China's mobile market -- the largest on earth -- there's a brand new leader in town.

The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either

The U.S. Department of Transportation has a hang-up with in-flight calls, perhaps enough to put an official kibosh on them – and soon.

Square Scoops Up Fancy Food Delivery Startup 'Caviar'

Caviar, which delivers meals from high-end restaurants that don't typically offer delivery, represents new territory for the electronic payments company.

Google: The Process of 'Forgetting' People Is Still Evolving

In response to questions raised by EU data protection agencies, Google published a point-by-point response explaining how it is currently processing the 91,000 removal requests it has already received.

SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout

While the companies chalked it up to 'shifting priorities,' the announcement comes on the heels of widespread urgings by animal activists.

Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?

Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy?

Panasonic to Pour $5 Billion Into Tesla Battery 'Gigafactory'

The two companies are joining forces to build a battery megafactory somewhere in the U.S. The ambitious undertaking could lead to more affordable electric vehicles.

Last Week, Brian Cornell Resigned From Pepsi. Now He's Target's New CEO.

He arrives at a precarious time for the company, which is still recovering from last year's massive data breach.

Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment

Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block.

PayPal's Small Business Lending Program Expands

More than 20,000 businesses have borrowed more than $150 million in PayPal Working Capital loans since the pilot program launched in September.

EU Committee Calls 'Right to Be Forgotten' Ruling Unreasonable

Should search engines be accountable for the data some people might want removed from the Internet? Members of a European subcommittee don't think so.

LinkedIn's App Just Got More Useful

The redesign shows you how someone came across your profile, informing you of whether they searched for you or found you through a shared connection.

$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction

Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution.
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