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The Airlines and Hotels That Rank Highest for Customer Service
Customer Satisfaction

The Airlines and Hotels That Rank Highest for Customer Service

Which companies came out on top? Find out here.
What Brands Can Learn From Lilly Pulitzer and Target's Sold-Out Collaboration
Retail

What Brands Can Learn From Lilly Pulitzer and Target's Sold-Out Collaboration

For a high-end brand, too much exposure can be a risk.
Nina Zipkin
Raytheon to Buy Cybersecurity Company Websense for $1.9 Billion
Acquisitions

Raytheon to Buy Cybersecurity Company Websense for $1.9 Billion

The U.S. arms maker is buying the network security provider as cybersecurity continues to grow as a market.
EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo
Search Engines

EU to Investigate Transparency of Google, Microsoft and Yahoo

The investigation is expected to take place next year, but a strategy document has already been drafted.
3 Reasons Why Millennials May Be the Greatest Entrepreneurs
Millennials

3 Reasons Why Millennials May Be the Greatest Entrepreneurs

Why we're seeing so many members of this generation ditch the nine to five job for work freedom.
Sujan Patel
A Friendly Reminder to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by Tomorrow
Website Design

A Friendly Reminder to Make Sure Your Site Is Mobile-Friendly by Tomorrow

Starting April 21, Google will incorporate a site's mobile-friendliness into its ranking algorithm.
Laura Entis
Warning: Affordable Care Act Penalties Start This Year
Affordable Care Act

Warning: Affordable Care Act Penalties Start This Year

What could noncompliance cost you? Here are seven questions -- and answers.
Shrinking Airline Seat Size Raises Health and Safety Concerns
Airlines

Shrinking Airline Seat Size Raises Health and Safety Concerns

Attention frequent fliers: Those smaller seats could be harming your health in more ways than one.
Crowdfunding Platform RocketHub Acquired for $15 Million
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Platform RocketHub Acquired for $15 Million

EFactor, a resource site for entrepreneurs, bought the New York City-based alternative finance platform.
Catherine Clifford
Mattel, Quirky Partner Up to Crowdsource New Toys for Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price
Toys; Games

Mattel, Quirky Partner Up to Crowdsource New Toys for Barbie, Hot Wheels and Fisher-Price

Users can now submit ideas for toys, games, baby gear and preschool products that will carry the toy giant's iconic monikers.
Geoff Weiss
Is Yahoo Buying Foursquare? Rumors Continue to Swirl.
Mergers and Acquisitions

Is Yahoo Buying Foursquare? Rumors Continue to Swirl.

The recurring rumors, floated again today by Techcrunch, could mark a bid by Yahoo to ramp up its mobile prowess.
Geoff Weiss
Artist Claims Apple Stole His Style
Legal Issues

Artist Claims Apple Stole His Style

The suit demands Apple and the design firm Craig & Karl immediately cease using the images in question.
Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices
Mobile

Android Update Lets Users Unlock Phones With Just Their Voices

The Trusted Voice Smart Lock option is being rolled out as part of the Google Play Services 7.0 update
Nina Zipkin
Amazon and HarperCollins Reach Multi-Year Publishing Deal
Ecommerce

Amazon and HarperCollins Reach Multi-Year Publishing Deal

The agreement is expected to go into effect this week.