News and Trends

Uber Could Bring You a Car Full of Puppies Next Week
Data-Driven Marketing

Uber Could Bring You a Car Full of Puppies Next Week

Our tails are already wagging with excitement.
Carly Okyle
5 Unique Traits of Millennial Entrepreneurs
Business Accelerated

5 Unique Traits of Millennial Entrepreneurs

Millenials tend to be highly collaborative and less protective when it comes to ideas.
Zach Cutler
A Small Coffee Company Just Won a Free Commercial at This Year's Super Bowl
Advertising

A Small Coffee Company Just Won a Free Commercial at This Year's Super Bowl

Death Wish Coffee Company succeeds GoldieBlox as the second winner of Intuit's 'Small Business Big Game' contest.
Geoff Weiss
Mattel Introduces New Body Types for Barbie
Toys; Games

Mattel Introduces New Body Types for Barbie

Tall, curvy and petite toys are now available so girls can 'find a doll that speaks to them.'
Laura Entis
This Microscope Can Detect Cancer Without a Biopsy
Science

This Microscope Can Detect Cancer Without a Biopsy

The new handheld microscope uses tiny mirrors and optical beams to zoom in and quickly create image scans at the cellular and subcellular level.
Italy Claims Google Dodged $248 Million in Taxes
Legal

Italy Claims Google Dodged $248 Million in Taxes

Google defended against the claims, saying it complies with tax laws wherever it operates.
Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France
Legal

Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France

The ridesharing giant was found by a Paris court to havemade 'ambiguous' recommendations to its drivers.
Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup
Fraud

Google Leads $75 Million Investment in Phone Fraud Startup

Pindrop, founded in 2011, is a voice security company that combats fraud by analyzing and assigning risk to phone calls.
Robert Hackett
'Cultured Beef,' Made From Harvested Cells, Could Solve Growing Global Demands for Meat
Innovation

'Cultured Beef,' Made From Harvested Cells, Could Solve Growing Global Demands for Meat

The meat and a book that cleans dirty water are the latest innovations in food technology that could be key to sustainability in a world of finite resources.
Theranos Poses 'Immediate Jeopardy' to Patient Health, Government Says
Safety

Theranos Poses 'Immediate Jeopardy' to Patient Health, Government Says

The embattled blood-testing startup's lab practices were found to be deficient.
Facebook Revenue Surges, Boosted by Ad Sales
Facebook

Facebook Revenue Surges, Boosted by Ad Sales

The social-networking giant's total revenue rose 52 percent in the fourth quarter.
11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016
Data-Driven Marketing

11 Ecommerce Conferences You Should Consider for 2016

Conferences are a great way to take a break, network and refuel.
Thomas Smale
Facebook's 5 New Emoji 'Reactions' Are Coming Soon.
Business Accelerated

Facebook's 5 New Emoji 'Reactions' Are Coming Soon.

A fresh new set of feels, for when 'like' isn't enough. 'Yay' not included.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Disney Lawsuit Highlights Issues With H-1B Visa System
Legal

Disney Lawsuit Highlights Issues With H-1B Visa System

Outsourcing companies are winning an outsize share of H-1Bs for a simple reason: the visa procurement process is a game of numbers, and they are going big.
Claire Zillman