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EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion
International business

EU Lawmakers to Vote on Google Break-Up Motion

While parliament has no power to dismember a firm, the vote highlights the underlining, widespread concern among EU politicians about American dominance of the Internet industry.
Apple's $450 Million eBook Settlement Gets Final Court Approval
Legal Issues

Apple's $450 Million eBook Settlement Gets Final Court Approval

The deal resolves claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.
FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits

U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court.
Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.
Fab

Fab Was Once Valued at $1 Billion. Now, It May Sell for a Fraction of That.

Less than a year and a half ago, the ecommerce company raised $150 million at a $1 billion valuation. Today, the company is reportedly on the block for $15 million.
Laura Entis
It May Cost Less to Fill Up Over the Holidays, But Don't Expect Discounts on Other Travel
Travel

It May Cost Less to Fill Up Over the Holidays, But Don't Expect Discounts on Other Travel

Holiday travel spending is expected to soar to $83 billion this year.
Gabrielle Karol
Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More
Immigration

Obama's Immigration Tweaks Leave Big Tech Wanting More

Silicon Valley representatives are disappointed his immigration rule changes will not satisfy longstanding demands for more visas and faster green cards.
Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide
Mobile Payments

Square Makes Its Register Software Free Worldwide

Square CEO Jack Dorsey announced today that the mobile payments company is now localized for 130 internationally currencies.
Kate Taylor
Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals
Holiday Sales

Shoppers Skeptical of Black Friday Deals

Tired of retailers flooding your inbox with promises of big deals? You're not the only one.
Krystina Gustafson
JetBlue to Charge for Checked Bags in New Fare Class
Travel

JetBlue to Charge for Checked Bags in New Fare Class

The changes come amid pressure from analysts for not adding fees in step with other carriers.
Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate
Legal Issues

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate

The massive project -- which could have benefited businesses large and small and created thousands of jobs -- faced mounting opposition from environmentalists and politicians.
Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen
Fast Casual Restaurants

Investors Toss $18.5 Million at Salad Chain Sweetgreen

Shake Shack's founder Daniel Meyer, billionaire Steve Case and other investors are sold on the healthy, seasonal fast-casual.
Kate Taylor
A Brief History of Uber's Controversies
Uber

A Brief History of Uber's Controversies

It's not just one scandal, it's a long string of them.
Erin Griffith
'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
Culture

'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Laura Entis