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An Australian company wants to drop sandwiches from the sky in New York City, but the whole concept seems like pie in the sky.
While a riveted audience gawks on, PayPal has responded to the Twitter tirade of former employee Rakesh Agrawal, calling his meltdown 'tasteless' and 'worrisome.'
Powerade lovers decided they were tired of sipping on a chemical banned in the EU. Now, Coke is listening.
Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
Companies that seem invincible now might not be around forever. Here's a look back at some mega brands that have faded away.
National Small Business Week runs from May 12 to 16 this year, with events being held in cities from San Francisco to Washington.
A new report alleges telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about a merger that could be worth as much as $40 billion.
The company said it will soon make similar changes for all Google Apps customers.
Fewer higher-paying positions have replaced the jobs lost during the recession, according to new analysis.
Licensed toys from Disney and Pixar are a bright spot in the overall toy category, which saw a 1-percent sales decline in 2013.
The telecommunications company said that by late 2015, it would build a new air-to-ground network based on 4G LTE, creating a better wireless experience on continental flights.
Pastry chef Dominique Ansel may have turned out one too many buzz-friendly mashups to be taken seriously.
A new kind of plastic lid promises to give coffee drinkers a stronger whiff of their beverage.
In the mercurial world of casual gaming, once prominent players have struggled to adapt to industry trends.
By the end of the year, $1.5 trillion worth of in-store sales could be influenced by mobile devices.
Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe have settled a suit that accused the firms of conspiring not to hire one anothers engineers.
These innovative companies span fields and are saving big on overhead.
Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.
In a deal rumored to be worth just under $10 million, Etsy has acquired Grand St., an online marketplace where indie hardware makers vend cutting-edge tech.
Amazon Prime members can now have big boxes filled with regular-sized household items delivered at a flat rate.
When Netflix raised its subscription prices two years ago, users rebelled. This time, the company is doing it differently.
The sportswear company is shifting its focus from hardware to software.
Bowing to customer outrage, the food giant has done an about-face on its terms of service.
You may be able to order pouches of powdered vodka, Cosmopolitans and 'Powderitas' as soon as this fall.
Candy and Easter go hand in hand. Some of the sweet treats in your basket are also big business for these companies.