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Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82
Fashion Design

Fashion Designer and Entrepreneur Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82

He was one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century.
Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion
Acquisitions

Investor Group Aims to Buy Adidas' Reebok Unit for $2.2 Billion

The investors are expected to argue that Reebok would do better if it were managed independently
Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts
Cost Cutting

Yahoo Expected to Outline Cost-Cutting Efforts

CEO Marissa Mayer will also give details of how the company is evaluating possible acquisitions as it faces pressure from an activist investor.
Marc Andreessen to Quit eBay Board
Marc Andreesen

Marc Andreessen to Quit eBay Board

After six years serving on eBay's board of directors, Silicon Valley luminary is stepping down.
Uber Fires -- Then Promptly Rehires -- Driver Over Shockingly Innocuous Tweet
Disciplining and Firing

Uber Fires -- Then Promptly Rehires -- Driver Over Shockingly Innocuous Tweet

After Uber driver Chris Ortiz tweeted about driver safety, he was unceremoniously dumped by the company in a letter that called his statements 'hateful.'
Geoff Weiss
The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

The Latest Silicon Valley Perk That's Raising Eyebrows: Weekly News Roundup

Check out the news innovators and business owners need to know.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Is Airbnb 'Great for New York City?' New York's AG Definitely Doesn't Think So.
Airbnb

Is Airbnb 'Great for New York City?' New York's AG Definitely Doesn't Think So.

He released a scathing report, which challenges the company's presentation of itself as a benevolent force for the average New Yorker.
Laura Entis
The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business
Startups

The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business

Check out these three cool, innovative Nordic startups that are seeking to expand to the U.S.
Adam Callinan
Like HBO, CBS Cuts the Cord and Launches a Digital Subscription Service
Streaming

Like HBO, CBS Cuts the Cord and Launches a Digital Subscription Service

The move comes a day after HBO's announcement of an Internet-only subscription service.
Nina Zipkin
People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story
News and trends

People Still Prefer Male Bosses – But That's Not the Whole Story

A new poll from Gallup reveals that a boss's gender is mattering less and less.
Nina Zipkin
Tech Firms HP, EMC Said to Call Off Merger Talks
Mergers and Acquisitions

Tech Firms HP, EMC Said to Call Off Merger Talks

It is unclear when talks ended following months-long discussions.
Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs
Benefits

Facebook, Apple to Begin Paying for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

The move opens up a conversation about benefits and responsibility.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola
Ebola

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg Donates $25 Million to Fight Ebola

Social network's CEO and founder makes donation to the Center of Disease Control Foundation.
John Kell