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Angry Birds Maker Rovio Signs Toy Deal With Lego
Partnerships

Angry Birds Maker Rovio Signs Toy Deal With Lego

The pair will launch a line of Angry Birds building blocks.
How Long Does it Take to Decide on a Job Candidate? The Answer May Surprise You.
Hiring

How Long Does it Take to Decide on a Job Candidate? The Answer May Surprise You.

Hint: Most people interviewing for a job have more than a minute to make a good impression -- but not much more.
Nina Zipkin
As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement
Online Video

As Facebook Video Swells, YouTube Creators Cry Foul Over Copyright Infringement

Creators say their videos are being pilfered and posted onto Facebook by third parties, which detracts from valuable YouTube views.
Geoff Weiss
3 Strategies to Ensure You Never Sit in the 'Regular' Boarding Area Again
Business Travel

3 Strategies to Ensure You Never Sit in the 'Regular' Boarding Area Again

Why put up with the masses when you can have first-class perks?
Brad Wilson
Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Apple Ups Its Streaming Music Game: Weekly News Roundup

The tech giant is expected to unveil a paid music-streaming service at its annual developer conference.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Retail Giant American Apparel Gets Restraining Order Against Its Founder
Legal Issues

Retail Giant American Apparel Gets Restraining Order Against Its Founder

The company wants nothing to do with Dov Charney anymore.
Ellen Pao Will Appeal Gender Discrimination Case Against Kleiner
Gender bias

Ellen Pao Will Appeal Gender Discrimination Case Against Kleiner

Meanwhile, the venture capital firm is seeking to recover nearly $1 million in litigation costs.
From a Fix-it Guy to a Franchisee Now Working on His First $1 Million
Franchise Players

From a Fix-it Guy to a Franchisee Now Working on His First $1 Million

Home improvement franchisee Kory Arntson has been honored by Angie's List not once but three times.
Entrepreneur Staff
Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison
Bitcoin

Silk Road Creator Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

The mastermind behind the underground website is expected to appeal.
GoPro Goes VR, Snapchat CEO Wants to IPO: Your Weekly News
Weekly News Roundup

GoPro Goes VR, Snapchat CEO Wants to IPO: Your Weekly News

Evan Spiegel reveals his interest to take his app company public, Yelp enters e-commerce and U.S. entrepreneurship makes a comeback.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Social Networking App Path Bought by Korean Internet Firm
Social Media

Social Networking App Path Bought by Korean Internet Firm

Dave Morin, Path's founder and CEO, made the announcement via blog post.
Laura Entis
Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Confidential Company Information Via Poached Employees
Legal

Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Confidential Company Information Via Poached Employees

Earlier this year, according to the suit, Fitbit contacted one-third of Jawbone's workforce -- several of whom downloaded sensitive documents before being hired away.
Geoff Weiss
5 Inspiring Multi-Million Dollar Website Sales
Acquisitions

5 Inspiring Multi-Million Dollar Website Sales

Whether you are considering starting an online business or thinking about selling your website, here are some eye-opening sales
Thomas Smale
IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers
Security

IRS Hack Affects More Than 100,000 Taxpayers

While its main computer was unaffected, the agency has shut down the breached application.
Nina Zipkin