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Activist Investor Urges Staples to Merge With Office Depot
Mergers

Activist Investor Urges Staples to Merge With Office Depot

Starboard Value has written a letter to Staples urging it to merge with rival its big rival.
What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online
Legal

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online

As the FTC cracks down on non-compliant businesses, understanding the importance of children's online privacy and protection is even more important for small businesses.
Peter Gasca
Facebook Testing a Feature That Will Turn Voice Clips Into Text
Facebook

Facebook Testing a Feature That Will Turn Voice Clips Into Text

The idea is to make it easier for users to get audio messages when they are in situations that make listening to a recording inconvenient.
Laura Entis
Why Etsy's Rumored IPO Matters: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Why Etsy's Rumored IPO Matters: Your Weekly News Roundup

Brush up on the latest from Apple, Google, Bitcoin, Etsy and other innovation news in a snap.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Target Is Done With Canada
Target

Target Is Done With Canada

The retail company announced it will discontinue operations in the country after racking up billions in losses.
Laura Entis
BlackBerry Shares Drop After Denying Talks of $7.5 Billion Samsung Acquisition
Mergers and Acquisitions

BlackBerry Shares Drop After Denying Talks of $7.5 Billion Samsung Acquisition

The rumored buyout is said to be a bid for BlackBerry's valuable trove of patents.
Geoff Weiss
RadioShack Prepares to File for Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

RadioShack Prepares to File for Bankruptcy

The electronics retailer is said to be in talks with a private equity firm that could buy its assets out of bankruptcy.
Business Travelers Are Expensing More Uber Rides Than Ever
Uber

Business Travelers Are Expensing More Uber Rides Than Ever

A new report shows corporate travelers are increasingly relying on the ridesharing service, posing a threat to both traditional taxi and rental-car companies.
Kate Taylor
LinkedIn to Unveil Tools to Connect Co-Workers
Communication Strategies

LinkedIn to Unveil Tools to Connect Co-Workers

Like Facebook and Microsoft, LinkedIn is looking to facilitate intraoffice communication.
Nina Zipkin
Digg Founder Kevin Rose Leaves Google Ventures
Google Ventures

Digg Founder Kevin Rose Leaves Google Ventures

He plans to work full-time on app developer North Technologies.
Facebook Begins Rolling Out Facebook at Work
Productivity

Facebook Begins Rolling Out Facebook at Work

The rumored intraoffice communication platform is now available as part of a pilot program.
Nina Zipkin
Etsy Reportedly Eyeing a $300 Million IPO as Soon as This Quarter
IPOs

Etsy Reportedly Eyeing a $300 Million IPO as Soon as This Quarter

The rumored IPO would be one of the largest for a New York-based tech company since 1999.
Geoff Weiss
Apple, Google Reach New Deal to End U.S. Lawsuit Over Employee Poaching
Legal Issues

Apple, Google Reach New Deal to End U.S. Lawsuit Over Employee Poaching

The settlement aims to resolve an antitrust class action lawsuit by tech workers.
U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Cast a Cloud on Consumer Spending
Economic Conditions

U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Cast a Cloud on Consumer Spending

Economists had expected core retail sales to rise last month. They fell.