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Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Now Has a $22 Billion Price Tag
Acquisitions

Facebook's WhatsApp Acquisition Now Has a $22 Billion Price Tag

That's about $3 billion more than when the deal was announced for $19 billion back in February.
For Hewlett-Packard, Symbolism in a Split
Hewlett-Packard

For Hewlett-Packard, Symbolism in a Split

Like its peers, HP has long said that software and services, not hardware, are the key to future success. A split prepares the company to prove it.
Apple Partner Files for Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy

Apple Partner Files for Bankruptcy

The company that developed the scratch-resistant sapphire glass that was left out of Apple's new large-screen iPhones is in financial distress.
Why Today's Rich Really Are Different: Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

Why Today's Rich Really Are Different: Weekly Tips Roundup

We recap the top strategies for success from our experts and contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Tech Giant Hewlett-Packard to Split Into Two Public Companies
Hewlett-Packard

Tech Giant Hewlett-Packard to Split Into Two Public Companies

HP's computer and printer businesses will now stand apart from its faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations.
Why California's Plastic Bag Ban Might Backfire
Economy & Small Business

Why California's Plastic Bag Ban Might Backfire

A look at the consequences for businesses and shoppers.
Katie Little
Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat
Snapchat

Yahoo Plans to Invest in Snapchat

The tech giant plans to invest a part of the proceeds from its Alibaba stake in the popular mobile messaging app.
Facebook Wins EU Approval for $19 Billion WhatsApp Bid
Acquisitions

Facebook Wins EU Approval for $19 Billion WhatsApp Bid

The landmark deal gives Facebook a strong foothold in the fast-growing mobile messaging market.
JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses
Data Breach

JPMorgan Hack Exposed Data of 83 Million Homes and Small Businesses

Names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses were all compromised, making it one of the largest breaches in history.
Seeking Truce With Drag Community, Facebook Will Amend Its 'Real-Name' Policy
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Seeking Truce With Drag Community, Facebook Will Amend Its 'Real-Name' Policy

After hundreds of accounts were suspended for the use of drag names like Sister Roma and Lil Miss Hot Mess, Facebook said it was rethinking certain policies.
Geoff Weiss
Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs
Layoffs

Angry Birds Maker Rovio to Cut Up to 130 Jobs

Company CEO: 'We have been building our team on assumptions of faster growth than have materialized.'
Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's 'Great American Techtopia' Is in Trouble
Tony Hsieh

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's 'Great American Techtopia' Is in Trouble

Tony Hsieh, a cult-like figure and the CEO of Zappos, is reportedly stepping down as leader of his $350 million project to transform Downtown Las Vegas into a city built entirely for entrepreneurs.
Laura Entis
California Becomes First U.S. State to Ban Plastic Grocery Bags
California Laws

California Becomes First U.S. State to Ban Plastic Grocery Bags

Do you prefer plastic over paper? Too bad if you live in the Golden State as they will disappear from grocery stores over the next two years.