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Business News

SXSW Apologizes for Canceling Two Gamer Panels, Will Create an Online Harassment Summit

"We made a mistake," SXSW Interactive's director said on the decision to cancel the panels after threats of violence.

Business News

SXSW Festival Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats of Violence

'Maintaining civil and respectful dialogue within the big tent is more important than any particular session,' the event's director said in a statement.

Operations & Logistics

Abortions at Dunkin' Donuts: How Brands Should React When They Get Strange, Potentially Damaging Press

Here's how Dunkin' Donuts quelled a strange quandary from a parody site called Clickhole.

Social Media

This Creepy, Yelp-Like App Lets You Rate People Like Restaurants

Imagine if Tinder, Facebook and LinkedIn had a snarky stalker baby and, yuck, you're there.

Data & Recovery

Anti-Virus Pioneer and Ex-Fugitive John McAfee Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

McAfee will be running as a member of the self-started 'Cyber Party,' with a platform that touts his unique tech proficiencies.

Leadership

Hillary Clinton's Likability Crisis

In business, you don't have to be liked to be successful. In politics, it's crucial.

Business News

Toshiba CEO Quits Over Accounting Scandal

An independent inquiry found the CEO had been aware the company had inflated its profits by $1.2 billion over a period of several years.

Business News

Toshiba CEO to Step Down in September in Accounting Scandal

Sources say Hisao Tanaka and other board members will exit the Japanese tech company.

Business News

Why It's OK to Sell Merchandise With the Confederate Battle Flag

As long as people have a right to freedom of speech, businesses are free to sell whatever is still legal.

Business News

T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver

T-Mobile has co-opted an existing Verizon ad campaign and is offering Verizon customers a free two-week trial in hopes of luring them away from the provider.

Branding

Abercrombie & Fitch to Ditch Sleazy Hot Clerk Policy and Trademark Sexy Abs

You don't have to be, like, totally hot to work at the preppy retailer anymore. Here's why Abercrombie is going G-rated.

Marketing

3 Tactics for Getting Customers to Notice Your Online Business

Drawing attention to your website is like getting one star noticed in the night sky. You need a strategy to go super nova.

Growing a Business

Starbucks Baristas Will No Longer Be Writing 'Race Together' on Cups

However, the coffee giant says its initiative to start discussions about race is far from over.

Business News

Yelp Shares are Tanking and a Kickstarter Project Could Be the Reason

A new documentary apparently shows alleged abuses by the customer review service.

Business News

Uber Pledges to Enlist a Million Female Drivers by 2020

The ride-hailing app is under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities.