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Revealed: The Online Holiday Shipping Deadlines for This Year
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Revealed: The Online Holiday Shipping Deadlines for This Year

When is the last day you can order something online and get it before December 25? Here are the dates to know.
Facebook Will Soon Add Original Shows to Its Platform
Facebook

Facebook Will Soon Add Original Shows to Its Platform

Funding original shows on Facebook is a similar approach to how the company has paid celebrities and media outlets to broadcast live video.
Nestle Loses Battle With Cadbury Over the Shape of Its Kit Kats
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Nestle Loses Battle With Cadbury Over the Shape of Its Kit Kats

Nestle would have to prove that when it applied in 2002, its Kit Kat shape had already gained distinctive character.
General Electric Is Selling Its $3 Billion Industrial-Solutions Business
General Electric

General Electric Is Selling Its $3 Billion Industrial-Solutions Business

This comes as part of a push to focus on its core businesses.
Tech Workers Vow to Never Help Trump Build Muslim Registry
Donald Trump

Tech Workers Vow to Never Help Trump Build Muslim Registry

They would rather resign than be forced to work on such a project.
Wynn Las Vegas Adding Amazon Echo to All Rooms
Amazon Echo

Wynn Las Vegas Adding Amazon Echo to All Rooms

You'll be able to walk into your room and say 'Alexa, open the curtains,' or 'Alexa, lower the temperature.'
Reddit CEO Was Wrong to Prank Critics but Reddit Is Right to Ban Toxic Minority
Reddit

Reddit CEO Was Wrong to Prank Critics but Reddit Is Right to Ban Toxic Minority

Influential websites have a responsibility to act against online intimidation and fake news, even if Steve Huffman was wrong to change a few critical posts as a joke.
Peter Gasca
Nintendo in Risky Mobile Games Push With Paid Super Mario Launch on iPhones
Nintendo

Nintendo in Risky Mobile Games Push With Paid Super Mario Launch on iPhones

A lot is riding for the Japanese company on Super Mario Run, which is being released in 151 countries and regions on Thursday.
Instagram's User Base Crosses 600 Million
Instagram

Instagram's User Base Crosses 600 Million

The photo-sharing app added 100 million users since June.
Yahoo Says 1 Billion Accounts Exposed in Newly Discovered Security Breach
Yahoo

Yahoo Says 1 Billion Accounts Exposed in Newly Discovered Security Breach

The number of affected accounts was double the number implicated in a 2014 breach that the internet company disclosed in September.
Human Driving Autonomous Uber Car Caught Running Red Light
Uber

Human Driving Autonomous Uber Car Caught Running Red Light

The company launched its self-driving car fleet in San Francisco despite a warning from state regulators.
Trump Team Says Twitter Too Small to Be Included in Tech Meeting
Twitter

Trump Team Says Twitter Too Small to Be Included in Tech Meeting

Twitter's platform played a big role in Trump's ability to speak directly to millions of voters.
Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis
Cannabis

Microsoft to Offer Software for Local Governments to Regulate and Tax Legal Cannabis

The software giant has entered in a partnership with a California company specializing in regulatory compliance for an industry that isn't entirely legal and can't use banks to do business.
dispensaries.com
5 Tips for More Affordable Travel as an Entrepreneur
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5 Tips for More Affordable Travel as an Entrepreneur

It's perfectly possible to travel around the world even if you have no money. Here are some ways to do that.
Anna Johansson