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Airbnb Seeks Funds Valuing it at $30 Billion
Funding

Airbnb Seeks Funds Valuing it at $30 Billion

The booking site intends to use the financing to support new investments and growth opportunities.
As Britain Turns Inward, One Company Isn't Waiting Around
Relocation

As Britain Turns Inward, One Company Isn't Waiting Around

'We cannot wait for two years to see what will come out of this,' managing director of Encocam said.
With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days
Wal-Mart

With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days

The company had announced a slew of programs, including online grocery pick up and a partnership with ride-hailing app Uber to deliver groceries as it looks to boost online sales.
Sergey Brin: Don't Come to Silicon Valley to Start a Business
Silicon Valley

Sergey Brin: Don't Come to Silicon Valley to Start a Business

'I know that sort of contradicts what everyone here has been saying,' the Google co-founder said.
Jillian D'Onfro
This Robot Lawyer Could Help You Get Out of a Parking Ticket
Apps

This Robot Lawyer Could Help You Get Out of a Parking Ticket

DoNotPay, developed by a London-born teenager, has a success rate of 64 percent.
Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Cars Over Airbag, Emissions Control Issues
Toyota

Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Cars Over Airbag, Emissions Control Issues

Some of the automaker's gasoline-electric hybrid Prius models contain both of the potential defects, taking the total number of vehicles affected by the recalls to 3.37 million.
Kellogg's Is Opening a Cereal Cafe in New York -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Kellogg's Is Opening a Cereal Cafe in New York -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Walmart is making a month of free shipping available to everyone.
Grace Reader
Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products
Amazon

Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products

'What Amazon knows a lot about is going to retail, and we continued to hear that that's a big problem for startups,' Launchpad's senior marketing manager said.
Watch This Guy Replicate a SpaceX Landing in a Swimming Pool
Elon Musk

Watch This Guy Replicate a SpaceX Landing in a Swimming Pool

If you don't have Elon Musk's bank account, a drone and some imagination is all you need.
Entrepreneur Staff
The Shark Tank Effect: This Entrepreneur 'Felt' the Power of the Show
Shark Tank

The Shark Tank Effect: This Entrepreneur 'Felt' the Power of the Show

Tomer Alpert dishes on his experience pitching his startup on the popular TV show.
Andrew Medal
Get Motivated: Watch Tony Hawk Do the Impossible at Age 48
Motivation

Get Motivated: Watch Tony Hawk Do the Impossible at Age 48

Need some motivation? Check out the skateboard legend's attempt to replicate a move he pulled off 17 years ago.
Entrepreneur Staff
Microsoft Pays Woman $10,000 for Unwanted Windows 10 Update. Here Are 5 Times the Upgrade Came at the Worst Moment.
Windows 10

Microsoft Pays Woman $10,000 for Unwanted Windows 10 Update. Here Are 5 Times the Upgrade Came at the Worst Moment.

The tech giant has been on a mission to roll out the newest version of its operating system to the world.
Rose Leadem
Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Registration Policy
Legal

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Registration Policy

Matt Dorsey, a spokesman for the San Francisco city attorney's office, said nothing in the ordinance punishes Airbnb for their hosts' content.
Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers
Uber

Alphabet Proposes Scrapping Buses in Favor of Ubers

According to proposals for Columbus, Ohio, public transportation subsidies would instead be handed to ride-sharing services.