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The Election Ate Their Homework? CEOs Blame Campaign for Weakness.
Presidential Elections

The Election Ate Their Homework? CEOs Blame Campaign for Weakness.

At least that is the word from a clutch of corporate executives in recent weeks who have laid at least some blame for their companies' rocky performances or uneven consumer demand at the feet of constantly bickering White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Alphabet's Unit Discloses Snapchat Investment
Alphabet

Alphabet's Unit Discloses Snapchat Investment

Alphabet's venture capital arm, CapitalG, has not made a formal announcement and it was not clear when Google made the investment.
After Complaints, Apple Drops Price of USB-C Dongles
Apple

After Complaints, Apple Drops Price of USB-C Dongles

The company's USB-C adapters and some of its USB-C cables are now $6 to $20 cheaper.
John Oliver: Multilevel Marketing Is Not a Good Path to Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

John Oliver: Multilevel Marketing Is Not a Good Path to Entrepreneurship

Don't get sucked into these businesses that promise big profits for just a small investment.
Stephen J. Bronner
Women Just Made a Huge Breakthrough in Professional Sports
Sports

Women Just Made a Huge Breakthrough in Professional Sports

The first-ever female professional golf tournament in Abu Dhabi teed off this week. Here's how it came to be.
Entrepreneur Staff
Elon Musk on Trump Presidency: 'I Don't Think He's the Right Guy'
Elon Musk

Elon Musk on Trump Presidency: 'I Don't Think He's the Right Guy'

However, when asked if political risk was a threat to Tesla's business model, Musk said he doesn't expect much impact.
Cadie Thompson
People Are Saying Chipotle's New Burger Joint Is a Rip-Off of In-N-Out and Five Guys
Chipotle

People Are Saying Chipotle's New Burger Joint Is a Rip-Off of In-N-Out and Five Guys

Chipotle opened the first Tasty Made location opened in Lancaster, Ohio, last week, and there's a lot at stake.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's to Sell a Bigger Big Mac -- and a Less Big, Big Mac?
Make More Happen

McDonald's to Sell a Bigger Big Mac -- and a Less Big, Big Mac?

The chain plans to serve up some different options early next year.
Nina Zipkin
Huawei Wants to Beat Apple in Smartphones in Two Years
Huawei

Huawei Wants to Beat Apple in Smartphones in Two Years

The Chinese company on Thursday launched a new premium phone, which will sell for about $777.
Taco Bell to Have 9,000 U.S. Outlets by the End of 2022
Taco Bell

Taco Bell to Have 9,000 U.S. Outlets by the End of 2022

The Yum Brands unit, which currently operates about 7,000 locations in the United States, had revenue of about $2 billion in 2015.
Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines in U.S. Over Injury Risk
Samsung

Samsung Recalls 2.8 Million Washing Machines in U.S. Over Injury Risk

The recall involves 34 models of top-load washing machines made between March 2011 and November 2016 and costing $450 to $1,500.
Does Your Kid Have Trouble Sleeping? Confiscate That Phone.
Sleep

Does Your Kid Have Trouble Sleeping? Confiscate That Phone.

The mere presence of a media device in the bedroom can be enough to distract from a good night's slumber.
At This Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Discouraged
Food Businesses

At This Restaurant, Human Interaction Is Discouraged

With its 'low-interaction dining,' food is the focus at Ichiran, a popular chain in Asia that recently expanded to Brooklyn, N.Y.
Stephen J. Bronner
As 'Doctor Strange' Hits Theaters, Check Out Stan Lee's Most Heroic Super Quotes
Inspirational Quotes

As 'Doctor Strange' Hits Theaters, Check Out Stan Lee's Most Heroic Super Quotes

Spider-Man, Wolverine and Doctor Strange's proud papa has mouthed many motivational mantras over the years. Excelsior!
Bill Schulz