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Here Is What Small Business Needs From the Trump Administration
Small Business Big Impact

Here Is What Small Business Needs From the Trump Administration

The nation's 28 million small businesses and tens of millions of self-employed freelancers need a voice the President will listen to.
Carol Roth
Theranos Is Getting Rid of High-Profile Board Members Including Henry Kissinger and George Shultz
Theranos

Theranos Is Getting Rid of High-Profile Board Members Including Henry Kissinger and George Shultz

In 2017, the company said, the board of counselors will be retired.
Johnson & Johnson Hit With More Than $1 Billion Verdict on Hip Implants
Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson Hit With More Than $1 Billion Verdict on Hip Implants

The hip implants were defectively designed and the company failed to warn consumers about the risks.
Listen Up: Queen of Retail Talks Trends for 2017
Radicals & Visionaries

Listen Up: Queen of Retail Talks Trends for 2017

Bricks-and-clicks strategies will matter even more as millennials drive experiential-marketing campaigns and entrepreneurs test new waters with pop-up shops.
Amy Osmond Cook
Stephen Hawking: The Obesity Epidemic Is a Problem 'Beyond My Understanding'
Personal Health

Stephen Hawking: The Obesity Epidemic Is a Problem 'Beyond My Understanding'

In a powerful, minute-long public service announcement, the theoretical physicist, who suffers from ALS, talks about the fourth biggest cause of death.
Entrepreneur Staff
Starbucks's CEO Transition Is Unlikely to Disrupt Growth, Analysts Say
Starbucks

Starbucks's CEO Transition Is Unlikely to Disrupt Growth, Analysts Say

But the last time Howard Schultz stepped down as CEO -- in 2000 -- the company's shares had plunged.
AngelList Buys Product Hunt for Around $20 Million
Acquisitions

AngelList Buys Product Hunt for Around $20 Million

Thanks to its Reddit-like system for surfacing news, Product Hunt has become one of the most important ways for tech startups to get noticed in Silicon Valley.
Facebook Developing Artificial Intelligence to Flag Offensive Live Videos
Facebook

Facebook Developing Artificial Intelligence to Flag Offensive Live Videos

The social media company has been embroiled in a number of content moderation controversies this year, from facing international outcry after removing an iconic Vietnam War photo due to nudity to allowing the spread of fake news on its site.
Twitter Changes Product Head for Third Time in a Year
Twitter

Twitter Changes Product Head for Third Time in a Year

Jeff Seibert, who was recently head of product, stepped down from in June after being in the role for about five months.
Theranos Debacle Triggers an Avalanche of Lawsuits by Investors Who Should Have Known Better
Theranos

Theranos Debacle Triggers an Avalanche of Lawsuits by Investors Who Should Have Known Better

Very wealthy people dazzled by founder Elizabeth Holmes stampeded to invest huge sums. Now they want their money back.
Steve Tobak
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to Step Down
Howard Schultz

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to Step Down

Shares of the company were down 4 percent in after hours trading on Thursday.
Sheryl Sandberg Donates $100 Million to Donor-Advised Fund
Sheryl Sandberg

Sheryl Sandberg Donates $100 Million to Donor-Advised Fund

Sandberg's donation to her donor advised fund comprised 880,000 of class "A" shares of Facebook, according to a regulatory filing on Wednesday.
Capitalize on Trends But Stand Firm on Your Identity
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Capitalize on Trends But Stand Firm on Your Identity

The goal of capitalizing on hot trends is to strengthen your brand.
Reddit to Crack Down on Abuse After CEO Is Targeted
Reddit

Reddit to Crack Down on Abuse After CEO Is Targeted

The social media website known for its commitment to free speech, will crack down on online harassment by banning or suspending users who target others.