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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.
Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble
Fitbit

Fitbit to Acquire Smartwatch Company Pebble

As part of the deal, Pebble is expected to stop manufacturing its smartwatches.
Knowledge Isn't Power When it Creates Confusion
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Knowledge Isn't Power When it Creates Confusion

One thing is certain. Smart phones have not made people smarter.
Grant Cardone
Tight Regulations Could Inhibit Investment in Australia's Medical Marijuana Market
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Tight Regulations Could Inhibit Investment in Australia's Medical Marijuana Market

The government Down Under has made cannabis legal for the ill but regulatory hurdles seem likely to make genuine access difficult.
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Help Astronauts Poop in Space
NASA

Help Astronauts Poop in Space

Submit your ideas to NASA's crowdsourced competition for the chance to win $30,000.
Warren to Wells Fargo: Promises to Treat Customers Better After Scandal Are 'Meaningless'
Wells Fargo

Warren to Wells Fargo: Promises to Treat Customers Better After Scandal Are 'Meaningless'

In a Facebook post on Monday, the senator criticized Wells Fargo & Co.'s decision.
U.S. Economy Sees Best Performance in Two Years
Economics

U.S. Economy Sees Best Performance in Two Years

Strong consumer spending has fueled the boost.
Jeweler Tiffany, Fueled by Global Demand, Posts First Sales Rise in Eight Quarters
Sales

Jeweler Tiffany, Fueled by Global Demand, Posts First Sales Rise in Eight Quarters

The company's shares rose as much as 7.3 percent in early trading on Tuesday.
Uber Defends Business Model in Europe in Landmark Case
Uber

Uber Defends Business Model in Europe in Landmark Case

The ride-hailing app is not bound by strict local licensing and safety rules like its competitors.
AT&T's New DirecTV Now the Latest to Enter Streaming Content Wars
DirecTV

AT&T's New DirecTV Now the Latest to Enter Streaming Content Wars

Launching this week, DirecTV Now is poised to be a catch-all solution for TV aficionados who have yet to cut their cord.
Two More Investors Sue Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes for Fraud
Theranos

Two More Investors Sue Theranos and Elizabeth Holmes for Fraud

This is the first lawsuit against Theranos that's seeking class-action status.