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Microsoft's Teams Is Its Slack Competitor for Office 365
Microsoft

Microsoft's Teams Is Its Slack Competitor for Office 365

It's yet another way for you to collaborate with your coworkers.
MIT Is Growing Bomb-Sniffing Spinach Plants
Science

MIT Is Growing Bomb-Sniffing Spinach Plants

The Department of Homeland Security is about to get a green thumb.
Dan Bova
Airbnb Now Requires That Hosts Accept Anti-Discrimination Rules
Airbnb

Airbnb Now Requires That Hosts Accept Anti-Discrimination Rules

If you're kicked out for racism or sexism, you can't feign ignorance.
Chipotle Investors Propose Ousting Founder as Chairman
Chipotle

Chipotle Investors Propose Ousting Founder as Chairman

By stripping board leadership from Ells, who is also co-chief executive, investors would like to institute an independent chair.
Uber Partners with GM's Maven Car-sharing Program
Uber

Uber Partners with GM's Maven Car-sharing Program

The service will operate only in San Francisco for now.
Instagram to Test New Shopping Feature
Instagram

Instagram to Test New Shopping Feature

Instagram users will be able to buy products from U.S.-based retailers through the photo-sharing app.
Ever Hear of Instapaper? Well Now Its Premium Read-it-Later Service Is Free.
Apps

Ever Hear of Instapaper? Well Now Its Premium Read-it-Later Service Is Free.

An infusion of cash from Pinterest has allowed Instapaper to ditch subscriptions.
3 Things to Know About Buying Health Insurance
Health Insurance

3 Things to Know About Buying Health Insurance

Keep these three considerations in mind when you begin shopping around for health insurance plans.
Jennifer Fitzgerald
Take This Survey to Help Determine What Makes a Great Networker Today
Networking

Take This Survey to Help Determine What Makes a Great Networker Today

A survey of business leaders 20 years ago identified five traits of the best networkers. Is that relevant with ubiquitous smartphones and social networks?
Ivan Misner
In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford
BlackBerry

In a First With an Automaker, BlackBerry Signs Software Deal With Ford

Blackberry has signed a deal with Ford Motor Co.
Harry Houdini's Most Mind-bending Quotes
Inspirational Quotes

Harry Houdini's Most Mind-bending Quotes

The most spectacular illusionist who ever lived died 90 years ago.
Bill Schulz
Airbnb and New York Are in Talks to Resolve Rental Law Lawsuit
Airbnb

Airbnb and New York Are in Talks to Resolve Rental Law Lawsuit

The lawsuit came amid ongoing clashes between the online lodging service and local public officials seeking to minimize the impact of short-term rentals.
Samsung CEO: 'We Have a Long History of Overcoming Crises'
Samsung

Samsung CEO: 'We Have a Long History of Overcoming Crises'

'Let us use this crisis as a chance to make another leap by re-examining and thoroughly improving how we work, how we think about innovation and our perspective of our customers.'