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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.
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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.
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Get Motivated: Watch Tony Hawk Do the Impossible at Age 48
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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.
Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives
Uber

Uber, Lyft Settle Litigation Involving Top Executives

Rival ride services Uber and Lyft have settled high stakes litigation involving two of their top executives, court filings show, in advance of a trial that could have aired sensitive details about both companies.
Volkswagen Agrees to $15.3 Billion Settlement in Diesel Pollution Case
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Agrees to $15.3 Billion Settlement in Diesel Pollution Case

The settlement stems from VW's admission in September that it intentionally misled regulators by installing secret software that allowed U.S. vehicles to emit up to 40 times legally allowable pollution.
Google's Project Bloks Aims to Teach Kids to Code
Coding

Google's Project Bloks Aims to Teach Kids to Code

Google isn't the only one turning its focus toward computer science education. The White House earlier this year proposed billions for CS training in grades K-12.
London Startup Scene Weighs Threat of British 'Techxit'
Brexit

London Startup Scene Weighs Threat of British 'Techxit'

High-profile companies are threatening to pull out or slow down plans to enter the U.K. market, international employees are second-guessing their immigration standing and investors could cut new funding that is the lifeblood of young tech firms.
Google Is Opening Its VR Field Trip App to the Public -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

Google Is Opening Its VR Field Trip App to the Public -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Small personal drones are making it more difficult to extinguish wildfires.
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Branson Says Virgin Group Loses Third of Its Value After Brexit
Brexit

Branson Says Virgin Group Loses Third of Its Value After Brexit

'We are heading towards a disaster. I don't believe the public realized what a mess their vote would cost,' he said.