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20 Crazy New Things We Learned About Snap
Snapchat

20 Crazy New Things We Learned About Snap

The maker of Snapchat, expected to be valued at more than $20 billion, revealed its inner workings for its IPO.
Nina Zipkin
Elon Musk Defends Role on Trump Advisory Board. Read His Full Text Explanation.
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Defends Role on Trump Advisory Board. Read His Full Text Explanation.

The Tesla and SpaceX founder clarifies his stance regarding the administration.
Entrepreneur Staff
Nordstrom Has Officially Cut Ties With Ivanka Trump's Brand
Retail Businesses

Nordstrom Has Officially Cut Ties With Ivanka Trump's Brand

The company said the brand's declining sales led to its decision.
Hayley Peterson
Women Won't Have Equal Numbers of Board Seats Until 2055, New Study Finds
Women in Business

Women Won't Have Equal Numbers of Board Seats Until 2055, New Study Finds

The Equilar Gender Diversity Index looks at the female representation on the boards of the biggest companies in the United States.
Nina Zipkin
Apple Accused of Intentionally Breaking FaceTime on iOS 6
Apple

Apple Accused of Intentionally Breaking FaceTime on iOS 6

A California lawsuit alleges the company broke the protocol to save money.
Facebook Developing New Streaming Video App for TVs
Facebook

Facebook Developing New Streaming Video App for TVs

For Facebook, the move is all about bringing in more advertising revenue.
Here's How to Fix the H-1B Visa Program to Drive Startup Growth
H1-B visa

Here's How to Fix the H-1B Visa Program to Drive Startup Growth

The current system is a boon for foreign job placement firms but does little to help promising startups looking for talent that's in short supply.
Harj Taggar
Jeff Sessions Offers Cannabis Industry No Reassurance
Cannabis

Jeff Sessions Offers Cannabis Industry No Reassurance

The Attorney General nominee's answers to questions from senators about marijuana enforcement policy were disconcertingly vague.
dispensaries.com
Oculus Ordered to Pay $500 Million to ZeniMax
Oculus VR

Oculus Ordered to Pay $500 Million to ZeniMax

The spat dates back to 2014 when ZeniMax sued the virtual reality firm for misappropriating trade secrets.
Tesla Removes 'Motors' From Its Name
Tesla

Tesla Removes 'Motors' From Its Name

Elon Musk is building an energy company, cars are just a small part of that now.
Freelancers Worried They Can't Afford Retirement Might Be Right
Personal Finance

Freelancers Worried They Can't Afford Retirement Might Be Right

More than half of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement.
Mike McDerment
This CEO Thinks It's Time for Business Leaders to Get Political
Politics

This CEO Thinks It's Time for Business Leaders to Get Political

Today from 12 to 3 p.m., underwear brand Thinx will hold a phone bank to challenge female GOP representatives. This founder explains why.
Lydia Belanger
This Tiny $100 Bed Charges Your Phone -- and Helped Me Get My Best Night's Sleep in Weeks
Phones

This Tiny $100 Bed Charges Your Phone -- and Helped Me Get My Best Night's Sleep in Weeks

The Phone Bed is exactly what you'd expect: A tiny wooden bed with silk sheets, for your phone.