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What a 'Best Butt' Award Says About Bad Corporate Culture
Culture

What a 'Best Butt' Award Says About Bad Corporate Culture

Yes, companies have bad employees and managers, but they operate amid a culture that allows them to behave poorly.
Ray Hennessey
Uber Can Be Added to Lawsuit Against CEO, Which Could Prompt Arbitration
Uber

Uber Can Be Added to Lawsuit Against CEO, Which Could Prompt Arbitration

'While plaintiff now pretends that he 'seeks no relief whatsoever against Uber,' such an assertion is at odds with any fair reading of plaintiff's claim,' judge writes.
Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival

The deal will see the U.S. grocery giant swap its Yihaodian platform for a 5 percent stake in JD.com Inc., worth about $1.5 billion by the firm's latest market value.
Twitter Buys Machine-Learning Firm Magic Pony to Boost Image Content
Twitter

Twitter Buys Machine-Learning Firm Magic Pony to Boost Image Content

'Magic Pony's technology ... will be used to enhance our strength in live and video (imagery) and opens up a whole lot of exciting creative possibilities for Twitter,' Jack Dorsey wrote.
How the Hassle Over Lost Documents Might Be Costing You Thousands Each Year
Cloud Computing

How the Hassle Over Lost Documents Might Be Costing You Thousands Each Year

Companies could be saving $3,747 a month per employee with better file-management technologies.
Rose Leadem
The Upper Middle Class Has Gotten Richer -- Start Up Your Day Roundup
Start Up Your Day

The Upper Middle Class Has Gotten Richer -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Taco Bell is giving away free Doritos Locos tacos today as promised during the NBA Finals.
Lindsay Friedman
United Expects $3.1 Billion a Year From No-frills Airfare, Fewer Delays
Airlines

United Expects $3.1 Billion a Year From No-frills Airfare, Fewer Delays

The third-largest U.S. carrier by passenger traffic also said passenger unit revenue would fall between 6.5 percent and 7.5 percent from a year earlier.
LeBron James' Greatest Quotes
Leadership

LeBron James' Greatest Quotes

Behold, the quotable King.
Bill Schulz
These Hot Companies Are Magnets for Talent
Lists

These Hot Companies Are Magnets for Talent

LinkedIn has published its "Top Attractors" list, examining the companies that lure and retain the most employees.
Lydia Belanger
Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Space Company Nears Debut of World's Biggest Plane
Space Travel

Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen's Space Company Nears Debut of World's Biggest Plane

Allen's move coincides with a surge of new businesses planning to sell internet access, Earth imagery, climate data and other services from networks of hundreds of satellites in low-altitude orbits around Earth.
Apple Reportedly Declines to Support GOP Convention
Apple

Apple Reportedly Declines to Support GOP Convention

Sources familiar with the matter told Politico that the iPhone maker will not contribute technology or cash to the GOP confab in Cleveland.
Meet the Modern Dad (Infographic)
Fathers

Meet the Modern Dad (Infographic)

Did you know there are 70.1 million of these dudes in the United States?