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Retailers Push Deals Early as Black Friday Loses Focus
Black Friday

Retailers Push Deals Early as Black Friday Loses Focus

The number of Thanksgiving weekend shoppers fell by nearly a third to 102 million in 2015, from 147 million in 2012.
Facebook Builds Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China
Facebook

Facebook Builds Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China

The social giant developed software that suppresses posts from appearing in people's news feeds in specific geographies.
Look Out for These 2016 Cyber Monday Deals
Cyber Monday

Look Out for These 2016 Cyber Monday Deals

Companies are gearing up for the online shopping 'holiday.' Check out what we've dug up.
Rose Leadem
Watch Ellen DeGeneres's Epic Mannequin Challenge at The White House
Funny Videos

Watch Ellen DeGeneres's Epic Mannequin Challenge at The White House

Note to Robert De Niro: you're supposed to stand still, Bob.
Entrepreneur Staff
6 New Social Apps to Help Cannabis Lovers Find Each Other
Cannabis

6 New Social Apps to Help Cannabis Lovers Find Each Other

With marijuana now a legal business in many states, enthusiasts want to meet online like everybody else.
Andre Bourque
6 Small Businesses Worth Supporting This Holiday Season
Small Business Saturday

6 Small Businesses Worth Supporting This Holiday Season

Buying from small businesses strengthens the backbone of the economy.
Carol Roth
Customers Sue Chipotle Over '300-Calorie' Burrito That Was Too Good to Be True
Chipotle

Customers Sue Chipotle Over '300-Calorie' Burrito That Was Too Good to Be True

Turns out burritos with pork sausage, cheese and rice aren't diet foods.
Entrepreneur Staff
Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana
Cannabis

Study Finds Most Investors Comfortable With Businesses That 'Touch' Marijuana

Growing public acceptance of marijuana, highlighted by a slew of successful legalization initiatives, is encouraging investment.
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What Robert Herjavec Is Doing to Help 'Not-Ready-For-Shark Tank' Businesses
Shark Tank

What Robert Herjavec Is Doing to Help 'Not-Ready-For-Shark Tank' Businesses

The 'Shark Tank' judge has launched a new web series highlighting small businesses.
Entrepreneur Staff
The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016
Black Friday

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2016

Along with Target and Walmart, retailers like Apple and Samsung are participating in this year's shopping holiday.
Rose Leadem
Facebook Drone Failure Prompts a U.S. Investigation
Facebook

Facebook Drone Failure Prompts a U.S. Investigation

On top of the imperfect drone flight, it lost a satellite to SpaceX's Falcon 9 explosion on September 1st.
Almost Half the World Will Be Online by the End of 2016
Internet

Almost Half the World Will Be Online by the End of 2016

In the world's developed countries about 80 percent of the population use the internet.
Google Will Tell You How Crowded Places Are in Real Time
Google

Google Will Tell You How Crowded Places Are in Real Time

You can also now see how long people typically stay at a given location, so you can 'plan your itinerary to the minute.'