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Unilever Spends Big for Men's Grooming Brand Dollar Shave Club
Unilever

Unilever Spends Big for Men's Grooming Brand Dollar Shave Club

Unilever is allegedly paying $1 billion in cash for the Venice, California-based company.
What's Boosting Microsoft's Revenue This Quarter Might Surprise You
Microsoft

What's Boosting Microsoft's Revenue This Quarter Might Surprise You

Sharp growth in its commercial cloud computing business helped lift Microsoft Corp.'s quarterly revenue above Wall Street's expectations.
Japanese Gamers Left Waiting for Pokemon GO's Home Launch
Nintendo

Japanese Gamers Left Waiting for Pokemon GO's Home Launch

Nintendo's shares suffered a rare bad day since Pokemon GO took the world by storm, tumbling 13 percent on the disappointment.
Want a Verified Twitter Account? Now You Can Apply.
Twitter

Want a Verified Twitter Account? Now You Can Apply.

The new application process is rolling out today and will be available globally by the end of the week.
Seattle Judge Hears Challenge to Uber, Lyft Union Law
Uber

Seattle Judge Hears Challenge to Uber, Lyft Union Law

Seattle last year became the first U.S. city to pass a law giving drivers for ride-hailing apps, as well as taxi and for-hire drivers, the right to collectively negotiate on pay and working conditions.
Do Self-Made Success Stories Convince Some College Isn't Necessary?
Radicals & Visionaries

Do Self-Made Success Stories Convince Some College Isn't Necessary?

A study shows another side to the "see it, be it" adage.
Nina Zipkin
Nintendo's Market Cap Doubles to $42 Billion Since Pokemon GO Launch
Nintendo

Nintendo's Market Cap Doubles to $42 Billion Since Pokemon GO Launch

The phenomenal success of Pokemon GO has triggered massive buying in Nintendo shares, surprising even some seasoned market players.
This Company's Latest Strategy Features Electric Cars
Audi

This Company's Latest Strategy Features Electric Cars

Audi will boost spending on digital technologies and electric cars over the next decade, sources at the German carmaker said.
Why Netflix is Seeing a Change in Customer Growth
Netflix

Why Netflix is Seeing a Change in Customer Growth

According to a quarterly letter to shareholders, Netflix fell short of projections.
DOJ Accused of Deliberately Using Old Tech for FOIA Requests
Government

DOJ Accused of Deliberately Using Old Tech for FOIA Requests

The government has been sued for intentionally obstructing Freedom of Information requests.
Could U.S. Tech Companies Face Overseas Warrants?
International Business

Could U.S. Tech Companies Face Overseas Warrants?

Obama administration deals could allow overseas firms to serve U.S. technology companies with warrants.
Why You Should Care About Student Loan Debt
Student Debt

Why You Should Care About Student Loan Debt

It's easy to think of it as a young person's problem, but its ripple effects are prodigious, affecting the entire national economy.
Phil La Duke
SoftBank Founder Challenges Investors to 'Feel the Force' of His $32 Billion ARM Gamble
Softbank

SoftBank Founder Challenges Investors to 'Feel the Force' of His $32 Billion ARM Gamble

SoftBank Corp. founder Masayoshi Son has divided investors and analysts with his latest "crazy idea."