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Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government
Privacy Concerns

Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Apple and Google are among those who joined the tech giant in its bid to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.
Richard Branson: 'I Don't Believe That Retirement Should Be the Goal'
Richard Branson

Richard Branson: 'I Don't Believe That Retirement Should Be the Goal'

The self-made billionaire could retire at the drop of a dime -- but retirement is the last thing on the 66-year-old's mind.
Samsung Trips on Quality Control in a Rush to Beat Apple
Samsung

Samsung Trips on Quality Control in a Rush to Beat Apple

The company recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones in 10 markets including South Korea and the United States after finding its batteries were prone to ignite.
Satellite Owner Says SpaceX Owes it $50 Million or a Free Flight
SpaceX

Satellite Owner Says SpaceX Owes it $50 Million or a Free Flight

A Spacecom communications satellite was destroyed last week by an explosion at SpaceX's Florida launch site.
How to Control Increasing Employee-Benefits Costs
Health-care Costs

How to Control Increasing Employee-Benefits Costs

Healthcare costs are rising, and that means one thing for employers: more expensive employee benefits.
Matt Straz
Why 'Dancing With the Stars' Should Replace Ryan Lochte -- With Me
Marketing Bootcamp

Why 'Dancing With the Stars' Should Replace Ryan Lochte -- With Me

Bringing the embattled Olympic swimmer onto the show is a shameless attempt to boost ratings.
Jonathan Long
Career Advice for Young People From Tony Robbins, Richard Branson and 28 Other Successful People
Advice

Career Advice for Young People From Tony Robbins, Richard Branson and 28 Other Successful People

From "Don't work too hard" to "Relax," here's some of the best -- and often unconventional -- advice for you from some really successful people.
Entrepreneurs Pitch Underwater Products for Life-changing Investments
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs Pitch Underwater Products for Life-changing Investments

Outdoor-industry innovators pitch their inventions for venture capital on Adventure Capitalists.
Jeremy Bloom
A Startup Burned Through $700,000 in 10 Months Then Lied About Back Pay, Former Employees Say
Leadership

A Startup Burned Through $700,000 in 10 Months Then Lied About Back Pay, Former Employees Say

A marketing professional with a one-month career at a Silicon Valley startup shared a detailed account of one of the ugliest startup stories we've ever heard.
Julie Bort
3 Insights to Identify a Multi-Billion Market Opportunity
Marketing Bootcamp

3 Insights to Identify a Multi-Billion Market Opportunity

Even if you aren't a member of the Dollar Shave Club, you know what it is.
Nathan Resnick
Steve Jobs' Vintage Wardrobe Is Up for Auction
Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' Vintage Wardrobe Is Up for Auction

Get that sweet NeXT turtleneck you've always wanted.
Samsung Issues Recall for Galaxy Note 7 After Battery Fires
Samsung

Samsung Issues Recall for Galaxy Note 7 After Battery Fires

Investors sold Samsung shares after the delay announcement on Thursday, stripping about $7 billion from the firm's market value.
AT&T: Google Fiber Demands Government Favors
AT&T

AT&T: Google Fiber Demands Government Favors

To hear AT&T tell it, Google Fiber has a long history of over-promising, under-delivering and threatening city governments.