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  1. just asking questions
    Tech’s Biggest Enforcer Talks Facebook, Google, and What She’s LearnedMargrethe Vestager, the European Commissioner for Competition, talks about fighting back against tech’s largest and most powerful companies.
  2. technology
    Why Silicon Valley Finds It Hard to Say No to Saudi Arabian DollarsThere’s too much at stake for the tech industry to forswear the Kingdom’s money piles altogether.
  3. business
    Caterpillar’s Tanking Stock Shows How the Trump Boom Is Self-limitingThe company doing well — but might be doing better if the president weren’t messing so aggressively with global trade.
  4. decisions
    Did I Make a Mistake Selling My Social-Media Darling to Yahoo?Yahoo was negotiating to buy Facebook and Del.icio.us at the same time. Zuckerberg famously said no. Del.icio.us CEO Joshua Schachter said yes.
  5. business
    Are Other People’s Credit-Card Rewards Costing You Money?Amazon, Target, and other retailers are going to war against the high-end cards they argue are driving up prices for everyone.
  6. business
    Will Corporate America Dump Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi?Trump may not want to punish them, but CEOs risk alienating customers, investors, and employees if they are seen as condoning the regime’s actions.
  7. business
    It Was Sears’s Time to GoThe retailer completed the circle of corporate life: it made lots of money for a long time, then competitors with different skills took its place.
  8. business
    How a CVS-Aetna Merger Might Actually Put Money in Your PocketCertain corporate combinations can produce real savings for consumers — and this vertically structured health-care deal is an example of that.
  9. global tech
    What Motivates China’s Entrepreneurs? A Conversation With Kai-Fu LeeTechnologist and venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee talks WeChat, AI, and how the Chinese government finally encouraged entrepreneurship.
  10. just asking questions
    The Quick Rise and Even Faster Fall of Groupon, Through the Eyes of Its CEOAndrew Mason tours us through his wild rise and fall.
  11. business
    American Airlines Wants to Be Nice But Doesn’t Know HowHow much are warm fuzzy feelings from customers worth? Perhaps not as much as American is spending to try to elicit them.
  12. q&a
    Does Casey Gerald Know How to Fix America?The entrepreneurial activist thinks very big-picture in his new memoir.
  13. business
    Is New York Cracking Down on Airbnb to Help Local Residents or Hotels?Supporters of new Airbnb regulation argue that it drives up rents, but opponents say the hotel industry–backed law will only deprive locals of income.
  14. 2008
    We Are Still Living in the Ruins of the 2008 CrashTen years after Wall Street’s doomsday, how the financial meltdown broke the modern world and left us living in this one.
  15. media
    Vice Media Was Built on a Bluff. What Happens When It Gets Called?For almost 25 years, Shane Smith’s plan was that, by the time the suckers caught on, he’d never be stuck owning the company he co-founded.
  16. candy hearts
    America’s Worst Candy Has Been Saved From ExtinctionNecco — and its strange, unappealing little candy wafers — will live on, thanks to a new owner.
  17. power
    3 New York City Women on the Power Moves That Changed Their CareersNew York City innovators on the risks they took that altered their professional trajectories.
  18. business
    Trump Vows to Help Sanctioned Chinese Tech CompanyThe president says he will help the Chinese phonemaker ZTE, which is struggling after being banned from buying U.S. components.
  19. drama
    The CEO of United Airlines Is Allegedly Stealing SandOscar Munoz and his neighbors reportedly took sand from a public beach to build protective dunes in front of their homes.
  20. plane drama
    Glamorous Russian Plane Dramatically Spills 3 Tons of Gold Bars All Over RunwayDrama!
  21. culture
    ‘Don’t Get Caught Up in Men’ and Other Easy Business Advice From a Beauty MogulKa’oir on starting a beauty empire, making $30 million, and life with Gucci Mane.
  22. Wonka, Inc. Quarterly Report, by Patrick Muncie To: The Board of Directors and Shareholders of Wonka Chocolates and Confections, Inc. From: Charles “Charlie” Bucket, Chairman and […]
  23. consolidation
    CVS Finalizes $69 Billion Deal to Buy AetnaThe merger, if approved, could dramatically reshape the health-care industry.
  24. no man's land
    This Girl Scout Sold the Most Cookies in BrooklynPeople bought 1,514 boxes. Here, 8-year-old Amira Williams shares her business strategy.
  25. Is the Trump Administration Objecting to a Big Merger to Punish CNN?The government may have legitimate reasons to want divestiture of CNN. But Trump’s hostility makes it a threat to the First Amendment anyway.
  26. business
    Report: 21st Century Fox Considering Selling Much of the Company to DisneyDisney is reportedly interested in Fox’s movie studio and TV production capabilities, not its networks.
  27. the scoop
    The Cold, Hard Reality of Running a Celebrated Ice-Cream Shop“If anyone has a fantasy about it, they’re not aware of what it takes to do it.”
  28. mind the gender gap
    1 in 4 Think We’ll Be Able to Time Travel Before Reaching Gender EqualityAccording to a new report by the Rockefeller Foundation.
  29. Trump Announces $10 Billion Foxconn Plant in Paul Ryan’s DistrictThe plant will initially employee 3,000, with the potential to add 10,000 more jobs, and eat up billions in incentives.
  30. in bloom
    A Trip to the Tiny Washington Flower Farm That Has Become a Worldwide SensationFloret Flowers owner Erin Benzakein turned two acres of land into a business, a book, and a thriving brand.
  31. burning questions
    Has a Trump Slump Set in for New York’s Restaurant Customers?“There’s no question that consumer confidence has been lost by the political situation.”
  32. The Last of the New Jersey BondsmenFor criminal-justice advocates, bail reform has been a long sought victory; but for people like Ron Olszowy, it means the loss of a way of life.
  33. trump hotels
    Trump SoHo Hotel Not Doing Tremendous Business, Will Reportedly Lay Off StaffThe struggling hotel is preparing to fire about 12 workers, and cut back on its turndown service.
  34. business
    Why Did a Midwestern Grocery Chain Buy New York’s Most Extravagant Cheese Shop?A sale to Kroger is a big boon for the owners of Murray’s Cheese — but what does it mean for New York’s cheese lovers?
  35. disruption
    Period-Underwear Company Thinx Sounds Like a Terrible Place to WorkEx-employees have come forward with gripes about founder Miki Agrawal.
  36. out of business
    Meet the Man Behind a New Trump Hotel Deal — He Calls Himself ‘Turkish Trump’Mukemmel Sarimsakci, 50, is hoping to play a big role in the Trump sons’ plans to launch a new mid-priced hotel chain.
  37. business
    Nasty Gal Files for BankruptcyAnd founder Sophia Amoruso is reportedly stepping down as executive chairman.
  38. Now There’s a Women-Only Crowdfunding PlatformIn the wake of Kickstarter’s success, iFundWomen is setting out on its own.
  39. taking care of business
    Two Female Founders Explain What It Is Like to Fund Their First BusinessThe founders of a new social house describe the triumphs and challenges of a year’s worth of fundraising.
  40. A Competitor to the EpiPen Will Go Back on the Market in 2017Will it affect the price of the anti-allergy drug?
  41. taking care of business
    No One Ever Feels Fully Ready to Start a Business, So Just Go for ItA tip from a female founder on why you shouldn’t be afraid to jump right in.
  42. AT&T to Purchase Time Warner in $85 Billion MegamergerThe reported deal unites AT&T’s communications infrastructure with Time Warner’s film and television empire.
  43. Wells Fargo CEO Goes Back to Washington for Another Public FloggingToday it was the House Financial Services Committee’s turn, and they had fun.
  44. Elizabeth Warren Tell ‘Gutless’ Wells Fargo CEO That He Belongs in JailThe bank’s recently revealed fraud has the senator red-hot.
  45. CEO Innovated Her Way to a Higher Salary by Disrupting Price of Drug for KidsOnly in America.
  46. Extrovert CEOs Make Way Less MoneyFor their companies.
  47. Turns Out, the Client Isn’t Very Ticklish, by Larry Lee Team, you all saw for yourself. The expression on our head client’s face didn’t change one bit as I snuck behind him in the dimly lit […]
  48. today in donald trump
    Report: Trump’s Atlantic City Empire Was One Big FleeceWhat happened one of the last times Trump promised to make something great.
  49. Business
    Chobani Employees Rewarded for Loyalty, Given Ownership StakeSome workers stand to make over $1 million.
  50. time time at last
    Very Busy Kevin Spacey Drops Out of RelativitySpacey’s Trigger Street Productions consort Dana Brunetti will stay.
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