Business

When Donald Trump tweets, the stock moves.  Twitter’s influence on the stock market isn’t breaking news (traders used Twitter data to predict Brexit, the 2016 election and other societal moves), but a new app is trying to put that knowledge into the hands of more people — not just bankers and professional stocker traders.  SEE […]

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Behind many a success story is a fantastic mentor. Even if people claim to have paved their way on their own, there’s a strong chance that someone was there early on to set them on the right path or give them sage advice. These people can be the magic ingredient your small business needs to […]

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A widespread ransomware attack hit multiple European countries on Friday, locking up computers and ransoming access in exchange for large Bitcoin payments, and also hit the UK’s National Health Service, affecting computers at hospitals and doctors’ offices. SEE ALSO: Windows users should be really worried about the latest NSA leak Screenshots shared of the attack […]

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A widespread ransomware attack hit multiple European countries on Friday, locking up computers and ransoming access in exchange for large Bitcoin payments, while another attack has hit the UK’s National Health Service, affecting computers at hospitals and doctors’ offices. SEE ALSO: Windows users should be really worried about the latest NSA leak Screenshots shared of […]

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President Donald Trump loves Twitter. But does Twitter, the company, love Trump? SEE ALSO: Trump tweets Mexico will ‘eventually’ pay for the wall ‘in some form’ after Democrats also agree to pay for it Apparently so.  Twitter Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto tweeted a suggestion to Trump Friday morning that led […]

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Zillow’s housing price estimate tool is facing its first legal challenge. An Illinois homeowner filed a lawsuit against the online real estate database this week, claiming the company’s “Zestimates” feature lowballed the value of her house. SEE ALSO: 13 U.S. cities where millennials can’t afford to buy a house Since Zillow obviously can’t take a […]

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In today’s least shocking news, it turns out the organizers behind last month’s disastrous Fyre Festival are about as good at running a workplace as they are at throwing a luxury musical extravaganza. Employees of Fyre Media, the tech startup behind the event, were recently informed on a staff conference call that they would no […]

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The New Yorker has capped off an insane week — and it’s only Thursday — with preview of next week’s issue. And it’s absolutely brutal. Take a look: An early look at next week’s cover, “Ejected,” by Barry Blitt: https://t.co/HJUOYaH8qk pic.twitter.com/kCAqsAOUn5 — The New Yorker (@NewYorker) May 11, 2017 The cover features recently fired FBI […]

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As brick-and-mortar retailers flounder, investors are pouring money into new ways to shop on your phone. Shopping app Spring just raised $65 million to grow its online market of more than 2,000 clothing brands.  SEE ALSO: Venmo’s in-app purchases are now available to everyone Fidelity Investments led the cash infusion with support from previous backers […]

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Snapchat may soon be introducing a new way for it to make money — with a little help from some furry friends.  SEE ALSO: I’m starting to love Instagram Stories more than Snapchat because I’m incredibly thirsty A tipster sent us a snap taken by Gabe Lehrman, a partnership associate at Snap, that shows a […]

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With their dollars and reach, entrepreneurs and investors have significant leverage to tackle the world’s most pressing problems. A new tool shows them how — and that it’s good for business, too. The Global Opportunity Explorer details out 300 ways companies can engage in “sustainable innovation,” leading to better societies as well as new business […]

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When it comes to tech giants, Apple and Amazon have one of the better rivalries.  Both are trying to be the living-room platform of the future. Apple is doing that through Apple TV; Amazon is doing that through its Fire sticks and boxes. Neither wants to cede ground to the other, which has meant they […]

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Interviews can be high-pressure. The last thing you want is to arrive at an office feeling awkward about your outfit. After working in the recruiting industry for over a decade, I’ve witnessed and heard about too many of those moments.  Your business professional interview outfit should be a stress-free experience, for both you and the […]

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