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OKCupid's experiment is lazy, unethical and a creative failure

By letting their engineers experiment on users, OKCupid and Facebook showed an astounding lack of imagination.
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Why ex-employees make great hires

These so-called "boomerang" employees already know how your company runs, which puts them far ahead of new hires. More>>

Hobby Lobby ruling polarizes the business community

Vacillating between vindication and outrage, business owners are far from unified over the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision. More>>

6 extremely effective ways to improve your memory

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Why summer Fridays are good for business

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Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

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Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

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How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

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Why do McDonald's burgers look different from their advertisements?

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  • KFC owner says China scandal hurting sales

    KFC owner says China scandal hurting sales

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:26:28 GMT
    The owner of the KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant chains says a scandal over food safety in China has hurt sales and might be severe enough to cut into the company's global profit.More >>
    The owner of the KFC and Pizza Hut restaurant chains said Thursday a food safety scandal in China has hurt sales and might be severe enough to cut into the company's global profit.More >>
  • Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal

    Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:56:30 GMT
    Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have announced an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public company.More >>
    Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have announced an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public company.More >>
  • Samsung Electronics' 2Q profit miss forecast

    Samsung Electronics' 2Q profit miss forecast

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-07-31 02:09:23 GMT
    Samsung Electronics Co. says its second-quarter profit dropped 20 percent as smartphone and tablet sales fell.More >>
    Samsung Electronics Co. reported lower-than-expected profit for the second quarter on Thursday and said it was uncertain if handset business profit would improve during the current period.More >>
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