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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.

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.

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.

6 extremely effective ways to improve your memory

Who would like to remember more of what they see, hear, and read? Everyone!

Why summer Fridays are good for business

Want to boost morale? Flexible working hours, at least during the summer, could help.

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

What does Steven Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft mean for Windows … and the way the company will compete with Apple and Google?

Google Free Zone brings the Internet to feature phones for free

Google Free Zone enables feature phone users use mail, Web search and Google+ for free. Is it generosity at work, a savvy market grab, or both?

How Apple's victory over Samsung will affect you

Digital Trends goes over the many ways Apple's $1 billion victory over Samsung could hurt Android users, and a few ways it could help.

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

McDonald's Director of Marketing tackles a popular fan question by taking you behind the scenes of an advertisement photoshoot.

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  • Argentina heads into default as debt talks end

    Argentina heads into default as debt talks end

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:26:29 GMT
    Argentina's economy minister led a last-gasp effort Wednesday to strike a deal with U.S. creditors that would prevent the South American country from slipping into default.
    Talks aimed at averting Argentina's second default in 13 years ended with bitter recriminations Wednesday as the South American country said it could not accept a deal with U.S. hedge fund creditors it dismisses as...
  • Whole Foods plans major marketing push

    Whole Foods plans major marketing push

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:16 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:16:41 GMT
    Whole Foods reported quarterly sales that fell shy of Wall Street expectations and lowered its outlook for the year, raising worries about the intensifying competition the organic and natural products grocer is...
    Whole Foods is getting ready to launch its first national marketing campaign and expand home delivery as it looks to fend off bigger players muscling into the organic and natural foods category.
  • AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas

    AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-07-30 22:56:37 GMT
    Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming.
    Norfolk is trapped between the causes and consequences of global warming.
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