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Silicon Alley Insider
These Guys Met On Craigslist And 2 Years Later Their Startup Raised...
Remember last December, when Beyonc caused a music industry firestorm by releasing her new album via her website and iTunes a full week before retailers like Amazon and Target could sell it? Well, unbeknownst to them, these three guys were part of the controversy.
Trending on the Topix Network
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Survey says Marathona s workers a most satisfieda
By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp. has the most satisfied workers in the U.S., Business Insider website, based in New York, reported Thursday.
New York Business.com
Morning 10: City minimum wage | Trading subpoenas | Sandy relief probe
State legislators from New York City announced a new initiative Wednesday to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for workers at businesses with annual sales of at least $50 million.
The Daily Caller
The joke's on them: High-ranked states in 'Rich States, Poor States' perform better
The 7th edition of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index was released yesterday and has received attention from all angles.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
GoDaddy Released This Woman's Personal Information To A Spammer, And Now She's Being Harassed
A woman is claiming that she is being cyber-harassed after Web hosting service GoDaddy revealed her email address to a spammer about two years ago.
People's Daily Online
Business Insider: smartphone industry opportunity in China
The combination photo taken on Oct. 24 shows people use smart phones on streets in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, Oct. 24, 2013.
China's failing economy reflects inherent weakness of state control
Though economists from AFP and Bloomberg forecast Chinese 1Q2014 GDP at 7.3%, it rose to 7.4%, still lower than the 7.5% growth rate the Chinese government has officially set.
Small Business Trends
The Sky is the Limit as Google Acquires High Altitude Drone Company
Google has come one step closer to making its balloon-powered Internet initiative, Project Loon , a reality.
US News & World Report
Anthony Weiner Doesn't Like Playing a Scandal Expert on TV
These days, former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., goes simply by "Anthony" and wears casual gray V-necks.
Most popular jobs in the US
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Most popular job in Arizona: Plasterers
So what is the most popular job in Arizona? We figured it had to be something related to real estate and construction since the state's economy has long been centered around growth and development.
Did Alabama rank on Business Insider's list of Most Normal States?
O n Monday, Business Insider published a list of 11 Most Normal States in America .
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Google Glass targeted as symbol by anti-tech crowd
Glass, Google's high-profile entry into the world of wearable tech, may help launch a revolution if it's released later this year as expected.
International Business Times
HTC One M8 Plastic Based Economic Model Tipped to Debut in May: Report
Chinese media house, TMT Post citing sources has claimed that HTC is prepping to release cheaper HTC One M8 model in May. Only discernible difference is said to be the plastic casing, and everything else will remain the same as the metal-clad model.
UPS Backs Down-Cancels Move to Fire 250 Drivers
UPS is rescinding its move to fire 250 Queens, N.Y. Teamsters Local 804 drivers, who took part in a 90-minute walk-out on Feb. 26, after city and state officials urged the company to negotiate with the drivers' union or face the prospect of canceled contracts.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Five Fascinating Nuggets From This Giant Fred Wilson Q&A
Business Insider today published a very good interview with Fred Wilson , a managing partner at Union Square Ventures, and perhaps the most well-known New York City venture capitalist today.
New York VC Fred Wilson wants to push his fellow partners into the spotlight
"I'd like to try to tone it down as much as possible and push them out into the forefront.
Why Stocks Won't Crash
Many stock markets are only marginally off record highs and yet there's already a growing chorus of calls for a larger correction or crash.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
This Crazy, Old Zoning Trick Probably Won't Solve Your Housing Situation
At some point, technology reporters will figure out that maybe it's not the best idea to wander off their beat and wade into the roiling torrent of housing affordability and real estate development issues without doing some homework first.
The UPS Workers Got Their Jobs Back
Some of you may recall this Diary from last week regarding UPS' decision to fire 250 of its Queens, NY drivers for conducting a 90-minute walkout to protest the questionable firing of a longtime union member.