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NYC restaurants are ghosting us
See, Leafage is just one of the “ghost restaurants” created by the company Green Summit, each with its own unique menu and branding, all operating out of the same kitchen in New York.
• January 23, 2017
Montenegro: the country that exports domain names
Not your typical economy for a country of 600k people.
• January 11, 2017
The golden era of hedge funds is over
The wealth creation and compensation is gone. So is the mystique.
• January 4, 2017
Netflix makes directors an offer they can’t refuse
And it can create a bit of a sticky situation for directors.
• December 28, 2016
Apple’s license to steal
Thanks to some legal jargon, if your app is on the App Store, it’s pretty much theirs.
• December 28, 2016
F.B. codes home
Zuckerberg gets back to his roots and creates AI from scratch to run his home.
• December 20, 2016
Ramdev’s the new Richard
Whether he knows it or not, Ramdev’s company Patanjali is following the Virgin’s “challenger” brand philosophy to disrupt India's consumer market.
• December 14, 2016
JetSmarter wants to be the “Uber of private jets”
But so does Uber… Awkward.
• December 13, 2016
Oh yes he did: How Doyle saved Domino’s
When Patrick Doyle came on board as CEO of Domino’s Pizza in 2010 he vowed to transform the struggling pizza company into a “Technology-Enabled, Nimble, Category Disrupting Machine.” We’re not sure what that means either, but the company Doyle has re-built in the past 6 years is probably pretty close to that vision. It all […]
• December 1, 2016
Dick’s Sporting Goods is evolving into a tech company
• November 29, 2016
Net neutrality is on the chopping block
Donald Trump just appointed two long-time opponents to the FCC’s rules.
• November 22, 2016
How is Arizona Iced Tea still cheaper than water?
When Arizona Iced Tea came onto the scene in 1992, the family-owned company quickly toppled industry leader, Snapple, thanks to a simple formula: never raise prices. In fact, Arizona is so committed to its 99 cent price tag that “99¢” is still printed in bold on every can to keep retailers from charging more (though […]
• November 3, 2016
We’re addicted to our phones and it might not be our fault
Tristan Harris is trying to change the way companies design their addicting software and notifications
• October 18, 2016
Stripe Announced a New Service to Pay People Immediately
Stripe is a six-year-old tech company on a mission to make digital payments as simple as possible for all businesses. And yesterday, they made some serious headway with the launch of Instant Payouts — a service that allows marketplaces currently using Stripe’s payments API to pay contract workers “within minutes.” This isn’t new, it’s just […]
• September 20, 2016
Boeing’s Latest Idea for Making Air Travel Not the Absolute Worst
Getting rid of the pretzels is the first place to start.
• September 20, 2016
Self-Driving Car Employees Are Worth About $10m… Each
And at least one online school is trying to get more of those people out into the workforce.
• September 19, 2016
Nielsen Gets Rid Of Its Offensively Outdated “Diary” That Logged TV Habits
• September 15, 2016
LEGO Surprisingly Wants You to Stop Buying Its Toys. Here’s Why.
Not many companies have this luxury.
• September 7, 2016
Kobe Bryant’s Playing a New Game
• August 23, 2016
WeWork’s New Plan to Get Out Of Its Slump: Change the Lease Terms
A recent shift in the types of leases WeWork is looking for shows the company is trying out new options.
• August 19, 2016
100% Of New Moms Return to Work At Patagonia After Childbirth. Here’s Why.
• August 16, 2016
How Sleek AF Biker Helmet Startup SKULLY Went Bankrupt
According to a recent lawsuit filed by a former SKULLY employee, the whole thing was a sham, and the Weller brothers used corporate accounts as their “personal piggy banks.”
• August 12, 2016
Giphy Is Now Worth $300 Million, Confirming the Huge Future Potential of GIFs
The ability to incorporate advertising into our future conversations makes them worth it.
• February 16, 2016
Everyone is baking — and entrepreneurs are rising up to meet the demand
The restaurant owner who asked for 1-star Yelp reviews
The worst sales promotion in history
Why nobody ever wins the car at the mall
How small business owners survived the Great Recession
New business ideas and the best way to capitalize.
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