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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

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

How ethical are your employees? Depends what time it is

Research finds that early-rising employees behave less ethically at the end of the day when their energy is low. More>>

Why summer Fridays are good for business

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

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? More>>

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? More>>

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. More>>

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. More>>

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  • Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

    Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:26:25 GMT
    Facebook Inc. (FB) on Wednesday reported profit that more than doubled in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations.more>>
    Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.more>>
  • US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

    US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:24 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:24:06 GMT
    Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.more>>
    Federal wildlife officials recently proposed strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors and four other snake species in an effort to prevent them from being introduced into the wild.more>>
  • Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

    Cruz suggests flight ban is boycott of Israel

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:11:34 GMT
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is questioning whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv...more>>
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency to impose an economic boycott on Israel after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. airline flights to Tel...more>>
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