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Square’s excellent market debut gives hope to other startups
Square, the mobile payments company co-founded and run by Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, made an exquisite market debut, leading other tech startups to have the courage to go public, says Reuters. Square’s shares went up 64 percent, with a high of $14.78 in early tradi...

Apple could buy HBO in the near future
Cupertino-based company Apple has some amazingly big plans, looking forward to expand into the TV market as much as possible. No, they won't be creating their own television, leaving it to more experienced manufacturers, but, according to MacWorld, they are reported to be wo...

Alibaba is planning to buy The South China Morning Post
Alibaba wants to expand its horizons, as according to The New York Times, Jack Ma, the founder and chief executive of the Chinese giant is looking forward to buying the influential English-language newspaper The South China Morning Post, based in Hong Kong. Keeping up with A...

American Airlines will award flier miles based on fares
Airline operator American Airlines made an announcement this Tuesday regarding its new rewards system. According to USA Today, from now on, it will start doling frequent customers with miles, but not based on the distance they fly, like they were used to, but based on how ex...

McDonald’s to make more cost cuts in the near future
One of the biggest restaurant chains in the world is planning some major changes, as a part of their new turnaround plans. We're talking about McDonald's and their plans to increase general and administrative cuts to $500 million. Even more, they want to take on more debt an...

Top 3 Hottest Startups of the Moment
Nowadays, everybody can launch a startup. After all, everything you need is a great idea, a team to help you and, of course, some money to invest. But from an idea to turning your startup into a real business is a very long road. Today we're focusing on ideas that worked, so...

Etihad Airways strikes new deal with IBM
The days when Europe-based airways were dominating the market are gone, as competition from the Middle East is growing strong. After several acquisitions, Etihad Airways managed to become one of the most important players. Also, they managed to fix a new deal with a very imp...

Tencent Holdings’ profits hits new record
Chinese Internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd. managed to reach a record third-quarter profit, registering a slowing domestic economy, thanks to the popularity of online games and streaming original HBO shows, according to Bloomberg. The company's net income grew to 32 perce...

First Amazon book store opens in Seattle
If anybody mentions "looking for a book on Amazon", you will most likely think at browsing the retailer's website for the desired title. Still, starting with this week, the expression will have another meaning, as the first Amazon book store opened its gates in Seattle, WA,...

General Motors targets stronger profits for 2016
General Motors, the no. 1 U.S. automaker has big plans for the next years, targeting an impressive growth, by overhauling the product line. According to the Chicago Tribune, Mary Barra, the company's Chief Executive Officer told investors that the plans include a total repla...

Online course company Udacity, valued at $1 billion
Online courses are getting more and more popular nowadays, as a lot of people are becoming fans of self education. Between these companies, there are a few which stand out, like Udacity, which recently received a cash infusion that raised its total value at $1 billion. Accor...