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Apple's Bag Strategy Gets a Makeover

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) diehards may soon be feeling more environmentally aware as they tote gadgets home from their local Apple store.<p>The world’s most valuable company will begin to transition from its signature drawstring plastic bags to ones made out of recycled paper on Friday. The initiative …

McDonald's has Chipotle to thank for its next big breakfast item

The bowls come in two varieties. The healthier bowl includes turkey sausage, egg whites, spinach, kale, and parmesan. It clocks in at just 250 calories. The more decadent scrambled egg and chorizo bowl -- weighing in at 460 calories -- is enhanced with salsa, Pico de Gallo, and a hash brown.<p>It's …

Disney Board May Ask CEO Bob Iger to Postpone Retirement—Again

Walt Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger could be asked to postpone his retirement a third time to help smooth the transition to a new leader of the …

PayPal Pulls $3.6M North Carolina Plan After Transgender Law

PayPal on Tuesday canceled plans to open a global operations center in Charlotte, North Carolina and invest $3.6 million in the area after the state passed a controversial law targeting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens.<p>The digital payment company's protest is the first by a …

MAP: Here's where investor funds have been flowing over the past month

This excellent map on country-specific equity exchange-traded fund (ETF) flows over the past month comes from UBS.<p>US equity ETFs received the largest inflows of $20.9 billion, with UBS citing a more dovish Fed and stabilisation in oil prices as the catalyst for sharp increase.<p>The same factors, …

Disney threatens to stop filming in Georgia if anti-gay bill becomes law

<i>Editor's note, March 2, 2018: This 2-year-old story, widely shared on social media in recent days, is unrelated to the Georgia Senate's recent passage of a bill that would allow faith-based adoption agencies to turn away same-sex couples.</i><p>Delivering a potentially serious blow to one of the fastest …

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Amazon leases 20 Boeing jets to speed up deliveries

Amazon’s logistics arm is taking a big step forward by leasing a fleet of Boeing 767s that will ship packages to customers in North America. Air Transport Services Group (ATSG), an air cargo transportation provider, said that Amazon has agreed to lease twenty of its planes for 5-7 years.<p>The …

Google Engineers Are Trying To Help Fight the Zika Virus Outbreak

Google(goog) has donated $1 million to the United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and some of its engineers are working with the agency to …

Walmart Says Some Customers' Rx Info Was Visible Online Due to Glitch

Walmart said on Wednesday that prescription history and other basic information on a few thousand online U.S. pharmacy customers may have been visible to other users during a four-day stretch last month due to a coding mistake.<p>"We had a software coding error for a 72-hour period from February 15 to …

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Walmart Sued for Selling Parmesan Cheese Containing Wood Pulp

Cheese lovers everywhere were dismayed to learn recently that the parmesan cheese they've been sprinkling on their pasta may contain cellulose, a wood byproduct that's used to make paper — and Walmart is now feeling the brunt of it. A class-action lawsuit has been filed against the retail giant for …

Judge in Apple-FBI case wants to know 'what technically is involved’ in unlocking San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone

During a telephone conference with attorneys in the case last week, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Pym said Apple should have enough time to present "what technically is involved here," along with its legal arguments.<p>Reuters obtained an audio recording of the conference, which lasted just under 30 …

Amazon in talks to hire former Marks & Spencer womenswear boss

Online retailer headhunts Frances Russell for senior role amid signals that company will launch own-label fashion brand<p>Amazon is in talks with former Marks & Spencer womenswear boss Frances Russell as it works on plans to gatecrash the fashion business with an own-label clothing brand.<p>Rumours that …

Google wants you to use its delivery service to buy your fruits and veggies

Google is testing the expansion of its speedy delivery service, Express, to include perishable foods like fruits and veggies or frozen pizza.<p>The addition of these goods make Express much more competitive with startups like Instacart as well as Amazon's grocery shopping service, Prime Fresh.<p>Although …

Amazon Plans To Repurchase $5 Billion In Stock

Amazon.com will buy back $5 billion worth of shares, the company said on Wednesday, marking the first time the company has announced a stock repurchase program in six years.<p>The Seattle online retailer did not define the period in which it would purchase those shares and said that the authorization …

Yahoo Just Made Its First Round of Layoffs

Yahoo announced Wednesday it will lay off 107 employees in the first of what is expected to be more than 1,500 job cuts.<p>The layoffs take effect April …

HBO Promotes PR Exec Nancy Lesser to EVP

Exec will oversee all program publicity efforts for HBO’s drama and comedy series, original movies, miniseries and specials<p>HBO has promoted Nancy …

Wal-Mart Is Taking Back Control of Its Gas Stations

After two decades of contracting out its parking lot gas stations, Wal-Mart is now going to be operating the fueling stations themselves.<p>Going …

Female GMs Accuse Chipotle of Sex Bias

First E. Coli and Now Gender Discrimination: Chipotle Is Having a Very Good Year

Chipotle, the fast-food restaurant that will probably kill Jezebel editor Jia Tolentino (RIP Jia), is having a very bad year. First it poisoned …

This Startup is Disrupting Journalism and Content Marketing

Placemints might just be the disruption the journalism and content marketing industries desperately need.<p>Journalism has been around for ages. Likewise, brands have been crafting stories to engage audiences for more than a hundred years; we've only recently started calling it "content marketing" as …

Chipotle Tried to Cover Up Food-Borne Illness Outbreak, Lawsuit Says

Lawsuit claims the restaurant hid evidence before contacting health officials.<p>Not only is Chipotle facing a criminal investigation in relation to a …

Wal-Mart strikes lawful, must reinstate workers: NLRB judge

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) unlawfully retaliated against workers who participated in strikes in 2013 and must offer to reinstate 16 dismissed employees, a National Labor Relations Board judge ruled on Thursday.<p>A shopper carts her purchases from a Wal-Mart store in Mexico City, April …

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Nespresso Sues Competitor For Featuring George Clooney Lookalike in its Commercial

Nespresso is suing an Israeli competitor for hiring an actor that looks uncannily like George Clooney.<p>Clooney has been the face of Nespresso since …

Google Agrees to Pay Millions in U.K. Back Taxes

Google has agreed to pay 130 million pounds ($185 million) in back taxes to Britain, prompting criticism from opposition lawmakers and campaigners …

Watch: Coca-Cola's 'Taste the Feeling' global campaign

All four brands will be marketed as Coca-Cola variants, the first time this has happened under one global campaign.<p>Coca-Cola trialled this 'one …