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Nike Treadmill Experience Immerses the Runner in Sensory Enriching Journey

Nike has collaborated with FIELD, a London-based creative studio to re-imagine the future of<p>Nike has collaborated with FIELD, a London-based creative studio to re-imagine the future of running on a treadmill. With an immersive interactive exhibition currently held at London’s Truman Brewery, “Force …

Slack’s New Podcast: “‘This American Life’ Meets ‘Office Space’ Meets ‘Monty Python'”

Can a podcast make you love enterprise software?<p>For a Silicon Valley phenom, Slack has an atypically low-key personality. Yes, its goal–getting the busy people of the world off email and into a more modern and efficient form of teamwork–is audacious. Sure, it’s been remarkably successful, racking …

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Your Starbucks Barista Will Soon Be Your Favorite DJ

Just shy of a month before Apple launches its music streaming service, Spotify is looking to<p>Just shy of a month before Apple launches its music streaming service, Spotify is looking to further solidify its presence in our lives. Inking a deal with Starbucks, Spotify will power all the music that …

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step To Pay Men And Women Equally

Equal pay for equal work isn’t typically a mantra you hear from the chief executive of a multibillion-dollar company. Yet Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is taking the radical step of reviewing employee salaries to ensure men and women are paid fairly.<p>Benioff told The Huffington Post that he is …

Amazon Launches Amazon Business Marketplace, Will Close AmazonSupply

In 2012, Amazon.com quietly launched AmazonSupply, the e-commerce company’s foray into the unsexy but hugely lucrative world of B2B wholesale.<p>Industry insiders were already concerned about the potential impact of AmazonSupply on America’s 35,000 distribution companies, almost all of which are …

​Google search trends predict spring fashion trends

OK, Google: What's going to be in this season?<p>The data scientists and fashion experts at Google have gotten together to figure out what's in and …

Google Is About to Make Your Wireless Carrier a Lot Less Relevant

Google's new wireless phone service, Project Fi, offers a long list of modern day perks. It automatically moves phones between traditional cellular …

Wal-Mart’s Sam’s Club has a bunch of new services to woo business members

Sam’s Club is offering a new service to help its small business members gain access to loans of up to $350,000 — its latest effort to shore up …

Facebook now serves up 4 billion video views a day

In its first quarter earnings call Wednesday, Facebook CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg revealed that the social network now serves more than four …

EBay shares are surging after earnings crush expectations

PayPal is set to be spun off later this year.<p>EBay reported net income of $626 million, or 51 cents per share, for the first quarter ended March 31 compared with a loss of $2.33 billion, or $1.82 per share, a year earlier.<p>Net revenue rose to $4.45 billion from $4.26 billion.<p>Revenue from the …

E-Commerce Startup Jet.com Spins Lofty Sales Goals Before Launch

Jet.com, an e-commerce site from the co-founder of Diapers.com, has yet to launch its marketplace. But it has landed a $600 million valuation, been lauded for its business model and is the buzziest e-commerce entrant in recent memory.<p>And it is already raising its own ambitions without any real …

Here’s How Uber’s Co-Founder Is Going to Take on Amazon and eBay

Garrett Camp made a fortune helping people navigate the digital world, then a far larger fortune helping them ­navigate the physical one. The …

New Item On The Shelves At Sam's Club: $350,000 Small Business Loans

The wholesale club said it will team up with loan marketplace Lending Club to offer financing for its small business customers.<p>For the millions of small businesses that already use their Sam's Club membership to stock up on everything from bulk ketchup to office supplies, the wholesale club is …

Consumer confidence soars to second-highest level since 2007

The preliminary reading on consumer confidence from the University of Michigan came in at 95.9, topping expectations for a reading of 94.0.<p>This is the second highest reading since 2007.<p>Expectations were for the reading to come in at 94.0, up from 93.0 at the end of February.<p>The report also showed …

These Tiny Ant-Man Billboards Are Just the Right Size for Ants

Billboards promoting the upcoming <i>Ant-Man</i> movie have begun popping up in Australia and they seem to be aimed at, well, ants.<p>Reddit users in Brisbane, …

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These new stats about Amazon should make Google very nervous

The service — which offers free, two-day shipping as well as movie and music streaming, among other things — could have more than 35 million subscribers, according to a new note from analysts at Macquarie Research. That's great news for Amazon because studies have shown that Prime members may spend …

Ben & Jerry's made a stoner version of Apple's classic '1984' ad in honor of 4/20

In honor of stoner holiday 4/20, Ben & Jerry's has released an ice cream burrito, the BRRR-ito.<p>The company announced the new product in a parody of Apple's legendary "1984" commercial, which is "widely considered the greatest commercial in Super Bowl history."<p>Both commercials feature rows of …

Online Jobs Marketplace Freelancer.com Moves Into Home And Local Services

Make way for one more company trying to carve out a business in local and home services. Following in the footsteps of Amazon and Google in their race after the likes of Angie’s List, TaskRabbit, Thumbtack and Handy, Freelancer.com is launching a marketplace for local plumbers, cleaners, cooks, …

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U.S. economy’s weak first quarter supports theory of muted growth

Early quarterly results from the United States' biggest companies have reinforced the notion that the U.S. economy, expected to be the engine of global growth in 2015, expanded at a lacklustre pace in the first three months of the year.<p>Subpar economic data and weak revenue growth from S&P 500 …

Instagram Takes Another Step Toward E-Commerce

In its slow but steady embrace of e-commerce, Instagram is running its first marketing campaigns that transform viewers into shoppers with a single …

The Entire Nike SB "What The Dunk" Collection is Available on eBay for $100k USD

The Nike SB Low “What The Dunk” is a design that is revered by sneakerheads and collectors alike,<p>The Nike SB Low “What The Dunk” is a design that is revered by sneakerheads and collectors alike, however it was only until recently that we realized just how valuable these eclectic kicks were worth. …

This Apartment Can Instantly Take You Anywhere in the World

In a recent promotional event, Airbnb Singapore created an installation which encompassed a blank<p>In a recent promotional event, Airbnb Singapore created an installation which encompassed a blank white room, which then became one of four locations thanks to 360-degree projector mapping technology. …

The Weeknd Took Over Alexander Wang’s Instagram at Coachella

Among the celebrity-clad and hyped up headlines coming from Coachella, New York-based Alexander<p>Among the celebrity-clad and hyped up headlines coming from Coachella, New York-based Alexander Wang (who rocked social media with his H&M collaboration party at last year’s Coachella) has teamed up with …

Sneakers: The Complete App by U-Dox

Sneakers: The Complete App is set to pique the interest of hard-core sneaker collectors the world<p>Sneakers: The Complete App is set to pique the interest of hard-core sneaker collectors the world over. The encyclopedic application, based on two previously released books from U-Dox, features in-depth …

Cam'ron Releases "Killa Crunch" Cereal Boxes With $100 USD and Limited Edition T-Shirt Inside

Cam’ron launches his own “Killa Crunch” cereal box in New York City. But in place of actual cereal,<p>Cam’ron launches his own “Killa Crunch” cereal box in New York City. But in place of actual cereal, the box will be carrying inside it $100 USD in cash and a limited edition T-shirt featuring Killa …

Swatch & Art "Superlot" Sells for $6 Million USD at Sotheby's Hong Kong

Swatch has been making Swatch & Art models since 1983 as collectible watches inspired by pop<p>Swatch has been making Swatch & Art models since 1983 as collectible watches inspired by pop culture, and has resulted in design contributions from artists, musicians and fashion designers. Collaborations …

Raleigh Denim Shows Off Its Traditional Craftsmanship

American denim manufacturer Raleigh Denim has commissioned creative agency Fuck Bullshit Create<p>American denim manufacturer Raleigh Denim has commissioned creative agency Fuck Bullshit Create Truth to produce a video that details the traditional craftsmanship that goes into a pair of its denim …

Sexy Hair teases mobile sales in Cosmopolitan via scan-to-shop ad

Cosmopolitan readers will be able to snap a photo of the ad and shop on mobileHair care brand Sexy Hair hopes to tease up sales from Cosmopolitan …