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PayPal Now Lets You Use Facebook Messenger to Send and Receive Money

PayPal will now allow customers to send and receive money in Facebook Messenger, the company announced Friday.<p>Those with a PayPal account can use …

Tesla strikes another deal that shows it's about to turn the car insurance world upside down

Tesla struck a deal with Liberty Mutual to create a customized insurance package — and the move shows how the electric automaker is intent on disrupting the insurance industry.<p>The new plan is called InsureMyTesla and was designed specifically for Tesla vehicles. Its benefits include replacing …

Tesla is launching new all-electric service vehicles based on Model S and Model X next year

Tesla is about to come out with a new all-electric service vehicle based on the Model S and Model X vehicles, according to Jon McNeill, Tesla’s President of Global Sales and Services.<p>The new vehicles will be used to replace service vans – pictured above – in Tesla’s mobile service program as soon …

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IKEA Furniture Is About to Get Easier to Buy Than Ever

IKEA (ikea) is trying something new.<p>The home furnishings retail giant, known for its sprawling out-of-town warehouses, Scandinavian-design, and …

Furniture

Tesla is asked by DMV to stop giving test drives out of Charlotte gallery

Tesla has a really big location in Charlotte, North Carolina – pictured above. In most other states, it would be considered a Service plus location, which includes both a store and service center, but due to direct sales restrictions and Tesla’s inability to obtain a dealer license, the location is …

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Krispy Kreme owner buys Panera for $7.5 billion

Talk about carb loading. Sandwich chain Panera has agreed to sell itself to JAB, a German conglomerate that owns Krispy Kreme and the Einstein and Noah bagel chains, for $7.5 billion.<p>Shares of Panera (PNRA) surged nearly 15% in early trading Wednesday. The stock soared on Monday as rumors surfaced …

Mercedes and Bosch Team Up to Create Self-Driving Taxi System

This new alliance seeks to make a dent in the nascent industry.<p>2 min read<p>Joining a field already filled with the likes of Lyft and Uber, Mercedes wants to help populate streets with its own robo-taxis. Mercedes’s parent company Daimler has partnered with automotive supplier Bosch to create its own …

Carsharing

Mercedes, Audi, and BMW have a new cash cow that's turning around the luxury market

But luxury cars have seen their fortunes stall in recent years. Premium brands have dealt with this by rolling out more SUVs. And it looks like the strategy is working.<p>"Low gas prices, changing consumer tastes and attractive new vehicles are creating the perfect environment for luxury SUV sales to …

Luxury Lifestyle

Hardware is the ‘necessary evil’ for Snapchat, Google and Microsoft to reach a brighter future

Snapchat, an internet social messaging company, started selling high-tech sunglasses. Google, a search advertising company, started selling the Pixel phone. And Microsoft, a software company, started selling the Surface Studio PC.<p>The internet and software giants are suddenly hot for hardware — a …

Coming soon to your quiet hybrid: NOISE

<b></b>Your quiet hybrid is likely to make itself heard in the not-so-distant future.<p>Under a new safety regulation issued by the federal government, hybrids and electric cars will be equipped with a device that emits sound to alert passersby that the vehicle is running. Manufacturers have until Sept. 1, …

Amazon.com Just Took a Big Step Toward Disrupting Car Dealers

In a move that should give car dealers nightmares, <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ: AMZN) will soon begin selling new cars online at a discount.<p>There are a few big catches, of course. For now, the only cars offered are three Fiat models, and they'll only be offered to Amazon customers in Italy. But it's another …

Snapchat’s Spectacles vending machine lands in Santa Monica

Another day, another seemingly random location drop for Snapbot, your friendly neighborhood Snapchat Spectacles vending machine. Today’s lucky destination is Santa Monica, bucking the recent trend of out-of-the-way spots for one just up the coast a bit from its original Venice Beach location in …

Snapchat Spectacles vending machine page starts 24-hour countdown to next location

Snapchat’s going to be selling Spectacles at another location in just under 24 hours as of Saturday morning, as the company’s Snapbot locator page started a 24 hour countdown timer as of 7 AM PT (10 AM ET). The sleeping bot on Snap’s Spectacles locator page will presumably be replaced by an updated …

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Samsung runs full-page apology ads over Galaxy Note 7 recall

In an effort to restore some consumer goodwill after the discontinuation of the Galaxy Note 7, Samsung ran full page apology ads in three major US daily newspapers today. The letters, which appeared in Monday editions of <i>The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times</i>, and <i>The Washington Post</i>, were aimed …

Amazon’s private label brands are taking over market share

Amazon’s investment in its own private label products has been paying off, according to a new report out today. The retailer now competes with vendors via its own products in over a dozen categories, including computer accessories, home goods, pet supplies, grocery items, and more. In some …

eCommerce

Forget Culture Change: Volkswagen Is Back To Its Deceptive Ways

When Matthias Müller took over from disgraced Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn in the wake of dieselgate, he promised a complete <i>“Kulturwandel,”</i> a radical change of culture at the lurching automaker. A year later, the German automaker is back to its former ADD self, as in arrogance, deception and …

Fantastic Beasts clips: Eddie Redmayne tries to catch 'em all

On Nov. 18, <i>Harry Potter</i> fans will get to see Newt Scamander chase after the magical creatures of <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i>, J.K. …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

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Facebook's ad options could be discriminatory

Facebook knows almost everything about you and uses that to show ads designed to appeal to your interests.<p>That's nothing new. But on Friday, a report surfaced that these targeted ads can potentially be used illegally.<p>Facebook has an ad customization option called "Ethnic Affinities," which lets …

Chipotle will never be the same again

The burrito chain said this week that it's adding new menu items, redesigning restaurants, launching television ads, testing digital ordering tablets, and offering a ton of free food — all things that represent a stark departure from Chipotle's business strategy for the last two decades.<p>Chipotle is …

THE DRIVERLESS TAXI REPORT -- How automakers, shared mobility services and tech companies are ushering in a post-driver world

So far, the race has been brutal, as companies jockey for position by spending billions to acquire/invest in companies that will help make a driverless taxi service a reality. Uber recently took the pole position by launching a pilot self-driving taxi service (with a driver still behind the wheel) …

Google and 16 other companies have formed a coalition that wants to police ads on the web

"The Coalition for Better Ads" was announced on Thursday at digital advertising trade show Dmexco in Cologne, Germany.<p>The Coalition was formed as a direct response to the rise of ad blocking, and will act as a kind of regulator for internet ads.<p>The group has been put together to create global …

Michigan denies Tesla’s dealer license, automaker says it will keep fighting

Michigan is the most populated state in the US that still doesn’t have a Tesla store or service center. It’s not because Tesla doesn’t want to open one. The company has plans to open a location in Detroit for over 2 years now, but the state direct sales law is banning the automaker from operating a …

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Airline pricing secrets: How carriers arrive at fares | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Anyone who's lost an evening researching flight deals knows that airfare pricing can seem pretty random -- high one week, low the next and long-distance often cheaper than short-haul.<p>There's a method behind the madness, though.<p>It's called airline revenue management: the science of adjusting …

Samsung goes official with Note 7 recall, feds urging customers to stop using devices

Samsung’s recall of the Galaxy Note 7 started off as something relatively minor, but over the past several days, things have continued to escalate. With more reports of exploding devices every day and customers still not knowing about the recall, Samsung came under fire (pun intended) about how it …

Tesla Model 3: Toyota is the latest automaker buying ads to convert Tesla reservation holders

After BMW and Nissan, Toyota is now the third automaker directly trying to convince Tesla Model 3 reservation holders to drop their pre-orders and buy its vehicles instead. Who can blame them? Tesla created a pool of ~400,000 potential buyers of a ~$35,000 electric vehicle. Automakers now want to …

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Starbucks Is Testing Weekend Brunch

Starbucks is jumping on the brunch bandwagon.<p>The coffee giant on Monday confirmed to <i>Fortune</i> that it’s conducting a small test for a weekend-only …