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Snapchat Rejected A $3 Billion All-Cash Offer From Facebook

According to a new report from Evelyn M. Rusli and Douglas MacMillan at the WSJ, Facebook offered $3 billion in cash to buy Snapchat, but Snapchat turned it down.<p>This is not the first time that Facebook tried to buy Snapchat. Zuckerberg previously offered $1 billion for Snapchat and was rejected.<p>In …

Snapchat

Lululemon co-founder apologizes for comment about women's thighs

Lululemon Athletica’s co-founder has issued a formal apology for remarks he made last week about how “some women’s bodies just don’t actually work” for his company’s yoga pants.<p>In a video posted on YouTube and on Lululemon’s Facebook page, Chip Wilson said he was sorry for comments he made on …

Yoga

Plastic Guns Made With 3-D Printers Pose New Security Concerns

Technology helps police solve crimes every day. But some innovations can also present new public safety concerns — and such is the case with guns built using 3-D printers.<p>Agents at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have spent months testing plastic weapons. And in findings …

The Messy, Messy Relationship Between Income (and Race) and Obesity

The Minimum Wage Is Worth $2 Less Today Than It Was In 1968: Study

The federal minimum wage of $7.25 is worth $2 less today than it was in 1968 when adjusted for inflation. That's one of the findings in a June study by the non-partisan Economic Policy Institute on the economic position of Blacks in America.<p>Today, the minimum wage, which hasn't increased since …

Why Lululemon’s “CEO Wanted” Ad Is Bad For The Brand

Know your audience. Know your platforms. Know when to joke about tequila shots and when not to. Inside the ongoing unraveling of a once powerful retailing juggernaut.<p>Recently, Lululemon’s home page featured–in big block letters that took up my entire computer screen–a message that read: “CEO …

Lululemon Athletica

Dolce and Gabbana Sentenced to 20 Months in Italian Prison

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, the legendary designer duo whose billion-dollar fashion empire …

How Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and other business chiefs hold ruthlessly effective meetings

Why does Jeff Bezos keep a chair empty in the boardroom? Where does Richard Branson hold his meetings? And who’s always late for appointments?<p>Here are some of Quartz’s favorite tips for holding meetings from the some of the world’s top business leaders:<p>Throw out the least necessary person in the …

Time Management

Google Fiber Has Brought A Surge Of Startups To Kansas City

When people think of tech startups, two places typically come to mind: the Silicon Valley and New York City. The average person probably can't think of a major tech company from anywhere else.<p>That's why it's such a surprise to see the huge startup community blossoming in Kansas City, Kansas. …

Google Fiber

Do Unpaid Internships Lead to Jobs? Not for College Students

Doctors perform thousands of unnecessary surgeries

A USA TODAY study found that tens of thousands of times each year, patients undergo surgery they don't need.<p>Jonathan Stelly was 22, a semi-pro baseball player aiming for the big leagues, when a fainting spell sent him to his cardiologist for tests. The doctor's office called afterward with shocking …

Every Pixar Movie Is About the Same Thing

After “Cars 2” and “Brave,” Pixar Animation Studios’ unprecedented, unbroken streak of classic children’s films seems to be over. But even if the …

Axe Showcases Pulling Power Of Astronauts In Super Bowl Campaign

Astronauts wouldn’t typically top a list of male archetypes known for their can’t-miss pulling power (a list that would look something like: rock star, fireman, pro athlete, spy, and would allow for regional variation–for example in New York it would include bankers and Terry Richardson).<p>But …

Unemployment For Recent College Graduates By Major

The unemployment rate of college graduates is half that of people with only a high school diploma.<p>But that doesn't mean recent college graduates haven't struggled to find work. So which majors struggle the most?<p>A May 2013 study from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce …

The Most Important Movie of the Summer (Hint: It's Not Man of Steel )

The biggest movie of the summer isn't <i>Man of Steel</i>, or <i>The Lone Ranger</i>, or <i>Fast & Furious 6</i>. It's a new documentary called <i>How to Make Money Selling Drugs</i>, which will be released in theaters and on demand on June 26.<p>Now, when I say "biggest," I'm not talking about budget size or box office receipts -- …

Man of Steel