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Nissan gains, but still behind Toyota, Honda

Nissan Motor, the Japan parent company, said its latest quarterly earnings were 84.3 billion Japanese yen, or about $848.1 million using Nissan's conversion rate of 99.4 yen per dollar.<p>That's up a hefty $301.8 million from a year earlier on strong sales in the U.S. and China, the company's main …

Dropbox, a hit with consumers, is now going after business market

SAN FRANCISCO -- Dropbox is already a hit with consumers. Now it's looking to corner the business market.<p>The online storage service already has 200 million users who save more than 1 billion files in Dropbox every day, Chief Executive Drew Houston said.<p>Now Dropbox is looking to get businesses on …

Three Strategies for Marketing to Millennial Women

While the rest of us have been busy aging, it turns out Millennials have, too.<p>Take a look at that young mother pushing her stroller into Starbucks. I know you’ve seen her. Chances are she’s a Millennial, a member of the generation born between 1980 and 2000. (Exact definitions vary, but the term</i> …

Toyota Prepping a Rally-Ready GT86

Subaru is getting back into rallying, but not in the way you’d expect. Toyota Motorsport GmbH (TMG) announced that it will build a Toyota GT86 rally car to R3 specifications to compete in all FIA-sanctioned rallies worldwide starting in the 2015 racing season.<p>Based on the TMG GT86 CS-V3 race car …

Motorsport

New RC Signals The Return Of Lexus' Long Lost Coupe

It’s been 13 years since Lexus offered a two-door coupe in its regular lineup (not counting the ultra-rare LFA supercar). But that dry spell will be ending soon.<p>The Japanese luxury automaker has unveiled a racy-looking coupe called the RC. It’s based on the all-new 2014 IS sedan, but has a lower, …

What's Mine Is Yours (For A Price) In The Sharing Economy

<i>This week on-air and online, the tech team is</i> exploring the sharing economy<i>. You'll find the stories on this blog and</i> aggregated at this link, <i>and we would love to hear your questions about the topic. Just</i> email, <i>leave a comment or</i> tweet.<p>Not long ago if you wanted to rent a room for the weekend your …

Attention, White Men: You Don't Make as Much as You Think

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If you are an Asian-American man: Congratulations. You make more, on average, than any member of any …

Buh Bye, Blockbuster

Dish Network is closing down the remaining 300 Blockbuster video stores and discontinuing its by-mail DVD service, thus ending an era.<p>We can no longer “make it a Blockbuster night.” At least not physically — the streaming service will remain.<p>But streaming services aren’t advanced enough or …

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. …

Hay There Social Media Specializes in Simplifying Marketing for Businesses

Birmingham business offers social media marketing services, social media management, social media consulting, social media public …

How to market a food business

A passion for food leads many entrepreneurs to start a business, but with so much competition, how do you get the public's attention?<p>We are a nation of food lovers, with increasingly adventurous tastes, which has encouraged the more epicurean entrepreneurs to put their culinary creations to the …

A Beginner's Guide to Starting and Marketing an App

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Building a mobile app for the first time? You no doubt have many questions: Is it worthwhile? Does it make sense? How will people know about it?<p>Having helped build more than a hundred apps from categories ranging from social networking, …

Apps

5 Social Media Metrics that your Business Should Track

This post is brought to you by Simply Measured.<p>Publishing content on the Internet generates reams (or, rather, spreadsheets) of data. Creators like you have access to unprecedented information about how your content is received and acted upon.<p>As data gets bigger, more ubiquitous, and more social, …

$1 is too much for most startups to spend on marketing

Marketing can’t help most startups. Here’s why: most startups are mediocre—mediocre product, mediocre operations, mediocre support. How else do you explain the fact that over half of all startups are gone within five years, and only 30% ever make it to 10 years? The truth is that investing scarce …

Startups

Netflix Flirts With a New Idea: “Big” Movies at Your House, the Same Day They’re in Theaters

Netflix made a splash this year by creating its own TV shows and delivering them over the Web. Now it’s toying with the same idea for movies.<p>This …

America's Most Popular Boys' Names Since 1960, in 1 Spectacular GIF

An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"<p>Call it Jacob's ladder.<p>When it comes to the most popular names for baby boys in the United States, "Michael" long held sway. For most of the 1960s, and then on throughout the '70s and '80s (and almost all of the '90s!), the …

Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

The Samsung Galaxy S3 performed notably better than Apple's latest handsets in terms of overall screen accuracy, according to a new study.<p>Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and …

iPhone

The highly unusual company behind Sriracha, the world’s coolest hot sauce

If David Tran were a more conventional CEO, he would be a fixture at conferences, a darling of magazine profiles, and a subject of case studies in the Harvard Business Review. Sriracha hot sauce, made by Huy Fong Foods, which Tran founded 33 years ago in Los Angeles, is one of the coolest brands in …

Sriracha Sauce

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

E.coli

Sparks school shooting: teacher died trying to protect students

Maths teacher and military veteran Michael Landsberry hailed as hero after being shot dead in attack by student in Nevada<p>A US middle school teacher who served two tours with the National Guard in Afghanistan has been hailed as a hero for trying to protect students from a shooting witnessed by up to …

Why you should talk to your employees during a takeover—not after

Today’s American corporate world is a tale of two cultures. One, more traditional and common, is centralized and hierarchical. I call it “alpha.” The other, smaller and rarer, is decentralized, horizontal and inclusive. I call this one “beta<i>.”</i> To flourish in today’s business environment, …

Employment

Obama Signs Bill To End Government Shutdown, Lift Debt Ceiling

Congress passed a bipartisan bill Wednesday to end the partial government shutdown after 16 days and avoid default. President Obama quickly signed it into law.

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

Decorations

How to get a recruiter to notice you on LinkedIn

Demonstrate you are worthy of the introduction.<p>After Sandy Baldonado applied for a number of promising positions via professional networking site LinkedIn and received no response, she began to wonder: was her resume being purposely or accidentally overlooked? Her marketing skills were a fit. But …

Employment

Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

Trading

Fill 'er up: Gas prices drop towards $3/gallon

Now's the time to go for a drive.<p>The average price for a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 13.78 cents in the last two weeks, as refiners continued to pass on lower crude oil prices, according to the Lundberg survey.<p>The average price of just over $3.38 per gallon was down about 45 cents …

Oil

Chrysler taps 'Ron Burgundy' for offbeat ads

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — When you've got the smallest marketing budget of the Detroit Three automakers, you have to take risks to get your TV spots noticed.<p>That's why Olivier Francois, Chrysler's marketing chief, gambles a lot. He's following successful ads featuring rapper Eminem and movie star Clint …

Automotive Industry

Unemployment Plagues Young People Around The World

<i>Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post.</i><p>In the French city of Montpellier, Thomas Pallot frets that his future now seems tainted. He is only 25 years old and recently embarked on a career as computer technician. But for the last two years, he has been unemployed.<p>Pallot has a diploma …