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Twitter Replacing CEO Dick Costolo

After months of calls for his job, he's finally out, with co-founder Jack Dorsey temporarily taking over.<p>He lasted quite a bit longer than many observers expected, but in the end, Dick Costolo couldn't solve Twitter's slow-growth problem, and now he's gone.<p>Costolo, who's served as CEO of the social …

Jack Dorsey

These companies have made every Fortune 500 list for 61 years

Allow us to introduce the Honorable 57. That's how many companies have achieved the impressive feat of making the Fortune 500 every year since the …

Fortune 500

Wall Street's switching phones

Big banks are cutting out BlackBerrys.<p>The BlackBerry was once ubiquitous with dealmakers and senior bank execs, lauded for its impenetrable security. But no more.<p>Wall Street banks are looking to save big on everything from land-line voicemail to hardware and support costs that go along with …

JP Morgan Chase

Why New York’s fast food workers might not want a $15 minimum wage

The $15 per hour minimum wage is slowing sweeping the country. Seattle implemented it first; San Francisco and Los Angeles followed suit, and a …

Equality

Target, Tools And Tequila: Data Shows What Millennials Are Really Buying

, Forbes Staff<p>Conventional wisdom suggests Millennials — that sprawling generation of 75 million 18- to 34-year-olds, often described as “digital natives” — live their lives on the Internet. They’re hunched over their iPhones, iPads, and Kindles. They shop via mobile apps. They stream all their …

Millennials

The 9-to-5 job is dying

If you want an income, or you're an employer looking for help, it may be time to scrap the idea of the traditional 9-to-5 arrangement.<p>For workers, it has become easier and less risky to go solo. Affordable health-insurance plans, which kept many workers shackled to traditional jobs, are more …

U.S. Census

Pinterest announces 'buyable pins' so you can finally put your pinboards into your closet

Users can finally start buying things directly from Pinterest, the company announced at an event Tuesday morning.<p>They'll soon start seeing blue "Buy it" buttons next to certain "buyable" pins.<p>Clicking the button will offer more product images, color options, sizes where applicable, and the ability …

Pinterest

The 10 Most Important Things Google Announced Yesterday - Bloomberg

Google Inc. can't seem to resist the temptation to show programmers all its latest and greatest — and to keep adding to the pile every year.<p>Google …

The fabulous life of Dr. Dre, one year after Apple acquired his company, Beats, for $3 billion

Apple

$300,000 Mannequin Saving Lives on the Battlefield

How do you prepare special forces medics for what they will face on the battlefield? At NATO Special Operations Headquarters they use advanced …

Taco Bell jumps on ‘natural’ ingredients bandwagon

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Taco Bell

Meet The Tech CEO Who's Offering Free College Tuition To His Employees' Children

Chieh Huang knows something about upward mobility. After his parents emigrated from Taiwan, his mother worked as a cashier at a Baltimore restaurant. But education was always a priority, and despite his modest upbringing, he ended up at John Hopkins University and Fordham Law School, which set him …

Education

Here’s why media companies should pay attention to Snapchat

Not that long ago, Snapchat was just another hyped-up messaging app, like Whisper or Secret—a toy that children and twenty-somethings used to send …

Media Industry

1989 Tour Should Give Taylor Swift Her First $100 Million Year

Earlier this week in Bossier City, Louisiana, Taylor Swift played eighteen songs to a sold-out crowd at the CenturyLink Center, kicking off the North American leg of her 1989 tour. But her performance at the 14,000-seat arena is just the beginning of what promises to be the best financial year of …

Taylor Swift

'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran reveals the worst mistakes aspiring entrepreneurs make

Barbara Corcoran has invested in nearly 30 companies over the past six seasons of "Shark Tank."<p>In a new Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), Corcoran says that from her experience, the worst mistakes an entrepreneur can make are "pissing away money on patents and PR" and not being confident enough.<p>She …

Entrepreneurship

Why Target’s strategy to aim upscale is spot-on

Target (tgt) reported better first-quarter results than Walmart (wmt), showing that its effort to get its "Tar-zhay" aura back is working.<p>Since Brian …

Trends

Most notorious recalls ever

Time Warner

Give Silicon Valley a break

Silicon Valley is teeming with ill-mannered tech bros whose childhood participation trophies have led them to boast about how their mediocre startups …

Silicon Valley

Americans Struggle To Escape The Office On Vacation [Infographic]

Americans struggle to escape the office when they go on vacation. According to a survey conducted by Tripadvisor, 77 percent of employed U.S. respondents said they had worked on vacation over the past year compared to 40 percent in the other countries featured in the survey – Australia, Brazil, …

The Workplace

The Bravery (and Pain) of Zappos's No-Bosses Experiment

Zappos announced 210 of its 1,500 employees are leaving because of the company's transition to a Holacracy style of management. That doesn't mean the move to Holacracy is not the right thing.<p>If you're a big believer in traditional hierarchy, you might have felt a bit of schadenfreude on hearing the …

Business School

Good news for Walmart workers is bad for investors

Walmart

Spotify takes on YouTube, Snapchat with video content

Spotify announced on Wednesday a spate of updates to its music streaming app that take the company far beyond selling only music.<p>Called "Spotify …

Comedy

How Facebook overcame its disastrous IPO

From the technical glitches to the mobile guidance controversy, it would be difficult to characterize Facebook’s IPO, which occurred three years ago …

Mark Zuckerberg

Tim Cook's Reveal: What We've Learned About Apple's Private CEO - Bloomberg

As Tim Cook becomes more comfortable on center stage as Apple Inc.'s CEO, the public is starting to learn more about how past events shaped the …

Software Architect - 2015 Best Jobs in America - CNNMoney

In the same way an architect designs a house, software architects lay out a design plan for new programs. That usually means leading a team of developers and engineers, and making sure all the pieces come together to make fully-functioning software.<p><b>What's great:</b> New problems come up all the time …

Money

2 of the smartest people at Google are worried about this one thing

Urs Hölzle started at Google in 1999 and helped build the massive computer systems that run the world's largest and most successful web company.<p>Now he's in charge of Google's push to open more of those computer systems to any other company that wants to use them — part of the bigger trend called …

Innovation

Why Nordstrom is the Amazon of department stores

Nordstrom and Amazon.com have a lot more in common than their hometown of Seattle.<p>Just like Amazon, Nordstrom has been spending big on technology, …

eCommerce