Fed likely to raise rates, possibly end 'accommodative' policy era

Fed likely to raise rates, possibly end 'accommodative' policy era

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With the Federal Reserve widely expected to raise interest rates on Wednesday, financial markets are focused on whether signs of an acceleration in U.S. economic growth will prompt the central bank to ramp up the pace of monetary policy tightening. FILE PHOTO: The Federal Reserve building is pictured in Washington, DC, U.S., […]

Dunkin' makes it official: It's dropping 'Donuts' from its logo

Dunkin' makes it official: It's dropping 'Donuts' from its logo

After months of testing a possible name change, Dunkin’ Brands is finally ditching the word donuts from the coffee chain’s branding and logo. The company, which also owns Baskin Robbins, said Tuesday its company name, Dunkin’ Brands, will remain the same. The switch to just “Dunkin” will begin in January. The restaurant has used “Dunkin’” […]

Instagram founders reportedly resign from Facebook

Instagram founders reportedly resign from Facebook

Just about six years after Facebook closed its $1 billion purchase of Instagram, both of the company’s founders are resigning, according to a report from The New York Times. Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger served as the company’s CEO and CTO, respectively, after pivoting the app from a Foursquare-style check-in service called Burbn to focus […]

The New YubiKey Will Help Kill the Password

The New YubiKey Will Help Kill the Password

By now it’s hopefully been drilled into you to enable two-factor authentication on your online accounts, giving you more protection than a password alone. And while the most ubiquitous second factor is a numeric code sent to your smartphone via an app, physical tokens that you plug into your computer have become increasingly popular. And […]

Dell to interview banks for IPO instead of acquisition: WSJ

Dell to interview banks for IPO instead of acquisition: WSJ

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Dell Technologies Inc(DVMT.N) plans to interview banks this week to potentially go public through an initial public offering rather than doing so through a proposed acquisition that has drawn resistance from some investors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Dell logos are seen at its headquarters in Cyberjaya, outside Kuala […]

Papa John's looking to drop apostrophe in company name

Papa John's looking to drop apostrophe in company name

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Papa John’s may soon go by the name Papa Johns, dropping the apostrophe as the company continues to move away from founder John Schnatter. According to the website Ad Age, Papa John’s filed the change with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in late August. Right now, there are no imminent […]

White House Drafts Order to Look Into Google, Facebook

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A Lime scooter rider died this morning in Washington, DC, marking the second fatality this month

A Lime scooter rider died this morning in Washington, DC, marking the second fatality this month

Lime, the 18-month-old, San Francisco-based company whose bright green bicycles and scooters now dot cities throughout the U.S., launched a pilot program in Tacoma, Washington, today, but that tiny victory might have felt short-lived. The reason: on the opposite side of the country, a Lime rider was killed today by an SUV while tooling around Washington […]

Google Parent Alphabet Backs Trucking Technology Startup Convoy

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Adobe Buys Marketing-Automation Firm Marketo for $4.75 Billion

Adobe Buys Marketing-Automation Firm Marketo for $4.75 Billion

Adobe ADBE 0.55% Systems Inc. agreed to acquire marketing-automation firm Marketo for $4.75 billion, its largest acquisition ever and the latest sign of its ambition to become a one-stop-shop for marketers. San Mateo, Calif.-based Marketo helps brands track their customers’ actions online, from getting an email to purchasing a product, providing them with information they […]

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