Dropbox files for a $500 million IPO

Dropbox files for a $500 million IPO

Dropbox CEO on turning down Steve Jobs Another tech unicorn is ready for Wall Street. Dropbox, the cloud storage company, filed paperwork on Friday to raise $500 million in its long-awaited initial public offering. The amount will likely tick up, depending on investor demand. It will list on the Nasdaq under the stock ticker “DBX.” → Read More

The Kylie Jenner curse? Snapchat faces its defining moment

The Kylie Jenner curse? Snapchat faces its defining moment

Snapchat stock loses $1.3 billion after Kylie Jenner tweet Evan Spiegel became a billionaire by proving people wrong. The Snapchat cofounder was early in evangelizing the potential for sending pictures to an intimate group of friends while many wrote off his messaging app as little more than a tool for sexting. He shocked many industry → Read More

General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo pet food for $8 billion

General Mills to buy Blue Buffalo pet food for $8 billion

General Mills, which is best known for cereal brands like Cheerios and Wheaties, is branching into the fast-growing pet food business with a multi-billion dollar acquisition. General Mills announced Friday that it’s buying Blue Buffalo Pet Products (BUFF) for $8 billion. The brand makes natural food for dogs and cats. Read More

Democrats push CFPB's Mick Mulvaney on payday lending

Democrats push CFPB's Mick Mulvaney on payday lending

What you need to know about the CFPB Three Senate Democrats are demanding the head of a consumer watchdog bureau to explain why he plans to weaken protections that guard against payday lenders. Senators Elizabeth Warren, Jeff Merkley and Richard Blumenthal in a letter Friday rebuked Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial → Read More

Gothamist, DCist and LAist are coming back from their sudden deaths

Gothamist, DCist and LAist are coming back from their sudden deaths

Four months after their billionaire owner shut them down, beloved local news sites Gothamist, DCist and LAist will soon be back online. Three public radio stations are behind the resurrection. WNYC in New York, KPCC in Southern California and WAMU in Washington D.C. announced on Friday that they are acquiring key assets of the sites. → Read More

Trump Jr. had 'a good week' in India. Here's why

Trump Jr. had 'a good week' in India. Here's why

Why the Trump brand has cachet in India Donald Trump Jr.’s whirlwind tour of India took in four cities, three dinners with real estate clients and an appearance at a high-profile conference. It’s also been good for business. “You could say it’s been a good week,” Trump Jr. told CNN, when asked to confirm that → Read More

Tesla buyers to lose $7,500 tax credit later this year

Tesla buyers to lose $7,500 tax credit later this year

Tesla’s Model 3 may not satisfy ‘mainstream’ buyers Time is running out for Tesla buyers to get a $7,500 federal tax credit with their purchase. In an SEC filing early Friday, Tesla said it expects that the federal tax credit for its customers will end at some time in 2018. Read More

Winter Olympics: Six TV takeaways from NBC's performance

Winter Olympics: Six TV takeaways from NBC's performance

Experiencing the Olympics in virtual reality The Winter Olympics are nearly over, bringing with them the customary biennial status check on the viability of the Games and the enduring health of network TV’s aging business model. The report card, so far, indicates that the Olympics remain a marquee attraction — the continuing embodiment of the → Read More

Trump administration cracks down H-1B visa abuse

Trump administration cracks down H-1B visa abuse

H-1B visas by the numbers The Trump administration is cracking down on companies that get visas for foreign workers and farm them out to employers. Some staffing agencies seek hard-to-get H-1B visas for high-skilled workers, only to contract them out to other companies. There’s nothing inherently illegal about contracting out visa recipients, but the workers → Read More

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