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Employees of German car maker BMW work on an assembly line for BMW cars at the company's plant in Munich, southern Germany, in 2014.

German luxury carmakers make a mass-market push

Apr 17, 2015
Global sales for BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi are at a record high.
Posted In: luxury, BMW, Mercedes Benz

"Jeopardy!" tried to sponsor a mustache

Apr 17, 2015
Leaked emails show Sony was looking for "Official Razor of Alex Trebek's Mustache"
Posted In: Jeopardy, sony hacks, Sony, mustache
Jon Ronson speaks QED conference in February 2011 in Manchester, England.

Jon Ronson on the renaissance of public shaming

Apr 17, 2015
Dealing with collective outrage in the digital age.
Posted In: Jon Ronson, public media, social media, authors, Books, public shaming, trolling, Internet
Bloomberg terminals used by subscribers to make trades using real-time developments in business and finance were struck by a 'global network problem' for several hours April 17, 2015.

Why markets freaked when Bloomberg crashed

Apr 17, 2015
An outage at the financial-data giant shows how much some traders rely on it.
Posted In: bloomberg, stock market, terminals, trading
Airlines are apt to post fare sales lasting for a certain amount of time, sometimes even just a few hours.

How to catch a flash sale before it's over

Apr 17, 2015
Slow and steady doesn't always win the race.
Posted In: airline industry, cheap tickets, flash sale, sales, Travel, travel alert

Fast food service pumps the breaks

Apr 17, 2015
Tacos take time to make these days.
Posted In: fast food, QSR, speed, Taco Bell, Food, restaurants

HBO's Silicon Valley nails VC deal details

Apr 17, 2015
The show is the best explainer of how venture capital works anywhere on the web.
Posted In: Silicon Valley, HBO, venture capital, Investing, VC, startups, Tech

Etsy CEO: Leading a country of commerce

Apr 16, 2015
Chad Dickerson talks about heading up the internet's largest artisan marketplace.
Posted In: Etsy, artisans, vintage

Etsy's CEO wore all Etsy for the first day of trading

Apr 16, 2015
The crafty commerce site ended the day at $30 a share.
Posted In: Etsy, IPO, crafts, Craftsy
A judge's ruling shields General Motors from lawsuits over defective cars prior to the company's bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy shields GM from some liability cases

Apr 16, 2015
A judge says GM can't be sued over defective switches in cars sold pre-bankruptcy.
Posted In: General Motors, lawsuits, courts

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