Plunking down $1.1 billion for blogging platform Tumblr was the easy part. Now Yahoo has to live up to its pledge “not to screw it up,” as CEO Marissa Mayer put it.
Rival online takeout services Seamless North America and GrubHub on Monday announced plans to combine and create a new company covering more than 20,000 restaurants in 500 cities across the U.S.
The Yahoo board has approved a deal to pay $1.1 billion for the blogging site Tumblr, according to The Wall Street Journal’s All Things D.
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The members of the class of 2013 entered college under the gloom the Great Recession, came of age in an era of economic uncertainty and are graduating into a job market still scarred by high unemployment.
A bit of bad news for all you beef lovers out there: McDonald’s said Thursday that it’s cutting one-third pound Angus burgers from its menus in the U.S. as beef prices hit all-time highs.
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The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping — for many a largely tax-free frontier — to state sales taxes.
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The U.S. economy’s job-creation engine revved up in April, defying expectations that government budget cuts and a cold start to spring in much of the nation conspired to slow hiring.
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When Tower Records, a hallowed music store chain with a 46-year history, shuttered its doors at the end of 2006, The Nation called it ”the day the music died.”
Consumers can expect one of the world’s largest restaurant chains to look very different in the future, with new menu items, delivery services, loyalty programs, and maybe even all-day breakfast options. McDonald’s President and CEO Don Thompson, in a wide-ranging interview with CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” offered a peek into the future of the fast-food chain.
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Stand down Twinkies hoarders, you can start eating your secret stash.
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Long slave to the physical demands of picking up a phone, computer, smartphone, or tablet to place an order for food delivery, gamers can now create their own custom Pizza Hut pizzas — and order them — from their Xbox 360 console thanks to a unique partnership between Microsoft and the international chain.