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Burger King and Popeyes: A Whopping 1.8 Billion Dollar Deal

It seems that Popeyes has entered the “Burger” kingdom of Restaurant Brands, which owns Burger King and Tim Hortons. At 1.8 billion dollars, the deal reflects Restaurant Brands’ efforts to have an edge over competitors like Wingstop, Wendy’s, and McDonald’s. Popeyes has proven to be a safe choice thus far. The …

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Why is Twitter Shutting Down Vine?

Vine, the mobile application which allows users to create and share six-second long videos, is facing the end of its six seconds of fame.  Twitter’s announcement Thursday stating that it would be “discontinuing the mobile app” came at the dismay of the app’s reportedly 200 million monthly users. With many …

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AT&T Time Warner Acquisition: What It Means for You

Two of the biggest companies in their respective areas, AT&T and Time Warner, are used to doing big things, but nothing like the $85 billion deal that was recently announced. That’s right folks. AT&T is acquiring Time Warner, whose assets include CNN, HBO, TBS, TNT, Warner Bros., and Cartoon Network. …

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Verizon Buys Yahoo for Almost $5 Billion

It’s well-known that Verizon has been a major figure in telecommunications, but it no longer wants to be just that. Instead, “Big Red” hopes to expand to a broader audience, and has already started doing so with the Yahoo deal that cost $4.8 billion. While this may come as a shock to …

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Launch- Jeff Walker’s Product Launch Formula

When an Internet millionaire promises you the “secret formula to sell almost anything online, build a business you love, and live the life of your dreams,” how do you approach it? With a very skeptical mind. However, when I began reading Jeff Walker’s book Launch, I pushed away my doubts …

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Disney’s COO, Thomas Staggs, Steps Down

On April 4, 2016, Thomas Staggs, COO of the Walt Disney Company, announced his resignation. Staggs, now 55, has been working for Disney since 1990, and was promoted to chief operating officer on February 5, 2015. His announcement comes as a shock to many, especially since he was the heir apparent to …

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Five Stocks to Buy for the Month of April

  In the recent months, the stock markets have been on a run of terrible lows and historic highs for many of society’s best stocks. So, that raises the question of what stocks to buy at this fragile point on Wall Street. Thor Industries Inc. (THO)- Thor Industries, an Ohio …

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Air Bag Recalls Affect Millions

  Honda, BMW, Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford, and Chrysler all make cars. Well, obviously. But this is not the only thing that these companies have in common. The key players in the evolution of automobiles all use airbags made from Takata, a company founded in 1933. Now, eighty-three years later, Takata is …

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Red From YouTube

YouTube has been giving loyal fans free music and videos ever since 2005, and has since made a tremendous impact across the globe. Many artists have been using YouTube as a platform to share their music with the world, and regular people have become famous from their hilarious moments caught on camera. Now, YouTube …

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Peter Thiel’s Guide to Entrepreneurship

Zero to One, written by the famed businessman Peter Thiel, is the essential guidebook to aspiring entrepreneurs everywhere. Short and concise, this handbook explains all aspects of problems in the business world, along with the key ingredients to create successful startups. What sets this book apart from the dozens of …

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