• CNBCMartin Shkreli's 'stealthy' tech start-up has a website and says it's starting to test products

    The website, www.godel.systems, said “Coming Soon,” as of June 3, according to the Internet Archive, but now has full descriptions of the team and products. Experienced industry professionals can request demos of some products. CNBC reported in February that Godel Systems was looking to raise $1 million through a debt offering. Embattled pharmaceutical entrepreneur Martin Shkreli is fresh off a Read more...

  • Hartford CourantHundreds show up for jobs at Amazon warehouses in U.S. cities

    Hundreds of people showed up Wednesday for a chance to pack and ship products to Amazon customers, as the e-commerce company held a giant job fair at nearly a dozen U.S. warehouses.Though it’s common for Amazon to ramp up its shipping center staff in August to prepare for holiday shopping, the magnitude of the hiring spree underscores Amazon’s growth when Read more...

  • The Motley FoolFool Mailbag: How Do You Spot the Good Stocks That Don't Make the News?

    There are thousands of publicly traded companies whose businesses don’t put them much in the public eye. In this segment of the Motley Fool Money radio show, host Chris Hill asks Million Dollar Portfolio’s Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger and Supernova and Rule Breakers’ David Kretzmann for their suggestions on how to unearth potential investments in those lesser-known stocks. A full transcript follows the video…. Read more...

  • RecodeTwitter finally has a paid subscription product — but it’s only for advertisers

    Twitter has a new business idea: It wants to charge advertisers a monthly fee for the company to handle all of their promoted tweets. That means a business would pay Twitter $99 per month to pick and choose which of its tweets to promote. “This program will do the heavy lifting,” Twitter wrote on its website. “You just need to Read more...

  • USA TodayHere's why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for consumers

    — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.Sears just gave up its exclusive hold on distribution of Kenmore Read more...

  • ReutersFacebook to launch news subscription product: TheStreet

    (Reuters) – Facebook Inc plans to launch a subscription-based news product, and will begin initial tests in October, TheStreet reported on Tuesday, citing the social media company’s news partnerships head Campbell Brown at a conference. Read the story on Reuters.

  • USA TodayOur favorite affordable smart plug is at a new low price right now

    — Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.Smart home devices can make everyday tasks easier, leaving more time Read more...

  • CNBCAmazon has taken over your home and is now becoming your social network

    More customers can now place voice calls to each other through their new devices. The Echo Dot is adding social features to a product that thrives on convenience. You walk into your kitchen and say, “Alexa, what’s going on today?” The cylindrical Amazon Echo Dot on your counter plays a soundbite from the president’s latest news conference followed by a Read more...

  • CNBCCramer Remix: Target’s news flash is good for shareholders, but it may not be enough for all retail

    “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer goes over Target’s improved outlook announcement to see how much weight it carries for the rest of its sector. Cramer says the retailer’s good news might not be enough to help the rest of retail. In the lightning round, Cramer gives his name on a recently resuscitated stock. Target’s surprisingly positive preannouncement may have lifted Read more...

  • The VergeSweden’s Museum of Failures pays homage to products that flopped

    Anyone remember the marketing catastrophe that was Bic for Her? Or what about the Ford Edsel, which lost so much money that the name “Edsel” became synonymous with failure? These are among the gems featured at Sweden’s newly-opened Museum of Failures, a shrine for mankind’s most spectacular product flops. Curated by 43-year-old clinical psychologist Samuel West, the museum sits in Read more...