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Cam Simpson / Businessweek:
Samsung facing more scrutiny in South Korea over its cancer-stricken semiconductor workers   —  Samsung's War at Home  —  Just inside his single-story home, built of concrete blocks and coated in turquoise paint, Hwang Sang-ki, a 58-year-old Korean taxi driver, sits on a floor mat.
Apr 12, 2014, 3:10 PMIn context
Joshua Brustein / Businessweek:
Staples begins offering in-store 3D printing services in US, starting in LA and NY   —  Staples Wants to Bring 3D Printing to the Masses  —  Staples has been selling 3D printers for about a year.  Now it wants to begin selling access to them.  —  The office supply retailer began offering …
Apr 12, 2014, 12:30 AMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Automattic, Steward of Wordpress, Snaps up Longreads   —  In the desert of short news bites and unsatisfying blog posts, the website and weekly email Longreads is a refreshing anomaly.  Since 2009, the small Oakland-based company has been linking to stories of over 1,500 words …
Apr 9, 2014, 5:00 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Dropbox builds library of independent apps and enterprise tools as Condoleezza Rice joins board   —  Dropbox's Next Chapter: Corporate Customers, IPO, Condi Rice, and Eddie Vedder  —  In November 2012, Drew Houston, co-founder and chief executive officer of Dropbox, the online storage service …
Apr 9, 2014, 2:40 PMIn context
Businessweek:
Target could have stopped theft of 40M credit card numbers after security alarms, but didn't   —  Missed Alarms and 40 Million Stolen Credit Card Numbers: How Target Blew It  —  The biggest retail hack in U.S. history wasn't particularly inventive, nor did it appear destined for success.
Mar 13, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:
The Unlikely Tale of How ARM Came to Rule the World   —  This is a story about ARM Holdings, the mobile technology company.  But before it gets going, there are a few things you need to know.  —  1. ARM is a company made up mostly of chip engineers.  They design parts of chips …
Feb 25, 2014, 4:45 AMIn context
Businessweek:
Neiman Marcus Hackers Set Off 60,000 Alerts While Bagging Credit Card Data   —  The hackers who raided the credit-card payment system of Neiman Marcus Group Ltd. set off alerts on the company's security systems about 60,000 times as they slunk through the network, according to an internal company investigation.
Feb 22, 2014, 10:40 PMIn context
Ashlee Vance / Businessweek:
Willow Garage, rare privately funded Silicon Valley robotics research lab, shuts down   —  Willow Garage's Last Days  —  In 2006, Scott Hassan, a prolific software engineer, started a research lab dedicated to robotics called Willow Garage.  Since then, he's funded the lab with about $20 million …
Feb 21, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Brad Stone / Businessweek:
Invasion of the Taxi Snatchers: Uber Leads an Industry's Disruption   —  Ray Markovich started driving a taxi in Chicago three years ago after shuttering his struggling wireless phone store.  Driving a cab wasn't particularly gratifying or lucrative—he had to pay $400 a week just to lease his 2011 white Ford Escape.
Feb 21, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nick Summers / Businessweek:
New Tinder Security Flaw Exposed Users' Exact Locations for Months   —  Internet security researchers in New York say that a flaw in Tinder, the super-popular hookup app, made it possible to find users' precise location for between 40 and 165 days, without any public notice from the company.
Feb 19, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context

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