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BAD JOB ALERT: Uber wants to hire a head of brand strategy to 'clarify the narrative' of Uber

BAD JOB ALERT: Uber wants to hire a head of brand strategy to 'clarify the narrative' of Uber [Emphasis on "clarify the narrative"—and not, say, "change the narrative and bleach our internal company cultural and become the change everyone wants to see in the modern workforce"—is ours, of course.] The new hire wouldn't be on this mission alone.

Softbank reportedly wants to merge India's top online retailers to take on Amazon

Softbank reportedly wants to merge India's top online retailers to take on Amazon Japanese telecom giant and startup investor, Softbank, wants India's top two online retailers to join forces to fight Amazon in the country.Interestingly, Softbank is the largest investor in Snapdeal with a 30 percent share.

Sony, Samsung and LG sweeten TV prices in India amid attack from local competition

Sony, Samsung and LG sweeten TV prices in India amid attack from local competition Some of the biggest TV manufacturers in India are cutting the prices of their TV lineup in the nation to better compete with local players.Various TV models from Sony, LG and Samsung, the three global giants that assume over 80 percent of the LED TV market in India, are being sold at up to 40 percent below their sticker price on e-commerce sites in the nation.

How taking the wrong funding will kill your business — an interview with Infusionsoft CEO Clate Mask

How taking the wrong funding will kill your business — an interview with Infusionsoft CEO Clate Mask Clate Mask, CEO and cofounder at Infusionsoft, is one who helps small businesses and lends a hand.What had to change about the product in order to get investors interested?

The tricky art of marketing women's empowerment in the era of Trump

The tricky art of marketing women's empowerment in the era of Trump The day after Trump's inauguration, millions of defiant women flooded the streets, offering a staggering glimpse of their political and economic power.Landing in Trump's Twitter sights could tank a company's stock, even for just a day (see: Lockheed Martin).

In its bid for world domination, Amazon buys up main competition in the Middle East

In its bid for world domination, Amazon buys up main competition in the Middle East Founded in Dubai, UAE, Souq reportedly sold to Amazon for $650 million.Emaar Malls, a Dubai-based operator of shopping centers, submitted an $800 million bid for Souq.

The podcast that promises to be the next Serial, S-Town, just dropped today

The podcast that promises to be the next Serial, S-Town, just dropped today Miss Serial?(Who doesn't?

Stop working like a sucker and get paid to build Lego models instead

Stop working like a sucker and get paid to build Lego models instead But if you want to make building Lego models your life's work — and, why wouldn't you?Legoland in Windsor, UK, is hiring a Lego Model Designer to design and build Lego models for attractions across the world.

A Chinese tech giant just made a big bet on the future of Tesla

A Chinese tech giant just made a big bet on the future of Tesla Technology company Tencent has purchased $1.8 billion of Tesla stock, giving it a 5 percent ownership in the futuristic car company.

Jack Dorsey's Square launches in the UK

Jack Dorsey's Square launches in the UK Mobile payments company Square, founded by Twitter's CEO Jack Dorsey, has launched in the UK and is eyeing a Europe-wide expansion.“We founded Square to empower small businesses with tools to accept all forms of payment and to make a sale anytime, anywhere,” said Dorsey, CEO of Square.

AmazonFresh will now deliver your groceries directly to your car

AmazonFresh will now deliver your groceries directly to your car To get your groceries via AmazonFresh Pickup, you place an order through the Amazon app and reserve a time for pickup.According to the video announcing the service, at least, a friendly person wearing an AmazonFresh apron will bag your groceries and put them in your trunk.

Amazon Prime members can now get VIP tickets at gigs and festivals

Amazon Prime members can now get VIP tickets at gigs and festivals British Summer Time made its glorious entrance last weekend, hailing a new summer of lighter evenings and great outdoor festivals.To make your summer even brighter, Amazon has introduced a new perk for Prime members in the UK.

Today, in Bad News for Uber: Denmark kicks Uber to the curb

Today, in Bad News for Uber: Denmark kicks Uber to the curb A rough 2017 continues to unspool for Uber, the ride-share company that can't  catch a break—not even in Europe.Come April, Uber will say goodbye to Denmark as the country starts enforcing new taxi laws—requiring taxi meters and surveillance equipment in vehicles—that will make it impossible for Uber to keep operating in Copenhagen, the only city in Denmark where Uber was doing business.

Uber has surprised us with its first-ever diversity report

Uber has surprised us with its first-ever diversity report No surprise, Uber is facing some heat.But, the ride-hailing giant is working to make some changes.

'Jewbers,' and Uber's other puns for its diversity and inclusion groups

'Jewbers,' and Uber's other puns for its diversity and inclusion groups And Uber's leadership is even worse, if you couldn't guess based on Uber executives' recent missteps.Black or Hispanic employees hold no leadership positions in Uber's tech divisions.

Twitter is adding pre-roll ads to Periscope as it warms up to profits

Twitter is adding pre-roll ads to Periscope as it warms up to profits SEE ALSO: Inside Twitter's decision to keep Periscope and abandon everything else These pre-roll ads come at an important time for Twitter — though isn't it always an important time (cc @realDonaldTrump)?Back to Periscope: The introduction of ads directly to Periscope videos arrives just two days after the app's second birthday.

Americans now trust ads more than news and who can blame them?

Americans now trust ads more than news and who can blame them? Are you tired of doubting information from the news media?Well, you're in luck, because a new survey has revealed one surprising source that Americans trust in increasing numbers: advertising.

Google has more problems as YouTube ad boycott reaches another country

Google has more problems as YouTube ad boycott reaches another country It takes only minutes on YouTube to find ads from major brands next to hateful videos promoting extremism and racism.The telecommunications company is now working with Google and its agencies to find a new, safer approach, a company spokesperson said.

China's Oppo under fire in India after an executive allegedly disrespected national flag

China's Oppo under fire in India after an executive allegedly disrespected national flag Workers at the Chinese company’s Noida office protested for hours on Tuesday, accusing a China-born executive of insulting the Indian flag.Police have registered a case against the official, who is said to assume production manager role, for allegedly showing disrespect to the national flag.