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McDonald’s And Uber Eats Need Each Other Now More Than Ever

Zak Tebbal for BuzzFeed NewsThis is a story of unexpected love. Some couples seem fated to end up together. Then there are unions rooted in circumstance — the kind that first grows out of need but

McDonald's Is Cutting Cheeseburgers And Chocolate Milk From Happy Meals And That Makes People Sad

You can still get them by special request though, if you really want. McDonald's caused a kerfuffle on the internet Thursday by announcing it was cutting cheeseburgers and chocolate milk from
Chipotle Has Picked Its New Leader — He Comes From Taco Bell

Chipotle Has Picked Its New Leader — He Comes From Taco Bell

Taco Bell / Chipotle Chipotle, the struggling burrito chain, on Tuesday named Taco Bell's now-former CEO Brian Niccol as its next chief executive, effective March 5. AP/Keith SrakocicThe news,
Guess Is Investigating Its Cofounder Paul Marciano For Sexual Misconduct

Guess Is Investigating Its Cofounder Paul Marciano For Sexual Misconduct

Popular clothing brand Guess opened a special committee to investigate "recent allegations of improper conduct" by the brand's chief creative officer Paul Marciano, the company said in a press release

L.L. Bean Has Ended Its Lifetime Guarantee Policy And People Are Fessing Up

It is the end of an era. L.L. Bean told customers in an email and Facebook on Friday that it is ending its legendary lifetime guarantee policy. @llbean / Via instagram.com The outdoor gear
Waymo Settles Trade Secrets Lawsuit With Uber And Everyone Is Friends Again

Waymo Settles Trade Secrets Lawsuit With Uber And Everyone Is Friends Again

Elijah Nouvelage / Getty Images Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google's parent company Alphabet, unexpectedly settled its trade secrets lawsuit Friday, ending a nearly yearlong legal battle

Sun Basket’s Organic Meal Kits Are Not Totally Organic, According To Complaints

Hand-out / Sun Basket / Via prnewswire.comDo you know exactly what ingredients get packed into a meal kit? A complaint filed with the Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program alleges that the

You Should Really Add A PIN To Your Cellular Account. Here’s Why.

Thomas Trutschel / Getty ImagesIt’s fairly easy for a hacker to hijack your mobile account, take control of your phone number, and use it to bypass two-factor authentication you have set up and break

Amazon Prime Has Added A New Benefit: Free 2-Hour Delivery From Whole Foods

BuzzFeed NewsAmazon and Whole Foods announced Thursday that Amazon Prime customers will be able to get free two-hour delivery of groceries and "select alcohol" from Whole Foods through Prime Now, the

Twitter Finally Made Money For The First Time In 12 Years

Twitter finally made a profit for the first time since launching in March 2006. The social network announced that its profit in the last quarter of 2017 was $91 million against a revenue of $731

The Stock Market Stressed Out Everyone Again Wednesday

Things were looking pretty good…until the afternoon. Google Finance Continuing several days of volatility, which included a record decline Monday, the Dow fell more than 100 points at open
Greed, Bros, “Cheat Codes”: Travis Kalanick Testifies For The Second Day In Waymo V. Uber

Greed, Bros, “Cheat Codes”: Travis Kalanick Testifies For The Second Day In Waymo V. Uber

Ariel Davis / BuzzFeed NewsOn Wednesday, jurors in the Waymo trade secrets theft trial against Uber were treated to an Oscar-worthy performance, and it wasn’t delivered by a lawyer, a judge, or even
Welcome To Hell. Would You Like Tap Or Filtered Water?

Welcome To Hell. Would You Like Tap Or Filtered Water?

As a perpetually thirsty person, I’m always excited by news about drinking water. So when I saw this tweet going viral on Monday, I was intrigued: Reefill is a smart water dispenser installed in a
Chick-Fil-A's Grand Central Restaurant Opens March 1, And The Lines Are Going To Be Crazy

Chick-Fil-A's Grand Central Restaurant Opens March 1, And The Lines Are Going To Be Crazy

A rendering of the new Grand Central Chick-fil-A. Chick-fil-AChick-fil-A will open its third Manhattan restaurant on March 1, the company announced Wednesday. The store — expected to be the busiest

Mercedes-Benz Apologized To Its Chinese Customers For Quoting The Dalai Lama

China’s government says that the Nobel Prize winner is an agitator for an independent Tibet. German carmaker Mercedes-Benz on Tuesday became the latest company to apologize to China, this time over
Snap Shows It Ain’t Dead Yet

Snap Shows It Ain’t Dead Yet

Drew Angerer / Getty Images After a trio of clunkers over the past year, Snap Inc. finally turned in an impressive quarterly earnings report Tuesday, beating expectations for revenue and user growth
Stock Market Ends Up Gaining After Another Crazy Day

Stock Market Ends Up Gaining After Another Crazy Day

Google Finance After the Dow fell more than 1,100 points on Monday, a historic one-day drop that sent stocks in Europe and Asia tumbling, US markets opened to a bumpy start on Tuesday. The Dow fell
The Koch Foundation Is Flooding Colleges With Money

The Koch Foundation Is Flooding Colleges With Money

The Charles Koch Foundation's president, Brian Hooks, speaks onstage during an event for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which supports black colleges. Larry French / Getty ImagesA major donor is
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Grilled In Self-Driving Car Suit

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Grilled In Self-Driving Car Suit

Money Sharma / AFP / Getty ImagesTravis Kalanick, the former CEO of Uber, testified on Tuesday in federal district court that he met several times with a former Google engineer to discuss the
Waymo's Trial Against Uber Kicks Off With Accusations Of Cheating

Waymo's Trial Against Uber Kicks Off With Accusations Of Cheating

Natalie Behring / Reuters Did Uber Technologies cheat and steal intellectual property in the race to build a self-driving car? That’s the basic question that lawyers for Waymo and Uber grappled with