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Seattle CEO who set firm's minimum wage to $70G says he has hit hard times
The Seattle CEO who reaped a publicity bonanza when he boosted the salaries of his employees to a minimum of $70,000 a year says he has fallen on hard times.
Dan Price, Seattle CEO who set company minimum wage at $70K, now struggles ...  Washington Times
This CEO gave his lowest-paid employees huge raises and it made some people ...  Vox
Sacramento Bee (blog)  
Puerto Rico to miss payment, default looms
Staggered by a $72 billion debt load, Puerto Rico is expected to miss a debt payment due Saturday, setting the stage for what could be one of the largest U.S.
Puerto Rico to miss debt payment, signalling default  CNBC
Mt. Gox CEO Karpeles arrested by Japanese police
The CEO of failed Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox was arrested in Japan early Saturday by police, according to several media reports. Mark Karpeles faces charges related to the loss of 650,000 bitcoins worth hundreds of millions of U.S.
Former Mt. Gox Arrested Under Suspicion Of Stealing Bitcoins  Gizmodo
Former head of bitcoin exchange arrested in Japan  Business Standard
Buzzkill: Feds slam pot industry, refuse to allow them to use banks -- here's ...
We recently reported that the Feds are not going to make things easy for the pot industry even in states where it is legal. The U.S.
Pot-Friendly Credit Union Wants Government to Provide Equal Access  Modern Readers
Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators  Herald and News
US wage growth falls to record-slow pace in 2nd quarter
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. wages and benefits grew in the spring at the slowest pace in 33 years, stark evidence that stronger hiring hasn't boosted pay.
U.S. employment costs post smallest increase on record  Business Insider
US labor costs for second quarter recorded smallest increase in 33 years  The Standard Daily
Yahoo buys shopping site Polyvore
Case in point: The tech giant announced Friday it will acquire Polyvore, the fashion-discovery site founded in 2007 by three former Yahoo engineers that lets users browse and buy clothes, accessories and beauty products.
The interesting story of how Marissa Mayer influenced the CEO of the company ...  Business Insider
Yahoo buys social shopping site Polyvore  CTV News
New deal: Uber valuation tops $50b with latest funding, says report
If confirmed, the new investment would bring Uber's total capital raised to more than $5 billion and equal Facebook's record for a private venture-backed startup.
Uber raises $1bn with Microsoft help in latest fundraising round  Telegraph.co.uk
Uber valued at about $70 billion after latest funding round  Dispatch Times
Official Samsung Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus images leaked
Samsung is set to announce its Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus on August 13th, but we're getting a pretty good look at the device two weeks ahead of time.
Chip Sales Buttress Samsung's Earnings  The Chosun Ilbo
Verizon Faces Strike by 37000 as Contract Talks Go Down to Wire
Verizon employees stand on the picket line in front of the company's corporate office in New York, on Aug. 8, 2011. Photographer: Stephen Yang/Bloomberg.
Verizon Strike Possible As Contract Deadline Looms  CBS Local
2 airliners fly within 100 feet of drone above New York
(CNN) Two airplanes flying near one of the nation's busiest airports each came within 100 feet of a drone on Friday, according to audio from each flight's radio calls.
FAA investigating drone flying close to airplanes near JFK  USA TODAY
FAA: Two Drone Sightings By Airplanes Near JFK Airport  CBS Local