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Uber is developing a short-term staffing business called Uber Works.

Twitter has shut down those spam-bots spreading pro-Saudi hashtags.

Apple sent out invites for an Oct. 30 event where updated MacBooks and iPads are expected.

The SEC has set up a new division, FinHub, to talk to ICO startups.

Rihanna turned down the Super Bowl halftime show in solidarity with Colin Kaepernick.

Rap star Cardi B handed out free winter coats in the Brooklyn.

Some cherry blossoms in Japan are blooming in autumn.

Jane VC wants entrepreneurs to cold email them.

Goldman Sachs says they will not be sending any of their executives to the Saudi investment summit.

Secretive data company Palantir weighs IPO.

Uber is developing an on-demand staffing business.

eBay sues Amazon, accusing it of poaching sellers.

AIG falls more than 3 percent after forecasting more than $1 billion in third quarter catastrophe losses.