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Start-ups are quick to fire new employees, with managers looking to move out underperformers within three months.

A presidential advisory panel has concluded the National Security Agency’s practice of collecting data on every phone call made in the U.S. should continue, though with broader restraints.

One of China’s Communist Party’s chief disciplinarians apparently derives inspiration from the Netflix political hit, House of Cards, where protagonist Sen. Francis Underwood ruthlessly controls members of his party.

The biggest M&A failures of 2013.

Amazon is set to launch a new business called Pantry next year that will compete in the giant consumer goods market with warehouse club stores like Sam’s Club and Costco.

Twitter faced a user revolt after changes its “blocking” rules, which would allow a blocked user to continue to view tweets and/or tweet at the person who blocked them, but that activity would be invisible to the victim.

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