At Facebook, Boss Is a Dirty Word

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Facebook has embraced young workers and crafted management techniques around these millennials. Employees are given unusual freedom to choose, and change, assignments and performance reviews are focused on strengths.

French Carpooling Service BlaBlaCar Gains Traction

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Eight-year-old carpooling service BlaBlaCar is gaining on the back of Europe’s deteriorating public-transport and as a low-key and long-distance alternative to trains.

RadioShack's Problem: So Many Stores

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RadioShack has shut more stores in the past two months than the rest of the year, though it’s hard to tell the difference. The chain still has a heavy surplus of stores in many local markets.

Santa Was Good to Retailers This Year

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American shoppers may have delivered a welcome Christmas present to retailers: the best holiday sales growth in three years.

A Free-Speech Pitch for 'The Interview'

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About 300 small, niche theaters are showing the movie “The Interview,” which was yanked by Sony last week after big theater chains refused to play in due to a terrorist threat.

Sony Releases 'The Interview' Online

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Sony Pictures began distributing “The Interview” online through a Sony website as well as services from Google and Microsoft.

Takata President Steps Down Over Recalls

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Takata said President Stefan Stocker is stepping down after expansive recalls of the Japanese company’s air bags. The chairman and chief executive will take over as president.

Uber CEO Indicted in Seoul

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South Korean prosecutors have indicted Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick and his Korean partners for violating a public-transport law.

After the Wave, Thai Boom Comes to Shore

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In the rebuild frenzy that followed the 2004 tsunami in southern Thailand, sea gypsies and other squatters find that land where they have lived for generations isn’t really theirs.

One Banker's Big Deal: College Basketball Scholarships

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Citigroup’s top energy banker spent a decade grooming some of Houston’s most talented basketball players, many from less-privileged backgrounds. Now, the payoff: Several are drawing notice on leading college teams.

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