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That Giant Bitcoin Crash in the Wake of China Restrictions? It Never Happened.

The digital currency shows some resiliency.

This Is What It Looks Like Inside an Amazon Warehouse (Photos)

Here’s a look at what happens after you click “buy.”

A New Perk for Google Employees? It Could Be Low-Interest Personal Loans.

Peer-to-peer lending marketplace Lending Club has been pitching corporations on using its platform to provide low-interest loans to employees.

By Setting Debit Limits Following Target Breach, Chase Looking Out for Itself, Too

Chase will also issue new debit cards to all of its customers whose accounts may have been compromised; Target is not doing the same for its Redcard holders.

As Amazon’s Stock Hits All-Time High, Warehouse Issues Under Scrutiny

In many ways, Amazon is on a roll. But certain workplace issues don’t seem to be going away anytime soon.

Real-Time Marketing Hits New Low, Starring Gogo and Justine Sacco (Updated)

When will brands learn?

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Jack Dorsey’s Holiday Gift to Square: 10 Percent of His Shares

In a rare move for any executive, Square CEO Jack Dorsey has returned about 10 percent of his stake — or about three percent of all company shares — back to the company. The move, which Fortune reported this morning, will expand the pool of shares that Square can dole out to current and new employees, whether they come through normal hiring or acquisitions.

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Warby Parker Is Seeing Green After New $60 Million Investment

Warby Parker, the eyewear startup that has built a cult following in a short time, has raised a new $60 million investment led by its biggest investor, Tiger Global Management, as was first reported by Fortune. Existing investors General Catalyst Partners, Spark Capital and First Round Capital also contributed to the Series C round, which brings Warby’s total funding to about $115 million.

In Wake of Card Data Breach, Target’s Redcard Website Has Been Down All Day

A bad day gets worse for the retail giant and its customers.

China Bitcoin Exchange CEO: We’re Not Giving Up Yet

“We got venture capital funding for a reason,” BTC China CEO Bobby Lee said. “To safeguard for this rainy day.”

If China Wanted to Ban Bitcoin, It Would Ban Bitcoin

Tristan Walker’s Next Act: Building a Procter & Gamble for People of Color

Worker Killed at One of Amazon’s New Jersey Warehouses (Update)

The Amazon Kindle Numbers That Jeff Bezos Must Really Care About

Bitcoin’s Biggest Bet: Andreessen Horowitz Leads $25 Million Investment in Coinbase

Amazon Confirms San Francisco Launch of AmazonFresh Grocery Delivery Service

Heavily Funded Flash-Sale Site Ideeli Is for Sale

Apple Hopes to Usher in New Age of Personalized In-Store Shopping With iBeacon Rollout

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First the NSA came for, well, jeez pretty much everybody’s data at this point, and I said nothing because wait how does this joke work

— Parker Higgins via Twitter