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The parking brake on the affected vehicles may remain partly engaged, causing the pads to generate enough heat to cause a fire.
The discrepancy between the accounts of Hampton Creek and Ali Partovi, a top executive who left after nine days on the job, suggests that the split between the two was not as amicable as the company has said publicly.
The land of Microsoft’s millionaires is now making room for Beijing’s. Wealthy Chinese have become the biggest foreign buyers of area real estate.
An ambitious plan to create a better-informed marketplace for education doesn’t take into account how public universities are funded.
The annual cost of a checking account can range from zero to more than $700, according to a WalletHub survey. The biggest fees may fall on those who overdraw their accounts.
The independence movement in Scotland was another sign of widespread dissatisfaction with an established order that has failed to deliver.
Parker Conrad’s start-up, which helps small businesses navigate employee benefits, has shown phenomenal growth. Yet he is anything but sure of its success.
Some celebrities — both established and up-and-coming — are lavishing their promotional love on new companies rather than big brands. Often, the deals involve equity.
The seascapes program director for Conservation International says she has learned much “from the ocean and from the people whose lives are connected to it.”
Ride-sharing services are shaking its industry, but Medallion Financial likes its niche in the taxi medallion loan market.
“I really enjoy the unknown and uncertainty,” a C.E.O. says. “I like when things are up in the air or changing. That’s where I tend to feel most comfortable.”
Critics of public pensions’ investments in hedge funds received a big boost when Calpers said it would divest its $4 billion portfolio of such funds over the next year.
Every fall, Jeff Bezos of Amazon hosts a literary weekend on condition that writers not discuss the event. Now Amazon’s battle with Hachette is sapping some of the good will.
They agreed to extend the walkout until at least Friday and asked to meet with France’s prime minister to make their case.
After a long, fierce legal battle, Dr. Kahn gained recognition for helping discover a baldness remedy that is sold under the brand name Rogaine.
Home Depot was slow to raise its defenses against hackers despite alarms from computer experts as far back as 2008.
Any problems that may lie ahead, among them poverty and corruption, have failed to dent Indonesians’ confidence and willingness to splurge.