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  • SYDNEY, March 30- Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey hinted on Monday at changes that could force digital companies like Apple Inc, Google Inc, Alibaba Group Holding and Uber to pay more tax on transactions that take place in Australia. Up for discussion are a cut to Australia's corporate tax rate, a broadening of the goods and services that are included in the GST and...

  • Cyberbullying's new target: Big companies Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    A woman walks past a Starbucks cafe in New York.

    Online grievance campaigns have become increasingly frequent, with big companies now tasting the wrath of angry swarms of web activists.

  • How ex-Googlers are building the future...again Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    The co-founders of Rubrik

    To build a computing backup system for the future, one start-up is turning to engineers from Google and Facebook who have already done it.

  • Starbucks who? The other java king named Schultz Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Kona coffee beans growing in Kona, Hawaii

    Starbucks created the coffee industry, but there's room for new business models to compete against it, says Ed Schultz of Honolulu Coffee.

  • BOSTON, March 25- CEOs at large U.S. companies collectively realized at least $6 billion more in compensation than initially estimated in annual disclosures in the five years after the financial crisis first hit, according to a Reuters analysis. About 300 CEOs who served throughout the 2009-2013 period at S&P 500 companies together realized about $22 billion...

  • Taco Bell serves up breakfast with 'Biscuit Taco' Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 12:01 AM ET
    Taco Bell’s Biscuit Taco

    A year ago, Taco Bell made a run outside its border and gambled on breakfast. Now it's doubling down. Get ready for the Biscuit Taco.

  • Starbucks' 'race together' campaign goes cold   Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 3:27 PM ET
    Starbucks campaign goes cold

    Denise Lee Yohn, author of "What Great Brands Do," discusses Starbucks' "race together" campaign. Many are saying it was a good intention but bad idea. Hayley Peterson, Business Insider, weighs in.

  • SHANGHAI, March 23- China's largest food and beverage maker Tingyi Holding Corp said net profit fell 2 percent in 2014, while a slowing economy and fierce competition dragged sales down for the first time in almost two decades. Hong Kong- listed Tingyi, owner of the Master Kong brand and a partner with PepsiCo Inc and Starbucks Corp in China, said on Monday profit...

  • Starbucks finishes 'Race,' will keep talk alive Sunday, 22 Mar 2015 | 3:23 PM ET
    Starbucks' baristas across the country have begun writing "Race Together" on coffee cups as part of a wider company effort to raise awareness on race relations.

    Starbucks will no longer write "Race Together" on drinks cups but will still talk about race, CEO Howard Schultz said to employees.

  • March 22- Starbucks Corp head Howard Schultz told employees on Sunday they will no longer be encouraged to write "Race Together" on drinks cups, but the company's effort to promote discussion of racial issues "is far from over". at center page and "RaceTogether" and the Starbucks logo near the bottom. Schultz said Starbucks plans more "Race Together" activities,...

  • Okay Starbucks, let's have 'the talk' Friday, 20 Mar 2015 | 12:06 PM ET
    Starbucks Doubleshot Coffee & Protein cans

    Americans aren't racists, Starbucks. We're capitalists. Just like you.

  • Starbucks' social backlash   Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 11:07 AM ET
    Starbucks' social backlash

    Starbucks has new plans for a stock split, along with a new delivery service in Seattle and NYC. Henry Blodget, Business Insider; and CNBC's Jon Fortt and Kayla Tausche, share their view on the company's "Race Together" campaign.

  • SHANGHAI/ SEATTLE, March 19- Starbucks Corp will partner Taiwanese drinks maker Tingyi Holding Corp to produce and sell ready-to-drink beverages in China, becoming the latest global firm to latch on to a local peer to expand in the tricky market. Starbucks will have Tingyi manufacture the drinks for China and help extend its distribution on the mainland, the U.S....

  • For Starbucks, this is key in the near term   Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 8:31 PM ET
    For Starbucks, this is key in the near term

    Peter Saleh, director and senior research analyst at Telsey Advisory Group, says plans to start delivery services in Seattle and New York may have immediate impact on Starbucks in the near term.

  • Cramer Remix: Oil news you've been waiting for Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 7:34 PM ET
    Jim Cramer on Mad Money.

    You’ve been waiting months for the answer on oil, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer’s got the answer.

  • LOS ANGELES/ SEATTLE, March 18- Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz has deftly navigated thorny issues such as gay marriage, gun control and Congressional gridlock, but his move to weigh in on U.S. race relations has brewed up a social media backlash. at center page and "RaceTogether" and the Starbucks logo near the bottom. The issue flared following the...

  • Starbucks CEO speaks out to Cramer on race Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 6:40 PM ET
    Howard Schultz, chairman and CEO of Starbucks

    Jim Cramer spoke with Howard Schultz on the new "Race Together" initiative for Starbucks, and what this could mean for the country and company.

  • Starbucks CEO to Cramer on controversial 'Race Together' campaign

    Howard Schultz speaks to Jim Cramer about new initiative for Starbucks' baristas across the country writing "race together" on coffee cups to increase awareness on race relations.

  • What shareholders think about Starbucks' race idea Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 4:54 PM ET
    A woman walks past a Starbucks cafe in New York.

    Shareholders in Seattle discuss their thoughts on airing out a touchy subject like race while serving up coffee.

  • US stocks rebound on dovish Fed, with Dow topping 18K Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed sharply higher as investors cheered the Fed's statement that indicated a rate hike would come later rather than sooner.