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Alison Griswold is a Slate staff writer covering business and economics.

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Oct. 16 2014 2:20 PMIllegal Airbnb Rentals Are Hugely Profitable and Gobbling Up Lower Manhattan
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Oct. 15 2014 1:42 PMUber Rival Gett Is Making a Risky, Clever Play in the Ride-Sharing Game
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Oct. 14 2014 5:09 PMGoogle Thinks Amazon Is Its Biggest CompetitorHere’s why.
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Oct. 10 2014 2:08 PMFamily Dollar’s New Strategy: “Magical” Price Points and Lots of Alcohol
Technology
Oct. 9 2014 5:42 PMWatching the ClockIt can take up to half an hour for Amazon workers to go through security checks. Should they be paid for that time?
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Oct. 7 2014 5:48 PMWarren Buffett Is Putting His Money on Hillary
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Oct. 7 2014 2:24 PMThe Company That Was Supposed to Make Apple’s Unscratchable Sapphire Screens Has Filed for Bankruptcy
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Oct. 6 2014 2:29 PMHewlett-Packard Is Giving Up on “Better Together.” Will Other Tech Stalwarts Follow?
Future Tense
Oct. 3 2014 4:01 PMAmericans Are Getting Apathetic About Huge Data Breaches
Future Tense
Oct. 2 2014 3:09 PMAfter Soul-Searching, Verizon Decides Deliberately Slowing Data Speeds Isn't Actually “Best” for Mobile Users
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Oct. 1 2014 2:16 PMWall Street Tackles Chat Services, Shies Away From Diversity Issues
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Sept. 30 2014 7:02 PMAt Long Last, eBay Sets PayPal Free
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Sept. 26 2014 4:49 PMWatch the Whimsical Adventures of a Tube of Burt’s Bees Lip Balm  
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Sept. 25 2014 6:19 PMSubprime Auto Lenders Are Using This Terrifying Device to Track Their Borrowers
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Sept. 24 2014 1:12 PMThe “Typical” Billionaire Has $3.1 Billion and Other Fun Facts About the World’s Wealthy Elite
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Oct. 15 2014 6:04 PMTaco Bell Now Testing Proposition That Sriracha Makes Everything Better
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Oct. 15 2014 8:56 AMJimmy John’s Makes Its Employees Sign a Ridiculous Noncompete Agreement
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Oct. 10 2014 5:08 PMWayward Olive Garden Might Start Salting Its Pasta Water Again
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Oct. 9 2014 6:37 PMAmazon #Disrupts Online Shopping With Physical Store
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Oct. 8 2014 4:21 PMAT&T Ordered to Repay Customers for $80 Million of Bogus Phone Charges
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Oct. 7 2014 5:22 PMDid Comcast Get a Man Fired From His Job for Complaining About Its Service?
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Oct. 6 2014 5:59 PMNation Surprisingly Aware of Who Janet Yellen Is
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Oct. 3 2014 6:01 PMWarren Buffett Has Officially Made Car Dealerships Cool
Future Tense
Oct. 2 2014 6:48 PMThe Sky Is Falling on Angry Birds
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Oct. 2 2014 8:07 AMTony Hsieh and the Dark Side of Techtopia
Buy a Small Business
Oct. 1 2014 11:43 AM“I Didn’t Want to Build the Next Twitter for Cats”Search funds are the quiet, dependable, risk-averse sibling to the startup. 
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Sept. 29 2014 7:01 PMWe May Never Know Whether Larry Ellison Flew a Fighter Jet Under the Golden Gate Bridge
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Sept. 26 2014 12:46 PMOne of the Most Important and Eccentric Men in Finance Just Abandoned His Throne
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Sept. 25 2014 1:34 PMIs There a Doctor in This Uber?So you’re going into labor. Should you use a ride-sharing app to get to the hospital?
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Sept. 23 2014 2:08 PMHome Depot’s Former Lead Security Engineer Had a Legacy of Sabotage

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  Technology
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