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Can Candy Crush's parent company survive on the stock market?

Well, Candy Crush isn't exactly on the stock market. It's King, the game's parent company, that began trading on the New York Stock Exchange today at $22.50. However, after only a couple of hours the stock had already dropped a couple of dollars.

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Bringing diversity to Silicon Valley

Some black leaders are concerned Silicon Valley is not doing enough for minority communities when it comes to hiring and spending. Former NAACP president Benjamin Todd Jealous talked to Take Two about his goal.

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Bringing more women into the startup ecosystem

Y Combinator has served as the birthplace for some of the best known companies in the tech industry. Reddit, Dropbox, and Pebble are just a few of the organizations that have benefited.

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The 'Trump Effect' alienating conservative Latinos

The GOP's post-mortem in the wake of the 2012 election suggested the party needed to appeal to Latinos. But the current immigration conversation sparked by Donald Trump could threaten that goal.