1853: A translation of Uncle Tom's Cabin into German is found not to infringe Harriet Beecher Stowe's copyright.
Tech giants - and startups like Square - want you to use your phone to pay for everything from gum to train rides. Here's how they plan to achieve cash-free nirvana.
|New York City may ban Styrofoam cups|
|McDonald's to end fry rationing in Japan|
|Union retirees: Don't cut my pension|
|'The Interview' illegally downloaded 750,000 times on Christmas|
|Natural gas prices plunge in mild winter|