Week at a glance: All stories

12:26pm: Beware, Mac users. The latest Java update from Oracle sneaks bloatware from Ask.com into your Web browsers. More
12:01pm: Germany is making its biggest companies appoint women to 30% of non-executive board seats from 2016. More
11:54am: Warren Buffett's investing philosophy is to pick good companies for the long haul. These 6 look like winners. More
11:42am: The band Hall & Oates charges copyright infringement against granola maker; besides it already has a deal to use that name on brand of oatmeal. More
11:42am: Russian President Vladimir Putin cut his salary by 10% as his country faces the worst economic crisis in years. More
9:25am: The world's most valuable company is set to join the most exclusive market index in the world at last. More
9:15am: Andrew Lack takes charge of NBC News to deal with issues that include the future of suspended anchor Brian Williams. More
8:42am: The U.S. added 295,000 jobs in February and unemployment fell to 5.5%, the lowest level since May 2008. More
8:18am: A deep fried whole frog served in a black bun will be on the menu in a Japanese cafe in Yokohama. More
8:11am: Katie Couric is looking for a new television home -- and the new boss at her old television home, NBC News, may be looking for her. More
8:04am: Louis C.K. ordered to make contributions to pension fund as if he's a full-time film editor even though he spends only fraction of his time on that job. More
8:00am: Back in 1989, when the elephants were the opening act, I never would have believed that the circus would get rid of everybody's favorite animals. More
6:53am: Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, will visit the set of the popular British television show Downton Abbey on March 12. More
6:28am: Vodafone is rolling out a global paid maternity leave policy -- even in countries where they are not required to do so. More
5:09am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
4:36am: It was easy to make money in stocks since March 2009, unless you got stuck with of these companies. More
9:58pm: Thieves are using stolen credit card data to make bogus purchases on Apple Pay, Apple's mobile payment system. More
8:43pm: Glenn Beck's top two lieutenants have left Beck's Internet and television channel, TheBlaze, and are starting a new venture together. More
8:33pm: Here are 10 things we know about the Apple Watch -- and five things we don't know. More
5:16pm: The company Allstar allegedly lured customers in with misleading TV commercials and then overcharged them. More
5:15pm: Another possible replacement for Jon Stewart makes a move. Sam Bee of "The Daily Show" is heading to TBS More
4:30pm: The Federal Reserve just finished 'stress testing' America's 31 big banks. So far, they all passed. More
3:36pm: "American Crime" is getting rave reviews. The head of ABC calls it "an extraordinarily powerful piece of TV." It's lucky to have "Scandal" as a lead-in. Will people tune in? More
3:17pm: Apple just got a patent for a design that could waterproof the electronic components of a computing device. More
2:15pm: Donating $25 to Creative Chatter Communities may land your selfie on a national billboard More
2:04pm: Twitter execs announce new investment group to help shape fledgling startups with their industry know-how -- and money. More
1:47pm: Adidas announced it would close 200 shops across Russia due to the poor economic situation. More
1:10pm: Wage growth has become the central focus of the economy's health. It will impact workers and investors. More
12:14pm: Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank's president, revealed Thursday that its loans to Greece had more than doubled over the last month or two -- to about ?100 billion. More
12:13pm: Pre-IPO investors are interested in striking a funding deal with Warby Parker, which would value the affordable eyewear firm at as much as $1.2 billion. More
11:36am: The warehouse retail giant is on fire. Costco is a big hit with consumers and investors. More
11:26am: Apple's giant tablet won't debut until September, according to multiple reports. But the 12.9-inch iPad is a smart idea worth waiting for. More
11:05am: Europe has been a top risk for the world economy for years. Is that about to change? More
10:59am: Tom Brokaw has become friends with poet Donald Hall after being moved by his prose and finds it a comfort in battling cancer. More
9:16am: Car buyers borrowing record amounts to buy cars, resulting in record average payments. More
9:02am: Frank & Oak, Airbnb, and Net-a-Porter are just a couple of companies investing in the supposedly antiquated medium. More
8:41am: Ringling Bros. announced Thursday it will gradually reduce, and by 2018 eliminate, the use of elephants in its shows. More
8:21am: Women on 20s wants to replace Andrew Jackson with a woman. More
8:16am: What's pushing prices up today, Mark Cuban says, are "private investors who are investing in apps and small tech companies." More
7:55am: Lawmakers and consumer advocates are speaking out against the special treatment given to debt collectors hired by government agencies across the country. More
7:41am: Britain's top fraud busters are investigating the Bank of England over potential wrongdoing stretching back to the financial crisis. More
6:39am: Monday marks the six-year anniversary of the start of the market upswing. These 6 stocks rallied the most. More
5:02am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
8:26pm: Three thousand delegates are gathering in Beijing this week to kick off China's annual rubber-stamp parliamentary meetings. More
7:01pm: According to Knight Frank's Wealth Report and data from NetJets, these ten routes were the most popular for private jet travel. More
6:30pm: About 1.4 million people currently used the online marketplace to sell their handmade crafts, art and jewelry. More
6:00pm: HBO's standalone streaming service will cost $15 a month, according to the International Business Times. Called HBO Now, it's said to be launching in April. More
5:24pm: The value of homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks rise faster than those that aren't, according to real estate research group Zillow. More
4:31pm: While the TV industry is wondering whether Brian Williams will ever return to "NBC Nightly News," ABC's George Stephanopoulos is wondering why the anchorman's fib about Iraq got onto the broadcast in the first place. More
3:45pm: David Geffen's $100 million gift wins right to put his name on Lincoln Center concert hall. More
3:12pm: Mark Zuckerberg gave out many pieces of career advice during his live Q&A Wednesday from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. More
2:33pm: Another setback for the beleaguered federal agency that oversees Voice of America: CEO Andy Lack is leaving after just a few weeks on the job. More
2:20pm: More than 12 million Americans have a 529 savings plan, a jump of more than 4% in the past year. More
2:16pm: The powerful Saudi oil minister said OPEC has been 'maliciously and unfairly' blamed for the oil price meltdown. More
1:46pm: Sen. Bill Nelson, the top Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee, is calling for a federal investigation into Lumber Liquidators. More
1:16pm: The famed actor will work with the streaming company to product "fact-based" projects. More
1:12pm: Alibaba shares recently hit their lowest level ever. Meanwhile, rival Chinese e-commerce firm JD is thriving. More
12:38pm: Fast food giant to phase out antibiotics not "important to human medicine." More
12:31pm: Theaters like Regal Cinemas won't show Netflix's latest film, "Beasts of No Nation." More
12:01pm: The war-torn Ukraine is on the brink of economic collapse. More
11:38am: Production of the car will be limited to only 250 a year. Price is comparable to the Lamborghini Aventador. More
11:12am: Citigroup must pass the Federal Reserve's two key stress tests. Remember it failed one last year. More
11:00am: The inventor of K-Cups has a big regret: that he invented them. More
10:00am: Justin Brosseau started investing when at age 15. Friends laughed. Boy has that changed. More
9:28am: "Time is the only luxury," professes Yeezy, the multi-millionaire rap star and designer of $350 haute couture shoes. More
8:36am: Koenigsegg plans to build 80 of the super hybrid Regera over the next five years, for $1.9 million each. More
8:27am: Male "technopreneurs" dominate a list of the richest people under 40, complied by Wealth-X, which also features several college dropouts and some that didn't even start with university. More
8:26am: The Beam robot allows the disabled to visit museums remotely -- giving people access to culture they would otherwise never have. More
7:58am: Google's Gmail contacts tool is getting a long overdue makeover. More
5:12am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
4:20am: Researchers at Google are figuring out how to rank websites by the veracity of their content. The more truthful the page, the higher up it would appear in search results. More
12:53am: China's new business friends can be found in Latin America, a region America once dominated. More
11:29pm: The Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly cut key lending rates yet again on Wednesday. More
7:54pm: National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson said the IRS is delaying refunds for tens of thousands of Obamacare enrollees. More
7:40pm: If the Supreme Court rules that enrollees on the federal Obamacare exchange can't get subsidies, it could destroy the individual insurance market. The court will hold hearing on King v. Burwell on Wednesday. More
7:09pm: ISIS and jihadi videos on YouTube were running ads for things like Secret, Aveeno and Bud Light. The companies -- and YouTube -- said this was a mistake. More
6:30pm: Find yourself suddenly holding one big lump sum of cash? Here's what you need to know to make sure your money is invested the way it should be. More
4:30pm: The job cuts will mostly impact its Minneapolis corporate headquarters and are part of a larger restructuring. More
3:10pm: Meet the FREAK bug. Old U.S. export controls on data encryption has come back to haunt us in the form of a nasty computer bug. More
2:46pm: The historically black school will cover 50% of the cost of a a student's final semester if they graduate early or on time, starting next year. More
2:08pm: Wynn Resorts is moving to block Elaine Wynn from the board, even though she is a major shareholder who co-founded the company. More
1:27pm: Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman says he won't hire someone if they aren't nice. More
1:17pm: The Nasdaq finally hit 5,000 again, but ome well-known tech stocks are still WAY below their 2000 prices. More
12:45pm: Dodge says a "small number" of its dealers are taking deposits for cars they won't be able to deliver to customers. More
12:37pm: Tinder launched premium service Tinder Plus. To upsell users, it placed regulations on how frequently users can swipe -- and charges those over 30 double. More
12:03pm: Clinton' use of personal e-mail while Secretary of State brings attention to corporate policies preventing the same practice by their employees. More
11:45am: Think you don't have enough money to get started? Think again. $50 a month can be a game changer. More
11:09am: First came the series of embarrassments at one of the country's most esteemed television news entities, NBC News. Now comes the executive reshuffling. More
10:47am: Overall, global smartphone sales surpassed 1 billion for the first time. More
10:39am: It'll cost Deadheads a pretty penny to see The Dead jam with Phish front man Trey Anastasio this summer. More
10:28am: It's time to remove Best Buy from the list of endangered retailers. More
10:23am: It's time to get serious about creating global rules and standards to protect our rights and privacy, or else ultra-connectivity may be our downfall. More
9:55am: Startup HEAL promises a doctor at your doorstep in under 60 minutes, for a flat fee of just $99. More
9:41am: IHOP says March 3 is its tenth annual pancake day. It's a made up occasion, but hey, they're offering free pancakes. More
9:17am: Apple's massive rise from a $5 stock a decade ago to $130 today is benefiting everyone from college kids to retirees. More
8:29am: Some Americans are ditching their boring day jobs to start their own craft breweries. It's not all fun and tasting games. More
8:28am: Russia has revealed this year's list of state-approved film themes -- Crimea and Russian military glory are given priority. More
8:03am: In Buffalo, New York, the city is selling vacant homes for a $1 to those who are willing to fix them up and live in them for a few years. But as many buyers soon find out, the cost to renovate these super cheap properties can quickly add up. More
7:38am: Tom Brokaw's memoir "A Lucky Life Interrupted" comes out in May. More
5:21am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
12:16am: Wearables, and the apps that will make them useful, are set to go mainstream thanks to the expected launch of Apple's smartwatch on March 9. More
12:06am: The Stratos Card is a new Bluetooth-connected device that wants to make all of your credit cards, debit cards, loyalty cards, and gift cards obsolete. More
11:42pm: China has beat the U.S. for the first time in monthly box office sales, effectively stealing the spotlight. More
6:01pm: Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would expand benefits offered by the college savings plans to include coverage of expenses like computers and Internet access, among other things. And there is bipartisan support for it in the Senate, too. More
5:31pm: Tumblr announced that the original post of #TheDress pulled in 73 million pageviews since Thursday. More
4:13pm: An Abu Dhabi bank is marketing a scented credit card, one of a number of ways banks are appealing to women in the Middle East. More
4:13pm: After a four-month streak of lower gas prices took prices down to a nearly six-year low, gas prices have been climbing steadily for the last five week. More
3:13pm: A new deal extends the fiery judge's deal with CBS until 2020. More
3:11pm: Berkshire Hathaway wants to do more deals. Here are 9 companies that seem to fit the Buffett playbook. More
2:43pm: Goldman Sachs did an analysis of where the smart money on Wall Street is flowing these days. More
1:20pm: House of Cards' season 3 starts with Frank Underwood trying to pass a bogus economic policy More
12:21pm: Google will sell wireless service directly to customers, the company announced. More
12:12pm: Microsoft, Intel and HP were hot stocks in 2014. But not this year. Even with the Nasdaq topping 5,000 again, these three companies with big ties to the old PC biz are not rallying. More
11:55am: African-American actor Hill Harper is telling kids if you want to get rich, start saving now and aim for the C-suite. More
10:43am: The tech-heavy Nasdaq index finally has surpassed the 5,000 level for the first time in 15 years. More
10:42am: The British government is taking on a Russian oligarch over the ownership of several gas fields in the North Sea. More
10:38am: Guinness owner says inclusion of an LGBT group in this year's parade is reason to resume its sponsorship, though some gay rights groups are still protesting the parade's policies. More
10:21am: Google+ is going to be broken up into Photos, Hangouts and Streams. More
9:39am: Michael Jordan is among the newest names on Forbes' annual list of the world's richest people. The basketball star made his fortune through endorsement deals and his ownership of the Charlotte Hornets NBA team. More
9:02am: SanDisk's 200 GB microSD card will give your smartphone pretty much all the storage it needs. More
8:47am: After ending deal with American Express, Costco will have co-branded Visa issued by Citi and will start accepting Visa cards on April 1, 2016. More
8:37am: A group claiming to have ties to ISIS has threatened Twitter employees and the company's founder, Jack Dorsey. More
8:35am: A report on CBS' '60 Minutes' revealed Chinese-manufactured laminate flooring sold by Lumber Liquidators contains high levels of the cancer-causing chemical formaldehyde. More
8:16am: The state is expected to pull in $59 million this year from pot sales, but it may have to give it all back to taxpayers thanks to a quirky rule only in Colorado. More
7:59am: In remembrance of the late, great Nimoy, fans doodle Spock hair on Canadian PM. More
7:50am: Ikea's Home Smart furniture will wirelessly charge your phone or tablet. More
7:08am: A recent study found that heavy Facebook users can experience envy, which can lead to depression. More
6:31am: Another tech conference, another new smartwatch. The latest genre offering comes courtesy of China's Huawei. More
5:41am: The government of India has released its latest budget to great fanfare, presenting reforms that investors hope will finally deliver sustained and rapid growth. More
5:12am: Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day. More
4:51am: In an industry renowned for its brutal business cycles, nothing could have prepared Malaysia Airlines for last year. But the airline is hoping for a revival. More
4:01am: The specter of deflation has settled over vast tracks of the global economy, forcing large and small countries alike to examine the cost of falling prices. More
6:55pm: "We've had other huge hits," BuzzFeed editor in chief Ben Smith says. But the mystery dress "went bigger faster." More
6:18pm: A wide-ranging interview with Beau Willimon, the creator of "House of Cards," about the new season and about how the term "TV show" is being redefined. More
6:11pm: Blackberry business software to be offered on competitors' devices More
5:01pm: Bus drivers for Apple, Yahoo, Amtrak, eBay, Genentech and Zynga have unionized, following in the footsteps of drivers who shuttle Facebook employees. More
2:49pm: A handful of former students, banded together as the "Corinthian 15," are claiming to be "made poor by the business of education" are protesting their student loans by refusing to pay them. More
12:55pm: Hyundai said a power steering defect could increase the risk of a crash in some of its Elantra sedans and hatchbacks. More
12:45pm: Samsung has unveiled the latest versions of its flagship Galaxy smartphones. More
11:17am: Phone recordings contradict Bill O'Reilly's story about being present when a man committed suicide in Florida. More
9:52am: Self-described 'Last of the Mohicans' is still fixing typewriters after 55 years. More
9:45am: The bull market may be getting old, but Wall Street analysts believe these stocks have lots of room to grow. More
11:21am: Be consistent, keep costs low - and have faith. It worked for Warren Buffett and it could work for you. More
8:45am: Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett released his 50th annual letter to shareholders. The Oracle of Omaha thinks the next 50 years will be great and knows who will replace him. More