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Massive bank hack: What you need to know

Some of the largest banks just got hacked. These are the facts.  More

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar

Dollar General still wants to buy Family Dollar and says any antitrust issues are 'manageable.'  More

A smart necklace from Samsung? Really?

Samsung wants all your accessories to be smart. In addition to its Gear S watch, it introduced the Gear Circle -- Bluetooth-enabled earbuds with a magnetic clasp to go around your neck. And vibrates.  More

Malaysia Air posts $97 million loss

Malaysia Airlines lost $97.4 million in the second quarter as the carrier reeled from the loss of a second aircraft.  More

New England's epic supermarket feud ends

Supermarkets that for weeks have looked like ghost towns will soon spring back to life.  More

Hot stocks: 10 record breaking companies

The S&P 500 is trading at all-time highs, and many well-known businesses are leading the charge. Time to buy or sell?  More

U.S. runs out of investor visas as Chinese overwhelm program

Staggering interest from the Chinese in an immigration program has led the U.S. to run out of available visas for the first time ever.  More

FBI investigating hacking attack on JPMorgan

The FBI is looking into a data breach at JPMorgan Chase that may have connections to Russia or eastern Europe.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

7 companies that keep more than $50 billion offshore

Companies like Apple, GE, and Microsoft that do business abroad can delay paying U.S. taxes on the billions of dollars they keep offshore -- indefinitely.  More

Diane Sawyer's no-fuss sign off from ABC's "World News"

There is no prime time retrospective or farewell tour planned -- merely a segment at the end of Wednesday's newscast.  More

Snapchat valued at more than $10 billion - report

Snapchat has gotten a $20 million funding round from Kleiner Perkins, valuing the company at $10 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.  More

2008: Worse than the Great Depression?

Former Fed chief Ben Bernanke believes the 2008 financial crisis was the worst in global history, topping even the Great Depression.  More

Apple may unveil iWatch on September 9 -- report

Tech fans are already excited about the launch of Apple's iPhone 6 next month. There's now a report suggesting that the iWatch could be coming too. Wall Street is pleased.  More

Airplane scuffle spurs Knee Defender sales

'Knee Defender' clips to stop airplane seats from reclining spark fight, followed by rush of sales.  More

Elon Musk cancels launch.... admits to "dark dreams"

As Elon Musk cancels the latest launch of a SpaceX rocket, he's also got some "horrible nightmares" to contend with.  More

Alibaba rival is already a hot IPO

Investors are salivating over the chance to buy Chinese online retail king Alibaba. But rival is already public and its stock is on a tear  More

WeedHire: The job search app for the legal pot biz

Weedhire is like Monster for marijuana jobs. The Android app helps job seekers find positions at pot labs, dispensaries and even government regulators.  More

Jack Daniel's getting smacked in Russia

The company behind Jack Daniel's whiskey is under pressure in Russia as Cold War-style tensions make it increasingly difficult for Western brands to operate.  More

Alibaba is generating insane profits

Alibaba reported a monster threefold increase in profit ahead of its highly anticipated initial public offering.  More

Don't want a bigger iPhone? Here are 6 alternatives

Apple's next-generation iPhones are set to be the largest ever. But for those of us who don't want to give up any more space in our pockets, here are a few smaller options.  More

Should you buy ISIS? No, not that one

A biotech called Isis has no affiliation with the terrorist organization, but the ALS drug developer may be benefiting from the ice bucket challenge craze.  More

RadioShack in talks on cash lifeline

Standard General, largest investor for troubled electronics retailer, in talks to give RadioShack cash infusion it needs  More

Time Warner Cable suffers nationwide Internet outage

Time Warner Cable, one of the nation's largest cable and broadband providers, suffers unusual widespread outage, sparking new complaints about the company's service.  More

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in France

Christine Lagarde, the head of the International Monetary Fund, has been placed under formal investigation for her alleged involvement in a long-running fraud case.  More

HP recalls 6 million computer cords for fire risk

HP is warning customers: Check your laptop charging cord to see if it's at risk of overheating.  More

Smith & Wesson shares plunge 12%

Shrinking demand for rifles pulls down gun maker's quarterly profit by 45%.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Bill Gates and his wife give $1 million to gun control push

Supporters of Washington State effort to require background checks on gun purchases report $1 million donation from Bill and Melinda Gates.  More

Wall Street's new tech darling: Mobileye

Mobileye shares jump Tuesday after a series of rosy predictions from Wall Street. It's one of the hottest tech IPOs of the summer.  More

American, US Air sever ties with Orbitz

The nation's largest airline is cutting ties with online booking giant Orbitz.  More

Should there be a new Buffett rule?

Maybe we need a new Buffett rule -- lowering the corporate tax rate so American companies never have to think about parking cash overseas again.  More

Home prices rising, but slowly

Home prices moderate, up 6.2% year-over-year.  More

Ban on indoor e-cigarette smoking sought

The World Health Organization is calling for major regulations on the e-cigarette industry, including a ban on indoor smoking.  More

Don't wait! Trade in your old iPhone now

Apple is expected to launch the iPhone 6 in two weeks, but waiting until then to sell your old iPhone means you're way late to the game.  More

Burger King buying Tim Hortons

Company will be based in Canada. Buffett's Berkshire to provide financing.  More

Turner Broadcasting offers voluntary buyouts

Seeking to reduce costs at channels like TNT, TBS, Adult Swim and CNN, Turner Broadcasting today announced a voluntary buyout program for about 6% of its U.S.-based employees.  More

3 reasons why Californians shun quake insurance

Cost, real estate, and mistrust. Three big reasons keeping Californians from buying earthquake insurance.  More

Burger King's CEO is only 34

Burger King's management team is incredibly young by corporate standards. But they mean business.  More

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

GM's compensation fund gets 100th death claim

The fund for victims hurt or killed in GM cars recalled for a faulty ignition switch has received 100 death claims and 184 injury claims since it opened on Aug. 1.  More

Heating up: Burger King is latest in M&A frenzy

The summer might be winding down, but the M&A market is still heating up, signaling confidence in the economic recovery.  More

Facebook to display less "click-bait"

Facebook's move will have repercussions for a wide array of media companies that depend on its referral traffic.  More

S&P 500 tops 2,000 for first time ever

How long would it take to blow out 2,000 candles? The S&P 500 topped the psychologically important 2K level for the first time on Monday as stocks keep rallying.  More

Amazon buying Twitch for nearly $1B

Watching people play video games is apparently not only popular, it's extremely valuable.  More

For sale: The world's most expensive apartment

A penthouse apartment in Monaco is expected to sell for $400 million.  More

Apple recalls iPhone 5s for battery woes

Certain iPhone 5 smartphones are eligible for free battery replacements, Apple says.  More

Original Superman comic sells for record $3.2 million

Action Comic #1, the original Superman comic book, sells for record $3.2 million. When it first hit newsstands in 1938 it sold for 10 cents.  More

Is Burger King moving to Canada?

Burger King is in merger talks with Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons, a deal that would allow the burger seller to relocate out of the U.S. and possibly cut its tax bill.  More

China ditching Windows and Android

China is developing its own operating system, which will compete with Microsoft Windows and Google Android.  More

Coming soon: The Maxwell House K-Cup

Keurig Green Mountain stock hits an all-time high of $135 a share after the company announces a deal with Kraft to make K-Cups of their products.  More

Silicon Valley comes to Iowa

Tech companies like Microsoft, Google and Facebook have chosen Iowa to construct expensive, high-tech data centers.  More

Hackers attack Sony PlayStation Network

Hackers naming themselves "Lizard Squad" have attacked Blizzard, Sony and other video game networks over the weekend.  More

The 10 most expensive U.S. earthquakes

The the 6.1 magnitude quake, which left extensive and widespread damage, is likely among the most expensive in terms of damage to homes and other infrastructure.  More

Despite risk, most Californians don't have earthquake insurance

Only about one in ten Californians have insurance to cover the damage to their homes and property, according to the California Earthquake Authority.  More

Retirees' Social Security cut for student loans

Social Security checks garnished for old student debt has tripled since before recession  More

Highway with the top speed limit is ...

With Labor Day just ahead, here's a look at the states with the fastest speed limits, and the slowest.  More

Stock market matchup: Yellen vs. Putin

Fed chief Janet Yellen is stimulating the U.S. economy, while Russian President Vladimir Putin is dragging Europe down. Investors aren't sure what to do.  More

Glenn Beck sought out CNN deal, but talks died fast

Glenn Beck's media company approached CNN about a possible venture involving HLN and his 2-year-old cable channel The Blaze. But talks fizzled.  More

Strongest quake since 1989 hits Bay Area

Quake struck six miles southwest of Napa and nine miles from Sonoma.  More

Western firms taking a hit in Russia

Name brand American and European conglomerates are feeling the impact from the turmoil in Russia.  More

Hot Dog on a Stick gets new life

A Los Angeles private equity company bought the food court company for $12 million  More

Janet Yellen: Job market not recovered

Though America's job market has improved considerably, problems remain.  More

New York City aims to slim down Happy Meals

The McDonald's kids meals, as well as those from Burger King and Wendy's, are in the cross hairs of the New York City Council.  More

Tourists flock to Colorado to smoke legal weed

Entrepreneurs are cashing in on the legal marijuana now available in the state.  More

'Secret' app didn't actually keep you anonymous

The Secret app is supposed to keep you anonymous. But until last week, it was possible to trace posts directly to you.  More

Talent wars: Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street

Wall Street banks plan to increase starting salaries to compete with the lifestyle and lure of tech companies like Google.  More

LiveLeak bans future ISIS beheading videos

When YouTube started to remove gory videos of journalist James Foley's beheading this week, the next stop for some Internet surfers was LiveLeak, which specializes in hosting graphic videos that other sites won't touch.  More

Stocks: Set for another record high?

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.  More

Comcast's latest location: on campus

Comcast is bringing streaming TV to college campuses -- and hoping to hook future subscribers along the way  More

The crazy flavor experiments in Chinese fast food

U.S. food chains are constantly looking for ways to appeal to local tastes -- think red bean Frappucinos and mango pizza.  More

8 of the world's craziest fast food items

American food chains operating abroad must cater to local tastes to succeed. The results are spectacular.  More

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The financial inequality between black and white Americans is staggering.  More

Inside the $50,000 Emmys swag bags

If getting nominated or presenting an Emmy award isn't prize enough, celebrities come away from TV's big night with luxury goods and vacations worth $50,000. Take a peek at some of this year's luxe giveaways.  More

Sears more 'irrelevant by the day'

Sears was once the biggest retailer in America. Now, it can't turn around plummeting sales and a low stock price.  More

Honda changes Fit bumpers to earn 'Acceptable' rating

After a less-than-stellar crash test performance, Honda will swap out bumper beams on owners' Fits.  More

Hospital network's failure led to massive hack

The Heartbleed bug is to blame for the hospital hack that stole 4.5 milliion patient records. If true, brace yourself for similar, mega data breaches.  More

Sprint undercuts T-Mobile by $20 a month

Sprint announced a new unlimited data plan for smartphone users on Thursday as part of its bid to win back customers.  More

Where you can get blazing-fast Internet

Super-fast gigabit Internet speeds are coming to a town near you.  More

Bank of America to pay $16.65 billion over mortgages

The settlement covers civil claims with the Department of Justice and six states  More
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