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Tech's highest paid women

Silicon Valley isn't known for its diversity, but it is home to a handful of highly paid female executives.  More

Dean Smith's will gives $200 to each of his former players

About 180 players have been mailed checks for $200 with the notation 'Dinner out' as a way for the late North Carolina coach to thank his players.  More

Charney probe cost American Apparel $10 million

Filing from cash-strapped clothing retailer shows it spent $10.4 million on its internal investigation that led to founder Charney's ouster.  More

Google's new CFO and her $70 million pay package

Ruth Porat, Google's new CFO, will receive a $70 million pay package for leaving her Morgan Stanley job.  More

This Picasso painting could smash auction record

A painting by Pablo Picasso, "Les femmes d'Alger" is expected to set a new record when it goes up for auction in May.  More

Microsoft tells its contractors: You must give workers paid time off

Microsoft appears to be the first big U.S. company to require the businesses it works with to offer employees paid time off.  More

Tennessee sues FCC over Internet law, hurting one of its own cities: Chattanooga

Tennessee wants the FCC to butt out of state affairs, so it can get back to limiting the expansion of Chattanooga's city-built, super-fast Internet.  More

An iPhone for people who hate Apple

The Samsung Galaxy S6 looks just like an iPhone, but it is decidedly not an Apple smartphone.  More

Divorce settlement sparks fight between casino owners

Elaine Wynn launches political campaign to avoid being kicked off the board of the casino empire she co-founded with her ex-husband.  More

Warning signs in the housing market

Homebuilder stocks are back at 2007 levels. Are consumers and investors getting too giddy? Housing demand could slow if the Fed raises rates and mortgage rates move up as well.  More

Harry Potter tour owls 'distressed,' PETA claims

Warner Brothers, the owner of the studio tour, is reviewing how animals on the tour are treated in response to PETA's own investigation.  More

Facebook wants you to take the red pill

We are all Neo, Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash is Morpheus, and he wants us to go to wonderland...aka the world of virtual reality.

Heinz-Kraft brand mashup: Ketchup, Mac & Cheese and Jello

Heinz-Kraft deal brings together iconic food brands including Heinz Ketchup, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and Jello.  More

Warren Buffett must really love mac & cheese

Heinz and Kraft are merging. It's the latest bet on American taste buds by Warren Buffett. Is the Oracle of Omaha going to try and buy even more food companies?  More

All Porsche employees get bonus

Porsche sold many expensive sports cars last year and wants to share the spoils with its 14,600 workers.  More

Hillary's action figure is ready to run

Hillary Clinton 'Ready-For-Action Figures' are a go for Brooklyn-based production studio FCTRY, thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign.  More

New Ford car automatically obeys speed limits

If you won't stop speeding, the S-Max will do it for you.  More

Google could soon let you pay bills in Gmail

Someday, you'll be able to pay your bills via Gmail.  More

Bill O'Reilly celebrates post-controversy ratings spike

The Fox News host told David Letterman that he has never fibbed on the air.  More

Two plane crash victims worked at auto parts maker Delphi

Parts maker Delphi confirms two of its Spanish employees were among victims of crash of Germanwings flight.  More

U.S. autoworkers have their first shot at a real raise in 10 years

United Autoworkers union seeks pay hikes for veteran workers and end to lower pay scale for more recent hires in upcoming talks with GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler.  More

The last days of Steve Jobs

A new biography on the Apple CEO sheds new light on how his colleagues and close friends processed his death.  More

Facebook gets into nostalgia business

Facebook announces a new feature that resurfaces things users posted one or more years ago on a given day.  More

You're about to get a (dud) new credit card

New credit cards are coming, and they won't even be that great. It looks like 2015 will be a bumpy road for everybody -- banks, stores and shoppers.  More

Ohio may legalize pot this year

Ohio could be come the fifth state to legalize marijuana after a ballot initiative to allow medical and recreational use receives initial approval for a November vote.  More

What $100,000 in student debt feels like

It's a choke-hold on young people starting their lives -- It means putting off getting married, having children, and buying that first home.  More

Crashed Germanwings 9525 operated by Lufthansa's budget airline

The Airbus A320 that crashed in France Tuesday with at least 148 people on board was operated by Germanwings, the budget carrier of Lufthansa.  More

Lara Logan of '60 Minutes' hospitalized again

After Lara Logan was hospitalized for the second time in a month, a '60 Minutes' spokesperson wished her a 'speedy recovery.'  More

SeaWorld says PETA 'lies' about killer whales

SeaWorld has a new ad campaign touting how it treats orcas. But is it too little to late? The 'Blackfish' documentary has hurt SeaWorld. Attendance is down and so is the stock.  More

The next city to get Google Fiber is...

Salt Lake City is the latest city to be selected to get high speed Internet via Google Fiber.  More

NFL to give live-streaming a try out this fall

The NFL will be streaming a game exclusively online this season. Could Thursday Night Football be streamed exclusively online one day?  More

5 biggest student loan mistakes

You can only afford to borrow as much as you expect to earn your first year working.  More

Comcast to take more complaints via Facebook and Twitter

Comcast is tripling its number of customer service reps dedicated to responding to customers on social media.  More

NFL drops TV blackout rule

NFL will drop rule that prevented broadcasts of games in a home market when a team did not sell out their tickets.  More

Verizon and AT&T sue government over net neutrality

The net neutrality legal fight begins. The nation's telecoms have sued the FCC to block the new rules.  More

Aston Martin unveils its future

The new CEO of the British performance car icon revealed his plans for the future at the Geneva Motor Show.  More

Rolling Stone to publish review of campus rape article April 8

Columbia University's review of Rolling Stone's disputed article about a college gang rape will be published in the magazine in early April.  More

The Ted Cruz economy: Reality-checking his talking points

The U.S. Senator from Texas has lots to say about the economy. But his points require more context.  More

Wilson buys Louisville Slugger brand

Wilson Sporting Goods is buying the Louisville Slugger brand of baseball bats for $75 million, marrying two of the leading brands in baseball.  More

360-degree videos debut on YouTube

Watch 360-degree videos on YouTube without a headset.  More

India to surpass China in economic growth

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says India's economic growth rate could soon top that of China, long the world's fastest growing economy.  More

Self driving car starts cross-country trip, but stops for lunch at In and Out Burger!

Auto parts maker Delphi launched its cross-country trip Sunday, starting at the Golden Gate Bridge and heading to midtown Manhattan, in a car that automatically drives itself.  More

Stephen King slams Maine governor over tax dis

King calls for apology from governor in tax battle  More

What bubble? Many social media stocks are losers

It's fair to worry about froth with the Nasdaq above 5,000. But don't point the finger at social media. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are thriving but many other social media stocks are in the dumps.  More

Brian Williams makes first public appearance since suspension

Brian Williams went back to his high school where he earned his "last degree."  More

Starbucks stops writing 'Race Together' on cups

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz still wants to have a national conversation about race. But baristas will no longer write 'Race Together' on coffee cups.  More

Steve McQueen's old motorcycle goes for $775,000

A 100-year old motorcycle owned by Steve McQueen sells for $775,000, making it one of most valuable motorcycles ever sold at auction.  More

Teen drivers: Buckle up and lower the volume, Dad's monitoring you

Parents can pre-set the car to give visual and audible warnings when teens exceed preset speeds. If teens ignore them, the system will rat them out to mom and dad.  More

Bill O'Reilly's 'Killing' machine: 6.8 million books sold

Bill O'Reilly has created a publishing juggernaut with his 'Killing' books, inspiring film adaptations and selling millions of copies.  More

Fed's profit jumps 30% to $101 billion

The Fed gave almost all of its earnings to the Treasury Department. And that amount was a record. But critics may not be happy to see the Fed's balance sheet grow even more last year as well.  More

The Guardian appoints first female editor-in-chief

Katharine Viner has been appointed editor-in-chief of The Guardian, making her the first female to have the role in the nearly 200 year history of the newspaper.  More

Just buy it? Nike stock soars to all-time high

The strong dollar may hurt Nike's sales a bit going forward, but demand remains strong in Europe and China. Investors were pleased.  More

Olive Garden's neverending comeback

Darden Restaurants, the owner of Olive Garden, is thriving under new management. Sales are up after a hedge fund took over. And the stock is at a record high.  More

Nasdaq near all-time high. Is it another bubble?

The Nasdaq is closing in on the record levels it hit on March 10, 2000. Does that mean that the market -- and tech stocks in particular -- is too risky and now due for a big fall?  More

Car seat maker Graco socked by safety regulators

Graco fined for failing to quickly alert public of car seat defects.  More

Magic Leap releases stunning holographic video

Florida startup Magic Leap is exciting, well-funded, futurist, and tough to nail down.  More

New 'Mad Max' movie more expensive than previous 3 combined

The new 'Mad Max' film is leaving Australia and cashing in on the global market.  More

'Star Wars: Battlefront' to debut this April

EA's highly anticipated "Star Wars" game will officially debut at the "Star Wars Celebration" event this April.  More

FAA allows Amazon to test drones in U.S.

The Federal Aviation Administration seems to be softening its stance on commercial drone operations, at least for one company -- Amazon.  More

California teachers are mad their pension fund still owns gun maker

Two years after Newtown, CalSTRS still owns Freedom Group.  More

Tesla: Now there's no excuse for running out of juice

Tesla's latest software update should give peace of mind to those worried about losing their charge out on the road.  More

Pornstar entrepreneurs find new homes on messaging apps

Messaging apps foster deeper -- and potentially more lucrative -- relationships between pornstars and their audience.  More

Google's new beautiful, $1,000 Web browser

Google has made a gorgeous new Chromebook Pixel device, but it costs $1,000.  More

Tag Heuer to make Google-powered smartwatch

Google and Intel will work with Swiss watchmaker Tag Heuer on a new luxury smartwatch to compete with Apple's high-end edition.  More

Us Weekly retracts Kendall Jenner story

On Thursday, Us Weekly retracting a story after Kendall Jenner called out the magazine.  More

The money behind murder suspect Robert Durst

Robert Durst stands accused of multiple murders. But he comes from one of New York City's leading real estate families.  More

Google abused its monopoly power, FTC experts found

The FTC ignored its own experts and didn't sue, according to a new Wall Street Journal report.  More

Now airports want to hike fees

Airports say they need more money, and they're lobbying lawmakers to hike the facility fees that are tacked on to every plane ticket that gets purchased.  More

What's next for AT&T? Apple pushed it out of Dow

Ma Bell has lagged the market -- and top competitor Verizon -- for a while. Will things get worse now that Apple has taken its place in the Dow 30?  More

Secrets ending for Swiss bank accounts

Switzerland has agreed to share financial information with the European Union, making it much harder for Europeans to hide cash away from tax authorities.  More

Target could be next to hike minimum wage

Target could be the next big U.S. retailer to hike its minimum wage to $9 an hour, following similar moves by Wal-Mart and TJ Max.  More

NPR taps new boss for news operation

NPR's newsroom has a new boss: longtime Associated Press editor Michael Oreskes.  More

Body of missing Wall Street Journal reporter found in New Jersey river

The Morris County Prosecutor's Office in New Jersey confirmed that a body pulled from the Passaic River on Wednesday was missing Wall Street Journal reporter David Bird.  More

'Empire' finale brings in show's biggest audience

The season finale of Fox's hit show brought in 16.5 million viewers, the show's largest audience.  More

Target offers one year return policy for some items

Target says customers can return certain store-branded items up to one year after the date of purchase, up from 90 days previously.  More

'Mein Kampf,' signed by Hitler, goes up for auction

Manifesto that Hitler gave to Nazi official Bouhler is up for bid.  More

A Guinness toast will now come with nutrition labels

Diageo says it will label Guinness with labels containing nutrition and alcohol content that's easier to understand.  More

Flagship Toys 'R' Us store in Times Square is closing

After 16 years, Toys "R" Us is not renewing its lease, says realtor.  More

How Fox's 'Empire' became so big

There are half a dozen ways to watch "Empire." Its success is thanks partly to on-demand TV options that barely existed a few years ago.  More

Sony launches $50 Vue cord-cutting service

Sony's PlayStation Vue streaming TV service is live, entering a crowded field of cord-cutting options.  More

How Mickey Kaus found out about Tucker Carlson's 'no-trash-Fox rule'

Veteran blogger Mickey Kaus apparently ran afoul of Tucker Carlson's "no trashing Fox News" rule. Carlson runs a web site called The Daily Caller and co-hosts a show on Fox.  More

Brands swoop in to buy .porn and .sucks before the trolls do

Anyone can buy a .porn, and .sucks website starting June 1st. Brands are trying to buy them up to protect their image.  More

Mother Jones: Staffer arrested photographing prison

Mother Jones confirmed Wednesday that one of its journalists, James West, was arrested in Louisiana last week while photographing the exterior of a privately-run prison.  More

Orders suspended for Challenger Hellcat

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has temporarily stopped taking orders for the 707-horsepower muscle car after sales take off too fast.  More

Violent protests target the European Central Bank. Why?

Riots have erupted at the European Central Bank in Germany as protestors rage against an institution they blame for ruining the lives of millions in the eurozone.  More

T-Mobile will pay $650 for you to switch

The T-Mobile "uncarrier" strategy continues. This time, promo deals are here forever and small businesses get cheap plans too.  More

Seattle workers win fight over $15 minimum wage

Judge backs Seattle's $15 minimum wage, saying franchises are not at risk of going out of business.  More

FBI lets suspects go to protect 'Stingray' secrets

Police are so secretive about using Stingrays -- spoof cell phone towers -- that they'd rather drop criminal charges than say anything the devices.  More

GM puts brakes on its Russian operations

From now on, the global automaker will sell only its most profitable vehicles in Russia. Opel will leave the country entirely.  More

UberPOP banned in Germany

A court in Frankfurt sides with taxi drivers in dispute over Uber's popular ride-sharing service.  More

The Blues Brothers is now a record label too

Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi's widow launch Blues Brothers Records.  More

Microsoft will let you unlock Windows 10 with your face

With Windows Hello, Microsoft will let you unlock Windows 10 with facial recognition, a fingerprint scan or an iris scan.  More

Kraft recalls 242,000 cases of mac and cheese for metal pieces

The problem affects 7.25-ounce boxes of the original flavor with a Sept. 18, 2015 use-by-date.  More

Starbucks exec back on Twitter amid #RaceTogether backlash

Corey duBrowa is back on Twitter after being personally attacked amid the storm of angry tweets that erupted over the company's push to encourage conversations about racial inequality.  More

Apple and banks dismiss Apple Pay fraud worries

Apple Pay fraud isn't really that high. And if someone steals your credit card and uses it on Apple Pay, it's your bank's fault.  More

Kendrick Lamar's new album 'To Pimp A Butterfly' just set a record for streams

Kendrick Lamar's new album, 'To Pimp A Butterfly,' set a record for most single-day streams on Spotify.  More

Premera health insurance hack hits 11 million people

Hackers broke into Premera, exposing sensitive personal information on 11 million people.  More

Tim Cook: Steve Jobs wasn't a 'greedy, selfish egomaniac'

In an upcoming biography, Apple CEO wants to dispel the unfriendly image of Jobs.  More

Mario on your smartphone? It's not what you think

Nintendo's smart bet on mobile isn't exactly what you think it is.  More

Windows 10 is coming this summer

Microsoft will release Windows 10 as a free download sometime this summer.  More

Spirit runs cheeky ad to celebrate 69th plane

69 is Spirit's favorite number, for the same reason it cracks up 12 -year-old boys. So it's selling some round-trip tickets for $69 if booked by midnight Tuesday.  More

Warren Buffett's childhood home is on Airbnb

Airbnb is offering shareholders the chance to stay in Warren Buffet's childhood for Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting.  More

Woman indicted for stealing $85,000 to buy Beyoncé tickets and manicures

A former nonprofit director was indicted for stealing $85,000 from the organization in order to buy Beyoncé tickets, Talbots clothes and Weight Watchers.  More

Ikea bans fun, says no more hide-and-seek in stores

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea wants shoppers to stop playing hide-and-seek in its stores as the game attracts a growing following on social media.  More

This flying car will be ready for take off in 2017

Slovakian company says the AeroMobil 3.0 will be on the market by 2017.  More

Domino's offers 50% off pizzas for March Madness

The NCAA basketball tournament brings out the wacky promotions from Domino's, Pizza Hut and Papa John's. But can any of them unseat Buffalo Wild Wings in the stock market's bracket?  More

Internet Explorer just won't die

Even as Microsoft's Project Spartan browser takes center stage, Internet Explorer will continue to stick around.  More

Orders suspended for Challenger Hellcat

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has temporarily stopped taking orders for the 707-horsepower muscle car after sales take off too fast.  More

Gas credit cards are the worst says gas cards come with higher interest rates, fewer rewards and more headaches than any other card.  More

Should armor-piercing bullets be banned?

Two House Democrats have proposed a ban on armor-piercing bullets, just days after the ATF backed away.  More

Howard Stern has a 'mind-blowing' dream job offer

Howard Stern says he's open to renewing his contract with SiriusXM, but he has no shortage of other offers and is waiting for a 'compelling' deal.  More

Starbucks is tackling race relations one cup at a time

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is encouraging employees to start conversations about race in America.  More

Uber CFO Brent Callinicos steps down

Callinicos doesn't want to miss another one of his daughter's school plays or swim meets.  More

HBO NOW strikes first online partnership with Cablevision

In an announcement Monday, Cablevision said it will offer HBO Now, the premium channel's first standalone streaming service, to its customers online.  More

Satya Nadella can see what every Microsoft employee is working on

With Microsoft Office Delve, you can find those relevant documents for your next meeting without searching for them.  More

Worst cities to be a renter

Rents nationwide have increased 15% over the past five years, while household income is up only 11%, according to a new report.  More

Gunshot detectors coming to N.Y.C. neighborhoods

New York police to implement gunshot detection technology.  More

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