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Aeropostale hires old CEO to save teen brand

Aeropostale is bringing back Julian Geiger, its CEO from 1998 to 2010. The stock is up nearly 20% since the announcement.  More

New Corvette lets you spy on garage valets

The new "valet mode" includes data, video and audio recording.  More

Bakery to Google: Take 's--t' out of our logo!

Greggs bakery took to Twitter to urge Google to remove a profane logo from search results.  More

Uber launches drug store delivery service

Uber introduced a trial service Tuesday offering on-demand delivery of medicine, toiletries and other drug store products.  More

Website crash mars $188 billion "demerger"

Investors trying to find details on BHP Billiton's multi-billion dollar "demerger" were scrambling Tuesday as the company's website crashed.  More

Heinz recalls lead-laced baby food in China

Pittsburgh food company announces recall of "small batch" from Chinese supplier.  More

America's top wireless network is...

Verizon took top honors in a new ranking of nationwide network performance by market research firm RootMetrics.  More

Stocks: 3 things to know before the open

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

China targets executive pay at state-owned firms

President Xi Jinping has pledged to limit executive pay at China's powerful state-owned companies.  More

Sprint's new price plans: No more 'Framily,' but more data

On Monday, Sprint announced it was jacking up the data it offers in its family pack options. The new plans will be offered starting on Friday.  More

Fidelity settles lawsuits over its own 401(k) plan

Retirement giant Fidelity investments has agreed to pay $12 million to settle two lawsuits over the 401(k) plan it offers its workers.  More

Starbucks trucks are coming to campus

The mobile trucks will serve coffee and snacks to students at Arizona State University, James Madison University and Coastal Carolina University.  More

One way Time Inc. judges writers: advertiser appeal

A spreadsheet reveals that Time Inc. weighed whether the content some employees created was "beneficial to advertiser relationship."  More

Accounting firm nailed for whitewashing client's sanctions violations

New York banking regulators suspend PwC for 2 years and fine it $25 million for changing language in a report to make it less likely to raise red flags.  More

Europe pays farmers to destroy food hit by Russian ban

European farmers will be paid to destroy fruit and vegetables, or give them to charity, to prevent prices collapsing after Russia banned imports.  More

Al Gore sues Al Jazeera

Former VP clashes with Al Jazeera over Current Media deal.  More

U.K. CEOs make 131 times more than workers

Chief executives of big British companies were paid 131 times their average employee wage in the last financial year, according to new research.  More

Microsoft considering new name for Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer might be getting a name change, Microsoft engineers say.  More

Moms: Don't flash your gun at Kroger

The advocacy group pressured Target, Chilli's, Sonic and Chipotle until those companies asked customers to keep their guns at home.  More

Hospital network hacked, 4.5 million records stolen

Hackers have taken 4.5 million Social Security numbers from patients who attended any one of Community Health Systems' 206 hospitals this year.  More

Lion-ripped jeans sell for $1,500

A Japanese group raised thousands of dollars by selling jeans made with distressed denim that was gnawed and clawed by lions and tigers.  More

$15 million pours in from Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Association says it has raised $15.6 million for Lou Gehrig's disease from the Ice Bucket Challenge.  More

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey live-tweets protests in Ferguson

Jack Dorsey, who goes by @Jack online, has documented and commented on the gatherings and frustrations in the suburban St. Louis community.  More

Dollar General outbids Dollar Tree for Family Dollar

Dollar General bids $78.50 per share, or $9.7 billion, for Family Dollar  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

Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey live-tweets protests in Ferguson

Jack Dorsey, who goes by @Jack online, has documented and commented on the gatherings and frustrations in the suburban St. Louis community.  More

Local police get billions in military equipment

Local police departments are looking more and more like small armies, stocked with billions of dollars worth of military-grade equipment.  More

Comcast left me on hold for 3+ hours -- until it closed

Viral video shows customer who is trying to discontinue Comcast service left on hold for hours till office that handles cancellations closed.  More

Does the $100 bill need to go?

The U.S. "Benjamin" is a favorite of criminals.  More

Saks Fifth Avenue warns pet treat firm Snaks 5th Avenchew

Saks Fifth Avenue warns pet treat firm Snaks 5th Avenchew  More

Albertson's stores hacked for credit card data

Albertson's and Shop 'N Save became the latest companies to experience a data breach of its debit and credit card data.  More

Warren Buffett buys more GM stock

Despite the recall crisis, Warren Buffett added to his investment in General Motors in recent weeks.  More

8 job killing companies

Despite the stronger economy, these companies have slashed thousands of jobs this year.  More

Pop-up ad creator: 'I'm sorry'

The guy who wrote the code for the first pop-up ads says he's sorry for creating them.  More

Accounting trouble discovered at Alibaba unit ahead of mega IPO

Potential accounting problems have been discovered at Alibaba's recently-acquired film division, raising new questions ahead of the Chinese tech firm's massive IPO.  More

More teens are hearing 'You're hired!'

Youth unemployment falls to 13.5% in July, the lowest summer level since the recovery began.  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

Ferrari GTO sells for $38 million in new auction record

1962 race car sells for $38 million, an auction record but not as much as some had thought.  More

Big dogs suffer as Hong Kong status symbols

Large dogs are the ultimate status symbol in Hong Kong -- owning one conveys you're rich enough to afford a giant house in the densely populated city where real estate prices are sky high.  More

Coca-Cola takes a big gulp of Monster

The soft drink leader announced Thursday it is buying a 17% stake in Monster, the energy drink company, and the two will swap ownership of some brands.  More

Ferguson's economy: Tough times, but with signs of progress

Ferguson's economy has both a high poverty rate for many residents but some signs of economic success as well.  More

2 gun stores near Ferguson say sales are soaring

Guns and ammo are selling at a feverish pace in and around St. Louis as violent clashes continue between protesters and police in nearby Ferguson, Missouri.  More

ICYMI Oxford dictionary is updated: YOLO

The Oxford Dictionary publishers updated the iconic dictionary's online edition and published a list of new words.  More

Warren Buffett stock tops $200,000 a share

The Class A shares of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway hit the $200,000 milestone Thursday.  More

Hipster beer alert: Ballantine is coming back

Ballantine Ale is being revived by parent company Pabst Brewing. Pabst hopes to make a splash with hipsters who turned Pabst Blue Ribbon into a phenomenon.  More

Starbucks baristas to get schedule improvements

Following an article on the difficulties faced by one Starbucks employee, the coffee chain moves to improve its scheduling system to ease the burden on workers with children and college careers.  More

"Meet the Press:" Gregory out, Todd in

NBC named Chuck Todd the new host of "Meet the Press" on Thursday, beginning a revamp by network news managers who say they want the iconic program to be the "beating heart of politics."  More

Burger King ditches lower-calorie fries

Satisfries abandoned after one year at most of the chain's restaurants  More

Google snoops on Gmail to catch pedophiles

Police in Texas arrested a man last month for alleged child porn possession based on a tip from Google.  More

Mexico puts out the welcome mat for Big Oil

Mexico is opening up the its vast oil and gas reserves to private investment, ending a 76-year state monopoly.  More

K-Cup coffee prices rising 9%

Keurig Green Mountain becomes the latest coffee company to hike prices as wholesale coffee costs continue to rise.  More

Butterfly farm is a surprising job creator

Raising butterflies to sell to exhibits or to release at weddings and funerals is a viable business that's creating jobs for one Native American tribe in Oklahoma.  More

Western firms accuse China of intimidation

European companies have accused China of using "intimidation tactics" as part of an antitrust crackdown that has ensnared many big Western brands.  More

Ferguson police deny Anonymous' ID of alleged shooter

Ferguson police say the man Anonymous identified as the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown is not the shooter.  More

7 things you absolutely must know about corporate taxes

Politicians are concerned U.S. companies are trying to dodge their fair share of taxes. But the real problem is the outdated tax code. Here's a cheat sheet for sounding smart at your next Washington cocktail party.  More

Health care costs hit Wal-Mart profit

More Wal-Mart workers signing up for health care means lower profit. Playing catch-up on e-commerce also hurts the bottom line.  More

Apple bans toxic chemicals from manufacturing

Computer company IDs two newly prohibited toxins: benzane and n-hexane.  More

Putin factor snuffs out European growth

European growth evaporated in the second quarter, as Russian meddling in Ukraine helped send the German economy into reverse and France stagnated.  More

Cisco is laying off up to 8% of its employees

Cisco announced Wednesday it plans to lay off up to 6,000 employees in the coming months, or about 8% of its workforce.  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

Oregon has a bridge to sell you. Seriously

Because of its historic nature, county officials are taking bids in an attempt to save it from demolition.  More

Elon Musk's SpaceX sued for labor violations

Elon Musk's SpaceX is accused of breaking California labor laws. Lawsuits say the company made employees "work off the clock" and did not give them required rest breaks.  More

The 'Bill Ackman IPO': Hedge fund going public

Hard-charging activist hedge fund manger Bill Ackman wants to take one of his hedge funds public this year.  More

'As Seen On TV' company accused of fraud

New Jersey says Telebrands used 'unconscionable commercial practices' to sell customers products they didn't want.  More

Snowden and the American flag: His first big PR blunder?

Wired magazine's cover photo of Edward Snowden protectively clutching the flag is provocative -- but is it helpful to Snowden's cause?  More

These resume lies are whoppers

Most hiring professionals say they have caught lies on resumes and some are more creative than others.  More

'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

Beef Products Inc. says an uptick in sales of its beef filler product dubbed "pink slime" by critics means it can reopen one of its plants.  More

Kellogg's echoes rival in green initiative

Corn Flakes pledges to work with suppliers to ensure that more of its ingredients come from sustainable sources -- two weeks after General Mills announced similar measures.  More

This is the new USB connector - and it's reversible!

The new, reversible USB connector is ready to go to market.  More

$9 million claim against O.J. Simpson up for auction

Seventeen years after Ron Goldman's mother won a $9 million wrongful death judgment against O.J. Simpson, she is auctioning off the rights to the unpaid settlement.  More

Wages are falling in this booming economy

Britain's economy is growing faster than any other developed nation, but you wouldn't know it by looking at your pay packet.  More

Japan GDP growth collapses amid sales tax shock

Japan's economy suffered its worst contraction since 2011 in the second quarter after a sales tax hike went into effect.  More

The 5 best -- and worst -- airports for cell phone service

Research firm RootMetrics measured mobile service quality at America's 50 busiest airports for a new report.  More

How 4G speeds stack up at airports near you

Mobile industry research firm RootMetrics ranks America's 50 busiest airports on 4G speeds.  More

Amazon undercuts Square with new mobile credit card payments service

Amazon announces competitor to Square as it goes after credit card processing by small businesses.  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

Ex-MIT dean, son plead guilty to hedge fund scam

Gabriel Bitran and his son Marco told clients that they would invest their money using on a complex trading model devised by Gabriel at MIT, but instead invested with Bernie Madoff.  More

Oil tycoon could face record divorce judgment

Harold Hamm, billionaire founder of oil firm Continental Resources, could face the largest divorce judgment in history.  More

Candy Crush(ed): Stock drops 20%

Wall Street is souring on Candy Crush maker King Digital. Its latest revenues and player stats came in worse than anticipated.  More

How Ballmer's $2 billion Clippers deal could pay off

Ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer paying a record price for an NBA team seems crazy, but his timing couldn't be much better.  More

Your gun is lost in the mail? The government wants to know

There's no requirement to report guns stolen while they're being shipped, but the federal government wants to change that.  More

Robin Williams' legacy: A big heart for charity

Robin Williams leaves a legacy of working with dozens of charities. The USO, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital were just two of them.  More

Apple: mostly men, mostly white

Apple released a report on the diversity of its workforce Tuesday showing that it's mostly male and mostly white.  More

Banks are lending at a feverish pace

Did you hear the one about banks hoarding cash? It's not true. Banks are lending at the most rapid pace since the financial crisis.  More

The 'purse wars' are killing Kate Spade

Kate Spade may be seeing strong demand for its handbags, but investors are concerned about the company is discounting them too much.  More

Atlantic City's Revel Casino set to close

The Boardwalk Empire is crumbling: A fourth Atlantic City casino has announced its plans to close.  More

How to break into the white male 'PE' club

Private equity firms are notoriously white and male. Scholars for Educational Opportunity is trying to change that.  More

Government breaks up ring that circulated counterfeit $100s for 15 years

Charges announced for 13 defendants charged with passing at least $77 million of sophisticated bills.  More

12 fun cars for sale at Pebble Beach

These are a few of the most intriguing vehicles you can buy at this year's posh California car sales.  More

23 million Twitter users are fed by robots

About 8.5% of Twitter's 271 million users are actually not human.  More

Consumer Reports puts some dings in Tesla's reputation

The publication, which calls the Model S is the best car it ever tested, also admits it has had more than its share of minor problems.  More

Fast food chains reveal China suppliers

Chinese regulators have ordered restaurant chains to disclose their food suppliers and ingredients used after a major food safety scandal erupted in July.  More
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