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A cheapskate's guide to tech

From ebooks to phone service, here are some tips for living your digital life on the cheap.  More

Apple sells 10 million iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Pluses

Apple sold a record number of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones during the first weekend.  More

German giants spend $25 billion to buy U.S. rivals

European companies just can't get enough of their U.S. rivals: two German firms splash $25 billion in cash for drugs and energy companies.  More

Ravens spend 'six figures' on Ray Rice jersey swap

7,000 Ravens fans traded Ray Rice jerseys for one with another player's name. The team gave vouchers after it ran out of replacement jerseys.  More

Climate protesters to 'flood' Wall Street on Monday

As world leaders gather in New York for talks on climate change, hundreds of protesters are expected to target Wall Street Monday to agitate for the environment in a campaign called #FloodWallStreet.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

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

P&G pulls out of NFL breast cancer campaign

P&G, a major NFL sponsor, will still contribute $100,000 to fight breast cancer but won't be part of the league's events next month.  More

GM recalls 205,000 Cadillacs, Impalas

The automaker is recalling Cadillac XTS and Chevrolet Impalas because of a problem with the electronic parking brake arm.  More

For rich people, mortgages are getting cheaper and easier

Big pocketed borrowers are paying lower average rates on jumbo loans and lenders are now requiring down payments of just 10% -- and, in some cases, waiving the mortgage insurance, too.  More

What will make stocks go even higher?

The market keeps going up and up. These 3 factors could lift it further.  More

The fight against Ebola is grossly underfunded

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given more money than many western nations.  More

Say Aloha to Larry Ellison's Hawaiian island

Now that Larry Ellison has stepped down as CEO of Oracle, he may be spending more time on his Hawaiian island of Lana'i.  Play

Post-it note eating insider trader pleads guilty

Law enforcement officials say Frank Tamayo was the middleman in a $5.6 million insider trading scheme that involved him eating pieces of paper to cover up the crime.  More

Digital tip jar coming to a coffee shop near you

DipJar is the latest step in the evolution away from cash.  More

Oracle's Larry Ellison steps down as CEO

He founded the company that would become Oracle in 1977. He's worth over $50 billion dollars. Now Larry Ellison is stepping down as the company's CEO.  Play

Alibaba's Jack Ma: My hero is Forrest Gump

The CEO of one of the hottest companies right now got a lot of inspiration from a 1994 movie.  More

What's for breakfast? Not cereal anymore

Cereal makers like General Mills, Kellogg and Post are all suffering as people shift what they're eating for breakfast.  More

An Amazon-Alibaba deal? It's possible

Amazon shares pop Friday after Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma indicates he's be open to a joint venture with Amazon  More

Boom: Alibaba surges 38% in huge IPO debut

Alibaba, the biggest IPO to ever hit Wall Street, made a huge splash in its debut on Friday.  More

Larry Ellison: Billionaire with the shiniest toys

It's really good to be Larry Ellison. The Oracle founder is stepping down as CEO, so maybe he'll have more time to enjoy his glamorous life.  More

Will Yahoo use Alibaba cash to buy AOL?

Yahoo finally hit the Alibaba IPO jackpot. Will it take some of the cash it's getting from selling part of its Alibaba stake to buy AOL? Or maybe an online ad tech firm?  More

Russian brewer buys Pabst Blue Ribbon

Oasis Beverages promises not to tinker with Pabst beer.  More

Peterson, Rice frustrate fantasy football owners

Some fantasy football hobbyists are sweating now that star running back Adrian Peterson is benched until his child abuse legal issues are resolved.  Play

Wall Street nabs Alibaba, but hot startups are going elsewhere

Bankers advising Alibaba on its IPO aren't charging top dollar, but they are thrilled for whatever fees they can get. That's because high-profile startups are shunning IPOs, turning to private investors for cash.  More

Scotland should avoid Quebec's fate

Scotland's clear rejection of independence has eased fears that it could suffer the kind of decline seen in Quebec after it failed to break away from Canada.  More

VA hikes top pay for doctors by $20,000 to $35,000

Doctors who passed on a career at the VA because of pay will soon have a reason to give the agency a second look.  More

Lines for Apple's iPhone 6 are insane

Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus went on sale Friday, with fans lining up for hours outside Apple Stores around the world.  More

As open enrollment nears, Obamacare website still isn't totally safe

Healthcare.gov, the Obamacare website, still is plagued with bugs and lacks security.  More

Oops! Retailer hails independent Scotland

Online furniture retailer Made was in such a hurry to win business in a new Scotland, it pushed out the wrong email to customers.  More

Cuts to education and nutrition to hurt kids

Federal spending is projected to grow by more than $1.4 trillion over the next decade, but only 2% will be dedicated to spending on programs for children, and then only in health.  More

China drives global diamond jewelery sales to $79 billion

Global diamond jewelery sales hit a record of $79 billion last year, driven by Chinese consumer demand.  More

U.K. markets rally as Scotland votes to stay

Investors breathed a deep sigh of relief Friday as Scotland voted to stay in the United Kingdom, averting months of turmoil that would have hurt the economy.  More

It's official: Alibaba prices at $68

Alibaba officially secured its place in history as the largest U.S.-listed IPO of all time. The company will be worth $168 billion.  More

China fines GlaxoSmithKline nearly $500 million for bribery

British drug giant GlaxoSmithKline has been convicted of bribery in China and slapped with nearly half a billion in fines.  More

Rupert Murdoch stays quiet on Scotland vote

Everyone seems to have an opinion - but not the media mogul.  More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

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

Home Depot: 56 million cards exposed in breach

Attack is not the largest in history but it is bigger than the Target hack of late last year.  More

Larry Ellison stepping down as Oracle CEO

Oracle founder Larry Ellison will become chairman of the board after stepping down as its chief executive.  More

Yum Brands' cultural snafu forces logo change

The restaurant's red star logo was controversial among the Vietnamese-American community  More

Wal-Mart holiday hiring lags rivals

The retailer is adding 10% more workers this holiday season than it did last year, but rival Kohl's is hiring more.  More

Alibaba is getting a social media lovefest

Are investors getting too excited for the big Alibaba IPO?  More

NFL's biggest sponsor backs Roger Goodell

PepsiCo CEO Nooyi says Goodell is man of integrity and she's confident he'll do the right thing to deal with domestic violence crisis.  More

Apple says iOS 8 will shield your data from police

Apple says new operating system for iPhone and iPad won't allow it to bypass your password to get data - even if police have warrant.  More

Tim Cook didn't address Apple's real privacy problem

Apple says it has addressed customers' privacy concerns. But its security record says otherwise.  More

Elon Musk: From space race to space war

Rachel Crane talks with SpaceX's Elon Musk about his company's recent NASA contract and the brewing battle with Boeing.  Play

Why NASA is turning to Elon Musk

NASA has turned over the shuttle program to two companies, Boeing and Elon Musk's SpaceX. The agency wants to pursue something far sexier.  More

Who's getting rich off the stock market?

Only 49% of Americans have any money in stocks at all. Wealthy, white, college-educated individuals are the most likely to invest.  More

Alibaba IPO means a big payday for Jack Ma

Alibaba founder Jack Ma could earn as much as $867 million from his company's market debut.  More

Easy Rider's chopper is up for auction

The bike's owner is hoping for a $1 million price  More

Why Caterpillar must compete in China

CEO Doug Oberhelman says China, as the largest construction equipment market in the world, is a 'huge opportunity' for Caterpillar.  Play

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

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

Pier 1 Imports shares fall 11%

Profit was nearly cut in half for Pier 1 Imports during the most recent quarter.  More

Breast implant shortage in Venezuela

Breast implants and other medical supplies are the most recent items on a long list of scarce products in Venezuela.  More

Judging by inflation, it's good to be American

U.S. inflation came in below expectations. That's good news for Americans and certainly a lot better than what's happening in Europe, Japan and Argentina.  More

Apple's HealthKit launch derailed by bug

Apple's new HealthKit platform, set for release in conjunction with the new iOS8, has been delayed by a bug.  More

Anheuser-Busch has harsh words for the NFL

Anheuser-Busch expressed disappointment with the NFL today, marking a turning point in the league's relationship with sponsors amid several controversies. Will more bad press make the companies put the money where their mouths are?  Play

Adrian Peterson causes chaos for fantasy football

The Adrian Peterson scandal is a big headache in the lucrative world of fantasy sports.  More

Labor gets rare South win at American Airlines

Communications Workers wins right to represent 9,000 customer service agents at nation's largest airline, and most are based in the South.  More

Peterson will get $691,176.50 a week not to play

Despite the Vikings announcing that star running back won't be with the team while dealing with child abuse charges, he'll continue to be paid.  More

A BlackBerry ... designed by Porsche

Porsche and BlackBerry have collaborated on the design of a new smartphone.  More

FedEx, Kohls going on a holiday hiring binge

FedEx and Kohl's both announce plans to ramp up hiring this holiday season, one day after UPS unveiled a major hiring binge.  More

Holder: Pay Wall Street whistleblowers more

Attorney General Eric Holder wants to amend U.S. law to raise the amount that whistleblowers receive for sharing information with law enforcement. It's currently capped at $1.6 million.  More

California OKs first tests of self-driving cars

Audi, Google get green lights from the state best known for automobiles.  More

Ready for the Fed? Watch these two words

When will the Fed raise rates? It all depends on whether the phrase 'considerable time' is or isn't in the Fed's statement.  More

IOS 8 is coming: Should you get it?

IPhone and iPad owners rejoice! iOS 8 is coming today.  More

What next if Scotland votes yes?

A split would cause a lot of uncertainty, pricey borrowing, and a currency conundrum. Harvard Economist Ken Rogoff explains the risks to Christine Romans over Scottish ale.  Play

U.K.'s expensive rebranding job if Scotland breaks away

If Scotland votes to break away from the United Kingdom, the remaining nations -- England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- will face the tough task of rebranding.  More

Peter Thiel: Apple Pay isn't a breakthrough

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, says 'for payments companies to take-off you need to come up with something that's vastly better than the next best thing.'  Play

Occupy abolishes $4 million in other people's student loan debt

Occupy Wall Street offshoot Strike Debt says it has abolished nearly $4 million in private student loan debt for students who attended Everest College, part of Corinthian Colleges.  More

Hong Kong tycoon buys 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms

One of Hong Kong's flashiest tycoons has purchased 30 Rolls-Royce Phantoms in a single go.  More

Boeing, SpaceX win private space race

Rachel Crane explains NASA's commercial crew contract competition and what it means for the future of space travel.  Play

Billionaire boom: Where the money is now

This year, there were 155 people became billionaires, according to a new report. Here's a look into the life of a typical billionaire.  More

Stocks: 6 things to know before the open

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

Top 20 colleges with most billionaire alumni

These schools count the most number of billionaires as undergraduate alumni.  More

Wal-Mart caught charging New Yorkers more for Coke than advertised

Some Wal-Mart employees falsely told customers Coke was more expensive in New York because of a sugar tax.  More

Running back losing big endorsements

Adrian Peterson has lost one of his most significant endorsement deals over child abuse allegations.  More

Billionaire Peter Thiel tells Apple: Innovate more

The founder of PayPal thinks the U.S. is in for years of stagnation if he doesn't innovate more.  More

Anheuser-Busch criticizes NFL: 'We are not satisfied'

Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL's biggest sponsors, says it is disappointed with how the league has handled recent controversies.  More
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