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MasterCard officially enters the order-ahead app game

MasterCard launched its mobile payments app Qkr with its first US restaurant Thursday, but it's playing a long game.  More

AmEx rejected by Costco, JetBlue and Wall Street

American Express is the worst stock in the Dow this year. The company is being hurt by the strong dollar, and investors are worried about it losing key partners. But Warren Buffett is still a fan.  More

PepsiCo's 'Pure Leaf' brews growth for its tea business

PepsiCo dominates in the brewing fight over bottled teas.  More

Video startup Vessel raises $57.5 million

The investment, announced Friday in a blog post by Vessel CEO Jason Kilar, comes a few weeks after the service opened to the public.  More

Fearing United plane was hacked, FBI pulls security expert off flight

It sounded like Chris Roberts, a cybersecurity professional from Denver, was about to use his laptop to force the plane to deploy the emergency oxygen masks.  More

Earning $75,000, but living paycheck to paycheck

A survey found that households are spending too much on dining out and entertainment, which is keeping them from saving less than they should.  More

Verizon FIOS to let you pick and choose cable channels

Verizon FIOS to start offering 'Custom TV' service that lets customers pick packages of similar network offerings, a step towards a la carte service  More

McDonald's franchise owners are not loving it

A survey of McDonald's franchise owners shows they are not happy with the company's turnaround plan.  More

Instagram details when nipples are okay

Instagram has clarified its nudity policy, including when exactly nipples can be shown.  More

This country fines you for being unemployed

Losing your job comes with an extra sting if you live in Belarus.  More

These are the world's most powerful passports

A passport from a country on good diplomatic terms with its peers is a powerful tool, allowing holders to travel across borders with ease.  More

Bloomberg screens go dark worldwide

Thousands of Bloomberg screens went offline in banks around the world Friday leaving many traders without access to market data, news and dealing systems.  More

IBM warns Louisiana over 'religious freedom' bill

IBM has sent a letter to the governor of Louisiana warning that a pending religious freedom bill would create a hostile environment for the tech company's employees.  More

Oil job cuts keep coming: Schlumberger lays off 11,000

It's the second big layoff at Schlumberger this year. The oil services company cut 9,000 workers in January.  More

Roomba lawnmower angers astronomers

iRobot is developing a robotic lawnmower that could interfere with telescope signals, astronomers say.  More

Walmart fired 2,200 to fix the plumbing

Five Walmart stores across the country have been temporarily closed for repair. All workers were notified Monday that they would lose their job immediately.  More

United to offer free booze and 3-course meals on international flights

Travelers on international flights on United Airlines can expect a three-course meal in economy this summer, plus free beer and wine.  More

Gap between richest universities and the rest got wider

The richest schools are getting better returns on investments, most of the donations and hold most of the wealth held by the nation's schools.  More

Five things to know about Putin's Russia

An economic crisis, Western sanctions and a comeback currency: What's going on in Russia?  More

Why NBC's Richard Engel is telling a new story about Syria kidnapping

It's because of the Brian Williams controversy that Richard Engel's 2012 kidnapping in Syria is now under new scrutiny. Here's how the kidnapping story has changed.  More

'Star Wars' teaser sends Twitter into lightspeed

Fans went crazy for the latest teaser from Disney's "The Force Awakens" on Thursday.  More

Let's get this party started: Party City goes public

The IPO market has lots to celebrate today. It's only fitting that Party City is the life of the party.  More

Is Britain booming, or barely coping?

Britain grew faster than any other G7 economy last year. But the recovery is still not being felt by many people.  More

The Apple Watch won't be available on April 24

Apple has removed the April 24 launch date for the Apple Watch from its website.  More

Russia bans 'Child 44' serial killer movie

Russia has banned an American movie about a Soviet serial killer after officials said it was "historically inaccurate."  More

A better way to type on your smartphone

Want to type on a laptop? A tablet? A smartphone? A smartwatch? Here's the fastest way to enter text on all of them.  More

Bill O'Reilly 'surprised' by attack on his credibility

Bill O'Reilly says he was an 'idiot' to not expect questions about his credibility.  More

Elizabeth Warren: Tax the banks

Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to close loopholes in the tax code that she says encourage big banks to behave badly.  More

Why Netflix will have a tough time in China

Netflix wants to get into China. Here are three reasons why that's going to be a huge headache.  More

Ben Bernanke joins hedge fund Citadel

Ben Bernanke will advise Chicago hedge fund Citadel on monetary and economic policy.  More

Her student debt was wiped after someone heard her story

Rhea Shannon lost her Dad to the war in Afghanistan, and was facing a $54,000 student loan bill. Barely two hours after CNNMoney told her story, she got a phone call from an angel offering to help get it wiped away.  More

GM shielded from ignition lawsuits by bankruptcy rule

A judge has ruled that the automaker won't face hundreds of lawsuits from a faulty ignition problem tied to 84 deaths.  More

U.S. could be energy independent within four years

The boom in U.S. oil and natural gas production could mean U.S. will export more energy than it imports as soon as 2019.  More

Gyrocopter pilot spoke with Tampa Bay Times before landing on Capitol

Gyrocopter pilot spoke with Tampa Bay Times reporter before setting off for the U.S. Capitol  More

Netflix wows Wall Street with strong subscriber growth

The streaming service added 5 million new members ending the first quarter of 2015.  More

Holy SmokeShack! Shake Shack is a well-done stock

Shake Shack stock is sizzling. But the stock isn't as appetizing as its burgers. It looks insanely overvalued.  More

ECB President Mario Draghi attacked by protester

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi was attacked by a protester Wednesday during the bank's regular briefing for journalists in Frankfurt.  More

Delta to cut international flights

Even though Delta reported a profit and said lower fuel prices are a big plus, the airline still plans to cut some international flights later this year due to the strong dollar.  More

Campaign ads get negative right away

Study shows that 96% of TV ads so far in 2016 presidential campaign have been negative.  More

A hacker stole our $3,500 tax refund

Eric and Lauren Oxford's $3,500 IRS refund was stolen, and it will take months for them to get the money.  More

Why these workers have joined the fight for $15 an hour

Hundreds of low-paid workers kick off national day of protest  More

This is nutty: Kind Bars are full of fat but healthy?

Kind says its snack bars are healthy, despite the FDA's warning letter requiring the bars to remove their 'healthy' labels.  More

FBI looking into whether ex-CIA and FBI officials' info was hacked

The FBI in investigating an Internet post made Monday that allegedly revealed the home addresses of current and former top CIA, FBI and DHS officials.  More

Google under siege: Europe wants blood

The European Union has charged Google with violating antitrust laws by favoring its own shopping search results over rivals, a move that could result in a fine of up to $6 billion.  More

U.S. runs out of investor visas again as Chinese flood program

The United States has depleted its annual supply of EB-5 immigrant investor visas for the second year in a row after a huge wave of applications from rich Chinese.  More

OPEC pumps up output in fight for market share

OPEC has chalked up its biggest monthly increase in production in nearly four years as the cartel fights to maintain market share despite the price slump.  More

China's economic growth drops to slowest pace since 2009

China's economy has dropped to its lowest quarterly growth pace since 2009, increasing pressure on the central government to roll out economic stimulus plans.  More

U.S. fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million

The Department of Education found that the for-profit college was misrepresenting job placement rates for graduates.  More

Mark Zuckerberg only works 50 to 60 hours a week

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg works fewer hours than the typical CEO, but he says that 'depends on what you count as work.'  More

HBO to Periscope: please monitor for people who are stealing our shows

People using Periscope to illicitly stream HBO's "Game of Thrones" to their friends are now on notice — literally.  More

Southwest plane seats are getting wider

Redesigned seats on new Boeing 737s will roll out in mid-2016 that offers wider seats and extra legroom.  More

How Grumpy Cat makes her millions

Grumpy Cat has millions of social media followers, shots of her famous frown go viral, and fans clamor to catch a glimpse. Face it: Grumpy Cat is a celebrity, and guess what? She makes more money than you do!  More

These workers are striking for $15 an hour

Tens of thousands of low-wage workers are expected to go on strike Wednesday in what labor activists are calling the biggest push yet to demand wages of at least $15 an hour.  More

CEO takes 90% pay cut to give workers huge raise

Dan Price, CEO of Seattle payment processing firm, cutting his pay from nearly $1 million to $70,000 so that his lowest paid worker can also get $70,000.  More

Netflix introduces audio descriptions for visually impaired

Visually impaired Netflix viewers now have option to hear what's happening on screen.  More

You aren't spending enough to boost economy

Retail sales finally bounced back in March. But the gains were not as big as economists expected. Consumers still aren't spending ... and that will hurt economic growth for the first quarter.  More

This Indian city has the world's worst air

While the world has grown accustomed to images of near-apocalyptic pollution in Beijing, the world's worst air can be found in New Delhi.  More

U.S. economy still on track for best year since 2005

Despite a poor start to the year the U.S. economy should still expand by 3% in 2015 but slower emerging markets will drag on global growth, according to the International Monetary Fund.  More

Nokia closing in on deal to buy Alcatel-Lucent

Finnish telecommunications company Nokia has confirmed it is trying to buy French competitor Alcatel-Lucent.  More

Sign of the times: Hillary goes to Chipotle, not McDonald's

Hillary Clinton's trip to Chipotle is telling, both for presidential politics and the dining world. Bill used to stop at McDonald's.  More

Nate Silver to Vox: Stop 'stealing' my charts

FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver says Vox.com steals charts from other sources 'all the time.'  More

Apple bans selfie sticks

Apple has outlawed selfie sticks at its upcoming WWDC developers conference.  More

The Sean Hannity primary: Fox host has a lock on Republican candidates

It's becoming a reliably consistent routine, if not a requirement, for Republicans seeking their party's presidential nomination: launch a White House bid, then sit down with Sean Hannity.  More

Nearly 1 million new malware threats released every day

A new report from internet security firm Symantec provides an alarming picture of how difficult it's becoming for computer users to stay safe online.  More

The rocket built to take down Elon Musk

Boeing and Lockheed Martin's Vulcan rocket is designed to compete with SpaceX.  More

Pepsi to replace Coke as NBA's official sponsor

Pepsi is expected to announce a new partnership with the NBA, replacing Coke as the basketball association's exclusive food and beverage sponsor.  More

Nine things to know about legal pot

Rules are still hazy about where you can buy pot and who can smoke. It gets more complicated for those who want to sell it. Here's what you need to know.  More

China is poised to report worst growth since the financial crisis

China looks set to report its worst quarterly growth since the financial crisis, according to a CNNMoney survey of economists.  More

Watch a chimp knock down a drone

On Friday, a zoo in the Netherlands posted a video showing an annoyed chimpanzee knocking a drone to the ground.  More

Why everybody's talking about Hillary Clinton's new logo

Hillary Clinton's new logo controversy is the most surprising part of her campaign for president.  More

Saudi Arabia boosts military spending to record level

Saudi Arabia boosted its military budget by 17% to nearly $81 billion in 2014, the biggest increase among the world's top defense spenders.  More

How hackers spied on Asia for a decade

A group of hackers with suspected ties to Beijing has spent the past decade targeting rival governments, journalists and companies across Asia, according to a new report.  More

The 'Hillary beat': Who's covering Clinton

Long before Hillary Clinton became an official candidate, she had certainly been covered like one. Who's who on the Hillary beat.  More

HBO still hasn't heard from Scientology lawyers for 'Going Clear'

'Everybody's entitled to their own opinion, but they're not entitled to their own facts,' HBO CEO Richard Plepler said in an interview with CNNMoney this week.  More

Revenge porn could get you two years in jail in England

Posting revenge porn will land people in jail for two years in England and Wales, after a new law went into effect.  More

9 states side with Corinthian College 'debt strikers'

Nine attorneys general are urging the government to forgive the federal loans thousands of students borrowed to attend Corinthian College.  More

Sprint now makes house calls to upgrade your cell phone

Sprint will come to your house and give you a new cell phone.  More

'The Hand That Feeds' details nasty food fight for rights

A new documentary shines a light on the York food industry and how a group of undocumented workers united to fight deplorable conditions.  More

BuzzFeed reposts deleted Dove article

A day after deleted an article, BuzzFeed reinstated the piece along with a brief note.  More

Donald Trump: I don't want T-Mobile in my hotels

Donald Trump got tied up in an epic Twitter war with T-Mobile CEO John Legere.  More

Rand Paul launches attack website on Hillary Clinton

Rand Paul has launched LibertyNotHillary.com, a site and social media campaign dedicated to his opposition of Clinton.  More

'Game of Thrones': First four episodes leaked

The first four episodes of Game of Thrones have been leaked online despite HBO's attempts to combat rampant piracy.  More

Brian Grazer and Ron Howard working on space series with Elon Musk

Brian Grazer tells CNNMoney that he is working on a mini-series about Elon Musk's space ambitions.  More

Nuclear worries stop Intel from selling chips to Chinese supercomputers

The U.S. government says China is using supercomputers for "nuclear explosive activities," so Intel can't sell them chips anymore.  More

BMW's 'Mini' to unveil augmented reality driving goggles in China

Augmented Vision goggles provide navigation displays and allow drivers to see through their own cars.  More

Ban 'killer robots' now

Killer robots should be banned before it's too late, says a report by Human Rights Watch and Harvard Law School.  More

Who needs McDonald's? Russia to launch its own national fast food chain

Russia is looking into investing nearly 1 billion rubles ($19 million) into a national network of restaurants to rival Western fast food companies.  More

'Star Wars,' Marvel, and 'Game of Thrones' cut the cord this weekend

Popular brands like "Star Wars," Marvel, "Game of Thrones" cut the cord all in the same weekend.  More

Rand Paul gets scolded by Fox News hosts

A top Republican ensnared in a media controversy might expect to find shelter from Fox News. But that hasn't been the case for Senator Rand Paul, whose presidential campaign rollout has been mired with questions about his temperament.  More

Apple Watch debuts with sparse crowds

The Apple Watch is officially here! Kinda ... Customers are now able to order the smartwatch online, or try one on at select Apple stores.  More

Gillette shows off 'Avenger' razors for an 'Iron Man' beard

Gillette says its teaming up with the fictional Stark Industries on a line of razors inspired by Marvel's "The Avengers."  More

In wake of South Carolina, a boom for police cameras

The stocks of Digital Ally and Taser are spiking as more police departments want to equip police with body cameras.  More

Opinion: Want to save Social Security? Embrace Latinos

From 2000-2010 the population of Latino children increased by 4.8 million, while white children decreased by 4.3 million. Were it not for Latinos, the nation's population of children would have declined.  More

Google doesn't care where you went to college

Laszlo Bock, Google's Head of People Operations, says experience has taught him that it's not just the Ivy Leagues, but that there's exceptional kids at many other places, from state schools in California to New York.  More

Aaron Hernandez judge bars TV photographer from trial

Judge Susan Garsh for the Aaron Hernandez trial called WHDH to testify or be barred from the court.  More

Stephen King is a Tesla fan

The horror novelist Stephen King boasted on Twitter about taking his Tesla to a dragstrip, reaching 60 miles per hour in four seconds.  More

Recall victim: GM shouldn't get a tax break from settlement

Family members of those killed due to the faulty General Motors ignition switch are objecting to the fact that the automaker is getting a tax deduction for the payments it is making in the case.  More

Norah O'Donnell seen as Bob Schieffer's possible successor

No concrete decision about Bob Schieffer's "Face the Nation" successor has been made, but speculation is centering around Norah O'Donnell.  More

Europe can breathe as Greece makes a crucial payment

Greece has made a crucial payment to the International Monetary Fund on Thursday, the Greek finance ministry confirmed.  More

Dimon: New crisis coming, regs will make it worse

JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon says regulations designed to make the financial system safer could make it harder for banks to respond in a crisis.  More

Walgreens shutters 200 U.S. stores

In wake of acquisition of European drugstore chain Alliance Boots, Walgreens plans to scale back U.S. operations in cost-cutting move.  More

New study shows racial differences in teen online habits

Pew Research report says black and Hispanic teens are more active users of the Internet than white teens.  More

A historic Summit of the Americas - Opinion

This week Panama will host the Summit of the Americas, where for the first time President Barack Obama will be in the same room as Cuba's Raul Castro. In this Op-Ed, Isabel Saint Malo, Panama's Vice President and Foreign Minister addresses the opportunities that are opening up in Latin America, the thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba and the challenge of political and economic regional cooperation.  More

Boston Globe's calls to spare Marathon Bomber sparks outcry

The editorial board of the newspaper says that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should not be killed.  More

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is back as CEO

Zynga founder Mark Pincus is back as CEO. Don Mattrick is out.  More

Apple expects Apple Watch to sell out Friday

Apple Watch hits stores Friday and Apple expects pre-orders of the device to sell out.  More

Oops. Apple's diverse emoji turn into aliens

A bug in the new Apple iOS 8.3. displays the new racially diverse emoji as aliens to some users.  More

U.K. Election: Why Europe matters to Britain

Britain's future in the world's biggest trading bloc may soon be thrown into doubt because May's election could lead to a vote on membership of the European Union.  More

Xiaomi sold 2 million smartphones in a single day

Xiaomi won a Guinness World Record for selling the most number of mobile phones in one day.  More

Legendary CBS anchor Bob Schieffer to retire this summer

After a nearly 50 year career with CBS News, "Face the Nation" anchor Bob Schieffer announced on Wednesday that we would be stepping down from his post this summer.  More

Jon Stewart on Rolling Stone: 'I'll fire them'

Jon Stewart says that if no one has the guts to fire the people at Rolling Stone, then he'll do it himself.  More

Forget GDP. These nations are doing better than the U.S.

The United States might be the world's biggest economy, but when it comes to social progress, things are not looking so rosy.  More

Hong Kong stocks soar as investors flood market

Boom! Hong Kong stocks have surged over the past two days, as investors flood the market with wads of cash.  More

Facebook Messenger is now a standalone web app

Facebook has created a standalone Messenger website.  More

Google wants to protect you from spoilers

That seems appropriate, given that Google search results are where so many users stumble on plot twists and surprise endings.  More

Home health care workers sue employers for back pay

Home health care workers in Washington, D.C., file a class-action lawsuit, claiming they were not paid the hourly wage they were entitled to and were denied overtime and sick days in violation of the law.  More

Fed rate hike reverse: September now more likely

The Fed's committee members seem concerned about the dollar's pressure on the U.S. economy, according to minutes from its March meeting released Wednesday.  More

YouTube without ads? Yes, for a price

YouTube is officially laying the groundwork for an ad-free version of the video site. The catch is that viewers will have to pay for it.  More

NFL names first female official

National Football League hires Sarah Thomas from its development program to become league's first female official.  More

ABC's David Muir on Brian Williams' woes: 'I wouldn't wish it on anyone'

ABC News anchor David Muir makes his first public comments on the controversy over rival anchor Brian Williams of NBC News.  More

Tesla introduces new $75,000 car: the Model S 70D

Tesla's new entry-level car, the Model S 70D, is $5,000 more than the current Model S, which is being removed from the lineup.  More

Pope Francis is media moguls' dream interview

Everyone from BuzzFeed's Ben Smith to CBS News' Scott Pelley dream of interviewing the Pope.  More

HBO chief says password sharing is not a big problem

It's an amusing idea that gets a lot of media attention, but HBO's CEO says password sharing isn't actually all that common.  More

This is the fastest cell phone network ever

Nokia has announced a 5G cellular network technology capable of speeds 40 times faster than 4G.  More

Ben Bernanke's new book talks of 'moral courage'

The former Chairman of the Federal Reserve has a new book coming out in October.  More

Rand Paul accuses 'Today' anchor of 'editorializing'

Rand Paul gives 'Today' show host Savannah Guthrie a lesson in how to do an interview.  More

Auburn University exposed its students' Social Security numbers

Auburn University just had a data breach. It exposed its students' names, physical addresses, birthdays, SSNs and academic information.  More

Female finalists to be the new face of the $20 bill

A group pushing to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill has narrowed it down to four candidates: Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller.  More

Would you wear a tracker to get an insurance discount?

Life insurance company John Hancock is offering a discount -- if you're willing to wear a fitness tracker and give up your personal data.  More

This NFL player used connections as bait for Ponzi scheme

The SEC says former NY Giants and Miami Dolphins cornerback Will Allen ran a Ponzi scheme that claimed to make short-term loans to professional athletes.  More

Rand Paul sounds like Frank Underwood on jobs

Senator Rand Paul and the fictional President Underwood sound very similar on their jobs plans.  More

You'll actually want to tap these smartphone ads

A new kind of advertising technology transforms mobile ads into coupons that can be saved directly to Apple Passbook or Google Wallet.  More

Surface 3: A tiny PC that gets the job done

Microsoft's Surface 3 has a unique combination of price, design quality and thinness that make it stand out.  More

Blue Bell expands ice cream recall over listeria concerns

Blue Bell Creameries recalls Banana Pudding and six other flavors of ice cream made at a Oklahoma plant where ice cream contaminated with listeria was found.  More

Shell inks $70B deal as Big Oil gets even bigger

Rock-bottom energy prices appear to have triggered their usual response from oil companies: A wave of tie-ups that make the biggest producers even bigger.  More

China's taxman is coming for Alibaba

China stands to collect billions of dollars in taxes from Alibaba insiders who can now sell their shares for the first time since the Chinese tech firm's record-breaking market debut last September.  More

Greece: Germany owes us 279 billion euros

The Greek government claims Germany owes it 279 billion euros, or roughly $300 billion, for war reparations.  More

China declares war on 'forbidden game' of golf

Chinese President Xi Jinping's latest anti-corruption target is golf, a game that has a long and complicated history in the the country.  More

Bruce Jenner interview airing April 24 with Diane Sawyer

The entertainment world has been abuzz for months about Bruce Jenner's apparent gender transition. Now it sounds like Jenner is ready to talk.  More

What Rand Paul's flat tax plan would look like

The new presidential candidate's proposal for a one-rate tax system will be a key hallmark of his campaign.  More

The best paid women's coach is a man - UConn's Geno Auriemma

UConn's Geno Auriemma, is not only one of the most successful women's coaches in college sports, he's by far the best paid.  More

Kansas wants to ban welfare recipients from buying...

Kansas lawmakers approve a bill that would prevent residents from spending state aid at theme parks, swimming pools, tattoo parlors and race tracks.  More

Starbucks to give workers a full ride for college

Starbucks workers can earn a bachelors degree on the company's dime at Arizona State University Online.  More

Andy Lack is back at NBC News. Here's what tops his agenda

From the Brian Williams controversy to the changing landscape of the news industry, NBC's Andy Lack has his hands full.  More

Rand Paul is first presidential candidate to accept donations in Bitcoin

Rand Paul is running for president, and he's accepting political donations in Bitcoin. That totally makes sense.  More

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