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After T-Mobile's poorly received promotion intended to tempt BlackBerry users to switch to new iPhones, the company is doubling down on its commitment to the dwindling but passionate Blackberry faithful — to the tune of hundreds of dollars.
The largest U.S. jewelry chain on Wednesday decided to put a ring on its much smaller rival, creating a $6 billion jewelry juggernaut with expansive reach in North America.
Satisfaction with Internet retailers dropped significantly last year, colored by weather-delayed holiday shipping, a report finds.
Toy maker Infantino is recalling 191,000 teething toys sold at Target because a child could potentially choke on them.The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday that parents should stop using the Go Gaga Squeeze & Teethe CoCo the Monkey toys.
Pre-retirees are often positioned to fund their nest eggs as never before. Financial planning experts explain how.
To understand Facebook’s $16 billion purchase of WhatsApp, zoom out — way out.The social network’s monster purchase of a messaging app with 450 million members (and growing) isn't about conquering mobile. It's about conquering the world.
Los Angeles got the first of a new kind of commuter train Thursday that can automatically hit the brakes to avoid a crash or collision, even if the engineer isn't paying attention.The $216.
The office of Detroit's state-appointed emergency manager Kevyn Orr says the blueprint for the city's restructuring through and after bankruptcy is expected to be filed Friday in federal court.Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes had set a March 1 deadline for the long-awaited plan of adjustment.
The Porsche 911 GT3 is one smokin' hot sports car. Unfortunately, two of the $130,000 cars were a little too hot and burst into flames.
It's a very real machine for a virtual currency.On Thursday, startup Robocoin was unveiling a bitcoin ATM in Austin, Texas -- the first of at least seven it plans to operate in the United States by May.
Winning on Wall Street means staying focused, coordinating the moving parts of small teams, countering rivals who are trying to edge you out of the money, and setting yourself up for the best chance to close the deal.That also happens to be what it takes to win in Olympic curling.
Companies everywhere are increasingly vulnerable to cybercrime, but U.S. companies appear to be even more threatened than most, says a new report.According to PricewaterhouseCooper's 2014 Global Economic Crime Survey, U.S.
Wal-Mart Stores on Thursday reported a lower profit for the holiday quarter as comparable sales in the United States declined again.The world's largest retailer had warned in January that the rough winter and cuts in the food stamps program would hurt its profits.
Dairy analysts estimate store milk prices could go up 60 cents in March, reaching their highest ever."The cupboards are dry," said dairy economist Mary Ledman.Blame cheese. Short supply pushed cheese to a new peak in January, going from $1.80 to $2.36 a block.
With three mergers totaling more than $110 billion in just the past week, 2014 could be the year of the megamerger, as cash-rich companies hunt for growth in a sluggish economy.The latest deal was Facebook's surprise bid for WhatsApp for $16.4 billion, or $19 billion when including restricted stock.
Stocks closed higher on Thursday, with the Dow putting on nearly 100 points and the S&P 500 closing in on a record high, as investors seemed to shrug off a mixed bag of economic and earnings reports.
Dana Giacchetto, a disgraced former money manager whose extensive fraud was featured on CNBC's "American Greed," is allegedly back to his old tricks.The so-called 'stockbroker to the stars' was charged Thursday with two counts of financial fraud in a Manhattan court.
Stocks rose tentatively on Thursday following weaker-than-expected earnings from Wal-Mart and economic reports showing jobless claims dipped, but consumer prices inched up.
If your travel videos have been looking a little flat lately, it may be time to consider a new angle. Strap your camera to one of the new, lightweight drones now available and you can join the ranks of travelers who are discovering that the sky really is the limit.
Like most couples, Daniel Reeves and Bethany Soule fight. Unlike most, they solve their spats with dollars.When a chore comes up neither wants to do, they put their hands behind their back and think of how much they'd pay the other to do it.