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Amazon.com Inc unveiled a $10 credit-card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses on Wednesday.
Forget the World Cup and March Madness, participation in Fantasy Football is estimated to cost the U.S. economy $14 billion in lost productivity.
Stocks slipped in light volume trading on Tuesday for the first time in three sessions as developments in Ukraine and Russia rattled investors.
Fifty-eight percent of hiring managers say they have caught a lie on a resume, according to a Harris Poll.
Filling up the tank costs less these days, and the price is expected to keep dropping into next year.
Tate Britain is inviting art fans to a night at the museum — though robots, not T. rexes, will be roaming this time.
A major creditor is objecting to Detroit's debt restructuring plan, saying it should be scrapped before the bankruptcy trial begins next week.
Heavy birds like geese are believed to avoid long grasses because they fear predators might be hiding within.
It's estimated that 40 percent of grain in developing countries is lost in storage, usually to a combination of heat and moisture.
A collection of 1870s baseball memorabilia - signatures and rare cards from Boston Red Stockings players - has been appraised at $1 million.
Forget your toothpaste? Need more towels? Staff at some hotels can now dispatch a robot butler to fulfill guest requests at any time, day or night.
People who come of age in a recession are less likely to develop narcissistic tendencies, or an egotistical preoccupation common among successful CEOs.
Robin Williams leaves behind a legacy of Hollywood success that spanned decades and generated billions of dollars.
Stocks were mixed at the opening on Tuesday amid concerns about developments in Iraq and the standoff between Ukraine and Russia.
Two court rulings may have finally marked the end of college athletes as amateurs, and break down the economic stranglehold on student athletics.
Sales of jeans dropped 6 percent last year, worrying some manufacturers and prompting fashion houses to come up with other ways of using denim.
Stocks squeezed out gains on Monday in light-volume trading as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.
NASCAR star Tony Stewart is unlikely to lose sponsors following a race in which his car hit and killed a driver walking on the track.