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Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 08:06 AM PDT

Volkswagen to Pay $2.8 Billion in US Diesel Emissions Scandal

Volkswagen to Pay $2.8 Billion in US Diesel Emissions Scandal

A federal judge has approved a $2.8 billion criminal penalty against Volkswagen for cheating on diesel emissions tests. District Judge Sean Cox approved deal and fine — the largest ever levied by the U.S....

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:35 AM PDT

Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores

Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores

Bebe expects to close all of its brick-and-mortar locations by the end of May, the clothing retailer said in a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The chain had previously said it was...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 04:16 PM PDT

Airbnbs in Richmond Will Soon Be Subject to Hotel Tax

Airbnbs in Richmond Will Soon Be Subject to Hotel Tax

Those who stay at an Airbnb in Richmond will be required to pay a 10 percent occupancy tax starting on June 1.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:01 AM PDT

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed...

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 08:07 AM PDT

MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor

MasterCard Rolls Out Cards With Fingerprint Sensor

MasterCard is testing payment cards with fingerprint sensors in South Africa and hopes to roll it out to the rest of the world by the end of the year, the company said Thursday. The technology works in the same...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 06:00 PM PDT

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

Green Initiatives of Top Companies

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in.

Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 10:42 AM PDT

Laid-Off Workers in Silicon Valley Get $1.66 Million Grant

Laid-Off Workers in Silicon Valley Get $1.66 Million Grant

The U.S. Labor Department on Wednesday awarded an incremental National Dislocated Worker grant of $1.66 million to continue employment services for Silicon Valley workers affected by layoffs.

Friday, Apr 21, 2017 at 06:02 AM PDT

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars<br /><br />

A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being...

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 01:00 PM PDT

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened U.S. security measures and Trump administration...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 08:22 PM PDT

Facebook's F8 Points to the Future, With Some Sadness

Facebook's F8 Points to the Future, With Some Sadness

Facebook wants to show you a way to communicate with virtual reality, augmented reality, and new Spaces.

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