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Target Breach Appears to Be Part of Broader Scam

Target Breach Appears to Be Part of Broader Scam

The security breach that hit Target appears to have been part of a broader scam that potentially affected a... Watch »

Jan 17, 2014
Yahoo CEO Cuts Top Lieutenant

Yahoo CEO Cuts Top Lieutenant

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is cutting loose her top lieutenant in a possible sign that the Internet company's... Read »

Jan 16, 2014
J.C. Penney to Slash 2,000 Jobs, Shutter 33 Stores

J.C. Penney to Slash 2,000 Jobs, Shutter 33 Stores

Department-store operator J.C. Penney says it will cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 stores as it tries to turn... Read »

Jan 16, 2014
Neiman Marcus is Latest Victim of Security Breach

Neiman Marcus is Latest Victim of Security Breach

Luxury merchant Neiman Marcus confirmed Saturday that thieves stole some of its customers' payment card information... Read »

Jan 13, 2014
Upcoming Jobs Report May Show Improvement

Upcoming Jobs Report May Show Improvement

The upcoming December employment report is expected to show about 200,000 new payroll jobs, a steady growth that may... Read »

Jan 9, 2014
Jobless Aid Bill Faces Uncertain Future

Jobless Aid Bill Faces Uncertain Future

Republicans who helped keep a bill to restore long-term jobless aid alive earlier this week say they won't stay... Read »

Jan 9, 2014
New Crew Restrictions May Have Added to Flight Delays

New Crew Restrictions May Have Added to Flight Delays

As many cities saw thousands of flight delays and cancellations during the recent snowstorms and subzero... Read »

Jan 9, 2014
Chill That Hit Millions May Cost U.S. Billions

Chill That Hit Millions May Cost U.S. Billions

The "polar vortex" that put half the country in a freeze could also cost the Read »

Jan 8, 2014
JPMorgan Settles Madoff Fraud Claims for $1.7B: Feds

JPMorgan Settles Madoff Fraud Claims for $1.7B: Feds

JPMorgan Chase & Co., already beset by other costly legal woes, has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to... Read »

Jan 7, 2014
Tesla Station to Bring Electric Cars to Wyoming

Tesla Station to Bring Electric Cars to Wyoming

In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks roam -- and rule -- the... Read »

Jan 6, 2014
Consumers Hoarding Old Light Bulbs After Ban: Survey

Consumers Hoarding Old Light Bulbs After Ban: Survey

A ban on making or importing conventional 40- and 60-watt incandescent light bulbs that went into effect... Read »

Jan 3, 2014
Yahoo Chief Marissa Mayer Makes Headlines For Style, Substance

Yahoo Chief Marissa Mayer Makes Headlines For Style, Substance

Running one of the original Internet giants is newsworthy enough. But for Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, what she wears is... Read »

Jan 1, 2014
Tech Firms Accused of Doing Too Little in Exchange for Tax Breaks

Tech Firms Accused of Doing Too Little in Exchange for Tax Breaks

The time has come for tech companies to apply for tax breaks from San Francisco -- and for the city to review... Read »

Dec 30, 2013
U.S. Stocks Extend Record Run, Jobless Claims Dip

U.S. Stocks Extend Record Run, Jobless Claims Dip

Stocks rose on Thursday, with the Dow closing higher for a sixth consecutive session, as Wall Street continued... Read »

Dec 26, 2013
Feds Shut Down 5

Feds Shut Down 5 "Unsafe" Tour Bus Companies

The federal government is stepping up its crackdown on unsafe buses in California, issuing an order that puts... Read »

Dec 26, 2013
Several Restaurants Open for Business Christmas Day

Several Restaurants Open for Business Christmas Day

If you do not want to do any cooking this Christmas Day, several restaurants are open for business. Read »

Dec 25, 2013
UPS System Overload Delays Christmas Eve Deliveries

UPS System Overload Delays Christmas Eve Deliveries

UPS announced that that some presents will not make it on time this Christmas after a high volume of... Read »

Dec 25, 2013
Hyundai, Kia to Pay Millions in Gas Mileage Settlement

Hyundai, Kia to Pay Millions in Gas Mileage Settlement

Hyundai and its sister company Kia said Monday that they will pay up to $395 million to consumers as part of... Read »

Dec 24, 2013
Chase Ups Limits on Cards Affected by Target Breach

Chase Ups Limits on Cards Affected by Target Breach

JPMorgan Chase has decided to ease the restrictions it placed on customers who used Chase debit cards during... Read »

Dec 23, 2013
Restaurants Integrating Technology to Boost Bottom Line

Restaurants Integrating Technology to Boost Bottom Line

Restaurants are now using technology to help improve revenue. But how much of a difference is it making? Watch »

Dec 24, 2013
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