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McDonald's Eyes Extending Breakfast Hours

McDonald's Eyes Extending Breakfast Hours

Fans of the Egg McMuffin and Sausage Biscuit have long wanted the option to get breakfast at McDonald's after 10:30... Read »

Feb 24, 2014

"House of Cards" Surges Netflix Traffic

The Netflix-only political drama series "House of Cards" was seen in many houses over the weekend --... Read »

Feb 17, 2014
Home Depot to Hire 1.500 Employees in Bay Area

Home Depot to Hire 1.500 Employees in Bay Area

Home Depot is looking to hire 1,500 seasonal employees in the Bay Area in anticipation of spring, which... Read »

Feb 15, 2014
Inside Netflix’s Los Gatos War Room

Inside Netflix’s Los Gatos War Room

The men and women who work inside the Netflix war room are responsible for streaming out the hottest show in... Watch »

Feb 15, 2014
GM Recalling Nearly 780,000 Older Compact Cars

GM Recalling Nearly 780,000 Older Compact Cars

General Motors is recalling almost 780,000 older-model compact cars in North America because a faulty... Read »

Feb 13, 2014
Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable: CNBC Sources

Comcast to Buy Time Warner Cable: CNBC Sources

Comcast is getting ready to buy Time Warner Cable in an all-stock deal worth $159 per Time Warner Cable... Read »

Feb 12, 2014
Facebook Fights Blog's Claim Over Fake

Facebook Fights Blog's Claim Over Fake "Likes"

NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech Reporter Scott Budman reports on Facebook firing back against a blog claiming... Watch »

Feb 11, 2014
Stocks Plummet, Dow Closes Down More Than 300

Stocks Plummet, Dow Closes Down More Than 300

U.S. stocks sank Monday, with the Dow plunging more than 300 points, after a worse-than-expected reading... Watch »

Feb 3, 2014
United Airlines Drops Cleveland as Hub Airport

United Airlines Drops Cleveland as Hub Airport

The company's CEO Jeff Smisek announced in a letter to employees that the airline will no longer use Cleveland... Read »

Feb 3, 2014
Target Says Hackers Stole Credentials From Vendor

Target Says Hackers Stole Credentials From Vendor

Target said Wednesday that the cyber criminals who breached its system used credentials they stole from one of... Read »

Jan 29, 2014
Apple's 1Q Disappoints Wall Street, Stock Falls

Apple's 1Q Disappoints Wall Street, Stock Falls

Apple's holiday season proved to be a letdown, even though the company sold a record number of iPhones and... Read »

Jan 27, 2014
Sales, Discounts Soar on Big TVs Before Super Bowl

Sales, Discounts Soar on Big TVs Before Super Bowl

A survey by FatWallet.com shows 30-percent of Americans are planning to buy a new television this year, and a third... Watch »

Jan 27, 2014
Shopping Shutdown: Retail to See More Store Closings

Shopping Shutdown: Retail to See More Store Closings

Experts say that retail is entering a new era, one that will be characterized by far fewer shops and... Read »

Jan 23, 2014
Most Minicars Fail New Frontal Crash Test

Most Minicars Fail New Frontal Crash Test

Out of the 11 new minicars examined by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 10 failed the trade... Read »

Jan 22, 2014
Wedding Insurance Expands as Nuptials Get Pricier

Wedding Insurance Expands as Nuptials Get Pricier

Worried about the groom getting cold feet? There's an insurance policy for that. With the cost of the... Read »

Jan 21, 2014
IRS Customer Service Lacking: Report

IRS Customer Service Lacking: Report

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) answered a smaller share of taxpayer calls and kept taxpayers on hold longer last... Read »

Jan 20, 2014
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
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