US stocks close lower on tax bill worries

(NEW YORK) -- U.S. stocks closed lower on Friday as investors worried about delays in corporate tax cuts.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 39.73 (-0.17 percent) to finish at 23,422.21.

The Nasdaq gained 0.89 (+0.01 percent)... Read More

It's 'Singles Day' in China, the anti-Valentine's Day holiday when everyone goes shopping

(BEIJING) -- It’s that time of year again: the biggest shopping day of the year.

No, it’s not Black Friday. It’s China’s Singles Day, which falls on Nov. 11 every year.

The online flash sale binge on Chin... Read More

AT&T CEO denies considering sale of CNN in massive Time Warner deal

(NEW YORK) -- The CEO of AT&T said he feels no pressure nor has any intention of selling CNN or any more valuable asset in order to close its $85.4 billion deal with Time Warner.

“No. I have never been told that the price of gett... Read More

Stocks fall on Wall Street amid worry over GOP tax reform plan

(NEW YORK) -- With investors worried about Congressional Republicans' tax plan, stocks closed the day lower.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average backed off Wednesday's record close, dropping 101.42 to end the session at 23,461.94.

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Amazon devices to be sold at Whole Foods locations around the country

(NEW YORK) -- Shoppers at Whole Foods stores will soon be able to pick up tablets and other electronic devices while they grab their groceries.

The change was Read More

TripAdvisor icon can mark where serious incidents are alleged

(NEW YORK) -- In the wake of accusations that TripAdvisor had deleted from its site posts about crimes against tourists, the popular travel website has implemented a badge to mark hotels where serious incidents are alleged.

The icon, which... Read More

Apple says it reached out to FBI to assist with Texas shooter's phone

(CUPERTINO, Calif.) -- Apple says it "immediately" offered to help the FBI in the wake of Sunday's Texas church massacre after the agency said it was unable to unlock the shooter's encrypted smartphone.

The FBI has refused to identify the ... Read More

Controversy erupts over alleged push to spin off CNN in media mega-merger

(NEW YORK) -- Amid antitrust concerns over a potential merger between AT&T and Time Warner, a controversy has erupted over whether AT&T would have to sell off CNN to sidestep those concerns.

According to U.S. Department of Justice ... Read More

Veterans twice as likely to be scammed as general public: Survey

(NEW YORK) -- Email and phone scammers target everyone. But veterans are twice as likely to lose money to them, according to a survey released by AARP’s Fraud Watch Network on Wednesday.

AARP’s lead fraud researcher, Doug Shade... Read More

Another record close for the Dow on day of gains for Wall Street

(NEW YORK) -- Despite a sluggish open, Wall Street posted gains on Wednesday, as one index set another record high.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average posted a record close for the second straight day, finishing the session at 23,563.36 -- u... Read More

First map to name 'America' for sale at Christie's

(NEW YORK) -- Christie's auction house says it has discovered a previously unknown copy of the first map to name America, and the 510-year-old manuscript will be up for sale next month.

The map not only uses the word "America" as the name ... Read More

Former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Meyer apologizes for 2013 data breach

(NEW YORK) -- Former Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer testified apologized for the 2013 data breach that impacted more than three billion Yahoo! accounts.

Mayer testified before the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday, alongside former Equifax ... Read More

Gen Zers fueling growth in online shopping for holiday season, survey says

(NEW YORK) -- Gen Zers are becoming a larger part of the shopping scene and could be driving more sales online this holiday shopping season, a survey done by Deloitte reveals.

Gen Zers and millenials are planning to spend 61 percent and 58... Read More

Dow reaches new record as Nasdaq dips

(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street closed mostly in the red on Tuesday despite the Dow Jones Industrial Average reaching a new record.

The Dow gained 8.81 (+0.04 percent) to finish at 23,557.23.

The Nasdaq slid 18.65 (-0.27 percent) to c... Read More