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Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 06:21 PM EST

Uber Deploys Secret Weapon Against Undercover Regulators

Uber Deploys Secret Weapon Against Undercover Regulators

Uber has been wielding a secret weapon to thwart authorities who have been trying to curtail or shut down its ride-hailing service in cities around the world. The program included a feature nicknamed "Greyball"...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 04:09 PM EST

New Yelp Feature Helps Users Find Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

New Yelp Feature Helps Users Find Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

The effort to find gender-neutral bathrooms around town just became a little bit easier thanks to Yelp. The San Francisco-based company on Friday announced its new service that allows users to pinpoint...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 04:22 PM EST

Protect Yourself From Accounting Scams During Tax Season

Protect Yourself From Accounting Scams During Tax Season

With tax season underway for individuals and businesses, CNBC takes an in-depth look at ways tax payers can protect themselves from scams and fraud in "American Greed."

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 09:00 AM EST

Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment

Catholic High School Scores $24M With Snap Investment

A California high school that counts itself among Snap Inc.'s first investors won big on Thursday after a booming initial public offering and first-day trading. The company behind the popular messaging app...

Friday, Mar 3, 2017 at 09:01 AM EST

Snapchat Parent Rockets Higher in Wall Street Debut

Snapchat Parent Rockets Higher in Wall Street Debut

The company behind Snapchat closed on a high note in its Wall Street debut, proof, at least for a day, that there's investor demand for young but still unproven tech companies. Shares of Snap Inc. jumped $7.58,...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 01:31 PM EST

HHGregg to Close 88 Stores Nationwide

HHGregg to Close 88 Stores Nationwide

Struggling appliance and electronic retailer HHGregg announced Thursday it is planning to close 88 “underperforming” stores nationwide. The Indianapolis-based company also said it is closing three distribution...

Thursday, Mar 2, 2017 at 11:44 AM EST

Snap Makes Trading Debut After Better-Than-Expected IPO

Snap Makes Trading Debut After Better-Than-Expected IPO

For Snap Inc., a social media company that started its official bid to go public last Halloween, the looming question now is whether investors are in for a trick or a treat. Snap passed its first major test...

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:52 AM EST

SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk

SpaceX to Send 2 Citizens to Moon in 2018: Elon Musk

Elon Musk announced Monday that his private space transportation company SpaceX will send two private citizens to the moon in late 2018. "We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two...

Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 at 05:16 AM EST

Trump Administration Blocks Changes on Coal Mining Royalties

Trump Administration Blocks Changes on Coal Mining Royalties

The Interior Department has put on hold changes to how the federal government values huge volumes of coal extracted from public lands, primarily in the Western United States, after mining companies challenged...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 02:09 PM EST

J.C. Penney Company to Close Up to 140 Stores Within Months

J.C. Penney Company to Close Up to 140 Stores Within Months

J.C. Penney Company officials said the company will close 130 to 140 stores and two distribution centers during the next several months as it aims to improve profitability in the era of online shopping. The...

 

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