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Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

Lawsuit Says Starbucks Underfilling Lattes

A lawsuit filed in a Northern California federal court last week accuses Starbucks of deliberately underfilling its... Read more »

Monday, Apr 4, 2016
Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

Orders for New, Lower-Priced Tesla Hit 232K

The electric car company that drove its loyal fans into a frenzy of anticipation usually associated with iPhones and... Read more »

Saturday, Apr 2, 2016
Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

Condoms, Sodas and Snacks: Amazon Expands Dash Button Program

You can now dash for condoms on Amazon. One year after the company unveiled its Amazon Dash Buttons, which allow... Read more »

Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Foxconn Agrees to Buy Japan's Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

Foxconn Agrees to Buy Japan's Sharp Corp. for $3.5B

The Taiwanese company that assembles Apple's iPhones agreed Wednesday to buy control of financially struggling Sharp... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers

Spring Break Scams Target Would-Be Vacationers

Shelly Stamis saw an online advertisement for a vacation home in Florida at only $200 a night, and she figured she... Read more »

Friday, Mar 25, 2016
Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry

Easter Is Like Christmas for Candy Industry

Easter is the winner when it comes to candy sales in the U.S., CNBC reported. Americans spent over $800 million... Read more »

Friday, Mar 25, 2016
Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US

Pay-Per-Article News App Launches in US

A news app set will launch on Wednesday in the U.S., with 20 of the country’s largest newspaper and magazine... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Starbucks to Donate More Food to Food Banks

Starbucks to Donate More Food to Food Banks

The array of Starbucks sandwiches and salads that aren't purchased at the end of the day usually end up in the... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
DC Agency Approves Pepco, Exelon Merger

DC Agency Approves Pepco, Exelon Merger

A D.C. agency approved a $6.8 billion merger between Pepco and Exelon on Wednesday, becoming the last regulator... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
'Binge On': YouTube, T-Mobile Reach Agreement Over Streaming

'Binge On': YouTube, T-Mobile Reach Agreement Over Streaming

T-Mobile and YouTube have come to terms after a public spat over the phone company's "Binge On" video streaming... Read more »

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
Major Candy Companies Will Stop Advertising to Kids

Major Candy Companies Will Stop Advertising to Kids

With the Easter bunny just hops away, six major candy companies have agreed to stop advertising to kids, including... Read more »

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
Nike Unveils First Self-Lacing Sneaker

Nike Unveils First Self-Lacing Sneaker

Nike Inc. has unveiled its first power-lacing sneaker — it allows users to make the fit looser or snugger on the fly... Read more »

Thursday, Mar 17, 2016
eBay Partners With Shyp for On-Demand Shipping

eBay Partners With Shyp for On-Demand Shipping

EBay, the biggest resale marketplace in the world, announced this week it is expanding a partnership with on-demand... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016
Fed Keeps Rate Unchanged; Foresees Fewer Hikes

Fed Keeps Rate Unchanged; Foresees Fewer Hikes

The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged in light of global pressures that risk slowing the U.S.... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016
Highest Paying Jobs in US for 2016

Highest Paying Jobs in US for 2016

Jobs in technology, law, finance and healthcare command the highest salaries, according to a new roundup of the... Read more »

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016
United Airlines Faces Turbulence Over Board Seats

United Airlines Faces Turbulence Over Board Seats

United Continental Holdings faces a battle with disgruntled shareholders over the direction of the company just... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 9, 2016
Twitter to Recap 'Top Tweets'

Twitter to Recap 'Top Tweets'

Twitter said Thursday it was making several changes to its feeds, including a feature that recaps top tweets from... Read more »

Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.9%

Unemployment Rate Drops to 5.9%

NBC's Carrie Dann discusses what the good economic news means to the Obama administration. Watch »

Friday, Oct 3, 2014
February's Job Growth Doesn't Mean Wage Increases

February's Job Growth Doesn't Mean Wage Increases

The economy added 242,000 jobs in the month of February, higher than the 190,000 expected by economists. Read more »

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016
Police: Ex-Chesapeake CEO Dies in Crash

Police: Ex-Chesapeake CEO Dies in Crash

Aubrey McClendon, a natural gas industry titan, was killed when police say he drove his sport utility vehicle... Read more »

Wednesday, Mar 2, 2016
 

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