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  • JACKSON, Miss., April 6- Executives of several major U.S. corporations urged Mississippi on Wednesday to repeal a new state law that allows businesses to deny wedding services to same-sex couples on religious grounds. The measure, which also permits employers to cite principles of faith in setting workplace policies on dress code, grooming and bathroom access,...

  • Companies like International Business Machines Corp and Herbalife International Inc used Twitter to criticize a North Carolina measure targeting transgender bathrooms and a Mississippi' religious freedom' law allowing people to deny wedding services to gay couples. Several technology executives also criticized a Mississippi bill allowing people...

  • An app to track down Tinder users

    Swipe Buster is an app that lets people track down a person using the dating service.

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is the latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • April 5- Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant on Tuesday signed a far-reaching law allowing people with religious objections to deny wedding services to same-sex couples and protecting other actions considered discriminatory by gay rights activists. Mississippi is latest state drawing national protest for a law seen as anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

  • Startups can bring banks new tech faster: CEO

    Auka CEO, Daniel Döderlein explains how its cloud-based white label mobile payments platform helps the banking sector.

  • Tony Fadell

    Duffy wrote a disparaging note about Nest CEO Tony Fadell, saying he made a mistake by selling Dropcam to Nest.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 14- Drivers for ride-hailing app Lyft will no longer face the imperative of owning a car under a rental program launched on Monday with General Motors Co. Depending on how many rides drivers complete, the cost will range from $99 a week plus 20 cents per mile to free for drivers who complete at least 65 trips a week, Zimmer said.

  • Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    As consumer stocks were lower on Thursday, "Fast Money" traders discussed the reasons companies like Costco took a hit.

  • Consumers remain in malls: Taubman CEO

    Bob Taubman, Taubman Centers CEO, gives a fresh retail perspective ahead of new sales data.

  • Domestic sector continues to improve: Pro

    John Silvia, Wells Fargo, gives his current read on how the domestic sector is performing.

  • China's new businesses to drive the economy?

    Beijing hopes that the new and growing services sector will drive the economy forward. CNBC's Eunice Yoon has more.

  • *Deal for 250,000 vehicles including 150,000 based on Saab 9-3. STOCKHOLM, Dec 17- The China- focussed consortium that bought bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab- and bet on going all electric- unveiled its first major deal on Thursday, a mammoth $12 billion order for electric cars for a Chinese leasing company. Those based on the Saab 9-3 compact sedan will have a new...

  • Holiday gift boxes

    Still need a gift for Christmas? Here's some great ideas that can spare you from grabbing the last-minute gift card from the corner store.

  • India's burgeoning middle class has long been touted as a consumer gold mine but hasn't always lived up to the hype. Here's why.

  • Members of the police Special Action Force (SAF) walk in front of signage for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit after a drill simulating a Paris-like attack at the venue of the summit in Manila on November 14, 2015.

    APEC kicked off its annual meeting with plans to think small, including finding ways to ensure small businesses benefit from trade deals.

  • The Veteran's Day Parade along Fifth Avenue in New York City.

    A roundup of some of the popular businesses that are providing deals to military men and women on Veterans Day.

  • Hull Brothers Roofing & Waterproofing resurface roofs at the Marina del Rey seaside community of Los Angeles, Aug. 25, 2015.

    Residents are scrambling to locate a roof expert, gutter cleaner or tree trimmer to prepare for wet weather. NBCNews reports.

  • Private equity giant Bain Capital has turned its sights on Asia, leveraging its experience in consumer and payment businesses.

  • This is Uber's 'most powerful weapon'

    Arun Sundararajan, professor of information, operations and management sciences at New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business, says consumer support is Uber's most powerful weapon against regulators.