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Happy birthday...to us! Thu, 17 Apr '14 | 6:00 AM ET

On April 17, 1989, CNBC made its humble debut. Twenty-five years later, it is a recognized leader in business news across multiple platforms.

Scenes from South Korea's ferry disaster Thu, 17 Apr '14 | 9:00 PM ET

A South Korean ferry capsized off Jindo island on April 16 in what could be the country's worst maritime accident in two decades.

Gamblers don’t always bet money, and they don't always bet at casinos. Here are strange items that people have bet with, and odd dares that they bet on.

Forget Spotify! Cassettes are making a comeback Thu, 17 Apr '14 | 10:32 AM ET

Music buyers still prefer to purchase their tunes in physical format – CDs and even cassettes – rather than download them.

Job prospects for this year's college graduates have changed a lot from last year, according to a new survey.

Some RFID gaming chips have the ability to not only cut casino's cheating losses, but also track an individual player bet by bet.

Visitors enter the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

New Jersey casino is reimbursing players in a poker tournament that was suspended after counterfeit chips were discovered.

Seafood chain has been 'dishonest': Health group Wed, 16 Apr '14 | 11:51 AM ET

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) said that Joe's Crab shack uses "lots" of trans fat in its food, Today reports.

The worst state to do business is ... ? Wed, 16 Apr '14 | 10:45 AM ET
The Bridge Street Bridge, Passaic River and Newark skyline are seen from Harrison, New Jersey.

Reforms in the New York budget have made that state a better place for business, according to Tax Foundation analysis. Which state came in last?

Parents around the globe consider the U.S. one of best places to send their kids to university, but U.S. parents aren't so sure, an HSBC survey said.

A customer looks at the new Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy S5 smartphone on display at a Best Buy Co. store in San Francisco, California, U.S..

Samsung Electronics is spending more to build its new flagship Galaxy S5 than the previous model despite a slowdown in the high-end smartphone market.

In a file photo dated December 8, 2005, U.S. soldiers have lunch at 'Burger King' at a military base in southern Baghdad.

Increased wages and benefits for federal contract workers on military bases could result in job losses, The Fiscal Times reports.

Don’t audit me because I’m beautiful. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen recently told a Brazilian news site that she was audited by the IRS after she was listed on Forbes' Supermodel Rich List. The former Victoria's Secret model has been on the Forbes list for seven straight years.

There are only two ways sure-fire ways to reduce your chances of getting audited by the IRS: keep your taxes simple, and don't make a lot of money.Rich people don't have that choice, of course.

The Bitcoin Center of New York City operates as a physical place for people to come and trade digital currencies.

Bitcoin: Digital gold rush or a shadowy tool empowering criminals on the dark web?

People, mostly union and retired city workers, protest in front of the U.S. Courthouse, October 23, 2013, Detroit, Michigan.

An estimated 85 percent of public pensions could fail in 30 years, according to controversial new research by Bridgewater Associates.

The best (and worst) jobs for 2014 Sat, 19 Apr '14 | 10:11 AM ET

On the best jobs list, STEM careers dominate—High-five, math and science guys!—and the worst can be summed up in one word: Timber!

Vidalia onions

A Georgia grower of sweet Vidalia onions has asked a judge to shield him from possible sanctions for shipping his crop.

Copper Beech Farm, Greenwich, CT

A 51-acre Greenwich, Conn., estate, known as Copper Beech Farm, sold for an eye-popping $120 million, the Greenwich Time reported.

Bitcoin having trouble shedding its dark side Wed, 16 Apr '14 | 6:00 AM ET
A user scans a QR code on a smartphone, transferring bitcoins into their digital wallet.

Bitcoin's grabbed headlines as much for its price as for its link to the online underworld and crimes including fraud, Ponzi schemes and theft.

How I created my own bitcoin-like currency Mon, 14 Apr '14 | 6:00 PM ET
How can you understand bitcoin? If you’re Brian Kelly, you create your own digital currency.

"Fast Money" regular Brian Kelly talks about his "aha" moment with bitcoin and how he created his own coin.

Google Glass goes on sale in US Tue, 15 Apr '14 | 8:07 AM ET
Allyson Cannon tries Google Glass at the National Press Club in Washington on April 4, 2014.

Google said the number of spots in its newly extended 'Explorer Program' are limited. The product will not be available outside of the US as of yet.

Casino sues poker star for alleged cheating Sat, 12 Apr '14 | 11:01 AM ET

An Atlantic City casino is suing a big-time gambler, Phil Ivey, claiming he won $9.6 million in a card-cheating scheme.

Swimmer Michael Phelps attends a Subway press conference, December 04, 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Michael Phelps's longtime coach, Bob Bowman, announced that the Olympic champion is coming out of his retirement and will be competing again, soon.

Avoid the top 5 estate-planning blunders Mon, 14 Apr '14 | 8:00 AM ET

Estate-planning blunders, from not signing health-care directives to leaving living trusts unfunded, are common—even among the fiscally prudent.

Google Glass helps doctor save a life Mon, 14 Apr '14 | 1:05 PM ET
A man wearing Google Glass at the headquarters of Google Belgium in Brussels.

Google Glass might have another purpose than just entertaining. Dr Horng from Boston said that it helped saved a patient's life last January.

Toying around: Collections are no child's play Sat, 12 Apr '14 | 6:00 AM ET

A look at some of the most popular toys collected as investments, as well as some that, while popular, are losing propositions profit-wise.

Inside Europe's wannabe Silicon Valleys Thu, 10 Apr '14 | 9:28 AM ET
Silicon City, London

“Silicon Allee” may not have the same ring as Silicon Valley, but California’s success has spawned would-be “Silicons” across Europe.

The Kentucky Derby's $1,000 mint julep Mon, 14 Apr '14 | 6:00 AM ET
$1k & $2k mint julep glasses from Brown-Forman for the Kentucky Derby

This is the ninth year for the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep, but each time the concoction features a different Derby-related theme.

Tiger Woods at the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship, March 9, 2014, in Doral, Fla.

If you've ever wanted to roam the beautiful greens of Augusta, this may be the year to do it.

What's inside a $100 grilled cheese sandwich Fri, 11 Apr '14 | 12:18 PM ET
Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese by Deca Restaurant

A restaurant inside the Ritz-Carlton Chicago took a luxurious spin on school lunch with the "Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese," Eater.com said.

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Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

CNBC's Kelli Grant talks about the types of protection available to credit and debit card holders in the transition to a cashless society.

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

Rumors of a delayed Apple iPhone 6 product launch and a larger display screen are swirling about the technosphere, with Lindsey Turrentine, CNET editor-in-chief.

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

CNBC's Bob Pisani and Art Cashin, of UBS, discuss anticipation for Apple and Facebook's earnings, and the yield on the 10-year Treasury yield.