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Softbank's Masayoshi Son--also the chairman of Sprint--said that Americans don't realize how bad their Internet service really is.

When Dawn Dickson is unable to keep pace financially with the high demand for her shoes, she considers the ultimate offer- cashing out.

$54.75 Starbucks drink sets new record Wed, 28 May '14 | 5:57 PM ET

A customer created a 128-ounce drink costs more than $50, setting a new record at the coffee chain, Consumerist reports.

Marc Andreessen excited about 3 tech trends Wed, 28 May '14 | 5:17 PM ET
Marc Andreessen, co-founder and partner at Andreessen Horowitz

Legendary venture capitalist Marc Andreessen shares the top three trends that he's most excited about in tech.

Don't call us 'Internet of things': Nest CEO Wed, 28 May '14 | 10:18 PM ET

Despite being considered the poster child for the 'Internet of things' movement, the smart thermostat company Nest wants nothing to do with the term.

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner reveals growth strategy Wed, 28 May '14 | 12:21 PM ET
Jeff Weiner, chief executive officer of LinkedIn Corp.

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner told CNBC how he plans to continue to grow the social media company.

Deadly pig virus strikes again Wed, 28 May '14 | 9:48 AM ET

The farm acknowledged a reemergence of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, which has killed up to 7 million pigs since it was first identified.

The hottest global retail market is... Wed, 28 May '14 | 1:36 PM ET
People on Rue du Faubourg Saint Honore, Paris.

Paris ranked as the most popular global retail market last year, according to a new study by commercial real estate firm CBRE.

Intel shows off next wearable...the shirt Wed, 28 May '14 | 12:20 PM ET

Intel's CEO Brian Kzanich introduced the company's latest wearable at the tech-heavy Code Conference: a shirt.

John "Sonny" Franzese is booked at the Elizabeth St. police station in New York, March 24, 1966, after his arrest on a 43-count gambling indictment.

You may think of an extortionist as a creepy man with damning video footage, but that is a narrow thought. Here are a few cases that may make you rethink your assumptions.

Google’s Brin: NSA's spying a 'disappointment' Tue, 27 May '14 | 10:40 PM ET

Onstage at Code Conference, Google co-founder Sergey Brin said that recent revelations of NSA surveillance were "a huge disappointment."

Has Lady Gaga's moment passed? If ticket sales are any indication, there may not be enough little monsters out there to save the singer's tour.

Toddlers, rejoice! 'Frozen' hitting the ice Tue, 27 May '14 | 11:00 AM ET
Still from the movie "Frozen"

Excitement over the "Disney on Ice" show is unprecedented, the show's producers told CNBC.

Pitcher Josh Beckett of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first inning during a game against the Philadelphia Phillies, at Citizens Bank Park, May 25, 2014 in Philadelphia.

After Josh Beckett threw his first no-hitter on Sunday, 20,000 fans can reap reward from his success.

Top 10 highest paid CEOs Tue, 27 May '14 | 7:42 AM ET
Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm.

When it comes to vacation nightmares, renting a home or apartment from a scammer has to be near the top of the list.

Doris Buffett, right, with her brother, billionaire Warren Buffett in a June, 2009 photo.

Through her Sunshine Lady Foundation, Doris Buffett answers requests for help to Warren Buffett.

Hogwarts-style university lures chinese students Tue, 27 May '14 | 10:27 AM ET
The castle-shaped buildings at the new campus of Hebei Academy of Fine Arts in Xinle, Shijiazhuang city, north Chinas Hebei province, May 5, 2014.

The Gothic-themed buildings at the Hebei Academy of Fine Arts in Shijiazhuang are part of a $64 million fairy tale campus, NBC News reports.

Why is New York City real estate so expensive? Tue, 27 May '14 | 11:06 AM ET

With Chinese and Russian buyers snatching up premium NYC real estate, the market will continue to maintain its high price tag.

How hotels are getting you to spend more Sun, 25 May '14 | 12:00 PM ET

Check-in is only the start of hotel spending. Guests are paying more for cocktails, massages and other extras.

Best. Hamptons. Summer. EVER. Fri, 23 May '14 | 2:05 PM ET
A Brunch With Bentley event held at Beechnut Hill Farm, built by Jeffrey Collé, in Southampton, NY.

With the stock market near record highs and Wall Street bonuses up, this is set to be a blowout summer for Hamptons real estate.

The trouble with Zuckerberg's $100M gift: Pros Fri, 23 May '14 | 4:28 PM ET
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Newark Mayor Cory Booker visit EDUCATION NATION, an educational summit on Rockefeller Plaza.

Despite Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark, critics say the city has not turned into a "symbol of educational excellence."

Boxer-turned-politician Vitaly Klitschko claimed victory in Kiev's mayoral elections but it was one of his rival candidates that raised the most eyebrows.

Recap: Putin gets down to business Thu, 22 May '14 | 12:13 PM ET
President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with Cabinet members at the Kremlin in Moscow, April 21, 2014.

Russian President Vladimir Putin tells CNBC he will respect the outcome of Ukraine's presidential vote this weekend.

Mark Cuban blasts critics: 'A racist I am not' Fri, 23 May '14 | 8:06 AM ET
Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban accused people calling him a racist of taking his admission of prejudice out of context, but apologized for one of the examples he used.

Summer grillin' with FAKE meat?! Fri, 23 May '14 | 1:46 PM ET

Soaring beef prices have some consumers opting for meatless meat, Gardein founder Yves Potvin told CNBC.

Real 'Mary Janes': Meet the women of pot Fri, 23 May '14 | 12:32 PM ET
Lorraine Cendejas of Botana Care, left, helps customers purchasing recreational marijuana. Northglenn, Colorado. May 16. 2014.

In Colorado's emerging marijuana industry, there is a growing trend: Women entrepreneurs are finding opportunities in a male-dominated business.

Summer movie preview: 12 films you need to see Tue, 13 May '14 | 12:12 PM ET

As summer movie season preps to get into full swing, here are movies poised to dominate the box office.

People line up to enter the 9/11 Memorial Museum on May 21, 2014 in New York.

The 9/11 Museum opened to outrage among some victims' families over a gift shop at the site and a reception held close to victims' remains—NBC News.

Colorado cracks down on edible pot products Thu, 22 May '14 | 3:32 PM ET
An employee pulls marijuana out of a large canister in Denver, Colorado,  Jan. 9, 2014.

As Colorado sees an influx of millions of tax dollars thanks to legalized marijuana, the state now wants to limit the potency of edible pot products.