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Wal-Mart's growth strategy: Oh, let's try this Tue, 12 Aug '14 | 2:16 PM ET
In this Sept. 19, 2013 file photo, a Wal-mart representative demonstrates the now-discontinued Scan & Go mobile application on a smartphone at a Wal-mart store in San Jose, Calif.

Rather than perfecting a program before rolling it out—as most retailers do—Wal-Mart is doing more testing and refining as they go along.

The Hormel Bacon motorcycle fueled by bacon grease

One bike gives 'hogging the road' a new meaning.

Burger King brings back cult favorite menu item Tue, 12 Aug '14 | 10:55 AM ET

Bowing to social media pressure, the fast-food giant has brought back Chicken Fries. USA Today reports.

A look back at the first IBM personal computer Tue, 12 Aug '14 | 11:25 AM ET
This is an undated file photo of The original IBM 5150 PC.

Thirty-three years ago, on Aug. 12, 1981, IBM released its first personal computer.

Scott Wapner gets iced after accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge!

Propelled by Facebook and Twitter, the ice bucket challenge has become a viral sensation. Now Biogen executives and CNBC are rising to the challenge.

The American who's out to save Egypt's bread Tue, 12 Aug '14 | 11:23 AM ET
A worker moves a tray of freshly baked bread in a bakery in Cairo, Egypt.

"Egypt is the largest importer of wheat in the world, but they have to buy it on the spot market," says Philip Blumberg.

Doughnuts, Cronuts…and Fonuts? Oh my! Tue, 12 Aug '14 | 1:56 PM ET
Waylynn Luca’s bakery, Fonuts, in Los Angeles.

Pastry chef Waylynn Lucas is pushing the boundaries of circular sweets with her bakery, Fonuts, which specializes in faux doughnuts.

The sudden death of popular Hollywood actor Robin Williams has stunned the world and triggered an outpouring of grief and tributes on social media. Here are some tweets in his memory.

Tesla Model S

Consumer Reports now says electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc's Model S sedan has had "more than its share of problems."

The really big ruckus over 'Two Buck Chuck' Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 12:02 PM ET
The 2 Buck Chuck lineup.

The man behind the wine some call "Two Buck Chuck" is seeing red, and it has nothing to do with cabernet sauvignon.

PEOPLExpress airlines.

More than 80 passengers were stuck in Pittsburgh after a 'perfect storm' left the airline without a pilot or first officer.

Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California, Marin County Sheriff's Office said.

The 5 cheapest states to own a car Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 10:01 AM ET
Ford vehicles are seen on the sales lot at a Ford AutoNation car dealership in North Miami, Florida.

The average driver pays $2,223 annually to operate a car, according to a Bankrate.com report.

Mistakes to avoid when opening a restaurant Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 2:12 PM ET

A restaurant has to do more than just serve good food. Aspiring restaurant owners should avoid making these rookie mistakes if they want to stay in business.

Ten of the world's most sustainable buildings Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 8:51 AM ET

With the need for renewable energy sources pressing, buildings must be green. Here, we look at 10 of the world's most sustainable.

Facebook's Messenger app displayed on a smartphone.

Facebook Messenger doesn't require users to give up any more personal information than what it already has with the current app.

Bottles of PepsiCo Inc. Aunt Jemima syrup are displayed for sale at a ShopRite Holdings Ltd. grocery store in Stratford, Connecticut.

The great grandson of Anna Short Harrington, the woman who became "Aunt Jemima," has filed a class action lawsuit to try to obtain royalties.

The 5 most expensive states to own a car Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 11:01 AM ET

Drivers often hit with bad weather patterns also get hit with some of the worst fees to operate a car, a new report suggests.

As lifestyles and demographics shift, Americans are emerging as a nation of solo diners—one that restaurants are adjusting to meet.

DoubleLine Capital CEO Jeffrey Gundlach speaks at the Bloomberg Markets 50 Summit in New York.

Home ownership rates in will likely fall to levels last seen in the 1980s as millennials wait longer to form households, DoubleLine's Gundlach said.

Pankaj Parakh, a municipal corporator, wears a shirt made of gold as he walks with his bodyguards to attend his birthday celebrations in Yeola, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra August 8, 2014.

An Indian textile magnate has taken "spoil yourself" to a new level with custom-made gold shirt worth about $213,000.

As interest rates hover near lows, and investors search for anything with yield, commercial real estate is finding its footing.

Loan vs lease: What's best for drivers Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 1:11 PM ET

A new study underscores the financial advantages of leasing over buying, but it also points to a potential alternative.

McDonald's? Cramer is not lovin' it Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 10:16 AM ET
A McDonald's restaurant is seen on November 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

The hamburger joint's poor sales are just another indication consumers have lost their appetite for fast food, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

This is the ultimate Malibu beach house! Known as “La Villa Contenta”, this mega home sits on 6.5 acres and offers unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean.

This is the ultimate Malibu beach house! Known as “La Villa Contenta,” this megahome offers unobstructed views of the Pacific Ocean.

The death of denim? Blame 'athleisure' Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 11:43 AM ET

A growing trend in casual wear is all about comfort and denim is still struggling to find its place, and leaving some companies in a tough spot.

The FICO credit scoring system will no longer penalize failures to pay if the issue has been resolved, the WSJ reported.

Three things that could derail GoPro Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 10:47 AM ET
Nick Woodman, founder and CEO of GoPro, speaks during the company's initial public offering at the Nasdaq on June 26, 2014, in New York City.

GoPro is doing well for a small, young hardware company. The question is whether founder Nick Woodman can successfully grow the company from here.

Kids on planes ... with clowns and nannies Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 9:58 AM ET
A clown is part of the cabin crew on select El Al flights from Tel Aviv to New York and other cities this summer.

El Al Airlines has added a clown to the cabin crew of select long-haul flights to keep kids entertained. Other carriers have nannies.

Russ and Daughters "appetizing shop" on E. Houston Street.

While restaurants in New York are closing every day, here's how Russ & Daughters, which serves up lox, herring and more, has endured for 100 years.