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Instead of a fresh-faced teenager or middle-aged manager, a retiree may help you with that cleaning service or fast-food order.

Ty Warner, creator of Beanie Babies toys.

The man behind Beanie Babies will plead guilty to tax evasion and pay $53 million in fines, according to a report in Crain's Chicago Business.

Forward-thinking minds in science and tech are taking the integration of high-tech device and human body further than ever. Much further.

At about $60 a pop, that translates to more than 13 million units sold. This is the highest first-day retail sales in the company's history.

When people talk about the Federal Reserve "tapering," here's what they mean.

Actress Lily Collins

According to McAfee, searching for Lily Collins, one of People's "Most Beautiful Women" in 2012, will most likely to lead to a computer virus.

In today's Lunch Break TV, amazing time-lapse video of the raising of the Costa Concordia.

A Boeing 787-9 takes off in view of a smaller aircraft on a first flight of the new aircraft Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

The latest version lifted off as hundreds of Boeing workers watched at the company's final-assembly plant in Everett, Wash.

The price marks a sharp fall for a house that got widespread media attention and listed last year for $125 million.

Gold Lamborghini: Yours for $7.5 million Tue, 17 Sep '13 | 5:44 AM ET

Supercars are very common on the wide, state-of-the-art highways of Dubai. But a new record-breaking Lamborghini, made out of gold and gems, is sure to turn heads.

Tom Coates and his magnet-attached iPad

From a fridge that reminds you to buy milk to a dryer that lets you know the laundry is done, houses are getting smart.

A food truck vendor outside San Francisco International Airport.

A growing number of airports are getting spiced up with visits from food trucks. Some airport cellphone lots are even offering car washing and auto detailing.

Wildacre in Newport, R.I.

Newport's storied mansions were left behind in the 1990s and 2000s, but its oceanfront estates are regaining their shine as new buyers come to town.

Heiress Huguette M. Clark estate trial delayed Tue, 17 Sep '13 | 1:13 PM ET
Huguette was shy, but not sad. Her friends and the few relatives who knew her describe her as cheerful, gracious, stubborn, and devoted to her art and her charity to friends and strangers. She poses in a Japanese print dress at about age 37.

Settlement efforts have delayed the trial of who will inherit the $300 million estate of copper mining heiress, Huguette M. Clark.

Lunch Break TV: Fiery carjacking caught on tape Tue, 17 Sep '13 | 11:57 AM ET

In today's Lunch Break TV, security cameras record a suspected carjacker driving into a gasoline pump, setting it afire.

A job that lets you hang with sports stars Sun, 15 Sep '13 | 9:00 AM ET

Can’t hit a curve ball? No problem. Just because you don’t have game, doesn’t mean you can’t work in sports. Become a data superstar.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Canelo Alvarez in the seventh round of their title fight in Las Vegas on Saturday

Fans around the world gathered to watch the Mayweather-Canelo bout on Saturday, but many of them did so in movie theaters.

Salvage engineers pushed back the start of an operation on Monday to lift the wrecked Costa Concordia liner upright after an overnight storm interrupted preparations, officials said.

Virtual robbery: Bitcoin theft on the rise Mon, 16 Sep '13 | 12:46 PM ET

Because virtual currency lives as data, a hacker can swipe it just like a pickpocket can rip off your cash.

Berlin Zoo wins polar bear trademark battle Mon, 16 Sep '13 | 8:04 AM ET
Knut the polar bear

Berlin Zoo has won the latest round in a long-running legal battle with a U.K. company over the rights to the name of a famous polar bear.

The surprise withdrawal of Fed Chairman candidate Summers will likely give risk-on trades, such as battered emerging market currencies, a boost.

Lunch Break TV: 'Field of Dreams' comes to life Mon, 16 Sep '13 | 11:57 AM ET

In today's Lunch Break TV, former Major League Baseball stars on Iowa's "Field of Dreams" for a charity softball game.

2014 Porsche 911 GT3

The German maker is marking the occasion with a limited run of 1,963 in honor of the year the iconic sports car was introduced.

America's most wanted: The sharing economy Sun, 15 Sep '13 | 3:00 PM ET
Airbnb webpage

Are governments trying to shake down sharing economy start-ups like Airbnb over lost tax revenue?

Wifi more sought after than legroom on airline flights?

An industry survey of airline Wi-Fi users finds some of them want a connection so badly, they'd give up access to the lavatory to get it.

LinkedIn’s grand vision is the creation of a map based on its user activity that surveys every economic opportunity in the world.

Buy your next house from a warehouse Thu, 12 Sep '13 | 10:31 AM ET

Pulte Group, one of the largest U.S. home builders, is conducting a unique experiment in hopes of selling more homes.

Necker Island in the Caribbean is owned by business magnate Richard Branson

Owning a private island has long been seen as the ultimate status symbol of the rich and famous – but perhaps not for much longer, as wealthy individuals opt to rent islands instead of splashing out.

Quarterback Johnny Manziel #2 of the Texas A&M Aggies is tackled by defensive back Vinny Sunseri #3 and defensive back Dee Milliner #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on November 10, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Saturday's rematch between Alabama and Texas A&M is one of the most anticipated games in college football—and one of the most expensive.

Sam Adams and the data defining craft beer Fri, 13 Sep '13 | 12:50 PM ET
Samuel Adams beer

Why the craft beer category is defined by Sam Adams maker Boston Beer Co.