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"Actresses" and chimp.

Christopher Rad was found guilty of running a global conspiracy to manipulate stocks, raking in millions of dollars for himself.

Social media analysis firm Topsy has indexed every tweet every sent, all 425 billion. Marketers can now comb through the social media world's version of the Dewey Decimal system.

100 cars crash in mass UK pile-up Thu, 5 Sep '13 | 7:09 AM ET
100 cars crash on Sheppey bridge in the U.K.

One hundred vehicles collided in heavy fog in the south of England on Thursday, in a huge pile-up which has injured hundreds of people.

A Samsung Electronics Co. Galaxy Gear watch and Galaxy Note 3.

Samsung's Galaxy Gear is unlikely to be a game changer for the consumer technology giant, even after the company beat rival Apple with the launch of its smartwatch on Wednesday.

Smartwatches: Hot or not? Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 8:17 PM ET
Galaxy Gear smartwatch

Samsung unveiled its keenly-anticipated smartwatch on Wednesday, heralding a new era in tech devices. Would you buy it? Vote in our poll and let us know what you think.

Want a house? See what $1 million gets you Fri, 6 Sep '13 | 4:48 PM ET

Along with college, the cost of housing is rising fast. Home prices are up over 12 percent from a year ago, and even rising mortgage rates do not appear to be slowing the gains.

Airline launches 'flying nannies' Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 4:14 PM ET

An airline has launched a new "flying nanny" service to provide in-flight child care to passengers. The Today Show reports.

McDonald's 'Dollar Menu' testing $5 items Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 4:09 PM ET

McDonald's says a revamped version of its Dollar Menu that includes items priced at $5 could be launched nationally this year.

Rosehearty yacht interior

Less than three months after filing for divorce from his wife of 14 years, Rupert Murdoch has listed the family's 184-foot sailing yacht, the Rosehearty, for $29.7 million.

Robert Kraft, chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group

Patriots owner Robert Kraft did little the clear up the mystery of how Russian President Putin ended up with his Super Bowl ring. But on CNBC Wednesday, Kraft made Putin an offer.

JK Shin, head of Samsung Mobile Communications, presents the Samsung Galaxy Gear in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013.

Forget the mobile wars. The battle of wearable smart devices is finally here. And Samsung and Qualcomm are ahead of the game with the recent launch of their smartwatches.

The NFL's game plan for small business Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 10:34 AM ET

The new football season can serve as a great source of inspiration not just for the couch potatoes of the nation, but for small-business owners as well.

Family nabs sunken gold treasure Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 9:00 AM ET

A Florida family who spends their time together hunting for treasure hauled up an estimated $300,000 worth of gold from an historic wreckage in the Atlantic Ocean.

Good gourd! Early pumpkin beers brew dismay Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 8:58 AM ET
Southern Tier's Pumking beer

It's bad enough back-to-school comes in June, and Halloween in July. Now even the craft beer industry is caving to seasonal creep. And not all beer drinkers are saying, "Cheers!"

Developers of the London skyscraper that melted part of a Jaguar car have erected a quick fix to the problem, but analysts said the debacle may actually boost the building's global profile.

Mickey Mouse latest victim of Greek crisis Wed, 4 Sep '13 | 2:17 AM ET

The Greek edition of the Mickey Mouse magazine has become the latest victim of the country's economic crisis after its publisher announced that it would halt the publication after 47 years.

Steve Ballmer

Microsoft's move to buy Nokia's mobile phone business for almost $7.2 billion may cause some investors to jump ship, and for good reason, experts said on Tuesday.

As water becomes increasingly scarce, brewers of beer are racing to secure a steady supply of their most prized ingredient by using less of it. NBC News reports.

Farmland's hickory smoked bacon. Farmland is a brand owned by Smithfield Foods Inc.

Starboard Value has received "non-binding written indications of interest" for its Smithfield Foods assets, the company said on Tuesday.

Though some family businesses are epic success stories, other families fracture under the strain—with explosive results.

September is historically the worst month for stocks, but this year, the calendar is a minefield for markets.

London skyscraper scorches pedestrians, car Tue, 3 Sep '13 | 1:32 AM ET

The owners of one of the City's newest skyscrapers are mulling a partial redesign after sunlight reflected from its windows scorched pedestrians and damaged parked cars, the FT reports.

Smartwatch wars: The top contenders Mon, 2 Sep '13 | 7:01 PM ET

The smartwatches due for release by Samsung and Apple have dominated wearable technology talk in recent months. But these are just the tip of the iceberg; almost every major consumer electronics manufacturer is now working on a new smartwatch product. In this slideshow, CNBC details the top smartwatches getting set to take on Apple and Samsung in 2014.

As U.S. factory jobs continue to vanish, many historically industrial areas are fading from blue-collar to white-collar towns, or in some cases, no collar at all.

The spike in part-time jobs is expected in an economy recovering from a deep recession, according to a new report. But what's unexpected is the age group that is taking those jobs.

Spanish soccer giants Real Madrid have broken the world transfer record in soccer after signing Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur for £85.3 million (100 million euros or $132 million).

Cast of Hollywood film 'The Wolverine'

Here in Hollywood, summer ticket sales are being summed up with a single word: blockbuster.

Marriage blues among market's most dangerous Sun, 1 Sep '13 | 1:00 PM ET
Sergey Brin  and Anne Wojcicki in Sun Valley, Idaho, last year.

In this week's recap of the market’s "most dangerous" businesses, companies descend from the business page to the gossip sheet.

Demonstrators outside a Wendy's restaurant in this file photo.

The push for a living wage raises the question of whether the economics of the fast-food industry allow room for a boost in pay for its workers.

Real ramen is much different than instant ramen, says chef Keizo Shimamoto. And if you shape it into a bun and serve it with a burger, expect a long line to form.