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  • Instant insurance claims—apps for your car crash Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:09 AM ET

    New apps reduce the typical auto insurance claim period from days to hours. What to download before your next fender bender.

  • Bill Gross' cat dies; his fund isn't well, either Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    Bill Gross

    While it would be understandable if Bill Gross was mourning his firm's results, the Pimco founder took time out to rue the demise of his pet cat.

  • Here's Jim Chanos' 'ultimate' bubble indicator Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    Sotheby's employees re-hang LS Lowry's painting 'Piccadilly Circus, in London, on March 21, 2014.

    Short-seller Jim Chanos tells CNBC that investors should watch the stock price of this company for proof of a speculative bubble.

  • Make your teenagers watch this video Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:49 PM ET
    Still from National Distracted Driving Enforcement and Advertising Campaign video

    A dramatic video showing the results of driving while distracted is at the center of a new DOT advertising campaign.

  • Billionaire's plan to mine the moon Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    America's first private lunar microlander and commercial robot, developed by Moon Express.

    Naveen Jain is in a race to harvest precious helium-3, platinum and other metals on the moon with his robotic spacecraft. Can he beat the Chinese?

  • Real life 'Superman,' cool Frisbee trick shots Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    Ever wonder what it would be like to be the Man of Steel? The iconic comic character is brought to life with a GoPro and flying drone.

  • Siri, meet your new rival, Microsoft's Cortana Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    The Microsoft Cortana application on a screen at the Microsoft Developers Build Conference in San Francisco, April 2, 2014.

    Microsoft on Wednesday formally announced it has developed a voice activated phone assistant feature called Cortana, a direct rival to Apple's Siri.

  • Miley twerks her way into Russian sanctions row Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 2:01 AM ET
    Miley Cyrus in concert.

    Miley Cyrus has twerked her way into a geopolitical controversy amid questions over whether the promoter of her sellout concert in Finland risks falling foul of US sanctions on Russia after its annexation of Crimea.

  • And Japan's richest person is.... Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 1:42 AM ET
    Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive officer of SoftBank.

    Masayoshi Son, the man behind Japan's leading internet venture Softbank, is the country's wealthiest individual with a net worth of $19 billion, according to Forbes.

  • Travelers pay to protect luggage with plastic wrap Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 10:11 AM ET
    A worker wraps a passenger's suitcase in plastic as a security precaution.

    For about $15 per bag, luggage-wrapping companies encase suitcases in multiple layers of Saran Wrap-like plastic to protect travelers' valuables.

  • This town has the most expensive homes in US Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    Woodside, Calif., is one of the hottest real estate markets. This home is currently for sale there for $12.5 million.

    The Coldwell Banker Previews International survey ranked Woodside, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley, as the nation's top luxury market.

  • 3 reasons a Disney passion saved one autistic boy Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    On Autism Awareness Day, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Ron Suskind shared what he's learned from dealing with his youngest son's struggles with the condition.

  • 7 things learned from Lewis 'Flash Boys' furor Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    Michael Lewis

    The mass appeal of Michael Lewis' books has the potential to turn the debate into a very public trial of Wall Street in general.

  • The website that REALLY rocked under Obamacare Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 9:14 AM ET
    Healthcare.com home page

    Healthcare.com, by virtue of its domain name, saw record traffic in March due to people thinking it was the Obamacare site healthcare.gov.

  • Notorious financier Charles Keating dies at 90 Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Charles H. Keating Jr., the notorious financier who served prison time and was disgraced for his role in the costliest savings and loan failure of the 1980s, has died. He was 90.

  • Say hello to Wal-Mart's futuristic truck Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 2:54 PM ET
    Wal-Mart’s futuristic truck unveiled Friday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Wal-Mart unveiled a futuristic truck at the Mid-America Trucking Show, and it looks like a vehicle out of a Transformers movie.

  • New York apartment prices soar to new record Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    Apartment buildings on the Upper East Side neighborhood of New York, Feb. 25, 2014.

    The average sales price for apartments in New York City jumped 15 percent in the first quarter to $1,773,523, putting the average price per square foot at $1,363.

  • $500K fender-bender in London's luxury quarter Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 9:25 AM ET

    The driver of a Lamborghini Aventador faces a very hefty fine and repair bill after it was involved in a three-car crash.

  • Starbucks bows to complaints, brings back items Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    Starbucks breakfast offerings.

    What's old is new again at Starbucks as the chain brings back some fan favorites it had axed from the menu.

  • Betting on boats? You don’t need to buy a yacht Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 11:55 AM ET
    Sea Ray 350 SLX

    Boats and yachts have been among the slowest purchases to bounce back since the crisis. But there are signs the turn is near.