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  • Move over Apple? Firm crosses iPhone with Kindle Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 6:37 AM ET

    Yota, a relatively unknown device maker from Russia is on the verge of releasing the Yota Phone.

  • The newest additions to the English dictionary are likely to make language purists "vom," as "selfie" and "phablet", are among hundreds of new words that have been added to Oxford Dictionaries Online.

  • Banker admits to using bailout money to buy condo Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 8:00 PM ET

    On Tuesday a former bank executive in Missouri pleaded guilty to criminal charges after using $381,000 of federal money to buy a waterfront condominium.

  • Rupee's collapse confounds India Inc. Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 7:32 PM ET
    A man counts Indian rupee notes near the Bombay Stock Exchange building.

    Indian companies say the fast-falling rupee is driving up the cost of imports, forcing them to raise prices even as consumer spending plummets.

  • Cupcake craving at 3am? Hit the cupcake ATM! Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 5:39 PM ET
    Sprinkles Cupcakes ATM

    Middle-of-the-night cupcake cravings used to go unnoticed but now, no more! New York is getting a 24-7 cupcake ATM.

  • Bank ratings do not show the impact of the slowdown in emerging economies or the more sustained recovery in developed countries. Europe still leads the list of the world's safest banks.

  • Retiring with more: Don't wing it on your 401(k) Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:41 PM ET

    Americans are saving more for retirement, but it's probably still not enough, according to a new analysis released by Fidelity. As of June, the average 401(k) balance was $80,600.

  • Nasdaq, NYSE in blame game over outage Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:32 PM ET

    U.S. regulators have asked Nasdaq OMX Group and NYSE Euronext to come up with a timeline of Thursday's three-hour trading disruption, sources said Monday.

  • Nissan to build self-driven cars Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    Nissan, the sixth-largest automaker in the United States, announced Tuesday it will sell a self-driven car by 2020.

  • Burger King to offer 'French Fry Burger' for $1 Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 11:12 AM ET
    Burger King's French Fry Burger.

    Burger King says it will start offering a "French Fry Burger" for a buck, as it looks to fend off McDonald's aggressive push for its Dollar Menu.

  • Jack Lew: Obama not negotiating over debt limit Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 9:35 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    President Barack Obama will not negotiate over the debt ceiling and it's up to Congress to raise the limit, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.

  • America's best drivers: Go West, study says Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 | 12:05 AM ET
    Fort Collins, Colo.

    Fort Collins, Colo., is now known as the U.S. city where you are least likely to get into an auto accident.

  • Is a spike in oil prices around the corner? Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:00 PM ET

    As oil markets start to anticipate the prospect of U.S. military intervention in Syria, just how high prices will climb could be anyone's guess, analysts say.

  • Ackman's Pershing Square sells entire JCP stake Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    Bill Ackman's Pershing Square has sold its entire stake in J.C. Penney stock.

  • The new Chavez? Oil trumps rain forest in Ecuador Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 1:12 PM ET
    Protesters against the exploration for oil in Ecuador's Yasuni National Park in front of the presidential palace in Quito.

    Six years after trotting out a highly acclaimed commitment to protect a rain forest, Ecuador's leftist president wants to yank the plan in favor of oil exploration.

  • Singer selling $100 million worth of mansions Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 12:02 PM ET
    Celine Dion's mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida.

    The singer is cashing out of the mansion market, listing two of her trophy properties in Florida and Montreal for a total of more than $100 million.

  • Least tax-friendly states for retirees Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Due to a combo of taxes on ordinary income, pensions, real estate, inherited property and estates, these 10 states can best be described as hostile territory for seniors.

  • Fly us! We'll have first class, too: JetBlue CEO Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 10:58 AM ET

    JetBlue Airways will be adding swanky, new premium seats on popular New York to California routes to keep loyal customers from flying other carriers, CEO Dave Barger told CNBC.

  • San Francisco power, water threatened by wildfire Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 9:45 AM ET
    A firefighter from Cosumnes Fire Department monitors a back fire while battling the Rim Fire on August 22, 2013 in Groveland, California.

    A wildfire that has already charred 15,000 acres of land in California now threatens the water and power supplies for San Francisco.

  • Parents face the student loan double whammy Monday, 26 Aug 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    Parents increasingly are struggling to pay off student loans even as their children take on new debts to pay for schooling. The loans are becoming a multigenerational burden.