• Cyberattacks get bigger, smarter, more damaging Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 12:08 PM ET

    Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet.

  • DDoS cyber attacks get bigger, smarter, more damaging Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 6:55 AM ET

    LONDON, March 5- Crashing websites and overwhelming data centres, a new generation of cyber attacks is costing millions and straining the structure of the Internet. On Feb. 10, internet security firm Cloudflare says it protected one of its customers from what might be the largest DDoS documented so far.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 18 Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, Mexico- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks before the Mexican Bankers Association- 0000 GMT. TORONTO, Canada- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Tiff Macklem speaks at an event in Toronto- 0015 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 17 Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Sir Jon Cunliffe speaks on EU- 1030 GMT.

  • But booming sales of aircraft, far from being a bonanza for suppliers, are spurring brutal competition between Airbus Group NV and Boeing Co, which are demanding better deals from the companies that make billions of parts the factories need.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 14 Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks at the of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference 2014- 2200 GMT. BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi will give introductory remarks at the Quarterly Hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium- 1400 GMT.

  • Feb 28- The U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday tentatively approved plans by United Continental Holdings to operate a flight from San Francisco to Tokyo's Haneda Airport.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 13 Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota and Federal Reserve Board Governor Jeremy Stein participates in panel to discuss report on interactions between monetary policy and financial stability before the University of Chicago Booth School of Business 2014 Monetary Policy Forum- 1515 GMT.

  • 'Zero tip' if minimum wage rises Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 9:33 AM ET
    A tip is left by a customer at Linda's Place Restaurant in St. Clair Shores, Mich.

    The fight to raise the minimum wage is facing a backlash in Seattle, where diners are now grumbling about tips. NBC News reports.

  • Mt.Gox customers could be out of luck, experts warn Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
    Bitcoin trader Kolin Burges (C) from London is surrounded by reporters as he protests against Tokyo-based bitcoin changer Mt.Gox in front of the company's office in Tokyo on Feb. 26, 2014.

    Bitcoin exchange customers may have little chance of recovering their funds if they prove to be missing, according to legal and regulatory experts.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- What can you do if you deposited bitcoins at Mt. Unlike bank accounts in the United States, bitcoin deposits have no government-backed insurance.

  • Seattle airport makes it easier to find Nirvana Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    Seattle's airport will soon get a dose of indie cred as the grunge-famous Sub Pop label starts selling vinyl and CDs, and hosting gigs.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 11 Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    WOOSTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Sandra Pianalto gives lecture, "Reflections on 35 Years with the Federal Reserve System" at the James R. Wilson Lecture Series hosted by the College of Wooster- 0030 GMT. SAITAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Koji Ishida speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Mar 06 Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    SYDNEY- Institute of Internal Finance/G20 conference in Australia. Speakers: Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey, Ali Babacan, Financial Stability Board Secretary General, Svein Andresen, U.S. Department of the Treasury Assistant Secretary, Marisa Lago and South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele.

  • U.S. tax season returns, and with it refund fraud Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 4:53 PM ET

    Someone in Florida had filed using his name and Social Security number, the IRS said. Some 1.6 million Americans were victims of ID theft tax refund crimes in the first half of 2013, up from 1.2 million in all of 2012, the IRS watchdog, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, said in a November report.

  • First U.S. bitcoin ATMs to open soon in Seattle, Austin Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Feb 18- Robocoin said on Tuesday that later this month it will install the first automated teller machines in the United States that let users buy and sell bitcoin, the latest step into the mainstream for the digital currency.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13- A U.S. appeals court on Thursday revived a shareholder lawsuit against BP PLC over statements the company made in the wake of a 2006 oil spill in Alaska. The ruling from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco allows shareholders to proceed with some securities fraud claims against BP after a lower judge had dismissed them.

  • Protest against private tech shuttles     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    Demonstrations against corporate commuter shuttles are popping up in Silicon Valley and Seattle. CNBC's Josh Lipton reports.

  • Airports ramping up downtown rail connections Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 2:53 PM ET
    In April 2013, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport’s Sky Train began service between the airport’s busiest terminal and Valley Metro Light Rail.

    Dallas, Seattle and other cities are connecting their airports to downtown by rail in hopes of easing headaches and attracting more business.

  • Rents rising faster in tech hubs than in rest of U.S. Thursday, 6 Feb 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- San Franciscans have long blamed the technology sector for rising rents. Now, a study from real-estate company Trulia backs them up. Rents are rising faster in U.S. tech hubs than in the rest of the country, Trulia said in a report released Thursday.

Most Popular Video

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 2:10 AM ET

Bill McDermott, co-CEO of SAP, says cloud computing is "growing faster than everything else" in the company.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 1:50 AM ET

Edward George, head of soft commodities at Ecobank, says chocolate will become a luxury in Europe as cocoa prices shoot up.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 11:31 PM ET

Vera Eve Lim, CFO at Bank Danamon Indonesia, explains why the lender saw a 13 percent drop in first-quarter earnings.