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  • GM lawyers criticized for 'deceit' in switch recall Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:39 PM ET
    Kenneth Feinberg, administrator of the GM compensation fund, waits to begin testifying before a Senate committee in July.

    General Motors' legal chief came under fire at a Senate subcommittee hearing related to faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths. USA Today reports.

  • Toyota turns to fuel cell after hybrid success Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:25 PM ET
    Toyota Automotive Operations Senior Vice President Bob Carter speaks during a press event for the Toyota fuel cell concept vehicle in Las Vegas.

    Toyota is betting that drivers will embrace hydrogen fuel cells, a technology that runs on the energy created by an electrochemical reaction.

  • Sir Martin Sorrell likes rejected TW-Fox merger Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, says a Time Warner-Fox merger would be "really interesting" for advertisers due to easy access and distribution.

  • Rocket science for lean times: Boeing's new game Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:41 AM ET
    Boeing's CST-100 prototype

    A Boeing executive says space exploration must be resold to the public in these days of tight budgets and declining interest.

  • Is Liberty Global looking to acquire ITV?  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Ian Whittaker, media analyst at Liberum Capital, comments on Liberty Global's 6.4 percent stake in ITV and on consolidation in the media sector.

  • NASA moon boots for sale, with a modern twist Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    To commemorate the 45th anniversary of the moon landing, 100 pairs of sneakers inspired by moon boots will be available.

  • Bigger is better: SUVs, crossovers outsell sedans Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 10:34 AM ET
    2014 Jeep Cherokees

    Utility vehicles accounted for 36.5 percent of the overall American market during the first five months of 2014.

  • Aereo loses key ruling in effort to restart service Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 9:51 AM ET
    Aereo.com, a web service that provides television shows online, is shown on an iPhone 4S in New York.

    Officials have told Aereo that they do not consider it a "cable company" under the terms of copyright law, according to a letter obtained by CNBC.

  • Parents, get ready to spend more on back-to-school Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    Back-to-school shopping is expected to rise on an increase in school supplies and higher demand for electronics.

  • LVMH, eBay settle legal battle over fake goods Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    LVMH and eBay have settled a six-year legal battle in which the online auction site was accused of allowing users to sell knock-off goods.

  • James Stewart, New York Times columnist, shares his thoughts on whether Rupert Murdoch's conservative reputation played a role in 21st Century Fox's failure to buy Time Warner.

  • 21st Century Fox faces big hurdles: NYT's Stewart  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch attends the Time 100 Gala at Lincoln Center in New York.

    James Stewart, New York Times columnist, and Michael Wolf, Activate co-founder, discuss Time Warner's rebuff of Rupert Murdoch's $80 billion bid. It's clear there are a lot of synergies between these two companies, says Wolf. But Stewart points out the deal faces tough regulatory issues.

  • How Rupert Murdoch could rule US media Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:42 AM ET
    Rupert Murdoch arrives at the 2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, March 2, 2014, in West Hollywood, Calif.

    Rupert Murdoch’s audacious offer for Time Warner that if it succeeds would cement his status as the most powerful U.S. media magnate.

  • Media enters age of consolidation  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:25 AM ET

    Andre Barlow, former DOJ trial attorney, and Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, share insight on emerging antitrust issues as consolidation efforts seep through the media sector.

  • 'What Rupert wants, Rupert gets...'  Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Alex De Groote, media analyst at Peel Hunt, expects 21st Century Fox to present another offer for Time Warner in the coming days, and discusses how to invest in the media sector.

  • Why Rupert Murdoch won't give up on TWC  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:32 PM ET

    Jason Moser, Senior Analyst at Motley Fool, names the "two big prizes" that 21st Century Fox sees in Time Warner and says markets can expect a higher bid soon.

  • A higher bid is needed for Time Warner: Pro  Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    21st Century Fox should raise the value of its bid above $80 billion, says David Riedel, President & Founder at Riedel Research Group.

  • These entrepreneurs are driven to drink Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    For spirit makers, there's a variation of the old adage: To make a small fortune, start with a large one.

  • Ebay results mixed, guidance light; shares higher Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:42 PM ET

    Ebay earnings beat by a penny while revenue missed expectations. Shares rose after initially fluctuating in extended hours trading.

  • Yum's China sales jump as KFC bounces back Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 4:38 PM ET

    KFC parent Yum Brands Inc on Wednesday said second-quarter sales at established restaurants in China, its No. 1 market, jumped 15 percent