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  • Want to be a better worker? Get a creative hobby Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    Employees who did something creative after work were more likely to be helpful and creative problem solvers on the job, according to new research.

  • Cheaters may speed need for data-laden poker chips Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:19 PM ET

    Some RFID gaming chips have the ability to not only cut casino's cheating losses, but also track an individual player bet by bet.

  • American Eagle now called Envoy Air, mostly Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:52 PM ET
    American Eagle jets at LaGuardia Airport in New York.

    An American Airlines subsidiary has changed its name, but the old moniker isn't entirely going away, the Dallas Morning News reports.

  • An unconventional love story     Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    Alison Sloat lets Marcus in on her unusual past and the unexpected way Jim and Alison found each other.

  • Atari gets into real-money gambling Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 5:29 PM ET

    Atari, the maker of classic video games like "Pong" and "Centipede," is about to make things a bit more interesting for players. Pariplay will launch Atari's brands across a number of social, online and mobile platforms. This includes a website with real-money gambling on some of Atari's arcade classics, like Centipede, Asteroids and Pong.

  • Passenger claims Air Canada let man 'vape' onboard Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:36 AM ET
    Air Canada plane

    A man may have been allowed to use an electronic cigarette on a flights from Calgary to Toronto.

  • Hotels rush to create 12/13/14 wedding packages Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    The last sequential calendar date in this century may be a lucky day for some couples.

  • Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 3:49 AM ET

    CHIANG MAI, Thailand— The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Thousands have clambered aboard student buses at Chiang Mai University, made a mess in cafeterias and sneaked into classes to attend lectures.

  • *Governor supports casino plan; Tokyo officials yet to voice support. OSAKA, Japan, April 15- The Japanese city of Osaka plans to invite operators to build a casino on a plot of reclaimed land on Osaka Bay, its governor told Reuters, pipping Tokyo in the race to attract global gaming firms to set up the country's first gambling resort.

  • Travelers seeking to conquer unexplored territory Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    Elk at Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park

    Travelers are spending more money on a quest for something authentic. "It's almost like there's no wild places anymore," said one industry spokesman.

  • Airbnb working on plan to pay New York hotel taxes Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:43 AM ET
    Airbnb app on an iPhone and iPad.

    The peer-to-peer home rental company hopes to start collecting New York hotel taxes by July 1.

  • Hedge fund manager dodges subway fare—for 5 years! Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    A high-flying executive managed to dodge paying the full fare on his daily commute for five years and paid back £43,000 ($72,000) he owed.

  • *Sees positive growth in HK, Macau stores sales in coming year. *Says decline in Jan-Mar quarter sales in HK, Macau due to high comparison in 2013.

  • SD Lottery expects less income this year than last Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    PIERRE, S.D.— The South Dakota Lottery is anticipating a slight decrease in revenue this year. Lottery officials estimate $105.7 million in revenue for the fiscal year ending in June 2014. The South Dakota Lottery Commission discussed the figures at a meeting Thursday.

  • Travel app aims to cut jet lag discombobulation Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 11:11 AM ET

    An iOS app uses a mathematical model to help flyers reprogram their circadian rhythm faster than going it alone.

  • Why you may want to 'consciously uncouple' taxes Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:22 AM ET

    Filing taxes after you divorce, or even separate, may be trickier than when you were together and your first "uncoupled" tax bill might deliver a major financial blow.

  • Oh, to be French: Work emails banned after 6 pm Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 3:29 PM ET
    France intends to protect employees from work email disturbing them outside office hours.

    French employers and unions have reached an agreement that would ban workers from checking work email or taking calls after 6 p.m., the BBC reports.

  • More credit cards nix foreign transaction fees Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 2:22 PM ET

    Overseas travelers are finding it easier to choose a credit card that doesn't take an extra cut for charges made abroad.

  • Junior analysts get no break despite new rules Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:19 AM ET
    Barclays Capital office building in New York.

    Investment banks have attempted to cut pressure on junior analysts, but the more things change, the more they remain the same. The NYT reports.

  • Ky. panel approves incentives for 2 projects Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    FRANKFORT, Ky.— A Kentucky panel has approved more than $8.5 million in state tax incentives for a Newport hotel and a Frankfort distillery. The Kentucky Tourism Development Authority approved $8 million in incentives for a planned $33 million, 150- room hotel in Newport.

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