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  • Alibaba's potential secret US weapon Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:00 AM ET
    The Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. application loading page is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPad, rear, and iPhone 5s in an arranged photograph.

    As Alibaba dips into the US and onto Amazon's home turf, a little-known start-up called AppFlood may be among its best allies.

  • Why markets are drowning in uncertainty Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 2:25 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Any relief from a correction may give way to listless trade, writes CNBC's Karen Tso.

  • Bubble Watch? Meetings in a $400,000 Bentley Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET
    Bentley Mulsanne

    The nouveau riche can now ride in a 2014 Bentley Mulsanne that includes trays that double as WiFi-enabled iPad work stations and heated massage chairs.

  • Drought-shaming: There's an app for that Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 1:58 PM ET
    A home with a dead lawn stands in front of hills that are browned with dried grass on July 18, 2014, in Fremont, California.

    It rained in Southern California this weekend. However—and stop me if you've heard this one before—it wasn't nearly enough to cure the drought.

  • ISTANBUL, Aug 4- Cheers erupted from the packed stands when Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan scored his third goal in a celebrity soccer match to mark the opening of an Istanbul stadium. His orange jersey bore the number 12, a reminder of Erdogan's ambition to become the nation's 12th president in Turkey's first popular vote for its head of state, on Aug. 10.

  • AI may be 'more dangerous than nukes,' Musk warns Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 11:51 AM ET
    Elon Musk

    Tesla founder Elon Musk warned Saturday that the impending rise of artificial intelligence could "potentially be more dangerous than nukes."

  • DUBAI, August 4- Iraq's Sunni Islamist insurgency, crippling further its dream to match the oil power of Saudi Arabia, makes oilfields in the safer south more vital, but even that region has not been completely free from attacks.

  • NEW YORK, July 15- After helping a girlfriend through the messy, tangled finances left in the wake of a parent's death, John Kerecz had a message for his own mom and dad: Get your paperwork in order.

  • Facebook restores service after brief outage Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 2:58 PM ET
    The Facebook  logo is displayed on an Apple iPad Air in this photo in Washington.

    Facebook said service to the world's largest online social network was fully restored on Friday, following a widespread outage that affected users in multiple countries.

  • *Sanctions restrict Sberbank's access to EU capital markets. MOSCOW, Aug 1- Russia's top lender, Sberbank, faces rising borrowing costs and a squeeze on its margins after being included in the latest European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

  • UPDATE 4-U.S. auto sales growth slowed in July Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 10:05 AM ET

    DETROIT, Aug 1- U.S. auto sales growth slowed a bit in July, with healthy gains from some manufacturers falling short of expectations, according to early returns from the major carmakers on Friday. Ford Motor Co reported a gain of 10 percent to 212,236 vehicles, slightly beating the analysts' average estimate of 9 percent.

  • DETROIT, Aug 1- U.S. auto sales look set to show healthy gains for July, but not as much as expected, according to early returns from the major carmakers on Friday.

  • What will your shopping list be in 25 years? Friday, 1 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Advancing technology and demographic trends will likely continue to change the consumer purchase landscape in the next 25 years. Here's how.

  • July 31- Corporate networking site LinkedIn Corp forecast better-than-expected adjusted profit and revenue in the current quarter, helped by a rapid rise in its hiring business.

  • Retailers are going to get very personal in 2039 Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    From your social media posts to your locale, retailers use data to better target consumers. But at what point is it just plain creepy?

  • *Twitter shares rally a day after results. Among the biggest positives were bank shares, with the S&P financial index up 0.4 percent, helping to support the S&P 500. Shares of Wells Fargo gained 1.1 percent to $52.10.

  • Stocks mixed; Fed tapers and GDP better than forecast Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    Stocks turned mostly lower Wednesday as better-than-expected growth in the second quarter fostered talk of Fed rate hikes.

  • NEW YORK, July 30- The S&P 500 was near flat on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve gave a rosier assessment of the U.S. economy while reaffirming that it is in no hurry to raise interest rates.

  • How good were Twitter's earnings?     Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Herb Greenberg provides perspective of what's really driving Twitter's stock higher.

  • UPDATE 1-Twitter's surge revives valuation debate Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 12:45 PM ET

    July 30- The surge in Twitter Inc's shares has revived debate about whether the stock warrants a valuation that is five times that of Facebook Inc, its biggest rival in social media. Twitter reported on Tuesday that its active users jumped 24 percent to 271 million in the second quarter.