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Chinese tourists have their pictures taken outside Buckingham Palace on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

Chinese travelers are the most likely to exaggerate their holiday experience upon returning home, a global survey by Hotels.com found.

A new report by MacRumors shows images of what appears to be Apple's iPhone 6.

Sentiment towards the Australian dollar has dampened recently, but one analyst told CNBC investors shouldn't give up faith.

Safe-haven assets such as U.S. Treasurys and bunds may be rising amid increased geopolitical risks, but some believe it isn't a flight-to-safety bid.

Apple and Samsung's market share is set to decline and not even the iPhone 6 or wearable tech can stop the slide, Fitch said.

Legendary actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89 Wed, 13 Aug '14 | 5:35 AM ET
1950: American screen star Lauren Bacall wearing a dark satin suit for her role as Amy North in 'Young Man with a Horn'.

Lauren Bacall, who captured Humphrey Bogart's heart both on and off the movie screen, died on Tuesday at the age of 89.

Soaring prices underscore the inflation risk in India, which remains a headache for policymakers who will release data on consumer prices this week.

Microsoft has released a 19 euro ($25) ultra-low-cost phone in an aggressive push to capture more sales in the growing emerging markets.

Robin Williams—The $5B man at the box office Tue, 12 Aug '14 | 9:01 AM ET
Robin Williams in 2009

Robin Williams leaves behind a legacy of Hollywood success that spanned decades and generated billions of dollars—in fact, $5.2 billion worldwide.

Robots are the new butlers at Starwood Hotels Tue, 12 Aug '14 | 9:00 AM ET
Botlr robot at Starwood Hotel

Forget your toothpaste? Need more towels? If you're staying at Starwood Hotels, you may be served by a Botlr.

The sudden death of popular Hollywood actor Robin Williams has stunned the world and triggered an outpouring of grief and tributes on social media. Here are some tweets in his memory.

Ten of the world's most sustainable buildings Mon, 11 Aug '14 | 8:51 AM ET

With the need for renewable energy sources pressing, buildings must be green. Here, we look at 10 of the world's most sustainable.

CNBC's Hadley Gamble reports on how sanctions on Russia could benefit Turkey as Vladimir Putin looks east for trade.

How does the U.K. shop online, 20 years after the world first took to the virtual checkouts?

Pedestrians and shoppers cross Orchard Road in Singapore.

Rising prices and growing regional competition are threatening to erode Singapore's reputation as as one of Asia's best retail destinations.

McDonald's? Cramer is not lovin' it Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 10:16 AM ET
A McDonald's restaurant is seen on November 14, 2013 in Miami, Florida.

The hamburger joint's poor sales are just another indication consumers have lost their appetite for fast food, says CNBC's Jim Cramer.

With volatility and geopolitical risks picking up this summer, some in the financial markets are questioning whether to put vacation plans on hold.

Will airstrikes target US-supplied weapons? Fri, 8 Aug '14 | 1:13 PM ET

At some point during airstrikes in Iraq American taxpayer-financed fighter jets may fire on and destroy American taxpayer-financed weapons.

Pankaj Parakh, a municipal corporator, wears a shirt made of gold as he walks with his bodyguards to attend his birthday celebrations in Yeola, in the western Indian state of Maharashtra August 8, 2014.

An Indian textile magnate has taken "spoil yourself" to a new level with custom-made gold shirt worth about $213,000.

"The economy is so unstable and will not survive at the current pace. And Russia does not make anything on its own," said one oligarch.

Smallest Disneyland has big comeback plans Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 6:33 PM ET

After years of disappointing results, Hong Kong Disneyland saw its first profit in 2012 and the key to its financial turnaround is expansion.

Are 6-year olds more tech-savvy than you? Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 8:25 AM ET

New research on Thursday showed that kids and teenagers have more confidence and knowledge of communications technology than adults.

An Indonesian man sold millions of dollars of fake French wine to the wealthy was sentenced to 10 years in jail in Manhattan federal court.

Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones, wearing a Scotland football shirt, performing on stage in May 1982.

Rolling Stone Mick Jagger and over 200 stars have signed a letter urging Scotland to remain part of the U.K.

A street market in Cidade del Este, Paraguay, is shown in this photo.

Piracy, possible Hezbollah funding, drugs and human trafficking indicate that we should pay attention to Paraguay. Global Post reports.

The Duchess of Cambridge’s brother, James Middleton, hopes his business idea will get him the royal treatment: turning Instagram snaps into marshmallows.

Former Apple employee Sam Sung is cashing in Wed, 6 Aug '14 | 3:33 PM ET
Apple Inc. employee Sam Sung auctions off his business card on eBay.

A man named Sam Sung no longer works for Apple, but he is still looking to cash in on the irony—for charity, at least.

Global economy’s new headwind: Gray hair Thu, 7 Aug '14 | 1:21 AM ET

The number of "super-aged" societies are set to quadruple by 2020, with smaller workforces and lower household savings set to drag economic growth.

Hackers are making lots of money selling stolen usernames and passwords on the black market, says FireEye CEO David DeWalt.

Gold-colored Bugatti's cruise along London's streets. "The season" during which rich Arab boy racers come to flaunt their cars is upon us.