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Holidays in orbit? Lift-off for space tourism Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 7:33 AM ET

Forty-five years after Neil Armstrong's moon landing, there are slew of companies wanting to make space travel as regular as airplane trips.

Now the World Cup is getting blamed for … Tue, 15 Jul '14 | 4:20 AM ET

June's headline 73 percent plunge in Singapore's new home sales may look worrying, but some analysts are pointing the blame at the World Cup.

The child character in Singapore's anti-gambling ad was mocked for worrying his father bet the piggybank on Germany. But the followup tips no payout.

Inflation fight brings Twitter to standstill Mon, 14 Jul '14 | 12:31 PM ET

It wasn't just a debate about inflation—it was must-watch television that captivated the world of Finance Twitter.

Andy Warhol's artwork titled 'Liz #1 (Early Colored Liz)' is auctioned at Sotheby's for $20,325,000 on November 13, 2013 in New York City.

Convinced that consumers are finally ready to shop online for Picassos in addition to Pez dispensers, Sotheby's and eBay are teaming up again. The NYT reports.

Filmmaker James Gunn, actors Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana from Marvel Studios movie 'Guardians of the Galaxy'.

When Disney bought Marvel in 2009, it did so without two popular franchises. Spider-Man is licensed to Sony, while 21st Century Fox owns X-Men.

What to expect from the Farnborough Airshow Mon, 14 Jul '14 | 4:08 AM ET

As the Farnborough International Airshow approaches we take a look at what to expect from the week-long exhibition.

The 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat.

Earlier this month the brand revealed what it is calling "the most powerful muscle car ever," coming in at a screeching 707 horsepower.

Get hitched at McDonald's...no, really! Fri, 11 Jul '14 | 10:27 AM ET

Nothing spells eternity like a McD's white balloon wedding gown or a crystal McDonald's house wedding gift for some couples in Hong Kong.

10 apps to boost your career Sat, 12 Jul '14 | 10:00 AM ET

Sometimes the best tools to help you move up the employment ladder are right in your pocket. Here are apps that will help you make the right moves.

Singapore is grappling with structural issues, like an over-reliance on foreign labor. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah takes a closer look at the issue.

As World Cup fever spread, the usually sober investment banks-turned-pundits offered their predictions. Here's how they did.

CNBC looks at how culture, the environment and health has changed since its first broadcast in 1989.

Joe Bastianich, Tim Love and Waylynn Lucas of CNBC's "Restaurant Startup" unanimously cited their three warning signs of a category five culinary nightmare.

Apple's iPhone 5S

Chinese state media branded Apple's iPhone a threat to national security because of the smartphone's ability to track and time-stamp user locations.

The wildly popular "Game of Thrones" TV series could also help re-establish Croatia's reputation as a location for film making.

After India's budget fell short on measures to rein in the subsidy bill, Finance Minister Jaitley said he needs more time to overhaul the system.

How media has changed in 25 years     Thu, 10 Jul '14 | 6:51 PM ET

The way the world consumes media and entertainment has seen a drastic evolution since 1989 ,when CNBC first started broadcasting. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

Shanghai stock exchange

China will overtake the U.K. and Japan to become the second-largest global equity market by 2030, a report by investment bank Credit Suisse says.

An emotional fan reacts to Brazil's brutal 7-1 loss to Germany during the World Cup's semi-final match Tuesday.

After Brazil's brutal World Cup loss, its populace could focus on the tournament's costs amid a flagging economy.

Priciest city also among the poorest Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 9:00 PM ET
Slums on the outskirts of Luanda, Angola

Poverty-stricken, traffic-clogged and crime-ridden aren't characteristics you would typically associate with costly cities.

Alix Catherine Tichleman, 26, is accused in yacht overdose death.

The victim, a Google executive and father of five, overdosed on his 50-foot yacht at the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor.

It was no Brazilian slaughter, but the Netherlands-Argentina World Cup semi-final still generated plenty of passion on Wednesday.

In a new international study of teens' financial literacy skills, the U.S. isn't even close to being at the top.

The rise of e-commerce in Asia     Mon, 30 Jun '14 | 8:23 PM ET
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. apps are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s in this arranged photograph.

This year, Asia Pacific is set to overtake North America as the largest e-commerce market in the world. CNBC's Julia Wood takes a look at how companies are cashing in on this lucrative space.

Look who backs a 4-day workweek Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 11:58 AM ET
Larry Page, co-founder and chief executive officer at Google Inc.

Not just Google's Larry Page but everyday millionaires, who you'd guess would preach the religion of long hours, think our workweek should be shorter.

For some in eastern Europe, communism helps explains how two small countries managed to triumph in computing.

Indonesia elections: Scenes from the vote Wed, 9 Jul '14 | 2:24 AM ET

After a month of intense campaigning, Indonesians voted on July 9 to elect their first new president in a decade.

Marcelo of Brazil reacts after allowing a goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Brazil and Germany at Estadio Mineirao on July 8, 2014 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Soccer fan or not, sports fan or not, it was impossible not to watch Germany's absolute crushing of Brazil in the World Cup semifinal.

Apple's iWatch, tipped to launch in the autumn this year, could dent the profits of the Swiss company behind the Swatch brand.