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  • UPDATE 1-Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:45 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28- Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday.

  • Google building fleet of package-delivering drones Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

  • Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:57 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28- Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering everything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday. The effort, which Google calls Project Wing, will take years of development to create a service with multiple vehicles flying multiple deliveries per day, Google said.

  • Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing? Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them. It's a great idea— but it doesn't quite work.

  • Groupon sales reps can't pursue overtime pay class action Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:26 PM ET

    Aug 27- A Chicago federal judge on Wednesday said Groupon Inc sales representatives cannot pursue a class-action lawsuit over the Internet commerce company's failure to pay for overtime before and after its 2011 initial public offering.

  • UPDATE 5-Alibaba revenue accelerates ahead of IPO Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Aug 27- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's revenue accelerated in the second quarter on strong gains in its mobile business, providing investors with what may be the final glimpse of the Chinese e-commerce company's financials before its expected landmark market debut.

  • Amazon pushes further into original content Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    Thursday Amazon launches its third wave of original pilots: three half-hour comedies and two hour-long dramas with big names attached.

  • Silicon Valley 'rapidly becoming bipolar': Pro Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:57 AM ET

    "A whole bunch of companies" are riding the coattails of valuable companies to undeserved valuations, says serial entrepreneur Max Levchin.

  • Amazon sweetens Prime     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Amazon Studios is set to launch its third wave of original pilots, and will spend more than $100 million on original content this quarter. Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • Amazon ups game with Twitch     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    Daniel Alef, "Titans of Fortune" author, shares his thoughts on Amazon's acquisition of Twitch and Jeff Bezos' ability to multi task.

  • Bezos' Amazon-sized leadership     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Daniel Alef, "Titans of Fortune" author, provides a look at how Jeff Bezos was able to assemble a massive company and take on the publishing industry.

  • Square heads for $6 billion valuation: Sources Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 6:28 PM ET
    Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey

    Payments provider Square is in the process of raising capital at a $6 billion valuation, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • *Best Buy tumbles after results, DSW rises. *Digital Ally gains further, up over 250 pct in August. NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday to lift the S&P 500 just a hair above the 2,000 mark, its first close above that milestone, after data that pointed to a brighter future for the economy.

  • Burger King and Orbitz are big market movers Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 4:27 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Burger King Worldwide Inc., down $1.40 to $31. The burger chain confirmed it plans to buy doughnut seller Tim Hortons for $11 billion and will move its headquarters to Canada.

  • Aug 26- RadioShack Corp's second-largest shareholder, Standard General LP, is negotiating a rescue package with investors to help the consumer electronics retailer ward off bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Aug 26- Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month- and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.

  • *Best Buy tumbles after results, DSW rises. *Digital Ally gains further, up over 250 pct in August. NEW YORK, Aug 26- U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Tuesday as both the Dow and S&P 500 backed off after hitting fresh intraday records on the heels of strong consumer data, which suggested that the market's long-running rally could keep going.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Aug 26- Investors are looking over portfolios to make room for Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holdings Inc's market debut next month- and that means some less attractive stocks that funds are holding might be shown the door.

  • Aug 26- Best Buy Co Inc, the largest U.S. consumer electronics retailer, said same-store sales were expected to fall and higher discounting would erode margins in the second half of the year.

  • Freelance bike delivery guy makes $50,000 a year Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    Sean Lyons, a 23-year-old bike messenger, divides his time between three different on-demand delivery services.