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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 2- The Washington Post's owner, Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, has named a former executive from rival Politico as publisher of the 137- year-old newspaper, replacing Katharine Weymouth. Frederick J. Ryan Jr. will lead the paper, the Washington Post said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Politico founder to be Washington Post publisher Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 9:28 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Katharine Weymouth is stepping down as publisher of The Washington Post and will be replaced by Frederick Ryan, who previously led Politico. Weymouth, a member of the Graham family that owned the Post for 80 years, announced Tuesday that she will leave the Post after serving for 17 years in various roles.

  • Select Income REIT adds to portfolio in $2.7B deal Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    NEWTON, Mass.— Select Income REIT will spend about $2.7 billion in cash and stock to buy Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal that adds 64 office and industrial properties to the real estate investment trust's portfolio.

  • US stocks rise; best August in 14 years for S&P 500 Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks rose Friday, with Wall Street headed to a fourth week of gains ahead of the long holiday weekend.

  • Google's infrastructure play     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    Lou Basenese, Disruptive Tech Research, discusses Google's push into the drone delivery space.

  • How FAA views drones     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Google has announced "Project Wing" aiming to develop its drone delivery system, and Eamon Javers spoke with the FAA about unmanned vehicle regulations.

  • Midday movers: Apple, Big Lots, Tesla Motors & more Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:17 PM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of Friday's midday movers:

  • Big money is pouring into high-tech tutoring Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:10 PM ET
    Educational Support Specialists provide online university level tutoring in Mountain View, California.

    The $7 billion market for tutoring services is in the midst of a transformation, driven by new technology.

  • Alibaba attack: Three Chinese giants to form rival Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:09 PM ET
    Wang Jianlin (C), Chairman of Wanda, holds hands with Tencent Chief Executive Officer Pony Ma (R) and Baidu Inc. Chairman and CEO Robin Li (L), in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, August 29, 2014.

    China's Dalian Wanda group and Tencent said they would set up an $814 million e-commerce joint venture with Baidu as the firms compete with Alibaba.

  • Drone players now & tomorrow     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    Kara Swisher, Re/code co-executive editor, and the "Squawk Alley" crew discuss drone delivery and who will enter the space. Swisher says in 10 years, drones will be normal.

  • How pros think Yahoo should spend its Alibaba cash Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    Yahoo's chief executive, Marissa Mayer, speaks at the 2014 Cannes Lions in June in Cannes, France.

    Yahoo’s survival depends on it making more investments in a few key areas, industry experts said.

  • Find the best Labor Day deals with these apps Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 9:23 AM ET
    Zoomingo app.

    To help shoppers find the best sales Labor Day, here are mobile apps for iOS and Android devices recommended by Trae Bodge, senior editor for retailmenot.com.

  • US stock futures remain mildly higher after data Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 8:32 AM ET

    Wall Street looked set to open higher on the last day of the week, albeit in low volume trade ahead of Monday's Labor Day holiday.

  • The 'poorest' members of Congress Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 7:05 AM ET

    Some members of Congress are paying debts on everything from family farms to legal fees. Here's a list of those with the least financial assets.

  • 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.

  • Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 6:33 PM ET
    Google headquarters.

    Google is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine.

  • Is becoming a franchisee for you? Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Aspiring business owners should consider the many advantages and disadvantages of operating a franchise before making the initial investment.

  • Amazon launches original series pilots     Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    Amazon announced it will spend more than $100 million on original video content this quarter, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.