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  • NEW YORK, Oct 17- U.S. stocks were higher at the open on Friday, following a batch of solid earnings reports that eased concerns about the impact of weak global demand on U.S. growth and businesses. General Electric shares rose 2.8 percent to $24.94 after the company reported third-quarter earnings that topped analyst expectations, pushing the S&P industrial...

  • A watch for tracking your fitness routine—in style Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 9:04 AM ET
    A Wellograph watch and activity tracker is displayed at a press event at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center for the 2014 International CES on January 5, 2014 in Las Vegas.

    Another fitness watch is out on the market and this one aims to help users easily keep tabs on their vital statistics.

  • SYDNEY, Oct 17- Australian biotech firm CSL Ltd, the world's second-biggest blood products maker, said on Friday it's working on a plasma product to treat Ebola following a request from the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation, part of a growing commercial response to the deadly outbreak. Along with CSL, Sydney- listed protective products maker Ansell Ltd, the world's...

  • SYDNEY, Oct 17- Australian biotech firm CSL Ltd, the world's second-biggest blood products maker, said on Friday it's working on a plasma product to treat Ebola following a request from the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation, part of a growing commercial response to the deadly outbreak. Along with CSL, Sydney- listed protective products maker Ansell Ltd, the world's...

  • Getty fails to get injunction on Microsoft image widget Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 5:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 16- Getty Images Inc has failed to convince a federal judge to halt Microsoft Corp's Bing Image Widget, which it said enabled massive copyright infringement, because the software company had already taken it down voluntarily. The multimedia photo and video agency sued Microsoft on Sept. 4 over the widget, which it said permitted the display of images...

  • Review: Macs, mobile unite with Yosemite system Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    CUPERTINO, Calif.— If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar. The Yosemite update to Apple's OS X system, available as a free download starting Thursday, adds several features to bring the Mac in line with last month's iOS 8 update for mobile devices. Yosemite still has plenty of touches that make a...

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 1:21 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 1.3 percent to $96.26 with 53,184,900 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. fell. 6 percent to $22.82 with 30,499,600 shares traded. Comcast Corp. fell 2.5 percent to $49.59 with 44,518,300 shares traded.

  • Suze Orman: Karma is not a negotiating tool Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Suze Orman

    I am a big believer in karma. But to suggest that good karma should be the lynchpin of managing your career is not just wrong, but dangerous.

  • Apple's stock is as popular as its iPhones Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Apple makes the most popular devices in the U.S. It also has the most-loved stock.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 16- Europe's outgoing antitrust chief will not open formal investigations into Google's mobile operating system Android nor into banks suspected of rigging the foreign exchange market, but will leave the decisions to his successor. European Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia, who will step down at the end of October, had on several...

  • Salesforce, Uber have message for vets: 'I Want You' Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 2:43 PM ET

    Salesforce and Uber are recruiting military veterans, a message they're touting at the Dreamforce conference

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 2.7 percent to $96.05 with 50,351,200 shares traded. Comcast Corp. fell 2.7 percent to $50.08 with 19,896,200 shares traded. Facebook Inc. fell 2.2 percent to $72.00 with 27,009,900 shares traded.

  • Apple event: iPads, iMacs and (maybe) a few shockers Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 12:11 PM ET

    While Apple remains mum about what it will reveal at its event Thursday, some industry experts expect it may roll out more new products than usual.

  • Apple looks to rev up fading tablet growth Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    SEATTLE, Oct 15- Apple Inc is expected to unveil thinner and more powerful iPads on Thursday ahead of the holiday season but may struggle to arouse passion for tablets among consumers already over-supplied with hand-held, touch-screen devices. Tablet sales for Apple, which defined the category with the iPad just four years ago, have fallen for two straight...

  • BOSTON, Oct 14- Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack. "If Shellshock and Heartbleed were Threat Level 10, then Poodle is more like a 5 or a 6," said Tal Klein, vice...

  • China sees tech cure for health-care woes Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    Technology is widely used in developed markets, but the size and scale of China make this a huge opportunity for tech firms and a problem for doctors.

  • HANGZHOU, China, Oct 15- Liu Chunming almost died after a car crash in July in Taihe, a remote county in China's southeast Jiangxi province, but survived serious abdominal injuries thanks to specialist doctors who led his treatment from 1,000 kms away. Liu's case- one of a growing number of distance healthcare cases in China- reflects the rise in digital healthcare,...

  • Oct 14- JPMorgan Chase and Co's quarterly results surfaced more than three hours before schedule on Shareholder.com, Nasdaq OMX Group Inc's investor-communications company. **Oct. 15, 2013- Citigroup Inc's third-quarter results were released early as Bloomberg News broke an embargo, forcing the bank to pull forward the release of its statement.

  • Most active Nasdaq-traded stocks Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 1:42 PM ET

    Apple Inc. fell 1.1 percent to $98.75 with 61,504,100 shares traded. Cisco Systems Inc. rose. 5 percent to $23.06 with 28,721,500 shares traded. Facebook Inc. rose. 8 percent to $73.59 with 47,076,100 shares traded.

  • Hey CEOs: Hire more women to boost revenue Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    Satya Nadella take note: A new study finds a gender balanced workforce boosts revenue.