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The annual Airline Quality Rankings by Wichita State University and Purdue University show carriers bumping more passengers from oversold flights and delivering service that often leaves customers frustrated.
The Newspaper Association of America says newspaper companies have found new ways to make money as the state of the industry changes.
Taxi! Taxi! Taxiiiiiii! That's a common refrain of city living, but soon it may go the way of the phone booth amid the emergence of smartphone apps for hailing a taxi.
Forget Facebook's poke. Mobile dating applications are making it easier than ever for singles to break the ice.
Major League Baseball may be a couple of centuries old, but when it comes to using technology and new media, the sport is hitting home runs.
Restaurants are increasingly selling these off-menu items to bring customers "in the know" while in an oxymoron move showcasing these "secret" or hidden menus on their own websites.
Despite the disappointing March jobs report and an expected slowdown in growth, the overall data have been encouraging, Goldman Sachs economist Jan Hatzius told CNBC.
Some family businesses are more resilient because of a long-term focus and a commitment to customers. Careful spending like a 'frugal Yankee' helps too.
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos has invested a "significant" amount of money in Business Insider, according to an internal memo posted on the media company's website.
Fidelity Investments and Charles Schwab give independent financial advisers a percentage of the assets that their clients put in certain mutual funds, according to Reuters.
Crowdfunding circles are frustrated the SEC has not yet finalized rules that could potentially turbocharge the funding platform for startups and small businesses, Entrepreneur reports.
The fast-food chain, which is owned by Yum Brands, will introduce fried boneless chicken chunks as an alternative to its traditional breast, thigh and drumstick pieces.
Job creation slowed to a crawl during March, with the U.S. economy creating just 88,000 positions though the unemployment rate fell to 7.6 percent.
The prospects for U.S. economic growth are "still too little" and "too uncertain," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor told CNBC. American can't just sit back on its laurels, he added.
U.S. President Barack Obama will offer cuts to Social Security and other entitlement programs in a budget proposal aimed at swaying Republicans to compromise on a deficit-reduction deal, a senior administration official said.
As it intensifies its push into groceries and perishable foods, Wal-Mart Stores is betting it can take on these labor-intensive categories by adding efficiency, not bodies.
Rivals NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX Group both claim that to have listed the most IPOs in the first quarter, while Thomson Reuters' data shows the two exchange operators as being tied.
Airbus recaptured the aircraft industry's top spot in the first quarter as U.S. rival Boeing fell behind on orders and grappled with the grounding of its newest jet.
Hewlett-Packard Chairman Ray Lane, who has come under fire from shareholders for his role in the botched acquisition of software firm Autonomy, has stepped down.
Roger Ebert has died of complications of cancer at age 70. He was the film critic of the Chicago Sun-Times since 1967 and his reviews were syndicated in more than 200 newspapers around the world.
Christopher Nassetta, Hilton Hotels president & CEO, discusses Hilton's IPO, global growth and what differentiates Hilton economically from other hotels. "There is a huge amount of value and growth with the real estate we own," Nassetta says.
Herb Weisbaum says many extended warranties have improved, but they're still probably not a good deal, with one notable exception.
Hilton opens for trading at $21.30. CNBC's Bob Pisani reports the "good" open has given a stock jump to its competitors.