Google has quietly acquired seven technology companies in an effort to create a new generation of robots, The New York Times reports.» Read More
Technological advance in the mobile space have produced a paradigm shift in business practices and etiquette. The skyrocketing use of mobile devices is upending much of what we know and experience in our work lives. Gone is the eight-hour workday, reports USA Today.
It's worth considering one study that argues spending time in prison actually helps a person increase their earnings power from criminal activity.
Veteran bank analyst Richard Bove continues to be bullish on the banking sector.
So goes traffic - so goes the economy, according to INRIX, a data-gathering and analysis firm that stumbled onto traffic as an economic indicator.
Many companies remain reluctant to hire, stringing job applicants along for weeks or months before they make a decision. The New York Times reports.
Nearly two-thirds of victimized companies go belly up after being cyber attacked. How small outfits can protect themselves.
The Dow's record high feels "eerily similar" to the market's peak in mid-2007 before the global financial crisis, Albert Edwards, the London-based global strategist at Societe Generale, known for his famously bearish stance on equities, said on Thursday.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell, while the trade deficit grew and productivity dropped, reports showed Thursday.
Hedge fund titan Jim Chanos told CNBC he's short on Dell and wonders if the potential deal-makers circling the troubled PC maker are looking at the company's financials.
After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.
Department store J.C. Penney laid off about 2,200 employees in its stores and district offices on Wednesday, according to a report from The Dallas Morning News.
Containing health care costs, promoting innovation and the treatment of deadly diseases are among the biggest challenges the U.S. faces, Johnson and Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky said on Thursday.
Apple is in a "dilemma", according to one analyst and a low-end version of the iPhone or even a rumored iWatch or Apple TV may not be enough to turn its fortunes around.
Planned layoffs rose for the second month in a row in February as the financial sector cut the most employees in over a year, a report showed on Thursday.
A television consultant claims that former Vice President Al Gore and others at Current TV stole his idea to sell the struggling network to Al-Jazeera.
Facebook appointed a former Genentech executive to its board of directors, the social networking company's latest move to expand its boardroom following its initial public offering last May.
Despite objections, the U.S. is heading down the road to export natural gas, and that could ultimately help shake up world energy markets.
Dell on Thursday said it welcomed Carl Icahn, who has built up a 100 million share stake in the company, and other interested parties as the computer maker seeks to go private.
Corporate buybacks have surpassed the $1 trillion mark for the first time since 2009, a sign the credit boom is reaching new heights, according to one chief market strategist.
U.S. safety regulators are poised to approve a plan to allow Boeing Co to begin flight tests of the 787 Dreamliner with a fix for its volatile batteries, a critical step towards returning the grounded aircraft to service, two sources familiar with the matter said.
A man born to wealthy parents was awarded about $371,000 in damages after accidentally being switched with another baby 60 years ago, NBC reports.
Detroit's bankruptcy may be an extreme remedy, but the city's fiscal ailments are widely felt in other cities, states.
So the holidays have arrived. How do you tip all of the people who clean the house, walk the dog? Here is your guide.
Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management, and Mike Santoli, Yahoo Finance, discuss why good news isn't always good news for the market and weigh in on the Fed.
Former Republican Senator of Texas, Kay Bailey Hutchinson, feels Republicans are trying to fix issues with Obamacare.
Dorian Warren, Columbia University Associate professor; Robert Laszewski, Health Policy and Strategy Associates president; and Scott Gottlieb, M.D, American Enterprise Institute, discuss issues and the future of Obamacare.