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Facebook has ended billion-dollar talks to acquire Waze, a free social mapping and navigation application, AllThingsD reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.
U.S. banks earned more from January through March than during any quarter on record, buoyed by greater income from fees and fewer losses from bad loans.
Despite many in the market who would like to see an acquisition of Netflix, its co-founder and CEO said the company is better off remaining independent.
A sharp rise in mortgage rates means it may already be too late for many homeowners to benefit from a refi. At the same time, it is pushing some renters off the fence.
Although Apple CEO Tim Cook did not whisper any secrets at the D11 conference, he did drop some hints that people can use to guess where Apple is heading.
The bull market in stocks has another five to six years left with the possibility of 8 to 10 percent annual growth, Larry Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock, told CNBC.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan told CNBC on Wednesday that investigating Obama administration scandals won't keep Republicans from pursuing sound fiscal policy.
Women are now the leading or solo breadwinners in 40 percent of U.S. households, compared with just 11 percent in 1960, according Census Bureau data analyzed by Pew.
Wall Street came back from the long weekend with a rosier view about possible tapering by the Federal Reserve. Here's why.
A federal court ruled that a Comcast affiliate should have been allowed to put the Tennis Channel in a different cable television subscription tier than its own sports network.
President Obama loses a game of "Touchdown Fever" with Gov. Chris Christie as they tour a rebuilt part of the Jersey shore seven months after Hurricane Sandy washed ashore.
When it comes to the fight against climate change, there are opportunities for positive—and profitable—change, says one green advocate.
U.S. authorities said on Tuesday they have shut down a Costa Rica-based money transfer company that allegedly provided a digital currency used around the world by cyber-criminals.
Many say the Fed's easy money policies are enabling congressional intransigence. But it may really be the other way around.
Just when thousands of urbanites thought they discovered a gold mine in renting out their apartments on Airbnb, regulators and tax collectors are flexing their power.
Brokers say there are now at least a half dozen homes and estates in the Hamptons that are renting for around $1 million—just for the summer—a new record.
The tax-advantaged college-savings plans now house $168.5 billion of our hard-won dough. But not everyone is sold on the idea that 529s are the only way to go.
Helping baby boomers navigate the future is becoming a big business, but now, there's a freebie: LifeReimagined.org from AARP.
Sequester cuts in medical research could end up widening the federal deficit, as slowing the pace of research might end up increasing health care costs.
The United States lags other countries when it comes to offering workers time off, and is especially tough on part-time workers.
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