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Apple is working on a cheaper version of its popular iPhone that could be released this year, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.
Microsoft has sold 60 million licenses and upgrades for its new Windows 8 operating system in the 10 weeks since its launch, a top executives said.
The U.S. could save more than $500 billion in Medicare and Medicaid spending over the next ten years, by more aggressively coordinating medical care for seniors and the poor, according to new research from health insurer UnitedHealth Group.
Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook is meeting with partners and government officials in China on his second visit in less than a year.
Dish Network has made an unsolicited offer to buy Clearwire for about $2.28 billion, trumping an offer by Clearwire shareholder Sprint Nextel and potentially interfering with Softbank plan to take a majority stake in Sprint.
Larry Kudlow and guests debate whether Jack Lew is a good pick for Treasury Secretary.
Alcoa kicked off earnings season by hitting its earnings target and raising its outlook for global aluminum demand. Shares rose after-hours.
One day after a Dreamliner caught on fire, Boeing found itself facing another 787 with problems. This at a time when the aviation company said it has traced the source of the fire to a lithium ion battery.
Millionaires already get audited more than the everyone else but a new government report suggests they should get audited even more.
Budweiser is rolling out Budweiser Crown Black to retailers on Jan. 21, in advance of a big promotional push that will include a thirty-second spot during Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3. Can lightning strike twice?
A key conservative in the Senate told CNBC on Tuesday that spending cuts would have to be part of any discussion to raise the nation's borrowing limit.
Target is pledging to match prices of select online rivals year round. The promise began as a holiday promotion, but it will now be extended. But is this a race to the bottom for retailers?
A French Internet provider is allowing users to block ads and that has Google and other online advertisers worried.
Facing a February deadline, the Obama administration is calling gun owner groups, victims' organizations and video-game industry representatives to the White House for talks Wednesday on curbing gun violence.
Cord-cutting hasn't proven much of a threat to media giants, but new technologies are encouraging a new trend: "Cord Nevers."
Small-business owners' confidence was virtually flat, as entrepreneurs still expect business conditions to worsen in the next six months.
Michael Dell has lost of one of the key lieutenants he recruited to help him turn around his ailing computer company.
This famous DC hotel is offering a $47,000 inauguration package that includes a range of luxuries, including your own "Twitter butler," to capture and post your every move!
Former JPMorgan investment-banking chief James "Jes" Staley is joining BlueMountain Capital, the $12 billion hedge fund.
Shares in Vodafone rose almost 3 percent on Tuesday after its partner in U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless said it would be "feasible" to buy out the British group in what would be one of the biggest corporate deals ever.
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What can a million dollars buy you in the reclaimed property market? CNBC went across the country to find out.
1 in 5 people in developing regions continue to live on less than the international poverty threshold of $1.25 a day, according to the United Nations.
The Times equated the ban on marijuana to 13 years of Prohibition in the U.S.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Peter Boockvar of The Lindsey Group, discuss inflation and the Fed's interest rate policy. Boockvar says the data is moving much faster than the Fed is forecasting and they are falling way behind the reality of the data.
Meera Joshi, NYC Taxi & Limousine CEO, discusses the launch of ride-sharing service Lyft in New York City, officially taking on rival Uber.
Discussing how to play Twitter and the social media sector, with Richard Greenfield, BTIG media and technology analyst. Greenfield says Facebook is very attractive and you should be buying it.