California's mountains have risen more than half an inch, thanks to the absence of water to weigh them down, a study found. NBC News reports.» Read More
United Parcel Service said it will start charging by size of packages for all ground services in the U.S., as it looks to offset rising fuel costs.
From revolutionary sites and apps to cloud-based services, these tech firms dominate this year's CNBC Disruptor 50 list.
CNBC's second annual Disruptor 50 list features companies whose innovations are having a dramatic impact across their industries—and society.
Very few companies disrupt anything at all, but some, like Apple and Google, have disrupted markets time and again. Guy Kawasaki notes how.
Today there are more options for investors to invest in disruptive start-ups that promise to become billion-dollar Wall Street darlings.
AT&T will be the exclusive carrier for Amazon.com's new smartphone being unveiled Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Quality is becoming more important than price, according to the American Customer Service Index.
On the floor of the NYMEX, low volatility is forcing traders to try out new strategies—and crossword puzzles.
Chipmaker SanDisk said it would buy flash storage device maker Fusion-io for about $1.1 billion.
How do you know when you’re being played in this market? This ex-Galleon trader offers insight on how you know — and how you play them right back.
The Ford Escape is living up to its name when it comes to popularity with thieves, a new study says.
Warren Buffett is categorically denying money manager David Winters' comments speculating that Coca-Cola could be taken private.
Republican Gov. Rick Perry tells CNBC that he doesn't "necessarily condone" what he referred to as the gay "lifestyle," nor does he "condemn it either."
The severe drought in the Southwest and other parts of the country is causing pain. But most Americans seem to take it in stride.
With its cost-effective technology, Space X is disrupting an industry that promises to be the biggest innovation economy in human history.
Get to your new job in a new ride, but don't overspend. Stick to a sticker-price limit.
If your credit score is shaky, try a credit union. It might improve your tally.
U.S. investment bank Goldman Sachs is the employer of choice for those working in the financial services sector globally, a new survey shows.
General Motors recalled more than 3 million North American cars with faulty ignition switches that could affect power steering and power brakes.
Gaming company Zynga said that Reid Hoffman and Jeffrey Katzenberg have stepped down from the company's board of directors.
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As regulators crack down on natural gas flaring in North Dakota, energy companies are scrambling to meet the rules.
Love Cloud Vegas is an airline where people pay to go airborne so they can join the Mile High Club.
Burning Man is no longer a niche event, and a growing number of businesses are booming because of it.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer rails against mutual funds and explains why he thinks a cheap S&P 500 index fund is the least bad way to passively manage your money-better than the vast bulk of actively managed funds.
While Keurig Green Mountain has been on fire for the last couple of years, could investors get roasted in the months ahead?
Financials were one of the best performing sectors last week but investing in the whole sector may not be a wise decision. Here's why.