Millions of customers had their data stolen in a serious hack of a popular maker of technology for children.
A big Thanksgiving holiday shopping push did not materialize, analyst Dana Telsey tells CNBC.
The poor turnout for Black Friday in the U.K. may be because traditional retailers don't know how to manage the new landscape.
World-famous broadcaster and naturalist, David Attenborough, backs U.S. President Barack Obama's stance on climate change.
Russia has banned a charity founded by hedge fund billionaire George Soros, saying it posed a threat to state security and the Russian constitution.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim dismissed climate change skepticism among prominent politicians in the U.S.
Sweden should be your European equity play for 2016, says Morgan Stanley — but don't get overexcited just yet.
Security concerns and rising geopolitical tensions look set to dominate the United Nations (UN) Conference on Climate Change in Paris.
We shouldn’t be fearing the “rise of the robots” but rather embracing it, according to the latest research from U.K. banking giant Barclays.
The financial heads at some of the world's largest companies remain unconvinced the Fed will make any substantial changes at its December meeting.
The wearables market is ripe for further takeovers, the founder of Misfit told CNBC, in the wake of his company's $260 million takeover this month.
Solar chemical technology, flow batteries and solar paint are some technologies motivating Bill Gates as he invests in clean energy innovation.
The hacked data at VTech included information about customers who download children's games, books and other educational content.
Asian equities closed mostly in the red on Monday as investors remained cautious following a mixed performance from Wall Street.
The IMF is expected to decide on Monday to put the yuan in its exclusive currency basket. Here's what you need to know.
When it formally adopted its new Sustainable Development Goals, the UN might as well have named them sustainable investment goals.
Growth in Asia's third-largest economy likely picked up pace during the July-September period but don't cheer just yet, economists warn.
Europe and Turkey ere set to sign an agreement offering Ankara cash and closer ties in return for help in stemming the flow of migrants to Europe.
For Europe's bankers, the ghosts of the Great Financial Crisis of 2008 are yet to be vanquished.
As more migrants travel to Europe or are displaced by conflict in the Middle East, another problem has emerged – education.
China and the U.S. are the world's two biggest users of coal and together account for almost half of all the world's CO2 emissions.
A group called ‘Overweight Haters Ltd’ has been handing out abusive cards on the London Underground.
CNBC's Phil Han reports on the purchase by Chinese investors for a stake in the Manchester City Football Club.
CNBC Meets hosted a special event in New York, speaking to a panel of celebrities and business leaders including Richard Branson and Ashley Judd on their philanthropic goals and aspirations.
Dolly Parton has formally opened the doors of the latest addition to her growing Dollywood theme park empire, the "DreamMore" resort.
Tania Bryer speaks to fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg about her extraordinary life.
Nymex oil may have a prolonged sideways consolidation between $38 and $48 but charts suggest that, long-term, it has further to fall.
The euro-dollar developed an end-of-downtrend pattern starting in March 2015, but it didn't pan out.
The Shanghai Composite index's breakout move above its long-term resistance level near 3,400 signaled a bullish uptrend.