| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:47 AM
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - In the hype-fueled technology industry, "revolutionary" is a word in danger of losing its meaning.
But Apple Inc's new mobile payments system - unveiled just ten days ago - is already winning over the heavyweights of the financial...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd raised the price range on its initial public offering from $66 to $68 on Monday, reflecting strong demand from investors for the year's most anticipated debut and potentially the world's largest-ever IPO.
The Chinese e-...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Rent takes a bigger chunk of your paycheck in South Florida than almost anywhere in the nation, and the burden is getting heavier.
Renters here, on average, spend 44 percent of their incomes for a place to live, far more than the national average of 30...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 9:03 AM
It was important to look your best. After all, The Beatles were in town.
Today, it's hard to believe such things were important. But for four 15-year-old girls from Highlandtown, preparing to head into downtown Baltimore for a rock concert, such matters...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:01 AM
UPDATE: Olive Garden's Never Ending Past Passes, 1,000 of which went on sale yesterday and sold out in two hours, are selling on eBay.com for up to $255. -- Doreen
Olive Garden is putting its Never Ending Pasta Bowl promotion on steroids.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:05 AM
LONDON Andrew Cecil couldn't look more uncomfortable. It's Nov. 12, 2012, and Cecil, Amazon.com's director of public policy in Europe, is being grilled by the Public Accounts Committee in the House of Commons in Parliament. Charred may be a better word....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 3:14 PM
Most consumers are faced with one key question before making a purchase: Should I buy online or in person?
The answer is somewhat complicated, subjective and even scientific, according to shopping experts and studies.
"I think that the more familiar and...
| Sep 9, 2014
Beatriz Monteavaro's all-black diorama "Castle Churchill's: Fortress of Mystery and Power" is a monument to Miami's famed den of musical sorcery, Churchill's Pub, a venue for the drummer's fast-and-furious punk-metal duo Holly Hunt. Her sculpture, which...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Target, eBay, Michaels Stores, Neiman Marcus, P.F. Chang's and SuperValu — the parent of Shoppers Food & Pharmacy. It reads like a who's who of American retail and dining, but it's also a list of companies that lost customer data to cyberattacks...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
On a cluttered card table at a Westside estate sale, Sandy Marks spotted an antique silver trophy. It was a large bowl, so deeply tarnished that she struggled to read the inscription:
Ojai Valley Tennis Club
Men's Intercollegiate Singles Champion...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 11:30 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday approved a settlement between federal antitrust authorities and eBay Inc over allegations that eBay agreed to refrain from soliciting a rival company's employees.
Under the deal, announced earlier this...