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Mar 31, 2014 7:23PM ET
The FBI has disclosed a year-long investigation into the questionable practices of high-frequency trading less than 24 hours after the rest of the world discovered how suspect the practice can be.
Mar 28, 2014 3:41PM ET
New shots have been fired in the Great American Breakfast War as McDonald’s announces free coffee in an attempt to steal Taco Bell's thunder.
Mar 27, 2014 5:21PM ET
While Lehman Brothers might be dead and buried in the Wall Street catacombs, there is still money to be made on its corpse.
Mar 27, 2014 2:36PM ET
Apple has filed a patent for "transparent texting" technology, which would be a handy new mobile service that will replace a text message's white background with a live feed of the things literally happening right in front of your face.
Mar 26, 2014 7:49PM ET
On April 1, General Motors CEO Mary Barra will be questioned by the House of Representatives over a decade-long delay in recalling 1.6 million cars with lethally faulty ignition switches. Here are some of the issues GM should address as the investigations unfold.
Mar 26, 2014 2:49PM ET
Candy Crush Saga may be great at taking all your money, but it didn't fare so well at making investors money during its IPO this morning.
Mar 26, 2014 1:20PM ET
Facebook's purchase of virtual reality company Oculus has turned tech theorists into futurists. What plans does Facebook have with the Oculus product? What does our Facebook-led virtual reality future look like?
Mar 26, 2014 10:15AM ET
Mike Cavanagh, who was long considered to be CEO Jamie Dimon's successor at JPMorgan, is leaving the bank for a more lightly-regulated position at the Carlyle Group, a private equity house.
Mar 25, 2014 4:43PM ET
Bitcoin, the IRS rules, shouldn't be considered a currency at all for tax purposes. It's property.
Mar 24, 2014 5:02PM ET
Longtime Bloomberg News editor Ben Richardson resigned today, citing the poor handling of a controversial investigative reporter piece that was quashed for questionable reasons.
Mar 24, 2014 3:46PM ET
Five former employees of Bernie Madoff were found guilty on Monday of conspiracy charges.
Mar 24, 2014 1:49PM ET
Online food delivery service Grubhub announced today that it expects to sell seven million shares of the company at between $20 and $22 per share in its coming IPO, giving it a hopeful total valuation of about $1.72 billion.
Mar 24, 2014 11:42AM ET
One of JPMorgan's top China executives, Fang Fang, is retiring amid an investigation into the bank's "Sons and Daughters" hiring program.
Mar 21, 2014 9:57AM ET
After working for three months as the CEO of Time Warner Cable, Robert D. Marcus has himself an $80 million parachute package after selling the company to Comcast.
Mar 21, 2014 9:22AM ET
Google announced last night that it has upped its email security measures following "last summer's revelations," a not-too-subtle reference to Edward Snowden's massive NSA document leak.
Mar 21, 2014 1:01AM ET
The CEO of cratering Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox announced on Thursday that it had found 200,000 Bitcoins previously thought lost in a wallet, currently worth around $116 million.
Mar 20, 2014 4:24PM ET
... even though nobody cares about Windows 8.
Mar 20, 2014 10:01AM ET
Airbnb, the short-term couch and apartment rental site, could be worth more than some major hotel chains, if a deal that's in "advanced" stages of talks goes through.
Mar 19, 2014 1:06PM ET
Goldman Sachs Chairman and Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein is back at the top of the chart of best paid U.S. bank executive.
Mar 19, 2014 11:42AM ET
"Put simply, Toyota's conduct was shameful," Attorney General Eric Holder said during his Wednesday announcement that the Department of Justice had reached a settlement in a criminal probe over the car company's conduct
Mar 18, 2014 8:39PM ET
Viacom's lawsuit against Google, which has been in and out of the court for seven years now, is finally over. As with most things tech, in just a few short years it's far exceeded its shelf life.
Mar 18, 2014 12:54PM ET
The big box retailer is going to start allowing customers to trade-in their used games — one of the biggest ways that GameStop makes money.
Mar 17, 2014 7:07PM ET
Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce site, has announced the long-waited location of its IPO holding in what is set to be the largest Internet deal since Google.
Mar 17, 2014 11:44AM ET
New York City comedian Ari Teman rented out his apartment on Friday night through Airbnb, the online service that allows travelers to stay at local apartments for (usually) cheaper rates than hotels.
Mar 14, 2014 7:44PM ET
The first American river gets the Street View treatment as Google sends cameras down the Colorado River, bringing rapids and ridges of the Grand Canyon to screens around the world.
Mar 14, 2014 4:20PM ET
Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk has some choice words for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie over new regulations, passed earlier this week, that prevents Tesla from selling its cars directly to consumers
Mar 14, 2014 11:55AM ET
On Wednesday, XKCD creator Randall Munroe announced that he's written a book. Within 24 hours, the book — scheduled for a September release — was a bestseller on Amazon
Mar 13, 2014 10:53AM ET
In an email to members of its premium Prime service on Thursday, Amazon announced that it would raise the price of membership from $79 a year to $99 a year.
Mar 12, 2014 5:59PM ET
The effect of homophobia on the global economy was dissected by a World Bank panel today, but the continued invisibility of an LGBT population, particularly in the developing world, means research remains a challenge.
Mar 12, 2014 3:58PM ET
Does the state's government have a legitimate case for protecting the auto dealer industry? Or is this just another retaliatory traffic problem for New Jersey?