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Monday, May 2, 2016 at 07:08 AM EDT

Australian Claims He's Founder of Bitcoin Digital Cash

Australian Claims He's Founder of Bitcoin Digital Cash

An Australian man long thought to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator. BBC News said Monday that Craig Wright told the media outlet he is the...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 08:42 AM EDT

Rovi Buying TiVo in $1.1.B Cash-and-Stock Deal

Rovi Buying TiVo in $1.1.B Cash-and-Stock Deal

Rovi Corp. said Friday that it will pay $10.70 in cash and stock for each TiVo Inc. share. Rovi will pay $2.75 per share in cash, or about $277 million. The rest, $7.95 per share, will be paid in stock. Once...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 08:09 PM EDT

Prime Help Boost Amazon's Profits

Prime Help Boost Amazon's Profits

Prime shoppers helped drive Amazon's surprise profit surge in the first quarter. Shares of the e-commerce giant jumped in after-hours trading Thursday after it reported a 28 percent jump in revenue, to...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 06:06 PM EDT

Facebook Reports Stronger-Than-Expected 1Q Results

Facebook Reports Stronger-Than-Expected 1Q Results

Facebook posted stronger-than-expected results for its first quarter, helped by a growing number of users and higher advertising revenue, especially on mobile devices. The social media giant on Wednesday...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 04:21 PM EDT

'Partners': Chobani CEO Gives Employees Shares in Company

'Partners': Chobani CEO Gives Employees Shares in Company

Chobani said Tuesday it is giving its employees an ownership stake in the privately held company. The Greek yogurt maker said the shares being distributed would amount to 10 percent of the company's future...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 03:24 PM EDT

Fed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged, Gives No Hint of Next Hike

Fed Keeps Key Rate Unchanged, Gives No Hint of Next Hike

The Federal Reserve is keeping a key interest rate unchanged against the backdrop of a global economic slump and providing no hint of when its next rate hike may occur. A statement the Fed issued after...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 02:06 PM EDT

McDonald's Testing No-Preservative McNuggets

McDonald's Testing No-Preservative McNuggets

McDonald's is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business. The world's biggest hamburger chain says it began testing the new recipe in about 140 stores in...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 04:25 PM EDT

What To Do If You Are Audited by the IRS

What To Do If You Are Audited by the IRS

You've received a letter from the IRS regarding an audit. Stay calm and assess the situation.

Monday, Apr 25, 2016 at 07:36 PM EDT

DoJ Approves Charter Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable

DoJ Approves Charter Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable

The U.S. Justice Department approved Charter Communications' proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable and Bright House networks on Monday, Reuters reports. The Justice Department valued the purchase of Time...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 10:57 AM EDT

Sears, Kmart to Close 78 Stores Nationwide

Sears, Kmart to Close 78 Stores Nationwide

Sears Holdings Corp. will close another 78 stores — 68 Kmart units, and 10 Sears stores — as it looks to restore profitability. That accounts for about 5 percent of its store base, which is nearly 1,700...

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