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Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 03:41 PM EST

At $1 Billion a Day, Online Shopping Has Set New Record

At $1 Billion a Day, Online Shopping Has Set New Record

It's barely Thanksgiving and online shoppers have already spent $28.6 billion shopping online, 18 percent more than they did last year, according to Adobe Analytics. Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgivin...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 06:15 AM EST

Toys R Us Cancels Orders Discounted With Coupon Glitch

Toys R Us Cancels Orders Discounted With Coupon Glitch

Many parents were left frustrated and angry Saturday after their Toys R Us purchases were canceled by the company. Some customers shared three coupon codes online that were intended for use by Toys R Us credit...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 03:00 AM EST

Meg Whitman Stepping Down as HP Enterprise CEO

Meg Whitman Stepping Down as HP Enterprise CEO

Meg Whitman, who oversaw the breakup of one of Silicon Valley's pioneering companies, is stepping down as CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. HPE said Tuesday that Whitman will hand over the reins of the...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 11:01 PM EST

Uber Hid Hack That Exposed Data of 57M Users and Drivers

Uber Hid Hack That Exposed Data of 57M Users and Drivers

Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. So far,...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 09:45 AM EST

McDonald's to Raze Chicago-Area Museum of 1st Restaurant

McDonald's to Raze Chicago-Area Museum of 1st Restaurant

McDonald's Corp. has announced it will demolish a suburban Chicago museum that's a replica of the hamburger chain's first restaurant. Ray Kroc built his first restaurant in 1955 in Des Plaines, after franchisi...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 05:42 PM EST

Justice Dept. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Justice Dept. Sues to Block AT&T-Time Warner Merger

The Justice Department sued on Monday to block AT&T's merger with Time Warner, calling it an "illegal" combination that harms consumers and stifles innovation, DOJ officials said. AT&T and Time Warner announced...

Monday, Nov 20, 2017 at 02:41 PM EST

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

Shootings Put Semi-Automatic Rifles Ads Under New Scrutiny

The ads leap out from the pages of almost any gun magazine: Soldiers wearing greasepaint and camouflage wield military-style rifles depicted as essential to the American way of life. A promotional spot by the...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 05:58 PM EST

France Uncorks This Year's Batch of Beaujolais Nouveau

France Uncorks This Year's Batch of Beaujolais Nouveau

This year's Beaujolais Nouveau has been uncorked in France in the famous wine event that spawns nationwide parties — and plenty of hangovers. A sip from the 2017 batch of the — often rough — red wine that's only...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 05:20 PM EST

Comcast Approached 21st Century Fox About Buying Major Assets: Sources

Comcast Approached 21st Century Fox About Buying Major Assets: Sources

Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox and expressed interest in an acquisition of some of Fox's assets, sources tell CNBC. Comcast is interested in the same set of assets that Disney approached Fox about...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 12:41 PM EST

Phone Companies Get New Tools to Block Spam Calls

Phone Companies Get New Tools to Block Spam Calls

Phone companies will have greater authority to block unwanted calls from reaching customers as regulators adopted new rules to combat automated messages known as robocalls. Rules adopted Thursday by the Federal...

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