Add a brand new Tesla Model S to the growing list of items you can buy with bitcoins.An auto dealership in Newport Beach, Calif., revealed Wednesday that it sold its first vehicle with the virtual currency as legal tender.
SAN FRANCISCO — Video game publisher Electronic Arts said on Thursday it halted development on upcoming projects of its "Battlefield 4" game to fix technical problems that have plagued the title recently.
Bitcoin is big business in China, home to more than one-third of the virtual currency's global daily transactions — some $65.7 million.
Fast-food giant McDonald's has committed another employee advice blunder, listing pricey suggestions for tipping au pairs, personal fitness trainers and pool cleaners on its worker resource website.
Demonstrators gathered outside fast-food restaurants in 100 cities Thursday, campaigning for a $15 an hour wage and the right to unionize.
SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter will begin showing ads to users based on their browsing history, it said on Thursday, becoming the latest Internet company to employ the controversial but increasingly widespread tracking technology.
Stocks closed lower on Thursday, with the Dow and S&P 500 extending losses into a fifth day, after data showed the economy growing more rapidly than expected, adding to thoughts that the Federal Reserve would begin to reduce its stimulus sooner than speculated.
AT&T is preparing to roll out some significant changes to its Mobile Share plan that will cut service charges for off-contract phones. Starting Dec.
E-commerce has so far been the success story of a tumultuous holiday spending season. But as the season progresses, some experts said the advantage may shift to brick-and-mortar stores more heavily than in past years.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is warning some 465,000 holders of prepaid cash cards issued by the bank that their personal information may have been accessed by hackers who attacked its network in July.
NEW YORK — Lululemon Athletica said it is implausible to believe it intended to sell hundreds of thousands of nearly sheer yoga pants and hope consumers wouldn't notice, and that a securities fraud lawsuit claiming it did just that should be thrown out. In a Wednesday night filing in the U.S.
Twitter has named Marjorie Scardino as a director, adding a woman to the all-white male board for which it's been sharply criticized. Scardino, 66, was the CEO of Pearson PLC, a publishing and education company, from 1997 to 2012, Twitter Inc. said in a regulatory filing Thursday.
She was just 22 years old, a fresh graduate from a teacher’s college and excited about life, so when Gail Wise went to the Ford showroom near her family’s home in suburban Chicago, she told the salesman she wanted something new, youthful and special.
The Great Recession changed the American workplace. More and more jobs that used to be full time are now part time, with lower pay and limited or no benefits.
Edward Hopper's famous portrait of economic hardship has just become the new symbol of unbridled wealth. The American realist's 1934 painting, "East Wind Over Weehawken," sold on Thursday for $40.5 million at Christie's sale of American Art.
With its reputation and millions on the line, Adidas has unveiled the "Brazuca," the official soccer match ball of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
The U.S. economy grew faster than initially estimated in the third quarter as businesses aggressively accumulated stock, but underlying domestic demand remained sluggish.
Brace yourself: the U.S. is about to go over the "dairy cliff," which could cause milk prices to jump.If Congress is not able to pass a new farm bill before the 2008 farm bill expires at the end of the year, a decades-old law will kick in.
Paper copies of Newsweek, an American news magazine icon that ceased publication last year, will again roll off the presses starting next year.
Detroit's bid to restructure its debts in bankruptcy court — approved by a federal judge Tuesday — marks the beginning of a painful reckoning after decades of financial mismanagement and economic decline.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn will submit a proposal to Apple's shareholders at the company's annual meeting, calling for Apple to buy back $50 billion in stock, a source told CNBC on Wednesday.
Stocks see-sawed all day before closing little changed on Wednesday as Wall Street sifted through economic reports for hints as to when the Federal Reserve would reduce its stimulus, with investors on shaky ground two days before the release of the November jobs report.
PALO ALTO, Calif. — In an out-of-the-way Google office, two life-size humanoid robots hang suspended in a corner.
The Justice Department plans to bring mortgage fraud cases against several financial institutions early in 2014, using as a template the case that ended last month in JPMorgan Chase's $13 billion settlement, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Wednesday.
On Nov. 10, 1963, John and Jackie Kennedy spent a quiet weekend with their family at their new custom estate in Middleburg, Va. It was only the second time they had visited; the home had just been finished the month before. The visit ended up being the last family visit to the sprawling ranch home.
Grandparents, have you changed what you buy or how much you spend on your grandchildren because of the weak economy? If so, we want to hear from you for an upcoming story.
When you owe over $18 billion, does selling off a few paintings for $800 million make much difference?
Following news of a strong Black Friday and better-than-expected November sales, a new report on the auto industry is showing signs of a strengthening consumer.
It was the sharpest jump in more than three decades, but housing watchers are already poking holes in the new home sales numbers. After delays due to the government shutdown, data for both September and October were released together, in addition to a large downward revision for August.