S&P 500 Pushes Past 1,400 Behind More Calls for Bank Stimulus
August 07 2012 12:17 PM EDT
The S&P 500 rose above 1,400 for the first time since May 3 behind further calls for another central bank stimulus and hopes that the European Central Bank will take action.
Time Warner Paying $175M For Bleacher Report
August 06 2012 1:13 PM EDT
Time Warner's Turner Broadcasting has purchased sports website Bleacher Report for a reported $175 million, according to reports.
I Want To Be Like Mitt; So I Bought Thousands Of Twitter Followers
August 05 2012 12:50 PM EDT
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Italian comedian-turned-political activist Beppe Grillo, New Gingrich and others have been accused of buying thousands of Twitter followers. What could they get out of this new social media gambit?
London Olympics 2012 Recap: Michael Phelps Finished On Top, Serena Williams Wins Gold
August 04 2012 7:10 PM EDT
American swimmer Michael Phelps ended his illustrious career on a high note Saturday when he won his record 18th gold medal, 22nd medal overall, as part of the 4x100-meter medley relay.
London Olympics 2012 Day 5 Recap: Phelps Adds to Medal Record, Douglas Wins Gymnastics Gold
August 02 2012 6:04 PM EDT
A day after becoming the most decorated medal-winner in Olympics history, American swimmer Michael Phelps decided 19 medals wasn't enough.
Facebook Has 83 Million Fake Users, Ad Revenue Could Suffer
August 02 2012 10:39 AM EDT
Facebook, the world's largest social media platform, might have more than 83 million fake users, according to company filings published this week.
London Olympics 2012 Day 4 Recap: Badminton Teams Disqualified, Britain Finally Wins First Gold
August 01 2012 5:55 PM EDT
Four badminton teams were thrown out of the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday after attempting to purposely lose preliminary matches to get an easier track to a medal.
Missy Franklin Passing Up Millions in Endorsements to Remain Amatuer
August 01 2012 11:12 AM EDT
Missy Franklin, the 17-year-old American swimming star who has warmed the hearts of millions around the world with her charismatic personality and strong performance at the Olympics, including a gold medal in the 100-meter backstroke.
London Olympics 2012 Day 3 Recap: Phelps Sets Record, U.S. Wins Gymnastics Gold
July 31 2012 6:33 PM EDT
Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympics medal-winner of all time when he won a gold medal with the men's 200-freestyle relay team Tuesday.
After GM Fires Marketing Chief, Can It Capitalize On Costly Manchester United Deal?
July 31 2012 4:52 PM EDT
The global marketing chief for General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) was ousted because of an expensive, poorly negotiated deal with Manchester United, the world's most popular soccer club, according to a report.
Twitter Destroys Goodwill, Foreshadows Ugly Future With Guy Adams Situation
July 31 2012 11:39 AM EDT
Twitter remains publicly silent more than 24 hours after banning British journalist Guy Adams for publishing NBC executive Gary Zenkel's work email address.
Blitz USA Shuts Down, Lawsuit 'Abuse' Hammers Hometown
July 31 2012 8:07 AM EDT
Blitz USA is out of business, not because of a product defect, but because of consumer misuse.
X5 Music Group Relies on SEO Tricks, But Inching Closer to Legitimacy
July 30 2012 3:44 PM EDT
Search engine optimization is often discussed as some sort of sneaky journalism practice, but X5 Music Group is proving that a trick or two comes in handy with music sales as well.
London Olympics Day 2 Recap: Wieber Falters, Vollmer Sets World Record
July 30 2012 9:32 AM EDT
Jordyn Wieber, the heavy favorite to win gold in women's gymnastics, was brought to tears on Sunday after failing to qualify for the all-around title.
Chick-fil-A Could Offend Core Constituency With Same-Sex Marriage Stance
July 27 2012 5:21 PM EDT
Chick-fil-A may have irreparably damaged its relationship with a core constituency because of its same-sex marriage stance.
Chick-fil-A PR Director Found Dead of Heart Attack
July 27 2012 3:07 PM EDT
The head of public relations at Chick-fil-A died Friday morning of an apparent heart attack, according to the company.
Randy Lerner Admits Cleveland Browns Are For Sale
July 27 2012 12:44 PM EDT
Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner admitted on Friday that he is in negotiations to sell the team to Tennessee businessman Jimmy Haslam after months of speculation.
Central Bank Preview: What Will Fed, ECB, BOE Do Next Week?
July 27 2012 11:42 AM EDT
Next week could see some major worldwide financial implications, depending on what three of the world's largest central banks do at their scheduled meetings.
London 2012 Opening Ceremony A Star-Studded Affair, But Rarely Worth the Price
July 27 2012 10:28 AM EDT
The 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony will draw the world's audience to London on Friday night, but signal an Olympics that will be more glitz than substance for the host city.
Did Twitter's Outage Cost the Economy Billions?
July 26 2012 5:13 PM EDT
The idea that a few-hour Twitter outage could have more than a billion-dollar effect on the economy sounds preposterous at first, but some simple math suggests that might be just the case.