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iStock 360/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Don't expect too much when you fly. According to a new survey of consumers, airlines have the lowest customer satisfaction ratings of any travel-related industry.“It doesn’t surprise me, especially with so ma
Apple, Inc.(NEW YORK) -- Despite Steve Jobs' advice to never think about what he would do, the ghost of the visionary founder still rules at Apple two and a half years after his death, according to industry watchers.The late CEO's voice is heard at the be
aantonop/Youtube.com(NEW YORK) -- Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man who has denied allegations that he is the founder of Bitcoin, said in a new video that he wants to give the crypto-currency community a big hug to thank its members for their support.It&rs
Musahi/Huy Fong(NEW YORK) -- Could a new green sriracha unseat the famous red rooster sauce as a favorite condiment of spice lovers everywhere?Midori Green Sriracha, sold by N.Y.-based Musahi foods, calls its sauce a "unique Japanese interpretation of the
Disney(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- Amid all the instant gratification of today’s world, people still have to endure waiting in lines.According to Dr. Richard Larson, a renowned expert in the physics and psychology of lines at Massachusetts Institute of Techno
iStock/360/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Cool ideas to power the future: Drones for farmers, brain mapping for neuroscientists and super-private smartphones are among the 10 breakthrough technologies highlighted in the new annual list by MIT Technology Review.T
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It’s like online dating -- except for people seeking dogs or cats or chinchillas or whatever else may be the perfect pet for them.“It’s exactly like using Match.com,” says Darrell Lerner, who ought to
Digital Vision/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It’s good to be a college graduate. Or, at the very least, it’s better than it was last year.An update of the National Association of Colleges and Employers' job outlook finds that employers will hire 8.6
Chris Weeks/Getty Images for Airbnb(NEW YORK) -- With hotel prices soaring nearly 20 percent in the last four years, websites such as Airbnb.com that offer short-term rentals, typically at a fraction of the price of hotels, are booming.For homeowners like
Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Rubenstein Communications(NEW YORK) -- In his year-long campaign against the embattled Herbalife company, Wall Street hedge fund manager Bill Ackman secretly promised a disgruntled former company executive as much as $3.6
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The Internet didn’t stay broken-hearted from the Heartbleed bug for long.Heartbleed, which even has its own logo, helped raise awareness about online security, and as a result, it appears many sites have now patched se
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street trading climbed higher Tuesday, getting a boost from pharmaceutical companies. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 65 points at 16,514.37. The Nasdaq Composite gained nearly 40 points at 4,161.46, and the
Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Big hats, big race and even bigger hotel prices. That's according to Trivago.com, a travel website that's tracking prices at Lexington, Ky., hotels over Kentucky Derby weekend.Those prices are tracking high -- an average of $423
ABC/Bob D'Amico(NEW YORK) -- Despite all his successes as an entrepreneur and investor -- owning the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Magnolia Pictures, cable television’s AXS TV and Landmark Theaters -- billionaire Mark Cuban said the lessons from
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- “The bad guys are winning.” That’s a major conclusion in Verizon’s annual data breach report, which looked at cyber break-ins from dozens of firms and analyzed tens of thousands of security incidents.
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Home sales fell in March to the lowest level since 2012 thanks to a limited supply of homes and relatively higher prices, according to the National Association of Realtors. In a positive sign, first time home buyers mad
Apple(NEW YORK) -- Talk about a (solar) burn.Apple took a thinly veiled dig at rival Samsung in an Earth Day advertisement.The full-page ad features Apple’s solar farm and the message: “There are some ideas we want every company to copy.&rdquo
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court hears a case Tuesday pitting every major broadcasting company against a start-up technology company -- Aereo Inc. -- that allows subscribers to record and watch live TV broadcast programs over the Interne
iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Gas prices are up again across the country, according to new numbers from the U.S. Energy Department.Nationwide, fuel prices are up about 3 cents in the past week to $3.68 a gallon, 15 cents more per gallon that at this ti
Israel Castillo(SAN DIEGO) -- With the proliferation of transportation apps including Uber and Lyft, it's not enough these days to provide quick and polite service. That's why there are drivers like Amanda Schrader.If you are a fan of the Harry Potter boo
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