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Will DUI Charge Dip Michael Phelps As Sponsor Darling?
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:16:30 GMT
Michael Phelps’ second DUI arrest has brand experts debating whether the most decorated Olympian can stay afloat as a beloved corporate pitchman.






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Secrets of Beyonce's Surprise Album Launch Revealed
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:13:58 GMT
A Harvard Business School case study looks at the process of putting out a modern album and a dozen music videos without any promotion - or leaks.
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EU Says Apple Tax Deal in Ireland Smells Rotten
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:43:29 GMT
If the preliminary ruling is upheld, Apple risks having to repay Ireland tax rebates worth billions of dollars.






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Two Charged With Insider Trading of Herbalife Stock
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:57:17 GMT
The SEC has charged two men with insider trading after they learned that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman was betting against the stock.






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New Viagra Ad is First to Star Only a Woman
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:53:03 GMT
A woman has something to say in a Viagra ad for the first time.






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Wal-Mart Where Cops Shot Man Pulls Air Rifles
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:46:27 GMT
The Beavercreek, Ohio Wal-Mart where police killed a man who was holding a pellet gun sold in the store has pulled air rifles from its shelves.
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How's Inflation Really Doing? Ask a Cheeseburger
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:05:14 GMT
Most traditional indicators show inflation in the U.S. to be well under control, but bacon cheeseburger eaters know better.






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Thailand Wants Tourist ID Bands After Brutal Murders
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:39:35 GMT
After two brutal unsolved murders of visiting British backpackers, Thailand wants ID bands to help missing and intoxicated tourists.






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'Superweeds' May Be Costing Farmers $1 Billion in Crops
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:29:12 GMT
Are new herbicide-resistant genetically-modified seeds helping to create a new breed of "superweed"?
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Speed Trap: These Cars Get the Most Traffic Tickets
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:01:17 GMT
It's long been rumored that red cars get stopped the most by police.
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Microsoft to Battle Apple ... on Fifth Ave
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:18:26 GMT
Microsoft has signed a lease to open its first flagship store on New York's Fifth Avenue just five blocks away from Apple's glass building.






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iPhone 6: Apple Suppliers Brace for Rush in China
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:06:09 GMT
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are slated for an Oct. 17 release on all three of China's wireless carriers.






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'Crouching Tiger,' On Demand: Netflix Announces New Play
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:56:42 GMT
"Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: The Green Legend" will be released simultaneously on Netflix and selected IMAX theatres on August 28, 2015.






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Another Card System Hack at Supervalu, Albertsons
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:07:24 GMT
Card data of Supervalu and Albertsons shoppers may be at risk in another hack, the two supermarket companies said Monday.






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EBay, PayPal Splitting Up Next Year
Posted Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:30:20 GMT
After spending much of this year explaining why its two businesses are best left together, eBay's board of directors and CEO do an about-face.






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Hong Kong Unrest Weighs on Stocks
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:25:01 GMT
Investors are watching developments closely in one of the world's top financial centers.






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Caffeinated Underwear? FTC Says It Lacks Buzz
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:01:17 GMT
Bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine and sold as weight loss aids were more decaf than espresso, U.S. regulators said on Monday.






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How One Man With a Lighter Crippled America's Air Travel
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:48:53 GMT
A man is charged with setting a blaze at a major radar center, seriously crippling our nation's air traffic control system. How did it happen?
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World's Longest Flight Lands in Dallas, Finally
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:02:22 GMT
The world's longest flight — via the world's largest passenger jet — landed in Dallas on Monday.






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Bill Gates Tops Forbes 400 List of Richest Americans
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:28:27 GMT
The Microsoft co-founder topped the Forbes list for the 21st straight year, with a net worth pegged at a whopping $81 billion.






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Icahn Considers $100 Million Bid for Atlantic City Casino
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:17:55 GMT
Billionaire Icahn weighs a bid to save the Trump Taj Mahal with considerable strings attached.






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Toyota Recalls 690K Vehicles For Suspension Glitch
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:08:09 GMT
Recall involves Tacoma 4X4s and pre-runner pickup trucks from model years 2005-2011.






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Goldblum Shirtless In Weird Ad for Smart Bulbs
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:48:02 GMT
Jeff Goldblum takes off his shirt in a to sell you a $14.97 lightbulb in this new weird infomercial. But is it a good deal? The lightbulb, of course.






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Should You Roll Over Your 401(k)? It Depends
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:37:41 GMT
Before you roll it over into a different type of tax-advantaged option, weight the move carefully, experts suggest.






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Fraud Rising, Costing Stores (And Consumers) More
Posted Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:37:44 GMT
The nation’s retailers are seeing fraud take a significantly bigger bite out of their profits.






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