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Google wants to buy your invention

Google says it wants to buy people's patents, hoping to make the patent purchasing situation easier for inventors.  More

Chipotle is now GMO-free

Chipotle co-CEO Steve Ells told CNNMoney that his restaurants are removing GMO ingredients from its food.  More

The Microsoft Windows Server rapture is coming

Microsoft is ending support for Microsoft Server 2003 in July. That means no more patches and upgrades -- and more exposure to hackers.  More

Corinthian Colleges to close all remaining campuses

For-profit Corinthian College network is shutting its remaining 28 ground campuses effective today.  More

'Avengers' sequel hauls in $201 million overseas in just days

The highly-anticipated movie "Avengers: Age of Ultron" has only opened in 55% of its overseas markets yet has already pulled in an estimated $201 million in box office sales.  More

Google and Facebook help locate Nepal survivors

Google and Facebook have built tools, such as Person Finder and Safety Check, which help people locate their loved ones in Nepal.  More

NBC's decision on Brian Williams' fate still weeks away

Questions about NBC's internal investigation into Brian Williams are mounting, but the network won't be announcing any decision about the anchorman's future for several weeks.  More

Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech resigns

Piech had tried, but failed to oust CEO Martin Winterkorn.  More

With 'steroids' gone, fewer stock market records to celebrate

Stock market records may be harder to come by this year with the economy slowing and the Federal Reserve removing 'steroids.'  More

Abercrombie makeover: No more shirtless models

Abercrombie & Fitch will no longer hire store workers based on looks and is doing away with shirtless models at special events as it seeks to move beyond the policies of former CEO Michael Jeffries.  More

Next for Jenner: Reality show on E!

Bruce Jenner will follow up on his extraordinary interview with Diane Sawyer by further sharing life as a transgender woman in a reality TV series for the E! cable channel.  More

Welcome Bruce Jenner

Coming out as transgender is probably easier than it ever has been, but it is still hard and shamefully unsafe. Keep up your resilience and know that you are making the world a better place.  More

Bruce Jenner interview: 'Yes, for all intents and purposes, I'm a woman.'

After weeks of rumors and anticipation, ABC finally airs "Bruce Jenner: The Interview."  More

Google executive killed in Nepal earthquake

Google X privacy director Dan Fredinburg was killed in an avalanche on Mt. Everest during a massive Nepal earthquake.  More

Casino drama: Elaine Wynn ousted

Talk about crapping out. Elaine Wynn has been kicked off the board of the casino empire she helped build.  More

Starbucks free drinks over: Computer glitch fixed

Starbucks computer problems had some stores giving away free coffee.  More

How a big Italian bank was slammed by a hoax

Shares in Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo dropped sharply Friday after hoaxers claimed its CEO had quit after faking billions in profits.  More

Sorry, Starbucks haters! #RaceTogether hasn't hurt it

Starbucks reported huge growth in sales and profits. The stock is at a record high. So much for that social media backlash against CEO Howard Schultz.  More

Airlines saved $3.4 billion. You saved 66 cents

Four major U.S. airlines posted record profits in the first quarter due to big fuel savings but savings didn't translate into lower fares.  More

Comcast says it's over: It won't try to merge with Time Warner Cable

After failing to convince regulators their merger would be good for consumers, Comcast and Time Warner Cable officially call off their giant merger.  More

10 things you must know about Apple before earnings

Apple is likely to post huge growth in sales and profits thanks to the popularity of the iPhone 6. Here are all the numbers to keep an eye on in the report.  More

Facetune makes your ugliest selfies look beautiful

Facetune is the kind of app we've always wanted but felt too guilty and vain to download.  More

'Avengers' sequel opens internationally, flying toward record U.S. debut

A week before "Avengers: Age of Ultron" opens in the U.S., the Marvel film debuts big internationally.  More

UK election: The pros and cons of a 'Brexit'

The European Union has become central to the fight to form the next British government, with two of the main parties promising voters a chance to take the U.K. out of the bloc. What are the arguments for, and against?  More

An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps

If you look closely at a Google Maps image of Rawalpindi, you'll see and Android peeing on an Apple logo.  More

Google: Our mobile strategy isn't as bad as you think

Google's advertising and paid search business continued to slow down in the first quarter of 2015.  More

Jenner, Lewinsky, LeBron: 8 TV interviews everyone watched

Before Diane Sawyer sits down with Bruce Jenner on Friday, we look back at some of the most high profile TV interviews in recent history.  More

Cutting crime among the mentally ill

In Washington State and San Diego, two programs that provide comprehensive counseling to mentally ill inmates have drastically cut the chances they will commit another crime.  More

Take a peek inside an Apple Watch

IFixit has torn apart the Apple Watch, giving us the first glimpse of the smartwatch's guts.  More

Romanian immigrant: 'I'm a good deal' for the UK

The impact of rising immigration on Britain's economy has become a hot topic in the election campaign.  More

HSBC: We may quit UK

British bank HSBC is considering moving its headquarters out of the U.K. because of concerns about regulation and the country's future in the European Union.  More

How a $1.8 million dinosaur skull went from Montana to Hong Kong

Meet the "Dragon King," a $1.8 million dinosaur skull excavated in Montana, now on sale in Hong Kong.  More

Salesforce CEO promises women will get same pay as men

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff says it will take several years but a review of salaries will bring pay equity for his staff.  More

Obama's media formula favors 'Science Guy' Bill Nye

Obama sidelined traditional journalists again and gave exclusive interview instead to Bill Nye the Science Guy.  More

Wells Fargo ad to feature a lesbian couple

Well Fargo's new ad campaign prominently features an LGBT couple in a big national campaign, a first for the banking industry.  More

Quicken sued by feds over home loans

The U.S. government sued Quicken Loans Thursday alleging the company violated federal rules when it made loans backed by the Federal Housing Administration.  More

Bruce Jenner story presents pronoun dilemma for media

Newsroom are deciding on the proper way to refer to Bruce Jenner.  More

Starbucks to open Ferguson store

Starbucks will open a store in Ferguson, the Missouri town at the center of a national debate over race, as part of a plan to expand in diverse areas.  More

Amazon lifts curtain on secretive $5B cloud business

Amazon revealed that its cloud business will bring in $5 billion worth of sales this year.  More

Microsoft: The post-Windows company?

Microsoft sales continue to impress even as Windows slumps.  More

McCartney recorded 'Hey Jude' in this Aston Martin

This Aston Martin DB6 has been restored to 'better than new' condition by people in the very factory where it was built.  More

China releases 'most wanted' list of economic fugitives

China has released a list of 100 alleged economic fugitives, the latest move in the government's wide-reaching anti-corruption crackdown.  More

David Letterman salutes ramp up as CBS announces special

CBS will televise a primetime send off special for the legendary late night host next month.  More

Donald Trump slams Pacific free trade deal

Donald Trump has lashed out against President Obama's plans to create a free trade area across the Pacific.  More

Dr. Oz: accuses critics of having conflict of interest

Dr. Mehmet Oz's on-camera rebuttal to his critics is airing on local stations across the country Thursday, part of a P.R. blitz that also entails an essay in Time magazine and an interview on NBC's "Today" show.  More

Tesla's Elon Musk didn't take a salary in 2014

Elon Musk's has never taken a salary from Tesla. But his paper fortune runs well into the billions.  More

These CEOs work for 'free'

The list of $1 CEOs is long, but the list of CEOs who only make $1 or less is very exclusive.  More

Facebook's mobile ad revenue jumps

Facebook revenue grew 42%, as it relies more heavily on its mobile business  More

The cell phone data scam

Your cell phone company is ripping you off by forcing you to pay for data that you don't use.  More

Want Team USA to win gold? Buy 'em a pair of shoes

When American Olympians are not performing incredible feats of athleticism or winning gold medals, they're often struggling to stay out of the poor house.  More

Brazil's Petrobras: We lost $2 billion to bribery

Brazilian oil company Petrobras posted an annual loss of $7.2 billion and wrote off $2 billion for the cost of corruption.  More

Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger in doubt: what might happen next?

Comcast executives are facing off with skeptical government regulators. What's going to happen to Comcast's merger with Time Warner Cable? Here are the options.  More

Home Depot to remove toxic chemical from vinyl flooring

Home Depot says it will stop selling vinyl floor with phthalates, a chemical banned from toys and other kids' products due to health worries.  More

'Flash Crash' suspect fights extradition to US

The London man accused of illegal trading linked to the 2010 "Flash Crash" plans to fight extradition to the United States.  More

Robert Downey Jr. interview walk out: 'It's just getting a little Diane Sawyer in here'

"The Avengers" star walked out of an interview after British anchor Krishnan Guru-Murthy pressed the actor about his past.  More

The crazy world of negative rates: Banks pay your mortgage for you?

Negative interest rates in Europe are turning banks on their heads: at least one has made repayments on mortgages for some of its customers.  More

ABC's Bruce Jenner promos say little, but stoke interest

ABC is staying mum about Diane Sawyer's special with Bruce Jenner saying they will let the former Olympian speak for himself.  More

Fox and NBC sports: We're not happy with new Verizon pricing plan

Verizon's attempt to take sports channels out of its basic cable package is setting up an epic standoff with some of the biggest media companies in the country. Latest to weigh in: Fox and NBC sports channels.  More

Google launches 'Project Fi' wireless service

Google will sell wireless service directly to customers, the company announced.  More

Google invites more people to turn off its ads

Google's new 'Contributor' service give websites an alternative to advertising by asking users to pay a few dollars every month.  More

Tesla wants to power your home with a battery

Tesla says it will unveil a home battery and a battery for businesses on April 30.  More

This country has zero income tax for most workers

New data from the OECD shows the average worker in India pays no income tax and doesn't have to make any social security contributions.  More

Journalism pay drives Pulitzer winner to PR job

Rob Kuznia, who won the Pulitzer for local reporting Monday, had already left for a job in PR by the time the award came.  More

South Dakota's new slogan: We're better than Mars

'Why die on Mars when you can live in South Dakota?' A new ad campaign boasts that the state has a lot more to offer than Mount Rushmore.  More

Planes, trains, cars, buses - What's best for the earth?

City-to-city buses get over 200 miles per gallon per passenger, making them the most fuel efficient travel choice.  More

'Unfriended' is a smart, tech-savvy horror film

If you can sit through a WebEx and like scary movies, you'll probably appreciate 'Unfriended.'  More

Apple: Mac security flaw fixed. Expert: Wrong

Macs still have a major security flaw that Apple said it had fixed in a recent Yosemite update.  More

Warren Buffett dumped Tesco before record loss

Warren Buffett dumped most of his stake in struggling retailer Tesco about a month before it revealed one of the worst losses in UK corporate history.  More

Japan's Nikkei closes above 20,000 for first time in 15 years

Japan's main stock market index has closed above the 20,000 level for the first time in 15 years.  More

China goes gaga over pole dancing

China's rising middle class is obsessed with pole dancing.  More

Want to be a billionaire? Elon Musk's ex explains how

Justine Musk, the first wife of billionaire Elon Musk, takes to Q&A site Quora to dole out advice.  More

Gas price fallout: People trading in hybrids for SUVs

Three years ago, when gas prices were at near-record highs, more people were willing to pay a premium for the "alternative fuel vehicles."  More

UK trader arrested for causing 2010 stock market 'Flash Crash'

Federal authorities say a 37-year old U.K. man used illegal trading techniques that contributed to the abrupt stock market crash on May 6, 2010.  More

Brian Williams wants back in as limbo drags on

Analysis: Brian Williams, Lester Holt and NBC News are locked in a lose-lose-lose scenario.  More

Sanctions will cost Russia more than $100 billion

Russia reckons sanctions imposed by the West will have cost it $106 billion by the end of this year.  More

Thousands are bypassing the post office with this app

That's why investors just poured $50 million into Shyp, a startup that takes care of the burdensome packaging, pickup and return process of shipping.  More

Remake fever! 'Full House' the latest to get a second life

Is it the early '90s again? NBC is making a sequel to "Coach." ABC is developing a new "Muppets Show." Fox is reviving "The X-Files." And now Netflix is ordering a continuation of "Full House," called "Fuller House!"  More

'Minions' inspire a cheery new Pantone color

Hollywood brings colors to life with new Minions-inspired Pantone shade of yellow.  More

Surprise! 260 million people live in just 15 Chinese cities

OECD researchers argue in a new report that many more people live in China's largest cities than previously estimated.  More

More oil industry pain: Halliburton slashes 9,000 jobs

Halliburton said Monday that it has cut 9,000 jobs over the past two quarters as crashing energy prices have forced it to scale back drilling operations.  More

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