An Idaho man's $30 bar tab could turn into $1,000 and a year of jail after he called 911 a total of 12 times to complain about being overcharged for his beer. More April Fools' Day is here, which means that businesses around the world are letting their guard down. More Gary Dahl, the founder of the Pet Rock fad, died at age 78. More Lufthansa's insurance company Allianz has put aside $300 million for costs associated with the Germanwings crash. More Microsoft has finally given a preview of the new Spartan browser that will replace Internet Explorer in Windows 10. More Amazon's new Dash button lets users program products to buy with the click of a literal button. More Labor activists say tens of thousands of minimum-wage workers will go on strike April 15 in cities across the United States and abroad. More Judge tells Williams widow and his three adult children to try to settle their fight over his possessions outside of court. More Target has recovered from the huge data breach that ht the company in 2013 -- and then some. With a new CEO at the helm, sales are up and the stock's at an all-time high. More Indianapolis Star calls on state lawmakers to 'fix this now' after controversy erupts over 'religious freedom' law. More Rolling Stones announce North American tour with a July 4 concert in Indianapolis. More Toyota offering package of safety features including automatic braking crash avoidance option for between $300 to $500. More A growing number of business leaders and elected officials have publicly criticized Indiana for a religious freedom law signed last week by Gov. Mike Pence that critics say discriminates against gay people. More Internet activist urges Twitter to identify and shut down ISIS-related accounts more quickly More Gazprom, the world's biggest gas producer, saw its net profit fall 70% in 2014 as weak ruble and the conflict in Ukraine weighted in. More You can find one of Hong Kong's most profitable businesses about 30 meters below the earth's surface. More Microsoft's Surface is the unique PC-tablet that absolutely refuses to go away. More Microsoft's Surface is the unique PC-tablet that absolutely refuses to go away. More Microsoft's Surface 3 is a cheaper, thinner and smaller version of the Surface 3 Pro. More It's no secret -- moms will do just about anything for their kids. Some are even willing to commit visa fraud, lie to immigration officers and pay tens of thousands of dollars to shady middlemen -- as long as the payoff is a U.S. passport for their newborn. More Apple will begin allowing customers to trade-in non-iPhone smartphones for credits towards new iPhones. More So you thought your city had the worst rush hour traffic in the world? More McDonald's will begin serving McMuffins and hash browns all day at certain locations in the San Diego area. More Rick, Carl, and the rest of 'The Walking Dead' pulled in 15.8 million viewers, making it the highest rated finale for the AMC smash. More Adam Smith's video berating a Chick-fil-A worker over the company's anti-gay stance cost him his job and left him unable to support his family. More
Connecticut bans state-funded travel to Indiana Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed an executive order blocking state-funded travel to Indiana as backlash over anti-LGBT law grows.
Musicians turn their Twitters blue for Jay Z's new streaming music service, TIDAL. More The economy is fueled by consumer spending. But consumers aren't spending that much. Uh-oh. More Williams' wife Susan and his three children by previous marriages -- Zachary, Zelda and Cody -- will appear before a judge in Superior Court in California on Monday. More Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company will develop a new lineup of products -- but not an electric car. More Under pressure from the New York Attorney General, GNC will take steps to ensure that the ingredients in herbal supplements match what's on the label. More Worried Americans are turning to Google for answers on the dramatic crash in oil prices. More Land Rover unveils SVAutobiography with a price tag just under $200,000. More Former Hewlett-Packard chief says the odds she'll seek the Republican nomination are "higher than 90%," an increase from 50% in February. More A Boston-based venture capitalist entered into a five-year bet with Y Combinator president Sam Altman. The wager? $100,000 that there is a tech bubble. More JetBlue says system wide outage caused brief halt to operations early Monday. More #AskSeaWorld campaign aims to set the record straight on the company's animal care, but is fueling critics on Twitter. More Lena Dunham steps into controversy again, this time for her recent New Yorker article in which she compares her Jewish boyfriend to a dog. More Google is hitting back at the Wall Street Journal with GIFs. More Planes can already fly themselves -- the question is when fliers will be ready to climb in. More Indiana Governor Mike Pence passed a law giving businesses the right to refuse service to gay, lesbian and transgender people on religious grounds. But many big businesses have come out against the law. More Johnson & Johnson makes medical devices. Google makes smart software. They want to team up to give doctors smarter surgical tools. More Meet Luna, the tech-enabled mattress cover that just raised over $1.1 million on Indiegogo. More It's time to clean up your image and follow these rules. More Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash uses 'The Matrix' to pitch virtual reality at F8, Facebook developer conference. More This credit card has a battery, chip and screen to display a dynamic CVV code. The point? Stopping fraudsters. More A single 20-year-old pays 21% more than a married driver the same age for car insurance. More Doctors are hopeful that Apple's new health platforms will help people save time and money. More Silicon Valley isn't known for its diversity, but it is home to a handful of highly paid female executives. More About 180 players have been mailed checks for $200 with the notation 'Dinner out' as a way for the late North Carolina coach to thank his players. More Filing from cash-strapped clothing retailer shows it spent $10.4 million on its internal investigation that led to founder Charney's ouster. More Ruth Porat, Google's new CFO, will receive a $70 million pay package for leaving her Morgan Stanley job. More A painting by Pablo Picasso, "Les femmes d'Alger" is expected to set a new record when it goes up for auction in May. More Microsoft appears to be the first big U.S. company to require the businesses it works with to offer employees paid time off. More Tennessee wants the FCC to butt out of state affairs, so it can get back to limiting the expansion of Chattanooga's city-built, super-fast Internet. More The Samsung Galaxy S6 looks just like an iPhone, but it is decidedly not an Apple smartphone. More Elaine Wynn launches political campaign to avoid being kicked off the board of the casino empire she co-founded with her ex-husband. More Homebuilder stocks are back at 2007 levels. Are consumers and investors getting too giddy? Housing demand could slow if the Fed raises rates and mortgage rates move up as well. More Warner Brothers, the owner of the studio tour, is reviewing how animals on the tour are treated in response to PETA's own investigation. More
Facebook wants you to take the red pill We are all Neo, Oculus chief scientist Michael Abrash is Morpheus, and he wants us to go to wonderland...aka the world of virtual reality.
Heinz-Kraft deal brings together iconic food brands including Heinz Ketchup, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese and Jello. More Heinz and Kraft are merging. It's the latest bet on American taste buds by Warren Buffett. Is the Oracle of Omaha going to try and buy even more food companies? More Porsche sold many expensive sports cars last year and wants to share the spoils with its 14,600 workers. More Hillary Clinton 'Ready-For-Action Figures' are a go for Brooklyn-based production studio FCTRY, thanks to a successful Kickstarter campaign. More If you won't stop speeding, the S-Max will do it for you. More Someday, you'll be able to pay your bills via Gmail. More The Fox News host told David Letterman that he has never fibbed on the air. More Parts maker Delphi confirms two of its Spanish employees were among victims of crash of Germanwings flight. More United Autoworkers union seeks pay hikes for veteran workers and end to lower pay scale for more recent hires in upcoming talks with GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler. More A new biography on the Apple CEO sheds new light on how his colleagues and close friends processed his death. More Facebook announces a new feature that resurfaces things users posted one or more years ago on a given day. More New credit cards are coming, and they won't even be that great. It looks like 2015 will be a bumpy road for everybody -- banks, stores and shoppers. More Ohio could be come the fifth state to legalize marijuana after a ballot initiative to allow medical and recreational use receives initial approval for a November vote. More It's a choke-hold on young people starting their lives -- It means putting off getting married, having children, and buying that first home. More The Airbus A320 that crashed in France Tuesday with at least 148 people on board was operated by Germanwings, the budget carrier of Lufthansa. More After Lara Logan was hospitalized for the second time in a month, a '60 Minutes' spokesperson wished her a 'speedy recovery.' More SeaWorld has a new ad campaign touting how it treats orcas. But is it too little to late? The 'Blackfish' documentary has hurt SeaWorld. Attendance is down and so is the stock. More Salt Lake City is the latest city to be selected to get high speed Internet via Google Fiber. More The NFL will be streaming a game exclusively online this season. Could Thursday Night Football be streamed exclusively online one day? More You can only afford to borrow as much as you expect to earn your first year working. More Comcast is tripling its number of customer service reps dedicated to responding to customers on social media. More NFL will drop rule that prevented broadcasts of games in a home market when a team did not sell out their tickets. More The net neutrality legal fight begins. The nation's telecoms have sued the FCC to block the new rules. More The new CEO of the British performance car icon revealed his plans for the future at the Geneva Motor Show. More Columbia University's review of Rolling Stone's disputed article about a college gang rape will be published in the magazine in early April. More The U.S. Senator from Texas has lots to say about the economy. But his points require more context. More Wilson Sporting Goods is buying the Louisville Slugger brand of baseball bats for $75 million, marrying two of the leading brands in baseball. More Watch 360-degree videos on YouTube without a headset. More IMF chief Christine Lagarde says India's economic growth rate could soon top that of China, long the world's fastest growing economy. More Auto parts maker Delphi launched its cross-country trip Sunday, starting at the Golden Gate Bridge and heading to midtown Manhattan, in a car that automatically drives itself. More King calls for apology from governor in tax battle More It's fair to worry about froth with the Nasdaq above 5,000. But don't point the finger at social media. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are thriving but many other social media stocks are in the dumps. More Brian Williams went back to his high school where he earned his "last degree." More Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz still wants to have a national conversation about race. But baristas will no longer write 'Race Together' on coffee cups. More A 100-year old motorcycle owned by Steve McQueen sells for $775,000, making it one of most valuable motorcycles ever sold at auction. More Parents can pre-set the car to give visual and audible warnings when teens exceed preset speeds. If teens ignore them, the system will rat them out to mom and dad. More Bill O'Reilly has created a publishing juggernaut with his 'Killing' books, inspiring film adaptations and selling millions of copies. More The Fed gave almost all of its earnings to the Treasury Department. And that amount was a record. But critics may not be happy to see the Fed's balance sheet grow even more last year as well. More Katharine Viner has been appointed editor-in-chief of The Guardian, making her the first female to have the role in the nearly 200 year history of the newspaper. More The strong dollar may hurt Nike's sales a bit going forward, but demand remains strong in Europe and China. Investors were pleased. More Darden Restaurants, the owner of Olive Garden, is thriving under new management. Sales are up after a hedge fund took over. And the stock is at a record high. More The Nasdaq is closing in on the record levels it hit on March 10, 2000. Does that mean that the market -- and tech stocks in particular -- is too risky and now due for a big fall? More Graco fined for failing to quickly alert public of car seat defects. More Florida startup Magic Leap is exciting, well-funded, futurist, and tough to nail down. More The new 'Mad Max' film is leaving Australia and cashing in on the global market. More EA's highly anticipated "Star Wars" game will officially debut at the "Star Wars Celebration" event this April. More