Posted: 12/02/2013 - Amazon.com says it's considering using drone aircraft for deliveries.
Updated: 12/02/2013 - Company executives say new models of Rubik's Cube are being launched in an effort to battle counterfeit models, many of which are made in China.
Updated: 12/01/2013 - Did retailers shoot themselves in the foot?
Updated: 12/02/2013 - Futuristic unmanned portals have replaced officers at the security exits of two small Northeast airports and added a few seconds in a bulletproof glass pod to the tail end of every passenger's trip.
Posted: 12/01/2013 - When Congress passed a law in 2009 effectively banning mail-order deliveries of cigarettes, it was expected to snuff out entrepreneurs on New York's Indian reservations who were selling millions of tax-free cartons to consumers in high-tax states.
Posted: 12/01/2013 - The student campaign to press colleges and universities to divest from fossil fuel investments is entering a new phase, now that administrators at several top schools have said no.
Posted: 11/30/2013 - Agriculture economists have long warned that aging farmers are staying on their land longer, delaying turnover to a younger generation.
Updated: 12/01/2013 - The five nations in the East African Community regional economic bloc have signed an agreement to adopt a common currency.
Posted: 11/30/2013 - As it seeks investors, the Cape Wind offshore wind farm faces fast-approaching benchmarks that it must meet or risk missing out on hundreds of millions of dollars in critical funding for the oft-delayed project.
Posted: 11/30/2013 - The pretzel bun has been having a good year; but one restaurant is giving it up.
Updated: 11/29/2013 - The stock market fizzled Friday at the end of a holiday-shortened trading day, but still logged its longest streak of weekly gains in a decade.
Updated: 11/25/2013 - Wal-Mart Stores CEO and President Mike Duke is stepping down from those posts. The world's biggest retailer named Doug McMillon as his successor. The 63-year-old Duke will stay on as chairman.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - Serbia's prime minister says Gazprom's South Stream pipeline, which is meant to transport Russian natural gas to Europe, will help provide jobs and boost the Balkan country's regional position.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - After nine weeks of falling gas prices, the average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline is up 3 cents over the past two weeks.
Posted: 11/24/2013 - Researchers are trying to plant a digital seed for artificial intelligence by letting a massive computer system browse millions of pictures and decide for itself what they all mean.
Updated: 11/23/2013 - J.C. Penney is getting booted from the Standard & Poor's 500 index after losing more than half of its market value this year.
Posted: 11/23/2013 - New York is the only state still fully on board with a technology company's plan to create statewide databases for every public school student's grades, tests scores and attendance records.
Posted: 11/22/2013 - The Sparks Planning Commission has approved the special-use permit Wal-Mart needs to build a new 180,000-square foot supercenter on the edge of the Legends mall at the Sparks Marina.
Updated: 11/21/2013 - The Dow Jones industrial average is closing above 16,000 for the first time as encouraging news on the job market pushes stocks higher.
Posted: 11/21/2013 - A Silicon Valley jury has ordered Samsung Electronics to pay Apple $290 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features.
Posted: 11/20/2013 - A Costco store in Southern California drew some unwanted attention this week after labeling some of its Bibles as fiction.
Updated: 11/18/2013 - People were camped out late Sunday night waiting for the new Buffalo Wild Wings to open in Carson City. The first 100 people in line get free wings for a year.