Bloomberg surveyed a bunch of Americans and discovered that only 42% could correctly identify what bitcoin is. A small minority (12%) thought bitcoin was either an Xbox game or an iPhone app. (Scroll the
Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past. Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old
The big third baseman isn't likely to go anywhere, but Boston was hoping to make him their new first baseman. The Boston Red Sox contacted the Giants about the trade availability of third baseman Pablo
For the first time ever, the 10 highest-paid chief executives in the US received more than $100m in compensation last year, and two took home billion-dollar paychecks, according to a leading annual survey
Anyone who has been around Wall Street long enough cannot help but be concerned about the blowing of a new bubble. The S&P500 (NYSE:SPY) is hitting one new high after another; NASDAQ (NASDAQ:QQQ) is racing
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his annual appearance at Y Combinator’s Startup School event for a fireside chat with Paul Graham. In this conversation, he spoke about what he first built, never being
"This is the greatest opportunity I've seen in my lifetime. It's the first time we are seeing really fundamental changes happen. And there's a lot of money that can be made as this chaos is sorted out,"
The stability of Europe’s electricity generation is at risk from the warped market structure caused by skyrocketing renewable energy subsidies that have swarmed across the continent over the last decade.
WASHINGTON — The latest federal budgetshowdown has quickly set the stage for the next one, as Republicans and Democrats have just three months to craft a new agreement to avoid another shutdown crisis.
Don’t write Big Solar off yet. With the plunge in photovoltaic panel prices, US utilities that once enthusiastically signed deals for massive solar power plants to be built in the desert began to favor
Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell was cited and released Wednesday at a Seattle airport after entering a prohibited area with a loaded gun in his carry-on luggage. Russell's .38 caliber handgun was found
The Republican Party has completely lost the public relations war over who was primarily responsible for Washington's latest damaging budget stand-off, writes Peter Foster With cracked voice and snow-white
"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider. Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card,
A study of more than 200 billion ads on Facebook says that mobile ads on iPhone generate 1,790 percent more return on investment than ads on Android. Even worse, advertising on Android actually costs than
Thirty-five percent of Americans own a tablet and 24 percent own an e-reader, according to the latest study from Pew Internet Research. Pew documented a big jump in tablet ownership. In November 2012,
The bad blood remains between Garnett and James. LeBron James built up quite the rivalry with the Boston Celtics over the years, suffering some of his worst playoff defeats while also delivering a few
Rob Gronkowski has finally been cleared to play for the Patriots after a setback-laden recovery from multiple forearm and back surgeries. Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play for the New England Patriots,
The Boston bats woke up in a big way Thursday night, as the Red Sox downed the Detroit Tigers, 4-3, to win Game 5 of the ALCS and take a 3-2 series lead, via MLB. Take away that David Ortiz grand slam,
Amazon has a strong advantage over other retailers when it comes to prices, and a new report from The Wall Street Journal shows one reason why. In addition to not having to maintain expensive, huge retail
By Allison Linn, CNBC Digital Every time you go to a fast-food restaurant, you have a 1 in 5 chance of being served by a worker who’s living in poverty. A substantial number of workers who serve up your