Millions of Americans are out of work and struggling to get by as the economy continues to reel from the pandemic. Yet one measure of consumers' financial health is improving -- at least on paper.
In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming an earlier court decision.
Walmart on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the federal government asking a court to clarify that the company and its pharmacists were not responsible for the distribution of improper opioid prescriptions.
Deciding whether — or when — to upgrade your smartphone is hard. Besides some attempts at swanky foldable phones, the look of smartphones hasn't changed much in recent years. Most improvements, while technologically impressive, mostly feel minor to the average consumer. But Apple's latest iP…
Goldman Sachs's Malaysian subsidiary has pleaded guilty to charges that it conspired to violate US anti-bribery laws in a massive scheme involving the Southeast Asian country's sovereign wealth fund, known as 1MDB.
In its two decades, Google has amassed a dizzying amount of power, building a search and advertising behemoth that many critics believe is an illegal monopoly. But the fact you get most of Google's services for free, and that many people seem to prefer them over alternatives, could -— Google…
Claims for unemployment benefits inched lower last week, the Department of Labor said Thursday. Still millions of Americans continue to rely on government aid to make ends meet.
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines both reported billions of dollars in losses Thursday, but that's what passes for an improvement in the battered industry these days.
A Texas grand jury charged Paul Kruse, Blue Bell Creameries' former CEO and president, was charged with wire fraud and conspiracy in connection with an alleged cover-up of the company's 2015 listeria outbreak, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday.
PayPal is launching its own cryptocurrency service, allowing people to buy, hold and sell digital currency on its site and applications.
Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, has agreed to plead guilty to three federal criminal charges for its role in creating the nation's opioid crisis and will pay more than $8 billion and close down the company.
"It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown" first aired on CBS in 1966 and eventually moved to ABC. But this year it will air on Apple TV+.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues into its eighth month, a growing number of Americans are exhausting their state unemployment benefits and shifting to extended payments funded by the federal government.
Bank tellers are out and robotics engineers are in, according to a new report that says the coronavirus recession is accelerating technological changes that could displace 85 million jobs within the next five years.
Disneyland will likely stay closed for several more weeks after California released its long-awaited guidance Tuesday for how theme parks in the state can safely reopen.
Netflix stock fell around 5% in after-hours trading Tuesday after the company posted slowing growth in new subscriptions and lower-than-expected profits, a sign that the streaming giant's pandemic bump may be petering out.
When Apple unveiled its latest line of iPhones and its HomePod mini smart speaker earlier this month, the company notably removed many rival speakers and headphones from its online store.
ATLANTA - Georgia and 10 other states joined the Justice Department Tuesday in filing a lawsuit aimed at preventing Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices.
At a virtual event last week, Apple announced its latest lineup of iPhones — the iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 Pro, the iPhone 12 Pro Max and a smaller, iPhone 12 mini. All the phones are 5G-equipped, making them the first Apple devices that can connect to the next-generation, high-speed wireless…
Adobe's popular photo-editing software has long been used to manipulate media, and as digital tools get better and better it's becoming more difficult to tell what's real from what's Photoshopped.
The Trump administration will sue Google on Tuesday in what is the largest antitrust case against a tech company in more than two decades.
LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman wants his fellow business leaders to unite around one thing -- the need for a calm election in which every vote is counted.
For companies around the world and across industries, sustainability has rapidly gone from a nice-to-have to a business imperative. Global brands including Amazon, McDonald's, Ikea and General Motors have announced ambitious plans to eliminate single-use plastics, reduce carbon emissions and…
Despite the gloom-and-doom in the oil industry and the specter of a blue wave in Washington, ConocoPhillips is doubling down on crude by making a major acquisition.
CVS Health is hiring 15,000 more employees in addition to the 50,000 previously hired as it braces for an onslaught of more Covid-19 and flu cases.
If you've been working from home much of this year, you've probably spent some money trying to make your living space more conducive for working.
China's economy expanded by 4.9% in the third quarter compared to the previous year, according to government data published Monday, showing the rest of the world what's possible when Covid-19 is brought under control.
If you're unable to get a cell phone signal when you walk your dog around the block, this will really make your blood boil: NASA is putting a 4G network on the moon.