posted: 07/28/2014 8:43 a.m.
NEW YORK — Real estate website operator Zillow is buying competitor Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal.
posted: 07/28/2014 7:31 a.m.
NEW YORK — Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion.
posted: 07/28/2014 2:34 a.m.
As Mike Roth steps into Amazon.com's newest warehouse in Kent, he spreads his arms wide and asks what is different about this facility from the 96 other warehouses the Web giant operates around the world.
posted: 07/28/2014 2:32 a.m.
A Zillow purchase of Trulia would create a dominant search website for U.S. house hunters, reshaping an online industry the companies helped popularize.
posted: 07/28/2014 2:31 a.m.
Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -- except the money those posts produce.
posted: 07/28/2014 2:24 a.m.
Every evening, when New York's Bronx Library Center closes at 9, a group of young people carrying mobile phones clusters outside its entrance on a busy commercial street. They are there to access the Internet through a wireless signal leaking from inside.
posted: 07/28/2014 2:23 a.m.
IBM opens Watson to consumer testing NEW YORK -- IBM is putting its Watson natural-language technology to the test with consumers on a wide scale for the first time.
posted: 07/27/2014 2:26 a.m.
Retail experts expect 2014 back-to-school shopping receipts to jump 5 percent to $670 per household over last year's spending.
posted: 07/27/2014 2:24 a.m.
Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the recession, a more durable, if still slow-growing, U.S. economy has emerged.
posted: 07/27/2014 2:17 a.m.
Alexander Philips joined the rush to buy foreclosed U.S. homes four years ago, spending $40 million on houses in California and Nevada to operate as rentals. Now his firm, Twinrock Partners LLC, is getting ready to sell.
posted: 07/27/2014 2:16 a.m.
Albany, New York's capital city, is becoming a rival to U.S. energy hubs such as Houston and Cushing, Okla., as oil-terminal operator Global Partners LP pushes an expansion plan after already quadrupling its capacity.
posted: 07/26/2014 1:52 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in June after a May decline, the Commerce Department reported Friday.
posted: 07/26/2014 1:50 a.m.
WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. -- It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not biblical or literary figures. They're grocery store owners.
posted: 07/26/2014 1:49 a.m.
NEW YORK -- Investors got some bad news about the American shopper on Friday, driving down stocks and sending the Dow Jones industrial average to a loss for the week.
posted: 07/26/2014 1:49 a.m.
Five former aides to Bernard Madoff who prosecutors said have shown a "galling" lack of remorse since being convicted of fraud were to be sentenced next week for propelling the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history.