The internet currency Bitcoin is growing in popularity and notoriety, even if its value is unsteady.
Los Angeles's beloved Universal Studios Hollywood Theme Park is about to get a lot bigger, and a little more magical as well. On Tuesday NBCUniversal approved it's 25-year NBCUniversal Evolution Plan that will soon begin construction of, among other things, a Wizarding World of Harry Potter section of the park.
Workers at General Motors' Gravataí Industrial Complex in southern Brazil voted to strike on Wednesday over demands for higher pay and a shorter work week.
Hackers took control of the Associated Press Twitter account on Tuesday and sent a false tweet of two explosions in the White House that briefly shook U.S. financial markets.
The congressional sequester that nearly shut down the government a little over a month ago is now starting to rear its ugly head. Officials at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) are having to deal with a cut in funds for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that many believe will inevitably lead too longer delay times for flights across the country.
Beginning in 2016, 200 students from throughout the world will participate in the program annually.A predicted 45 percent of the students --- known as Schwarzman Scholars --- will hail from the United States, while 20 percent will come from China and smaller numbers from Europe, South Korea, Japan and India.
It's common knowledge that the entertainment business is a cutthroat affair that makes no attempt to spare the feelings of those who work in it. Fair enough. Recent revelations in a forthcoming book, however, show that executives at the Today's show may have raised that callousness to a completely different level.
The world's largest fast food chain is facing their first quarterly decline in sales at restaurants open for at least 13 months in a decade.
Many of the patients allegedly approached by modeling scouts are 14- and 15-year-old girls, noted Sandeberg, who added the clinic, which reportedly treats about 1,700 patients, has had to keep patients undergoing treatment from walking outside the building.
Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is gearing up to take flight once again now that federal regulators have given the company the green light to redesign the plane's lithium-ion battery system on Friday.
Land Rover just released the 2014 Ranger Rover Sport at the New York auto show last month and if that didn't stir enough excitement in the Rover community, it appears that the British automaker might be working on a new SUV to add to their Range Rover lineup.
"Weak corporate earnings results and renewed concerns about the global economy saw traders switch to a risk-off mode," said Matthew Sherwood, Sydney-based head of markets research at Perpetual Investments, which manages about $25 billion.
The economy appears to have slipped into a lower gear at the end of this year's first quarter, with indicators ranging from employment numbers to retail sales and manufacturing production all showing notable weakening in March
On Wednesday, a Michigan-based judge finalized a $700,000 settlement between McDonald's and Islamic-Americans over the claim that the fast food restaurant falsely advertised halal food products.
Verizon Wireless has posted their first quarterly earnings of 2013, and it is good news for Apple's smartphones.