A Federal Reserve survey shows severe weather held back economic growth in much of the U.S. from January through early February. Even so, conditions strengthened in most regions, thanks to slight gains in areas such as employment ...
(AP)—Many people use their smartphones to watch video, play games and wake them up in the morning. Some even use them to generate digital boarding passes to fly. So why not use phones to buy stuff at retail stores as well?
A Bitcoin ATM has landed at a Boston rail hub, allowing commuters to learn about the digital currency.
Visa and MasterCard are introducing Internet-based technologies to make it easier for shoppers to buy things at retail stores without pulling out a credit card.
Japan's Rakuten Inc. is buying Cyprus-based Viber Media, which operates a popular Internet phone application, for $900 million, fortifying the online retailer's social networking footprint.
US tech giant Amazon said Thursday it returned to profit in 2013 on a strong jump in revenue, as it expanded offerings for Kindle tablets and its original television programming.
EBay said Wednesday that activist investor Carl Icahn had taken a stake in the online retailer and was seeking a spinoff of its PayPal financial payments unit.
The Target credit and debit card and personal information breach, which last week was revealed to have affected more consumers than originally thought and which may be linked to attacks on other retailers, is expected to ...
The solar panel installer SolarCity is turning to retail investors for cash. The company says it plans to sell securities directly to individuals and others interested in investing in its rooftop solar systems.
An Iranian state-owned news website is saying authorities have banned a popular cell-phone based social networking service.