Facebook agrees to buy virtual reality headset maker Oculus VR for $2 billion, making it one of the most peculiar acquisitions in the social network's 10-year history.
After more than a decade of ducking evidence of a serious safety problem with more than a million GM cars, the company's recently named CEO tries to get in front of the issue.
RadioShack scored a viral hit last month with its Super Bowl ad, but its five-point revitalization plan is a far more difficult goal to accomplish.
Here are some stocks that will help shape the week that lies ahead on Wall Street.
Two new LeapPads that are more like real tablets weren't enough to lure kids and parents who now are just using ... well, real tablets. And its earnings show it.
Microsoft revealed last week that it more than doubled the sales numbers for its Surface tablets last quarter. But neither Apple nor Android have much cause to worry.
When you pay more money for a top-shelf, brand-name item, you expect it to be better than a cheaper product. Usually, that's true. For these 3 "premium" brands,...
Gamestop's holiday season delivered a lump of coal to investors, and it's only going to get worse. Every trend in gaming points to trouble for the retailer's business model.
Some common experiences are likely to get makeovers in 2014 -- how you dine out, enjoy a day at a theme park, and even interact with your smartphone.
The annual Consumer Electronics Show rarely disappoints when it unveils new gear and gadgetry. Here are a few of the items that are turning heads.
AT&T plans to give cash-strapped consumers options to save money on mobile data fees, while offering sponsors a new way to entice consumers to use their services.
If paying $100 or so for an extended warranty for your new electronic gadget will help you sleep at night, then it's probably money well spent.
The business of free music streaming apps got a bit more crowded last week when Spotify beefed up its ad-supported offerings.
Apple might have a chance to pep up cooling iPhone sales in China if it finally can reach a deal with the world's biggest phone carrier, China Mobile.
Every month, you pay an ISP or cable company to keep you connected to the Internet. But for far too many of us, part of that bill is a rental fee for gear you can buy cheaper.
This holiday season, millions of people will buy smartphones, tablets, and other pricey devices, and salespeople will urge them to tack on extended warranties.
Wireless carriers will make it easier for U.S. consumers to unlock their cellphones for use on a competitor's network, the FCC says.
Pebble watches and Google Glass are pretty neat, but the next clever development in wearable tech may be a brassiere that brings new meaning to the term "support."
Here's a quick rundown from the world of business and economics this morning: the things you need to know, and some you'll just want to know.
Money is always tight when you're in school, but with these must-have apps for college kids on a budget, you can turn your smartphone or tablet into a savings magnet.
This should be a great time for GameStop. Sony's new PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One should lure masses of gamers to its stores. And they might. But it won't be enough.