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Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 06:23 AM CST

Aspiring Paleontologist Wins National Google Doodle Contest

Aspiring Paleontologist Wins National Google Doodle Contest

An aspiring paleontologist in the second grade has won Google's annual Doodle for Google contest. Sarah Gomez-Lane, of Virginia, had her drawing of dinosaurs selected and transformed into an animation on the...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 at 01:21 PM CST

Court Gives Sears Chairman New Chance to Save Retailer

Court Gives Sears Chairman New Chance to Save Retailer

Sears is giving Chairman Eddie Lampert another chance to buy the company out of bankruptcy and save roughly 55,000 jobs. Sears on Tuesday had planned to tell the bankruptcy court it had rejected Lampert's offer...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 06:45 PM CST

To Fight Theft, Amazon to Deliver Packages to Your Garage

To Fight Theft, Amazon to Deliver Packages to Your Garage

Amazon has a new way to prevent thieves from stealing packages. In early 2019, Amazon will offer to deliver packages right into your garage, the company announced Monday at CES. The service is called Key for...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 10:49 PM CST

2 Marshalls Stores Closing in Chicago, Company Says

2 Marshalls Stores Closing in Chicago, Company Says

Two Marshalls locations in Chicago are set to close in a matter of days, according to the company.

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 07:22 PM CST

Amazon Emerges as Most Valuable US Firm Amid Market Turmoil

Amazon Emerges as Most Valuable US Firm Amid Market Turmoil

Amazon has eclipsed Microsoft as the most valuable publicly traded company in the U.S. as a see-sawing stock market continues to reshuffle corporate America's pecking order. The shift occurred Monday after...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 02:39 PM CST

No Words: Mastercard to Drop Its Name From Logo

No Words: Mastercard to Drop Its Name From Logo

What's in a name? For MasterCard, not enough to keep it in the logo. The company is removing the word Mastercard from the pair of interlocking red and yellow circles where it has resided for more than 50...

Monday, Jan 7, 2019 at 03:09 AM CST

After Stock Swings, Wall Street Has Plenty to Be Nervous About

After Stock Swings, Wall Street Has Plenty to Be Nervous About

Welcome to the brave new world of investing, where every day in the stock market can feel like bedlam. Investors have been careening from fear to relief and back again as they react to morsels of news about the...

Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 at 01:24 PM CST

Netflix and Chill?: Streaming Is About to Get Complicated

Netflix and Chill?: Streaming Is About to Get Complicated

Streaming TV may never again be as simple, or as affordable, as it is now. Big media companies such as Disney and WarnerMedia are creating their own streaming services in an effort to shoulder aside more...

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 03:27 PM CST

Sears Believes Lampert's Bid to Save Company Is Short

Sears Believes Lampert's Bid to Save Company Is Short

Sears' advisors are testing just how much Chairman Eddie Lampert wants to keep the retailer alive. Lampert has put forward a $4.4 billion bid to save Sears and 50,000 jobs by buying it out of bankruptcy through...

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 at 10:48 AM CST

Marriott Hack: Fewer Affected But 5M Passports Accessed

Marriott Hack: Fewer Affected But 5M Passports Accessed

Marriott says fewer guest records were compromised than feared in a previously announced data breach. But the largest hotel chain in the world confirmed Friday that approximately 5.25 million unencrypted...

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