The Securities and Exchange Commission is poised to let small businesses to get financed by the masses. Investing in startups is risky, though. Meanwhile, critics are wary of regulation.
The hotel is part of a group owned by the Sultan of Brunei. The Southeast Asian country has enacted laws based on strict interpretations of Islam that impose restrictions on women and gays.
Kids and parents around the world made pledges to stop using TVs, tablets, computers and video games.
The deal is worth more than $3 billion, according to the Financial Times. The headphone maker and music streaming distributor was founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine.
There are about 5 million searches for lyrics every day on Google. Who gets paid when people look up lyrics online?
The soundtrack to Disney's Frozen has been the biggest-selling album of 2014, topping the Billboard album chart for 13 weeks.
Apple is trying to acquire Beats Electronics, the headphone maker and music streaming distributor founded by hip-hop star Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, according to a published report.
A heated debate erupts on the set of a news discussion program, ending in a pile of debris.
The messaging service promised users that their photos and video would "disappear forever" after being sent, but the FTC says the company saved email addresses and phone numbers.
The health problems of agricultural workers are the most under-counted of any industry in the U.S., researchers say in a new study. Federal agencies fail to report 77 percent of those injuries.
Top earners are usually paid when they stay home sick, but low-income workers are not. That has triggered a debate about fairness and risks to public health when incentives force sick people to work.
Bayer has announced it is buying Merck's consumer drugs business, and Pfizer is trying to take over AstraZeneca. Why is this reorganization happening now, and what does it mean for drug development?
Vulfpeck uploaded an album on Spotify which contained 30-second silent tracks. Spotify pays a fraction of a penny each time a song is played. The site now says the album violates its terms of content.
A legal dispute between Chevron and Patton Boggs, a legendary Washington law firm, is settled. The case centers on allegations that Chevron is culpable for oil contamination in Ecuador's rain forest.
After setting aside a plan less than a week ago, the state's legislature approved a bill to give pot businesses access to banking services.
The digest of black life is ending its print offerings after more than 60 years. The once-influential publication was an oddity: both ubiquitous and easily overlooked.
Stanford will stop investing in coal companies, but coal is still in demand worldwide and probably will be for many years. As long as that's true, coal companies will likely find willing buyers.
Stanford says it will its divest holdings in coal companies over climate change concerns. It's the most prominent of the roughly one dozen colleges that have decided to sell off fossil fuel holdings.
Vermont gets ready to become the first state to require food producers to label products that are genetically modified, but not without preparing for major legal battles with companies like Monsanto.
Reflecting students' wishes, the decision by Stanford's trustees to divest from coal-mining companies cites alternate energy sources that emit less greenhouse gases.