The Innovators, Walter Isaacson's new book, tells the stories of the people who created modern computers. Women, who are now a minority in computer science, played an outsize role in that history.
A venture capital firm is trying to target entrepreneurs before they create startups, or even have a business idea. There's no crystal ball involved — just public data and predictive analytics.
Ello is a new social network — one that requires an invite to join. But Facebook dominates the market with a billion users, and it's tough for competitors to survive. So what does it take to make it?
With four casinos shuttered, a fifth on the brink and 7,000 jobs lost, the once-glittery Atlantic City ponders a path to the future.
Also in this week's tech roundup, America's biggest bank says 76 million households were affected by its summer hack.
The 30-year mortgage is the foundation of the real estate market. But now some advocates are proposing a new type of 15-year loan that would allow people to own more of their home more quickly.
A summer cyberattack on the world's biggest bank was among the largest corporate hacks ever discovered. JPMorgan Chase revealed on Thursday that 76 million households were hit in the data breach.
Entrepreneurs who want to launch a retail business in the fashion industry have found a more affordable way to do it — by drawing inspiration from the food truck craze.
The former Fed chair told an audience in Chicago that he was unable to refinance his home loan, adding that lenders "may have gone a little bit too far on mortgage credit conditions."
The September rate is down from 6.1 percent in August and is at its lowest level in 6 years.
A century ago, U.S. manufacturers were building a mountain of wealth that unskilled workers could climb. Today, economists see U.S. factories flourishing, but say workers will see fewer opportunities.
President Obama gets low marks for his handling of the economy — and that creates an opening for Republicans heading into next month's midterm elections.
Audie Cornish talks to Sally Singer of Vogue.com about the latest from the world's runways. She's been attending Fashion Weeks in New York, Milan, Paris and London.
The jobs report for September is due out Friday morning. Economists think employers added about 215,000 jobs to payrolls. The unemployment rate is expected to hold steady at 6.1 percent.
Accounts for 76 million households and 7 million businesses were compromised. Hackers got personal contact information such as names and email addresses, but not passwords or Social Security numbers.
What the fine print in my policy says about how insurance works.
The American Trucking Association says they are short 30,000 truckers. As the economy rebounds and shipping picks up, trucking companies are looking for new ways to bolster their numbers.
ESPN is the NFL's biggest business partner, but it's also a news source for objective coverage of the league. Among its reporters is Don Van Natta, formerly of The New York Times.
Netflix has announced a deal to make four movies with comedian Adam Sandler exclusively for its streaming video service. It will also stream an upcoming movie while it's still showing in theaters.
Households at the top saw the biggest gains. Those at the bottom stagnated. But what about the people in between?