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Home Depot Probes Possible Credit Card Data Breach

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
Home Depot may be the latest retailer to suffer a major credit card data breach. The home improvement retailer told The Associated Press that it is working with both banks and law enforcement to investigate "unusual activity" that would point to a hack.

Behind 'Addictive' Cookies, a Recipe for Success

CORPORATE | Sep 3
As part of our continuing series "On the Road," Steve Hartman meets Martha Olson, who has cooked up one sweet business model with her cookies.

Taylor Schilling, left, and Uzo Aduba in a scene from "Orange Is the New Black."

The Case Against Binge-Watching TV

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Sep 2
It's no secret technology is changing our television-viewing habits. Americans are increasingly engaging in a practice known as television binge-watching - going through several episodes of a TV show in a single stretch.

People pour ice water over themselves during an "ice bucket challenge" fund raising event in Bangkok.

Cold Cash Just Keeps Washing in from ALS Challenge

CORPORATE | By Allen G. Breed | Sep 1
Approaching $100 million, the viral fundraising campaign for the ailment better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease has put the ALS group into the top ranks for medical charity donations. Since the end of July, the money has been sloshing in.

Hack Attack on PlayStation: Work of Spoilsports or Cyber-Terrorists?

CORPORATE | By Rhuaridh Marr | Aug 30
When you think of terrorism, images of terrific damage, large-scale loss of life, tragedy and destruction come to mind. But an interruption of multiplayer gaming?

Apple to Unveil Next Products at Sept. 9 Event

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Aug 29
Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come to see the unveiling of Apple's latest twists on technology.

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's Top SUV Making Sales Gains

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Aug 29
The 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe mid-size sport utility vehicle stands out from the crowd for its attractive styling, comfortable ride, value pricing, surprising standard features and warranty.

Malcolm Gladwell :: The Power of the Underdog

CORPORATE | Aug 29
David had an advantage over Goliath? Malcolm Gladwell talks with Anderson Cooper about the link between adversity and innovation.

Alisa Palson works on a project at HeatSync Labs in Phoenix.

Hackerspaces :: Turning Ideas into Reality

CORPORATE | By Emaun Kashfi | Aug 28
The tables are littered with computer chips, pens, pads and tools while the room is abuzz with the chatter of would-be inventors hoping to change the world - or just make cool things. They are part of a growing global movement of so-called hackerspaces.

Video Games Come of Age as Spectator Sport

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay, Ken Sweet | Aug 28
Twitch is an online network that attracts visitors who watch live and recorded footage of other people playing video games-in much the same way that football fans tune in to ESPN. You think that's weird? Twitch has 55 million monthly users.

Napa Winemakers Tally Cost of Damage from Earthquake

CORPORATE | Aug 27
California's earthquake struck just as the fall harvest was picking up. Winery buildings, equipment and wines were destroyed. Carter Evans reports.