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Why Are Chinese Investors Buying Up Detroit?

Detroit’s thousands of empty buildings are being flogged — and Chinese investors are answering the siren call of unbeatable deals.

'Automotive Wealth Gap' on Display at L.A. Show

Stroll around the Los Angeles Auto Show and you'll see the wealth gap writ large in the pricey metal automakers are peddling.

European Parliament May Propose Breaking Up Google

European lawmakers leery of Google's inescapable presence in nearly all of the Internet's workings may propose to break up the company.

Apple $450 Million Ebook Settlement Gets Final Court OK

A federal judge in New York approved approved what she called a "highly unusual" accord.

Secrets of the Hidden Internet Explained

The web, as we know it, is just the tip of the iceberg. Buried below the surface you can find secrets, and some unsavory behavior.

What's Under the Sheet? Go Inside the L.A. Car Show

The Los Angeles Auto Show has always been a place for new reveals, and this year the trends skewed towards eco-friendly cars and unusual hybrid designs.

Judge Strikes Down Landmark Illinois Pension Law

The ruling, likely to be appealed, was a victory to state employees and retirees who sued to block the overhaul.

Inside Alibaba Founder Jack Ma's Former Home

In 1999 Jack Ma was living in a small apartment with his wife in Hangzhou, China, when he came up with the idea for Alibaba.

Think Factory Jobs are 'Good' Jobs? Think Again

A new report shows that wages at the jobs that used to be the bedrock of the middle-class now barely support a family.

Ford Reveals Fuel Economy for New Aluminum F-150

It won't get 30 miles on a gallon of gas, but the new, lighter Ford F-150 will offer substantially better fuel economy, official estimates say.

Toyota Recalling 422K Lexus Models for Fuel Leak

Possible fuel leak increases the risk of fire.

What's Selling Better: iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?

Apple's first phablet, the iPhone 6 Plus, has been well received by consumers, but its smaller-screened cousin is far outperforming in terms of sales.

Grease Is the Word: Thanksgiving Drain Disasters

Thanksgiving is a royal pain in the drain.

'Free Turkey' Deals: Supermarket Goose Chase?

Spend enough money and you'll earn a free turkey at some supermarkets in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving. But some of these deals don't fly.

'Imagine' How Much Lennon's Guitar Will Sell For

Auction house calls it "one of the most significant of John's guitars to come onto the market in the last 30 years."

Stocks Close Higher for Fifth Week; Dow Sets Record

Major stock indexes surge after China acts to boost its economy.

Stocks Surge at Open After China Cuts Rates

The Dow jumps 150 points after the opening bell.

China Could Hack U.S. Infrastructure: NSA Chief

Admiral Mike Rogers said attackers have been able to penetrate such systems and perform "reconnaissance" missions to determine how the systems work.

Wynn Resorts Denies Money-Laundering Probe

The denial comes after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company is under investigation for possible violation of money-laundering laws.

Google Contributor Lets You Pay to Hide Ads

If you hate ads but feel a bit guilty for blocking them and denying some sites their main source of revenue, Google now offers a middle road.

Airline Hits Sleepy Flier With $1,200 Wi-Fi Bill

A traveler signed up for inflight wifi, took a nap, then woke up to a WiFi bill over a grand. A cautionary tale.

Women Bosses More Prone to Depression: Study

Power can be a downer for women in the workplace, but men tend to feel happier when they’re in charge, claims a study released Thursday.

11 Ways Retailers Get You to Bust Your Budget

Shoppers know they have to bring their "A" game to get the best deals, but they may not realize how high the odds are stacked against them.

Labor Secretary Tom Perez: How to Fix Inequality in America

U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez talked to In Plain Sight about poverty, low-wage work, and the thorny problem of inequality in America.

How Do (or Should) Air Bags Work?

How can a system designed to protect drivers and passengers cause them harm? Here's how air bags work.

ID Theft Can Take Heavy Emotional Toll on Victims

Victims of identity theft can feel incredibly vulnerable and helpless, because the system didn’t work for them.

Wal-Mart Closes Loophole on PlayStation 4 Scam

No more super-cheap PlayStation 4 consoles. Wal-Mart has locked down its price-matching policy to prevent fraud.

Kim Kopf: 'The Airbag is What Killed My Sister'

Kim Kopf, speaking about the conditions surrounding the death of her sister, her only sibling, says that her family remains convinced that her death was as a result of a faulty airbag.

National Air Bag Recall Not Needed, Takata Exec Says

Takata's quality chief tells lawmakers that its tests show air bag recalls should be limited to regions of high absolute humidity.

Uber Hires Privacy Czar and Launches Audit

The firm Hogan Lovells "will conduct an in-depth review and assessment" of Uber's practices and make recommendations. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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