A Manhattan judge upholds a lower court ruling that $210 million worth of unredeemed gift cards from the defunct book chain are no longer valid.
A San Francisco dealer quadrupled his income by moving to New York after California legalized medical marijuana.
The Fed chairman cautioned Wednesday that if interest rates were to start rising now, the economy could slump. Meanwhile, the National Association of Realtors said sales of existing homes rose — and would have been even stronger if not for tight inventory.
NASA and Google have come together to buy a new kind of computer that the manufacturer says runs on the strange laws of quantum mechanics. But some physicists counter that the machine, known as the D-Wave Two, has never demonstrated a phenomenon known as "quantum entanglement."
It's a hard time to be a saver. The return on a savings account doesn't even keep up with inflation, and that has led many savers to ask: What should I do with my money? NPR's Uri Berliner takes $5,000 out of his own personal savings and explores various investment opportunities.
Microsoft unveiled its new Xbox One Tuesday, displaying a device that takes new steps in game consoles' journey into becoming all-purpose entertainment and communication devices. The new console replaces the Xbox 360, which has been on the market for more than seven years.
Rewards to policyholders for claims that don't meet the annual deductible can be a boon for healthy people. But the approach might not pass the smell test in 2014 when the federal health law bans discriminating against people based on their health status.
Brands that found their original audiences in traditional, old-media platforms are finding ways to keep going in the world of new media.
People who use Airbnb, the web company that pairs travelers with residents who rent out their homes on a short-term basis, are breaking New York City's laws, according to an administrative law judge. The vacation rental business was found to run afoul of the city's occupancy code.
Some shareholders said splitting the roles would lead to better governance. The proposal received only 32 percent of the vote.
BOSTON — Massachusetts earlier this year reached its pre-recession employment levels.
BOSTON — Nearly $21 million were reinstated Friday, the bulk of which will go to local school districts.
BOSTON — Real estate data put Massachusetts on top when it comes to pre-1900 homes on the market.
BOSTON — The state lost 1,400 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate held steady at 6.4 percent.
BOSTON — Attorney General Martha Coakle says her office is now accepting applications for a $1 million grant program designed to identify and return bank-owned properties to productive residential use.