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Why is going to get a CEO

Dan Gorenstein | Jul 14, 2014
Officials hope a new manager can help avoid a rerun of last year's website fiasco.

eBay and Sotheby's join forces again

Nancy Marshall-Genzer | Jul 14, 2014
A venerable old auction house brand meets online bidding.
Posted In: ebay, sotheby's

What brings people to cities with unhappy residents?

Sally Herships | Jul 14, 2014
A study suggests residents of Rust Belt cities tend to say they aren't happy.

PODCAST: Sotheby's and eBay team up

David Brancaccio | Jul 14, 2014
Sotheby's and eBay team up, GM pays out of pocket, and racing cars go electric.

LA Smog: the battle against air pollution

Sarah Gardner | Jul 14, 2014
How can the Chinese live with terrible air pollution? One answer: Americans did.

Women led air pollution protests from the start

Sarah Gardner | Jul 14, 2014
Women often partnered with scientists to make their case for cleaner air.

Who needs insurance? GM paying victims on its own.

Kate Davidson | Jul 14, 2014
General Motors isn't using liability insurance to pay ignition switch claims.

U.S. students outsmarted about money by foreign peers

Dan Abendschein | Jul 14, 2014
Some countries are more financially literate than others.
Posted In: Curveball

European court ruling continues to vex Google

Ben Johnson | Jul 14, 2014
For Google, the ECJ's "Right to Be Forgotten" ruling is a logistical challenge.

Apple trademarks store layout, genius idea dries up

David Brancaccio | Jul 14, 2014
Seriously. They should serve Appletinis in Genius Bars.
Posted In: apple, patents, trademark