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Volkswagen to Pay $2.8 Billion in US Diesel Emissions Scandal
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Volkswagen to Pay $2.8 Billion in US Diesel Emissions Scandal

A federal judge has approved a $2.8 billion criminal penalty against Volkswagen for cheating on diesel emissions tests. District Judge Sean Cox approved deal and fine — the largest ever levied by the U.S. »

Alcoa Moving Headquarters Back to Pittsburgh

Alcoa Moving Headquarters Back to Pittsburgh

Alcoa Corp. is moving its global headquarters back to Pittsburgh, where the 129-year-old company had been based until moving to New York City in 2006. »

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars<br /><br />

How Dangerous Air Bags Can Find Their Way Into Used Cars

A Nevada crash that nearly killed a young woman has exposed a hole in the government's efforts to get dangerous Takata air bag inflators off the road: There's nothing that prevents the devices from being... »

Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Closing
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Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Closing

Some major retailers, struggling to compete with online companies, have been forced to close brick-and-mortar locations. Here are some of the biggest names affected by the change in consumer habits. »

Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores
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Bebe Is Closing All 175 of Its Stores

Bebe expects to close all of its brick-and-mortar locations by the end of May, the clothing retailer said in a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The chain had previously said it... »

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

Is It a Bird? Is It a Plane? Flying Car to Go on Sale

It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car. A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed... »

Green Initiatives of Top Companies
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Green Initiatives of Top Companies

In honor of Earth Week, NBC looked at 5 of the most valuable companies to see what kind of green initiatives they are engaged in. »

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates Cut US Flights After Trump Travel Ban Effects

Emirates, the Middle East's biggest airline, said on Wednesday that it is cutting flights to the United States because of a drop in demand caused by heightened U.S. security measures and Trump administration... »

SNL Time Zone Shift Pays Dividends With Big Boost

SNL Time Zone Shift Pays Dividends With Big Boost

NBC's decision to air a live version of "Saturday Night Live" in every time zone has paid immediate dividends. The network's telecast last weekend, with host Jimmy Fallon, musician Harry Styles and with... »

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Amazon Announces Fashion-Tracking Camera Echo Look

Amazon Announces Fashion-Tracking Camera Echo Look

Amazon launched the Echo Look Wednesday, a new device that observes how users dress and offers fashion advice based on algorithms and technology, CNBC reported. The Echo Look is similar to Alexa, the...

'Shark Tank' Judge and Tech Investor Calls It Quits

'Shark Tank' Judge and Tech Investor Calls It Quits

Chris Sacca, a judge on the television show “Shark Tank” and early investor in tech companies like Twitter and Uber, announced Wednesday that he will be retiring from venture capital and the television...

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since 2013

Trump Tweets Don't Help: 1st Twitter Revenue Drop Since 2013

You'd think Twitter would be able to milk its status as President Donald Trump's megaphone. But the company still faces stagnant user growth, has never made a profit and may even report a quarterly revenue...

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