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How Much Do You Know About How the Internet Works?

By Anne Flaherty | Thursday Nov 27, 2014
Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential, according to a new study.

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Keira Knightley on New Movie 'The Imitation Game'

Nov 27
This Thanksgiving weekend, Knightley's new film, "The Imitation Game" is released in theaters. It's the story of British math genius Alan Turing and the team who helped him crack a code and win World War II.

AAHIVM Creates Institute for Hepatitis C

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
The American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), the nation's leading HIV care provider organization, has announced the creation of the new AAHIVM Institute for Hepatitis C.

Sony to Offer Partial Refunds for Gaming Console

By Jennifer C. Kerr | Nov 26
Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.

Weather Forecast: Snow, Rain Threaten Holiday Travel

Nov 26
Another powerful line of storms is crossing the Southeast. Forecasters in Georgia put up several tornado warnings. Meteorologist Danielle Niles of CBS Boston station WBZ has the forecast.

Kelley Blue Book Reveals 2015 Best Car Buys

Nov 25
According to Kelley Blue Book, nearly 17 million vehicles could be sold in the United States next year. Kelley Blue Book is trusted for researching and assessing the value of automobiles.

Redbox Raising DVD Rental Rates by 25 Percent

Nov 25
Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.

FDA Strengthens Warning on Device Linked to Cancer

By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 25
U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.

When Should Holiday Shoppers Buy Online?

Nov 24
American consumers, start your engines. This weekend kicks off the holiday shopping season. Jill Schlesinger has what you need to know in her look at the business week ahead.

UK Police Spied on Reporters for Years, Docs Show

By Raphael Satter | Nov 24
Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

Backlash Forces Google to Ditch Anti-Gay Shooting Game, 'Ass Hunter'

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 24
After a backlash over its virtually murderous, anti-gay app, Google has removed "Ass Hunter," a game from the Android store that advocates killing gay men for sport.

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