Motor Trend magazine has named the Telsa Model S its Car of the Year. The magazine's staff selected the all-electric plug-in luxury car out of a field of 11 finalists that included models such as the Ford Fusion, Porsche 911 and Hyundai Azera. It is the first time the magazine's Car of the Year award has ever gone to an all-electric car.
Research In Motion announced Monday that BlackBerry 10 will finally debut on Jan. 30, a year after the company's next-generation smartphones and software were slated to go on sale.
There are four tech companies controlling the industry's direction: Apple, Google, Amazon and Facebook. Will they still be ruling the tech field in a decade?
Twinkie-maker Hostess Brands said Monday that it could go into liquidation if its bakers continue striking in protest against a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court.
When Roman and Marianna Bediner's Staten Island, N.Y., home was clobbered by Superstorm Sandy they took some comfort in knowing that it was insured. But a few days later, when they learned that their coverage would pay for only a fraction of the $75,000 to $100,000 needed to put the house back together again, that feeling evaporated.
Target announced Monday it will open at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving evening, the earliest it's ever started its Black Friday sales.
Toys R Us is joining the slew of stores that will open increasingly early this Thanksgiving.
"Black Friday" may be a thing of the past. That's because retailers are duking it out over who is the first store to open for the big annual holiday sales. What used to be a day-after-Thanksgiving ritual, is now inching closer and closer to the Thursday night turkey dinner.
Big-time deal hunters know that the secret to finding the deepest discounts on Black Friday is to start early.
"Skyfall" didn't just top the U.S. box office this weekend -- it blew past every other James Bond film in the franchise's history.
The United States will overtake Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer before 2020, and will be energy independent 10 years later, according to a new forecast by the International Energy Agency.
When Shaun Rein drives to Shanghai's Pudong International Airport, about 10 minutes outside the airfield, he begins to notice a line of cars -- including Rolls Royces and Bentleys -- parked along the side of the highway. "Why? It's because these people, who can spend a million dollars on a car, don't want to spend $2 on parking at the garage," said Rein, managing director at China Market Research Group.
Spaniards who are in "circumstances of extreme necessity" and are unable to pay their mortgages will not be evicted from their homes over the next two years, the main industry group for Spanish banks said Monday.
Japan's economy contracted at an annual rate of 3.5% in the latest quarter, sparking concerns of a sustained regional slowdown.
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The puppeteer who provides the voice of Elmo is on a leave of absence from Sesame Street after denying he had an inappropriate relationship with a teenage boy.
It's official: Oscar-winning writer Michael Arndt will pen the screenplay for "Star Wars: Episode VII." StarWars.com has confirmed that the "Toy Story 3," "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Catching Fire" scribe has begun "story conferences" with producer Kathleen Kennedy and "Star Wars" creator George Lucas.
More than a music producer, singer-rapper, composer and designer, Pharrell Williams is an expressionist -- a person fully immersed in the worlds of art and culture. His new coffee-table book, "Pharrell: Places and Spaces I've Been," shares his insightful conversations with cultural influencers such as Jay-Z, Anna Wintour, Zaha Hadid, Buzz Aldrin and Kanye West, to name just a few. Williams recently spoke with CNN about his book, the people who have influenced him and his upcoming projects.
If your child gets recurring headaches and you think they might need glasses, you may be mistaken - a new study says children's headaches are rarely triggered by vision problems.
Nobody "likes" a loser. If losing the presidential election wasn't enough, Mitt Romney has been hemorrhaging Facebook friends. People began unliking Romney's official Facebook page soon after the election results came in last week. The Washington Post noticed the drop on Friday, when the GOP presidential candidate's page was losing 593 likes an hour.