Yahoo says the government demanded they surrender online information for government surveillance purposes. Yahoo fought the demands in court, calling the request a violation of Fourth Amendment freedoms.
RadioShack says it may need more capital to help complete its turnaround efforts. RadioShack's CEO said the retailer's future could involve debt restructuring, consolidating stores and other measures to help lower costs.
Dollar General is moving aggressively to purchase its discount retail rival, trying to outmaneuver Dollar Tree. Shares of Family Dollar jumped 5 percent before the opening bell Wednesday and appeared headed for an all-time high.
US job openings remained near the highest level in 13 years in July, and companies also stepped up hiring that month to the fastest pace in nearly seven years. Stronger hiring and job openings figures are two signs that the US job market is healing after disappointing jobs data last week.
Home Depot said the data theft could impact its customers in stores across the United States and Canada, but there was no evidence that online customers were affected or debit personal identification numbers (PINs) were compromised.
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A boy marches with a flute band during a pro-Union rally in Edinburgh, Scotland, Saturday. About 12,000 Protestant loyalists from Northern Ireland and Scotland marched through central Edinburgh in an emotional show of support for keeping Scotland in the United Kingdom.
Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a $5 billion 'gigafactory' that will pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars, a person familiar with the company's plans said Wednesday.The source said Tesla will also move forward with preparing a second site as well.
Apple stock is on track to have its worst performing day since January Wednesday. Apple stock is facing pressure from scrutiny over the security of Apple devices after hackers leaked nude photos of celebrities. Next week, Apple is expected to unveil the iPhone 6.
Uber has been banned from operation in Germany by a Frankfurt court, the latest shot in the popular app's fight with taxi drivers worldwide. The ruling comes after Berlin authorities last month barred Uber from operating in the capital because of safety concerns.