How is it possible that the government can spend almost twice as much as it takes in without having high inflation?
A 13-year-old girl's campaign to get Hasbro to make an Easy-Bake Oven that isn't purple or pink so it would appeal to her little brother is a fresh sign of movement in an old debate. Parents who hope to expose their children to different kinds of play — can find themselves stymied by a toy industry that tends to reflect traditional gender roles.
Google is turning on a "scan and match" service for Google Music users to store copies of their songs online, offering for free what Apple charges $25 a year for.
The New York Times is getting into the business of selling bite-sized digital books based on its reporters' work, giving it entree into a growing market for inexpensive "e-singles" that can be read in a couple of hours.
Over the past few years, smartphones have gradually gotten bigger and tablet computers have gotten smaller. So it should come as no surprise that devices in between are starting to emerge.
The story of 2012 in publishing was the story of "Fifty Shades of Grey," in more ways than one.
Massachusetts retailers are hailing a deal reached between online seller Amazon.com and state officials to begin collecting the state's 6.25 percent sales tax from Bay State residents who order items through the website.
NEW YORK | Exxon says the energy renaissance in the U.S. will continue and predicts that North America will become a net exporter of oil and gas by the middle of the next decade.
Amazon is launching a subscription service for children's games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.