Facebook paid $19 billion for the instant messaging service WhatsApp even though it's never disclosed whether it's profitable. Aarti Shahani of KQED explains what Facebook sees in its new acquisition.
The NTSB heard testimony on Thursday indicating that the crew made a "non-precision approach" after the automated system became overloaded.
Australian Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed, have been held in Cairo since their arrest in December. They've been accused of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood.
To put things in perspective, the global messaging platform WhatsApp that Facebook picked up is worth more than Southwest Airlines. But is the price justified?
TransCanada, the company in charge of the pipeline extension, says its "disappointed" by the decision but awaiting the outcome of the appeals process.
Though the number of applications declined by just 3,000 last week, it appears employers have not been chopping more jobs in recent weeks. Economists say that bodes well for coming months.
On Thursday, he announced the names of more than 55 booksellers who are getting some of that money — up to $15,000 each. He tells Renee Montagne about why he's driven to help independent bookstores.
Facebook is buying an instant messaging service called WhatsApp for an eye-popping $16 billion. It's the latest salvo in an arms race by Silicon Valley giants to stockpile mobile technology.
Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz has announced that the Energy Department will guarantee loans worth $6.5 billion to build a new generation of nuclear plants in Georgia.
The Federal Communications Commission announced on Wednesday it will not appeal last month's ruling by a federal appeals court that overturned its Open Internet rules.
The ruling strikes down a state law that allowed a Canadian company to force landowners to sell their property so the pipeline could go through Nebraska en route to Texas refineries.
Coal ash, a byproduct of burning coal, leaked into the Dan River this month, magnifying an ongoing fight. Now the Justice Department is examining how coal ash is stored and regulated in the state.
A reporter shadowed eight young people during their first two years on Wall Street, when the bailouts were still fresh and anti-Wall Street sentiments were running high.
A U.S. law aimed at tax cheats hiding money abroad has had unintended consequences and has complicated life for many Americans living overseas.
A U.S. law aimed at tax cheats hiding money abroad has had unintended consequences and complicated life for many Americans living overseas.
Almost all of our chicken meat is grown by contract farmers who get ranked against each other when it comes to getting paid. Critics say someone always ends up losing – and too often, deep in debt.
WhatsApp makes a text messaging app that works on all major smartphone operating systems. Founded in Silicon Valley less than five years ago, the company has 55 employees.
Chick-fil-A's plan to ditch antibiotics in its birds is part of a growing industry trend. Driving the growth is concern about the risks associated with routine use of antibiotics in farm animals.
Spirit Airlines is one of America's fastest growing airlines. It is also among the least popular airlines in America. How can one airline be both things at once?
Apps like Secret and Whisper are designed to maximize sharing and minimize risk because the messages are anonymous. Could they end up helping whistleblowers and shaking up the workplace?