Apple Orchestrates Deal For Song-Recognition App ShazamApple has bought Shazam, the maker of a song-recognition app that Apple's digital assistant has already been using to help people identify music playing on their iPhone.
Bitcoin Futures Soar Amid Frenzy Over Virtual CurrencyBitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange is a hit so far, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 16 percent.
Toyota Set To Announce Revamped Avalon In Detroit Next MonthToyota will introduce a revamped Avalon full-size car at the Detroit auto show in January, at a time when sales of big cars are falling as U.S. buyers continue their shift toward SUVs.
Exxon Mobil Announces Plan To Open 8 Gas Stations In MexicoExxon Mobil said that it plans to open at least eight gas stations in Mexico in 2018, with hopes of having as many as 50 stations operating by the end of the first quarter.
New IKEA Location In Grand Prairie Ready To Open Its DoorsThe new IKEA store in Grand Prairie is set to open on December 13, and workers are preparing for big crowds. The design is complete and the shelves are stocked.
Walmart Changing Its Legal Name In Shift To Online ShoppingThe world's largest retailer said Wednesday that it will change its legal name from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to Walmart Inc. as it shifts away from physical stores in an age of online shopping.
Out-Of-Control Crash Sends Vehicle Into Fast Food RestaurantThere's a big mess at a fast-food place in southwest Dallas after a pick-up crashed right into the dining room overnight.
Google Blocks YouTube On Amazon Devices In Escalating FeudGoogle is pulling its popular YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire.
NAACP Lauds American Airlines But Keeps Travel AdvisoryCivil rights activists are praising American Airlines and their plan to train employees to counteract bias, but the NAACP is still warning African Americans about flying on the airline.
Office Holiday Parties Sobering Up After Sexual Misconduct ScandalsWith the names of Weinstein, Spacey and Lauer getting more mentions this year, employers are making sure that their staff parties don't lead to inappropriate conduct.
McDonald's Bringing Back 'Dollar Menu' Name With $1, $2, $3 ItemsThe 'Dollar Menu' is making a McComeback. McDonald's said that it is reviving the once-popular value menu next month, but with items that will cost $1.00, $2.00 or $3.00.
Poll Finds Many Harvey Victims Saying They Still Need HelpThe poll is another indication of how families along the Texas coast continue struggling in wake of the Category 4 storm, which left Houston underwater and killed more than 80 people.