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  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

    The Big Threat That's Sending Tesla Shares Lower

    By Michael McDonald,

    Elon Musk is a genius and a visionary who is almost single handedly changing the future of mankind through three different industries at once. With that said, it’s not clear if investors can easily...

  • Here’s the Type of Gun Americans Are Buying at a Record Pace

    By Chris Morris, CNBC

    Gun sales have never been hotter in the United States. In the past eight years, the number of people who own firearms has nearly doubled — with 2015 setting records, as 23.1 million people applied...

  • A sale sign is seen inside a Target store in Delta, British Columbia January 15, 2015. REUTERS/Ben Nelms

    Why Retailers Still Can’t Get Cyber Monday Right

    By Krystina Gustafson, CNBC

    It's been 365 days since retailers last had their sites flooded by bargain-crazed Cyber Monday shoppers. But sometimes, all the stress tests in the world aren't enough to prevent their pages from...

  • A camera drone operated by a civilian flies near the scene where two buildings were destroyed in an explosion in New York, in this file photo taken March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar/Files

    Chasing Amazon, Walmart Takes to the Skies

    By Nathan Layne, Reuters

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc applied Monday to U.S. regulators for permission to test drones for home delivery, curbside pickup and checking warehouse inventories, a sign it plans to go head-to-head with...

  • Larry Born, a former Walmart employee from Park Forest, Illinois, takes part in a demonstration for higher wages and better working conditions, outside of a Walmart during Black Friday shopping in Chicago November 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Nelles

    Here's Why Wal-Mart's Stock Tumbled This Week

    By Brian Sozzi, The Street

    "Now, when it comes to Wal-Mart, there's no two ways about it: I'm cheap," wrote Wal-Mart ( WMT - Get Report ) founder Sam Walton in his 1992 memoir "Sam Walton: Made in America." If the notoriously...

  • The car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to a taxi sign is seen in this photo illustration taken in Madrid on December 10, 2014. REUTERS/Sergio Perez

    Uber Wants to Be Your Delivery Service

    By Biz Carson, Business Insider

    The next time you order a burrito, it may be delivered by an Uber driver. On Wednesday, Uber is graduating its Uber Rush pilot from an experiment to a business. Related: The Hot New Taxi App Is No...

  • Retractable Email

    Sorry You Sent That E-Mail? This Startup Unsends It

    By Maya Kosoff, Business Insider

    It's a nightmare scenario: you accidentally sent an email you didn't mean to. But now, with the help of a startup called Criptext , you can recall any email you've sent — even if the person you sent...

  • German parliament cuts ties with Verizon in wake of spying row

    Why Verizon’s $4.4 Billion AOL Buy Is a Bad Move

    By Robert Cryan, Reuters

    Verizon’s dumb pipes become no smarter by running $4.4 billion AOL through them. Seeking refuge from a vicious wireless war, the U.S. telecom carrier is buying the custodian of the Huffington Post...

  • Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015.  REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

    What Tesla’s Home Battery Means for Your Electric Bill

    By Tim Mullaney , CNBC

    There's no doubt that Elon Musk's announcement that Tesla Motors will enter the energy-storage market last week excited Tesla fanboys and a good bit of the stock market. But are the economics...

  • Twitter shares soar in frenzied NYSE debut

    Twitter’s Porn Problem Has Advertisers Running Scared

    By Lara O'Reilly, Business Insider

    Twitter is a champion of free speech — its former UK general manager once described the social network as "the free speech wing of the free speech party" — and it has only very recently started...