Updated: 1:23 PM With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government officials.
Posted: 8:48 AM The price of oil fell back below $95 Friday after the U.S. government reported that May was another month of steady, but not spectacular hiring.
Posted: 7:54 AM U.S. employers added 175,000 jobs in May, steady hiring but below the more robust pace that took place during the fall and winter.
Posted: 8:43 AM The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell 11,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 346,000, a level consistent with steady job growth.
Posted: 9:12 AM U.S. safety regulators are checking to see if more General Motors cars should be recalled because the air bags won't inflate.
Updated: 10:42 AM Ford is recalling about 465,000 cars and SUVs because the fuel tanks can leak and cause fires.
Updated: 9:11 AM Sales of new homes rose in April to the second highest level since the summer of 2008 while the median price for a new home hit a record high, further signs that housing is recovering.
Posted: 9:10 AM Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times.
Posted: 7:42 PM The Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a local communications professional as the new Executive Director of the organization.
Updated: 9:16 AM Mix the high stakes of running a small business with a dash of family drama and throw in a camera crew and you get hit reality television shows such as "Pawn Stars," ''Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" and "Duck Dynasty."
Updated: 2:00 PM Texas A&M University will receive collegiate licensing’s top award for the “one brand” approach that propelled the university to among the nation’s hottest college brands during the past year.
Posted: 1:04 PM More than 700 top CEOs around the nation are ranking Texas as the best state to do business for the ninth year in a row in Chief Executive magazine’s annual Best and Worst States survey.
Posted: 3:27 PM The stock market is surging past new milestones after the government reported a big pickup in hiring at U.S. employers.
Updated: 10:12 AM U.S. employers added 165,000 jobs in April, and hiring was much stronger in the previous two months than first thought. The gains trimmed the unemployment rate to a four-year low of 7.5 percent.
Updated: 10:30 AM U.S. economic growth accelerated from January through March, buoyed by the strongest consumer spending in more than two years. The strength offset further declines in government spending that are expected to drag on growth throughout the year.
Posted: 5:01 PM The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will begin circulating a redesigned $100 bill this fall, more than two years after its initial target.
Updated: 11:28 AM Gov. Pat Quinn says Texas Gov. Rick Perry's visit to try to entice businesses away from Illinois is merely "an escapade" and Illinois can compete with any state.
Posted: 4:52 PM Texas Gov. Rick Perry isn't exactly getting a warm welcome from some of the top elected officials in Illinois.
Updated: 11:51 AM Getting a job in Brazos county might not be tough, but making the kind of money you want is the tough part.