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Mozilla Hires Interim CEO

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
After Brendan Eich stepped down as Mozilla’s CEO last month, over a controversy sparked by a $1,000 donation he made to an anti-gay marriage campaign in 2008, the software company announced its interim CEO Monday .

Sprint Calls Customer ’Gay Sissboy’ in Email

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
A straight married man from Chicago says he received an email from phone company Sprint that addressed him as a "gay sissyboy."

Airbnb CEO on How Travel is Changing

CORPORATE | Apr 16
Airbnb is quickly becoming one of the world’s largest hospitality brands, but it doesn’t own a single hotel. The website connects people who want to rent out a room or house, with travelers who need a place to stay.

Fire TV Enters the Set-Top Box Arena

CORPORATE | Apr 16
To find out which set-top box is right for you, Chenda Ngak compares the biggest competitors on the streaming video market: Roku 3, Apple TV and Amazon’s Fire TV.

The National Corvette Museum, workers pull out a car from a sinkhole at the National Corvette Museum, in Bowling Green, Ky.

Last Corvette Retrieved From Kentucky Sinkhole

CORPORATE | By Bruce Schreiner | Apr 16
The mangled remains of a powerful Corvette - barely recognizable to its former owner - were pulled from the depths of a sinkhole at a Kentucky museum Wednesday, completing weeks of painstaking work to retrieve eight classic cars.

MoneyWatch :: Americans are Opening Their Wallets

CORPORATE | Apr 15
As the long, hard winter fades, retail spending is perking up. Plus, Citigroup beats expectations and Amazon may enter smartphone business in today’s MoneyWatch report.

Netflix Customers Targeted in Phishing Scam

CORPORATE | Apr 15
The Better Business Bureau is warning Netflix customers about a scam. Con artists claiming they work for the video streaming service are trying to get money and private information from unsuspecting victims. Jericka Duncan reports.

Netflix’s Comcast Deal Improves Quality of Video

CORPORATE | By Michael Liedtke | Apr 15
Netflix’s videos are streaming through Comcast’s Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to tolls Netflix pays Comcast for a more direct connection to its network.

Q car travels in the highway that connects Yangon to capital Naypyidaw as a cart pulled by bulls carry a load in a parallel gravel track, close to Toungoo, north of Yangon, Myanmar.

Myanmar Clunkers Scrapped in Rush for ’New’ Cars

CORPORATE | By Elaine Kurtenbach | Apr 15
One of the quaintest of many anachronisms in Yangon, a city of moldering colonial villas and gleaming golden pagodas, used to be the decades old Toyotas, Chevys and other clunkers wheezing down its mostly empty roads. Now, new cars flood the streets.

Flight 370: Robotic Submarine to Begin Underwater Search

CORPORATE | Apr 14
Officials are launching a robotic submarine to search the floor of the Indian Ocean for Flight 370. CBS News foreign correspondent Seth Doane reports on the use of the robotic submarine.

Google Buys Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

CORPORATE | Apr 14
Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the world as well as solve other problems.