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SAB Miller Agrees to Takeover by Anheuser Busch InBev

RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- SABMiller has agreed in principal to a takeover offer by Anheuser Busch InBev, potentially creating the world's biggest beer company.  After a month of offers, the two beer makers appear to have settled on a

Why Putting on Clothes May Help Playboy's Bottom Line

Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Playboy(NEW YORK) — Playboy magazine announced a major shift in branding Tuesday, saying that it's going to drop nudity from its iconic but struggling publication.Starting with its March 2016 issue, the magazine that

Why Twitter Is Laying Off 8% of Its Employees

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday made his first tough call since returning to the top job, announcing the service would be laying off 336 people -- approximately 8 percent of its work force -- in order to put the

Texan Cities Top WalletHub's List of Fastest Growing Economies

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you're looking for a place to buy a home, start a business or basically get the most bang for your buck, you may want to move to Texas.Nine of the top 10 cities in WalletHub's survey of the fastest growing economies are i

"Playboy" Magazine Is Getting Rid of Nudity

Rachel Murray/Getty Images for Playboy(NEW YORK) — Playboy is covering up.Starting next year, the magazine will no longer feature nudity, Playboy Enterprises, Inc. announced.The magazine, established by Hugh Hefner, has featured sexy centerfolds and

'Behind the Seams' at Bridal Fashion Week

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Bridal Fashion Week is heating up and each year it gets bigger and glitzier. This year is no exception, largely due to an exponential growth of interest in bridal gowns and bridal couture.21st Century Brides is committing two, or eve

French Police Arrest Suspects Involved in Air France Violent Protest

KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Arrests have been made after a union dispute left two Air France executives without their shirts.French police arrested six men on Monday who are accused of tearing off the clothes of two Air France executives

Wall Street Markets Up, Adding to Last Week's Gains

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street edges higher for the beginning of the week and Dell has plans for a massive technology takeover.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 47.37 on Monday, finishing the session at 17131.86.The Nasdaq ended at 4838.

How to Shop for the Best Vintage Finds Like a Flea Market Expert

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Another man’s trash could be your next flea market treasure.While they can be overwhelming to some, flea markets are a mecca of vintage finds for Susan Feldman and Kathryn Ireland.Feldman, the co-founder of One Kings L

Olive Garden Apologizes to Cop After He Was Refused Service

Olive Garden(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- Olive Garden has apologized to a Kansas City police officer who was turned away from the restaurant for being armed.Officer Michael Holsworth went to an Independence, Mo., Olive Garden to celebrate his birthday with his f

Acer's New Windows 10 Devices: What You Need to Know

SAM YEH/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Computer maker Acer unveiled new Microsoft 10 devices Monday at its Windows 10 press event in Taipei, including the Aspire R 14, a convertible notebook, and the Aspire Z3-700, a portable PC with five hours of built-in

Southwest Airlines Back Up After Nationwide Glitch

icholakov/iStock Editorial/ThinkStock(CHICAGO) -- Southwest Airlines says the technical problem that delayed hundreds of flights on Sunday has been solved. Southwest was not specific about the source of the problem, except to say that i wasn't the result

Dell Buying Data Storage Company EMC

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Dell will buy data storage company EMC for a whopping $67 billion dollars.A decreasing demand for PCs has forced computer giant Dell to expand into other areas, in particular, data storage.According to BBC News, EMC

Dell Buying Data Storage Company EMS

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Dell will buy data storage company EMC for a whopping $67 billion dollars.A decreasing demand for PCs has forced computer giant Dell to expand into other areas, in particular, data storage.According to BBC News, EMC

Olive Garden Allegedly Refuses to Serve Police Officer for Carrying Weapon

iStock/Thinkstock(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- An Olive Garden in Kansas City reportedly turned away a police officer because he was carrying a gun.According to ABC News affiliate KMBC-TV, Officer Michael Holsworth was dressed in a full police uniform for a birth

Southwest Airlines Experiencing Nationwide Glitch, 450 Flights Delayed

icholakov/iStock Editorial/ThinkStock(CHICAGO) -- A nationwide technical glitch is causing Southwest Airlines to manually process customers.According to Southwest, it's having problems on its website, app and in reservation systems around the country.Offi

New Hampshire Gives Itself an Election Year Makeover

Brad Mielke/ABC News(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- Call it the primary economy of New Hampshire.It's a ritual every four years, famous political landmarks getting spruced up just in time for the crush of visitors here to witness the New Hampshire primary in early

Apple is "Tesla Graveyard" of Booted Employees, Elon Musk Says

Bryan Mitchell/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tesla's chief isn't concerned over Apple creating a self-driving car.In an interview with German newsaper Handelsblatt, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was asked for his thoughts on whether or not Apple would be a serious comp

Twitter Reportedly Expecting Layoffs Next Week

Bethany Clarke/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Twitter Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey just started his new job with the social media site and there's already talk about layoffs.Multiple reports from sources within the company say a new plan to downsize the

Urban Outfitters Asks Employees to Volunteer to Work Weekends

Dan Dennison/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) -- The upcoming holiday season is the busiest time of the year for U.S. retailers, so Urban Outfitters appears to be getting a head start by asking salaried workers at its corporate office to "volunteer" for weekend

Stocks Mostly Higher on Friday, Tesla and Gap Down

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Stocks closed slightly higher on Friday, but the markets had one of the best weeks this year.The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the week up 33.74 and closed at 17084.49.The Nasdaq closed at 4830.47, up 19.68 from its

Diet Pepsi's Sweetener Fallout is Latest in History of Flat Soda Bets

Pepsi(NEW YORK) -- Diet Pepsi's move to replace its artificial sweetener -- from aspartame to sucralose -- in August has prompted a flurry of negative comments online from customers who aren't big fans of the new taste, but it's not the first time a soda

Flight Attendant Leaves Empowering Notes for Passengers to Find

Taylor Tippett(NEW YORK) -- Taylor Tippett, an American Airlines flight attendant, has been leaving empowering messages on little slips of paper for passengers to discover in their seats for over a year now.The simple messages with words like "Your joy is

Texas Attorney General Files Suit Against Volkswagen

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas has joined a growing list of states filing suit against Volkswagen over its admitted use of faulty emissions software in millions of vehicles.In two lawsuits, the state's attorney general accuses Volkswa

Microsoft HoloLens: What's Next for Mixed Reality Headset

Andrew Burton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Ever since Microsoft's HoloLens was first shown off in January, the mixed reality headset has generated buzz and ideas for how the technology can be used. Now, Microsoft is gearing up for a crucial next step for lev

Netflix Raises Price: How It Compares to Hulu, Amazon Prime

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Netflix is raising prices for new users by $1 a month as the company touts original programming you can't find elsewhere.The company, based in Los Gatos, California, is raising the cost of its most popula