The University of Michigan's final reading on consumer confidence in August came in at 91.9, down from the prior month and below expectations.
The founder and chief executive of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, has stepped down. A statement released by the firm said his departure was "in the best interest of the company".
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.
NEW YORK - Mylan NV's shareholders approved the company's hostile pursuit of Perrigo Co. and the generic drugmaker hopes to push ahead with a formal offer soon.
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's statistics agency says the country's economy grew slightly faster than earlier forecast in the second quarter of the year.