In-car touchscreen systems aren't known for their great usability, but a new one modeled on Apple's iOS may prove a more worthwhile platform. CarPlay, designed by Apple in concert with car makers, was shown off by Volvo this week at the New York International Auto Show.
Michaels Stores Inc. said Thursday that about 2.6 million customer credit and debit cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received "limited" reports of fraud.
Consumers may be spending less at the malls, but it may be to save up for summer vacation, according to preliminary information on early trip planners."It looks like it's going to be a strong summer," Sarah Gavin, a travel expert with online booking company Expedia, told CNBC on Thursday.
Stocks ended mixed on Thursday in light trading before a long holiday weekend, with the S&P 500 extending gains into a fourth session, as General Electric and Morgan Stanley reported quarterly results that topped expectations.