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Microsoft Unveils Fitness Gadget, Health Tracking

CORPORATE | By Anick Jesdanun | Friday Oct 31, 2014
Microsoft is releasing a $199 fitness band that also checks your email and even pays for coffee as the software company seeks to challenge Apple and others in the still-infant market for wearable devices.

Big, Capable Luxury Defines GMC SUV

CORPORATE | By Ann M. Job | Oct 31
The full-size, 2015 GMC Yukon Denali is a no-excuses sport utility vehicle that's both capable and pampering. The fuel-thirsty SUV - updated this year with more luxury features, a more powerful engine and new styling.

'Drag Race' Stars Featured in Starbucks's 1st LGBT-Friendly Ad

CORPORATE | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 30
"Drag Race" stars Bianca Del Rio and Adore Delano are featured in Starbucks' first LGBT-friendly commercial.

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Apple Pay a Success

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Oct 30
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Apple's new mobile payment system had over 1 million activations in the first three days after it became available, and is now more widely used than any competing payment system.

Apple's Tim Cook: 'I'm Proud to be Gay'

CORPORATE | Oct 30
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.

Google Working on Pill that Searches for Illnesses

CORPORATE | By Brandon Bailey | Oct 29
Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology.

Obama Taking Action to Push Manufacturing

CORPORATE | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Oct 28
President Barack Obama on Monday expanded his push for increased manufacturing in the United States by directing federal money toward new technologies, apprenticeship programs and competitions designed to assist small manufacturers.

The SUV Goes from All-American to Global Star

CORPORATE | By Dee-Ann Durbin | Oct 28
Once a hulking symbol of American excess, sport utility vehicles are quickly becoming the world's favorite way to get around. It's a surprising rebirth for a vehicle that was the subject of obituaries when gas prices spiked in 2008.

Apple CEO Challenges Home State on LGBT Rights

CORPORATE | By Jay Reeves | Oct 28
Apple CEO Tim Cook is challenging his home state of Alabama to do more to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Walmart Apologizes For 'Fat Girl Costumes' on Website

CORPORATE | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 28
Walmart is owning up to its mistake this week, after the company's website labeled a line of plus-sized Halloween costumes, "Fat Girl Costumes."

Consumer Reports Reveals the Most Reliable Cars

CORPORATE | Oct 27
Consumer Reports is out with its annual list of the most reliable vehicles. It also has information about a popular feature that's being blamed as a major problem in new vehicles. CBS News' Bigad Shaban reports.