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  • Caesars enters New York casino competition

    Caesars enters New York casino competition

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 10:52 PM EDT2014-04-23 02:52:22 GMT
    Caesars Entertainment entered the competition to open a casino in upstate New York on Tuesday with a proposal to build a $750 million complex 50 miles north of New York City. The complex would include a casino, a hotel and a meeting space and would be located in Woodbury, in Orange County. The Las Vegas-based Caesars, which operates 52 casinos around the world, has submitted a $1 million casino license application fee to state gambling regulators.
    Caesars Entertainment entered the competition to open a casino in upstate New York on Tuesday with a proposal to build a $750 million complex 50 miles north of New York City. The complex would include a casino, a hotel and a meeting space and would be located in Woodbury, in Orange County. The Las Vegas-based Caesars, which operates 52 casinos around the world, has submitted a $1 million casino license application fee to state gambling regulators.
  • Airbnb fights NY attorney general's subpoena

    Airbnb fights NY attorney general's subpoena

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 7:06 PM EDT2014-04-22 23:06:24 GMT
    Renting out someone's apartment is an easy way to get an inexpensive place to stay if you're a tourist, and cheaper and more convenient than most hotels. But now the government is stepping in and trying to get a handle on a booming business that may not be playing by the rules. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is squaring off in court with multi-million dollar Internet company Airbnb.
    Renting out someone's apartment is an easy way to get an inexpensive place to stay if you're a tourist, and cheaper and more convenient than most hotels. But now the government is stepping in and trying to get a handle on a booming business that may not be playing by the rules. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is squaring off in court with multi-million dollar Internet company Airbnb.
  • McDonald's profit slips amid weak sales

    McDonald's profit slips amid weak sales

    Tuesday, April 22 2014 8:24 AM EDT2014-04-22 12:24:13 GMT
    McDonald's reported a lower profit for the first quarter as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw global sales remain weak.The Oak Brook, Ill.-based company said global sales edged up 0.5 percent at established restaurants.  In the U.S., the figure fell 1.7 percent as customer traffic declined.
    McDonald's reported a lower profit for the first quarter as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw global sales remain weak.The Oak Brook, Ill.-based company said global sales edged up 0.5 percent at established restaurants.  In the U.S., the figure fell 1.7 percent as customer traffic declined.
  • Studies: office layout can affect your mental and physical health

    Studies: office layout can affect your mental and physical health

    Monday, April 21 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-04-22 03:01:40 GMT
    Leaving the office, most of us feel pretty exhausted. Studies now suggest that we can blame much of what ails us physically and mentally on the layout of our workspace. American companies standardized the sprawling square room divided by cubicles or nothing to foster team atmosphere. But newer research suggests that the open-plan office actually raises stress while lowering motivation and focus and maybe even reducing life-expectancy.
    Leaving the office, most of us feel pretty exhausted. Studies now suggest that we can blame much of what ails us physically and mentally on the layout of our workspace. American companies standardized the sprawling square room divided by cubicles or nothing to foster team atmosphere. But newer research suggests that the open-plan office actually raises stress while lowering motivation and focus and maybe even reducing life-expectancy.
  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    Monday, April 21 2014 8:26 AM EDT2014-04-21 12:26:48 GMT
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."
    Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."
  • Prenuptial digital privacy clauses gain popularity

    Prenuptial digital privacy clauses gain popularity

    Monday, April 21 2014 6:08 AM EDT2014-04-21 10:08:56 GMT
    Realty TV star Kim Kardashian probably wished she did have one before she walked down the aisle with Kris Humphries. We might never have known about Tiger Woods' cheating ways if he had one. And figure skater Johnny Weir is insisting on one as part of his post-nuptial agreement. What is it? A digital privacy clause.
    Realty TV star Kim Kardashian probably wished she did have one before she walked down the aisle with Kris Humphries. We might never have known about Tiger Woods' cheating ways if he had one. And figure skater Johnny Weir is insisting on one as part of his post-nuptial agreement. What is it? A digital privacy clause.
  • Grocery-store etiquette

    Grocery-store etiquette

    Friday, April 18 2014 7:24 PM EDT2014-04-18 23:24:07 GMT
    Whether barricading shopping aisles with abandoned carts, massaging every piece of fruit in the building, or blankly staring at a shelf of items so no one else can pick one, grocery store pests can turn a quick trip to restock your fridge into a nightmare.
    Whether barricading shopping aisles with abandoned carts, massaging every piece of fruit in the building, or blankly staring at a shelf of items so no one else can pick one, grocery store pests can turn a quick trip to restock your fridge into a nightmare. In the hope of gently educating those unclear on grocery-shopping etiquette, we asked you to help us put together a list of what not to do.
  • Expert: credit cards are not fully secure

    Expert: credit cards are not fully secure

    Friday, April 18 2014 6:49 PM EDT2014-04-18 22:49:51 GMT
    Another week and another credit card hacking at a major retailer. This time it was Michael's craft store. Consumers are uneasy because current credit card technology is antiquated. "The fact is you cannot protect your credit cards, you can't every time you give it out it is vulnerable to fraud," says Robert Siciliano, McAfee identity theft expert.
    Another week and another credit card hacking at a major retailer. This time it was Michael's craft store. Consumers are uneasy because current credit card technology is antiquated. "The fact is you cannot protect your credit cards, you can't every time you give it out it is vulnerable to fraud," says Robert Siciliano, McAfee identity theft expert.
  • Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

    Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:11:50 GMT
    Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice. The hoses from the state-of-the-art Dutch hydroponic system are watering flowers now, but with a few minor adjustments could just as easily grow marijuana plants for medicinal cannabis. The only reason it's not happening now is because the company is publicly traded and subject to federal law.
    Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice. The hoses from the state-of-the-art Dutch hydroponic system are watering flowers now, but with a few minor adjustments could just as easily grow marijuana plants for medicinal cannabis. The only reason it's not happening now is because the company is publicly traded and subject to federal law.
  • Do you waive your right to sue if you follow a company on social media?

    Do you waive your right to sue if you follow a company on social media?

    Friday, April 18 2014 8:19 AM EDT2014-04-18 12:19:02 GMT
    General Mills quietly tweaked its legal policies, which made getting coupons or joining a contest online two things that would simultaneously prevent you from being able to sue the company. But what about Tweeting or just liking a General Mills company's Facebook page? There's concern about that, too.
    General Mills quietly tweaked its legal policies, which made getting coupons or joining a contest online two things that would simultaneously prevent you from being able to sue the company. But what about Tweeting or just liking a General Mills company's Facebook page? There's concern about that, too.
  • Wineries flourish in Brooklyn

    Wineries flourish in Brooklyn

    Thursday, April 17 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-04-18 02:34:04 GMT
    Hundreds of oak barrels of wine are all stacked in one room. You might think this is Napa, California. But it's not. It's the Brooklyn Winery, located in what was once an old pickle factory in Williamsburg. Refrigerated grapes are brought in from the North Fork of Long Island and from the Finger Lakes and then aged in barrels. These days urban wineries are becoming more popular, and they're popping up all over the borough.
    Hundreds of oak barrels of wine are all stacked in one room. You might think this is Napa, California. But it's not. It's the Brooklyn Winery, located in what was once an old pickle factory in Williamsburg. Refrigerated grapes are brought in from the North Fork of Long Island and from the Finger Lakes and then aged in barrels. These days urban wineries are becoming more popular, and they're popping up all over the borough.
  • Catalog shopping is alive and well

    Catalog shopping is alive and well

    Thursday, April 17 2014 9:57 PM EDT2014-04-18 01:57:31 GMT
    Bonobos is an online men's clothing store. The company tried something new in 2013 by trying something, well, old. Bonobos mailed to some customers a traditional catalog. The results were very surprising to these Internet retailers: the catalog attracted more customers to the website. Bonobos' catalog circulation has now increased.
    Bonobos is an online men's clothing store. The company tried something new in 2013 by trying something, well, old. Bonobos mailed to some customers a traditional catalog. The results were very surprising to these Internet retailers: the catalog attracted more customers to the website. Bonobos' catalog circulation has now increased.
  • Future of money

    Future of money

    Thursday, April 17 2014 1:27 PM EDT2014-04-17 17:27:18 GMT
    These days, when you check out of a grocery store, your toughest choice might be cash or credit.  But in a few years, there may be no need to carry dollar bills, credit cards, or stacks of cash.  It might sound like the stuff of science fiction but futurist and social scientist Heather Schlegel says it's not.
    These days, when you check out of a grocery store, your toughest choice might be cash or credit.  But in a few years, there may be no need to carry dollar bills, credit cards, or stacks of cash.  It might sound like the stuff of science fiction but futurist and social scientist Heather Schlegel says it's not.
  • IRS considers taxing work freebies like food

    IRS considers taxing work freebies like food

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 9:11 PM EDT2014-04-17 01:11:44 GMT
    In competitive job markets like Silicon Valley, companies are doing everything they can to entice the best and brightest -- offering freebies that have become the stuff of legend.Employee perks like free food at lavish cafeterias, laundry and even yoga are not unheard of.  But the taxman could soon crack down.  The IRS reportedly is looking at these perks and seeing if these companies need to start paying up for the free stuff they offer employees.
    In competitive job markets like Silicon Valley, companies are doing everything they can to entice the best and brightest -- offering freebies that have become the stuff of legend.Employee perks like free food at lavish cafeterias, laundry and even yoga are not unheard of.  But the taxman could soon crack down.  The IRS reportedly is looking at these perks and seeing if these companies need to start paying up for the free stuff they offer employees.
  • Social streaming video from your iPhone with YEVVO

    Social streaming video from your iPhone with YEVVO

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 8:46 AM EDT2014-04-16 12:46:01 GMT
    We met YEVVO's 26-year-old co-founder and CEO, Ben Rubin, on a rainy day in Madison Square Park. Among the four of us (Ben, me, my photographer, and the representative from Ben's PR firm), we had four smartphones and the free app Rubin created."What if you were going live during this interview and then somebody [online] started asking questions and then [that somebody] actually helped to create the content?" Rubin asked.
    We met YEVVO's 26-year-old co-founder and CEO, Ben Rubin, on a rainy day in Madison Square Park. Among the four of us (Ben, me, my photographer, and the representative from Ben's PR firm), we had four smartphones and the free app Rubin created."What if you were going live during this interview and then somebody [online] started asking questions and then [that somebody] actually helped to create the content?" Rubin asked.
  • Heartbleed: Android devices may be vulnerable

    Heartbleed: Android devices may be vulnerable

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-04-16 02:14:46 GMT
    If you've heard about the Heartbleed bug, maybe you've already changed all your passwords and online security information. But Android users may still be at risk. Lance Ulanoff, senior editor of the online tech site Mashable, explains: "For the most part, Heartbleed has really been about the services that you access, and not local devices so the encryption on the device may have the same vulnerability."
    If you've heard about the Heartbleed bug, maybe you've already changed all your passwords and online security information. But Android users may still be at risk. Lance Ulanoff, senior editor of the online tech site Mashable, explains: "For the most part, Heartbleed has really been about the services that you access, and not local devices so the encryption on the device may have the same vulnerability."
  • Heartbleed: what websites are affected and what you should do now

    Heartbleed: what websites are affected and what you should do now

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 9:16 PM EDT2014-04-16 01:16:42 GMT
    The Heartbleed bug is no joke. Websites, social networks, services, networking equipment, and web-enabled hardware may all be vulnerable. Here are some steps to take right now: Use the LastPass Heartbleed checker to see if websites you use are vulnerable and/or if they have installed security patches. Check the website of the company that made your home router in case it has been compromised. Make sure to download any software updates and security patches. Change your passwords.
    The Heartbleed security flaw is no joke. Websites, social networks, services, networking equipment, and web-enabled hardware may all be vulnerable. Here are some steps to take right now: Use the LastPass Heartbleed checker to see if websites you use are vulnerable and/or if they have installed security patches. Check the website of the company that made your home router in case it has been compromised. Make sure to download any software updates and security patches. Change your passwords.
  • Survey: What jeans? Teens love yoga pants

    Survey: What jeans? Teens love yoga pants

    Monday, April 14 2014 10:14 PM EDT2014-04-15 02:14:47 GMT
    Some teens we spoke to love wearing yoga pants almost as much as they love to giggle. Dressing in athletic wear for more than just exercising is a growing trend, especially among teenagers. A Piper Jaffray survey of teen spending shows that active wear now makes up 28 percent of teens' clothing purchases.
    Some teens we spoke to love wearing yoga pants almost as much as they love to giggle. Dressing in athletic wear for more than just exercising is a growing trend, especially among teenagers. A Piper Jaffray survey of teen spending shows that active wear now makes up 28 percent of teens' clothing purchases.
  • Report: Facebook wants to be in the money-transfer business

    Report: Facebook wants to be in the money-transfer business

    Monday, April 14 2014 4:06 PM EDT2014-04-14 20:06:02 GMT
    In a bid to gain further traction in emerging markets, Facebook (FB) is reportedly planning to jump into the money transfer business by servicing remittances and electronic money. According to the Financial Times, the world's largest social network is requesting approval from Ireland’s central bank to become an "e-money" institution. Such a distinction would allow Facebook to issue units of stored monetary value that represent a claim against the company.
    In a bid to gain further traction in emerging markets, Facebook (FB) is reportedly planning to jump into the money transfer business by servicing remittances and electronic money. According to the Financial Times, the world's largest social network is requesting approval from Ireland’s central bank to become an "e-money" institution. Such a distinction would allow Facebook to issue units of stored monetary value that represent a claim against the company.
  • Spring cleaning tips to de-clutter your life

    Spring cleaning tips to de-clutter your life

    Friday, April 11 2014 7:43 AM EDT2014-04-11 11:43:47 GMT
    Maybe you need to watch the TV show "Hoarders Buried Alive" to motivate to do your spring cleaning. But interior designer Guillaume Gentet says you should be inspired by how you will feel when it is over. Before you even open your closet he suggests opening the windows and start cleaning. Next hit the floors. Next: time to pare down your wardrobe. Rule of thumb: if you haven't worn it in two years' time to toss or give clothes in good condition to charity.
    Maybe you need to watch the TV show "Hoarders Buried Alive" to motivate to do your spring cleaning. But interior designer Guillaume Gentet says you should be inspired by how you will feel when it is over. Before you even open your closet he suggests opening the windows and start cleaning. Next hit the floors. Next: time to pare down your wardrobe. Rule of thumb: if you haven't worn it in two years' time to toss or give clothes in good condition to charity.
  • Could a 6-hour workday improve your health and productivity?

    Could a 6-hour workday improve your health and productivity?

    Wednesday, April 9 2014 10:49 PM EDT2014-04-10 02:49:44 GMT
    New Yorker Chris Flemming told us he keeps grueling hours in two jobs to support his daughter. He might want to consider moving to Sweden. The mayor of Gothenburg is trying a new experiment. He is allowing some municipal employees to work just six hours a day. The test: to see if a shorter day increases productivity and if workers take fewer sick days because they feel better mentally and physically.
    New Yorker Chris Flemming told us he keeps grueling hours in two jobs to support his daughter. He might want to consider moving to Sweden. The mayor of Gothenburg is trying a new experiment. He is allowing some municipal employees to work just six hours a day. The test: to see if a shorter day increases productivity and if workers take fewer sick days because they feel better mentally and physically.
  • Will Amazon Fresh take on Fresh Direct and Peapod?

    Will Amazon Fresh take on Fresh Direct and Peapod?

    Monday, April 7 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-04-08 02:32:56 GMT
    Fresh Direct has been around for years. You grocery shop online, and the company delivers to your door. Well now other companies are cashing in on the convenience.Amazon hopes a gadget called the Dash will bring in more cash. It looks like a remote control. While you're at home you can either scan the barcode of the grocery items you need or you can speak in to it. Items are added to your Amazon Fresh account for delivery.Currently, the Dash is only available in Los Angeles, San Francisco and...
    Fresh Direct has been around for years. You grocery shop online, and the company delivers to your door. Well now other companies are cashing in on the convenience.Amazon hopes a gadget called the Dash will bring in more cash. It looks like a remote control. While you're at home you can either scan the barcode of the grocery items you need or you can speak in to it. Items are added to your Amazon Fresh account for delivery.Currently, the Dash is only available in Los Angeles, San Francisco and...
  • Technology security and safety flaws

    Technology security and safety flaws

    Friday, April 4 2014 10:05 PM EDT2014-04-05 02:05:58 GMT
    When the iPhone, Xbox and PlayStation came out, there were some glitches -- annoying, but not unsafe. Now, however, we're learning of high-tech security and safety flaws in those products and others. A major security flaw was discovered recently in the iOS7 and iOS7.1 systems, making it impossible to recover stolen iPhone.
    When the iPhone, Xbox and PlayStation came out, there were some glitches -- annoying, but not unsafe. Now, however, we're learning of high-tech security and safety flaws in those products and others. A major security flaw was discovered recently in the iOS7 and iOS7.1 systems, making it impossible to recover stolen iPhone.
  • Is that cereal box character looking right at your kid?

    Is that cereal box character looking right at your kid?

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-04-03 02:19:08 GMT
    In the great debate over what cereal to buy a child, there is heavy competition to get kids to pay attention. Seeing the cereal in a TV commercial may just be a piece of the puzzle. New research from Cornell Food and Brand Lab finds cereal marketed to children sits half as high as adult cereal on supermarket shelves. And those cartoon characters' gazes are often at a downward angle, looking right into a child's eye.
    In the great debate over what cereal to buy a child, there is heavy competition to get kids to pay attention. Seeing the cereal in a TV commercial may just be a piece of the puzzle. New research from Cornell Food and Brand Lab finds cereal marketed to children sits half as high as adult cereal on supermarket shelves. And those cartoon characters' gazes are often at a downward angle, looking right into a child's eye.
  • Tech companies love April Fools' Day pranks

    Tech companies love April Fools' Day pranks

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-04-02 02:45:46 GMT
    Redbox told us its new a color-changing console would match our mood. Twitter announced the Twitter Helmet. And Kodak introduced its Picture Kiosk Drone. None actually exist. All found us on April 1 through the Internet.
    Redbox told us its new a color-changing console would match our mood. Twitter announced the Twitter Helmet. And Kodak introduced its Picture Kiosk Drone. None actually exist. All found us on April 1 through the Internet.
  • RunPee.com tells you when to go to the bathroom during a movie

    RunPee.com tells you when to go to the bathroom during a movie

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:49:30 GMT
    Dan Florio refers to himself as a CPO, which stands for chief pee officer. Yes, "pee" as in urine. That idea was to compile a list of the two or three best times to get up and pee in every movie ever. Florio hatched the scheme nine years ago.
    Dan Florio refers to himself as a CPO, which stands for chief pee officer. Yes, "pee" as in urine. That idea was to compile a list of the two or three best times to get up and pee in every movie ever. Florio hatched the scheme nine years ago.
  • Chewing gum sales decline

    Chewing gum sales decline

    Friday, March 21 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-03-22 02:57:04 GMT
    The jingle is sticky, like gum, and tough to get out of your head. But the video is old and grainy. Sort of like the Doublemint twins themselves. Advertising guru Adam Hanft says gum's marketing is stale. That is the reason sales deflated by 11 percent, according to market researcher Euromonitor International, when the industry's bubble blew back in 2009.
    The jingle is sticky, like gum, and tough to get out of your head. But the video is old and grainy. Sort of like the Doublemint twins themselves. Advertising guru Adam Hanft says gum's marketing is stale. That is the reason sales deflated by 11 percent, according to market researcher Euromonitor International, when the industry's bubble blew back in 2009.
  • Social shopping with mom

    Social shopping with mom

    Friday, February 28 2014 10:15 PM EST2014-03-01 03:15:10 GMT
    Sienna Morris uses social media to shop. Yep, she's only 7. Sienna shops online with her mom, Renee, and she's not only the budding fashionista in the family. Renee's eldest daughter, 14-year-old Logan, started shopping via social media with her mom a few months ago. Mother and daughter use various apps to shop: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
    Sienna Morris uses social media to shop. Yep, she's only 7. Sienna shops online with her mom, Renee, and she's not only the budding fashionista in the family. Renee's eldest daughter, 14-year-old Logan, started shopping via social media with her mom a few months ago. Mother and daughter use various apps to shop: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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    The rapid progress of artificial intelligence

    The rapid progress of artificial intelligence

    Friday, February 28 2014 1:45 PM EST2014-02-28 18:45:49 GMT
    Meet the humanoid robot called Robothespian. He is designed to interact with people even through Skype. Created by England-based Engineered Arts, the Robothespian runs on algorithms and codes, or a form of artificial intelligence. Nicole Carey says he recognizes people, and sees your emotional state and more. Humanoid robots are the type of thing that are just the warm-up act for what is coming next in the world of A.I.
    Meet the humanoid robot called Robothespian. He is designed to interact with people even through Skype. Created by England-based Engineered Arts, the Robothespian runs on algorithms and codes, or a form of artificial intelligence. Nicole Carey says he recognizes people, and sees your emotional state and more. Humanoid robots are the type of thing that are just the warm-up act for what is coming next in the world of A.I.
  • Google Glass: 3 NYC testers give their take

    Google Glass: 3 NYC testers give their take

    Thursday, February 27 2014 10:41 PM EST2014-02-28 03:41:47 GMT
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    Meet the ambassadors for the future and their must-have accessory, Google Glass. They have been wearing Glass for several months for anywhere from three to 12 hours a day, each for different reasons. Google handpicked Det, Lori, Maya and a few hundred others to try its futuristic eye wear before anyone else. It comes in a variety of frames and colors, all with a tiny cube over your right eye displaying apps and information.
    Meet the ambassadors for the future and their must-have accessory, Google Glass. They have been wearing Glass for several months for anywhere from three to 12 hours a day, each for different reasons. Google handpicked Det, Lori, Maya and a few hundred others to try its futuristic eye wear before anyone else. It comes in a variety of frames and colors, all with a tiny cube over your right eye displaying apps and information.
  • Powerball Jackpot is $400 million and growing

    Powerball Jackpot is $400 million and growing

    Sunday, February 16 2014 10:58 PM EST2014-02-17 03:58:29 GMT
    The Powerball Jackpot is growing! Since there was no winner in Saturday’s drawing, the next jackpot will be worth at least $400 million dollars and it may grow higher!
    The Powerball Jackpot is growing! Since there was no winner in Saturday’s drawing, the next jackpot will be worth at least $400 million dollars and it may grow higher!
  • Pressure for U.S. to adopt chip-and-PIN credit cards

    Pressure for U.S. to adopt chip-and-PIN credit cards

    Monday, February 10 2014 10:33 PM EST2014-02-11 03:33:18 GMT
    Just before the holidays, retail giant Target became one itself for hackers, who successfully stole millions of customers' personal credit card numbers. Just weeks later, there is a renewed call by both security experts and customers for new, safer ways to pay for merchandise with something known as chip-and-PIN, or smart, cards.
    Just before the holidays, retail giant Target became one itself for hackers, who successfully stole millions of customers' personal credit card numbers. Just weeks later, there is a renewed call by both security experts and customers for new, safer ways to pay for merchandise with something known as chip-and-PIN, or smart, cards.
  • Mobile coupon apps

    Mobile coupon apps

    Monday, February 3 2014 10:19 PM EST2014-02-04 03:19:57 GMT
    Shoppers save billions every year by using coupons. And some get such a thrill from the savings, there's even a reality show all about it. But while everyone loves a deal, many of us can't be bothered with the actual clipping and carrying to the the store. That's why mobile coupon apps are growing in popularity.We Skyped with Noah Godfey, the founder of one of the newest coupon apps: Checkout 51.Each week the free app lists offers for 15 to 30 products from national brands. This week, Frosted...
    Shoppers save billions every year by using coupons. And some get such a thrill from the savings, there's even a reality show all about it. But while everyone loves a deal, many of us can't be bothered with the actual clipping and carrying to the the store. That's why mobile coupon apps are growing in popularity.We Skyped with Noah Godfey, the founder of one of the newest coupon apps: Checkout 51.Each week the free app lists offers for 15 to 30 products from national brands. This week, Frosted...
  • Protecting your shoes (and floors) from snow and salt

    Protecting your shoes (and floors) from snow and salt

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 6:50 PM EST2014-02-05 23:50:06 GMT
    This weather is just the pits, we're freezing cold, soaking wet, and our feet are covered in salt. It's yet another woe of winter. We need the salt to melt all of this snow. But so much salt leaves tell-tale signs on our shoes. Some say a mixture of vinegar and water can do the trick. But Mark Powers, the senior technical editor of This Old House magazine, says it can be even easier than that.
    This weather is just the pits, we're freezing cold, soaking wet, and our feet are covered in salt. It's yet another woe of winter. We need the salt to melt all of this snow. But so much salt leaves tell-tale signs on our shoes. Some say a mixture of vinegar and water can do the trick. But Mark Powers, the senior technical editor of This Old House magazine, says it can be even easier than that.
  • The challenges of being a millennial looking for a job

    The challenges of being a millennial looking for a job

    Thursday, February 6 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-06 23:15:35 GMT
    Much like in speed dating, millennials and mentors met for five minutes at a time before moving to the next table and the next potential connection. The goal at a New York Women in Communications event sponsored by 21st Century Fox is to pair the unemployed with the employed; to give young job seekers tips about how to land their first job.
    Much like in speed dating, millennials and mentors met for five minutes at a time before moving to the next table and the next potential connection. The goal at a New York Women in Communications event sponsored by 21st Century Fox is to pair the unemployed with the employed; to give young job seekers tips about how to land their first job.
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