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Science & Technology | Technology

Here's how to use Apple Pay Cash, Apple's new Venmo competitor that just launched

Apple activated Apple Pay Case this week, a new feature in iOS 11.2. Here's how to use it.

Business & Finance | Finance

Learn To Invest Like A Casino Rather Than A Gambler

At its essence, a stock’s price is the price at which a buyer and a seller agree to transact, because the buyer believes a company will do better than everyone else’s current expectations and the seller thinks it will do worse.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple earnings Q4 2017

Apple's flagship product, the iPhone X, hits stores on Friday — later than usual.

Business & Finance | FINANCE & INVESTMENTS

Rover raises $65 million to grow its dog-sitting platform globally | VentureBeat

Rover, the online platform dedicated to connecting dog-owners with a range of services including walkers, has raised $65 million in a round of funding led by Spark Capital, with participation from Menlo Ventures, Foundry Group, Omers Ventures, Technology

Health & Fitness | News Items

The REAL Cost Of Losing The Great Barrier Reef

A report says the landmark is "priceless," but if the reef were given a value, it'd be worth billions.

Business & Finance | Money & Personal Finance

17 Passive Income Ideas for Automating Your Cash Flow

Putting your effort in upfront and collecting the returns forever after is the foundation of financial freedom.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Dave Ramsey: Debit card can easily take place of credit card

Dear Dave: I take classes online at a public university that is several hours from my home. I tried to pay for my classes the other day, and my Visa debit card was not accepted.

Politics | Politics

Trump dumped all of his stock over the summer, spokesman says

A transtition spokesperson said that Trump sold his holdings — reported to be worth $40 million as of December 2015 — in June.

News | That's News to Me

Here's What the Average American Will Pay for Obamacare, by Age, in 2017 -- The Motley Fool

If you're not among the 85% of Americans currently receiving a premium subsidy, then these figures could scare you.

News | That's News to Me

Rising Obamacare premiums anger those paying full price

As premiums climb, nearly 10 million Americans who buy individual insurance coverage either on or off the Obamacare exchanges and do not receive federal subsidies, are paying a lot more for health insurance.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

8 Credit Card Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs | Mental Floss

Missing a payment is an obvious no-no, but some credit card mistakes are easier to miss.

Politics | Politics

Hillary Clinton, The Podesta Group And The Saudi Regime: A Fatal Menage A Trois

If I told you that Democratic Party lobbyist Tony Podesta, whose brother John Podesta chairs Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, is a

Miscellaneous | Products & Services

New to Invoice Factoring? How It works, Benefits and Why You Need It - Triumph Business Capital

Invoice factoring demystified so anyone can understand. We walk you through the process. Accounts receivable financing is a popular way to manage cash flow and get capital upfront when you need it most.

News | That's News to Me

One of the biggest problems with Obamacare is only getting worse

It's going to be a lot easier for people to pick an Obamacare plan in 2017, if only because there...

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Birchbox Suspends Expansion Plans in Effort to Become Profitable

Birchbox is scaling back and suspending an expansion into overseas markets. The beauty subscription startup aims to focus more on reaching profitability this year.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Twitter Is An 'Inevitable' Social Network Acquisition - Fortune

Twitter is trying to turn things around, but that hasn't stopped the company from being called the next desirable social network buy.

Business & Finance | Business

The risk of investing in crowdfunding startup campaigns - Business Insider

Crowdfunding allows people to create amazing products, but there's also a lot of potential for scams. Here's what you should know about potential risks.

Business & Finance | Money & Finance

The 5 Most Important Years for Your Financial Life

To secure your retirement, make the proper moves at a few key moments.

Sports | NFL

Three Super Bowl sites were announced and Los Angeles is one of them | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Super Bowl LIII in 2019 will be in Atlanta in the Falcons' new stadium, which is set to open before the 2017 NFL season.

Sports | On The Green

Phil Mickelson to pay back over $1M after naming in SEC insider trading complaint - CBSSports.com

Phil Mickelson's finances have become a subject once again as he was named, but not criminally charged, in a complaint filed by the SEC

Business & Finance | Business

This guy saw his Microsoft coworkers struggle to manage their money, and it gave him the idea for a $150 million app

FutureAdvisor cofounder Jon Xu got the idea after building an "awesomely complicated spreadsheet" for his Microsoft colleagues to track finances.

Politics | Politics

Hillary Clinton could end up as Wall Street’s favored candidate - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: Even though she's a Democrat, she could be friendlier toward Big Finance than Republican Donald Trump.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

How to Fail Your Way to Success - Fortune

Creativity can be a difficult concept to pin down, but it is a key component of any successful company. Though not everyone may have the artist’s eye for creativity, I believe that creativity as applied to business is something that every person has the potential to develop.

News | That's News to Me

How Much More Do Obamacare Enrollees Cost Insurers? This Much. -- The Motley Fool

When compared to members of employer-based plans, this new study shows just how expensive Obamacare enrollees can be.

Politics | Politics

Hillary’s campaign behemoth built on a mountain of secret cash | New York Post

WASHINGTON — The big-money campaign finance system that Hillary Clinton has pledged to dismantle as president is what’s fueling her White House bid, according to a new investigation. The Democratic front-runner's campaign behemoth is built on super PA

Business & Finance | Money & Personal Finance

Apps can teach you all about the stock market, but be careful

Grant Regimbal, 19, has a favorite smartphone game. It isn't Angry Birds or Candy Crush.
It's Robinhood, an app that lets you quickly buy and sell stocks with no fees attached.
He'll pull it up when he's bored or has a few minutes and take a look at his positions. Maybe he'll make a couple trades.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Your guide to choosing the right credit card

What kind of card best suits your needs? This handy reference assesses the various types of cards, including their pluses and pitfalls...

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

How I Paid Off $31,000 Of Student Debt In Only Two Years

Paying it off took two years, but it was barely dented for the first six months. This was when I realized I had to make some drastic adjustments to ever whittle it down.

Politics | Politics

Hillary Clinton’s pathological need for cash | New York Post

What is up with Hillary Clinton’s compulsive lining of her own pockets? It turns out she has her campaign paying her $250,000 a year. It’s not illegal — but most would-be presidents aren’t so venal. And she truly doesn’t need the cash: Her net w

Business & Finance | Business

Make More Money Blogging With These 6 Tips

Turn from amateur to pro blogger with consistency, audience awareness, transparency and more.

Science & Technology | Technology

Oops! Electronic Arts basically revealed how many Xbox Ones are out there

Microsoft stopped reporting monthly updates on Xbox One hardware sales last October, a move widely taken as a sign that the tech titan had given up on competing with the PlayStation 4 to become the generation’s “dominant” console. Thanks to publish

Business & Finance | Business

This Steve Jobs quote perfectly sums up the difference between billionaires and the rest of us - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: Rich people think differently than the average person, and Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, who died...

Business & Finance | Business

The Best Apps to Run a Startup From Your Phone - WSJ

There’s been an explosion in apps designed for small companies. Here are the best offerings.

Business & Finance | Business

McDonald's fixed customers' top complaint — and now sales are soaring

McDonald's just posted its best quarterly same-store sales gains in years.  Sales...

Business & Finance | Business

IAC Places Next Bet on Digital Media - WSJ

Barry Diller’s IAC is creating a new publishing group as the media tycoon places his next bet on digital media after the spinoff of the Match dating businesses. The new group is expected to pursue acquisitions

Business & Finance | FINANCE & INVESTMENTS

David Bowie: Musical Innovator, Financial Innovator?

The story of the artist’s foray into asset-backed securities.

David Bowie will be remembered for his music and style, but the late singer is also responsible for an important, but lesser known, contribution in another area: finance.

Science & Technology | Technology

Latest rumor says Apple's 4-inch iPhone will be called the 'iPhone 5e'

Recent rumors have suggested that Apple is preparing to release a new 4-inch phone, with a design...

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

10 Secret Mindsets of Multi-Millionaires - Fortune

There's no limit to what you can accomplish with a deep purpose and faith in something greater than yourself.

Business & Finance | Business

Steve Jobs’ brutal response to question about engineer pay at Apple | BGR

Life as a software engineer at Apple is pretty good, but the perks and salary provided by the company have long paled in comparison to some of the benefits that other tech companies like Google are famous for bestowing upon their employees.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Top 5 End-of-Year Tax Strategies for Small Businesses

The time to think about tax season isn't at the first of the year -- it's all year long. These five strategies can help.

Business & Finance | Real Estate

How a Realtor with a Snow Shovel Showed Me Exactly What Hustle Really Looks Like | Inc.com

When I was growing up, The Hustle was a dance made famous by Van McCoy. Today, hustle means a different kind of moving, as it relates to building your business. It means you are willing to do whatever you need in order to break through your barriers and make things happen.

Business & Finance | Business

Here's Apple's Holiday Gift to Its Employees

That's one way to boost the number of Apple Music subscribers.

Science & Technology | Technology

Tim Cook defends Apple's new iPhone case that everyone is complaining about

Nobody seems to like the design of the new $99 Apple Smart Battery case for the...

Business & Finance | Business

Yahoo could soon become Internet history - CNET

After a long struggle to lure people back to Yahoo Mail and its search engine, the trailblazing online service plans to spin off its core business, putting it in a position to be scooped up.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Funding Daily: Today's tech funding news, in one place | VentureBeat | Deals | by Sindy Nanclares

Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple's new 4-inch iPhone will have A9 CPU & Apple Pay, launch in early 2016, insider says

A revamped 4-inch iPhone from Apple will boast not only the same A9 processor as the latest iPhone 6s series, but also a NFC radio to enable Apple Pay transactions, according to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

Science & Technology | Technology

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

The world of Microsoft Office is going to get a lot bigger with today's introduction of...

Business & Finance | Business

What To Do If Your Lead Investor Asks For ESOP

As valuations continue to rise, early stage VCs are getting more “creative” with their deal structuring. In particular, I’ve seen a rise in requests for..

Business & Finance | Business

5 Financial Tech Insights for Small Business Owners

Small business owners wear a lot of hats while learning to build a solid business foundation. One that may not fit so comfortably is the financial technology hat. Learning how to get all systems in place for successful eCommerce can be complicated and the

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple has lost its way, say two pioneers of user-friendly design - Fortune

Don Norman and Bruce Tognazzini wrote the book—literally—on graphical user interfaces.

News | That's News to Me

Obamacare Enrollees Are Reeling from High Deductibles - Yahoo Finance

From Yahoo Finance: First, the administration revealed that enrollments for Obamacare next year will barely hit 10 million, far below previous projections. Then last week, the consulting firm of McKinsey & Company estimated that premiums for policies

Politics | Politics

Obama’s Economy In 9 Charts

Unemployment hit 5 percent in October and the economy added 270,000 jobs in an unexpectedly strong showing that is good news for the White House. But wages are stagnant, more than 95 million Americ

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple to Close Down Beats Music In Two Weeks

Beats Music is finally closing down: The Apple-owned music subscription service will cease operations on Nov. 30. Users were informed of the deadline with a post on the Beats Music support website, which said that remaining subscriptions will be canceled

Business & Finance | Business

Facebook's MAUs top estimates

Shares of Facebook are climbing to an all-time high after earnings, revenue and monthly active users topped estimates. Theresia Gouw, Aspect Ventures co-founder, discusses the company's growth, and "the next Facebook."

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Dealing with a loved one's dementia and debt

Step in to help mom or dad manage finances at the first signs of bills not being paid and credit cards being run up...

Advice & Self-Help | Advice

7 Surprising Truths About Very Wealthy People

I once interviewed a dozen millionaires, one at a time, as a personal research project. Although I'd not call them very wealthy by modern standards. It was in the 70′s. They all agreed,

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Why adverse action notices are so useful after credit denial

Rejection stings, but the adverse action notice the creditor is legally required to send you contains very useful information

Science & Technology | Tech

Apple's electric-car project speeds ahead - CNET

Apple's plans to build a car are heating up, with hiring expected to ramp up and a ship date targeted for 2019, according to a new report.

Science & Technology | Technology

Intel and Micron’s 3D XPoint RAM and memory technology: Specs | BGR

How many times have you complained about the low amount of RAM or internal on your computer or smartphone? It turns out Intel and Micron have been listening for quite a while and the two companies have announced a brand-new type of memory that’s both f

News | That's News to Me

Small Businesses Threatened With $36,500 IRS Fines For Helping Employees With Health Costs

Small businesses that reimburse employees for the cost of premiums for individual health insurance policies or pay their health costs directly will be fined up to $36,500 a year per employee under a new Internal Revenue Service regulation that takes effec

News | Interesting Stories

30 years ago today Coca-Cola fixed a mistake that could have destroyed the company

The most iconic American soda company once pulled a stunt that infuriated masses and nearly drove...

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple Rumored to be Working on a Crazy iPhone Design Change We Thought We’d Never See

Apple this year will launch two new iPhone models, including the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, which should be generally similar to its predecessors when it comes to overall design. But a new report says that Apple is already working on technology that mi

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple is hiring human editors to change the way you get news

Apple appears to be building a newsroom. The iPhone maker has posted a new job listing that...

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple unveils iOS 9 with smarter Siri, public transit in Maps, iPad split-screen multitasking

Apple's next-generation mobile operating system, iOS 9, will focus on enhanced system intelligence, numerous improvements to built-in apps, new iPad-specific capabilities, and much more, it was announced at WWDC on Monday.

Science & Technology | Technology

When Silicon Valley Is Too Much Like Silicon Valley | TechCrunch

I’m a big fan of the real Silicon Valley and HBO’s Silicon Valley. My favorite episode this season features the boys of Pied Piper crisscrossing Silicon..

Business & Finance | Business

19 famous companies that originally had different names

Did you know that many household-name companies actually started out with completely different names?

Science & Technology | Technology

Tim Cook dropped a major clue about Apple’s next big product

During Monday night's earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook dropped a major hint about what the company might be working on next.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

The glory days for growth equity are just getting started | VentureBeat | Business | by Richard Maclean, Frontier Capita

Guest Despite recent claims that the glory days of private equity are over, growth equity remains an attractive segment of the industry with a bright future.

Business & Finance | Business

13 Podcasts for Growing Your Business | Inc.com

As podcasts rise in popularity, it's hard to know which ones to spend your precious time with. There are literally hundreds of thousands of business podcasts you can access from your phone at any given moment.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Seven Start-Ups From Israel That You May Want To Watch

If you’ve been following this column over the past two weeks, no doubt you are wondering, “OK, which start-ups from Israel – Start-up Nation – do you actually like?” I spent a full week in Israel – as part of a delegation of entrepreneurs from

Business & Finance | FINANCE & INVESTMENTS

6 Red Flags That Can Get You Audited

There’s nothing quite as heart-stopping as a notice from the IRS. Sometimes it’s to raise a question about an item on your return; other times you may get a notice that you owe money. If you’re really unlucky, you may find out the IRS is auditing your return.

News | News

Israel 5th in Bloomberg tech ranking, ahead of US, UK | The Times of Israel

Israel has been ranked number five overall on this year’s Bloomberg Innovation Index, an annual ranking of countries that measures performance in research and development, tech education, patents, and other marks of technology prowess. Fifth place marked a dramatic rise from last year’s 30th.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple: the first $700 billion company

The electronics giant's market value crossed yet another important milestone Tuesday - one that no other U.S. company had ever achieved.

Science & Technology | Technology

Jobs biographer: How Apple could REALLY disrupt TV

Walter Isaacson, author of the Steve Jobs biography, says the obsession over whether Apple will come out with a physical television is misplaced.

Business & Finance | Money & Personal Finance

How to Save More for Retirement Without Saving an Extra Cent

Think you can't set aside any more dough than you're already saving? Here's a simple way to grow your nest egg without squeezing your budget.

Business & Finance | Business

Apple Q1 Earnings: iPhone revenue shown in staggering visualization

Apple pulled in $74.6 billion in the fourth calendar quarter of 2014. Let that sink in for a moment: seventy-four point six billion dollars. That figure is absolutely staggering; it's more revenue than Google took in all year in 2014.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help!

6 Easy Moves to Make in Your 30s That Will Pay Off Huge Later On

You still have time on your side, so even small moves can make a huge difference in the long term.

Business & Finance | Business

Record iPhone sales drive blowout quarter for Apple

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple had another blowout quarter thanks to its new plus-sized iPhones, which helped the company smash sales records for the holiday season.

Business & Finance | Business

Samsung vs. iPhone 6: Apple record sales threaten Samsung’s lead

Even though it’s still selling a massive number of smartphones each quarter, Samsung’s sales and revenues have been suffering lately as the company faces increased competition in emerging markets.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

10 Crazy Sounding Tax Deductions IRS Says Are Legit - Forbes

Tax returns are signed under penalties of perjury, so you can't lie. But creativity sometimes pays off. Do you feel lucky today?

Business & Finance | Business

What It Means When Law Firms And Startups Give Away Legal Documents | TechCrunch

Over the past five years, law firms in Silicon Valley, New York and Boston have put online – for free – the documents that startups need to execute basic..

Science & Technology | Technology

Apple's iPhone 6 dents Android's crown

Android's share of the smartphone market has shrunk in the U.S. for the first time since 2013, according to new research.

Business & Finance | Business

Dozens of vendors jump on Apple Pay bandwagon - CNET

With the expanded list, Apple says its mobile-payments system now supports cards that account for 90 percent of credit card purchases in the US.

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

Cost-Benefit Reality Check: Does Your Business Have Any Business Taking Out a Loan?

Before you sign on for a small business loan, you need to make sure it's the best plan for your business.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

The Real Reason the Castaways Never Escaped Gilligan's Island

Are you creating incentives for specific behaviors, but motivating people to do something completely different?

Travel | Travel

How to Fund Your Travel Lifestyle | Cliff Hsia

If the lack of money is stopping you from achieving your travel dreams, with a little flexibility, creativity, and resourcefulness, you'll be able to live your travel dreams on any budget....

History | History

In 2014, countries are still paying off debt from World War One

It has been 100 years since the start of the First World War, which was fought for four years and claimed the lives of more than 6000 soldiers a day. Countries in Europe began marking the centenary earlier this year and the Tower of London, pictured abo

Business & Finance | Business

Slack is Valued at $1 billion - How messaging services are ruling offices - Esquire

The internal messaging service Slack is now valued at $1 billion. What does that mean for the future of office communication?

Business & Finance | Business

Apple Just Passed a Massive Milestone | TIME

It took a few days, but Apple’s blow-out quarterly earnings report — driven by strong iPhone and Mac sales and bolstered by the largest stock repurchase program in the history of capitalism — has finally made its way through Wall Street’s algorithms and into Apple’s share price.

Business & Finance | Business

No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.

Follow these simple guidelines to build up a venture of your choosing for little to no capital.

News | Interesting Stories

Apple Sold 39.3M iPhones During The iPhone 6 Launch Quarter, 12.3M iPads And 5.5M Macs | TechCrunch

Apple's earnings for the final quarter of its fiscal 2014 year are out, and boy did they sell a lot of iPhones. The hardware quarter saw 39.3 million iPhones..

Science & Technology | Social Media

Pinterest Vs Facebook and Google - Business Insider

A few of Facebook's former monetization executives have joined Pinterest, including Jonathan Shottan and Tim Kendall. Kendall was Facebook's head of monetization from 2006 to 2010, and now he's head of product at Pinterest.

Business & Finance | FINANCE & INVESTMENTS

Dow continues to fall, down 223 points

The Dow continued fell in the triple digits once again, with energy stocks suffering heavy declines.

Science & Technology | Apps I Like

Best credit monitoring and management apps for iPhone | iMore

Looking for the best iPhone apps to help you monitor and manage your credit on the go? For many folks, particularly in the United States, your credit score plays a huge role in what financing you're eligible for and what kind of rates you'll get. A bad sc

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

CrowdStreet grabs $800K for its real estate crowdfunding site | VentureBeat | News Briefs | by Kia Kokalitcheva

Crowdfunding has opened up new funding models for everything from hardware gadgets to philanthropy. So why not real estate?

Business & Finance | Careers & The Workplace

When Your Big Business Idea Stalls, Ask These 3 Questions

It can be tough to determine if you're really onto something. After conducting a gut check, seek the advice of others.

News | News

Intel to spend $6b. in Israel's biggest-ever tech investment | The Times of Israel

Under the deal, the tech company gets a huge grant and tax concessions and will provide thousands of new jobs

Business & Finance | FINANCE & INVESTMENTS

Who Routinely Trounces the Stock Market? Try 2 Out of 2,862 Funds

In a recent five-year study of mutual funds, consistently strong performance was found to be remarkably rare.

Business & Finance | Business

Op-Ed: Microsoft layoff e-mail typifies inhuman corporate insensitivity

Robotic letter is an unfortunately normal example of how companies talk to employees.

Business & Finance | Business

5 Surprising Hidden Catches of Using Business Credit Cards

People who use both business and personal credit cards should know that business credit cards behave in ways you may consider detrimental.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

How to cut your summer energy bills!

Turn off lights, maximize the efficiency of your air conditioner — here are ways to lower your summer energy bills sand still keep your cool.

Business & Finance | Business

Selling Your Business at Your Price

No matter what valuation method you choose, plan your exit strategy for your company far in advance.

Business & Finance | Business

Stocks We Love - CNNMoney

CNNMoney readers like their tech stocks. Apple is by far the most looked up ticker on the site. Google, BlackBerry and Nokia also make the list. But so do Ford and GE. Here's a snapshot of the top 10.

Business & Finance | Business

Information for the World's Business Leaders - Forbes.com

Forbes is a leading source for reliable business news and financial information. Read news, politics, economics, business & finance on Forbes.com