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Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 09:28 AM EDT

DOJ Looks Into How AT&T, Verizon Handle Defecting Customers

DOJ Looks Into How AT&T, Verizon Handle Defecting Customers

The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into whether AT&T, Verizon and a standards-setting group worked together to stop consumers from easily switching wireless carriers. The companies...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 04:39 PM EDT

Stocks Tumble as Apple Drags Tech Sector Lower

Stocks Tumble as Apple Drags Tech Sector Lower

Stocks dropped on Friday as a decline in Apple pushed the technology sector lower. A rise in interest rates also kept a lid on equities, CNBC reported. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 201.95 points, or...

Friday, Apr 20, 2018 at 10:22 AM EDT

Big Banks Saved $3.6B in Taxes Last Quarter Under New Law

Big Banks Saved $3.6B in Taxes Last Quarter Under New Law

The nation's six big Wall Street banks posted record, or near record, profits in the first quarter, and they can thank one person in particular: President Donald Trump. While higher interest rates allowed banks...

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 at 07:50 PM EDT

Target Offers Discount for Those Who Turn in Old Car Seats

Target Offers Discount for Those Who Turn in Old Car Seats

If you have an old car seat and are in need of a new one, Target has a deal for you. In celebration of Earth Month, the company is offering those who turn in their old car seats a discount on their next...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 05:26 PM EDT

Largest Maker of Bump Stocks Shutting Down Business

 Largest Maker of Bump Stocks Shutting Down Business

The largest Texas-based manufacturer of bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like automatic firearms, announced Wednesday that it will stop taking orders and shut down its website next...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:48 AM EDT

Wayfair Follows Amazon With Its Own Made-Up Holiday: Way Day

Wayfair Follows Amazon With Its Own Made-Up Holiday: Way Day

Amazon started Prime Day. Alibaba capitalized on Singles Day. Now another e-commerce company is hoping for success with an invented shopping holiday. Online furniture seller Wayfair is calling April 25 Way Day...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM EDT

TaskRabbit Offline After Security Breach

TaskRabbit Offline After Security Breach

TaskRabbit says it's investigating a cybersecurity incident that has caused it to shut down its online on-demand services platform. The Ikea-owned service has been offline since Monday and showed no signs of...

Wednesday, Apr 18, 2018 at 12:41 AM EDT

IRS Extends Deadline to April 18 After Website Problems

IRS Extends Deadline to April 18 After Website Problems

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day. The IRS said that individuals or businesses with a filing or payment due Tuesday now have...

Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018 at 08:19 AM EDT

Should You Pay Your Taxes With a Credit Card?

Should You Pay Your Taxes With a Credit Card?

It is hard to beat the convenience of a credit card for purchases, but does that same convenience make it worth paying your taxes by credit card? It might, but that depends on several factors involving money and...

Monday, Apr 16, 2018 at 03:16 PM EDT

Pizza al Fresco: Domino's Will Deliver to Beaches, Parks

Pizza al Fresco: Domino's Will Deliver to Beaches, Parks

Domino's, which has been bringing pizzas to doorsteps for more than half a century, will now deliver to the great outdoors.

 

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