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Your credit score may be to blame for high insurance premiums
If you have poor credit, you’ll pay twice as much on average as those with top-tier credit.
Aug 26, 2015 | 7:26 PM
Month after debut, Windows 10 running on 75 million devices
The pace of upgrades appears to be exceeding that experienced with previous operating systems, prompting one analyst to characterize it as “pretty impressive.”
Aug 26, 2015 | 7:26 PM
Amazon reportedly lays off workers at Fire Phone unit
The Wall Street Journal reports that the company dismissed “dozens of engineers” at Lab126, the first ever layoffs for the California hardware-development group.
Aug 26, 2015 | 7:26 PM
Microsoft says Windows 10 now on 75 million devices
Microsoft Corp., which is best known for making software for personal computers, is hoping Windows 10 will help it rebuild loyalty among users who are increasingly relying on tablets, smartphones and other devices. PC sales have been shrinking in...
Aug 26, 2015 | 6:26 PM
Judge reverses manslaughter conviction due to GM ignition
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania judge reversed the involuntary manslaughter conviction of a woman Wednesday after determining a faulty General Motors ignition switch contributed to her crashing into a school bus and utility pole, killing her...
Aug 26, 2015 | 5:26 PM
Angry Birds maker Rovio plans layoffs in restructuring
The exact number of layoffs, to be announced later, will affect the organization worldwide, excluding teams in the United States and Canada working on the Angry Birds Movie, scheduled for release in May 2016. "While we have gathered good momentum...
Aug 26, 2015 | 5:26 PM
US durable goods orders up 2 percent in July
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods rose for a second month in July, and demand in a key category that tracks business investment plans jumped by the largest amount in 13 months. The Commerce Department...
Aug 26, 2015 | 5:26 PM
Kraft Heinz recalls more than 2M pounds of turkey bacon
Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said that it has received reports of illness tied to individuals eating the items. — 36-ounce cardboard boxes (containing three plastic wrapped packages) labeled as Oscar Mayer Turkey...
Aug 26, 2015 | 5:26 PM
Despite stock fall, financial health of many is still solid
Yes, the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index has tumbled 10.7 percent over the past five days of trading. Since the end of 2008, though, the S&P index remains up about 120 percent. For some, the stock sell-off has been an occasion to take a...
Aug 26, 2015 | 4:26 PM
Abercrombie & Fitch 2Q results beat Street's expectations
NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Abercrombie & Fitch's fiscal second-quarter results topped analysts' estimates as a key sales metric improved. The New Albany, Ohio-based company's stock jumped more than 11 percent in morning trading Wednesday. The...
Aug 26, 2015 | 4:26 PM

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