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Digit's killer automated savings plan now has an iOS app

Evolving beyond SMS<p>It's been just over a year since Digit launched its powerful automated savings plan, which painlessly saves a few dollars at a time from your checking account to help you pay down debt or save for major purchases. Aside from adding interest payments, the service hasn't changed …

5 coolest travel products currently on Kickstarter

There was a time in the not-so-distant past when, if you were shopping for the newest travel gadgets you'd thumb through the latest Sharper Image catalog or see what kind of must-have tech was on display at Brookstone. But now, some of the best and most innovative travel products are found (and …

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Big U.S. banks to take on tech rivals with instant payments

<i>NEW YORK (By David Henry, Reuters)</i> — Depositors at some of the largest U.S. banks are finally going to get the chance to do something quick and simple: send money to another person’s account instantaneously by mobile phone.<p>The idea has been in the works for at least five years, and in the meantime, …

Here Is the First Look at the 'Ducktales' Reboot

Literally everything you loved as a kid is being rebooted now, and the next one up in the classic Disney cartoon <b>Ducktales</b>. Thankfully it’s not going …

Next James Bond: James Norton odds on bookies favourite to play 007

James Norton has become the runaway bookies favourite to replace Daniel Craig as the next James Bond after his turn in the BBC’s new crime thriller …

Firefox now lets you share tabs in video chats, no registration required

Mozilla has updated its Firefox browser with a handy new feature that lets you share your active tab instantly with anyone.<p>In version 45, the browser’s Hello video and voice chat feature is now even more useful. All your actions on a shared tab are visible to your contact in real-time, so they can …

Google Search gets Destinations, a mobile-only feature for planning your next vacation

Google today launched a new search feature designed to help you plan your next vacation. But there’s a catch: Destinations on Google only works on mobile devices.<p>This is by design. Google found that in 2015, the company’s search engine saw a 50 percent increase in travel-related questions on mobile …

This Workout Will Build Bigger Arms and Prevent Injuries

Training big muscle groups optimally promotes lower- and upper-body size and muscular arms. Deadlifts, Rows, Dips, Push-Ups, Pull-Ups and Overhead …

Katt Williams Arrested After Cops Raid Home Find Drugs, Guns

<b>Katt Williams</b> is once again locked up ... after cops found weed and firearms while serving a search warrant at his house.<p>The Hall County Sheriff's …

The Internet Tried To Turn This Kid Into A Symbol Of Society’s Decay

But he was actually just texting a photo to his mom.<p>By the time 9-year-old Landon Cunningham looked up from his phone last Saturday afternoon, he had already been saved from injury. The outstretched muscular arm of his quick-acting father Shaun, 37, saved Landon from a hospital visit during a …

Sir George Martin, Beatles producer, dead at 90

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sir George Martin, the music producer whose collaboration with the Beatles helped redraw the boundaries of popular music, died Tuesday, according to his management company. He was 90.<p>Martin died "peacefully at home" in England, according to Adam Sharp, the founder of C A Management which …

The 5 Best Ways to Lose Belly Fat

<i>By K. Aleisha Fetters for GQ.</i><p>(Getty Images)<p>Repeat after me: "crunches do not burn belly fat."<p>And it's not just crunches. Neither will planks, leg throws, nor the yoga boat pose.<p>"These exercises can strengthen your abs muscles, but those muscles will still be hidden under a cover of chub," says …

The Playboy Revamp Continues: How The Magazine Is Redrawing Its Cartoon Lines, Too

It’s not just nude photos that are out. How veteran Playboy artists are dealing with the end of an era for them, too.<p>OK, so no more nudity. But no more cartoons? <i>Playboy</i>, say it isn’t so!<p>When longtime <i>Playboy</i> cartoonist Dean Yeagle posted on Facebook about the magazine no longer accepting cartoon …

EU referendum: so far only 11 of 20 Tory MEPs back staying in

Tories in the European parliament were once less Eurosceptic than their Westminster colleagues – now only about half the Conservative delegation in Brussels is ready to vote for Britain to stay in the EU.<p>So far, 11 of the 20-strong Conservative group have declared for remain, according to checks by …

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N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea announced that it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its hard-won nuclear arsenal.<p>The announcement, which …

Apple CEO Tim Cook's family couldn't afford a typewriter when he was growing up

The basics: Cook was born in 1960 to a mother who worked at a town pharmacy and a father who worked at the shipyards in Mobile, Alabama. He has two brothers, both of whom still live in the South. Cook's family apparently wasn't rich, and couldn't afford a new typewriter when he was growing …