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Who Owns Which Car Brands?

The auto industry has a very confusing family tree. The past decade has seen partnerships, sales, separations, bankruptcies, and entire divisions …

General Motors

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

No Requirement For Banks To Tell Customers Their Info Was Hacked In New Breach Notification Bill

There’s no requirement for banks and other financial companies to tell customers their information has been hacked in the draft of a new data breach notification bill in Congress.<p>Instead, large operations including merchants, telecom companies and some non-profits would be the only operations …

Financial Services

A Beginner's Guide to Investing in Stocks

Like many new investors, you've decided to invest in a company and pick up your first shares of stock, but your limited knowledge leaves you …

How fruit juice affects the gut

It was previously believed that fructose, which is the sugar found in fruit and fruit juice, is processed by the liver. However, a new study suggests …

24 hidden Windows settings to help you compute better

Take over Microsoft's operating system.<p>Windows has been with us since the mid-1980s. In that time, the operating system has amassed a huge number of features, functions, and settings. But some of them are easy to overlook. So we're shining a light on 24 hidden ways, from improving security to …

Software

5,300 Wells Fargo employees fired over 2 million phony accounts

Everyone hates paying bank fees. But imagine paying fees on a ghost account you didn't even sign up for.<p>That's exactly what happened to Wells Fargo customers nationwide.<p>On Thursday, federal regulators said Wells Fargo (WFC) employees secretly created millions of unauthorized bank and credit card …

Finance

Where Wells Went Wrong

On September 8, 2016, Wells Fargo announced that it was paying $185 million in fines to Los Angeles city and federal regulators to settle allegations that its employees created millions of fake bank accounts for customers. The bank wanted the issue behind them. But instead, the settlement sparked a …

This Is How Wells Fargo Encouraged Employees to Commit Fraud

Over the course of four years, at least 5,000 Wells Fargo employees opened more than a million fake bank and credit card accounts on behalf of …

Wells Fargo Fined $185 Million For Opening Accounts Without Customers' Knowledge

In 2015, the city of Los Angeles sued Wells Fargo for unethical customer conduct, accusing the bank of secretly opening unauthorized accounts that then accrued bogus fees. One year later, Wells is paying for this behavior: the bank announced Thursday that it has reached settlements with city and …

Wells Fargo fails test over 'discriminatory and illegal' practices

Wells Fargo just suffered another black eye.<p>A top federal banking regulator severely downgraded Wells Fargo's community lending rating on Tuesday, citing the "egregious nature" of "discriminatory and illegal" credit practices at the big bank.<p>The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency issued …

Here's the age you peak at everything throughout life

What are you the best at RIGHT NOW? These are the ages when you peak at everything.<p>From 7 - 8, Learning a new language is easiest. From 9-10, you're …

How To Get Started With YouTube

YouTube has come a long way since its creation in 2005. No longer is it just used to watch cat videos or people playing video games. YouTube today …

Favorite Warren Buffett Quotess

Warren Buffett has never been shy about sharing his investing wisdom. Buffett's best quotes distill investing wisdom into easily absorbed pieces of …

The 29 most cringe-worthy lines from Donald Trump's hyper-political speech to the Boy Scouts

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Monday night, President Donald Trump jetted to West Virginia to address the annual Boy Scout Jamboree. And oh what a speech it was!<p>Trump ranged from the current health care bill to stories of a bygone time in New York history to his Electoral College victory in 2016. It was a …

Donald Trump

Wells Fargo Is Trying to Bury Another Massive Scandal

Wells Fargo became a poster child for corporations that abuse their own customers last year when it got fined for ginning up roughly two million …

Get 6 of these cameras for less than one Nest Cam and cover your whole home

The Nest Cam is well-designed and very easy to set up and use, but it also costs a small fortune compared to comparable home security cameras. That's …

13 Basic Tips on How to Lose Belly Fat as Fast as Possible

Numerous people start going to the gym when they feel determined to finally start sweating and get the body they have always dreamed of, but soon …

Thanks to the Latest Android Update, Google’s Weird Little Blob Emojis Will Soon Be No More

In perhaps the biggest emoji news since the loss of Apple’s peach butt last November, Google is saying goodbye to the blob. At its annual I/O …

Madoff Fund Has Paid Millions to Breeden Firm, Zero to Victims

A firm hired by the U.S. to distribute $4 billion to victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme has racked up $38.8 million in billings over four …

I voted for Trump. Now he wants to cut the aid I need

Krista Shockey voted for President Trump in November. Now she's one of the people who might get hurt under his plan to cut safety net programs for …

Bernie Sanders: Trump's budget is immoral

Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont and a former presidential candidate, is serving his second term in the Senate. The views expressed in …