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Chase ATMs Will Now Let You Withdraw Cash With a Phone

Payment by cell phone and contactless payment have become all the rage with Apple Pay and Android Pay bringing payment to you with the touch of your …

Identity Theft

Blizzard Death Toll Rises To At Least 45

A historic winter storm pummeled the Mid-Atlantic, burying parts of the nation in two feet of snow and triggering emergency declarations from Virginia to New Jersey. The storm became the second largest ever in New York City.<p>The latest figures from the Associated Press:<p>Briahna Gerloff was found …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Leak Reveals Exciting New Features

Samsung’s upcoming brand new Galaxy S7 might not be the revolutionary upgrade some are expecting. But it might bring back some much loved features and some new, exciting ones. Check out my video above for more.

Samsung Galaxy S7

LG's LCD TV lineup at CES 2016 goes heavy on HDR compatibility

If last year's Consumer Electronics Show was the moment TV manufacturers went all-in on 4K, this go around will be when those companies do the same for HDR. Short for high dynamic range, HDR boosts a TV's contrast ratio and color accuracy for a richer and more realistic look. We've heard about it …

Televisions

First Photos Emerge of Afghan Hospital Since Deadly U.S. Attack

It's been 11 days since the deadly U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders-run hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. But because the fight between the Afghan National Army and Taliban forces is still raging on the ground, members of the media haven't been able to witness the aftermath of the strike …

Afghanistan
Steve Smith

Deadline passes with no deal for Tristan Thompson, Cavaliers

CLEVELAND -- Cavaliers free-agent forward Tristan Thompson did not accept a one-year, $6.8 million qualifying offer for the 2015-16 season by …

NBA

No. 15 Oklahoma to host No. 23 West Virginia

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield gets another chance to show his skills in a big game.<p>He already led a dramatic comeback win over then-ranked Tennessee three weeks ago. Now, his 15th-ranked Sooners will host No. 23 West Virginia on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both …

Yanks clinch Wild Card with 10,000th win

NEW YORK -- Twenty-four hours before the series finale, the Yankees were at a crossroads of sorts -- so close to the 52nd playoff berth in franchise …

Baseball
Soccer

Amazon to stop selling rival streaming devices made by Google and Apple

Internet retailer says removing products that do not work with its TV service will avoid 'customer confusion'<p>Amazon.com will stop selling media streaming devices from Google and Apple that aren’t easily compatible with its video service, the latest example of the company using its clout to promote …

Televisions

New Stagefright bug lets hackers infect Androids through multimedia files

In July, a bug in Android's media playback system called Stagefright, which only needed to send a specially crafted text message to the victim's …

15m T-Mobile customers' records stolen in data breach

Hackers acquired roughly 15 million T-Mobile customers’ records following a data breach at Experian, a vendor that processes credit applications for the carrier.<p>The records include names, addresses and birth dates as well as encrypted fields with Social Security numbers and ID numbers like driving …

Patreon donation site's user data published online after hack

Patreon, the crowdfunding platform for artists, has been hacked recently, and almost 15 gigabytes of data stolen from the site is now available online. Security researcher Troy Hunt of <i>have I been pwned?</i> told <i>Ars Technica</i> that he found 2.3 million email addresses (including his own) in the data dump, …

ZTE accuses Huawei's Nexus 6P of ripping off its Athena

The latest batch of Nexus smartphones are certainly look quite a bit different to last year’s model. But they’re apparently not unique enough for ZTE, which has accused Huawei of copying the design of its Athena handset when it came up with the Nexus 6P.<p>Taking to the Chinese social network Weibo, …

ZTE

Wall Street Caps Volatile Session with a Rally After September Jobs

U.S. equity markets bounced back in afternoon trading, washing away a sea of red that followed a September jobs report which came in much worse than expected.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average was 200 points higher, or 1.23% to 16472. The S&P 500 rose 27 points, or 1.43% to 1951, while the Nasdaq …

Experian shares fall sharply after T-Mobile data breach

The stock tumbled after it emerged that the personal details of 15 million customers were hacked<p>Experian, the world’s biggest consumer credit monitoring firm, is poised for its worst trading session in 18 months after it revealed a massive data breach on Thursday night.<p>Almost 15 million people, …

India Pledges to Reduce Carbon Emissions 33%-35% by 2030

India filed its climate action plan at the U.N. Climate Secretariat in Germany’s Bonn Thursday, becoming one of the last major global economies to …

Climate

Deutsche Bank says Germany's refugee boom is going to boost its GDP

GDP will rise by 1.9% this year according to the bank's economists, rather than the 1.7% they had been forecasting before.<p>That's largely down to a 0.5 percentage point hike in their forecast for consumption, driven by low oil prices, the euro strengthening slightly and the enormous number of people …

Deutsche Bank

CIA pulls staff from Beijing following a cyber attack on government employees

Computers were hacked in April in one of the worst cyber hacks of US government data in history<p>CIA operatives have been withdrawn from China amid fears over their safety following one of the worst cyber hacks of US government data in history.<p>Computers belonging to the American office of personnel …

US denies Taliban shot down cargo plane in Afghanistan

The US has denied Taliban claims they shot down an American cargo plane in eastern Afghanistan. The C-130 plane crashed at about midnight on Thursday, killing six soldiers and five civilian contractors. The US said there was no sign of hostile fire.<p>“With high confidence, it does not appear at this …

Afghanistan
Death Row

Oregon shooting: Gunman was student in class where he killed 9

<b>Roseburg, Oregon (CNN) —</b> The man who gunned down nine people at an Oregon community college was enrolled in the class where the fatal shootings occurred, Douglas County Sheriff John Hanlin said Friday.<p>At an earlier news conference, Hanlin identified the nine dead, who range in age from 18 to 67:<p>-- …

Oregon

How to stay safe while traveling abroad

Gunnar Garfors traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 - and he isn't stopping anytime soon. We sat down with the globetrotter to find out how he stays safe while traveling around the world.<p><i>Produced by Jenner Deal</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

Travel

Rick Owens: She Ain't Heavy, She's My Sister

Another remarkable performance from Rick Owens challenges fashion orthodoxy.<p><b>PARIS, France —</b> The message of the Rick Owens show was loud and clear: …

Biographies

How To Hack A Box Of Mac And Cheese Into 7 Gourmet Meals

There are some days when the chore of cooking a meal feels too great to tackle. Those days are when we need boxed mac and cheese. But just because we're eating something from a box doesn't mean it can't be a complete, satisfying, sometimes even gourmet meal.<p>That's right folks, you can turn boxed …

Cooking

Will nation follow California on healthcare for immigrants here illegally?

Like many blue states, California enthusiastically embraced<p>Obamacare, signing up millions for health insurance. Now, it's venturing into a potentially costly and controversial new frontier of health policy: offering medical coverage to hundreds of thousands of people living in the country illegally.<p>…

Volkswagen scandal may cost up to $87 billion

Volkswagen's emissions scandal could be far more painful for investors than BP's disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.<p>Credit Suisse (CS) estimates that the total cost to the company could hit 78 billion euros ($87 billion) in a worst case scenario. That's about 60% more than the cost of …

Credit Suisse