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Apple CEO Cook unveils smartwatch features, new MacBook

Apple Inc. began making the case on Monday for its first new device in five years, a smartwatch designed to put information on peoples' wrists and break open the fledgling market for wearable technology. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook is unveiling new details about the gadget at an event in San …

Best New Apps: Sunrise

If it's not in my calendar, I have exactly zero chance of remembering to do something or be somewhere. The biggest problem with that is "my calendar" lives in so many different places now. I have a work calendar, and a personal calendar; sometimes I only get invited to things on Facebook. Not only …

Best New Apps: Drafts 3.0 for iOS

The notebook that acts like a launcher<p>Drafts is the starting place for anything you might tap out on your iPhone or iPad, integrated with a large and growing number of other apps. This is a notebook that works like an Alfred-style launcher, and as with launchers, the more time you spend with …

Best New Apps: Google Hangouts

Everything we wish iMessage would be<p>I've tried WhatsApp, GroupMe, Kik, Google Voice, LINE, Trillian, and basically every other messaging app you can think of — I've even tried using Skype as an IM service, because at least my parents know what Skype is. I'd given up on finding an app that had all …

Best New Apps: Frontback

Nearly the entire concept of Frontback resides in its name. Snap a picture with your iPhone’s front camera, then another with your back camera, and boom: a frontback is born. As app creator Fred della Faille puts it: "Your face is the caption." There’s a dumb fun in using this app that recalls the …

The best smartphone you can buy

Buying a phone can be a chore, but we’ve done the work for you<p>There are a lot of great smartphone options available at any given moment, so it can be a challenge to sort through them all if you’re trying to choose the absolute best one. The stakes here can’t be understated: your smartphone is the …

Samsung's Milk Music app becomes available on Web to anyone

Samsung is opening the doors to its music club.<p>The electronics maker, which a year ago released a music streaming app that's exclusively available on its Galaxy devices, announced Monday that it also would open Milk Music to anyone who's using a desktop or laptop.<p>Milk Music has been among several …

Mobile Payment Fraud Is a Growing Problem

Update<p>STAMFORD, Conn., March 4, 2015 View All Press Releases<p>Mobile Payment Fraud Is a Growing Problem<p>As mobile payment solutions continue to become …

Mobile Payments

Genius Who Built A Nuclear Fusion Reactor At 17 Takes On The Payments Industry

If the Stratos smart card works as advertised, it will prove that patience is a virtue. Having a prodigy for a CEO doesn’t hurt either.<p>First there was Coin, then there was Plastc: two companies promising the smart credit card of the future–one card that could store all of your cards. The companies …

3 Powerful Ways to Cut Your Lifetime Debt Payments

Source: Thinkstock<p>American author Henry David Thoreau once said, “The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” When it comes to …

5 Tips for Getting Out of Debt on a Limited Budget

Wouldn’t it be nice if all debt would just magically disappear? Debt can be so daunting, especially if you are trying to pay down your debt on a very …

Discover it Miles Offers 3x Rewards for First Year

<i>Discover isn’t highly regarded by points and miles enthusiasts, but there are good reasons to have one of these cards in your wallet. Today, TPG</i> …

Personal Finance

Samsung wants to win the mobile payment war with Apple at any cost

Samsung is rightfully envious of Apple’s mobile payment service Apple Pay, which has swept the mobile payments world since being introduced at the …

Samsung Finally Gets It Right With The Galaxy S6

Samsung likes to paint itself as an innovator. A company that is at the forefront of technology and boldly paving the way into uncharted territory, whilst others hesitantly follow as they wring their hands with anxiety.<p>But that image of Samsung is largely down to inserting the word “innovation” …

Market freak out: Dow plunges 279 points

While most of America welcomed the news Friday that U.S. unemployment is at a 7-year low, Wall Street freaked out.<p>The Dow tumbled 279 points Friday and the S&P 500 shed 1.4%.<p>That's a lot of jitters for a market that just a few days ago was on a massive upswing. On Monday, the tech-heavy Nasdaq …

Google executive says it's possible to live to be 500

"If you ask me today, is it possible to live to be 500? The answer is yes," Bill Maris, Google Ventures' managing partner and president, said in a Bloomberg profile.<p>"Twenty years ago, without genomics, you could only treat cancer with a poison. That's really different from, 'We can cure your cancer …

Venture Capital

Pa. teen who vanished after getting note from school committed suicide, officials say

An autopsy has determined a missing teen found dead outside Philadelphia committed suicide, the Associated Press reported.<p>The Delaware County medical examiner's office declared Cayman Naib, 13, suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound before he was later found in a shallow creek near his family's …