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This startup wants to mix the best things about credit and debit into a single card — and it has a 50,000-person waitlist

That's how they make their money.<p>That can, however, be brutal for the consumer, and it's one reason millennials have drifted toward debit cards.<p>People spend 12% less simply by putting it on a debit card versus a credit card, Galen says. It makes curbing spending easier. And among 18 to 24 year …

FinTech

Five reasons Xbox One sales are booming

According to a new report, week-on-week sales of Xbox One were up 1000% at the end of September. How has the tide turned so dramatically for the console?<p>Last week saw some interesting console news from games industry publication MCV. According to the website, UK sales of Xbox One rose by almost …

Woman tells police she was RAPED by a Pokemon Go character after she felt an ‘assault’... and the virtual reality game detected the creature in her bedroom

Police say a young woman has lodged a formal complaint that she has been raped - by a Pokemon.<p>She told officers that she had been sexually assaulted …

Pokémon

The best time to buy anything for your home, according to HGTV's 'Property Brothers'

According to Jonathan and Drew Scott, stars of the HGTV show "Property Brothers," it matters when you purchase home and renovation items.<p>"Just as January is a traditional time to put bedding and linens on sale, home improvement items are also a part of retailers' regular sale cycles," they write in …

Home Improvement

8 Stylish Home Libraries Every Bibliophile Will Love

Even in this tablet-obsessed age, bookshelves provide a stylish focal point for any room.<p>Even in this tablet-obsessed age, bookshelves provide a stylish focal point for any room.

Your FitBit knows when you’re pregnant before you do

When a gadget seems to be broken, our first instinct is to often head to a forum or contact tech support for help. One man recently turned to Reddit when his wife’s FitBit seemed to not be operating properly and got a big surprise: He’s going to be a dad.<p>In the post, Reddit user YoungPTone …

Customer Service

Pokémon celebrates its 20th anniversary with a New Nintendo 3DS bundle this February

Let the year of Pokémon begin<p>Nintendo will release a Pokémon-themed New 3DS bundle on Feb. 27 in honor of the series' 20th anniversary, The Pokémon Company announced today.<p>The bundle's arrival coincides with the digital re-release of <i>Pokémon Red</i>, <i>Blue</i> and <i>Yellow</i>; it will include <i>Red</i> and <i>Blue</i> …

The Watch I Wore The Most In 2015, By Every Single Member Of The HODINKEE Team

We've reported on hundreds, if not thousands, of watches over the past year – from the new releases at SIHH and Baselworld to rare vintage finds and …

Hilton Wants You to Pay $50 for What?

Travelers are angry about a new pilot program the chain is testing out<p>Ancillary airline fees are bad enough, but now hotels are getting into the act, …