Ken Wilner

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Verizon will give you up to $650 to switch from another carrier

Other carriers have been offering similar deals for months<p>Is the biggest US wireless carrier starting to feel some pressure from its rivals? Perhaps. Today, as the next part of the company's "better matters" campaign, Verizon announced that it will pay up to $650 to help you switch away from AT&T, …

Congress is proposing to take even more money from savers

What is troubling is Congress' latest solution.<p>We pay for our highways and bridges through a tax on gasoline, which puts the cost of the transportation system squarely on users.<p>Currently, the federal tax on a gallon of gas is 18.4 cents. That tax hasn't changed since 1993, when gas was $1.16 per …

Finance

Amazon’s Next Big Thing: Predictive Shipping

Amazon’s latest expedited shipping idea is a little more believable than drone delivery. In December, the company received a patent for what it calls “a method and system for anticipatory package shipping.”<p>First noted by the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, Amazon says it will be able to predict a customer’s …