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Progressive Adds 'Bad Driver' Surveillance To Snapshot Telematics

For a long time now many car insurance companies have offered special rates for “good drivers,” which specifically meant different things to different companies, but generally meant that you hadn’t had an accident. But with increased levels of technology, insurance companies have gone beyond your …

Apple Pay’s biggest hurdle to overcome is at checkout

Apple Pay is off to an excellent start, according to Tim Cook and the rest of the company’s top brass. But a recent study found that the majority of users are having issues using the mobile payments service at checkout.<p>Phoenix Marketing International surveyed around 3,000 iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners …

14 Things You Should Give Up Chasing No Matter What Others Say

Find out why it's counterproductive to be chasing dreams, security, money, love and ten other surprising things others have told you to go for in …

Money

Are we reaching the tipping point on restaurant tipping?

The gradual move toward a higher minimum wage in many localities has revived the debate over restaurant tipping--not that it's ever been too far below the surface.<p>There's a good reason for the new attention on tipping: a differential between the minimum for tipped and non-tipped workers has been …

New Apple TV Is Coming This Summer: BuzzFeed

Apple TV, the set-top box that connects to your TV and allows you to stream Netflix and buy movies from iTunes, may finally be getting an upgrade.<p>BuzzFeed’s John Paczkowski reported on Friday morning that Apple will unveil the next-generation Apple TV at the company’s annual developers conference …

Gene Method Makes Mutants More Easily, and Sparks Concerns

Scientists have found a way to create mutant organisms more reliably, using a recently developed gene-editing technique known as CRISPR. And just as in the "X-Men" movies, not everyone is happy about that.<p>The procedure, known as mutagenic chain reaction, is described in a paper published online …

Google may bring auto insurance shopping service to US

An entity called Google Compare Auto Insurance Services is now licensed to do business in more than half the US, an analyst finds.<p>Google may finally be ready to launch its auto insurance comparison shopping service in the US, according to an industry analyst.<p>A review of state insurance commission …

Immaculate 1989 Lamborghini LM002 Headed to Auction

Seven years ago in Iraq, when American soldiers wired explosives to a cruddy old pickup, they unwittingly chose to bomb the rarest and most Italian 4×4 to ever pound sand. It was a Lamborghini LM002, and while the world wasn’t weeping over the loss of one of Uday Hussein’s personal vehicles—or Uday …

The Coming Death Of The Middle Class: Your Biggest Opportunity

The middle class is almost dead. But perhaps there’s no reason to grieve. For one thing, the American middle class that followed World War II may have been a historical anomaly—a quirk of fate that lulled tens of millions of Americans into a false sense that we were entitled to economic stability …

Federal judge: Obama immigration actions 'unconstitutional'

A federal judge has found parts of President Obama's immigration executive actions unconstitutional, in an opinion delivered as part of a separate immigration case not directly tied to the policy changes.<p>The opinion filed Tuesday by U.S. District Court Judge Arthur Schwab, in Pennsylvania, still …

Obama administration tries to play ref as showdown brews at UN over Israel

A showdown is brewing at the United Nations over a push by Palestinian officials and their allies to formally demand Israel withdraw from the West Bank and East Jerusalem within two years, leaving the Obama administration scrambling to stake out its position and ease tensions.<p>Palestinian officials …

How to Save Big on Gas

Learn how to refuel that wallet.<p><i>(Photo Credit: PhotoTalk/Getty Images)</i><p>The price of gas has steadily risen since 1990. From 2002 to 2013, a gallon of regular went up nearly $2, from just $1.35 to $3.29. While the average today is sitting closer to $3 per gallon, filling up can be costly and accounts …

Personal Finance

Klain: A political fixer for a political problem

**Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>Buzz Cut:<br>• Klain: A political fixer for a political problem<br>• Braley looks to recalibrate on late-term abortion<br>• Crist has a fan in M.O.<br>• Power Play: Midterms reveal depth of Obama-Clinton feud<br>• Bat Boy lives on</b><p><b>KLAIN: A POLITICAL FIXER</b> …