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Cash or credit? Most people use cash for small purchases

About two-thirds of credit card holders use cash for purchases under $5, according to a survey released last week by CreditCards.com, which comes at …

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FORTUNE — Get more stuff and you need more storage — that rule applies equally to data and the forgotten items piling up in your garage. The era of big data is upon us, as so many technologists proclaim, but the trouble for large companies is that obtaining extra storage space has traditionally …

B2B the place to be for payments disruption, says eNett founder Anthony Hynes

by Michael Bailey<p>Customer-facing payment technologies like near-field communication and credit card readers for your smartphone get all the …

Etihad's A380 'Residence' has a lounge, double bed and an en-suite shower

We've seen full-length beds, 32-inch TVs and even dedicated chefs on board the latest Airbus and Boeing planes, but Etihad's setting the bar far, far higher by offering an entire section of its brand-new A380 to passengers with the cash to spare. "The Residence," as the airline's calling its …

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to a future wave of flexible devices. In blasting single-layered, semiconducting materials with an electron beam, Vanderbilt University student Junhao Lin has created wires that measure just three atoms …

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E.T. unearthed: The dig for legendary Atari cartridges in pictures

Yesterday marked the climax of a decades-long story that surrounded one of the most poorly received video games in history. A Microsoft-backed documentary crew took to a landfill in the desert town of Alamogordo, New Mexico, in an attempt to prove that Atari had in fact buried thousands of <i>E.T. the</i> …

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BAN ALL THE BANKS: Here's The Wild Idea That People Are Starting To Take Seriously

Economists have begun seriously discussing the idea of banning banks. That seems ridiculous and far-fetched, but the idea might not be as crazy as it sounds.<p>But before we get to the idea, there's something important that needs to be addressed, which is that people tend to have a gross misconception …

Millennials look to tech firms to replace unloved banks

12 March 2014 | 17868 views | 2<p>Nearly three quarters of America's millennials would rather go to the dentist than listen to what their banks have to …

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