Friday, September 18, 2020
TikTok's Chinese parent company, ByteDance, will continue to be a majority shareholder in the short-form video app under a proposed deal with Oracle being reviewed by the Trump administration this week, according to a person familiar with the matter. If...
Facebook announced a new virtual-reality headset that is smaller and cheaper than its predecessor on Wednesday — the company's latest push in a years-long effort to popularize the technology. Oculus Quest 2, which due to the pandemic was unveiled via...
Social Security won't cover all of your bills in retirement. You can expect those benefits to replace about 40% of your job-related income if you're an average earner, but most seniors need a lot more money than that to...
Your Social Security benefits are calculated based on your earnings during your 35 highest-paid years in the workforce. From there, the age at which you file determines your monthly benefit. If you claim benefits at full retirement age (FRA), which...
It’s difficult to justify 8K video here on Earth, but that isn’t stopping Japan from capturing ultra-high resolution imagery elsewhere in the Solar System. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency and broadcaster NHK are developing 4K and 8K cameras (via...
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Mortgage rates fell to yet another record low, according to the weekly survey of rates from Freddie Mac. This is the ninth record low since March. The average interest rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 2.86% this past...
The Chinese government would reportedly rather see TikTok banned in the United States than allow a forced sale of the app to a US company. The popular video platform’s Beijing-based parent company, ByteDance, for the past month has been in...
The pandemic recession plunged dozens of large American companies into bankruptcy this summer. Countless more are on their way. Brooks Brothers, Hertz (HTZ), California Pizza Kitchen and Chuck E. Cheese are among the mounting number of corporate casualties during the...
How much of your income should you be saving? The number varies based on your personal circumstances, but here's a general rule of thumb: Save 20% of your pre-tax income. That percentage may seem lofty, but it's possible. Here's...

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