Wednesday, January 29, 2020
Each year, the majority of people who file a tax return wind up with a refund on their hands. Sometimes, that refund is sizable. Otherwise, it's a smaller but appreciated sum. What if you're in the minority of filers who...
Nearly half the population of the Chinese city at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak left town before it was put on lockdown, officials have revealed. Wuhan’s mayor, Zhou Xianwang, said on Sunday that some 5 million people left the...
When the company behind your smartphone’s software commits to backing up your device’s data online, how far should it go to have your back? A report Tuesday by Reuters on Apple’s iCloud backups brought fresh attention to this question. Citing...
For almost a decade, John Luksic used a Bitcoin exchange to invest money in cryptocurrencies, trying to build a nest egg while caring for his parents in Saginaw, Michigan. Then, just days after Christmas, nearly $90,000 worth of Bitcoin was...
London's Metropolitan Police has announced controversial plans to use live facial recognition technology to improve officers' ability to identify suspects and police the British capital. The Met said in a statement Friday the technology will be deployed to places where...
Buying a house is probably the largest single financial decision people ever make – and it's a decision that's made with high frequency each year. Though these figures have somewhat leveled off in recent years, total home sales continue to...
Having just celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day, one is reminded just how high was the mountain he climbed. It takes an amazing individual to not only have the vision to see a better world and be willing to...
The holidays are over, and everyone's least-favorite time of the year is almost here: tax season. You might feel tempted to hurry through your taxes so that you can move on to other things, but rushing can lead to mistakes...
More than half of the world's CEOs expect a slower growth economy in 2020, marking a level of pessimism among global corporate leaders not seen in at least eight years. That's according to a study published Monday by the professional...
Disney's streaming service got off to a stellar start on day one, with 10 million sign-ups. It carried that momentum through the first month following its launch, garnering around 28 million downloads, according to data from SensorTower. Another 31 days...

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