Pay bills easily with new mobile apps

Updated 1 month ago   
By: Stacey Adams

FORT MYERS, Fla.- Tired of paying bills online, entering all of that data, or writing checks and mailing them? There is a new feature of mobile banking, apps that let you pay your ..
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Olive Garden investor: Back off on the breadsticks

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Maybe there is such a thing as too many breadsticks.    In a nearly 300-page treatise on what's wrong with Olive Garden and its management, investor..
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Hertz to add 3 Icahn candidates to board

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Sakina Bowser

Hertz plans to add three candidates nominated by Carl Icahn to its board of directors in a move that will avert a proxy battle with the activist investor.    The Nap..
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Apple unveils iPhone 6 and smartwatch

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CUPERTINO, Calif.- For the first time in years, Apple's iPhones aren't the star of the show. Apple unveiled a smartwatch called the Apple Watch on Tuesday, a wearable device that m..
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Home Depot confirms breach in US, Canada stores

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Home Depot confirmed on Monday that its payment systems have been breached, and says the hack could affect customers who used credit and debit cards at its more th..
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Apple to tighten online security after recent hack

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Apple plans to tighten its online security measures to reduce the chances of its users being victimized by intrusions like the ones that stole nude photos from actr..
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Jeans face an uncertain future amid yoga wear rage

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to fade.    Sales are falling as the market share of clothing such as yoga pants and leggings grow. The ..
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Fed: Median incomes drop for all but wealthiest

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

WASHINGTON- A Federal Reserve report says the richest 10 percent of Americans were the only group whose median incomes rose in the past three years.    The Fed's rep..
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Popular app may be draining your phone's data plan

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A popular app on your smartphone could run up your monthly phone bill if you're not careful.We're talking about the Facebook app. According to the consumer financ..
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Google settles with FTC over in-app charges

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consen..
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Google's health startup forges venture with AbbVie

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.- Google's ambitious health startup is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a $500 million joint venture that will try to develop new ways to trea..
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Apple says some celebrity accounts compromised

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online.    The company says its..
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Norwegian to buy luxury cruise operator Prestige

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Norwegian Cruise Line is getting into the luxury cruise business by acquiring Prestige Cruises International in a deal worth about $3 billion.    Pr..
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Kraft recalls thousands of cases of cheese

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

Kraft is voluntarily recalling more than 7,000 cases of American Singles. There are four different types of singles affected.    Look for the "Best when used by" dat..
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Chief in $800M fraud gets 20 years prison

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

MIAMI, Fla.- The mastermind of an $800 million insurance scam that stands as one of the largest fraud schemes in Florida history has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison.&n..
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Apple to unveil next products at September event

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CUPERTINO, Calif.- Apple will show off its newest products Sept. 9. The iPhone and iPad maker set the date in invitations mailed Thursday to reporters and others who typically come..
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California firm recalls Caesar salad kits

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

CORONA, Calif. - A Southern California food company has recalled nearly 93,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken Caesar salad kits sold at Sam's Club stores over concerns of possible ..
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Burger King buying Tim Hortons for about $11B

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Sam Mount

MIAMI (AP) - Burger King says it struck a deal to buy Tim Hortons Inc. for about $11 billion, a move that would give the fast-food company a stronger foothold in the coffee and bre..
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More consumers invest in wearable technology

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

Fla.- You can wear them on your wrist, on your neck, and even on your face. They can help you check your e-mail, check your pulse, and check directions. They're wearable technology..
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Guilty plea in California meat-recall case

Updated 2 months ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.- The co-owner of a Northern California slaughterhouse accused of processing cows with cancer while U.S. livestock inspectors took lunch breaks has pleaded gui..
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