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Rubio-Lee Tax Plan Rewards Investors, Parents, Businesses

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Mar 5
With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio signed onto an extensive plan Wednesday to cut taxes for investors, parents and businesses in an effort to spur economic growth and create jobs.

Massive Tax Scam: Thieves Posing as IRS Agents

Mar 5
There's a new alert about a massive scam involving criminals posing as IRS agents. The people behind the scam are calling at least 10,000 Americans every week, and federal investigators say they are absolutely ruthless.

Samsung's New Mobile Pay: Here's What's We Know

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 4
Last fall, Apple launched Apple Pay, bringing mobile-payment technology to the iPhone. Samsung now wants to get that on Android phones - at least the ones it makes. The Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones announced they will come with mobile-pay capabilities.

Visa, MasterCard Moving into Mobile Pay in Africa

By Ken Sweet | Mar 4
Americans may just be getting used to mobile pay, but consumers in many African countries have been paying with their phones for years. Now payment processors Visa and MasterCard want to get a slice of that market.

Samsung Ditches Design, Adds Mobile Pay to New Phone

By Anick Jesdanun | Mar 3
Samsung, locked in a tight race with Apple to be the world's biggest smartphone maker, has unveiled an important new phone that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.

Tech Stocks Soar Again, but with Stronger Wings

By Stan Choe | Feb 27
When it comes to technology stocks, which are flying at levels unseen since the dot-com boom was about to go bust, mutual-fund managers are insisting that this time really is different. And they're largely right.

New York Surveying Banks on Cybersecurity Defenses

By Michael Virtanen | Feb 26
New York financial regulators are considering tougher cybersecurity requirements for banks to mandate more complex computer sign-ins and certifications from the contractors of their cyberdefenses, the state's top regulator said.

Financial Apps Can Help Keep Your Spending in Check

By Alex Veiga | Feb 23
Joshua Levinson was about to splurge on some exercise equipment, but a personal finance app on his smartphone gave him a friendly reminder: He'd just recently dropped $150 for Valentine's Day.

Carnegie Mellon Tells 800 Rejected Applicants They're In

By Michael R. Sisak | Feb 18
Carnegie Mellon University is apologizing after mistakenly telling about 800 applicants they got into a graduate computer science program.

Visa Wants to Track Your Smartphone to Combat Fraud

By Ken Sweet | Feb 17
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy $200 in sarongs, may be coming to an end.

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