January 26, 2015
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Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Kia Motors is recalling over 80,000 vehicles after a defect in the cooling fan resistor was found, creating the risk of potential fires.According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administ
BananaStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Behold, a material so water-repellent that liquid drops just bounce off the surface.Two scientists at the University of Rochester, Chunlei Guo and Anatoliy Vorobyev, have created a metal surface that is so hydrophobic t
ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Apple has gained significant market share in Samsung's home country of South Korea due to the company's successful bet on making bigger iPhones. Following the release of its 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, new data show
Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is close to 3.6 percent, a near rock-bottom low that’s more than a full percentage point lower than this time last year.And for many, refinancing could mean huge savings.In the
SkyMall(NEW YORK) -- After a long career entertaining those who forgot to bring their own amusement for their flight, the company that owns SkyMall magazine filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Friday. For those of who have spent countless hours scanning it
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- After four days of gains, poor earnings reports sent stocks sliding to close the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the session on Friday at 17,672.60, down 141.38 from its open. The Nasdaq however rose 7.48 to
Necco(NEW YORK) -- With Valentine’s Day only a few weeks away, Sweethearts is entering its busy season again. The popular heart-shaped sugar candy regularly adds and removes sayings each year to prep for the new season, but 2015 marks a historic mom
Meru Cab/Facebook(DELHI, India) -- In response to an alleged rape by an Uber driver last month, one of India's largest taxi companies is rolling out a new service focused around female safety. MeruEve, which was officially launched by Meru Cabs in Delhi,
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It's a tough time to be a tech savvy person in Crimea.PayPal and Google are among the companies that are blocking certain services to the beleaguered peninsula, according to reports.The move comes one month after the United
Apple(NEW YORK) -- One of the most powerful women in technology has out-earned her boss, Apple CEO Tim Cook.Angela Ahrendts, Apple's senior vice president of retail and online stores, earned a hefty $73 million pay package in 2014, according to a filing w
Miguel Villagran/Getty Images(DAVOS, Switzerland) -- Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has a jarring prediction for the future of the Internet."The Internet will disappear," Schmidt said during a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerlan
Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Following the news of King Abdullah’s death on Thursday, crude oil spiked 2.5 percent.Oil prices have fallen by half in the past year, dropping 3 percent earlier on Thursday before the death of the 90-year-old leade
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORk) — Lauren and Mark Greutman live as frugally as possible, clipping coupons, buying in bulk at the grocery store and driving an old car. But that wasn’t always the case.“We had no idea what we were doing, we had
Lionsgate(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Not everything is black-and-white when it comes to the effectiveness of print ads. Sometimes color can do more to influence consumers but in another way.Ohio State University researchers sought to learn if black-and-white
SweetBabeeJay/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Family Dollar stockholders voted on Thursday to approve a merger with Dollar Tree, a deal months in the making.Family Dollar said in a news release about 89 percent of the total shares voted were vote
eric1513/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The government issued a warning Thursday for Americans to be on high alert for tax-season scams that feature fake IRS agents.Lois Dilibero said a fake IRS agent left a voicemail on her phone recently.“They s
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