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Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans

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Early Wage Apps Are a Little Too Much Like Payday Loans

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11:28, 08/17/2019

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The Wait for Payday Doesn't Have to Be So Long Lawmakers want to change the technology underlying the business pay cycle so workers can get paid faster—and some companies are experimenting with ways to do it now....
03:14, 08/11/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose payday — thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz. The state Attorney General’s Office is in...
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Why Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has earned a big payday Dallas has made it clear it believes in its franchise quarterback. But what's next for the 2016 fourth-rounder who will soon get paid like an elite QB?...
18:56, 06/24/2019

Tycoon plots fourth payday with £250m XLN sale A Danish entrepreneur who set up one of the UK’s most successful telecoms services businesses 17 years ago is eyeing a fourth payday from the sale of a controlling stake....
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Payday Lenders Mobilize in Support of Rule's Repeal Allied Progress, a consumer group, says payday lenders have organized thousands of customers who have sent in duplicate comments in support of a rollback of Obama administration rules....
15:00, 05/14/2019

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06:42, 06/29/2019

Zack Wheeler makes case for payday as Mets win seventh straight CHICAGO — Now that his status for this season is settled, Zack Wheeler can try getting the Mets to consider 2020 and beyond. Thursday afternoon, a day after the Mets retained the right-hander at the t...
00:28, 08/02/2019

Authorities Upset That 'Soho Grifter' Anna Delvey Could Be Getting a Big Payday From Netflix Anna Sorokin—the woman who posed as a German heiress and swindled New York’s social elite and numerous institutions out of hundreds of thousands of dollars under the name Anna Delvey—may not be able t...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Duplicate messages demanding mercy on payday lenders overwhelms regulators Federal regulators have been inundated with messages calling for looser restrictions on payday lenders — and a lot of them look alike. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has received about 27,00...
06:14, 05/15/2019

AOC invokes Bible to blast ‘usury,’ promote payday loan bill Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invoked the Bible to tout an economic bill she co-sponsored with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday — and sarcastically suggested she may win some supporters on the...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Payday Lenders Mobilize in Support of Rule's Repeal, Consumer Group Says Allied Progress, a consumer group, says payday lenders have organized thousands of customers who have sent in duplicate comments in support of a rollback of Obama administration rules....
11:42, 05/14/2019

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22:14, 08/06/2019

Dillian Whyte overcomes a knockdown to win a back-and-forth blockbuster, setting up a potential Deontay Wilder payday next year Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images Dillian Whyte overcame a ninth round knockdown to beat Oscar Rivas in a back-and-forth blockbuster at the 02 Arena in London, Saturday. Whyte won a unanimous decisi...
11:00, 07/21/2019

Student loan to payday loan: Side hustles, smelly cars, pawn shops reality for debtors Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
11:00, 06/25/2019

SBI Removes Processing Fee On Car Loans The announcement by the State Bank of India comes at a time when passenger vehicle sales in the country declined for the ninth month in a row to July....
15:42, 08/20/2019

Stay Away From Wedding Loans How are the kids paying for weddings these days? With loans. For a party that lasts a single day. The Washington Post examined the the practice of taking out a personal loan to pay for your nuptial ce...
22:28, 06/25/2019

Bad Loans in Europe Tumble, but They Are Never Fully Gone European banks have cleared nearly half of the toxic loans off their balance sheets since emerging from a debilitating debt crisis. The only trouble: A chunk of those loans haven’t fully gone away....
12:14, 07/16/2019

The right job can help you pay down your student loans. Here's how to find it Looking help on a student loan? About 8% of employers offer benefits addressing student debt, according to the Society for Human Resource Management.       ...
17:14, 08/14/2019

Santander and eBay team up on UK loans app In an effort to fend off tech giants and newer digital rivals, Santander and eBay have announced a new lending partnership for small businesses.The Spanish bank will begin offering loans to over 200,0...
18:56, 06/03/2019

U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regula...
22:42, 06/14/2019

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
19:56, 05/24/2019

IL&FS May Not Have Disclosed Bad Loans For Years: RBI Report The government took control of IL&FS late last year after it defaulted on some of its debt, triggering wider concerns about risk in the rest of the country's financial system....
00:56, 08/15/2019

Billionaires Can't Save Us From Student Loans By now I’m sure you’ve seen at least a headline about the Best Graduation Speech of 2019 So Far: Robert F. Smith shocked 396 new graduates last weekend when he informed Morehouse College’s class of 20...
19:14, 05/22/2019

Couples are getting wedding loans to pay for the perfect day No wonder why millennials aren’t getting married, those who do sometimes end up owning over $10,000! Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.      ...
22:00, 08/02/2019

Want An Education Loan? Here Are Five Things To Know About SBI Loans SBI Student Loan: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, offers education loans for higher studies. State Bank of India offers student loans to Indian citizens for pursuing higher......
13:56, 05/13/2019

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today SBI's revision of its marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) came after the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed the repo rate by 35 basis points....
10:00, 08/10/2019

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regula...
07:28, 06/15/2019

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said...
07:14, 05/27/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. says $168 mln ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regula...
23:56, 06/14/2019

SBI Home Loans Get Cheaper From Today: 10 Things To Know SBI or State Bank of India has reduced its benchmark lending rates by five basis points or 0.05 per cent across all tenors. The new rate, effective from today, is the third reduction by SBI in this......
07:28, 07/10/2019

Congratulations, Morehouse Class of ’19: Your Loans Will Be Paid Off The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would pay off the new graduates’ student loans....
21:14, 05/19/2019

Billionaire To Pay Off Loans Of Graduating Students At US College Sunday was already a day of joy and pride for the graduating class at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia -- and then it got a whole lot better....
02:14, 05/20/2019

How Do-Gooder Companies Can Score Cheaper Loans Virtue can bring material rewards, as more companies are discovering when they reach out for a loan. Some banks have started to give borrowers discounts if they meet targets for doing good things, suc...
12:00, 05/05/2019

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiveness.       ...
12:42, 07/14/2019

Mortgage demand is up quite a bit: Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans, and Jay Farner, CEO of Quicken Loans, joins CNBC's "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as home buyers prepare for spring....
19:00, 04/28/2019

IMF Package For Pak Should Not Be Used To Repay Chinese Loans, Warns US Amidst reports that the International Monetary Fund or IMF has reached a multi-billion dollar bailout package with cash-strapped Pakistan, the United States is seeking "conditionality" in the new......
08:56, 06/19/2019

Taking out student loans? You need to know these 27 finance terms If you’re new to the student loan and financial aid process, the terminology can be confusing. Here’s a list of terms that borrowers should know.       ...
17:14, 07/22/2019

The Minimum Wage Is Not a Difficult Concept Centrist Democrats are ever so concerned, as they always are, about the unintended consequences of their progressive colleagues trying to be too darn nice to people. According to the Hill, some centri...
17:14, 06/14/2019

Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift nee...
06:00, 06/20/2019

Resolved: A $15 Minimum Wage Is Fine The issue of minimum wage is not as simple as you, a moron, saying “I would like to be paid more money.” It is about complex economics. Now we have a big old CBO report on the $15 minimum wage proposa...
21:14, 07/09/2019

May 'concerned' as US and China wage trade war Theresa May is "concerned" about the trade war between the US and China after Donald Trump increased tariffs on $200bn (£153bn) of Chinese imports....
12:56, 05/10/2019

Debt Collectors Wage Comeback Debt-collection lawsuits have increased in some state and municipal courts, following a decline during a regulatory tightening after the financial crisis....
04:42, 07/06/2019

Yes, a nationwide $15 minimum wage would be quite damaging Praise be, we now have the economic research to prove that higher minimum wages have no ill effects, so let's push onward to $15 an hour for all, right? I predict that's what will be said about new re...
12:00, 06/05/2019

Here's what you can do to get a bigger paycheck if you're hit by the gender wage gap More companies are evaluating whether men and women are really earning what they should. Here's what to do if you think you're underearning....
19:56, 04/28/2019

Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans Funds that specialize in buying junk-rated corporate loans have recorded net outflows for 33 consecutive weeks, a record streak that highlights the diminished appeal of floating-rate debt when the Fed...
02:28, 07/09/2019

Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
22:56, 05/21/2019

Madhya Pradesh To Waive Loans Taken By Tribals From Moneylenders Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today announced that loans taken from private moneylenders by tribals in the state will be waived off under a government scheme, and the process in this regard...
00:28, 08/10/2019

Debt free at 23: How this woman paid off $20K in loans in just one year Paying with paper instead of plastic helped Kristy Epperson eliminate $20,000 in student loan and car loan debt in just one year.       ...
21:28, 07/17/2019

Bad Loans Declined By Over Rs 89,000 Crore Till March 2019 According to the data, aggregate gross advances of PSBs increased from over Rs 18.19 lakh crore as on March 31, 2008 to more than Rs 52.15 lakh crore as on March 31, 2014...
18:56, 07/25/2019

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Eq...
02:14, 05/21/2019

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
13:42, 05/20/2019

Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would eliminate the new graduates’ student loans....
23:56, 05/19/2019

HDFC Bank Shares Hit Two-Month Low As Bad Loans Rise HDFC Bank stock price: HDFC Bank share price: At 10:00 am, the HDFC Bank stock traded 2.82% lower at Rs 2,308.85 apiece on the BSE, underperforming the Sensex....
12:00, 07/22/2019

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, peop...
23:28, 07/18/2019

Clean Energy Loans Boom in Florida, But So Do Complaints Offered in only three states and waning in their home base of California following a regulatory crackdown, residential property assessed clean energy loans, or PACE loans, are booming in Florida....
12:28, 07/19/2019

M.B.A. Students Have Billions in Federal Loans, Data Show Department of Education figures show that roughly 92,800 people who took out federal student loans and graduated with a master’s degree in business administration in 2016 and 2017 together had about $...
03:14, 08/04/2019

Russians Flock to Easy Loans as Income Dips More ordinary Russians have come to depend on easy loans to buy goods, maintain a certain lifestyle or simply to survive. As some of them spend nearly 40% of their wages on loan repayments, top offici...
19:00, 08/04/2019

China June new loans rise to three-month, still below forecasts New bank loans in China rose to a three-month high in June as policymakers sought to keep ample funds in the financial system to support the slowing economy amid rising U.S. trade pressure....
14:00, 07/12/2019

RBI Considers Linking Some New Bank Loans To Benchmark Rate Commercial banks cite high deposit rates for their inability to cut loan ones. Marginal reductions restrict how much borrowers benefit from the repo cuts....
06:14, 08/20/2019

Keep Paying Your Loans While Bernie Tries to Cancel Student Debt It’s an exciting time for Democrats who want to be president, with so many of them running at this early stage that we’re having two debates this week to accommodate 20 leading candidates. Twenty!...
16:42, 06/25/2019

People are refinancing their mortgages, says Quicken Loans chairman Dan Gilbert, founder and chairman of Quicken Loans and owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the state of the mortgage sector as homebuyers prepare for spring....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Burger King is helping graduates pay off student loans Need help paying off your student debt?Burger King can help. The burger company has a student loan repayment program that's active through June.        ...
01:00, 05/24/2019

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
20:00, 06/17/2019

Bank CEO charged with trying to trade loans for Trump post NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged a banker with trying to buy himself a role in President Donald Trump’s administration by making risky loans to former Trump campaign chairman Pau...
17:56, 05/23/2019

Starbucks, Mercon announce separate sustainability loans Starbucks and Mercon Coffee Group separately announced sustainability-focused loan facilities on Monday, signaling the coffee sector's growing emphasis on sustainability as climate change and low glob...
01:56, 05/14/2019

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14:42, 06/12/2019

How To Claim Rs 3.5 Lakh Income Tax Deduction Against Home Loans The government has now proposed to introduce Section 80EEA to allow for an additional interest deduction of up to Rs 1.5 lakh on repayment of home loans....
14:42, 07/10/2019

Here Are SBI Interest Rates On Home Loans After Latest Revision SBI interest rate: The latest key lending rate, which took effect on Wednesday, was the third downward revision this financial year, according to SBI, the country's largest lender. SBI's one-year MCLR...
15:14, 07/11/2019

Sallie Mae is expanding from student loans to credit cards. Should you get one? Sallie Mae just released a suite of three credit cards targeted at college students, recent grads and young professionals. Should you get one?       ...
15:42, 06/13/2019

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be sl...
04:28, 07/10/2019

Germany to introduce minimum wage for apprentices BERLIN (AP) — Germany is introducing a minimum wage for apprentices, a move likely to raise the income of tens of thousands of young people. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet on Wednesday appro...
12:42, 05/15/2019

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
02:28, 05/31/2019

Here's What Every Member Of The USMNT Has To Say About U.S. Soccer's Wage Inequality When the United States Women’s National Team takes the field for their World Cup knockout-round game against Spain today, they will try to forget everything else: their personal drama, their fears, th...
20:14, 06/24/2019

Iran Will Not Wage War Against Any Nation: Hassan Rouhani Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions......
11:28, 06/18/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation, says Hassan Rouhani Iranian president speaks after US said it was sending 1,000 more troops to regionIran has declared it “will not wage war against any nation” after the US announced that a further 1,000 troops are to b...
12:14, 06/18/2019

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions betwe...
10:14, 06/18/2019

The House Finally Votes for a $15 Minimum Wage Nearly seven years after the grassroots Fight for $15 movement began, the House of Representatives has voted to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the middle of the next decade, and to tie the m...
22:00, 07/18/2019

Lenders promise savings on student loans, but here's why the reality is different than advertised Student loan refinancing companies say they offer borrowers a way to save thousands of dollars on their debt, by allowing them to pay off their loans at a lower interest rate, in less time....
19:56, 04/28/2019

AOC claims it was 'literally easier' for her to be elected to Congress than pay off student loans Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, claimed on Monday that it was "literally easier" for her to win her historic election as the youngest lawmaker on Capitol Hill than to pay off her student loan deb...
04:00, 06/25/2019

Many college students doubt they'll be able to pay off their student loans – ever At a time when college students are billions of dollars in debt, many doubt they'll ever be able to pay back what they've borrowed on time or in full.        ...
08:14, 05/29/2019

SBI Reduces Key Lending Rates, Home Loans To Get Cheaper: 10 Points SBI or State Bank of India, the country's largest lender by assets, on Wednesday announced a reduction in its benchmark lending rates across all tenors. The bank said its MCLR or marginal cost of......
12:14, 08/07/2019

A decade after the crash, Barclays bets again on bundling U.S. home loans Ten years on from the global financial crisis caused by a crash in bonds tied to U.S. home loans, Britain's Barclays is betting a return to that market can bring in bumper revenues to fortify its inve...
16:00, 05/28/2019

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Times found....
12:14, 05/19/2019

This fast food giant wants to pay off customers' student loans! On Facebook, Burger King announced they are paying off student loans with Whopper Loans!....oh but there’s a catch.        ...
19:56, 05/24/2019

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Senator probing federal backing of loans to Subway franchisees Fast-food chain Subway has raised the ire of a US senator, The Post has learned. US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) is investigating the federal government’s backing of loans to Subway franchisee...
07:28, 05/23/2019

No Bank Has Power To Employ Bouncers To Recover Loans: Government No bank has the power to employ bouncers for forceful recovery of loans from customers, Union Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur said in the Lok Sabha today....
13:56, 07/01/2019

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering t...
22:56, 05/19/2019

Chamber of Commerce proposes minimum wage hike to at least $10 The Chamber of Commerce, the nation's largest business trade association, proposed raising the minimum wage to at least $10 an hour, up from its current rate of $7.25 an hour....
21:00, 07/11/2019

U.S. wage inflation moderate, Midwest manufacturing slumps U.S. labor costs rose at their slowest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, the latest sign of benign inflation that enabled the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the first ...
01:42, 08/01/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
23:14, 05/14/2019

Business warning over Labour minimum wage hike Businesses have warned that a "tit-for-tat" over the minimum wage could damage jobs after Jeremy Corbyn announced Labour plans to increase pay for young workers....
19:56, 05/11/2019

De Blasio is boycotting McDonald’s until it pays $15 minimum wage He’s not lovin’ it. Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a union rally in Des Moines, Iowa Thursday that he and his presidential campaign team — all six of them — are going to boycott ...
22:28, 05/23/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Bring Mixed Fortunes for U.S. Workers Raising the federal pay floor to $15 an hour, as House Democrats have proposed, would cost 1.3 million Americans their jobs but deliver a raise for 17 million workers, a study from the Congressional B...
01:14, 07/09/2019

CBO says $15 minimum wage would boost wages for 17M, cost 1.3M jobs Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would boost wages for some 17 million people, but cost the United States 1.3 million jobs, the Congressional Budget Office said Monday....
23:56, 07/08/2019

Norway oil rig workers in wage deal, preventing strike Norwegian labour unions and oil rig owners agreed a wage deal on Friday, averting the outbreak of a strike that would have halted some of the Nordic country's crude production and paralysed exploratio...
04:28, 06/28/2019

Restaurant franchisee says Democrats' $15 minimum wage would put him out of business A restaurant franchisee made an impassioned argument Tuesday against the left's push for a $15 minimum wage, and saying it would force him to fire employees and could put him out of business....
19:42, 06/25/2019

What Has Boris Johnson Sacrificed For Good Of UK? "Higher Wage", He Says Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to become Britain's next prime minister, stumbled on Friday when asked if he had ever set his own self-interest aside in his career, saying he had sacrificed a bigger......
18:42, 07/05/2019

Alabama wage suit to get second hearing before appeals court ATLANTA (AP) — A federal appeals court is being asked to toss a lawsuit that had accused Alabama lawmakers of racially discrimination due to a law that blocked the majority-black city of Birmingham fr...
09:56, 06/25/2019

Trump, Pelosi wage Twitter war over ‘stammer’ video House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Trump traded insults on Twitter Thursday evening after Trump tweeted a video that showed moments when the Democratic congresswoman stammered during a press con...
10:42, 05/24/2019

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose th...
21:56, 07/08/2019

House Dems on brink of minimum wage victory House Democratic leaders are on the cusp of a long-awaited victory on the party’s signature $15-an-hour minimum wage bill, overcoming months of sharp resistance from many of the caucus' moderates.Top ...
11:28, 06/20/2019

House to vote on $15 federal minimum wage Thursday The House of Representatives will vote Thursday on legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026, more than double the current rate of $7.25 an hour. The legislation, titled the...
02:28, 07/17/2019

UK's Labour vows to more than double youth minimum wage A future Labour government would more than double the minimum wage in Britain for workers under the age of 18 to 10 pounds an hour, its leader said on Saturday, stepping up his campaign over the cost ...
14:28, 05/11/2019

How Job Retraining Can Yield Lasting Wage Gains (It Isn’t Cheap) A San Antonio program offers a rare American success story in helping workers attain better lives. Its guiding principle: “We will not let them fail.”...
11:28, 08/19/2019

World Governments Test Minimum-Wage Raises From Athens to Seoul, governments around the world are increasing the minimum wage, seeking to assuage voter concerns over years of weak pay growth and rising inequality....
19:28, 05/05/2019

Lyft Fails to Overturn NYC Driver Minimum Wage Law Lyft’s lawsuit to overturn New York City’s minimum wage for ride-hailing drivers failed after a ruling by Judge Andrea Masley on Wednesday.Read more......
01:14, 05/02/2019

Lyft loses NYC lawsuit over minimum wage for drivers The New York Supreme Court ruled today to uphold New York City's minimum wage for drivers working for ride-sharing services, shooting down a challenge to the rule from Lyft. The ruling will maint...
03:42, 05/02/2019

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates think about the federal minimum wage and what they...
01:56, 08/08/2019

The Federal Minimum Wage Doesn't Really Matter Anymore The national payfloor of $7.25 an hour hasn’t been adjusted for a decade, the longest it has ever gone unchanged. Here’s why workers can shrug it off....
20:04, 08/11/2019

Budget 2019: 2% Interest Subvention For GST-Registered MSMEs On Fresh Loans The Finance Minister also announced that pension benefits will be offered to three crore shop owners with annual turnovers less than Rs 1.5 crore under a new scheme titled Pradhan Mantri Man Dhan......
11:56, 07/05/2019

Farm loans and ports on Indian opposition's post-election agenda A loan waiver program for farmers and privatization of air and sea ports will be among the post-election priorities if India's opposition parties pull off an unexpected victory in the national vote, a...
19:28, 05/16/2019

Trump loans and money laundering: Deutsche Bank's fall from grace Drastic job-cutting is the latest chapter in the 149-year-old bank’s dramatic historyDeutsche Bank starts cutting London jobsProfile of Deutsche Bank boss Christian SewingNils Pratley: Deutsche Bank i...
15:28, 07/09/2019

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to provide enough capital for the small business sector,.....
18:42, 07/20/2019

Brazil's Caixa to offer discounts on delinquent loans to raise up to 4 bln reais Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Econômica Federal will offer indebted retail clients discounts on their delinquent loans, in an attempt to raise up to 4 billion reais ($990.52 million) for the bank...
00:00, 05/22/2019

About half of China's loans to developing countries are 'hidden,' study finds China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to developing economies is "hidden," a new study has f...
14:00, 07/12/2019

Your Money Adviser: Interest Rates on New Federal Student Loans Will Dip Slightly The rates, which will take effect on July 1, won’t make a big difference in monthly payments. But given the cost of college, one expert says, “this is a bit of good news.”...
18:42, 05/17/2019

As they reach adulthood, Gen Z isn't shying away from credit cards, loans and other debt A growing number of Gen Z members took on some kind of debt market in the second quarter of 2019, according TransUnion report.       ...
21:28, 08/18/2019

32% of the people who file for personal bankruptcy say that nearly half of their debt comes from student loans Brad Doherty/AP Images Thirty-two percent of consumers filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy carry student loan debt, according to a new LendEDU study. Of that group, student loan debt comprised 49% of the...
22:14, 06/13/2019

Give wounded vets a break on student loans: officials to DeVos Top officials from virtually every state in the country called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive the $1 billion in student debt racked by the nation’s disabled veterans....
22:28, 05/26/2019

Italian Banks, Long a Drag on Europe, Are Making Good on Bad Loans Italian banks have made a big leap forward in tackling a crucial problem that has dogged them for years and threatened the stability of the whole eurozone: bad loans....
00:00, 08/10/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker to pay off student loans of entire 2019 class The keynote speaker at Morehouse College’s commencement ceremony announced a grant Sunday wiping out the student debt of the entire 2019 graduating class....
19:56, 05/19/2019

Bad loans were killing the taxi industry long before Uber and Lyft: report The financial woes of the city taxi market may not be entirely the fault of ride-hailing companies — the industry was a house of cards waiting to collapse, a report says. An investigation by the New Y...
18:14, 05/19/2019

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
18:00, 05/20/2019

U.S. states want federal government to forgive disabled veterans' student loans Attorneys general from 47 U.S. states on Friday called on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to forgive more than $1 billion of student loans burdening more than 42,000 veterans who became permanently di...
05:28, 05/25/2019

Americans want a 401K, a great salary, health care and help with student loans, too Some companies are offering to help with student loan debt in addition to retirement savings as part of their benefits package.        ...
12:28, 05/29/2019

Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
20:14, 08/13/2019

RBI Cuts Rate To Lowest In 9 Years To Boost Growth, Loans May Get Cheaper The Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, on Thursday unanimously lowered key lending rate or repo rate by 25 basis points or 0.25 per cent to 5.75....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Investors in leveraged loans, seduced by strong returns, ignore concerns Bankers and investors who use leveraged loans to fuel deals were bullish on the market's prospects at a conference this week, shrugging off concerns that lax underwriting or rapid growth poses a threa...
16:42, 05/01/2019

Taliban fighters double as reporters to wage Afghan digital war Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban's chief spokesman and editor-in-chief of the insurgent group's daily news bulletin, starts every day by collecting reports of overnight fighting with U.S. and Afghan fo...
07:56, 05/11/2019

Moderate Dems look to break logjam on minimum wage boost A band of Democratic moderates in the House are working to end a standoff with progressives on legislation to boost the minimum wage — potentially resolving a fight that has stalled one of the party’s...
18:42, 05/15/2019

Minimum wage hike leaves bad taste for NYC’s hospitality sector New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Surging costs are squeezing profit margins faster t...
03:42, 06/02/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rece...
21:14, 06/22/2019

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Mi...
17:56, 06/18/2019

Dem leaders float new tweak to soften minimum wage bill Top House Democrats are eyeing a major tweak to the caucus’ signature minimum wage proposal, part of a last-minute bid to bolster support among moderates just days before a floor vote. Democratic lea...
01:00, 07/13/2019

The Fiver | Passive-aggressive accusations of unrealistic wage demands Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!The Fiver has never been competitive – chiefly because in the field of unfunny tea-timely publications about football we’ve never had any competition...
19:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and ...
21:28, 05/13/2019

Islamic State remnants wage hidden war of raids, killings IRAQ — It was a chilly January evening, and Khadija Abd and her family had just finished supper at their farm when the two men with guns burst into the room. One wore civilian clothes, the other an ar...
00:00, 05/14/2019

House approves federal minimum wage hike to $15 an hour Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., holds a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation...
22:28, 07/18/2019

Minimum-Wage Push Slows on Debate Over Regional Differences A debate about whether the U.S. should have a patchwork of minimum wages is complicating a push to raise the federal pay floor to $15 an hour—and hindering House Democrats’ effort to unite on the issu...
16:14, 05/10/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: $2.13 tipped minimum wage is 'indentured servitude' The New York congresswoman returned to a restaurant in Queens on Friday, seeking to highlight the plight of workers she knowsAs she returned to New York to waitress and bartend for the first time sinc...
15:28, 06/01/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Nations Cup pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
11:42, 06/28/2019

House, in Victory for Liberals, Votes to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 The House approved a bill to more than double the federal minimum wage of $7.25, a level that has not risen since 2009. But Senate Republicans refuse to take it up....
19:42, 07/18/2019

Digging their heels in: women wage war on footwear dress codes A campaign in Japan for a ban on women being forced to wear high heels at work is gaining global supportIt’s hard to imagine men enduring decades of pain and long-term physical injury just to “look th...
20:28, 06/08/2019

House votes to double federal minimum wage to $15 per hour The Democrat-led House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, more than double the current rate of $7.25, and the first proposed increase in a decade....
18:28, 07/18/2019

Bill To Guarantee Minimum Wage To Workers Passed By Lok Sabha The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Wages Code Bill that will enable introduction of minimum wage for workers besides addressing issues like delay in payment to employees....
04:00, 07/31/2019

WRAPUP 4-U.S. wage inflation moderate, Midwest manufacturing slumps U.S. labor costs rose at their slowest pace in 1-1/2 years in the second quarter, the latest sign of benign inflation that enabled the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates on Wednesday for the first ...
23:14, 07/31/2019

U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another intere...
08:56, 08/02/2019

Faurecia's tentative deal with UAW calls for major wage hikes Highlights of the Faurecia agreement include significant hourly wage hikes, a $2,500 signing bonus, retroactive pay for new wages as of June 1 and no increase in health care costs....
23:56, 06/24/2019

Study: Nearly 350,000 workers miss out on wage hikes despite local laws Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin have all invalidated local wage increases, costing hundreds of thousands of people a total of $1.5 billion per year, according to the the Natio...
08:14, 07/04/2019

Joe Biden wants to make 22 states more than double their minimum wage. What’s moderate about that? By flipping on the Hyde Amendment, Joe Biden ditched his moderate position on abortion by supporting taxpayer funding for it. Now it’s clear that he isn’t moderate on the minimum wage either. Accordin...
22:56, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Judges question Alabama minimum wage suit ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing over an Alabama minimum wage law that critics say is racially discriminatory (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Some federal appeals court judges appeared skept...
18:56, 06/25/2019

Federal minimum wage sets record with no increase since 2009 Baseline wage has remained unchanged at $7.25 an hourInflation has raised cost of living by 18% since last raiseThe US federal minimum wage has gone a record length of time without an increase, with t...
20:56, 06/16/2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage “Deaths of despair” can be reduced by increasing wages and tax credits for low-income Americans, according to new research from a team at the University of California at Berkeley....
07:00, 05/04/2019

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leave 1.3M jobless, CBO says.       ...
23:42, 07/08/2019

Mortgage refinancing jumps as rates tumble but loans for home purchases drop again Mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week leading to a surge in refinancing. But mortgage applications for home purchases fell.        ...
22:42, 05/22/2019

Swiss group files criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over Mozambique loans A Swiss anti-corruption lobby group has filed a criminal complaint against Credit Suisse over alleged fraud in the arrangement of $2 billion of loans to Mozambique, the group said on Monday....
15:28, 04/29/2019

Wells Fargo profit beats estimates on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co beat analysts' estimates for quarterly profit on Tuesday, as the fourth-largest U.S. bank benefited from an uptick in lending and aggressive cost cutting....
15:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
19:56, 08/13/2019

First-time homebuyers could snag lower costs for FHA loans under House-passed bill The Housing Financial Literacy Act would provide a discount on upfront mortgage insurance if the borrower goes through financial literacy counseling....
17:14, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely ...
22:56, 07/18/2019

Chamber faces conservative backlash for pushing minimum wage compromise Conservative groups are arguing that the Chamber of Commerce made a strategic mistake by suggesting a compromise with congressional Democrats on raising the minimum wage....
08:42, 07/18/2019

A higher US minimum wage is inevitable – so businesses better be prepared | Gene Marks A minimum wage increase will put pressure on everyone’s compensation, so businesses may have to cave and pay upOver the past few years many localities and cities, from New York City to Seattle, have p...
13:56, 07/14/2019

House prepares to pass long-sought $15 minimum wage legislation The House is preparing to pass legislation raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, after compromises to bring moderate Democrats on board. Republicans oppose the legislation, which has become...
14:28, 07/18/2019

Big clothes brands found to fall short of own fair wage promises LONDON, May 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's top clothing brands are failing to fulfil their own promises to pay workers a fair living wage that covers basic family needs, academics and a...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign against U.S. amid ongoing tension Tensions spiked this past week after Iran shot down an unmanned U.S. drone -- an incident that nearly led to a U.S. military strike against Iran Thursday evening....
16:56, 06/22/2019

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely ...
23:28, 07/18/2019

RPT-Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
12:42, 06/05/2019

Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill Raising the minimum wage to $15 could cost 1.3 million jobs, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office.       ...
23:56, 07/18/2019

U.S. House passes $15 minimum wage bill — now faces Republican-led Senate Even though the bill has little chance of passing the Republican-led Senate, or being signed into law by U.S. President Donald Trump, the outcome pushes the phased-in rate to the forefront as the new ...
04:28, 07/19/2019

Judge nixes Lyft’s challenge to minimum wage driving rule A Manhattan Supreme Court judge rejected ride-hail giant Lyft's challenge to city rules that effectively set a minimum wage for New York's for-hire drivers....
17:28, 05/02/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In rec...
21:42, 06/22/2019

Tlaib calls for $20-an-hour minimum wage: 'I can't allow people to be living off tips' Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., called for a federal minimum wage of $20 per hour at an event in Detroit on Sunday night, prompting mockery from conservatives and threatening to force mainline Democrats ...
02:56, 07/23/2019

Julian Castro joins McDonald's minimum wage rally Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro joined a march to a McDonald's restaurant in North Carolina on Thursday to draw attention to workers' efforts to raise the minimum wage and se...
00:00, 05/24/2019

Nancy Pelosi says a higher minimum wage would boost GDP -- but the CBO predicts the opposite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, reacting to the quarterly economic numbers, claimed that gross domestic product would be boosted if the minimum wage were increased -- but the Congressional Budget Office r...
18:00, 07/26/2019

New Study Finds $15 Federal Minimum Wage Won't Hurt American Jobs The results of the first study analyzing the impact of a $15 minimum wage show that the increase wouldn’t cost American jobs, according to Vox. Additionally, the new research shows the poorest America...
03:42, 07/03/2019

Nancy Pelosi says a higher minimum wage would boost GDP — but the CBO predicts the opposite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, reacting to the quarterly economic numbers, claimed that gross domestic product would be boosted if the minimum wage were increased, but the Congressional Budget Office rec...
13:56, 07/27/2019

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage With its effect on employment all but settled, researchers are looking at crime, mental health and even worker productivity to better understand the effects of higher earnings....
12:00, 07/09/2019

South Africa's AMCU union disappointed by Lonmin wage offer South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is disappointed by a wage offer for workers at Lonmin, which was acquired by Sibanye-Stillwater this year....
14:01, 08/13/2019

2020 Democrats embrace a $15 US minimum wage as they target Trump's economy Buoyed by activists who helped to push seven states to enact $15 wage floors, Democratic candidates have tossed aside caution about a sweeping nationwide minimum wage hike....
17:28, 06/09/2019

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Plan to Close Wage Gap for Women of Color (Bloomberg)— Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren proposed a set of executive actions Friday as part of an effort to boost wages for women of color by imposing stricter rules for c...
23:42, 07/05/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hr minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
08:00, 06/05/2019

Zimbabwe FA, players threaten Africa Cup of Nations pullout over wage row – reports "The Zimbabwe Football Association (ZIFA) and the players were locked in talks over unpaid salaries on Thursday with both parties threatening to withdraw from the Africa Cup of Nations ahead of their ...
17:28, 06/28/2019

UK wage growth rises as unemployment sticks at 44-year low - business live Rolling economic and financial news, including new UK unemployment figures and the latest trade war actionLatest: UK jobs report beats forecastsBasic pay up 3.4% per yearEmployment up by 32,000, unemp...
15:00, 06/11/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. employment growth seen slowing in July; wage gains steady U.S. job growth likely slowed in July after outsized gains in the prior month, with wages probably maintaining their moderate pace of increase, which could boost market expectations for another intere...
06:28, 08/02/2019

Turkish banks have not yet agreed model to move bad loans off balance sheets -finance ministry Turkish banks have not yet agreed on a model for a fund that will remove problem loans in the construction and energy sectors off banks' balance sheets, the Treasury and Finance Ministry told Reuters ...
17:28, 07/17/2019

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
13:56, 05/23/2019

Monte dei Paschi ends debt collection deal to sell 3 billion euros in bad loans Monte dei Paschi di Siena said on Sunday it had been forced to end early a 10-year bad loan management contract so that it could have more freedom in selling off bad debts in a worsening economic env...
04:42, 07/01/2019

As rates drop, mortgage refinancing surges but home purchase loans remain tepid Homeowners scramble to refinance mortgages as rates hit the lowest level in 17 months. But mortgage applications for home purchase rose just 0.5%.        ...
05:56, 06/06/2019

Dozens of attorneys general ask Betsy DeVos to forgive  disabled vets students loans  Attorneys general from 47 states, three territories and the District of Columbia on sent a letter Friday to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos asking her to forgive more than $1 billion in student loans ...
04:28, 05/26/2019

UPDATE 3-Wells Fargo posts higher profit on cost controls, rise in loans Wells Fargo & Co reported higher quarterly profit on Tuesday despite flat revenue as the bank benefited from lower costs. Revenue declined at Wells' community bank and wholesale bank as net interest i...
16:42, 07/16/2019

Morehouse graduation speaker pledges to pay off student loans for school's class of 2019 Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt of the Morehouse 2019 graduates.        ...
02:00, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish banks in no rush to sell problem loans, focused on restructurings -sources Turkish banks told foreign investors they were in no rush to sell problem loans on their books, and were focused on restructuring them, three people present at a meeting discussing bad debt on Thursda...
14:14, 05/10/2019

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraor...
17:28, 05/21/2019

Banker Charged With Trying to Trade Loans to Paul Manafort for List of Jobs in Trump Administration A Chicago banker who loaned millions of dollars to Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was charged by prosecutors with bribery for seeking a post in the Trump administration in return for $16 millio...
17:56, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Turkey presses banks to agree high-stakes bailout of bad energy loans Turkey's plan to clean up some $13 billion in bad energy loans, one of the worst hangovers from last year's currency crisis, is taking shape even as some banks hold out for the government to agree to ...
10:28, 05/13/2019

Watch: Cardi B Chops It Up With Bernie Sanders Over Wages, Student Loans and Getting Rid of This ‘Bully’ President Cardi B sat down with presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders to “educate” her followers on the issues fans told her they wanted to discuss, and they got an earful on everything from erasing student loan...
03:28, 08/16/2019

Wall Street's Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans A growing number of money managers are embracing a new strategy designed to benefit from volatility in junk-rated corporate loans, a sign of building worries about riskier borrowers and the market tha...
12:14, 07/16/2019

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe ...
02:14, 05/20/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Disability inclusion, minimum wage, and LGBTI rights in Botswana This Tuesday, we cover: a new strategy for disability inclusion; continued talks on social justice at the international labour conference; an update on Yemen; a historic Security Council resolution on...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Minimum wage bill would undo waivers for people with disabilities Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
17:28, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely ...
21:14, 07/18/2019

Washington Post 'analysis' claims the CBO is wrong about the downside to raising the minimum wage. It just won't tell you why The Congressional Budget Office’s dim view of efforts to raise the national minimum wage to $15 an hour is wrongheaded and based on bad data, according to an article published this week by the Washing...
04:28, 07/12/2019

Labor ministry panel proposes historic minimum wage hike in Japan A Japanese government panel on Wednesday recommended the nation's largest minimum wage increase in nearly 20 years, which would push hourly earnings in major cities like Tokyo above 1,000 yen for the ...
23:14, 07/31/2019

Bernie Sanders to confront Walmart bosses and urge $15 an hour minimum wage Sanders to attend annual shareholder meeting in ArkansasCountry’s largest retailer employs nearly 1.5m AmericansDemocratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart’s annual shareholder ...
17:56, 06/05/2019

Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff doesn’t make $15 minimum wage he wants all workers to have Bernie Sanders’ campaign staffers claim they’re really getting berned — by not being paid the $15-an-hour minimum wage the democratic socialist advocates for all workers. The unionized employees — kno...
17:14, 07/19/2019

America's Highest Minimum Wage Sparks Fight in Small California City The San Francisco suburb of Emeryville recently implemented the highest minimum wage in the U.S., $16.30 an hour, becoming ground zero for a national debate over how to balance boosting wages for the ...
23:00, 07/24/2019

Capitalism is failing workers. People want a job with a decent wage – why is that so hard? | Richard Reeves The workings of capitalism have been challenged both from the populist right and the socialist left. At the heart of the discontent in the US is faltering wagesRead our entire Broken Capitalism series...
18:14, 05/01/2019

Bernie Sanders to push for $15/hour minimum wage at Walmart shareholder meeting Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders will attend Walmart's annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday to advocate for workers' rights as the retailer battles mounting pressure to hike its minim...
07:28, 06/05/2019

'A white-collar sweatshop': Google Assistant contractors allege wage theft Interpreting a spoken request isn’t magic, rather it has taken a team of underpaid, subcontracted linguists to make the technology possible“Do you believe in magic?” Google asked attendees of its annu...
10:56, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-South Africa's AMCU union disappointed by Lonmin wage offer South Africa's Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) is disappointed by a wage offer for workers at Lonmin, which was acquired by Sibanye-Stillwater this year....
14:01, 08/13/2019

$15 Minimum Wage Would Reduce Poverty but Cost Jobs, Congress Told in Report A bill that could reach a House vote next week would lift 1.3 million people out of poverty but put a similar number out of work, the Congressional Budget Office said....
02:56, 07/09/2019

Elizabeth Warren's plan to eliminate the gender wage gap discredits the accomplishments of minority women Government has a new moral and economic imperative, according to presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren, who vowed to wield the power of the Oval Office against the “systemic discrimination” minority w...
23:14, 07/05/2019

CVS, Pill Club wage public feud over birth control rates; some shoppers boycott Some CVS shoppers and Pill Club members are calling for a boycott of the drugstore chain, causing hashtags #BoycottCVS and #CVSDeniesCare to trend.       ...
07:56, 08/16/2019

Bernie Sanders campaign announces it will cut hours to pay staffers $15 minimum wage, prompting mockery Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced this weeked he would cut staffers' hours so that they would effectively be paid a $15-an-hour minimum wage -- prompting mockery from critics wh...
18:00, 07/21/2019

Premier league football clubs urged to pay minimum wage to cleaners, caterers and stewards Premier league football clubs are being urged to pay staff a real living wage, because their earnings do not cover the cost of living, charity Citizens UK says....
18:56, 08/09/2019

As ‘Game of Thrones’ battle nears, we have questions about how Dany, Jon, Cersei wage war As Cersei and Daenerys appear destined for war, we've still got tactical questions relating to earlier 'Game of Thrones' battles.        ...
18:14, 05/10/2019

Democratic debate 2019: Cuomo aide rips de Blasio for touting $15 minimum wage DETROIT, Mich. — Mayor Bill de Blasio touted New York’s $15 minimum wage during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate — but a top aide for Gov. Andrew Cuomo wasn’t going to let him ste...
05:42, 08/01/2019

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a six-month struggle within the ...
18:56, 07/18/2019

Square Capital head: Leveraging data to extend credit to small businesses that lack access to loans Jim Cramer sits down with Jackie Reses, the head of Square Inc.'s Square Capital, to discuss how the lending arm is helping businesses that have trouble getting traditional loans....
19:56, 04/28/2019

Macron leads EU-wide minimum wage call as Merkel, Medvedev warn of global injustice  “Fundamental change” to the world of work – including an EU-wide minimum wage – is needed to address the growing gap between society’s haves and have-nots, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tue...
18:56, 06/11/2019

Uber and Lyft Drivers Strike Alongside Fast Food Workers in LA, Demand $30 Minimum Wage Around 100 rideshare drivers protested their working conditions this afternoon in Los Angeles, engaging in a “take over” of an Uber Hub, before joining up with a contingent of fast food workers from M...
06:14, 05/24/2019

Celebrity chefs Giada, Ramsay and Fieri on how industry can attract millennials, deal with wage hikes While people may associate New York City, Los Angeles, Paris or London as the places with the finest cuisine, Las Vegas has become a destination for some of the most renowned chefs....
22:14, 05/14/2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and 'inhumane' working conditions (FB) AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company has faced scrutin...
07:42, 05/14/2019

'God has smiled on me': Morehouse grad had $100K in student loans, billionaire will pay it off Elijah Dormeus was graduating Sunday from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned a billionaire would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
07:14, 05/21/2019

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
13:42, 05/24/2019

How my husband and I paid off all our loans: 'We utilized the debt snowball' In this series, NerdWallet interviews people who have triumphed over debt. Responses have been edited for length and clarity.       ...
21:42, 07/15/2019

These colleges let students ditch extra loans. But will students pay more in the long run? Don't take out another student loan, colleges say. We'll give you money - if you give us a percentage of your income after college. Is it a good deal?       ...
21:28, 06/20/2019

No, you don’t own your apps — here’s why it feels like you do Possessions are going out of fashion. An endless stream of media reports claim millennials – that amorphous mass of people born in the 1980s and 1990s who have grown up with the internet and digital t...
23:28, 07/22/2019

Are Dating Apps All Hot or Not? Dating apps lead our digital lives, but they don’t always lead to love at first swipe. Many users air their grievances about various dating platforms on social media, hoping for empathy or even a date...
21:42, 08/02/2019

How to See Which Apps Are Using All Your Data Almost every app on your phone likely uses some amount of data to run. How much data those apps use; however, can vary pretty dramatically....
10:14, 07/15/2019

These Are the Only Three Money Apps You Need How many money apps do you have? Turns out, the perfect number might be three: a budgeting app, an investment tracker, and a credit monitoring service....
22:28, 05/13/2019

Rich states, poor states: How a federal minimum wage hike would widen the gap With growing enthusiasm for lifting the federal minimum wage in Congress, it’s time to consider some data on wages and differences in the cost of living across the 50 states. The Raise the Wage Act, i...
18:56, 06/03/2019

Instant View: U.S. job growth surges, but wage growth remains tepid U.S. job growth rebounded strongly in June, but moderate wage gains and mounting evidence that the economy was slowing sharply could still encourage the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this mont...
23:14, 07/05/2019

Best productivity apps of 2019 Working online can mean distractions and loss of productivity, not least when multiple applications and software platforms need to be used and switched between. Luckily, a number of companies have com...
19:14, 05/26/2019

Labor Apps Won’t Save Us, But Maybe Nothing Will Tech is suggested as a remedy for almost every modern problem that can be traced to economic oppression and inequality. Housing? Tech. Healthcare? Tech. Education? Definitely tech. Disruption has been...
12:56, 05/02/2019

The best iPhone apps we've used in 2019 Apps are the cornerstone of the iPhone – what really set it apart from Android. The best iPhone apps are typically best in class.However, finding the greatest apps among the millions available ...
13:14, 04/30/2019

Download these 5 apps before your next trip There are millions of apps available for your phone, but you can't take all of them on your next trip. So which travel apps should you pack?        ...
14:28, 05/24/2019

This is what MacOS 10.15 music and TV apps could look like We've heard iTunes' closure could be imminent, as Apple splits the platform's content into a few different newer apps – and now we could know what iTunes' replacement apps l...
13:42, 06/02/2019

10 best Smart TV apps for your Samsung TV As nice as your new Samsung TV may look in your living room, it's the apps and services you can find on its smart TV platform that are going to define what you're watching and how you go abo...
18:56, 06/17/2019

The best (and mostly free) apps to help you keep up in class By design, school is supposed to challenge you -- to push at the boundaries of your understanding of the world and make you a more well-rounded person. It's not supposed to be easy as much as it ...
20:42, 07/25/2019

The best iPad apps of 2019 Apps set the iPad apart from other tablets, whether you need to work on office tasks, learn something new, make music, watch a movie or become a digital artist.But which apps are worth your cash and t...
13:56, 05/14/2019

The Best Free Apps and Software You're Not Already Using There’s a wealth of free software and apps available to help you get the most out of your computer or smartphone (or both)—so much, in fact, that it’s hard to get around to trying most of them. That’s...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Google knows what you want: lots more ads in its apps Google has announced something that'll bring a sigh of annoyance to anyone who uses its mobile apps: a raft of new and exciting ads.According to The Verge, these will include 'gallery' ...
22:28, 05/16/2019

These Are Our 5 Favorite Podcast Apps Right Now So, you’ve finally decided to get on board and check out some podcasts. Congratulations! You’re in for a treat, if only thanks to the sheer number of shows available to you — there a...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Google just says no to marijuana apps While more states are passing laws legalizing marijuana, Google is trying to make it harder for smokers to connect with sellers. Earlier this week, the company announced that it will no longer allow a...
01:56, 06/01/2019

The Best Apps for Intermittent Fasting Intermittent fasting isn’t magic, but it works well as a weight loss tool for people who manage to stick to it. If that’s you, consider using one of these fasting trackers to remind you of start and e...
00:28, 07/31/2019

Will apps have to change to support 5G? 5G is coming, as you may have already heard, with the super-fast, super-versatile, next-gen standard for cellular data transfer starting to arrive on phones already. So how is it going to affect the m...
15:42, 06/10/2019

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
23:42, 06/25/2019

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group.       &#...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Best business networking apps of 2019 There is an ancient adage that it isn’t what you know, but who. And the advent of the digital era has served to only bolster the importance of business networking, especially in certain sectors...
19:14, 05/26/2019

Best task management apps of 2019 Whether you're running your own business, a department, or a team, or even just working for yourself, it can be difficult to manage all of the tasks on your to-do list.This is especially the case...
14:14, 06/30/2019

Best iOS office apps for your iPhone or iPad Apple iPhones and iPads have become an integral part of many modern businesses. With native apps and web apps for mobile devices available across the range of productivity and creativity applicat...
22:42, 06/17/2019

Delete These Banned Apps From Your Android Google recently removed several apps from the Google Play Store after discovering they violated the Play Store terms of service—and, more importantly, could be used as stalkerware. That doesn’t mean t...
19:42, 07/18/2019

Facebook is working on 'entirely new' apps and 'experiences' Today, Facebook announced a New Product Experimentation (NPE) Team that will be responsible for developing new apps. The goal is to give people "entirely new experiences for building community" and to...
20:56, 07/09/2019

Tell Android apps not to track you, and thousands of them will do it anyway Back in December Google CEO Sundar Pichai conceded during a session with members of Congress that the company could “do better” when it comes to helping users understand what steps to take...
06:56, 07/09/2019

The best note-taking apps for students Every student needs a good note-taking system. The human brain, after all, can only store and retain so much information. There's nothing wrong with relying solely on pen and paper (and if that&#...
19:00, 07/24/2019

How to get started with mind mapping apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. List making and note taking have been digitized to help us kee...
16:56, 06/18/2019

Top-5 IOS-Apps Make Money Online Top 5 apps See that allow you to learn iPoll IOS app IOS Apps iPoll Make Make Money Online offers you free rewards – gift cards, airline credits, and more! – just for sharing your opinion ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

How Android Q supports 5G apps and why you should care When Francesco Grilli and his peers were working on the 4G standard, they had a few ideas as to what the popular use cases might be. Video calls over the internet, perhaps, or rich messaging content, ...
16:56, 05/11/2019

It sure looks like Apple is gearing up for more cryptocurrency apps At this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) the company is set to announce the release of “CryptoKit;” a cryptography-oriented tool kit for Apple developers. While the iPhone-maker avo...
16:00, 06/05/2019

The Best iOS Walkie Talkie Apps to Use Instead of Apple's Apple has temporarily disabled the Apple Watch’s Walkie-Talkie app after discovering a bug that could have let others listen in on conversations. While Apple says no incidents of eavesdropping have be...
05:28, 07/12/2019

How Google's Lightweight Go Apps Work—and Why You Might Need Them You may have noticed Google launching a succession of cut-down, lightweight, basic apps under the Go label. The idea is they’re intended for countries where a combination of spotty internet and tight ...
17:42, 07/25/2019

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 5, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5. iSched...
22:56, 05/07/2019

iOS 13 will show you a map of locations where apps have tracked you One of the main themes of Apple’s WWDC 2019 keynote last week was privacy. Apple unveiled several new features for its various operating systems showing a renewed commitment to privacy at a time...
20:56, 06/10/2019

The best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from the Watch altog...
14:42, 05/08/2019

Best Apple Watch apps we've used in 2019 It’s been an interesting year for even the best Apple Watch apps. In the spring it seemed as if the Watch had lost its sparkle, with many big-name apps either languishing or being pulled from t...
15:14, 08/01/2019

iOS 13 will show you where apps have tracked your location, on a map Apple’s new iOS 13 has a ton of privacy-focused features, including restrictions on location tracking. Now, 9to5Mac has spotted that when an app asks for permission to use your location data , the dia...
13:42, 06/10/2019

iOS 13 will show locations where apps have tracked you Apple will be big on privacy in iOS 13, and that includes the data collected after you've granted permission. Beta testers at 9to5Mac and elsewhere have discovered the upcoming release (and iPadO...
04:00, 06/09/2019

Best iPhone apps for business in 2019 The iPad has been positioned and pushed hard as a tool for businesses, but these days many companies produce apps which are just as at home running on your iPhone (which is an even more handily portab...
19:42, 07/06/2019

Just because sex toy apps can count calories doesn’t mean they should This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as poss...
15:14, 07/28/2019

Best document scanning apps of 2019 Despite the fact that we live in an increasingly digital world, many organizations still print out important documents on paper - whether it be a letter, contract, bank statement, invoice, receipt or ...
22:28, 07/07/2019

New Financial Apps Aim to Protect the Elderly A small but growing crop of financial-technology companies are offering online tools meant to help adult children manage and monitor their parents’ finances and well-being....
16:56, 05/09/2019

How people are using apps to save money Play to save. That’s the name of the game for some people looking for easy incentives to stash away a little extra cash without thinking twice about it. Before Mike Pearson, 37, and his wife planned a...
18:42, 07/03/2019

The best Android apps to download in 2019 There's never been a better time to get into Android apps, as the Google Play store has exploded in recent years, with a proliferation of titles that can cater to your every need.The problem is: ...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Best money transfer apps of 2019 Transferring money electronically has become increasingly normalized, as banks have found the tools to ensure that money transfers can be safely handled with least risk to the customer. There are alre...
19:14, 05/26/2019

iOS 13 will tell you when you’re about to delete apps with active subscriptions Apple has just released the second iOS 13 beta to developers, ahead of the public beta release that should hit the airwaves in the coming weeks. Aside from the fixes and improvements, the new beta com...
22:14, 06/18/2019

Don't Just Uninstall Old Apps—Delete Your Accounts As Well So you’ve grown bored of the latest photo filtering tool, or the newest anonymous question app, or whatever the flavor of the month in the app charts happens to be. Just remove the app from your phone...
16:42, 07/10/2019

Best apps for small business in 2019 Small business owners are no strangers to operating on a shoestring. Any small changes you can make in terms of efficiency may transform into a huge advantage over your competitors.While there is no s...
17:14, 06/01/2019

Car-sharing apps take off, run into speed bumps Peer-to-peer car-sharing apps like Turo are gaining popularity, allowing owners to rent out their vehicles. But the services are running into resistance from rental car companies and lawmakers who wan...
20:42, 05/02/2019

Almost all mobile apps vulnerable to malware After extensive testing of apps on both Android and iOS, new research from Positive Technologies has revealed that insecure data storage is the most common security flaw in all mobile apps.The firm&ap...
23:14, 06/20/2019

Three of the best celebrity fitness workout apps Let Jessica Ennis-Hill, Chris Hemsworth and Davina McCall help you reach your full potential• Fit in my 40s: does Cindy Crawford’s 90s fitness video stand the test of time? Jennis by Jessica Ennis-Hil...
21:42, 07/13/2019

Is this our first glimpse of macOS 10.15’s Music and TV apps? We expect Apple to officially show off macOS 10.15 – the upcoming version of its operating system for Mac and MacBook computers – at its WWDC 2019 event on June 3, and screenshots have e...
14:28, 05/30/2019

Learning a new language is easier than ever with these apps Learning a new language is challenging. Sure, picking up a few phrases here and there is almost effortless, and doing so could definitely help when you’re traveling, but it’s a different story when yo...
03:28, 08/16/2019

The 6 best apps to buy cheap Broadway tickets Getting cheap rush tickets is, well, a rush — that is, if you don’t mind standing in line in the rain, praying the guy in front of you won’t snatch the last remaining seats. Guess what? There...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Five apps you've never heard of that teens are using to shop E-commerce giants like Amazon and eBay top the chart of most-used retail apps, but a few you might not have heard of are quickly rising in the ranks....
14:42, 08/06/2019

How to see which apps are gobbling up all of your data each month If you're constantly running out of data each month, you should check to see which apps are using the most data. Here's how to do it on your iPhone....
16:00, 07/13/2019

macOS Catalina preview: It's all about the apps Three weeks ago, Apple was holding court at the San Jose Convention Center, where it kicked off its annual developer conference with first looks at iOS 13, iPadOS and the latest version of macOS, Cata...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Drowning? Here are the best to-do apps to sort your life out Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. In this day and age, we’ve been blessed with several tools tha...
00:14, 08/05/2019

The Best Way to Quickly Install Apps on a New Windows PC One of the very first things I do when I’m faced with a fresh operating system is to fire up its default browser—the meh Edge or Safari—and head straight to Ninite (Windows) or macapps.link (Mac). Bot...
23:14, 07/10/2019

Sleep apps might be doing more harm than good Apps meant to improve sleep are likely to “make problems worse,” say experts. They reveal little about sleep quality, lack accuracy and create stress, according to researchers. Scientists also fear pe...
22:56, 06/10/2019

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Ch...
20:42, 06/01/2019

The best free iPhone apps of 2019 You've got an iPhone, and have ventured into the melee of Apple's App Store, which has well over a million apps.Great news! Many of them are free. Not so great news! You've got to sift ...
12:42, 04/30/2019

The apps and software we recommend to students Please enjoy this guide to the best creative and productivity apps for students, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school guide. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everything from lap...
18:42, 08/16/2019

The best free Android apps of 2019 It has been over ten years since Android was first outed by Google, and back then it was hard to imagine the sheer number of apps we'd have today.There are apps for everything, and many of them a...
12:28, 05/02/2019

'Mosquito Repellent' Apps Don't Work For decades we’ve been able to buy devices that play noises that are supposed to repel mosquitoes, and for just as many decades they have been completely useless. Now, instead of buying a device, you ...
21:42, 06/24/2019

U.S. carriers, apps and others hit by massive outage in the Northeast According to DownDetector, many of the wireless industries biggest stars are down today. The website shows that it has received complaints from customers of Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, Amazon, Google, Sna...
19:14, 06/24/2019

99% of iOS apps investigated by the WSJ contained secret trackers Apple brags that it doesn't sell iPhone users' information to third party companies. The customer is not our product is the mantra repeated often by CEO Tim Cook. But that doesn't stop apps downloaded...
01:56, 06/01/2019

Disney+ will have apps for iOS, Apple TV, Android and Xbox One The debut of Disney's highly anticipated streaming service, Disney+, is almost here. But, leading up to the November 12th launch date, the company is starting to share more details about it. Toda...
16:14, 08/19/2019

Best calendar app 2019: top apps for scheduling meetings Having the best calendar app installed on your smartphone, tablet or PC can make a world of difference to your time management. Not only do the best calendar apps tell you the date, but they can keep ...
20:14, 06/09/2019

Google bans apps that let users buy marijuana Alphabet's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
03:28, 05/30/2019

Apps Purged by Apple Say It Holds the Key They Need to Get Back In Seventeen companies that make apps designed to fight iPhone addiction called on Apple to let them use technology that would resolve privacy concerns....
05:42, 05/31/2019

Millennial workers more likely to use unsecured collaboration apps Collaborating at work has never been easier thanks to the slew of collaboration tools that have become commonplace in organizations worldwide but new research has revealed that millennials are 1.5-tim...
01:14, 08/15/2019

Best free iPad apps 2019: the top titles we've tried Free apps sometimes have a bad reputation, but many are gems that are so good you won’t believe they’re free. We’ve scoured the App Store to find the very best, and sorted them in...
12:42, 04/30/2019

The best Chromecast apps for Google's streaming puck The Google Chromecast is one of our favorite, simple streaming options. But there are so many apps available that work well with the streaming dongle that it can be difficult to figure out which you r...
15:28, 06/21/2019

iPhone Privacy Is Broken…and Apps Are to Blame Don’t be too confident in those privacy controls. Our test of 80 apps in Apple’s App Store reveals most apps are tracking you in ways you cannot avoid...
19:00, 05/31/2019

All the new ‘Pokemon’ games, apps, and services that were just revealed Pokemon has been one of the most recognizable brands on the planet for over two decades, but its profile somehow got even higher when Pokemon Go took the world by storm in 2016. Since that summer, The...
16:28, 05/29/2019

Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants It’s harder to remain incognito in the digital age, says Tejal Rao, our first California restaurant critic. She prefers dining tech that’s understated, too....
21:42, 08/14/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for July 4 From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.       ...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Best note-taking apps for Android in 2019 Smartphones provide incredible flexibility for the home consumer or business user, not least with the profusion of apps available to use. It doesn't matter whether you're just looking to wri...
02:14, 06/20/2019

Siri will play third-party audio apps in iOS 13 In the future, you might be able to ask Siri to play your Spotify music and podcasts. According to MacRumors, iOS 13 and iPadOS will open the SiriKit framework to third-party music, podcast, audiobook...
18:42, 06/05/2019

Apple limits tracking and ads in kid-focused apps Apple had an unexpected trick up its sleeve on the privacy front when it unveiled a Sign in with Apple option for apps and services at WWDC. But that's not the only privacy-focused measure it rev...
23:14, 06/03/2019

Outstanding Survival Apps essential for Outdoors Whenever you go for outdoors you necessarily require some things to be always with you. Here is a collection of best smartphone apps which may help you while you are in any of the SHFT situation. And ...
18:56, 04/28/2019

The fitness gadgets and apps you need to avoid the Freshman 15 Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everyth...
21:03, 08/13/2019

Facebook apps won't come pre-installed on new Huawei devices Huawei devices will no longer ship with Facebook applications pre-installed in the latest blow for the beleaguered Chinese smartphone vendor.Reuters says the development affects not only Facebook ...
14:28, 06/07/2019

Should dating apps tell us how sexy we are? | Coco Khan App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my scoreMarks out of 10: how attractive do you think you are? Perhaps you’d describe yourself as a ...
08:14, 06/17/2019

Millennials are twice as likely to use unapproved collaboration apps in the workplace As collaboration tools like Slack and Teams become more popular, collaboration across the enterprise will inevitably evolve, and companies need to be strategic about deployment....
20:00, 08/14/2019

Bumble owner to spend $100 mln on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
22:00, 06/14/2019

How to simplify your shopping routine with these handy apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I hate shopping. I hate the aisles. I hate the noise and the r...
16:42, 06/28/2019

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The...
18:56, 06/14/2019

Best DTP software 2019: top desktop publishing apps Desktop Publishing (DTP) software allows you to create newsletters, magazines, and brochures simply and easily, by controlling the layout and design of documents.The specific advantage DTP has over no...
11:28, 06/29/2019

Best free cloud apps for business in 2019 Just a few years ago it was impossible to imagine the number of software tools that are now available to business owners.Whether your organization needs to do its accounts, collaborate on work or hand...
15:14, 08/03/2019

Disney uses apps, ‘MagicBands’ to spy on guests: report The “Happiest Place on Earth” is also one of the most surveilled — with Disney honchos using the park’s wearable “MagicBands” and smartphone apps to reportedly spy ...
03:42, 07/17/2019

Google Removes Stalker Apps That May Have Spied on You Google has removed seven stalker apps that were available on its Play Store as apps for children's safety or finding stolen phones but were being used to stalk employees, romantic partners or kids....
11:00, 07/18/2019

Could the death of UWP apps spell the end for the Microsoft Store? Microsoft’s UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps could soon be dead, according to well-known Microsoft insider Paul Thurrott, which means the future of the Microsoft Store – where the a...
11:28, 05/02/2019

Divorce stinks. These 7 apps can help coordinate and communicate with your ex If you're facing the end of marriage and beginning of divorce, these 7 apps can help with legal issues, sharing custody and getting over the sting.       ...
12:42, 07/24/2019

Disgruntled Uber drivers turn off apps The best ride-hailing app in the world is useless if it can't connect you with a vehicle, something customers often discover after last call at an out-of-the-way bar or arrival at a sparsely populated...
06:56, 05/10/2019

Not just FaceApp: 4 popular apps also taking your information Experts say FaceApp isn’t doing anything unusual by harvesting your personal data and there’s probably a bunch apps on your phone doing the same thing!       ...
20:42, 07/22/2019

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
18:14, 07/17/2019

Supreme Court allows lawsuit over iPhone apps WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing consumers to pursue an antitrust lawsuit that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. New Justice Brett Kavanaugh ...
17:56, 05/13/2019

Why You Can't Find Parental Control Apps in the iOS App Store iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. According to Apple, apps using MDM “incorrectly” po...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Samsung's DeX on Note 10 brings phone apps to your PC Samsung's DeX is no longer limited to turning your mobile device into a computer -- it now works with your computer. The expanded version of DeX on the Galaxy Note 10 lets you transfer files (inc...
03:28, 08/08/2019

EU election voter apps: Swipe right to vote? The battle for the European Parliament is raging, with everyone from populists to pan-European newbies fighting for votes. Voting advice apps offer users help making a political choice. But is that al...
03:28, 05/12/2019

Microsoft drops the 'Online' name from its Office web apps The next time you fire up any of the web versions of Microsoft's Office applications, you might notice something slightly different about them. Starting "relatively soon," Microsoft is dropping t...
13:56, 07/25/2019

Facebook Has So Many Apps, It's Killing One You Didn't Know Existed Instagram is reportedly killing off its direct message app. And the most surprising thing about this is that—Instagram has a direct message app?Read more......
17:56, 05/16/2019

Are period and fertility tracking apps effective? Period- and fertility-tracking apps are nothing new, but they've seen a resurgence over the past few months. Traditional device makers like Fitbit, Garmin and Apple are beginning to incorporate t...
17:28, 07/24/2019

Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google to put ads in several new spots this year....
02:42, 05/15/2019

Best document editing and management apps in 2019 The movement towards the paperless office continues, with countless digital formats, designs, and filing options. While Microsoft Office remains the dominant player when it comes to document crea...
13:00, 07/08/2019

Why more tech companies are launching 'lite' apps Facebook, YouTube, TikTok, Twitter and LinkedIn have "lite" versions — smaller and simpler iterations of their platforms targeted at users with more basic, slower devices....
08:00, 08/13/2019

Need Some Help Reaching Your Goals? Try These 5 Habit-Tracking Apps We could all use a little help tracking the habits we want to make, like learning a new language, while stamping out the ones we want to break, like that post-lunch e-cigarette break. Whether it&rsquo...
21:42, 07/08/2019

12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.        ...
18:56, 05/24/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exa...
10:00, 08/15/2019

Apple says it doesn't track you, but apps on iPhone sure do Apple is less data hungry than Facebook, Google and Amazon and processes data on device instead of Cloud. But apps still track you on iPhone and iPad.       ...
12:56, 06/28/2019

I met hundreds of men on dating apps – then found love where I least expected it When I inherited my mother’s rundown home and moved in to do it up, I felt lonely and isolated. A chance encounter with a tradesman changed everythingI had been internet dating on and off for 16 years...
09:56, 08/05/2019

The Google Play Store is nagging some users to get rid of old apps There have been a handful of updates to the Google Play Store’s operation that garnered headlines in recent days, such as the news that apps’ rating calculations will start being more heav...
09:14, 05/13/2019

Giphy adds animated emoji and text to its apps Giphy is moving past just GIFs and getting into the business of everything animated. Starting today, the company is rolling out two new formats: Giphy Emoji and Giphy Text. The new features expand upo...
18:28, 05/30/2019

iOS 13 Will Finally Let You Download Apps of Any Size Over Mobile Data Apple has changed the way the app download data limits work in iOS 13. The company will no longer be stopping users from downloading apps over mobile data....
15:56, 06/04/2019

Microsoft's dual-screen tablet could run Android apps Microsoft could release a radically different Surface as early as the first half of 2020. Rumors about a dual-screen tablet have been circulating since last year, and the company reportedly showed a s...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Take the Scenic Route With Apps Like Roadtripper and Roads by Porsche Things are green again and we’ve got roll-down-your-windows temps outside, which can only mean one thing: It’s time to hit the open road....
19:28, 06/03/2019

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
22:28, 06/14/2019

Back to school: The apps and gadgets you need to stay fit on campus Please enjoy this guide to the best fitness gadgets and apps you should be using at school, just one part of our larger 2019 back-to-school series. In addition to top picks in 11 categories -- everyth...
00:42, 08/06/2019

Speed Up Your Internet by Limiting Bandwidth-Hungry Apps You might be paying your ISP for a certain service tier, but that doesn’t mean that you’re getting those speeds both ways—the fine print will likely indicate that your upload speeds are much, much slo...
00:42, 07/17/2019

How to Get Google Assistant to Read Notifications From Third-Party Apps Google Assistant has quietly received a major upgrade to its messaging features, giving the AI helper the ability to read messages from third-party apps....
07:00, 08/07/2019

Use These Flashcard Apps to Make Your Study Session Less Analog Flashcards are a favorite study method, allowing you to learn large amounts of material, then weed out the parts you already know. But writing out hundreds of index cards and then bringing them around...
21:14, 07/22/2019

Star Wars Day: Celebrate with these apps, games and deals Celebrate May 4th, also known as Star Wars Day, by enjoying these great apps and games, as well as great deals at local restaurants.        ...
21:56, 05/03/2019

Google has removed 7 ‘stalkerware’ apps from its Play Store For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how it can help and support survivors. Google has pulled...
21:28, 07/18/2019

Coda turns desktop documents into apps for your phone There’s a neat little app recently been released that could improve your productivity and turn a document into an app -- but only if you have an iPhone or iPad....
06:14, 06/01/2019

Is Apple dumbing down our Macs by putting iPhone apps on them? At WWDC 2019, Apple gave us our first official glimpse of macOS 10.15 Catalina, and as we expected, the new operating system for Macs and MacBooks will be able to run iOS apps designed for iPhones and...
01:28, 06/04/2019

'Sign in with Apple' protects your email and info from apps Apple has long touted its approach to privacy as a selling point, and at WWDC, it revealed more privacy-oriented features. It's offering a "Sign in with Apple" option for apps and services it say...
23:14, 06/03/2019

Apple’s iOS 13 slated to focus on replacing other companies’ apps Apple’s developer conference WWDC now less than a month away, and Bloomberg’s latest report spills beans on what to expect from the event. The company will reportedly bring a ton of changes with iOS 1...
18:28, 05/06/2019

How to sync non-Amazon ebooks across multiple Kindles and apps Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the best parts of buying an ebook from Amazon i...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Apple announces separate Music, Podcast and TV apps for Mac Apple has announced it's releasing separate apps for Music, TV and Podcasts in macOS Catalina later this year, breaking up the iTunes hegemony that's been in place for 18 years, and hammerin...
23:14, 06/03/2019

Google pulls stalking apps from the Play Store It's one thing to voluntarily share your phone activities with friends and family, but some app developers have been encouraging far more sinister uses. Google has pulled multiple people-tracking...
02:14, 07/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Google to push new ads on its apps to snare shoppers Whether you are Googling on the couch, fiddling with Maps in the car or swiping through the Discover feed on the toilet, expect Alphabet Inc's Google to put ads in several new spots this year....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft apps infected in major malvertising campaign Microsoft users are being warned to beware a dangerous new malware family that is seeing malicious code into Windows apps.Security researchers at Confiant have uncovered a wide-ranging malvertising ca...
19:28, 07/22/2019

Apple Watch will allow you to delete default apps in watchOS 6 Although the Apple Watch doesn't come with an overwhelming amount of native apps, Apple will apparently allow you to delete its own services from the device when you upgrade it to watchOS 6.This ...
10:28, 06/20/2019

Project Catalyst helps developers bring iOS apps to the Mac Last year, Apple teased a project called Marzipan, which aims to let developers port iOS apps over to OS X. Today, at WWDC, Apple announced that Marzipan is now called Project Catalyst and is built to...
23:14, 06/03/2019

Google pulls 'stalker apps' from Play Store Google has pulled seven apps from the Play Store after allegations they allowed users to stalk unsuspecting victims.The seven apps, all apparently built by the same Russian-based developer, were detec...
12:14, 07/18/2019

Possible antitrust probe might have led Apple to bring back certain apps Just the other day, Apple CEO Tim Cook told CBS News that Apple is not a monopoly. That comment related to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that allows a class action suit against the company to continue...
07:42, 06/06/2019

The Best Apps for Reading Books, Audiobooks, and Comics in 2019 It’s never been easier to read, thanks to our phones—we’re all carrying entire bookstores around in our pockets. In the video above, I share our favorite apps for reading books, listening to audiobook...
22:28, 06/25/2019

Forget Health Tracking Apps—Use Google Calendar There are a lot of apps out there to track your period, your mental health ups and downs, and more. But the simplest way to keep track of what’s going on with your body is just to create a calendar (i...
20:28, 05/10/2019

New Pokemon mobile games, apps and services announced Today was a big day for Pokemon fans, as the Japanese company that owns the rights of the franchise has just revealed new Pokemon games, services, and apps that will be coming to mobile and Nintendo S...
05:56, 05/29/2019

Google scraps smartwatch apps for Nest thermostats Google has shut down its Nest thermostat apps for smartwatches, claiming not enough people were using them.The apps for Google Wear OS and Apple Watch let you adjust the target temperature with a tap ...
12:42, 07/11/2019

Google's Now Letting Users Pay for Android Apps With Cash While credit cards are rampant in the United States, it’s not necessarily the case in other countries where cash is still king. At this year’s Google I/O developer conference, the tech giant announced...
18:28, 05/09/2019

New feature in iOS 13 gives users more control over apps that track their location Late last month, we passed along the results of an investigation conducted by The Wall Street Journal that showed how 99% of third-party iOS apps promoted by Apple in the App Store contained secret tr...
01:28, 06/09/2019

Google Assistant can tell apps to order food or track your run Google Assistant's Actions are about to become decidedly more useful in daily life. Google has expanded App Actions' reach to offer shortcuts for health, finance, food and ridesharing. You c...
01:42, 05/08/2019

Thousands of Android Apps Can Track You Without Your Permission: Study There are thousands of Android apps that have found ways to gather information like device Mac address, location, phone's IMEI, and more even if they don't have necessary permissions to access......
15:56, 07/09/2019

Microsoft wants to close the UWP, Win32 divide with 'Windows Apps' Is Microsoft's UWP going away? Is the Microsoft Store on its way out? Microsoft Corporate VP Kevin Gallo explains the latest twists in Microsoft's long and winding Windows developer platform strategy....
00:14, 05/09/2019

Over 1,300 Android apps scrape personal data regardless of permissions Smartphone operating systems have ramped up their privacy settings in recent years to let users pick and choose what information apps can get, but it seems those permissions aren’t ironclad. A ...
00:56, 07/09/2019

Hide Your Pixel 3 XL's Camera Notch With These Settings and Apps It’s actually easy to hide the Pixel 3XL’s divisive camera notch from within your smartphone’s settings—but there’s a catch. Turning “off” the notch also disables the screen area around the notch that...
21:56, 06/11/2019

How to Predict the Weather When Your Apps Give You Conflicting Forecasts Weird weather we’re having, right? I don’t know where you live, but I’m assuming it’s on the same planet as I do, and here in the northeastern U.S., a “typical” day includes a tantrum of rain in the m...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Fake Android apps downloaded millions of times Android users have downloaded fake apps which slow down their devices and drain their batteries millions of times according to research from Trend Micro.Researchers at the cybersecurity firm found 85 ...
03:00, 08/20/2019

Lawmaker targets Candy Crush, other apps with ban on ‘pay to win’ schemes Video game apps including the popular Candy Crush would be banned from offering “pay to win” schemes aimed at kids, who pay for upgrades and bonus features, under federal legislation introduced Wednes...
22:00, 05/08/2019

OnePlus TV to support Reliance Jio streaming apps out-of-the-box: Report Reliance Jio is carrying out tests with its streaming apps for the upcoming OnePlus TV. OnePlus confirmed earlier today that its television will simply be called OnePlus TV as had been speculated prev...
14:28, 08/14/2019

Github lets you donate to your favorite developers and apps GitHub announced today that it is opening up the beta of GitHub Sponsors, a new feature that will let users financially support their favorite developers and open source applications. The digital tip ...
21:00, 05/23/2019

Californians’ Alert Apps Didn’t Sound for 2 Big Earthquakes. Why Not? Many Los Angeles residents thought the ShakeAlertLA app on their phones should have given warning. Officials said the system had worked as designed — but promised some changes....
23:42, 07/08/2019

Fear-based apps have us fretting about crime even as it declines Paranoia has never been so social. A slew of community apps meant to inform locals of crime in their area are helping encourage a false sense of rising danger in America — despite the fact that crime ...
00:14, 05/09/2019

You won't need to use the Microsoft Store to install Windows 10 apps in the future The Microsoft Store, which was once the only way to install UWP (Universal Windows Platform) apps, hasn’t been the success that Microsoft hoped it would be, and it’s now confirmed that s...
12:14, 05/10/2019

Google pulls 85 Android apps with particularly obnoxious adware Google has removed 85 apps from the Google Play store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware scheme hiding inside.The adware, called AndroidOS_Hidenad.HRXH, was...
09:00, 08/17/2019

Be Careful About Sideloading Popular Android Apps, Unless You Like Malware Are you sure you’re using the real versions of popular apps installed on your phone? Forbes recently reported that spyware masquerading as popular Android apps are circulating online, and hackers may ...
20:28, 07/24/2019

Here's the fastest way for Android users to find and uninstall apps they don't need How many apps do you have on your phone? Do you use them all, or is that percentage closer to 50%? 40%? 20%? Let's say someone has 211 apps on their Android phone. Wouldn't you say that there are some...
23:42, 05/10/2019

Facebook bans Huawei from pre-installing its apps, but does it matter? Another company joined the long list of organizations that’s cut ties with Huawei. According to a report by Reuters, Facebook has banned the Chinese tech company from pre-installing its apps – Faceboo...
15:42, 06/07/2019

Google bans apps that facilitate sale of marijuana Alphabet Inc's Google on Wednesday banned apps on its app store that facilitate the sale of marijuana or related products, as part of a change to its content policy....
00:28, 05/30/2019

Facebook stops Huawei from pre-installing apps on phones LONDON (AP) — Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on smartphones sold by Huawei in order to comply with U.S. restrictions, dealing a fresh blow to the Chinese tech giant. The soci...
15:42, 06/07/2019

Agent Smith malware sneakily replaces all your apps Android users have been warned to watch out for a new form of mobile malware that cannibalises apps.The malware, dubbed "Agent Smith" by researchers at Check Point Research, disguises itslef as an off...
23:42, 07/15/2019

Google won't allow marijuana delivery apps in the Play Store Google updated its Play Store policy today to prohibit apps that early directly sell or help facilitate the sale of marijuana, even in states where the drug is legal. Apps that offer features such as ...
23:14, 05/29/2019

Facebook's Study program pays for information about the apps you use Facebook announced today that it has launched a new app for Android users called Study from Facebook. The app will be used to help the company conduct market research and all participants will be paid...
05:14, 06/12/2019

Facebook reportedly prohibits Huawei from pre-installing its apps Future Huawei phones will no longer come pre-installed with Facebook's apps, according to Reuters. The social network has reportedly prohibited the Chinese manufacturer from loading its main app,...
18:28, 06/07/2019

Facebook will no longer preinstall its apps on Huawei phones Facebook will no longer pre-install its apps on Huawei phones, the latest blow for the Chinese firm as it struggles in the wake of a U.S. trade ban.Read More...
15:56, 06/07/2019

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 201...
21:56, 05/29/2019

You can now get Google Assistant to read and reply to third-party messaging apps Voice assistants are constantly getting new talents added to their repertoire by the companies that develop them in the hope that they will dominant the field and reach ubiquity ahead of their rivals....
10:14, 08/05/2019

Anonymous chat apps fuels both free speech and cyberbullying When the anonymous social media app YOLO was launched in May 2019, it topped the iTunes downloads chart after just one week, despite the lack of a major marketing campaign. Designed to be used with so...
22:00, 07/21/2019

Recommended Reading: Blame the apps for iPhone privacy woes iPhone privacy is broken... and apps are to blame Joanna Stern, The Wall Street Journal Thanks in part to Facebook's privacy blunders, concern over personal data security is growing. And we con...
20:42, 06/01/2019

Apple purges iTunes, as Music, TV and Podcasts apps take over syncing Apple's arguably most hated piece of legacy software - iTunes - just got killed today at the WWDC keynote, and the interesting part is that it won't be renamed to something else, but different modules...
21:28, 06/03/2019

Google Assistant now reads replies from third-party messaging apps Google Assistant has long had the option to read your SMS messages aloud, but that hasn't done much good if your conversations lived in third-party apps. That shouldn't be an issue for long...
05:56, 08/05/2019

Researcher hacks macOS using plugins for secretly whitelisted apps Apple's macOS allows certain apps to automatically click on security dialog boxes for users, creating a risk that malicious plugins could seize access.Read More...
00:28, 06/04/2019

New report reveals Generations Z's favorite online apps and platforms Olivia Harris/Getty Zebra IQ, a market research and consulting firm, has put together a list of the most popular apps used by Gen Z, the generation born between 1995 and 2010. Generation Z is the fir...
06:28, 05/08/2019

Google is making it easier to build Android apps on a Chromebook At I/O last year, Google announced it was adding Linux support to Chrome OS, a move that made it a lot easier for web and Android developers to use Chromebooks. One year later, the company says that m...
01:42, 05/08/2019

Supreme Court Allows Apple Apps Antitrust Case to Proceed The Supreme Court ruled consumers can proceed with a suit challenging Apple’s control over the marketplace for iPhone apps, threatening the tech giant’s slice of billions of dollars in sales....
01:14, 05/14/2019

Apple denies favoring its own apps in App Store search results Apple’s App Store is already a point of antitrust contention, and a new investigation by The Wall Street Journal has revealed that the company’s own mobile apps are often first in App Store search res...
15:00, 07/24/2019

App stores pull dating apps after FTC warning about underage users You'd think that dating app developers would be sure to keep children from signing up, but that's not always the case. Apple and Google have removed three Wildec dating apps (FastMeet, Meet...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Oculus Quest gets Venues and control tweaks, will run Go apps later in 2019 Multiple updates to Oculus's premium standalone headset will make it easier to use, and potentially expand its catalog with numerous Go apps.Read More...
19:28, 07/24/2019

New iOS 13 leak suggests redesigned apps and a native 'swipe' keyboard iOS 13 is shaping up to be more feature-rich than Apple's current iOS 12 software, according to leaks about the next iPhone and iPad operating system update.The biggest change could be coming to ...
01:28, 05/07/2019

Apple teams up with SAP to help clients develop iPhone business apps Business software maker SAP and Apple are teaming up to help clients develop their own mobile business applications using Apple's machine-learning technology....
18:28, 05/07/2019

20% of New York drivers for apps like Uber have had to rely on food stamps Ints Kalnins/Reuters Uber improved margins by cutting driver pay, writes an industry expert in American Affairs. Drivers for ride-sharing services have reportedly required food stamps and slept in th...
22:00, 06/07/2019

Apps help restaurants sell unused food to reduce waste BERLIN — After a long day at work, Annekathrin Fiesinger is too tired to consider making dinner at home. So the 34-year-old uses her smart phone to check nearby restaurants, hotels or bakeries in Berl...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Google is testing a subscription for premium Android apps and games It seems like Google is looking to ramp up its effort to increase Play Store revenue. As per Android Police’s report published today, the company is testing a monthly subscription service called ‘Play...
08:28, 08/01/2019

Gurman: WWDC will bring iOS app redesigns, iPad on Mac, and new Watch apps If there's any expected theme across all of Apple's operating systems at WWDC 2019, it's likely to be "more integrated apps for all of these platforms."Read More...
15:14, 05/06/2019

Sleep apps backfire by causing anxiety and insomnia, says expert Neurologist says ‘metricising our lives’ is counterproductive when it comes to sleepSmartphone sleep-tracking apps are making people so anxious and obsessed about their sleep that they are developing ...
15:14, 06/07/2019

How to Spot Scam iOS Apps That Sucker You into Making Expensive Purchases We tend to call out shady apps found on the Google Play Store pretty regularly, but there are also some iOS apps looking to pull one over on unsuspecting Apple customers. In this case, these apps are ...
20:42, 08/08/2019

Apple to restrict Facebook's messaging apps feature - The Information Apple Inc is making a change to its mobile operating system that will restrict a feature that apps like Facebook Inc's Messenger and WhatsApp use to make voice calls over the internet, The Information...
15:28, 08/07/2019

Apple defends its removal of habit-breaking apps from the App Store With the growing ubiquity of smartphones in everyday life, it’s unsurprising that users are forming bad habits and even addictions with their devices that ultimately affect their mental wellbei...
04:42, 04/29/2019

iPhone users can now download bigger apps & games over cellular Apple has never been a fan of large file downloads over data, but this week the Cupertino giant has unexpected upped its cellular download limit for iPhones and iPads to 200MB from the previous cap of...
15:14, 05/31/2019

Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps As tech companies grapple with safety and privacy concerns, Apple will reportedly limit third-party tracking in kids apps starting next week. While the company hasn't announced the change, a sour...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Man posed as woman to lure men on dating apps, car jack them, prosecutors say A California man is charged with multiple felonies, including carjacking, as authorities say he posed as a woman on dating apps to lure and rob dates.        ...
17:42, 07/04/2019

Leaked iOS 13 screenshots showcase Dark Mode, updated apps With just six days to go until Apple introduces iOS 13 at the annual WWDC event, 9To5Mac has obtained screenshots which showcase the updated operating system and some of its key features.Dark Mode eve...
23:00, 05/28/2019

Apple's Credit Card Won't Sync With Budgeting Apps Like Mint Apple’s slick new credit card is starting to arrive in a select few digital wallets, but Apple Card has one major limitation that might surprise you: You can’t export your data to financial apps. Appl...
18:42, 08/07/2019

When Parents Divorce, Apps Can Reduce the Child-Custody Acrimony Co-parenting apps may not solve every communication problem between divorcing parents, but experts say the technology’s benefits can ease the stress on children caught in the crossfire....
13:14, 04/30/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a media report that the iPhone maker was eliminating...
06:42, 04/29/2019

Tech news roundup: GDPR turns 1, and who makes the best apps? Karen Roby reports on this week's biggest tech news, which includes Huawei's Android license and GDPR’s one-year anniversary, as well as what Microsoft says about a potential version of the law in the...
21:56, 05/22/2019

Google Is Cracking Down On Weed Delivery Apps In the Play Store Google just announced that, even in places where weed has been legalized, it won’t allow any apps to arrange the delivery of marijuana, marijuana products, or products with THC. Part of a rollout of n...
00:56, 05/30/2019

Skype, Slack, other Electron-based apps can be easily backdoored Enlarge / No need to knock, Electron left the code unlocked. (credit: Getty Images) LAS VEGAS—The Electron development platform is a key part of many applications, thanks to its cross-platform capab...
08:14, 08/08/2019

South Wales police to use facial recognition apps on phones Force testing app that lets officers run snapshot through ‘watchlist’ to identify suspectsSouth Wales police are to have a facial recognition app installed on their phones to identify suspects without...
08:42, 08/08/2019

Listen, parents, here are 3 reasons you shouldn’t use child tracking apps The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are now apps to monitor people’s movement, health, mindfulness, sleep, eating habits ...
18:42, 05/20/2019

Millennials blowing it by ‘flexing’ wealth, status on dating apps While swiping on the dating app Bumble, Laurann O’Neill, 26, found someone who caught her eye — for all the wrong reasons. He was 23, attractive and obnoxious. Evan referred to himself as an entrepren...
00:56, 05/03/2019

WhatsApp tests letting you share your Status to Facebook and other apps Though WhatsApp is owned by Facebook, plenty of the app’s users are happy to ignore the fact the big blue parent network exists. Somewhat surprisingly, Facebook has been content to let WhatsApp do its...
06:56, 06/27/2019