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Popular tax prep software sent financial information to Meta: report

Meta (formerly Facebook) corporate headquarters is seen in Menlo Park, California on November 9, 2022. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Popular tax prep software including TaxAct, TaxSlayer and H&R Block sent sensitive financial information to Facebook parent company Meta through its widespread code, known as a pixel, that helps developers track user activity […]

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BUSINESS

Twitter Blue relaunch delayed, may use new color checks for organizations

An image of new Twitter owner Elon Musk is seen surrounded by Twitter logos in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on 08 November, 2022.  STR | Nurphoto | Getty Images Twitter owner Elon Musk said on Monday evening that the company is planning to delay the relaunch of its $8 per month Blue Verified […]

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TECHNOLOGY

Apple spending $450 million with Globalstar, others for satellite texting

Apple said Thursday it will spend $450 million with U.S. companies to enable its new emergency satellite texting feature. The majority of that money will go to Globalstar, Apple said, a Louisiana-based company that operates the satellites that make the feature possible. Apple isn’t taking an equity stake in the company but it is committing […]

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BUSINESS

FTC seeks to hold Drizly CEO accountable for alleged security failures

The Drizly application on a smartphone. Tiffany Hagler-Geard | Bloomberg | Getty Images In a new proposed settlement, the Federal Trade Commission is seeking to hold a tech CEO accountable to specific security standards, even if he moves to a new company. The agency announced Monday that its four commissioners had voted unanimously to issue […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Apple raises prices on Apple TV+ and Apple Music

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc., smiles while speaking about Apple TV+ during an event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple on Monday increased monthly and annual subscription prices in the U.S. for its streaming services […]

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WORLD

Apple chipmaker TSMC considers expansion in Japan amid China tension: report

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Limited at Hsinchu Science Park. Shares of the world’s largest chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company rose as much as 5% on Wednesday morning in Asia after Morgan Stanley recommended the stock. Annabelle Chih | Getty Images News | Getty Images Computer chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. is weighing a […]

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BUSINESS

These 11 stocks can lead your portfolio’s rebound after the S&P 500 ‘earnings recession’ and a market bottom next year

This may surprise you: Wall Street analysts expect earnings for the S&P 500 to increase 8% during 2023, despite all the buzz about a possible recession as the Federal Reserve tightens monetary policy to quell inflation. Ken Laudan, a portfolio manager at Kornitzer Capital Management in Mission, Kan., isn’t buying it. He expects an “earnings […]

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