Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
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The error was attributed to a processing mistake that occurred between the bank and at least one payment network, according to a person familiar with the matter who asked not to be identified because details of the malfunction aren’t public.
Jim Issokson, a spokesman for MasterCard, and Paul Cohen, a spokesman for Visa, didn’t immediately return phone calls and e-mails seeking comment.
Apple Pay is part of Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook’s push to expand the company into new businesses while upgrading core products, including the iPhone and iPad.
The maximum annual earnings subject to Social Security tax will also rise next year — to $118,500 from $117,000 this year.
“We hear from our clients that 1.7 percent does not keep up with increasing health care costs,” says William Meyer, chief executive of Social Security Solutions.
Others include raising payroll taxes or raising the age at which one can collect full retirement benefits.
Bay Area residents can get free advice from financial planners, CPAs and estate lawyers on Saturday at the fifth annual San Francisco Financial Planning Day.
There will be presentations and one-on-one counseling on issues including retirement, budgeting, debt, credit scores, investing, taxes, homeowners, insurance, college savings, estate planning and insurance.
The event is organized by the San Francisco mayor and treasurer’s offices, Financial Planning Association, Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards and the Foundation for Financial Planning.
In years past, people have sought advice on whether they could afford to retire, when to start Social Security benefits and what to do if they haven’t filed tax returns for three years.
To volunteer at the event, advisers must be a certified financial planner or licensed in their profession, such as law, accounting or debt counseling.
The Federal Communications Commission suspended a 180-day clock in its reviews of Comcast’s bid to buy rival Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion, and AT&T’s $48.5 billion offer for satellite-TV provider DirecTV.
Parker said on Bloomberg Television that his company was unhappy with how the NFL has handled domestic violence by players.
Nike, which is the league’s main apparel sponsor and provides teams with jerseys and other equipment, canceled an endorsement deal with running back Ray Rice after he was captured on camera striking his then-fiancee, whom he later married.