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'Tech support' scams hit millennials hardest and many don't even realize it

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK)  --  A new study of online “tech support” scams shows that millennial’s – not the elderly – may be hardest hit by the widespread frauds, and ...

CEO of La Colombe coffee company speaks out against new tax bill

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  Todd Carmichael is one of the few chief executives in America to publicly condemn Republicans’ plans to slash the corporate tax rate and rewrite the ...

American Girl dolls available to borrow at libraries, thanks to Girl Scout's savvy

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A New York Girl Scout is giving hundreds of kids the chance to play with a childhood staple, the American Girl doll, by creating ...

Yoplait making Girl Scout Cookie flavors

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- If you love Girl Scout Cookies, but can't stand buying them from pushy co-workers with daughters, or maybe you want an ostensibly healthier alternative, Yoplait ...

18-month-old Elf on the Shelf uses adorable photos to raise toys for kids in need

Megan Schott (NEW YORK) --  Many use the beloved holiday tradition of dressing their kids up as an Elf on the Shelf just for laughs. But one Nashville, Indiana, ...

Russian-speaking hackers stole about $10 million from US, Russian banks: report

iStock/Thinkstock (MOSCOW) -- A top cyber security firm says it has identified a previously unknown group of Russian-speaking hackers who have allegedly stolen at least $10 million from U.S. ...

Boy, 8, collects more than 1,000 toys for children of Puerto Rico

ABCNews.com (NEW YORK) -- This Christmas has been the season of giving, not getting, for an 8-year-old boy in New Jersey whose home has become a bit like Santa's ...

Lego wins copyright case against two Chinese companies

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Lego has won its first copyright case in China, according to the company. The Danish toymaker said the case was against two Chinese companies that manufactured ...

Snow day cancels Six Flags' 'World Record' breaking snow fight

iStock/Thinkstock (JACKSON, N.J.) -- A Saturday showdown in New Jersey touted as the world’s largest snowball fight was abandoned after a Nor’easter dumped around 6-inches of snow.Six Flags Great ...

Spotify, Tencent to buy minority stakes in each other

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The world's largest music streaming service and one of the most popular social platforms in China are investing in each other.Spotify and China's Tencent Music ...

Financial tips for upgrading a family vehicle as more families drive this holiday season

moodboard/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A recent study found that Americans spend more time in their vehicles once school starts for their children and will continue to do so in ...

Facial recognition to become more accurate, companies will leverage machine learning to improve their products according to one expert

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Companies are improving facial recognition technology and using machine learning to increase efficiency and make their products more user-friendly for consumers, according to CapTech Mobile ...

Famed Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine calls sex abuse allegations 'unfounded'

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Metropolitan Opera conductor James Levine responded Thursday for the first time since it was announced Sunday the New York City institution had suspended Levine as ...

Starbucks unveils 'Christmas Tree Frappuccino'

Starbucks (NEW YORK) -- For a limited time, Starbucks is offering a holiday-themed Christmas Tree Frappuccino.The coffee chain describes the drink as being "mocha and peppermint...blended with milk and ...

Wall Street rebounds with positive day

JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- After a few days of losses, Wall Street bounced back on Thursday as all three major indices finished in positive territory.The Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

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