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Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

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Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check. More>>

Apple pushes digital wallet with Apple Pay Video included

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Apple is betting that people want to pay with a tap of the phone rather than a swipe of the card. More>>

4 Reasons shoppers will shrug off Home Depot hack

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Home Depot's data breach could wind up being among the largest ever for a retailer, but that may not matter to its millions of customers. More>>

5 million Gmail passwords leaked

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A list of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords appeared on a Russian Bitcoin forum Wednesday. More>>

Applications for US unemployment rise to 315K

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More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, though the trend in benefit applications in the past month remained low. More>>

Changes to affect families with childcare subsidies Video included

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Eligibility changes to childcare subsidies are expected to have a negative impact on families. More>>

Verizon offering iPhone 6 for free! Video included

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The iPhone 6 hasn't even been released yet, but there's already a way to get it for free. More>>

Debate over high power bills hits New Bern streets Video included

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The heated debate over high power bills hits the street in New Bern. More>>

Twitter tests shopping service with 'Buy' button

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Twitter is taking its users shopping. More>>

Will Apple finally reveal its next big thing? Video included

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Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses. More>>

US consumer borrowing jumps by most in 3 years

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U.S. consumers stepped up their borrowing in July, led by rising auto loans and higher credit card balances. More>>

Season's new phones are all about selfie image

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Visit any tourist destination, and you're bound to see individuals and groups taking photos of themselves for sharing on social media. It's a declaration to the world that they were there. More>>

Nevada offers Tesla up to $1.3B for battery plant

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Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Nevada won a high-stakes battle with four other states for Tesla Motors' coveted battery factory, but the win comes with a hefty price tag - up to $1.3 billion in tax breaks... More>>

Pace of health care spending likely to speed up

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The nation's respite from troublesome health care inflation is ending, the government said Wednesday in a report that renews a crucial budget challenge for lawmakers, taxpayers, businesses and patients. More>>

McCrory touts benefits of $5B natural gas pipeline Video included

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Governor McCrory made a couple of stops Tuesday, including one in the east, discussing a potential gas pipeline. More>>

US construction spending up 1.8 percent in July

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U.S. construction spending staged a strong rebound in July, rising by the largest amount in more than two years. All major categories of construction showed gains in an encouraging sign that spending on building projects... More>>

Tax forms could pose challenge for HealthCare.gov

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If you got health coverage through President Barack Obama's law this year, you'll need a new form from your insurance exchange before you can file your tax return next spring. More>>

Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

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President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for... More>>

Stealz app is win-win for businesses and customers Video included

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Everyone is looking for a deal and sometimes it's as easy as checking-in or posting a photo to your social media accounts, according to a new app that helps you save money and connect with your friends.Stealz is a smart phone app that helps you earn points by posting on your Twitter and Facebook accounts. More>>

Greenville store owner in national spotlight for offering healthy alternatives

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A local store owner gets national attention for providing healthy alternatives. More>>

New Bern Walmart Neighborhood Market moves closer to completion

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A new Walmart Neighborhood Market in New Bern, scheduled to open this spring, is moving closer to completion. More>>

Impress your friends and enrage your spouse with this Super Bowl TV buying guide

Buying a new TV can be a confusing and expensive endeavour. Here are some tips to ensure you get the most bang for your buck!
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5 steps to protect your credit

Recent data breaches remind consumers to secure financial information. More>>

Ten of the most fascinating cars for 2015

There are indeed a few boring cars on the market today; but these upcoming models in the pages ahead certainly won't be among them. More>>

Buying a car today? Go prepared or prepare to spend extra

If you're one of the many folks planning to purchase a new vehicle today -- or any day -- spend some time preparing for your shopping excursion. More>>

ENC shops offer discounts for Small Business Saturday

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Shops in eastern North Carolina offered deals to attract customers on Small Business Saturday.
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Apple launches slimmer, faster, and better looking new iPad Air

The iPad has been in need of an overhaul, given that the iPad 4 was a very light refresh over its predecessor, the iPad 3. Simply put, Apple has delivered here.
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Breast milk bought online may contain harmful germs

Even after working with several nursing experts, first-time mom Katie Sweet wasn't able to make enough of her own breast milk to feed her newborn daughter. More>>

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