Twitter Takes On Apple, Facebook By Allowing Users In France To Transfer Money With TweetsTwitter is partnering with France's second-largest bank this week to allow its customers to transfer money with tweets.
Albany To Pay 28 Homeless People $3,000 Each To Leave The BulbPeople living on a former landfill known as the Albany Bulb will have to move out by Friday as part of a settlement with the city of Albany.
Obama Administration Reveals $3 Million Medicare Payouts To Doctors, 38 In CaliforniaAccording to the Medicare data, California had 38 doctors that were paid at least $3 million in 2012.
Apple Demands $380M From Samsung In Patent TrialApple demanded that Samsung Electronics pay it $380 million for copying vital iPhone and iPad features.
Silicon Valley Prostitutes Using Mobile Apps To Accept Credit Card PaymentsForget about leaving money on the nightstand, Silicon Valley prostitutes are proving to be almost as tech savvy as their high-tech clients, according to published reports.
ConsumerWatch: Banks Agree To Pay $8.5B For Foreclosure AbuseU.S. banks have taken another step to clear away the wreckage of the 2008 financial crisis by agreeing to pay $8.5 billion to settle charges that they wrongfully foreclosed on millions of homeowners.
Tech Report: New App Pays People To Watch TV ShowsKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said he is not sure the model for Viggle will prove to be successful.
California Bill Would Collect Taxes From Online SalesCalifornia would collect more of the taxes people owe when they buy items online from out-of-state companies under a bill that is moving through the state Legislature over the objections of Amazon.com and other Internet retailers.
ConsumerWatch: Scammers Target Payday Loan ApplicantsPayday loans are often a last resort for people in need of cash, but they can include high interest rates and even harassing phone calls. But at least one consumer tells us they can also be an ourtright scam.
ConsumerWatch: State Disability Benefits Move To Debit CardsCalifornia is starting to switch over to a new payment system for most state benefits. Instead of checks, recipients will soon be receiving Employment Development Debit cards issued by Bank of America.