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  • Wal-Mart to end healthcare coverage for 30,000 part-timers

    Retail giant Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting healthcare benefits for roughly 30,000 part-time employees, citing rising costs. Wal-Mart said Tuesday that it will end coverage for employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week. The decision affects 2% of...
  • Four ways credit firms can ease sting of fraud

    Four ways credit firms can ease sting of fraud
    Another dispatch from Somebody Nobody Asked™, America's pre-eminent unsolicited advice columnist. Dear Credit- & Debit-Card Industry: Rare is the week that goes by that we don't see TV reporters doing their late-news live standups in front of...
  • Wal-Mart's ACA-approved path to cut costs: end part-timers' coverage

    Wal-Mart gave lawmakers a concise lesson in economics Tuesday when it disclosed that it would no longer offer health insurance to yet more of its part-time employees. According to the Associated Press, the retail giant has decided not to provide...
  • Halloween pop-ups a little scarcer

    Halloween pop-ups a little scarcer
    One drawback to an improving economy is the shrinking number of empty storefronts for such pop-up stores as those selling Halloween merchandise. Spirit Halloween, which used to operate a dozen or so stores in the weeks leading up to the holiday, has...
  • U.S. hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste

    U.S. hospitals unprepared to handle Ebola waste
    U.S. hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country, potentially putting the wider community at risk, biosafety experts said. Waste management...
  • Jewel-Osco stores hit again by data hack

    Jewel-Osco stores hit again by data hack
    All Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois, Indiana and Iowa were among several U.S. supermarkets affected by another recent card fraud incident, the chain’s parent company said. The latest attack appears to have occurred in late August or early September,...
  • Orlando's electric utility fights cyberwar

    Orlando's electric utility fights cyberwar
    Security staffers at Orlando's utility have been watching for more than a year now as the digital tentacles of hackers reach through the World Wide Web and caress the power provider's computerized operations — not a few times, or thousands, but...
  • Review: 'The Equalizer' ★★

    Review: 'The Equalizer' ★★
    Based loosely on the 1985-1989 television series, on which Edward Woodward never stuck garden shears in an enemy's throat and never, ever stabbed anyone through the neck with a corkscrew, "The Equalizer" smells like a hit. But I wish it had one completely...
  • ID theft cases soar

    ID theft cases soar
    Hundreds of dollars to an online gaming company. A $4 fast food tab. A few pennies here or there for who knows what. Kathryn Broderick, 28, of Lincoln Park, doesn’t have weird spending habits, but the thieves that have gained access to her...
  • Home Depot offers free year of credit monitoring after data breach

    Home Depot offers free year of credit monitoring after data breach
    The Home Depot is offering free credit monitoring and identity repair assistance from AllClear Pro following a massive payment system data breach which may have started on April 1. The Atlanta-based home improvement retailer confirmed on Sept. 18 that...
  • Home Depot Offering Credit Protection Following Security Breach: Here's How To Get It

      No matter where the security breach might be -- the latest is Home Depot -- the advice is always the same: guard your personal information, change passwords if you've shopped at the retailer recently and monitor your credit report. Here's...