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The High Cost of Cash: ATM Fees on the Rise

payphoto/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) --  Getting cash from an automated teller machine not affiliated with your bank has never been so expensive.Out-of-network fees -- the price a consumer must pay for withdrawing from an ATM that's not in their bank's network in addition to the fees their own bank may charge -- are at an all-time high.A consumer can face a fee of $4.52 on average per out-of-network ATM withdrawal, according to a survey released Monday.That's a 21 percent incre

FanDuel, DraftKings 'Insider Trading' Allegations: An Explainer

Willard/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- Allegations of "insider trading" in the increasingly lucrative fantasy sports world are drawing attention to whether the industry should be more closely regulated.Last week, an employee of fantasy sports company DraftKings admitted to accidentally releasing NFL data before the start of the third week of N.F.L. football games. That same week, the employee won $350,000 at rival fantasy sports website FanDuel.Social media users accused the employee of "insider

Investors Take a Breather After Monday's Run-Up

stu99/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- Investors took a breather after Monday's big run-up.The biotech sector continued its slump, battered, by concerns the industry might face more scrutiny from Washington.The Dow rose nearly 14 points while the NASDAQ closed down 33 points. The S&P lost 7.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

'Steve Jobs' Movie: Writer Aaron Sorkin Thinks Critics Will Be 'Pleasantly Surpr

Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The movie "Steve Jobs," which depicts the Apple co-founder during three pivotal launches in his career, has garnered plenty of buzz but also some blowback from people concerned the movie may give an unfair depiction of Jobs.Following a screening of the film in New York City on Monday night, which marked the fourth anniversary of the Jobs' death, writer Aaron Sorkin and director Danny Boyle responded to critics -- including some people who were close

Securities Industry Employees Earning Record Salaries, Report Says

Securities Industry Employees Earning Record Salaries, Report Says (NEW YORK) — A new record on Wall Street has nothing to do with the close of the Dow.Not since the years preceding the financial crisis has high finance done so well. The average salary, including bonuses, in the securities industry in New York was up 14 percent in 2014 to more than $400,000, according to a report issued by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. That’s nearly six times higher than the rest of

Microsoft Unveils Surface Pro 4, Surface Book

Microsoft(NEW YORK) -- Microsoft has continued to up its game when it comes to making devices that function as both tablets and laptops.The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 made its debut Tuesday at the company's Windows 10 devices event in New York City boasting a 12.3-inch screen with five million pixels, making the resolution even higher with an even thinner screen."We have this goal, this dream," said Panos Panay, head of Microsoft's Surface team. "We want to make these the most productive devices on

Microsoft Band: What You Need to Know About the New Wearable

Alyssa Newcomb/ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Microsoft's first wearable, the Microsoft Band, has stood out as a sensor-rich device for tracking everything from sleep, heart rate and activity to keeping up with messages and calendar events throughout the day. Now, the company is ready to bring the Band into the world of Windows 10.The software company showed off the newest Microsoft Band Tuesday at an event in New York City. The latest version of the Band includes an 11th sensor -- a barometer -- allowin

Halloween 2015: Top Costume Trends

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- October is here, and that means that it is officially time to begin thinking about your Halloween costume.According to new data from Pinterest, the National Retail Federation and Halloween costume retailer Spirit Halloween, this year's hottest costume trends include big-name superheroes, fairy tale favorites, science-fiction all-stars and throwback Thursday outfits.Read on below to get a sneak-preview of some of the adult, children and pet Halloween costumes tha

Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL: A Look at Microsoft's New Phones

Stephen Brashear/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The future is officially here: You can unlock Microsoft's two new flagship smartphones just by looking at them.While Microsoft has lagged behind competitors when it comes to mobile device offerings, the company on Tuesday showed off two sleek new smartphones showcasing the best of what Windows 10 has to offer, including Windows Hello, which works with an iris scanner to recognize a device's user and instantly unlock it. The feature is currently availabl

ABC News Exclusive: Steve Jobs as You've Never Seen Him Before

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Never-before-seen video footage of Steve Jobs emerged on the fourth anniversary of the Apple co-founder’s death.The videos — played Monday for Apple employees, and obtained by ABC News — feature Jobs in conversations with his colleagues.“The greatest thing is when you do put your heart and soul into something over an extended period of time, and it is worth it,” he says in one of the video clips.Jobs died of cancer Oct.

What You Can't Get in McDonald's All-Day Breakfast Menu

iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The first day of McDonald's national roll-out of its all-day breakfast is here, but before you get your hopes up, here's what you can and can't order.The long-awaited menu for breakfast fans will vary by location. For those who love McGriddle sandwiches, you're out of luck. That item isn't a part of the all-day breakfast menu in any markets, so you'll be skipping on those 450 to 570 calories. Bagel sandwiches, cinnamon melts and "Big Breakfast" platt

Will Your Future Boss Be an Algorithm? One Expert Says Yes

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With robot vacuums, self-driving cars, and other other examples of so-called machine learners becoming more common, one author and computer science professor says someday soon, your boss could be nothing more than a computer algorithm — and it would be better than your current flesh-and-blood one. Pedro Domingos, computer science professor at the University of Washington and the author of the new book, The Master Algorithm: How the Quest for the Ultimate

LinkedIn Set to Pay Members for Spamming After Proposed Class Action Suit Settle

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- You might receive a lot of emails from networking website LinkedIn, but you might want to save one particular message from Oct. 2. In that message, the company says it agreed to pay $13 million in a proposed settlement for a lawsuit that claimed the company spammed customers without their consent.Specifically, the settlement is related to LinkedIn's "Add Connections" service that allows members to import contacts from their email accounts and email invit

Stock Markets Rose at End of Day, Oil Prices Up

stu99/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) --  Stock markets rose at Monday's close, along with the price of oil.The market led higher, by gains in the energy sector as the price of crude oil rose nearly two percent to $46 dollars and change.The Dow gained 304 points while the NASDAQ went up 73 points and the S&P picked up nearly 36.Copyright © 2015, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Whole Foods Suppliers Defend Using Prison Labor

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) --  The food companies that used prison labor to sell products at Whole Foods are defending their programs, saying they provide inmates with new skills and rehabilitation.Whole Foods, under pressure from prison reform advocacy groups protesting the wages earned by those behind bars, announced last week that it will stop offering products made by prisoners next year.The company specifically said it will stop selling tilapia sourced from Quixotic Farming

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