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April 14, 2017 1:06 PM Trump plays hardball with Dems on ObamaCare payments

President Trump has riled congressional Democrats by threatening earlier this week to hold back payments to health insurers in an apparent bid to get them to negotiate over a new ObamaCare replacement package. The president needled the minority party – which he’s suggested he could work with in the wake of House Republicans’ failure to pass an earlier 67

April 14, 2017 1:00 AM Trump Makes His First Big Changes To Obamacare

New rules are supposed to help the markets work better even as Trump threatens to blow them up. President Donald Trump’s administration has taken its first action to change the way the health insurance marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act operate, aiming to shore them up for next year’s sign-up period. The regulation published by the Centers 56

April 13, 2017 6:00 AM Trump's Currency Rulebook Seems to Give His Own Jawboning a Pass

In President Donald Trump’s world view, currency manipulation is bad, except when he’s the one calling the shots. Usurping the Treasury Department’s imminent report on global foreign exchange policy, Trump told the Wall Street Journal the dollar is “getting too strong,” igniting a slump in the greenback just as traders in the U.S. were wrapping up. The comments 93

April 11, 2017 3:08 AM At Wells Fargo, Crushing Pressure and Lax Oversight Produced a Scandal

The red flags were all there, waiting for somebody to stitch them together. An increasing number of Wells Fargo customers were opening accounts and neglecting to make a deposit. By 2012, only 80 percent of newly opened accounts were being funded, compared with 90 percent in 2005, according to a report that a panel of the bank’s board members issued on Monday 70

April 10, 2017 3:43 PM 10 shocking passages from the Wells Fargo report on aggressive sales practices

‘This is not systemic,’ former CEO said in email As Wells Fargo released a 113-page report Monday on a board committee’s inquiry into the company’s sales practices, the bank announced it has clawed back an additional $75 million in compensation from two top executives . Here are selected passages from the report, which the current CEO, Tim Sloan, said he accepted 69

April 7, 2017 6:55 PM New ‘Call of Duty’ Mobile Game Will Come From House of ‘Candy Crush’

Activision Blizzard puts one of its most lucrative properties in the hands of a company it acquired last year Activision Blizzard Inc. tapped King, its unit behind the hit game “Candy Crush Saga,” to create a new “Call of Duty” mobile game, putting one of its most lucrative properties in the hands of the casual-gaming company it acquired last year for $5.9 billion 55

April 6, 2017 2:34 PM Xbox Project Scorpio specs revealed: Microsoft's next console is a Radeon-infused monster

But sorry, PC enthusiasts: AMD's Ryzen isn't inside. While Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro struggles to hit 4K resolution in many games, Microsoft’s next-gen Xbox is shaping up to be an utter beast of a console. On Thursday, Microsoft revealed the hardware specifications for its Xbox “Project Scorpio” console via Eurogamer’s Digital Foundry—some of the most demanding 70

March 30, 2017 8:12 PM Man uses 3D printer to build retro arcade gaming system

March 30 (UPI) -- A tech-minded video game fan in Malaysia shared the process he used to create his own working retro arcade gaming machine with a 3D printer. Christopher Tan, a nanoblock artist based in Malaysia, said he bought electronic components including an LCD display and a Raspberry Pi 3 computer online before tackling the project of using his 3D printer 69

March 28, 2017 10:09 PM Three Big Questions on the NFL and Las Vegas

The Raiders stiff Oakland for Nevada’s money and a new home. Is it a gamble—or a clever entryway for sports gaming? By now, you’ve surely heard that the football Raiders are abandoning their original home of Oakland for the desert of Las Vegas, and what appears to be a beautiful, state-of-the-art onyx bidet. In some ways, this is a familiar story: Vegas 86

March 27, 2017 9:15 PM By approving Raiders’ plan the NFL makes its move on Las Vegas

PHOENIX — Owners of the NFL’s teams, convening Monday at a Phoenix resort for the annual league meeting, voted 31-1 to ratify the Raiders’ proposed relocation from Oakland to Las Vegas in a move that once would have been practically unthinkable given the league’s long-standing public opposition to sports gambling. The Raiders will be the second major 81