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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 file photo, a Disney logo forms part of a menu for the Disney Plus movie and entertainment streaming service on a computer screen in Walpole, Mass. Disney Plus says it doesn’t have a security breach, but some users of the new streaming service have been shut out after hackers tried to break into their accounts. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Associated Press
November 20, 2019 - 1:47 pm
Disney said Disney Plus account passwords being sold in underground hacking forums are coming from previous breaches at other companies, predating last week’s launch of its streaming service. The company reiterated Wednesday that it found no evidence of a security breach and that account problems...
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Holiday season is also scam season.
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
November 19, 2019 - 3:46 pm
PITTSBURGH (KDKA Radio) - Holiday season is also scam season. Phishing scams, fake calls from the I.R.S., phony checks in the mail are all more common this time of year when consumers are already stressed about finances. Better Business Bureau of Western PA President and CEO Warren King advises...
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Associated Press
November 19, 2019 - 11:33 am
As you scan the crowded pages of Google search results for a low-cost loan, it can be difficult to decipher reputable lenders from predatory ones. These lenders, who use abusive or unfair practices, offer loans with high rates and excessively long or short repayment terms that make the lender money...
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Pennsylvania banking officials are warning consumers about a new scam in the Pittsburgh area and elsewhere in the state targeting victims looking for holiday cash.
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Joe DeStio
November 13, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Pennsylvania banking officials are warning consumers about a new scam in the Pittsburgh area and elsewhere in the state targeting victims looking for holiday cash.
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Jennifer Bloodworth
November 13, 2019 - 11:51 am
Costco is not offering $75 coupons.
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Google Offices
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Associated Press
November 13, 2019 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Google plans offer checking accounts run by Citigroup and a credit union, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. Big tech companies have been pushing into other arenas such as finance and health care to gain more access to consumer data. The push comes at a time when...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2019, file photo the logo for The Walt Disney Company appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Disney Plus launches its streaming service. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Associated Press
November 12, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney's brand-new streaming service Disney Plus may be a victim of its own success. The $7-a-month service offering an array of Disney classics and new shows suffered some technical difficulties hours after launching at 3 a.m. E.T. on Tuesday. The problems started a little before 7...
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Jennifer Bloodworth
November 07, 2019 - 1:21 pm
The Walmart in Uniontown is now the first in Pennsylvania to sell wine and beer.
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Advantage Cards
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Jennifer Bloodworth
November 05, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Starting Wednesday, GetGo and Giant Eagle customers will be able to use their Advantage card to pay for gas.
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Health Care
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Jennifer Bloodworth
November 04, 2019 - 12:35 pm
UnitedHealthcare fined $1 million after a state report found the company violated federal law that protects those with mental health disorders.
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