IRS Warns Taxpayers of Newest Tax Scam

Mar 14, 2016, 7:53 pm EDT

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is warning taxpayers of a new tax scam. Source: Flickr

Scammers acting like they are agents of the IRS have stolen tens of millions of dollars from taxpayers who thought they were paying their taxes. Taxpayers are being called and the agency is claiming that taxpayer information needs to be verified over the phone.

The scammers call and say they are with the IRS and have the consumer’s tax return. They then ask to verify some information to process your return. Read 

Ben Carson Endorses Donald Trump

Mar 11, 2016, 6:30 pm EDT

Ben Carson has publicly expressed his support for Donald Trump’s presidential bid.

The retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential candidates backed the billionaire Friday, saying Trump has two sides: the combative campaign persona and a “very cerebral” approach in private.

Carson suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Trump now has the endorsement of two former nominees in Carson and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Read 

Why Michael Bloomberg Says He Will NOT Run for President in 2016

Mar 8, 2016, 4:05 pm EDT

Michael Bloomberg will not be running for president.

The former New York City Mayor said that he will not bid to become the Republican presidential candidate as doing so could potentially increase the chances of Donald Trump or Ted Cruz winning the election.

“That is not a risk I can take in good conscience,” Bloomberg wrote. He also criticized both Democratic and Republican candidates for adjusting their platform to cater to fringes of both parties. Read 

TRENDING: Is Mitt Romney Running for President in 2016?

Mar 3, 2016, 4:34 pm EDT

Is Mitt Romney running for president in 2016? Source: Flickr

The 2012 Republican candidate has rallied support — perhaps unwittingly — by launching a tirade against presidential hopeful Donald Trump, calling him “very, very not smart” and “phony.”

Romney delivered the speech Thursday where he speculated about the length of Trump’s fingers. His speech was followed by increased activity in political betting markets as many speculate that Romney may make another run for the White House this year. Read 

Presidential Election 2016: What Is Super Tuesday?

Mar 1, 2016, 1:14 pm EDT

Today, March 1, 2016, is Super Tuesday and its a big deal for the 2016 presidential candidates and voters.

According to Wikipedia, Super Tuesday is the single day during the presidential elections where the most votes can be won. Candidates that are looking to secure the nominations from both parties usually need to do well on this day.

Here is a list of the states holding primary voting on Super Tuesday. Read 

Apple Inc. (AAPL): The FBI Is Oversimplifying What’s at Stake

Feb 25, 2016, 10:15 am EDT
Apple Inc. (AAPL): The FBI Is Oversimplifying What’s at Stake

Just as Apple Inc. (AAPL) suggested would be the case, the “one time” the FBI needed the consumer technology maker to unlock an iPhone as part of an investigation isn’t just a one time thing. As The New York Times explained on Tuesday, there are at least nine other iPhones the government agency recently requested Apple open up the backdoor to.

And, just as was the case in the high-profile battle over the iPhone owned by San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook, Apple refused to fulfill those other nine requests, ultimately explaining it was in the best interest of owners of Apple products as well as owners of Apple stock that it defend the privacy rights of the innocent, even if doing so protects the guilty.

The decision(s) have stirred up a philosophical hornet’s nest. Read 

1 3 4 5 6 7 251