News tagged with cash

Review: Apple Pay in action

If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't ...

Oct 21, 2014
1.5 / 5 (17) 6

The cash register rings its last sale

(AP)—Ka-ching! The cash register may be on its final sale. Stores across the U.S. are ditching the old-fashioned, clunky machines and having salespeople—and even shoppers themselves—ring up sales on ...

Mar 22, 2013
3.6 / 5 (7) 9

Need an expert? Try the crowd

In 1714, the British government held a contest. They offered a large cash prize to anyone who could solve the vexing "longitude problem" — how to determine a ship's east/west position on the open ocean ...

Aug 14, 2012
4.2 / 5 (6) 23 | with audio podcast

Apple to pay dividend, start stock buybacks

Thirty-six years after its founding, Apple Inc. is finally loosening up its purse strings to reward shareholders directly, by instituting a dividend and share buyback program.

Mar 19, 2012
1.6 / 5 (7) 1