Nearly Half To Avoid Shopping At Stores That Have Been Hacked

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Nearly half of all shoppers worry about hackers stealing financial information this holiday season. Forty-five percent of those surveyed by CreditCards.com say they don't feel comfortable shopping at stores like Target and Home Depot because of major security breaches. Forty-eight percent are more likely to use cash to buy holiday gifts this year…

NHTSA Issues Recall Of Nearly Five-Million Vehicles

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is calling for immediate action for over four and a-half-million vehicles. The agency says certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan and GM models may have defective airbags, which were made by Japan's Takata Corporation. Officials say the inflators of the front passenger air bag may rupture and…

Existing Home Sales Hit One-Year High In September

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Existing home sales are soaring. The National Association of Realtors says home resales rose to their highest level in a year in September. Existing home sales jumped two-point-four percent last month to an annual rate of five-point-17 million units. The numbers beat analysts expectations.

ISIS Oil Worth $2M A Day

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Terrorist group ISIS is pulling in big money from the oil fields it now controls in Iraq and Syria. A new report from global analytics firm IHS estimates the militants stand to make 800-million dollars a year. Oil is the prime funding source for ISIS, and the reason it can supply itself with…

Ford Develops Seat That Detects Heart Attacks

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Aachen, Germany) -- Ford is getting ready to debut a car seat that can keep you safe during a heart attack. The seat has a half-dozen embedded sensors that can detect if someone is suffering from cardiac arrest. From there, Ford has put the technology in place to take control of the vehicle and allow…