Someone Just Bought a House in L.A. for $102 Million... In Cash

When Los Angeles's most expensive house went up for sale at $125 million, no one expected it to go for that price in a million years. Well, someone, identified only as a "French billionaire," has bought said house for only slightly less that that figure: $102 million. And just to rub it in, the dude paid cash. » 4/01/14 6:42pm 4/01/14 6:42pm

How Budgeting Your Gadget Purchases Could Blow Your Budget

We all know what it's like: you decide you finally need to get a new computer, TV or camera. The first thing you do is work out how much you can spend, then start looking for the best products in your price range. Big mistake, because budgeting like that will likely cause you to spend more. Here's how to wise up. » 7/04/12 7:00pm 7/04/12 7:00pm

This Skimmer Is Why You Should Be Nervous at ATMs

There have been plenty of attempts to make ATM skimmers look realisticincluding 3D printing—but this is perhaps the best yet. Reported by Krebs on Security, you would have to be an expert to spot it. » 4/25/12 5:03am 4/25/12 5:03am

Apple Will Spend $45 Billion to Pay Dividends and Buy Shares Back

Sorry fanboys, there's no Steve Jobs cloning program or awesome philanthropic effort coming from Apple. But if you are an Apple shareholder, be happy: they just announced a $45 billion plan for a new dividend and share repurchase program. They will also keep 'making strategic investments.' » 3/19/12 8:35am 3/19/12 8:35am