Customers feel more accomplished when progress tracked in round numbers

The study shows reaching a goal expressed in round numbers results in higher levels of customer satisfaction. That was particularly true when the final goal was still distant. Hitting intermediate targets expressed as round numbers increased customers’ feeling of progress … Read more…

Capital One data breach exposes tens of thousands of Social Security numbers, linked bank accounts

Capital One says a data breach identified earlier this month exposed personal information of its customers, including social security details and bank account numbers. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics deals direct from Samsung

TIDAL Is Undergoing a Criminal Investigation in Norway for Falsifying Streaming Numbers

JAY-Z’s TIDAL streaming service is currently undergoing a criminal investigation in Norway for allegedly “faking” streams for Beyoncé’s Lemonade and Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo. Last year, TIDAL was exposed by Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv, who obtained a hard … Read more…

The economy’s not as strong as the numbers indicate, says Starwood Capital Group CEO Barry Sternlicht

Jim Cramer sits down with Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, amid a vigorous sell-off to hear his take on the U.S. economy. Real Estate BEST DEAL UPDATE: Easily Sell Your Home With ForSaleByOwner! A Home Sells … Read more…