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Discover signs up for Apple Pay, last among major credit cards

U.S. users of Discover cards are getting their Apple Pay, the last holdout among major credit card networks in the country. 
Several years ago, Joe Lagennusa was having a tough time making ends meet, so the sales manager in Florida turned to online payday lenders. Then last November, two accounts he had with a bank were hacked--multiple times--and the thieves made off with $1,100.  
 
Target-date funds have become a popular hands-off investment choice.  
 
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A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations. Registers that once merely rang up tabs and stored cash have evolved into hubs that can collect enormous volumes of data and carry out many tasks.  
 
PITTSBURGH -- Off-price retailing owes a nod to the basement below Filene's, a Boston department store that figured out a way in the early 1900s to get rid of excess inventory at a discount in a stripped-down space below the fancy sales floors upstairs.  
 
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Starbucks said its quarterly profit jumped 16 percent as its U.S. cafes attracted more visits and sold more food, including breakfast sandwiches.