A computer chip is seen on a newly issued credit card in this photo illustration taken in Encinitas, Calif., this week. In an effort to reduce counterfeit and credit card fraud, more than 200 million payment cards have been issued with embedded computer chips in the U.S., ahead of a Oct. 1 deadline for the switch to such cards, according to the Smart Card Alliance. Mike Blake/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Nurses Patricia Wegener (left) and Susan Davis at Mercy Hospital can monitor the condition of a patient who is miles away via the hospital's technology. But some health insurers and analysts remain skeptical that telemedicine saves money. Alex Smith/KCUR hide caption

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A police officer keeps watch outside the Federal Reserve headquarters in Washington, D.C., where policymakers weighed whether to boost interest rates. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, speaking at a news conference in Washington on Thursday, said the U.S. economy has been performing well but the global outlook is more uncertain. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee in July. This week, Yellen and other policymakers are weighing the Fed's first rate increase in nine years. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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New federal rules would make millions more workers eligible for overtime. Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and other policymakers will meet in Washington, D.C., this week to weigh a possible increase in interest rates. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Mark Patterson, owner of PATCO Construction in Sanford, Maine, said his company lost more than $500,000 to cyber fraud. John Ydstie/NPR hide caption

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Staying in a hotel, eating in a restaurant, buying goods online; just about every transaction these days is followed by a request to rate your experience. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Evan Bonham is a senior majoring in recorded music at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Alex Welsh for NPR hide caption

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